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Theft from employer draws suspended sentence
A former fast food restaurant employee accused of stealing a bank deposit from a manager's purse pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court and was ordered to pay restitution as part of his suspended sentence conditions. He was also placed under judicial diversion status.
BOE studies long-range plans
The Cumberland County Board of Education is concerned about the impact new standards and assessments will have on academic achievement standards imposed by the state; but one board member cautioned against setting an expectation of poor scores for the students.
No action on workplace policy
The proposed policy on a productive workplace for the city of Crossville was pulled out of the consent agenda for discussion by the Crossville City Council, but no action was taken on the issue that sought to bring civility to interactions between elected officials, city staff and employees.
Bertram takes top spot at SMHS
Jessica Bertram is the valedictorian of the Stone Memorial High School Class of 2014, the school announced Tuesday at a special breakfast for the students and their parents.
Work session sought on transitional housing
A large group of residents from the Meridian Community attended Tuesday night's Cumberland County Commission meeting to voice concerns regarding the possible opening of a transitional living house for women who are recovering from drug addiction.
Woman pleads to shooting at dog, hitting neighbor
A rural Cumberland County woman who said she was the one who fired a gun at her neighbor's dog and instead hit the dog's owner, pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and was placed on probation.
Meth-making plea nets 8-year sentence
A Crossville area man facing meth-making and possession charges in Cumberland County Criminal Court pleaded guilty and received a split sentence calling for time to be served followed by a balance of eight years on supervised probation.
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Woman pleads to shoplifting spree
A Crossville woman accused in five theft incidents — four involving shoplifting — pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court recently and probation under terms of judicial diversion.
Domestic situation draws two years on probation
A Cumberland County man accused of violating orders of protection and with pulling a gun and threatening his ex-wife with a weapon pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and received a two-year suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation.
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