+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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- Celebrating a milestone
Hickes to represent county at Poetry Out Loud
Madison Hickes, a senior at Cumberland County High School, will represent the county at the state Poetry Out Loud state finals March 14-15.
Grand jury: No city wrongdoing
A cross-section of Cumberland County citizens empaneled on the grand jury reviewed 115 pages of city of Crossville documents and meeting minutes, 927 additional documents from Crossville City Councilman Pete Souza, 22 separate investigative reports and 21 exhibits from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and listened to testimony from TBI Special Agent Billy Miller and Souza before concluding there was no evidence of wrongdoing on anyone's part.
Food service earns top safety scores
Providing safe, nutritious meals is the priority of the Cumberland County School Nutrition Program, and the cafeteria staffs at each school have worked hard to post outstanding ratings on Tennessee Department of Health safety inspections.
Panel concerned over possible budget shortfall on EMS billing collections
A few county commissioners expressed concerns over a possible budget shortfall for Emergency Medical Service collections during the last emergency services committee meeting.
BOE gives Andrews evaluation
The Cumberland County Board of Education completed an evaluation of Director of Schools Donald Andrews, though he has not yet completed a full year in the post.
BOE accepts payment plan for liquor $$
The Crossville City Council will repay the school system $460,179 in back liquor by the drink revenues over four years, with the first payment of $160,179 to be made immediately.
City council answers citizens’ questions at open forum
Members of the Crossville City Council answered questions from the public during an open forum on city of Crossville projects at the Palace Theatre.
Miller appeal dismissed
The Knoxville appeals court agreed with the original circuit court trial judge in dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by former Crossville city manager Jack Miller against now former city councilman Boyd Wyatt, saying that Wyatt's comment was protected by the immunity of legislative privilege for elected officials.
Internet solicitation case nets 2 years
A Nashville area man — one of three men charged with soliciting minors for sexual activities over the Internet was sentenced to two years in prison following a hearing in Cumberland County Criminal Court recently.
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