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Gupton Named 2017 Outstanding Livestock Producer


Gupton Named 2017 Outstanding Livestock Producer
Lynn Carey, Office Manager, Cumberland County Soil Conservation District/Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday November 21, 2017

Terry Gupton was recently honored by the Cumberland County Soil Conservation District (CCSCD) as the 2017 Outstanding Livestock Producer at its Annual Awards Dinner. Terry Gupton, and his wife Sandy, own and operate Rocky Top Gelbvieh Farm here in on the Cumberland Plateau. They bought their farm here in 2010 and relocated from Roane County. Terry breeds only Gelbvieh and Balancer beef cattle and specializes in raising high quality breeding stock including bulls and heifers. He was the recipient of the 2015 Dr. Clyde Lane Outstanding Cow-Calf Producer Award presented by the Tennessee Cattleman's Association.

Pictured with award winner Terry Gupton are (from left) Supervisor Al Wilson, Chairman Jeff Dodson, Gupton, Vice-Chairman Terry Lowe and Supervisor David Beaty.

 


High School Basketball
Steve Tuesday November 21, 2017

Cumberland County played host to McMinn Central Monday night and posted a pair of victories. The Lady Jets outscored the visitors 57-49 and the Jets recorded a 55-43 win over the Chargers.

CCHS travels to York Institute on Tuesday. Live coverage will air on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY beginning at 5:55, the Lady Jets game is scheduled to tip at 6:00.

 


Crossville Police Seek Miller Mart Burglar
Crossville-Cumberland County Crime Stoppers Tuesday November 21, 2017

Authorities in Crossville are asking the public for help in identifying a masked thief who burglarized the Miller Mart on Miller Avenue early Monday morning. Surveillance video shows the crook breaking a front glass door with an iron bar. The suspect also broke a vending machine inside the business and stole an undetermined amount of change and other items. You can see video of the suspect on the Crossville-Cumberland County Crime Stoppers Facebook page. If you have any information on this crime, or if you recognize this suspect, please call the CRIME STOPPERS 24HR TIP HOTLINE @ 931-200-1173, SUBMIT A TIP USING YOUR P3 MOBILE TIPS APP, or contact Det. Sgt. J.C. Hancock with the Crossville Police Department.

 


Update: NWS Now Says 3 Tornadoes Hit Middle TN
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday November 21, 2017

After surveying storm damage, the National Weather Service now says that at least three tornadoes touched down in Middle Tennessee on Saturday night. The first tornado touched down in Davidson County. The second twister hit southern Wilson County. Both were EF-1 with winds of 100 to 105 miles per hour. The third was an EF-0 that hit Hartsville in Trousdale County.

 


Update: Pedestrian Struck in Crossville Results in Fatality
Submitted: Lt. Brian Eckelson, Crimestoppers Coordinator/Public Information Officer, Crossville Poli Tuesday November 21, 2017

A traffic accident in the City of Crossville just before 11 a.m. Monday resulted in the death of Crossville resident, 85 year old Vertie McNeeley, who was attempting to walk across U.S. Highway 127 / Main Street, in the area of the Cumberland County Courthouse. According to a Press Release issued by Lt. Brian Eckelson of the Crossville Police Department, witnesses report that traffic was stopped on Main Street, at the 4th Street red light. As Mr. McNeeley stepped into traffic, around the front passenger corner of a semi-truck, the truck began to move under the green light, resulting in Mr. McNeeley being struck, knocked to the ground and subsequently run over. First responders immediately began life-saving efforts and Mr. McNeeley was transported by EMS to Cumberland Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation continues, however no criminal charges are expected to result, at this time.

 

 
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