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Friday, February 09, 2018

French crash and arrest
Cocke County authorities Thursday jailed a Newport woman who wrecked her vehicle on Highway 160. Deputy Sgt. David Moriarity said Lisa Lenora French, 50, Forester Way, left the roadway and rolled her 1998 Honda into a creek. French was trapped in her car and was freed by personnel with the Newport Rescue Squad and Centerview Volunteer Fire Department. French admitted she had drunk two beers and a partial bottle of vodka was found in her auto. The driver initially refused medical treatment and declined a blood draw, but officers obtained an order from Judge Carter Moore allowing them to draw blood from the woman. French later decide she wanted to receive medical treatment and following the treatment, she was jailed on charges of DUI, violation of the implied consent and failure to maintain her lane of travel.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

  • Jefferson County murder/suicide update
  • Jefferson County shooting
  • CLB gets animal shelter update
  • Newport Utilities water project
  • TVA long range plan
  • CWD a risk to humans ?
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    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

  • Newport Grammar..........Closed
  • Grassy Fork reduced ISO rating
  • Ball arrest
  • Drug baby legislation
  • Heavy rains....possible flooding
  • School bus cameras
  • School bus cameras

    Monday, February 18, 2019

  • Cocke County schools closed Tuesday
  • Holt/Morris arrest
  • Guns in cars
  • Stand Your Groend
  • McMinn drowning

    Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • Roe news conference
  • Alexander says the border is no national emergency
  • National Park funding

    Friday, February 15, 2019

  • Wilson charges are certified
  • Gardner convicted of aggravated sexual battery of a child
  • TVA moves away from coal
  • Alexander and Roe support budget legislation
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