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Monday, June 11, 2018

Cocke County Jail inmates charged
Two Cocke County jail inmates face charges in the Friday assault of a fellow inmate. Deputy Michael Shelton said Forest Balke Beason, 24, Edwina Bridgeport Road, Newport and Hank Aaron Belcher, 23, Lennon Circle, Newport, are charged in the assault of inmate Jessee James Rogers. Corrections Officer Joshua Karup said medical personnel examined Rogers after the assault and recommended that he be taken to the Newport Medical Center for treatment. Karup said the jail is requesting restitution for the medical bills related to the incident. Both inmates are charged with Aggravated Assault. Beason also is charged with theft in the alleged theft of commissary items belonging to Rogers, after the assault.


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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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    Monday, December 10, 2018

  • First Baptist Church fire
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  • Christmas parade winners
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