+School was to have begun Monday but has been postponed on account of the illness of Mrs. Martin, who has been the teacher for three terms out of the last four.
+The Crossville Nine went over to Grassy Cove and succeeded in “doing” the sluggers of that place in a game of ball notable for its many errors and heavy batting on both sides. The Crossvillians explain it was important to arouse their side to the importance of taking particular pains to field the ball on account of the blackberry bushes surrounding the diamond. The score was 12-16.
+Esq. J.L. Selby was thrown from his mule as he returned home Saturday and was hurt very badly. He had to be brought home in a hack.
+The remains of Sergeant Milo Lemert who fell on the firing lane in France September 29, 1918, arrived here last Saturday and were interred in the city cemetery Sunday with military and civic honors. Several members of the Milo Lemert Post of the American Legion, Monterey, accompanied the remains to the cemetery, conducted brief ceremonies and fired a salute over the grave. The exercises were concluded by the Crossville Masonic Lodge of which Sgt. Lemert was a member.
A large concourse of people turned out and the Christian Church was packed to capacity. Many others waited outside. Never has there been a more universal outpouring of the people to show marks of respect than on this occasion.
+The art of weaving the mineral fiber in asbestos which is ordinarily indestructible, was discovered at a comparatively late period of civilization. Woven, it was used in the ancient pyre to preserve the royal ashes.
+29 cows struck and killed by lightning. 23 milk cows were huddled under a tree which was struck by a bolt of lightning and then ran through the herd on Taylor’s Chapel Road. Another strike on U.S. 127 N killed six cattle valued at $3000.
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Indictments handed down in Selby slaying
One Crossville area man was indicted for the beating death of a local woman, while an acquaintance of the suspect was indicted for being an accessory to the crime, according to court records.
County discusses non-profit funding contracts
The Cumberland County Budget Committee reviewed contract agreements for funding of local non-profit agencies Tuesday evening and approved several.
Suit seeks to force sewer connection
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has filed a lawsuit against the owner of an apartment complex in Lake Tansi Village alleging failure of a subsurface sewage disposal system and seeking to force connection of the apartments to the available Tansi Sewer Utility District sewer service.
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Breen, Korth, Kilgore were the big winners in fourth Tennessee State Senior Men’s Open
Nashville professional Bill Breen, Cookeville amateur Paul Korth and amateur Ron Kilgore came away with the top prizes from the fourth Tennessee State Senior Open played Monday and Tuesday at Stonehenge Golf Club in Fairfield Glade.
Kington and Simmons earn trip to state championships
On May 14, the Lady Panthers and Panthers of Stone Memorial High School returned to CAK to compete in sectional track action verses some the best competition in A-AA.
Supreme Court ruling affects DUI case here
A man facing a fourth offense drunk driving charge is benefiting from a recent Supreme Court ruling that bans the forced taking of blood to measure the blood alcohol content in cases designated by state law.
Statement in shooting death attacked
Motions in the shooting death of a Daysville community man one year ago included a motion to suppress a statement given to investigators by the suspect in the case.
Judge's daughter working for DA questioned
An assistant public defender failed in his attempt to have a Criminal Court judge removed from cases he was representing because the judge's daughter works for the district attorney's office.
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