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Crossville Man Recovers Monkey In Knoxville

A Crossville man recovered his pet monkey in Knoxville over the weekend. Bill King visited Knoxville a week ago and took his Capuchin monkey, named Pretty Boy Floyd with him. Floyd made a daring escape and spent about six days on the run in north Knoxville. Sunday, Floyd was spotted in the same neighborhood. King’s daughter went to the area ... Read More »

Public’s Help Sought To Identify Suspect

Cookeville Police hope the public can help find a suspect. Police released two security-camera images of a man they believe committed a theft at a city gas station. Authorities believe the man stole some $3,000 of cigarettes from the Pilot station on August 9. If you know the man, contact Det. Sgt. Brent Anderson at 931-520-5315. Read More »

Cumberland Co. First Responders To Be Honored Tuesday

A Cumberland County group plans a ceremony to celebrate emergency services and law enforcement at the fair this week. The Leadership Cumberland class of 2016 came up with the idea several months ago. Jeremy Shoemaker is a member of the group. “We realized that there were a ton of people that you don’t think about that spend their day to ... Read More »

Monterey Lions Head To Texas

The Monterey Lions Club Disaster Response Team deployed to Texas Friday morning, Director Ken Hall said. “We’re supposed to be there this time as the storm hits so this is a little bit different of a response than normal,” Hall said. The early response isn’t the only new thing. Hall said the group has been asked to protect and serve. ... Read More »

Goodlettsville Man Arrested In White County After Search

A multi-county manhunt ended in White County Thursday evening. White County Sheriff’s Det. Chris Isom said Goodlettsville Police contacted the department to locate Sterling Carter, 51. Carter is accused of raping an 11 year old girl Sunday at a church in Goodlettsville. Goodlettsville Police pinged Carter’s cell phone and saw it was located near Virgin Falls, in the Bridgestone Wilderness ... Read More »

TDOT Begins Microsurfacing In Cumberland Co.

Some temporary traffic signals will soon go up on U.S. 70 at the Crossville city limits. TDOT spokesman Jennifer Flynn said the agency plans to complete a microsurfacing project on the road, starting at the Crossville city limits and ending just east of Renfro Creek. “They can put this microsurface treatment on the road which will keep it in pretty ... Read More »

Allons Resident Arrested Following High Speed Pursuit

An Allons Tennessee man faces a number of charges following a high speed chase that began in Pickett County and ended in Clinton County Kentucky Monday. 26-year-old Andrew Maxfield is charged with DUI, evading police, reckless driving, and assault on a police officer. Authorities said the pursuit began when a Tennessee Highway Patrol officer noticed Maxfield driving 103 miles per ... Read More »

Smith County’s State Route 25 Reopening Delayed

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has delayed the reopening of Smith County’s State Route 25 following unforeseen geotechnical issues with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project. TDOT closed the road in June after rocks fell from a bluff above the road and struck a vehicle. The $4.1 million rockfall mitigation project began this spring and contractors hoped to have the road ... Read More »

Cumberland SD Warns Of Home Improvement Scams

The Cumberland County Sheriffs Office warned residents to beware of home improvement scams. In a social media post Thursday, department officials said sometimes scam artists go door-to-door, insisting they have leftover asphalt from another job and they’ll be able to cut you a deal. Officials remind residents they should insist on a detailed, written contract. If you feel pressured to ... Read More »

TDOT Paving Project Begins Sunday On Willow

Cookeville’s Willow Avenue will see more construction beginning this weekend. TDOT spokesman Jennifer Flynn said Sunday night, Rogers Group will begin lowering manholes, repairing sidewalks and drainage catchbasins. It’s all part of a paving project. “That particular phase of work with all the catch basins and the sidewalks and the concrete work should take about a month for the contractor ... Read More »