+Dr. Dyke of Grassy Cove was called to see Willie Swan Monday who is suffering from a carbuncle on his foot.
+The young people of our town would be much benefited and the older people entertained by an active and energetic literary society. Few things do more to develop the young mind and broaden thoughts than a debating society. Who will be the first to act in this matter?
+Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia stopped here for a short call on Mayor C.M. Smith. “I like it here. You have a beautiful little city,” he told the mayor. LaGuardia had arrived unannounced because he was anxious to meet a colleague and pay his respects to Crossville’s mayor.
+More than 60 ladies from Crossville and surrounding communities enjoyed the semi-formal dance held at the Internment Camp. The dance was under the auspices of the Camp Special Services Office. Transportation was furnished by that service. Over 80 couples took part in the Grand March and included officers, their wives and lady friends.
+Use V-Mail for your men in service overseas. 20 blanks for 10 cents.
+Women will probably make up about 30 percent of the labor force this year in war industries.
+A conference on Child Abuse and Neglect was held in Crossville. DHS personnel and a recently formed local Task Force initiated by Kids, Inc. are working on a program to try to halt child abuse.
+The city has stopped thawing water lines with an electric welder because of the possibility involved. Crossville homeowners who have been forced to leave their water faucets running to prevent their pipes from freezing won’t lose money from the practice, Mayor Howard Hicks said.
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No action on energy proposal
The Cumberland County Board of Education continues to debate if it needs the services of another company to capture more energy savings and how to go about choosing a company.
Buyers urged to Shop Small
Local shops and small businesses are what make one community unique from the next, and also what help to drive the local economy. This past Saturday, local merchants and their unique stores were celebrated with Shop Small Saturday, a program that encourages shopping at the small, independent businesses in a community.
Crime spree nets guilty plea; judge to decide sentence
A man who racked up four charges over a two-week period pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court and is waiting to stand before a judge to learn what his fate will be.
Looney seeks evidence from Souza
The city's Northwest Connector project has been the target of accusations by Crossville City Councilman Pete Souza, but now one of the people mentioned in Souza's latest “white paper,” as he calls them, has fired back.
OLD UNCLE GIB: A land of abundant harvests
The Chronicle of November 18, 1903, had an interesting note that seemed appropriate for the Thanksgiving week. “Judge Hamby being an early riser found a pheasant in the courthouse Saturday morning. He chased it upstairs where he succeeded in capturing it alive. It was likely blown in there during the wind and rain storm of Friday night. The Judge gave the bird to County Clerk Rose who dined off it.”
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Woman charged in PCH prize scam
A Crossville woman has been arrested by city police and charged with participating in a fraudulent scheme involving alleged winnings from a Publisher's Clearinghouse drawing.
Arson suspected in house fire
A house fire that Crossville and Cumberland County firefighters responded to Nov. 11 has been ruled as an arson fire, according to a Cumberland County Sheriff's Department investigator.
Breeding named Senior Volunteer of the Year
The 2013 Cumberland County Senior Volunteer of the Year Awards, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance, were recently held to recognize some of the county's most caring and dedicated volunteers. Eight organizations nominated their favorite helpers for the awards, and each received a plaque for their service to the community during a special ceremony at Fair Park Senior Center.
Attendance policy refined
The Cumberland County Board of Education approved another tweak to its attendance policy, providing an option for principals to excuse student absences for special events, educational opportunities and religious activities.
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