Saturday, December 2, 2023
Happening Now

Latest News

Oak Hill Road Closure Begins In Overton

Construction underway on Oak Hill Road in Overton County to grade, pave and improve drainage in the area. The road closure will last about three months as crews improve Oak Hill Road. The closure begins just past the Tanimura Plant entrance and continues to the first entrance of the Fitzgerald’s Plant. Access to the Tanimura Plant will be via Highway ... Read More »

OVC Cancels All Athletic Competition

The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents has cancelled all sports competitions, including OVC Championships, through the end of the academic year. Additionally, all team practices will be suspended until April 3, 2020, at which time the impact of the suspension will be re-evaluated. During this time period, student-athletes shall be allowed to be engaged in strength and conditioning and ... Read More »

New Aid In Place From State Monday

The State of Tennessee will make applications for food assistance and a one-time cash payment to victims in need Monday. The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced the two programs Friday to assists people affected by last week’s storms. Press Secretary Sky Arnold said that the programs have been put into place to help people across the state during the ... Read More »

Oak Tree Towers Project Set To Begin

If they can find any dry weather this week, construction on Oak Tree Towers should begin this week. “We have obviously had a lot of wet weather,” Highlands Residential Services Director of Operations Chris Cassetty said. “Right now it is a little bit too wet to start, but hopefully, it will dry up soon, so thy can get started.” Highlands ... Read More »

Farmers Can Get Free Advice On Making Money

The Center for Profitable Agriculture plans to host an educational boot camp for farmers looking to improve business at their local Farmers Market. The program will be held Wednesday in Livingston. Financial analyst Hal Pepper said the plan is to help farmers increase profits. “The whole goal of this is to help folks set up at farmer’s markets to make ... Read More »

Cookeville Regional Visitation Restricted Beginning Sunday

Cookeville Regional Medical Center moved up its inpatient visitation restrictions to Sunday. CEO Paul Korth said the decision was made because of the rising number of coronavirus cases Saturday across Tennessee. Effective immediately, only two visitors will be allowed for any hospital inpatient. These two people will be screened before entering the hospital. Visitors cannot leave the hospital between 9:00pm ... Read More »

Remembering Amanda Cole

During the F-4 tornado, 34-year-old Amanda Cole passed away. Long time classmate Derik Zooashkiyani said although they moved away from each other after high school, they still kept in touch. “She was just the sweetest person I think I may have ever met my entire life. She was constantly happy, always had a smile on her face, always tried to ... Read More »

Crossville PD Hosting Ladies Handgun Class

The Crossville Police Department will host a Ladies Only Handgun class on Saturday. Captain Bryan Eckleson says the handgun class is uniquely designed to put women at ease as they learn about different guns. “We’re using R&R Gun Schools here in Cumberland County,” Eckleson said. “They have a class that is tailored completely to the ladies. That way that don’t ... Read More »

Remembering Hattie Collins

Four year old Hattie Collins passed away after Tuesday’s tornado. Hattie’s father Matt Collins is the youth minister at Collegeside Church of Christ, and is on the Short Mountain Bible Camp board. Board member Mark Williams said he never met Hattie, but Matt always talked about her. “Hearing the loss that his family is suffering is really heart breaking for ... Read More »

Remembering Todd and Sue Koehler

Todd and Sue Koehler left this world behind as a result of the Tuesday tornado. Todd’s long time friend Greg Hensley said the two have been best friends since 1982. “Well Todd, he was a wonderful guy. Him and I are like opposites, we’re like the odd couple. I’m pretty flamboyant and I’ve got a traveling job and I travel ... Read More »