Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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  1. Madisonville family asks for help finding missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    51-year old Scottie Green from Monroe County is missing. He was last seen leaving his home Wednesday morning around 9 am. It's been a sad 3 days for Matt Green and his family because nobody knows where his father Scottie Green is. "We miss him and we ... 1 comment

  2. Vonore automotive plant expanding, adding 50 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    JTEKT Automotive is expanding its manufacturing facility in Monroe County with an investment of $218.5 million that's set to create 50 new jobs. JTEKT makes high quality hydraulic, manual and electric steering parts for foreign and domestic automakers.


  3. Two Major Drug Busts in Tennessee: Heroin and CocaineWednesday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    In Monroe County, a major cocaine bust netting $420,000 worth of cocaine. Two people were arrested.


  4. Kermit Edward ClaunchRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... and was born on May 24, 1943, to the late Kermit L. Claunch and Willowdean Cooner Claunch. He had lived in Monroe County since 2008 and was of the Baptist faith. "Bud" was a United States Army Veteran and served 12 years in the Coast Guard Reserve. ...


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    Tuesday Jan 12 | Daily Times

    ... John was happiest when he was outside. He loved his dogs so, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Monroe County Animal Shelter in memory of John. Survivors: fiancee, Tracy Rogers, of Sweetwater; mother and stepfather, Lynn and Floyd ...


  6. Volunteers in Madisonville prepare to open up homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    "Outreach Across America" in Monroe County opens up a Homeless Shelter on Monday. WATE 6 On Your Side visited the shelter on Sunday, to see how they're preparing.


  7. SOUTHEAST Tennessee Community Corrections ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... from left, Charles Matthews,a SProbation and Parole; Jill Barrett, 10th Judicial Drug Court; Jack Harrill, Monroe County representative;a SJohn Gentry, McMinn County mayor; Guy; Casteel; Gary Conner, program manager; Jerry a SHoffer, Tennessee Bar ...


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    Dec 29, 2015 | Daily Times

    ... friends will assemble for interment at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 31, 2015, at Mt. Zion Church Cemetery in Monroe County. Family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & ...


  9. Voters challenge Monroe Sheriff hopefulRead Story Jeff MondlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A candidate for Monroe County sheriff who is also an Iraq War veteran and Bronze Star recipient says he is fighting for his right to run as a Republican in the March primary election. Bryan Graves, chief deputy at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, found out days ago that a group of voters is challenging his loyalty to the Republican Party.


  10. Monroe County Sheriff hopeful challenged on Republican ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A challenge has been filed against Bryan G. Graves on the Republican ticket in the primary election on March 1, 2016. Graves said he received a notice from the Tennessee State Republican Party that he needs a letter vouching for his status as a Republican.


  11. Police: Madisonville girl taken by non-custodial motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 7-year-old-girl is missing from Monroe County. Mackenzie Ward was taken by her mother -- Tanna Summers -- from Madisonville Primary School.


  12. Monroe County veteran camps outside to help disabled vets on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... battlefield, so he decided to lend a helping hand to disabled vets. Cheek, also known as "Cheeko" to many in Monroe County, has been standing outside in the cold for the past two days, with little sleep collecting food for disabled American ...


  13. Churches on edge after warning letters from 'The Waster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... time you never know. You never know if it's a threat or if it's just someone using freedom of speech," said Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones Jr. II. Several East Tennessee Counties including Monroe and McMinn teamed up to investigate and after ...


  14. Churches on edge after warning letters from 'The Waster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    ... time you never know. You never know if it's a threat or if it's just someone using freedom of speech," said Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones Jr. II. Several East Tennessee Counties including Monroe and McMinn teamed up to investigate and after ...


  15. Person of interest identified in case of mysterious letters delivered to churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The sheriffs of McMinn and Monroe counties say they have identified a person of interest who may be leaving mysterious, anonymous notes at churches in several East Tennessee counties signed "The Waster." McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy and Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones say this is not a criminal investigation, but they want to learn what the intentions are behind the letter, which have been reported as being left at churches from Blount County south into Murray County, Georgia.


  16. Lee student court date is delayedRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... he thought Assistant District Attorney Mac McCoin was handling the case for the state, and that McCoin was in Monroe County prosecuting a homicide case. Scott Kanavos, Opaso's attorney, told the Cleveland Daily Banner early today the delay came by ...


  17. Pennsylvania prosecutor: will not fight release of Korean businessman Tuesday, November 17Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... "Our research indicates that the chance of a successful appeal is too remote to legitimately pursue," said Monroe County District Attorney David Christine in a statement to Reuters. "All legal avenues to preserve the verdict have now been ...


  18. Polk County, TN ranks 91st in Kids Count dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Polk County News

    ... he percentage of Polk youth abusing illicit drugs or alcohol was 6.7%, compared to 6.2% statewide. Neighboring Monroe County ranks 63rd, McMinn County ranks 26th, Bradley County ranks 39th.


  19. New bear cub recovering at Appalachian Bear RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Appalachian Bear Rescue says its most recent bear cub arrival made it through the night, but is in rough shape. Shelby Bear was brought to the rescue from Monroe County.


  20. William - Bill' HumbertRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Born on Feb. 15, 1934, in Monroe County to the late William Henry and Inez Yates Humbert, he lived the majority of his life in McMinn County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Casteel Humbert; sisters: Pauline Whitaker and Mary Mendahal; and brothers: James, Eugene, and Jay Hugh Humbert.