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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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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • Cocke Grand Jury
  • Fletcher Ervin obit
  • Agribusiness grants
  • Dolly to record children's CD
  • Cocke County energy grant

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • Tax freeze for seniors
  • KOA Lane fire
  • Lee touts vouchers
  • Seniors and opiods
  • Comments on Sunday officer involved shooting

    Monday, August 14, 2017

  • Shooting Update
  • Cocke County officer involved shooting fatality
  • McMahan charges are pending
  • Clevenger injured in Saturday incident
  • Morris arrested on drug charges
  • Help to protect the Golden-Winged Warbler
  • Gas prices expected top drop

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • Smokies offers new education initiative
  • Roe recuperating following surgery
  • New truancy guidelines
  • Munsey sentenced

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

  • Newport camper fire
  • Cocke and Newport schools closed for solar eclipse
  • Newport man is victim of hit and run
  • Medical helicopter costs
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