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Fate of downtown, NW could be decided tonight
A very busy week for the Crossville City Council includes two budget work sessions as well as tonight's regular monthly meeting where action may be taken on decisions about the downtown improvement project and the Northwest connector.
OLD UNCLE GIB: Dr. Ford attacked at home
Last week, a Confederate pension application introduced the name of Dr. John “Jack” Ford, of a pioneer Virginia family, when David Knox gave affidavit that Dr. Ford had nursed him when he came home with smallpox in January 1863. It had been a year since Nashville had come under control of Union troops and the state was fluctuating with lawlessness everywhere.
Man says he was thumped in the head, robbed
A Crab Orchard area man told Crossville Police Friday morning he was thumped in the head by a woman whose last name he does not know and robbed of $1,000 in cash and other items.
Council OKs liquor license certificate
Meeting in special session Friday afternoon, the Crossville City Council approved a certificate of compliance for a retail liquor license as it appears D&D Liquor, located at 32 Crossings Way off N. Main St., is changing hands.
Panel recommends grant awards
The Cumberland County Joint Economic Development Board met in a special-called session last week and decided to award two $5,000 grants to two groups involved with youth in the county if the grant is received.
Judge "chooses" to revoke probation
The old adage of "be careful what you ask for" was never truer than it was for state probationer Dwayne A. Stoner, who insisted on having a hearing on his latest probation revocation warrant.
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State primary, county general election ballot set
The ballot for the Tennessee State Primary and Cumberland County General Elections on Aug. 7 is complete.
Burglary suspects leap from window to escape owner
Two burglary suspects leaped from a bedroom window in an effort to escape from an armed home owner, but one was later apprehended with the aid of a Crossville Police Department's tracking dog.
NCAC honors Haynes for outstanding service
The National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) presented the Outstanding Service Award in Law Enforcement to John Haynes, a member of the Cumberland County Child Protective Investigation Team, which is associated with the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center.
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