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Friday, September 08, 2017

Barnes is victim of Thursday crash
A Cocke County man died Thursday afternoon in a two vehicle head-on collision, on Highway 25/70, east of Newport. Lt. Richard Garrison of the Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the victim of the 2 pm crash as Homer Barnes, 45, Newport. The incident occurred near the entrance to the Bridgeport Market, near the Edwina/Bridgeport Road intersection. According to the report by Trooper Ronnie Hall, Barnes was eastbound in a 2004 Dodge Neon, when he applied his brakes and began to skid. His car struck the westbound 2005 Buick operated by Barry Mantooth, 53 of Newport. Mantooth and Sue Mantooth, 53 were flown by medical helicopter to the UT Medical Center. Their conditions were not available this morning. Also injured was Jeremy Mantooth, 31 of Newport. The occupants were wearing their seat belts.


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Monday, September 25, 2017

  • Weekend assaults in Cocke County
  • Shelton arrest
  • BB gun at Cocke County High
  • David Fine arrest
  • Gasoline prices are declining
  • Dover to be sworn in

    Saturday, September 23, 2017

  • Identity theft or fraud
  • Tennessee Promise is helping students
  • Marijuana hearing
  • Sevier County scam

    Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Job prospects continue to look positive for Cocke County
  • More Pasternak defendants are sentenced
  • Person of interest identified
  • Jobless rate in Tennessee continues to drop
  • Bear season opens on Saturday
  • Water service to be affected

    Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Trial delayed after only half of prospective jurors show
  • Judge Davidson on monitors
  • Potts is being sought
  • THP wants to locate witnesses
  • New Republican health plan
  • Hurricane losses may hike premiums for us all.

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Pasternak steroid conspiracy
  • Lt. Lawson on medical leave
  • Charles.....the Survivor
  • Proposed ACA modification falls apart
  • Be aware of flood vehicles
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