+Clark Shattler, one of the leading new dealers of Cincinnati, is here for a few weeks. He is interested in a patent for the manufacture of kegs and barrels from wood pulp. A company will soon be formed and the product put on the market. He feels there is a bright prospect for a fortune in the new invention.
+The people of Monterey and vicinity are again agitating the question of petitioning the legislature to establish a new county seat.
+James Taylor and family and friends have tasted the coffee berry or bean that he raised this year. It is said that some coffee drinkers like it better than coffee. Its use would save needless expense for that drink. It is not a new plant and the seed is sold by seedmen. It can be raised for two to three cents a pound.
+Many persons viewed the partial eclipse of the moon that occurred here on October 23 at 6 p.m. At its greatest height the moon was obscured for about two thirds of its surface. It lasted more than an hour.
+There is very little economic difference between the man and woman of today. A woman spends her money for attire and a man spends his money for a tire.
+Last week Paul Linde sold his 40-acre farm laying two miles south of town for $1,800. The farm comprises 40 acres, 20 of which are cleared and have been under cultivation for one or more years. There is also a good barn, a good two-room log house, a splendid well and several young fruit trees.
+Holiday Hills residents left the Crossville City Council meeting angry. They expressed displeasure over the low water level at Holiday Lakes. The lake was full in July and the water is now down four feet leaving a receding shoreline.
- Area News
Crossville man charged in Knox bank robbery
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Cumberland County sheriff's investigators arrested a Crossville man last Friday and immediately took him to Knoxville for arraignment in the robbery of a Knox County bank.
Annual Christmas parade set for Saturday evening
The holidays are just around the corner and that means Christmas is not far away, and any thoughts of Christmas brings the city of Crossville’s Annual Christmas Parade into the conversation. The big City Christmas Parade will be held this year on Saturday, Dec. 14, getting under way at 4:30 p.m.
Commissioner questions SRO funding
The county's schools and education committee will meet Thursday night after one county commissioner on the budget committee questioned the current status of funds being transferred from the school system to the sheriff's department to pay for School Resource Officers.
- Deck the halls!
Crossville man dies in Sunday crash
A Crossville man suffered fatal injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday and the driver of a second vehicle suffered serious injuries, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol's preliminary investigation.
Plea entered in tax evasion case
A Crossville businessman presented Clerk of Courts Larry Sherrill a check for $75,000 prior to his appearance in Cumberland County Criminal Court as a down payment on restitution the state says he owes in a tax evasion case.
Human remains identified
The human skeletal remains that were discovered Oct. 19 by Boy Scouts camping in a remote area of Cumberland Mountain State Park have been identified as a man from Florida.
Healing oxygen saves foot, redeems living
In 2011 Don Bowen was face-to-face with the doctor. The mood was tense and solemn.
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.
- More Area News Headlines
- Crossville man charged in Knox bank robbery