+Clark Shattler, one of the leading new dealers of Cincinnati, is here for a few weeks. He is interested in a patent for the manufacture of kegs and barrels from wood pulp. A company will soon be formed and the product put on the market. He feels there is a bright prospect for a fortune in the new invention.
+The people of Monterey and vicinity are again agitating the question of petitioning the legislature to establish a new county seat.
+James Taylor and family and friends have tasted the coffee berry or bean that he raised this year. It is said that some coffee drinkers like it better than coffee. Its use would save needless expense for that drink. It is not a new plant and the seed is sold by seedmen. It can be raised for two to three cents a pound.
+Many persons viewed the partial eclipse of the moon that occurred here on October 23 at 6 p.m. At its greatest height the moon was obscured for about two thirds of its surface. It lasted more than an hour.
+There is very little economic difference between the man and woman of today. A woman spends her money for attire and a man spends his money for a tire.
+Last week Paul Linde sold his 40-acre farm laying two miles south of town for $1,800. The farm comprises 40 acres, 20 of which are cleared and have been under cultivation for one or more years. There is also a good barn, a good two-room log house, a splendid well and several young fruit trees.
+Holiday Hills residents left the Crossville City Council meeting angry. They expressed displeasure over the low water level at Holiday Lakes. The lake was full in July and the water is now down four feet leaving a receding shoreline.
- Area News
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.
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.
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