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Friday, February 17, 2017

Bill Lewis death
A former Alderman on the Newport City Council died Thursday at his home following a lingering illness. William “Bill” Lewis, 82, was serving on the Newport Utilities Board of Directors at the time of his death. Lewis was seated in a chair in his Third Street, Newport home, when he was found by his wife Jackie at about 10a.m. He was unconscious and not breathing when Newport Patrol Officer Paul Weber arrived on the scene. First Call EMS personnel determined Lewis had no pulse when they arrived on the scene. Officers were told that Lewis had a number of health issues, and had a doctor's appointment for Thursday morning. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.


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Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Republicans pull proposed new healthcare law.
  • Cocke Partnership meet
  • Whitten arrest
  • South Highway 321 construction
  • Nashville Legislative Action

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Smith indicted on two counts First Degree Murder
  • Johnson-Phillips plea to aggravated robbery
  • Johnson enters federal guilty plea
  • Voucher bill defeated

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Trio charged with methamphetamine production
  • Nashville action
  • Soil Conservation tree give-away
  • School bus seat belts
  • Trump's proposed budget
  • Jessica L. case

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

  • Vick identified as fire victim
  • Cocke Legislative Body
  • Walters Bridge dropped into Douglas Lake
  • Politicians want to be governor

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Gregory arrest/fire
  • Newport beautification grants
  • Avian flu restrictions
  • Lots of waste is diverted in Cocke County
  • Lewis arrest
  • Trump visits Nashville
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