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Dale Hollow Dam Campground Closed Dec. 18 to March 2018
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Peg Broadcasting News Friday December 15, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that work to replace water lines at Dale Hollow Dam Campground in Celina, Tenn., begins Dec. 18, 2017, making it necessary to close public access. The work is scheduled to be completed in March 2018, weather permitting. While construction is underway, restricting public access to the campground is necessary because heavy machinery along with open trenches during construction make conditions unsafe. Anyone desiring to hike on the back part of the trail or fish along the steam can access these areas via the road side parking on highway 53. The fishing pier adjacent to the day use area will remain open. While the Dale Hollow Dam Campground is closed to walking, please consider using the trails at Donaldson Park, located at 1110 Jackson Street in Celina, which is a short distance away.

 


NOVEMBER 2017 STATE REVENUES SHOW INCREASE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR, YET LESS THAN BUDGETED ESTIMATE
tn.gov Friday December 15, 2017

Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin announced Thursday that overall November state revenues were $957.3 million, which is 5.55 percent more than November 2016, but $4.1 million less than the budgeted estimate. Martin said while Tennessee continues to see revenue growth that is moderate, the State must watch closely revenue trends and adjust spending if revenue growth weakens.

 


High School Sports
Gordon Stack Friday December 15, 2017

The SMHS Panthers and Lady Panthers host the Bradley Central Bears and Bearettes this Friday (12/15). Pre-game coverage begins at 5:25 and the girls contest tips at 5:30 on MIX 99.3 and online at MIX993.com

The Cumberland County Jets and Lady Jets host the York Institute Dragons and Lady Dragons this Friday (12/15). Pre-game coverage begins at 5:55 and the girls game tips off at 6 on 102.5 WOW Country and online at 1025WOWCountry.com

 


TN Top 10 Fugitive Captured In Texas
AP Thursday December 14, 2017

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a suspect in three slayings who was listed among the agency's Top 10 Most Wanted fugitives has been captured in Texas. The bureau said in a tweet Thursday morning that Antoine Lashun Adams was taken into custody in Harrison County, Texas. Police in Mississippi and Tennessee have been looking for Adams since he escaped a jail last month in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Adams is accused of killing a man and leaving him in a Mississippi ditch late last year. He also faces two murder charges in Memphis. Adams was arrested in August in Texas and brought to a Mississippi jail, where he crawled under a fence to escape. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation didn't immediately release further details about his capture.

 


Organization Complains About Ten Commandments Displays In Cumb. Co. Schools
Crossville Chronicle/Peg Broadcasting News Thursday December 14, 2017

Displays of the Ten Commandments in Cumberland County schools have drawn a complaint from the Freedom from Religion Foundation. According to the Crossville Chronicle, Board of Education Attorney Earl Patton has recommended that the displays be taken down temporarily after he received a letter from the organization in November. The displays are permitted by state law, however, Patton told the BOE that he is concerned that they may violate the U.S. Constitution. That could leave the school system liable for any legal costs associated with the displays, which were authorized by the BOE in 2013. The School Board is expected to address the issue at its next meeting in January.

 

 
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