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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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Monday, August 20, 2018

  • Woodside arrest
  • Blackburn and Bredesen
  • Roe representative in Newport today
  • Gas prices drop slightly

    Sunday, August 19, 2018

  • Forestyr grants available for volunteer fire departments

    Saturday, August 18, 2018

  • Farm Service Agency meet
  • SBA loans available
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  • Dover arrest

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  • Bush Brothers fined
  • Cocke County Partnership meet
  • Clint Hammonds
  • Newport/Parrottsville candidates
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  • Speir arrest
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