Hamblen County Newswire

Hamblen County Newswire

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  1. Tennessee Department Of Education Releases Guidebook Highlighting...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Blount County Schools Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools Chester County Schools Decatur County Schools Hamblen County Schools Haywood County Schools Jackson-Madison County Schools Knox County Schools Oak Ridge City Schools Obion County Schools ...

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  2. Four Charged with TennCare Fraud in Hamblen Co. InvestigationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | PressReleasePoint

    Four people are facing TennCare fraud charges after an undercover investigation in Hamblen County which was aimed at people selling prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General and Morristown police officers charged four people with selling prescription drugs originally obtained and paid for through TennCare healthcare insurance benefits.

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  3. Hamblen County authorities arrest four accused of selling prescription drugs Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Office of Inspector General helped officers make the arrests. So far, 2,680 people have been charged with TennCare fraud as part of an OIG investigation that started back in February 2005.

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  4. A child rape suspect in Tennessee has been CAPTUREDRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive wanted out of Hamblen County on rape and theft charges. On July 18th, at the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Special Agents with assistance from the Hamblen County Sheriff's Office and United States Marshal Service began investigating the whereabouts of Robert Shawn Harris.

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  5. Crime 41 mins ago 4:54 p.m.Hamblen Co. child rape suspect caught in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Authorities caught Robert Shawn Harris in Perry, Oklahoma Wednesday. Harris was a wanted by the Hamblen County Sheriff's Office for two counts of child rape.

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  6. Hamblen County child rape suspect arrested in OklahomaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Robert Shawn Harris, 37, of Bulls Gap, was wanted by the Hamblen County Sheriff's Office on two counts of rape of a child. He was also wanted for theft by the Morristown Police Department.

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  7. Tractor trailer overturns, causes delays in Hamblen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The incident was reported at 3:53 a.m. for the overturned truck. It is on Interstate-81 southbound near mile marker 14. Tennessee Highway Patrol said the southbound shoulder is blocked. Northbound traffic has no delays. Crews expect the scene to be cleared by 10 a.m.

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  8. Hometown Spotlight: Morristown animal shelter gets generous donation Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... heir tax dollars are going to what they're supposed to be going to -- and that's taking care of the strays in Hamblen County."

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  9. Things to do in East Tennessee: 4th of July editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... show will start at 9 p.m. There will be food from Harbor Grill. Call 865-453-3506 for more information. The Hamblen County event will feature games, food, a firework show and live music. There will be performances by Craig Campbell, The Highwaymen ...

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  10. Sneedville man charged with killing dad during truck theftRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... lle. Authorities say Ricky Helmick Jr. killed them while trying to steal his father's truck. He was booked in Hamblen County Jail on $750,000 bond. It's not immediately known if he has lawyer.

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  11. Sneedville man charged with killing dad during truck theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Authorities say Ricky Helmick Jr. killed them while trying to steal his father's truck. He was booked in Hamblen County Jail on $750,000 bond. It's not immediately known if he has lawyer. Affordable rates for: Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster ...

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  12. Hancock County Man Indicted For Murder Of His Father And Father's FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... count of aggravated kidnapping, and one count of theft over $1,000. Helmick, who has been incarcerated in the Hamblen County Jail, was served Tuesday on the new charges. His bond is set at $750,000. An investigation by special agents with the ...

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  13. Hancock County man charged with murdering father, fathera s friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... ft over $1,000. TBI says Ricky Helmick Jr. also confined another relative in the incident. He has been at the Hamblen County Jail since his April arrest. His bond has now been set at $750,000.

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  14. Body found in Hamblen County lake, believed to be missing swimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    According to the Citizen Tribune , the body was found by a fisherman. Lt. Chad Mullins, said the body was found in the same area that crews have been searching for a missing Morristown man.

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  15. Authorities searching for hiker who jumped into lakeRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Hamblen County emergency workers are searching for the body of a man who reportedly jumped into an eastern Tennessee reservoir and did not surface. Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin tells media outlets that a man in his early 20s was hiking with his girlfriend Monday afternoon at Panther Creek State Park when he jumped into Cherokee Lake from a bluff.

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  16. Morristown couple struggles with landlord after termites invade atticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... from entering a house, it's a health issue. However, by statute, the Landlord Tenant Act does not apply in Hamblen County because it does not have a population greater than 68,000. WATE 6 On Your Side called the landlord to ask about the termite. ...

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  17. East Tennessee students head to Washington D.C. for safety patrol tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... carrying students, chaperones and AAA staff. Students represent schools in Knox County, Anderson County, Hamblen County, Loudon County and Sullivan County. Forty police officers will escort the students on the trip. The trip marks the 60th ...

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  18. L: Anthony K Smith, R: Adreanna BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Hamblen County Sheriff's Office says Anthony K. Smith, 46, was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop near Cherokee Park Road. Investigators believed Smith took $140 in cash, keys and a 2001 Chevy Tahoe from a home on Copper Ridge Road.

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  19. Man drowns in Hamblen County, TWRA issues warningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... he was not able to find him. James called 911 with the help of a passing boater, according to TWRA. The Hamblen County Rescue Squad found Campbell's body at 7:36 p.m. TWRA believes Campbell was not wearing a life jacket. Richard Rolen, 70, drowned ...

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  20. Education 15 mins ago 4:43 a.m.High school graduates earn a - first of its kind' degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The moment a student's name is called at graduation a feeling of pride and relief fills the room. For nearly 150 recent graduates in Hamblen County, there is an additional reason to feel proud.

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