- Detour for Peavine Road westbound offramp starts Monday
- Substitute teacher charged with statutory rape A Cumberland County substitute teacher was arrested Wednesday following a grand jury indictment charging her with two counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.
COUD asks customers to conserve water
The Crab Orchard Utility District Board of Commissioners has voted to implement a water conservation plan within its service area.
General Manager Everett Bolin explained he felt water usage should be reduced now to ensure an adequate supply for next summer, should the winter rainfall remain substantially below normal. He noted the remainder of the county is currently under a drought advisory and mandatory water restriction.
- Love triangle goes awry; two shot What is described as a "love triangle" gone sour led to a scuffle over a rifle that accidentally discharged, leaving two people wounded, according to Cumberland County sheriff's investigators.
School is in session for 2007-'08
School is in session for the remainder of the school year.
Although Cumberland County Director of Schools Aarona VanWinkle was relieved the county commission budget committee and the full commission voted to approve the latest version of the 2007-'08 county school budget during Thursday's special-called meeting, she expressed concerns to commissioners.
- County to hold public hearing, special-called meeting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday The Cumberland County Commission will hold a public hearing and special-called meeting immediately following at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in order to set the tax rate for the county and to discuss and vote on the 2007-'08 fiscal year county budget.
Free forum to verse ag leaders, farmers on the UT Biofuels Initiative
The Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host an educational public forum on the UT Biofuels Initiative and switchgrass production at the UT Plateau Research and Education Center in Crossville on Monday, Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m.
The forum is an opportunity for the public to learn more about the UT Biofuels Initiative (UTBI), an innovative research and business model in which the state has invested upwards of $70 million.
Lincoln Davis, U.S. Congressman representing Tennessee’s 4th Congressional
District, will be a special participant in the forum.
- Council approves consent agenda with third readings at special-called meeting In what may have set a record for quick meetings, the Crossville City Council approved a consent agenda containing third readings for several ordinances.