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Friday January 15, 2016
Cumberland County High School will play host to Stone Memorial High School in District Action on Friday, January. 15. Pregame begins at 5:55 p.m. and the Girls game tips at 6 on 102.5 WOW Country, Today’s Country and the Legends.
In NBA action the Oklahoma City Thunder are in Houston Friday, January 15 to take on the Rockets. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. on Crossville’s Sports Radio 97.7 The Ticket.
In College Basketball action the North Carolina State Wolfpack will take on the North Carolina Tarheels on Saturday, January 16. Coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. on Crossville’s Sports Radio 97.7 The Ticket.
The TN Vols invade Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Mississippi Saturday for an SEC matchup with the Bulldogs. Pregame starts at 2pm with tipoff at 2:30 on your home for the Vols, 102.5 WOW Country.
The Predators will be on their home ice as they take on the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, January 16. The puck drops at 7 p.m. in Bridgestone Arena. Hear all the action from Smashville on Crossville’s Sports Radio 97.7 The Ticket.
Get the latest scoop on the Vols, a recap of the week’s events and a look at the week ahead with The Nation this Sunday, January 17 at 5 p.m. on Crossville’s Sports Radio 97.7 The Ticket.
The Lady Vols take a road trip to South Bend, Indiana to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday, January 18. Pregame starts at 5:30 p.m. and the ball tips at 6 p.m. in Purcell Pavillion. Hear all the action on your home for Lady Vols basketball Mix 99.3.
In NBA action, the Golden State Warriors travel to Ohio to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, January 18. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. and you can hear all the action on Crossville’s Sports Radio 97.7 The Ticket.
Stone Memorial High School will travel to Warren County on Tuesday, January 19 to take on the Pioneers. Hear all the action starting with the pregame at 5:55 p.m. on your home for the Panthers, Mix 99.3.
Cumb. Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Text Scam Warning
Cumb. Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Facebook page Friday January 15, 2016
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department has issued a warning about a text message scam. Area residents are receiving text messages saying their bank account will be locked for their protection and they need to login and reactivate it. The text provides a link to click on for customer convenience.
The bank was contacted and confirmed it was a scam and a very good one. The link provided takes you to a page that looks like the actual bank site but the only thing that works on it is the part where you enter your username and password. By entering your username and password you have provided all the information needed for criminals to access your accounts. The scam is local and is under investigation at this time.
If you receive a text message with a link provided, do not click on the link – call your local bank.
Tennessee Powerball Winners Identified
Peg Broadcasting News Friday January 15, 2016
John Robinson and wife Lisa, of Munford, TN, have come forward with a winning Powerball jackpot ticket. Lisa said her husband was asleep on the couth when their numbers were drawn Saturday night. She had to wake him up to tell him that they had hit it big. On Friday morning, she called a co-worker to tell her she wouldn’t be in. John and Lisa appeared on the TODAY show Friday morning to announce their good fortune to the world. There were two other winning tickets; one in California and one in Florida. All jackpots winners will get about $520 million before taxes.
Cumberland County Schools Elementary Basketball Tournament
Submitted: Sharon Andrews Friday January 15, 2016
The public is encouraged to come out to Cumberland County High School to support our boys and girls in the Elementary Schools’ Varsity Basketball Tournament.
The rounds and dates are:
First Round/ Single Elimination/ Saturday, January 23 beginning at 8:00 AM. (All day)
Second Round/ Semifinals/ Monday, January 25 beginning at 4:30 PM. (4 games)
Third Round/ Finals/ Thursday, January 28 beginning at 6:00 PM. (2 games)
Public comment remains at end of meeting
Peg Broadcasting News Friday January 15, 2016
The Crossville City Council voted down proposed changes to the Crossville Municipal Code regarding public comments. Council member Pam Harris had suggested moving the comment item to the first part of the Council agenda, saying that she felt like this would give persons an opportunity to be heard prior to any Council votes. A motion to approve the changes was voted down in a 2-3 vote.