CROSSVILLE — Cumberland County Fire Department firefighters were called to the home of John and Joanne Finn on Wightman Rd. Saturday. About 50 percent of the home was destroyed in the fire that began in the utility room. Cumberland County Fire units from the Main Station at Livingston Rd., Mayland, Pleasant Hill and Plateau responded at 12:14 p.m. and were on the scene for about three hours. Investigation of the cause of the fire is continuing.
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- Making joyful noise
Northwest Connector, public records on consent agenda
Crossville City Council holds their regular December meeting tonight at 6:05 p.m. with two public hearings and the audit committee meeting scheduled before hand.
Child pornography case headed to trial
A man who admitted to an investigator that he possessed on his computer images depicting children in settings of a sexual nature — described by an investigator as child pornography — appears headed for a jury trial.
Past catches up with defendant
Despite being found guilty by a Cumberland Count jury earlier this year of promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, Donnie Dewayne Davenport, 59, held out hope he would be placed on probation, or at least receive a split sentence.
Fort flew for her country
As a part of remembering Pearl Harbor Day this week, it seemed a good time to write about someone from Nashville who is not often remembered in connection with this horrific day.
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Panel OKs $21K for fire alarm system at Justice Center
The county's budget committee approved a $21,731 budget amendment to allow for repairs of the fire alarm system at the Cumberland County Justice Center.
Hundreds visit with Santa at Model RR Club Exhibit
Rows and rows of twinkly-eyed children, patient parents and loving grandparents filled the Crossville Model Railroad Exhibit and spilled out into the lobby of Crossville Outlet Mall on Monday, Dec. 2 for the long awaited appearance of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Mrs. Claus read The Polar Express and she and Santa had their pictures made professionally with each child as the Model Railroad Club’s gift to the children of Crossville.
Split sentence given in burglary plea
A Cumberland County man facing burglary and theft charges along with a probation violation charge opted to accept a plea agreement and was given a split sentence in the case.
Meth plea nets 5-year sentence
Adam Brian Smith was facing multiple drug and other charges. Appearing before Criminal Court Judge David Patterson he decided to cut his losses and accept a state offer that called for him to plead guilty to some charges in exchange for a five-year prison sentence.
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