Hawkins County Newswire

Hawkins County Newswire

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  1. Hawkins County man arrested on five counts of arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... house. Hager was arrested on charges of criminal impersonation and five counts of arson. He was taken to the Hawkins County Jail.

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  2. Search for Hawkins County stolen lawn mower leads to 11 marijuana plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Hawkins County Detectives went to a home in Church Hill during the search for a stolen lawnmower. While waiting outside the home for someone to answer the door, they noticed several marijuana plants growing in foam cups in a window near the porch.

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  3. 'Chicken Head Mafia' Member Gets 20-Year Prison SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | The Greenville Sun

    A Hawkins County man who is a member of the "Chicken Head Mafia" was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greeneville to 20 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Tennessee, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. Steven Dwight Hopkins, aka "Rabbit", 46, of Mooresburg, was sentenced by Senior District Judge R. Leon Jordan to serve 240 months in federal prison for his role in the conspiracy.

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  4. Man, Woman Charged In Alleged Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | The Greenville Sun

    A man and woman charged after an alleged home invasion Sunday morning in Bulls Gap in Hawkins County had first appearances on Monday in Hawkins County General Sessions Court. Leonard Brad Eidson, 42, of Robertson Creek Road, Bulls Gap, was charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, and theft under $500.

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  5. 2 Arrested In DTF Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | The Greenville Sun

    ... he investigation was the 3rd Judicial District Attorney General's Office, Greene County Sheriff's Department, Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, and the Greeneville Police Department. 2 comments

  6. 2 charged in violent Hawkins County home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Gilbert, 26, is charged with being a party to the offenses of aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary. The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office says around 10 a.m. Sunday, they were called to a home on Summit Hill Road. The homeowner said he heard ...

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  7. Pair Charged In Alleged Workhouse Meth Smuggling SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Greenville Sun

    ... II drugs and drop the package off at the workhouse," a report by Humphreys said. Starnes was arrested in Hawkins County by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office and taken to the Greene County Detention Center. The bond for each defendant was set at ...

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  8. Man arrested after alleged crack purchaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Grainger Today

    A Rogersville man was arrested Thursday, March 2, after officers investigating the possible purchase of crack cocaine conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle, resulting in the reported recovery of approximately 14 grams of crack. According to reports, officers with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office received information that Kevin Lee Hughes, 39, would be traveling to White Pine to obtain crack cocaine.

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  9. Phil KirkpatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The Greenville Sun

    He is survived by his life partner: Dee Gulley of Afton; four children: Tammy Littleton of Hawkins County, Amanda Kirkpatrick of Greeneville, Mike Kirkpatrick of Parrottsville and Jerrod Kirkpatrick of Greeneville; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother: Harold Kirkpatrick ; sisters: Barbara Mejia and Shirley Gass ; special friends: Bill Turnmire and David Rader, his pet: Fancy; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Harvey and Martha Kirkpatrick; his wife: Diane Kirkpatrick; a brother: Dale Kirkpatrick; and two sisters: Jean Pridemore and Nancy Barker.

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  10. Report: Hawkins Co. woman intentionally runs over sister Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Hawkins County woman told an officer she intentionally ran over her sister following a disagreement at her father's home on Sunday, police said. Winstead began arguing with her sister and then decided to leave the Bulls Gap residence.

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  11. Quarry industry artifacts answer questions, raise othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | SFGate

    ... Tenn. Dalton knows two of the ladies in the photo are a daughter and granddaughter of second generation Hawkins County quarry owner/operator Joseph Galbreath, who owned a quarry near Rogersville in the mid to late 1800s that contributed marble to ...

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  12. It Happened HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | The Greenville Sun

    ... Deputy Brandon Baskette said in a report. A records check showed that Taylor's license was revoked in 2015 in Hawkins County for failure to pay a court fine. Bond was set at $2,000 pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court. Lindsey R. ...

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  13. TWRA surveys a sizable gray bat hibernaculum in East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Grainger Today

    ... do an emergence count in the summer. Additionally, the surveyors report band recoveries from Pearson Cave in Hawkins County, as well as some from Virginia. Bats provide invaluable services to humans and natural ecosystems through pollination and ...

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  14. Schools to close, dismiss early Wednesday due to severe weather threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A number of East Tennessee school systems are closed or dismissing early on Wednesday due to the possibility of severe weather. As of 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Monroe County and Sweetwater schools are dismissing at 11:30 a.m., schools in Greene and Hawkins counties are dismissing at noon, and McMinn County, Athens and Rogersville schools are closed.

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  15. Man accused of beating wife for buying wrong beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... assault. He is also facing charges in Jefferson County for violation of probation. Worth's wife told Hawkins County deputies that when she returned home from the grocery store with the wrong brand of beer, her husband became enraged and starting ...

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  16. Hawkins County man accused of beating wife for buying wrong beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Hawkins County man was charged after his wife says he beat her and held her at knife-point for buying the wrong type of beer. Jeff Allen Worth, 44, was charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault.

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  17. Crime 1 hour ago 3:43 p.m.Report: Man assaulted wife after she bought the wrong beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Jeffery Allen Worth, 44, is charged with one count of kidnapping and domestic aggravated assault and is being held without bond in the Hawkins County Jail, according to department officials. According to a police report, Tracy Worth told investigators that her husband became enraged when she came home from the grocery store with the wrong beer.

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  18. Marble History Day PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    Hawkins County Marble History Day has been scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Price Public Community Center, 203 Spring St., Rogersville. East Tennessee PBS, the East Tennessee Historic Society, the Hawkins County Archives and Middle Tennessee State University's Center for Historic Preservation are inviting residents to participate in a call for materials and oral history associated with the marble industry in Hawkins County.

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  19. Rogersville man facing multiple drug chargesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    A Rogersville man is facing multiple drug charges following the execution of a search warrant at his residence. Forty-eight-year-old Phillip Wayne Burton's Stewart Drive residence was the target of a drug-related search warrant executed Thursday, Feb. 9, by officers with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit, 3rd Judicial District Drug Task Force and Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Tactical Unit.

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  20. History sought for Hawkins County Marble History DayRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    East Tennessee PBS, East Tennessee Historic Society, Hawkins County Archives and MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation are inviting residents to participate in a call for materials and oral history associated with the marble industry in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Hawkins County Marble History Day will be held Tuesday, February 28, from noon until 4 p.m., at Price Public Community Center, 203 Spring St., Rogersville.

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