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Monday, May 15, 2017

Olden death; Hadley arrest
A Cocke County man faces charges following the Saturday death of a friend. Cocke County Deput7y Logan Starritt said he responded to Allens Chapel Road, Parrottsville, where Michael Hadley reported his friend McDonald Olden was unresponsive. Officer Starritt said the 54 year-old Olden was found dead in his bedroom. Hadley, 25, West Broadway, Newport, who was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine, was distraught, telling investigators that Olden had taken an Opana pill the4 night before. Three Opana pills were found on Hadley, and so he is charged with possession of Opana for resale and public intoxication.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

  • Dowell arrest
  • Dollywood is open

    Friday, March 16, 2018

  • Jobless numbers
  • Chestnut tree giveaway
  • TVA campgrounds are open
  • Executions delayed
  • Early voting coming up

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

  • Cocke County High "Walk-In"
  • Work for TennCare
  • Tennessee tax burden
  • Food for Peace program revanp
  • Great American Cleanup events

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • Chuck Mason arrest
  • Cate case
  • Newport contributes to the Friends animal shelter
  • Broadway infrastructure project
  • O'Brien tools are missing

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • SRO discussions
  • Medical marijuana on CLB agenda
  • Pending legislation to hold down healthcare costs
  • Goodwin being sought on AWOL charges
  • Fraud alert

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