+Will and White Bandy are fitting the Cother building opposite the Chronicle office for a barbershop. They intend to put in cold and hot bath arrangements and expect to be in business in about two weeks.
+Mr. Little, the mail carrier, had a nice little walk in the rain Monday. His horse got frightened by an umbrella and took French leave.
+School tuition rates: First and second grades, 50 cents a month: Third and fourth grades, 75 cents a month: Fifth and sixth grades, $1.00 a month: Seventh and eighth grades, $1.25 a month.
+Snowfall in this section thus far this winter has been beyond ordinary. The fall of snow last week here showed a depth of six inches at daylight and it is estimated that fully ten inches fell as it melted constantly as it fell.
+Herbert Hoover, secretary of commerce, may head an international commission to disarm China. China now has the largest standing army or group of armies in any nation in the world.
+Some twenty business men of the town met and organized a Chamber of Commerce for Crossville. They elected G.E. Harrison, president; T.E. Measamer, secretary; and J.S. Reed, treasurer.
+Steps were taken to put in a cannery plant here this season to can tomatoes and string beans. Most of those present agreed to pay $1 a month into the treasury for at least a year.
+The heaviest snowfall of many years began about 10 Friday evening, Feb. 12. The official snowfall was 14 inches. Roads were clogged, streets blocked, schools and industries closed. Lantana Road was blocked by five-foot drifts.
+A 6-foot, 11-inch golden eagle was the victim of a predator trap in the Catoosa area. It was released and not seriously injured. When it is completely healed it will be released. It weighs over 10 pounds and its body length is 33 inches.
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School system looks to attract bus drivers
The transportation department is looking for ways to attract more school bus drivers, with subs, teachers, coaches and maintenance workers helping to cover all the school system bus routes. One possibility is helping to defray the cost of obtaining a CDL license, about $250, for new drivers.
CMC burglary probe continues
Crossville Police are continuing their investigation into a burglary at Cumberland Medical Center during which items were taken including controlled medication, according to a department report.
- 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.
- 1st, 2nd District meeting set
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.
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