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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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Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Carpenter receives lengthy prison term
  • Jefferson Circuit guilty pleas
  • Smoking costs are high
  • Haslam appoints water committee
  • Newport Home grant

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • No school
  • Fine shooting incident
  • Tennessee lottery celebrating 14 years
  • Brooks backs off school vouchers
  • Southerland appointed to committees
  • Voting procedures in Tennessee are secure
  • Smoky Park camping fees to increase
  • Alzheimer research initiative announced

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Cocke Juvenile Court
  • No Cocke County school
  • Closings
  • Weather update
  • Cocke Circuit arrest warrants issued
  • Abbott charged
  • Bond scam
  • TBI has been dipping into it's Rainy Day Fund.

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • No Wednesday school in Cocke County
  • Please conserve power
  • EDC wants input
  • Cushman faces new charges
  • Gas prices
  • School closings

    Monday, January 15, 2018

  • No school in Cocke County
  • Arrowood arrest
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Day
  • Valentine is the new rescue squad Capyain
  • Family of four die in West Tennessee home fire
  • 250K Tree Day in Tennessee
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