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Big Lick welcomes Little Free Library
The trees on the property of Calvary Presbyterian Church of Big Lick have stood witness to several changes in the community throughout the years. The latest took place earlier this month in the form of two cabinets nestled under the trees' large branches.
More tweaks made to exchange student policy
A policy governing the process for Cumberland County students wishing to be excused as foreign exchange students received a few tweaks last week. The policy was returned to the policy committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education by the BOE last month for further revision.
Drug suspect racks up second charge while on bond
A man under $23,500 bond as a result of a drug related arrest Nov. 4 was arrested while out on bond three days later on new drug charges by a different police agency, according to arrest reports.
Bennett to be tried first
The two charged in connection with the shooting deaths of four persons — including three teenagers — on Renegade Mountain made brief appearances in Cumberland County Criminal Court Monday and had new court dates set.
Shop Small in Crossville Nov. 30
On Nov. 30, get out and Shop Small in Crossville and Cumberland County as part of the fourth annual Small Business Saturday, sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Express.
Northwest Connector moving forward
A majority of the Crossville City Council voted to move forward with two additional sections of the Northwest Connector project over the objections of councilmen Pete Souza and Jesse Kerley.
Motion to suppress drug search granted
A Crossville Police search based on suspicious activity was conducted without probable cause and the seizure of evidence ruled inadmissible in court, placing the case in jeopardy.
Thacker pleads to counterfeiting
Ronald Thacker, 48, of Crossville, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to two counts of counterfeiting United States currency, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, in a press release.
Child burned in house fire
An infant child remains hospitalized in the burns unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center in critical but stable condition this week after suffering serious second-degree burns in a house fire Friday, according to investigators.
Frost family had interesting names
The Chronicle of November 28, 1889, reported, “The Lebanon Register seems to be tickled over the fact that Crossville has a citizen with the winterish cognomen of White Frost. The Register's risibility will perhaps be greater excited to know that White is not the only one of the family 'with a winterish cognomen.' White Frost, Snow Frost, Winter Frost, Sevier Frost, and Young Frost are only five out of a family of seventeen children, sixteen of whom grew to be men and women grown with families of their own.”
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