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  1. Truck stolen in Fentress County, suspects on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... ividuals who own the Jeep Cherokee seen on security footage. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fentress County Sheriff's Office at 931-879-8142 or call 911.

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  2. MCJH Football wins against Fentress Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Macon County Times

    The Macon County Junior High Tigers traveled to Fentress County and played against the Purple Crush Thursday, September 8. The Tigers headed home with another victory for this season. In the first quarter, Ethan Jenkins rushed the ball a total of 65 yards and scored two touchdowns, both were followed by two point conversions.

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  3. Shirley Ann Rains CriswellRead the original story

    Monday Sep 12 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Shirley Ann Rains Criswell, 71, of Cookeville and formerly of Fentress County, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Jennings Funeral Home in Jamestown.

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  4. Jr. Tigers win against the SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Macon County Times

    ... the Tigers scored their fourth touchdown. The final score was Tigers 28 to Dekalb 0. The Tigers will play in Fentress County on Thursday, September 8. Kickoff at 6:30 p.m.

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  5. Ride company gets contract renewed after Ferris wheel accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | New York Daily News

    ... The permit was set to expire on Saturday. The renewal gives the company the go-ahead to operate rides at the Fentress County Fair, which starts on Monday. Family Attractions Amusements garnered controversy in 2013 after the owner's son and another ...

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  6. Tennessee Ferris wheel that dropped girls had worn out rivetsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Echo

    ... ground. An unidentified 16-year-old was also injured in the accident, but was released from the hospital . Fentress County Fair Officials haven't heard yet whether Family Amusements Attraction LLC will be able to operate rides at their fair next ...

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  7. Fentress Co. fair focuses on safety after accident in Greene Co. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... August 10, 2016. The amusement rides at the Greene County Fair packed up, left and headed straight for the Fentress County fairgrounds as the ride company, Family Attractions Amusement Company, waited for their permit to be renewed with the state. ...

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  8. vlcsnap-2016-08-08-21h54m41s47Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... er for repairs. The renewal of Family Attractions Amusements' permit means it will be able to operate at the Fentress County Fair , which begins on Monday.

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  9. Parents worry about carnival rides coming to Fentress County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Carnival rides are waiting to be assembled at the Fentress County Fairgrounds, but the company and fair board members are waiting on a go-ahead from the state. Family Attractions Amusement owns the rides and was involved in a tragic Ferris wheel accident earlier this week in Greene County.

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  10. The Latest: Workers dismantle rides where 3 girls fellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Tribune

    ... by mechanical failure. Meanwhile, WBIR-TV reports ( http://on.wbir.com/2aNlbSH ) that organizers at the Fentress County Agricultural Fair about 120 miles west of Greeneville are hoping Family Attractions will be cleared to run rides there next week. ...

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  11. The Latest: 2 injured in fall from Ferris wheel releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... by mechanical failure. Meanwhile, WBIR-TV reports ( http://on.wbir.com/2aNlbSH ) that organizers at the Fentress County Agricultural Fair about 120 miles west of Greeneville are hoping Family Attractions will be cleared to run rides there next week. ...

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  12. East Tennessee fairs reassure carnival safety after Greene County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they meet all the safety rules and they've been inspected and come on out and have a good time." Meanwhile, Fentress County Fair president Jimmy Sweet says they are using Family Attractions, the same company contracted for the Greene County Fair. He ...

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  13. The appeal of Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The Economist

    ... such as they are, will help. The Economist stopped at a remote country store, nestled beside a creek in Fentress County, not far from the border with Kentucky. Home-made fudge and Confederate memorabilia were on sale inside; a group of elderly men ...

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  14. Greene County Fair ride company sued over previous accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... be criminal charges unless inspectors find the cause of the three girls falling was negligence. According to Fentress County Fair's website and a person who answered the phone at the fairgrounds, they also use Family Attractions Amusements. ...

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  15. Knox County Medical Examiner finds cause of Gatlinburg hot tub deaths is drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... department's undergraduate physics teacher was a passionate teacher who also lead an outreach project with Fentress County Schools. "Though his research area was experimental atomic physics, the past few years saw Levin dedicate more of his time to ...

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  16. Storms moving across Plateau, could hit ET Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued until 9 p.m. for more than 30 area counties including Anderson, Blount, Knox, Campbell, Grainger, Union and Sevier counties. Earlier Friday, a tornado warning was issued for parts of Cumberland and Fentress counties.

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  17. Hannah RoysdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Hannah Rose Roysden, 15, left her home near Huntsville early Wednesday morning. Investigators believe she is with Christopher Gibson, 17. The teenagers were last seen walking in Campbell County.

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  18. Crime 48 mins ago 3:39 p.m.Convict pleads guilty in 2013 killing of 4 in Crab OrchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... By 2009, Bennett was in Tennessee. In March 2010, he pleaded guilty to several charges in connection with a Fentress County burglary and received a prison sentence. He was released on parole. Records show he was accused of violating parole terms, ...

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  19. Nashville Road Rage Arrest Anna Marie's Morning UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    ... okay but she's facing seriuos charges. (Fentress Co., TN) -- Authorities think a runaway teenager from Fentress County may be here in the Nashville area, and they want you to look out for her. 16-year-old Kyana Asberry was last seen at her house on ...

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  20. Baby's death leads to proposed legislationRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... is in process, with state Rep. John Mark Windle, who represents Morgan, Jackson and Overton and part of Fentress County, sponsoring the bill. He's hoping it will be filed in October, which is SIDS awareness month, but it needs to have the support of ...

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