Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Monroe County, TN.

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  1. TN Delegate Tossed From DNC After Tiff With Bernie SupporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily News

    A Hillary Clinton delegate from eastern Tennessee has been booted from the Democratic National Convention after a Bernie Sanders supporter says he became over-ly aggressive with her. Tennessee Democratic Party spokesman Spencer Bowers is quoted by news media outlets as say-ing that Jerry Ogle of Monroe County had his credentials revoked after an incident with Sanders delegate Amanda Kruel of Knoxville.

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  2. Tennessee delegate to DNC has credentials revoked following confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKRN

    A East Tennessee delegate to the Democratic National Convention was forced to leave after party officials say he became "overly aggressive" with a Knoxville Bernie Sanders delegate. Tennessee Democratic Party spokesman Spencer Bowers says Hillary Clinton delegate Jerry Ogle of Monroe County, Tennessee had his credentials revoked after an incident with Sanders delegate Amanda Kruel of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  3. Newspaper leader John M. Jones III dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Watauga Democrat

    ... several other East Tennessee towns, including Newport, Athens, Rogersville, Loudon/Lenoir City, and Sweetwater/Monroe County. The company has in recent years become Jones Media Inc., consisting of community daily newspapers in Greeneville, Maryville ...

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  4. Monroe Cty man booted from convention after skirmish with Sanders...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County delegate has had his credential and duties rescinded and no longer has a seat at the Democratic National Convention after an altercation on Monday with a Bernie Sanders supporter from Knoxville. Jerry Ogle, a Clinton delegate, was removed from Tennessee's delegation Tuesday morning after it was determined that he violated the party's code of conduct agreement when he had an inappropriate interaction with Amanda Kruel, a Sanders delegate.

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  5. More than 80 pets adopted locally with Clear the Shelters campaign Read Story Madison WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As of Saturday evening, both locations of Young Williams Animal Shelter had more than 35 animals adopted. At the Blount County Animal Shelter there were 22 animals adopted, Seven were adopted at the Monroe County Friends of Animals shelter, and dozens others at the Humane Society in Knoxville.

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  6. Crime 2 mins ago 8:16 p.m.Sweetwater police catch a shoplifter who ran off in a stolen ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Sheriff's deputies have found the shoplifting suspect who stole an ambulance in Sweetwater with an EMS worker in the back. McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy says the incident started in Monroe County when officers were trying to catch a shoplifter.

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  7. 5 years for lewd behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Marathon plumber was sentenced Wednesday to five years in state prison for attempting to kiss a 14-year-old girl and touching her inappropriately. Acting Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Ruth Becker handed down the sentence to Benjamin Aquino, 60. He had been convicted of lewd and lascivious behavior on June 16, three days after his birthday, says the Monroe County State Attorney's Office.

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  8. Clear-the-Shelters 53 mins ago 6:07 p.m.Clear the Shelters: Tips on keeping a petRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... is very important, and for some people it's something they have to learn how to do," said Claire Moxim of the Monroe County Animal Shelter. "You certainly don't want to consider your pet as a furry child. That bothers me because they are dogs and ...

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  9. 1 dead in workplace incident in Monroe County Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee Highway Patrol Lt. Stacey Heatherly told 10News the incident is being classified as a workplace incident with one deceased.

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  10. Deadly workplace incident under investigation in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating what's being called a "workplace incident" in Monroe County that resulted in one person's death. The incident happened on Highway 68 in the Coker Creek area of Monroe County in a construction zone.

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  11. Monroe County couple says landlord cut electricity without noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County couple down on their luck had the power turned off to their mobile home by their landlord. The landlord claimed he had the right, but under Tennessee's Landlord-Tenant Act and common law rulings, landlords must give you at least 14 days written notice before shutting off the electricity to your home.

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  12. Utility crews work to restore power and clear up storm damage Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... are okay. Tony Guy captured this photo of a trampoline blown into power lines by Tuesday's storms in Wartburg, Monroe County on July 12. Laticia Weisenhaus sent us this photo of a large tree that fell near a car when storms rolled through the ...

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  13. Storms cause damage through East Tennessee on July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tony Guy captured this photo of a trampoline blown into power lines by Tuesday's storms in Wartburg, Monroe County on July 12. Laticia Weisenhaus sent us this photo of a large tree that fell near a car when storms rolled through the Lonsdale area on Tuesday. Fortunately none of the car's windows were broken.

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  14. Retire Tennessee Program Announces Addition Of Four New CountiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... to a way of life people yearn for daily. We are located on I-40 in West Tennessee." "We are excited for Monroe County to be a part of the state sponsored Retire Tennessee program. Monroe County is nestled between Knoxville and Chattanooga and is ...

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  15. CSCC Recognizes Distinguished Honor Award RecipientsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... board of the Athens Chamber of Commerce, the Tellico Reservoir Development Agency, Junior Achievement and the Monroe County Boys and Girls Club. Other staff members nominated for this award include Alyssa Douglass, Bre LaMountain, Sarah Copeland, ...

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  16. Sylvester C. BowersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Times

    Sylvester C. Bowers, age 80, of Maryville, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He retired after 34 years as a teacher in Monroe County and was a member of Alcoa First United Methodist Church.

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  17. Two county judges re-elected with no oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Two veteran Monroe County judges were re-elected without opposition May 6 when no one filed to run against them. May 6 was the cut-off date.

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  18. Man arrested after running from detectives at Monroe County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WFMZ

    Brice House, 31 of Albrightsville was arrested and charged with flight to avoid apprehension, disorderly conduct, terroristic threats and endangering the welfare of a child after an incident that occurred at the Monroe County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to Chief County Detective Eric Kerchner, detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney's Office were in the detective center when they heard yelling coming from outside.

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  19. Polk wins - cat fight' to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... 6-AAa Srunner-up, while the loser will have to travel to 6-AAa Schamp Chattanooga Central. The girls from Monroe County opened the scoring when Sarah Wilson led off the contest with an infield hit and came home a few moments later on a two-out hit ...

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  20. ESU Police Chief William Parrish honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Pocono Record

    East Stroudsburg University Police Chief William Parrish received the Monroe County Bar Association's Liberty Bell Award Friday as part of the Law Day ceremonies in Courtroom One of the Monroe County Courthouse. Each year, MCBA's Liberty Bell Award accepts nominations recognizing a man or woman in the community who has promoted a better understanding of the rule of law, encouraged greater respect for the law and courts, as well as stimulated a sense of civic responsibility.

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