+Dr. Dyke of Grassy Cove was called to see Willie Swan Monday who is suffering from a carbuncle on his foot.
+The young people of our town would be much benefited and the older people entertained by an active and energetic literary society. Few things do more to develop the young mind and broaden thoughts than a debating society. Who will be the first to act in this matter?
+Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia stopped here for a short call on Mayor C.M. Smith. “I like it here. You have a beautiful little city,” he told the mayor. LaGuardia had arrived unannounced because he was anxious to meet a colleague and pay his respects to Crossville’s mayor.
+More than 60 ladies from Crossville and surrounding communities enjoyed the semi-formal dance held at the Internment Camp. The dance was under the auspices of the Camp Special Services Office. Transportation was furnished by that service. Over 80 couples took part in the Grand March and included officers, their wives and lady friends.
+Use V-Mail for your men in service overseas. 20 blanks for 10 cents.
+Women will probably make up about 30 percent of the labor force this year in war industries.
+A conference on Child Abuse and Neglect was held in Crossville. DHS personnel and a recently formed local Task Force initiated by Kids, Inc. are working on a program to try to halt child abuse.
+The city has stopped thawing water lines with an electric welder because of the possibility involved. Crossville homeowners who have been forced to leave their water faucets running to prevent their pipes from freezing won’t lose money from the practice, Mayor Howard Hicks said.
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BOE panel considers $5.8 million in building upgrades
Nearly $5.8 million in renovations will be presented Thursday afternoon during the Cumberland County Board of Education’s monthly meeting. Designs for the Cumberland County High School football stadium renovation and additions to North Cumberland and Crab Orchard elementary schools are among the projects to be discussed.
Panel tables attendance policy
The policy committee of the Cumberland County Board of Education is tabling action on its attendance policy as members struggle to find an appropriate solution for students over the age of 18 that miss excessive amounts of school.
TDOT OKs BSF visitor center bid
After nearly a decade of planning, discussions, several changes of members on the county commission and rejected bids, the Gateway to the Big South Fork Visitor’s Center project will move forward after the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) sent a letter to Cumberland County Mayor Kenneth Carey Jr. informing him the project was approved.
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Towne Centre Dr. gets OK from planning panel
Cumberland County’s Regional Planning Commission approved adopting Towne Centre Dr. to the county’s road list.
CCHS baseball team honors players for season
"It has been a year of ups and downs, and it has been a little frustrating. The seniors went through a lot of adversity this season. Today, there are just five seniors left from that (year's) freshmen class. You showed up to work everyday, regardless of the circumstances," said Jet baseball coach David Prichard Sunday afternoon at the annual banquet at Chuckles.
Pressons inks scholarship with Carson-Newman
Cumberland County High School senior Lee Presson, son of Vicki and Dean Presson, signed a tennis scholarship May 10 with Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, TN.
Haslam to sign changes to Hall Income Tax
Governor Bill Haslam will visit Fairfield Glade at 2:45 p.m. May 28 to publicly sign new legislation involving Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax.
City reverses decision limiting interim manager power
Meeting in special called session Friday, the Crossville City Council reversed a unanimous decision from earlier in the week concerning the interim city manager and more than one council members seemed to have admitted to violating the sunshine law.
Record rainfall floods county
A record rainfall event Sunday flooded city streets and county roads and sent water flowing into some businesses and some homes in Crossville. There were also several reports of houses being struck by lightning in the city and the county. There were no injuries reported in Cumberland County.
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