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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hepatitis C case is resolved.
A man who exposed Newport police officers to Hepatitis C in July of last year, Monday entered a guilty plea in Cocke County Circuit Court. Henry Greg Stroud, 35, Filbert Street, Newport, was arrested in July of last year and was charged with exposing four Newport police officers to Hepatitis C during an arrest. The subject was suicidal and had walked into traffic prompting the officers response. He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and criminal exposure to Hepatitis C, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Judge Ben Hooper ordered Stroud to serve a four year term. The court also arraigned James Brad McGaha, 35, Filbert Street, Newport, who recently was arrested on sealed presentments returned in April by a Cocke County Grand Jury. McGaha is charged with two counts sale and delivery of methamphetamine in a drug free zone (near Newport City Park) as well as another charge of the sale and delivery of methamphetamine outside of a drug free zone.


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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Foothills Parkway cleanup
  • Bush Brothers fatality
  • KCCB to recognize beautification
  • McKiney in Newport
  • VA to study medical marijuana

    Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Two arrested following Newport pursuit
  • Girl sent to UT following dog bite
  • Gas prices continue to increase
  • Early voting is continuing
  • Mass shooter is being sought
  • Six dead in Alcoa fire

    Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Newport gas leak
  • Newport residents survive heroin overdose
  • TBI Crime Report
  • Tennessee senate update
  • Buy wine and alcohol tomorrow

    Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Rosemeyer arrest
  • Douglas Lake cleanup
  • Tennessee jobless numbers
  • Welfare work/study requirements
  • GradFest events
  • Faison on legislative activities
  • Jobless rate in Tennessee holds steady

    Thursday, April 19, 2018

  • Jones arrest
  • Planned Parenthood funding
  • Kids health
  • Don't sell TVA
  • Tennessee gets funding for opioid fight
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