+Will and White Bandy are fitting the Cother building opposite the Chronicle office for a barbershop. They intend to put in cold and hot bath arrangements and expect to be in business in about two weeks.
+Mr. Little, the mail carrier, had a nice little walk in the rain Monday. His horse got frightened by an umbrella and took French leave.
+School tuition rates: First and second grades, 50 cents a month: Third and fourth grades, 75 cents a month: Fifth and sixth grades, $1.00 a month: Seventh and eighth grades, $1.25 a month.
+Snowfall in this section thus far this winter has been beyond ordinary. The fall of snow last week here showed a depth of six inches at daylight and it is estimated that fully ten inches fell as it melted constantly as it fell.
+Herbert Hoover, secretary of commerce, may head an international commission to disarm China. China now has the largest standing army or group of armies in any nation in the world.
+Some twenty business men of the town met and organized a Chamber of Commerce for Crossville. They elected G.E. Harrison, president; T.E. Measamer, secretary; and J.S. Reed, treasurer.
+Steps were taken to put in a cannery plant here this season to can tomatoes and string beans. Most of those present agreed to pay $1 a month into the treasury for at least a year.
+The heaviest snowfall of many years began about 10 Friday evening, Feb. 12. The official snowfall was 14 inches. Roads were clogged, streets blocked, schools and industries closed. Lantana Road was blocked by five-foot drifts.
+A 6-foot, 11-inch golden eagle was the victim of a predator trap in the Catoosa area. It was released and not seriously injured. When it is completely healed it will be released. It weighs over 10 pounds and its body length is 33 inches.
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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.
Memorial Day ceremony planned
The Cumberland County Veterans Council will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013, at the Cumberland County Memorial Veterans Park across the street from the Cumberland County Courthouse. The Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. There will be a guest singer and special guest speakers during the event.
Crossville dog park moving along
The City of Crossville Dog Park at the back of Centennial Park is moving ahead. Some grading has been done in preparation for the installation of the fencing. A water line will be brought over to the park from the restrooms in the nearby picnic area, making it easier for owners to provide fresh water for their pets while they are exercising in the park.
County attorney to send violation letter to bank regarding Guiness Rd. property
Cumberland County attorney Randal Boston was requested by the Health and Safety Standards Board to send a letter of violation and cleanup to Bank of America in regard to an abandoned, dilapidated property in the Breckenridge neighborhood.
Tap Publishing hit by electrical fire
Officials at TAP Publishing on Fourth St. worked feverishly to return to their business to normal after an electrical fire caused hundreds of thousands in damage to the building and multitude of complex computer systems, and interrupted the daily operation of the publishing company.
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.
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