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Friday, July 14, 2017

Smelser dead in Knoxville crash
Knoxville Police say a 91-year-old Jefferson City man died after colliding with a police cruiser on Thursday. The crash just before 1 pm occurred at Henley Street at Western Avenue. Officer Thomas Clinton was responding to a fight call when the driver of a van, Dale Emerson Smelser attempted a left turn in front of officer Clinton's vehicle. Smelser was transported to UT Medical Center, where he died. Officer Clinton was treated at the UT Medical Center for his injuries. Officer Clinton is on administrative leave pending the conclusion of the investigation as standard procedure.


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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
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