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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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Thursday, August 17, 2017

  • Former jailers arrested
  • Commodity distribution next week
  • Black bear caution
  • East Tennessee has retirement affordability
  • Park officials continue their search for teen
  • Tree cutting to slow traffic in Gatlinburg

    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
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