+That wretch who took his knife and deliberately cut to pieces the horse blanket last Friday night will have ample time for reflection after he gets into the penitentiary.
+A recent business letter from Littleton, New Hampshire said, “I’m very much interested in the mountain’s future and have lots of confidence in it.” There are hundreds of people in the northern states who echo these words and are only waiting the coming of the railroad to enter the business swim here.
+Rev. H.A. True has organized a Young Men’s Christian Association. They have twenty members with prospects of many more.
+Grassy Cove — Two wagon loads of immigrants passed through our vale on their way to Grandview. They were from Indiana.
+David Con had a rail splitting last week. Mrs. Mary Loden held a rail-mauling.
+The first commencement in the history of Cumberland Mountain School which was established three years ago will be held. A class of five will be the first graduates. They are Hollis Edens, Lorena Harrill, Annie Lura McCormack, Leta Smith and Lena Thurman.
+D.H. Tanner’s Mill is running full time, making about 1000 crossties a week.
+The Chronicle made note that all obituaries, resolutions of responsibilities, cards of thank, etc., will be charged for at 10 cents a line; 6 words to a line. To be paid for strictly in advance.
+The April 1 Crossville Chronicle printed its front page upside down wishing readers Happy April Fools!
+The Lady Vols drubbed the Louisiana Tech University Lady Techsters 67-44 to win the 1987 Women’s Basketball Championship Sunday afternoon in Austin, Texas.
+A long letter was sent to the editor pleading that the old Palace Theatre be razed because of its deteriorating condition.
+Lake Tansi residents interested in cable TV may have it soon.
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HonorAir Knoxville takes 14th trip to D.C.
When the HonorAir Knoxville flight landed in Knoxville the evening of April 24, the organization successfully completed 14 flights taking more than 1,500 East Tennessee World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington D.C. to see the memorials built to honor their sacrifices.
Guns seized from suspect in domestic violence case
A neighbor disarmed a man reportedly involved in a domestic violence situation who may have been under the influence of an intoxicant after inhaling glue, and responding deputies recovered a shotgun and shells in the trunk of the suspect’s car.
Woman seriously hurt in ATV crash
A Cumberland County woman is being treated in a regional trauma center and the teen who was driving the ATV that crashed, resulting in her injuries, now faces a felony vehicular assault charge.
Tip leads to stolen property
Acting on an anonymous telephone tip, Cumberland County sheriff’s investigators have recovered thousands in stolen property and are now being joined by state investigators who are trying to determine if an interstate theft ring is involved. No arrests have been made as the probe continues.
Leadership class visits General Assembly
Leadership Cumberland’s April 2 session, state government, was held in Nashville. Leadership Cumberland is a program of the Community Development Division and is administrated by the Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce.
Council tackles decorum in special meeting
The Crossville City Council discussed “compliance with Robert’s Rules of Order and decorum of council meetings” during its special-called meeting May 17, following a request by Councilman Pete Souza.
“This council has regressed,” began Souza. “The decorum of the council has been less than admirable.”
- Storm cleanup continues
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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