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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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Monday, June 18, 2018

  • FSA Committee
  • U Haul fire on I-40
  • Suicide is up in Tennessee
  • Whiskey tarriffs
  • TVA cutting rebates aimed at energy conservation
  • Gas prices are dropping slowly

    Sunday, June 17, 2018

  • Affordable housing rents to increase

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

  • Funds remain to assist in downtown beautification
  • Norwood lawsuit is settled
  • Cryptocurrency scans
  • Tennessee jobless rate remains low
  • Walters State is recognized

    Friday, June 15, 2018

  • School safety evaluation is complete
  • Public Safety hears concerns
  • Centerview Ruritans celebration
  • Cryptocurrency alert
  • Tennessee jobless rate
  • Opiod treatment

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

  • Cosby motorhome fire
  • Domestic violence is down in Tennessee
  • Corker blasts fellow Republicans
  • Complete Tennessee
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