+The primary pupils are rejoicing that their swing has been restored to swinging condition. They are much interested in their swinging lessons and are making good use of their opportunities.
+Considerable damage was done at Widow Wyatt’s by the recent frost.
+At last, the county court has closed a contract for the construction of a new jail. It will cost $6,000 and be of the latest model. The steel work will be mob and drill proof and will equal any jail in the land.
+Since the quarantine went into effect in the yellow fever districts in the south, the railroads and local authorities have assumed such complete charge of the movements of travelers that passengers are relieved of the necessity of deciding when or where they want to go or whether they care to go or not. A passenger heading for Mobile might find the trainsmen locking all the doors and the cars speeding on past the town to somewhere else. It is too much like taxation without representation.
+Miss Gladys Parham, who has just returned from taking a “brush-up” course at a beauty school in Kentucky, was awarded second prize in marcelling at a contest held there.
+A prominent health official of the state recently said, diphtheria, the most dreaded disease of childhood can be eliminated the same as smallpox has been, but only the parents can do it. Every child on reaching age six months should receive toxin-anti-toxin to make it safe from diphtheria.
+The Taft Highway ten-piece band will play a concert in Crossville. Our people are destined to have the pleasure of hearing what would cost one dollar or more in the city for only 15 and 20 cents. At some places this band has charged $5 a couple at dances.
+A sewing plant in Crab Orchard was damaged by fire. The building also had two apartments, and two families were left homeless. Damage is estimated at $50,000.
- Area News
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.
- Titans Caravan rolls into town
Special meeting on decorum set after contentious council meeting
A special called meeting of the Crossville City Council has been called for Friday at 1 p.m. by Councilmen Jesse Kerley and Pete Souza in order to revisit two items from the council's regular May meeting earlier this week.
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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