Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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  1. Jury hears insurance company's case against couple in arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... claiming they were victims of a hate crime. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1I5FYtw A Monroe County couple is being sued in federal court over a fire at their home they say was deliberately set. (WBIR - KNOXVILLE) - Testimony ...

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  2. Crash shuts down Northbound lanes of I-75 in Monroe Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... An crash involving a tractor trailer truck and another vehicle has shut down all northbound lanes of I-75 in Monroe County near the Oakland Road Exit. The crash happened around 2:00 a.m. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol four people were ...

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  3. Vonore community celebrates rerouting of natural gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A group of people in Vonore are celebrating after a proposed natural gas pipeline will not be cutting through their property as originally planned. A proposed natural gas pipeline caught the wrath of residents who live along a section of Highway 72 in Monroe County.

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  4. DA's office now operating as four - teams'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY Cynthia Lecroy Schemel and investigator Calvin Rockholt recently gave members of a local civic club a look at how things have changed since 10th Judicial District Attorney Stephen Crump took office last summer. "This is not saying anything against Monroe County, but there are many needs up there.

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  5. Cleanup goes on around Tellico Plains after tornado touchdownRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Cleanup goes on around Tellico Plains after tornado touchdown The National Weather Service in Morristown confirmed Wednesday an EF1 tornado occurred the day before in Monroe County. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1MuxKvX The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornadoes touched down, from Putnam to Fentress to Monroe counties.

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  6. Tornado Confirmed in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTVC

    An E-F 1 tornado was confirmed in Monroe County, Tennessee. Crews with Monroe County and Tennessee Emergency Management drove around surveying the damage from Tuesday's storms.

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  7. Monroe County Roof ripped off house in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... that the National Weather Service has not determined a length of the tornado at this time. Damage reported in Monroe County included damage at Sweetwater First Assembly Church of God, where the church's steeple fell to the ground along with several ...

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  8. Monroe County faces cleanup after stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Many were without power in Monroe County on Tuesday night following an evening storm. Trees were down in Madisonville.

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  9. Storm sweeps through Monroe, hitting homes, trees, a churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... We checked with Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1IYIBj1 Many were without power in Monroe County on Tuesday night following an evening storm. Trees were down in Madisonville. July 14, 2015 (WBIR-SWEETWATER) - The wave of storms ...

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  10. Family caught in The Lost Sea Adventure in Monroe County during stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    An East Tennessee family happened to be at the largest underground lake in the country, the Lost Sea Adventure in Sweetwater, for the first time when the power went out. Jon Foulk and his family had a different experience than most at the Lost Sea.

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  11. Storm damage reported across East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    6:20 p.m. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says shelters are opening for the night at Tellico High School and Sequoyah High School. State Route 33 is closed at Loop Lane due to trees and power lines down. Traffic is being diverted to county roads. ...

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  12. TBI: Body found in Monroe was Knoxville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The homicide victim whose body was found earlier this month in a Monroe County creek has been identified as 42-year-old Kelly Cozart, according to the TBI. TBI: Body found in Monroe was Knoxville woman The homicide victim whose body was found earlier this month in a Monroe County creek has been identified as 42-year-old Kelly Cozart, according to the TBI.

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  13. What you need to know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Monday What you need to know Monday, July 13, 2015 Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1MpksB8 A 2-year-old girl was killed and nine people were injured in a Monroe County wreck Sunday on Interstate 75 South. Nikayla Oliver died after the Chevrolet Suburban she was traveling in ran over rumble strips on I-75 causing two tires to blow out near mile marker 64. The vehicle then started to turn sideways, and crashed into a concrete culvert before flipping into a ditch, causing the vehicle to catch fire.

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  14. Charges filed after elderly women are forced from vehicleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Polk County News

    ... behaving in a bizarre fashion, and struck and destroyed a lamp post when he fled the scene. He was arrested in Monroe County near Ivy Trail Rd; the vehicle had damage to the front end. Around the time of his arrest in Monroe County, Polk County 911 ...

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  15. Police Departments Merge in the PoconosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Barrett Township police in Monroe County now have the final stamp of approval to dissolve. Supervisors voted Tuesday morning to combine the department with Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

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  16. TBI: Woman found dead in Monroe County a homicide victimRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    TBI investigators still are working to identify the woman found dead last week in a Monroe Court creek but are confirming her death was a homicide. TBI: Woman found dead in Monroe County a homicide victim - TBI investigators still are working to identify the woman found dead last week in a Monroe Court creek but are confirming her death was a homicide.

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  17. Unidentified female found - Can you help?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    While we don't usually do stories from other counties, News Radio WGNS decided to release this situation because the TBI needs help in identifying the body of a woman recently found deceased in a creek. Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was found in a creek in Monroe County Wednesday night.

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  18. Bill would expand Tenn. portion of national forestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... wilderness areas. The bill would create one new wilderness area, the 9,038-acre Upper Bald River Wilderness in Monroe County. The U.S. Forest Service supports the legislation and has been managing the proposed additions as de-facto wilderness since ...

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  19. TBI Seeking Public's Help In Identifying Body Found In Monroe County CreekRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was found in a creek in Monroe County At the request of 10th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents, in a joint investigation with the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, responded to a report of a woman's ... (more)

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  20. Bradley County Republican Party Passes Resolution Opposing Property Tax LineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... of Investigation are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman whose body was found in a creek in Monroe County Wednesday night. At the request of 10 th District Attorney General Steve Crump, TBI special agents, in a joint investigation ...

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