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Putnam County man shoots his son
Volunteer TV Sunday May 18, 2014
Authorities say that a Putnam County man fatally shot his son after a dispute yesterday(Saturday). Shots were heard around 1 in the morning in the Southern Hills golf course community in Baxter. Authorities have not released names or details about the case at this time.
TWRA to discuss 2014-2015 hunting seasons
TN.gov Saturday May 17, 2014
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission will be setting the state’s 2014 and 2015 hunting seasons at its meetings this Thursday and Friday. The TWRA is proposing a new idea involving bear management units and “Bear Hunt Zones” in order to help with the stabilization and growth of local black bears. They will also be discussing adjustments which could increase antlerless deer hunting opportunities around the state. The meetings will begin Thursday at 1pm and Friday at 9am at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building in Nashville. The public is invited to attend.
Stamp Out Hunger food drive collects 20,422 pounds of food
USPS Friday May 16, 2014
The 22nd annual Stamp Out Hunger Post Office food drive is now complete. Volunteers of the Crossville Post Office and local food pantries collected 20,422 pounds of food donations. This is a decrease of 9,312 pounds from the 29,734 pounds collected last year. The food was sent to eight local food pantries that are now better prepared to help their communities during the summer.
Metoer burns up over Pikeville
WBIR Friday May 16, 2014
A very bright, basketball sized meteor flew over Tennessee last night. The meteor was flying northwest at more than 78,000 mph, before burning up 52 miles above Pikeville. NASA said it belonged to a class of meteors called Earthgrazers, a type of meteor that flies along the upper part of the atmosphere before burning up.
SMHS has a new dance coach
Lance Kennedy Friday May 16, 2014
Stone Memorial High School has a new dance coach. Aven Chadwell graduated Magna Cum Laude from Belmont University last May with a bachelor’s degree in Art History and a minor in Dance and has also had extensive dance training for nineteen years. She has also trained at the School of Nashville Ballet and Vanderbilt University's dance program. Chadwell was also Captain of the dance team during its first three years at SMHS, before she graduated in 2009.