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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, January 22, 2018

  • Small fruit and nut seminar
  • Newport leaf pickup
  • Federal shutdown
  • Opioid Task Force
  • Tennessee sees a growing population
  • Radon Awareness month
  • 250K Tree Day

    Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Carpenter receives lengthy prison term
  • Jefferson Circuit guilty pleas
  • Smoking costs are high
  • Haslam appoints water committee
  • Newport Home grant

    Thursday, January 18, 2018

  • No school
  • Fine shooting incident
  • Tennessee lottery celebrating 14 years
  • Brooks backs off school vouchers
  • Southerland appointed to committees
  • Voting procedures in Tennessee are secure
  • Smoky Park camping fees to increase
  • Alzheimer research initiative announced

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Cocke Juvenile Court
  • No Cocke County school
  • Closings
  • Weather update
  • Cocke Circuit arrest warrants issued
  • Abbott charged
  • Bond scam
  • TBI has been dipping into it's Rainy Day Fund.

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • No Wednesday school in Cocke County
  • Please conserve power
  • EDC wants input
  • Cushman faces new charges
  • Gas prices
  • School closings
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