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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cocke County Jail assaults
A total of three Cocke County Jail inmates face assault charges in connection with two recent assault incidents in the facility. Newport patrol Officer Joshua Bigus said Corrections Officer Sgt. Zachary Magouirk reviewed video surveillance on Monday and observed Hank Aaron Belcher, 23, Lennon Circle, Newport, pulling inmate Anthony Brotherton from a top bunk, and then punching him on the face several times. . The injured inmate was transported to the Newport Medical Center where it was determined that his elbow had been dislocated as a result of the fall from the bunk. As a result, Belcher faces an Assault charge. Cocke County deputy Joey Owings, this morning viewed jail surveillance and observed Belcher and Kelvin Corley, 26, Cosby Highway, Cosby assault inmate Thomas Edwards of Hartford. Both now face Assault charges in the incident.


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Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Consolidated Cocke County social services
  • Cocke County home destroyed by fire
  • Haney conviction upheld
  • Deer monitoring
  • Stargazing at Cades Cove
  • Lamotte murder

    Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Newport City Council
  • Cocke County Finance Committee
  • Amazon coming to Nashville
  • Lee to review open records

    Monday, November 12, 2018

  • Classical concert
  • Sanderlin/Toby pursuit and arrest
  • Empower planning a tiny home community
  • Allison died of smoke inhalation
  • Byrd charged in Sunday stabbing
  • Commodity distribution
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    Sunday, November 11, 2018

  • Allison fire death
  • Office on Aging Thanksgiving

    Friday, November 09, 2018

  • Cocke County School Board meets
  • Inmates Warren and Mantooth face charges
  • KCCB electronics recycling
  • After Thanksgiving hikes
  • Small/Johnson indicted federally
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