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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Lewis arrested on meth charges
An alleged methamphetamine dealer, indicted in April by a Cocke County Grand Jury, now is in custody. Edward Steven Lewis, 38, Lark Road, Newport was arrested by Newport police on a charge of Sale and Delivery Of Methamphetamine In A Drug Free Zone, Sale And Delivery Of Methamphetamine Over .5 Gram,two counts Sale And Delivery of Methamphetamine and Sale And Delivery Of A Counterfeit Controlled Substance.In addition Lewis was wanted on a Probation Violation. The suspect was named on the sealed presentment in April, on the charges filed by Drug Agent David Robertson of the Cocke County Sheriffs Department. The sale in a drug free zone allegedly took place near the Stokely Memorial Library in downtown Newport. Bond on the drug charges is set at $100,000, however Lewis is being held without bond on the Probation Violation.

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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 ?
  • CWD a risk to humans ?

    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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