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Cumberland Plateau Water Authority Elects Officers In First Meeting

The Cumberland Plateau Water Authority appointed its officers during its first-ever meeting at Cumberland Mountain State Park Tuesday night. County Appointee Greg Hanson was elected as chair. He was not present for the meeting and attended via phone. County Appointee Sean Stephens was elected as vice-chair. City Appointee Kevin Chamberlin was appointed as Secretary. He said he saw the meeting ... Read More »

Crossville City Council To Consider Appointing Members To New Water Authority

The Crossville City Council will consider appointing three members to the Cumberland Plateau Water Authority next week. The council held a work session Tuesday night and discussed if the city should participate in the joint utility district. The board was formed by private act with the vision of creating a new water source for Cumberland County. Mayor RJ Crawford said ... Read More »

White Co School Board Member Wants More Oversight On Budget

White County School Board Member Dewayne Howard wants to increase the number of members on the schools budget committee. The school system currently operates as a centralized finance system through the county. The school board appoints one member annually to work with the county finance director and director of schools. Howard said he would like to see three board members ... Read More »

Van Buren Audit Committee Addressing Finding Against Group

Van Buren Audit Committee Chair Barry Austin said the committee has taken measures to ensure it remains active. A State Comptroller’s Office report of Van Buren County found the audit committee was not functioning. Austin said new members have been appointed to the committee made up of four residents. “One of our members passed away, and one of our members ... Read More »

Monterey Depot Historical Society Accepting Members

The Monterey Depot Historical Society is accepting new members to be a part of the preservation history. Cultural Administrator Rafferty Cleary said if you are a history or train enthusiasts, then this organization is for you. “First and foremost, the main role is to make sure that we are preserving our local and regional history, so that we can educate ... Read More »

UCHRA Restructured Policy Council Discuss Needs Across Region

Homelessness, mental health and child care among the most important issues to be tackled by the UCHRA Policy Council. The newly structured group held its first meeting Wednesday. Regional elected officials originally formed the board. Now, 19 members that represent fields like utilities to law enforcement make up the council. Chairman Randy Heady said he thinks the new council will ... Read More »

Spencer American Legion Post Leads District In Growth

The Spencer American Legion Post 207 has seen a revival over the past year. Twenty-three new members have joined since last summer, which leads the Upper Cumberland District. Commander Hansel Moore said the post was on the brink of closing about three years ago, but membership is now healthy. “One of the things that we have been successful in is ... Read More »

Two White Co. BOE Members Want To Review Quarantine Guidelines

Two members of the White County Board of Education want outside medical opinions to revisit quarantine times after concerns of learning loss. The idea was first mentioned by District 1 Member Diana Haston during Thursday’s board meeting. Haston said some students have missed up to 40 days of in-person learning without testing COVID positive. “We have a large number of ... Read More »

Jackson Co. Central FD Looking For New Members

The Jackson County Central Fire Department is looking for new volunteers to add to its team. Positions range from active fire fighting to coordinating fundraisers. Chief Jeff Conn said the department always has spots available for any capacity of work. “We have a good sized roster,” Conn said. “Part of the problem with the volunteer side is everybody has to ... Read More »