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Severe Storms Saturday in West and Middle Tennessee
Peg Broadcasting News Sunday February 25, 2018

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported no fatalities from Saturday's storms that wreaked havoc in West and Middle Tennessee. In West Tennessee, Obion County first responders rescued 10 people from several damaged structures, and transported three (3) individuals. Henry and Carrol counties also reported isolated damage to power lines and one home. Montgomery County in Middle Tennessee transported three (3) people with injuries from the storm with several homes impacted. Around 75 cars were damaged at the Hankook tire plant. Lightning also damaged a roof on the Dunn Center at Austin Peay State University while a basketball game was underway. On Sunday, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) will be assisting local officials with damage assessments and monitoring the severe weather threat as flash flooding remains a possibility with more rain in the forecast.

 


High School Basketball
Vince / Steve Sunday February 25, 2018

The Region Tournaments continued Saturday night and the Cumberland County High School Jets and Stone Memorial High School Panthers posted home wins.

At CCHS the Jets scored the games first 16 points and posted a 65-38 win over the Owls from Smith County. The Jets, winners of 14 straight games, are now 22 and 7 this season and will play Livingston Academy in the Region 4AA semifinals Tuesday at 6:00 at Tennessee Tech.

The Stone Memorial Panthers nailed a late free throw to break a 62 all tie and beat McMinn County 63-62 at SMHS. The Panthers are now 17 and 12 and have won five straight games. In the Region 3AAA semifinals Tuesday at 6:45, SMHS will face a familiar opponent, the Warren County Pioneers.

Monday both the Lady Panthers and Lady Jets take the court in Region semifinal games. At Rhea County the Lady Panthers will take on East Hamilton at 6:30 and at Tennessee Tech the Lady Jets battle the Tigerettes of Macon County at 6:00. SMHS action airs live on Mix 99.3 and CCHS games are on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY.

 


Tennessee Woman Arrested After Ramming White House Security Barrier
Peg Broadcasting News Sunday February 25, 2018

A Tennessee woman prompted the temporary lockdown of the White House on Friday after authorities say she rammed her vehicle into a security barrier. Authorities said 35-year-old Jessica Ford, of La Vergne, Tennessee also had a BB gun in her hand at some point. She was apprehended by Secret Service officers and no one was injured. , Ford has been charged with three felonies: Act of Physical Violence Against Property in a Restricted Grounds using a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (vehicle), Forcibly Resisting and Impeding Federal Officers using a Deadly or Dangerous Weapon (vehicle), and Damage to Property of the United States in Excess of $1,000. In 2017, Ford was arrested three times for trying to gain unlawful entry to the White House. She reportedly jumped a security barrier last April; tried to climb a White House Fence last May and she was arrested again in July for violating a court order to stay away from the White House. Ford appeared in court on Saturday where she reportedly claimed she was trying to visit her fiance, President Donald Trump. Ford will remain in a D.C. jail until her next court hearing on Monday.

 


Public Hearing Tues., Mar. 13 Regarding Proposed Annexation Of The Gardens Phase 8, Plat 2
Valerie Hale, City Clerk Sunday February 25, 2018

The City Council of the City of Crossville will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at 5:45 p.m. in the Crossville City Hall located at 392 N. Main St. regarding the proposed annexation and plan of service for 8.75 acres, The Gardens Phase 8, Plat 2. Copies of the annexation Plan of Service can be reviewed in the City Clerk's Office at 392 N. Main St., Cumberland County Mayor's Office at the Cumberland County Courthouse, and the office of William T. Ridley, Attorney at Law, 396 South Main during all business hours. Property owners in the affected area, as well as interested citizens, are invited to attend and make comments regarding this report.

 


High School Basketball
Vince / Steve Saturday February 24, 2018

All four varsity High School basketball teams in Cumberland County claimed District Tournament titles and secured home games in the first round of the Region Tournament. Two teams have now advanced to Region semifinal games with wins on Friday night and two more will try to advance with wins on Saturday night.

At Stone Memorial High School on Friday the Lady Panthers opened play in the Region 3AAA Tournament with 61-47 win over the Lady Raiders of Cleveland High School. The Lady Panthers improve to 22 and 7 this season and will take on East Hamilton Monday night at 6:30 at Rhea County High School. At Cumberland County High School the Lady Jets posted a Region 4AA Tournament win over the Lady Tigers from DeKalb County 69-32. The Lady Jets improve to 27 and 2 this season and will be in action Monday night at 6:00 as they play Macon County at Tennessee Tech.

Saturday the CCHS Jets and SMHS Panthers will host Region Tournament games. At CCHS the Jets will host the Smith County Owls at 7:00 in a Region 4AA match-up. Also at 7:00 Stone Memorial will play host to the McMinn County Cherokees in the Region 3AAA Tournament. Cumberland County High School games air live on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY and Mix 99.3 is your home for the Stone Memorial High School basketball.

 

 
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