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Monday, April 17, 2017

Epley Road arrests
Two residents of an Epley Road, Newport home face charges following their Saturday arrest. Cocke County Lt. Steve Johnson said he and Deputy Eric Ramsey responded to the residence of John Sisk, 22, and Kimberly Shyan Strickland, 26, in search of wanted subjects. Drug paraphernalia was found in the home, and Sisk had a large bag of suspected methamphetamine along with two glass pipes, in his pocket. He is charged with possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia as well as two counts violation of probation. Strickland was found hiding in a closet and gave the officers the false identity of her mother, and also said she did not know her social security number. She is charged with two counts of escape from two separate drug rehab facilities, two counts criminal impersonation, two counts identity theft, violation of probation and false reports. Authorities also seized a vehicle that had earlier been reported stolen however the investigation into that report is continuing.


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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  • Clarification
  • Finance Committee considers sheriff's budget
  • Newport Utilities Board
  • Update on Gatlinburg wildfires

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • Funding for animal shelter tentatively approved.
  • Tressler arrest
  • Senate bill bad for Tennessee hospitals
  • Weekend activities in Parrottsville and Cosby
  • First Saturday

    Monday, June 26, 2017

  • Ramsey ruling overturned by Appeals panel
  • Terry Fine arrest
  • Rodriguez arrest
  • Tax changes come on Saturday
  • Gas prices take a dip

    Saturday, June 24, 2017

  • Parrottsville to receive low-interest loan
  • Food and housing grant for Cocke County
  • May jobless numbers
  • Haslam to make job recruitment trip
  • TWRA on wildlife

    Friday, June 23, 2017

  • Healthcare bill
  • Monument vandalism
  • Brandt charged with aggravated assault
  • Nease charged with attempted jail escape
  • Newport couple charged with child abuse or neglect
  • Cocke County Corrections Partnership
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