Friday, August 16, 2019

West is executed
Tennessee executed its third inmate since November. Stephen West maintained that he didn't stab a mother and her 15-year-old daughter to death in 1986. The 56-year-old West died in the electric chair at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. For his final words, West said, "In the beginning, God created man." Then West began to cry adding, "And Jesus wept. That is all." Tennessee has put two inmates to death by lethal injection since August 2018. In Tennessee, condemned inmates whose crimes occurred before 1999 can opt for the electric chair.


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Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • White Pine fire injures five
  • Charity Fine funeral arrangements
  • Steiner injured in freak accident
  • "Prison party" photos
  • Legal marijuana

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • NU electric rates to increase
  • Snow is in the forecast
  • Lakins arrest
  • Proffitt arrest
  • Lakeway area volunteers are honored
  • Rural Tennessee business is growing faster than its cities
  • The search continues for Evelyn Boswell

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • Sparks pursuit
  • Kathy Holt is sentenced
  • Sparks pursuit
  • Bledsoe shooting
  • Partnership offers business advice
  • Celebrating our Success
  • Local Tennova rankings
  • Last day of Early Voting

    Monday, February 24, 2020

  • Boswell search continues
  • Weekend drug arrests
  • Cocke voting
  • Volunteer Fire Department grants
  • State Recreation Grants

    Saturday, February 22, 2020

  • Human Services new program
  • Atkins charged
  • Medic needs blood
  • Lowe's theft
  • DFA to acquire Dean Food
  • Commodity distribution