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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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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

  • Cocke School Board
  • Jefferson City arrests
  • Smokies biodiversity
  • Campaign funding
  • Tennessee ranks poorly on home energy efficiency
  • Social Security and Medicaid

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  • Eternal Beverage project progresses
  • Arrington injured by train
  • Bobby Lovell has died
  • Early voting begins

    Monday, October 15, 2018

  • Cocke County IDB to meet
  • Stanley fatality
  • Worex crash/charge
  • Inmates charged
  • White cutting
  • Gubernatorial debate
  • Greene County fire fatalities

    Friday, October 12, 2018

  • Corker nominated for judgeship
  • CLB workshop
  • Bredesen in Newport
  • Wyse conviction
  • Pattottsville Heritage Days
  • Assad lawsuit

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

  • Cocke Public Safety Committee
  • More Tennessee adults in school
  • TVA cuts support for solar
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