+The headline was Cupid’s Capers. It was whispered about the courthouse that a “wedding on the wing” would be celebrated at the Hamby Hotel shortly. A license was procured for Thomas P. Norris and Amanda Hyder and a hurried assemblage of spectators watched as the two were made one by his Honor Judge Hamby. An indignant father and irate mother were headed to the courthouse but the knot was tied before objections could be entered. As soon as the ceremony was performed the bridal party left on mule for the Third District where a retinue of the groom’s friends were waiting to congratulate the couple.
+Capt. Lina Beecher spent last Saturday night in Crossville before starting for Cincinnati and other points east in the interest of the Genesis and Obed River railroad. He says the survey will reach Crossville in about ten days.
+What might have been a serious conflagration at the Spring Lawn Hotel Sunday morning was promptly averted yet the argument is more convincing that Crossville is badly in need of an organized fire brigade.
+At the end of last month the most severe ice and sleet storm in many years hit the state. Ice hung on the limbs of trees for two days and many damaged power and telephone lines were out of service.
+Bethel — Last week for three days we had more ice than we have seen in years.
+Hebbertsburg — The sleet and ice damaged lots of apple and peach trees in the orchards.
+Chestnut Hill — During the icy weather last week Kenneth Martin went out to the barn and found his sow with nine fine new pigs.
+School buses must meet war efforts requirements. They are required to have a Certificate Necessity fixing the maximum number of miles of operation and authorizing the necessary fuel, parts and tires for same. Transportation is provided only for students, teachers and school employees who would have to walk more than two miles to a school or more than half a mile to a school bus trunk line.
+Editorial — Who will feed them? It is predicted that the world population will double by 2000. Underdeveloped countries and their people must learn to feed themselves or limit births.
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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.
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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.
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