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Crossville Woman Injured In Highway 70 Crash

A Crossville woman suffered injuries during a two-vehicle crash in Cumberland County Thursday morning. 77-year-old Theresa Hawkins received treatment at Cumberland Medical Center. Her condition remains unknown at this time. The accident happened on Highway 70 North near a dirt race track. A Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report said Hawkins was driving a Ford C-Max when the vehicle crossed the ... Read More »

Crossville Takes Second Low Bid For Line Replacement Project

The Crossville City Council has awarded a $1.27 million bid for replacing Brookhaven Drive and Highland Lane waterlines. City Engineer Tim Begley said that figure actually represents the second low bid. “I can’t recommend the low bidder on this project,” Begley said. “The last project that they worked on for the city, they came to me eight months after the ... Read More »

Livingston Water Flow Project Making Progress

The City of Livingston has begun a project to increase water flow to residents in the Hilham area. Consulting engineer Greg Davenport said contractors have already installed five creek crossings and 1,000 feet of pipe. “That project will continue for the next several months. I don’t anticipate it’ll be finished for probably at least six months with testing,” Davenport said. ... Read More »

Cookeville Man Arrested After Pursuit Ends In Jackson County

A Cookeville man faces multiple charges for a Wednesday night vehicle pursuit. Algood Police charged Christopher Kyle Speigel with aggravated assault, evading arrest, and reckless endangerment. He remains behind bars at the Putnam County Jail on $19,500 bond. An arrest report accuses Speigel of fleeing a traffic stop for speeding on Quinland Lakes. According to the report, Officer Brandon Bean’s ... Read More »

Joint Investigation Yields Arrest In 22-Year-Old Murder Case

Warren County authorities have arrested man in connection to the death of his mother 22-years ago. A grand jury indicted 76-year-old Paul Alvin Adcock Wednesday on charges of second degree murder and tampering with evidence. Investigators have developed information leading to Paul Adcock as the man responsible for killing Lela Adcock. Authorities found the woman dead inside her Rebel Hill ... Read More »

TDCI Opens New Local Producer License Testing Centers

Local residents now have easier access to insurance producer exam centers. The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announced today they opened two new testing centers in Livingston and Hartsville. “The opening of these new insurance locations…demonstrates [again] how we are fulfilling Governor Lee’s first executive order to help provide more opportunities in Tennessee’s rural counties,” said TDCI Commissioner ... Read More »

Jackson And Clay County Partner For Water Project

Jackson County has partnered with neighboring Clay County on a project to provide water to at least 28 homes. Jackson County Mayor Randy Heady said both counties have applied for an Appalachian Regional Commission grant to extend waterlines. “Mayor Reagan over in Clay County has an area that does not have potable water,” Heady said. “He told me that one ... Read More »

Warren Co. Murder Case Bound To Grand Jury

A Warren County judge has bound a 10-year-old murder case over to a grand jury. 51-year-old Marty Lynn Judd faces a criminal homicide charge in the 2009 shooting death of Rebecca Mooneyham. He remains behind bars at the Warren County Jail on $2 million bond. Authorities didn’t make an arrest in the case until October of this year when investigators ... Read More »

Final Plat Approved For New Neighborhood In Eastern Putnam Co.

Putnam County Regional Planning Commissioners have approved the final plat for a new neighborhood in eastern Putnam County. County Planning Department engineer Patrick Rinks said the 76-acre tract consists of 11 lots on San Hall Road. “It meets, the best we could tell, all of the county specs,” Rinks said. “We’ll probably bring it to the county commission next month ... Read More »

McMinnville Man Airlifted Following Tuesday Crash

A McMinnville man suffered injuries during a Tuesday crash on Smithville Highway in Warren County. A helicopter airlifted 59-year-old Grady Harper to Vanderbilt Medical Center for treatment. His condition remains unknown. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Harper was traveling south when his Ford Explorer went off the roadway and flipped. The crash remains under investigation at this time.   Read More »