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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New Cave Church Road collision
Both drivers were injured in a Tuesday head-on collision on New Cave Church Road in Newport. The 11:44 am crash occurred near the intersection with Duckett Road. Troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the drivers as; Joshua Dean Barnes, 36, of Newport, operating a Mazda 3, and Marion Collier, 66, Newport, who was driving a 2005 Ford Explorer. Officers said Barnes was westbound, and crossed over the center line colliding with the Collier auto which was eastbound. Barnes sustained a fractured leg and was transported by First Call EMS to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Collier and a passenger, Joe Collier, also 66 of Newport, both were taken by First Call to the Newport Medical Center for treatment of minor cuts and bruising. Barnes who was not wearing his seat belt is charged with driving left of center, failure to exercise due care and a seat belt violation.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

  • Newport Planning Commission
  • Cocke County Planning Commission
  • Unfounded Jefferson school threat
  • House members "bribed" for votes
  • March jobless numbers
  • Senate voucher bill
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cruise Against Cancer
  • Drug take back

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

  • Martin sentence
  • Jefferson County pipe bomb
  • Wilson indictment
  • Jenkins arrest
  • Hooper portrait unveiling
  • Cocke County art contest winners

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019

  • House approves voucher bill
  • Newport City Council special meeting
  • Newport Utilities
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    Tuesday, April 23, 2019

  • Six injured in crash
  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Cocke County grand jury
  • Legislative action

    Monday, April 22, 2019

  • Cocke County flooding
  • Tennessee jobs
  • NFL draft coming to Nashville
  • Earth Day
  • Sturgein release

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