Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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

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  1. Tellico Plains man charged with rape of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County man is accused of raping a five year old boy. Adam McDaniel, 25, of Tellico Plains, is charged with rape of a child by an authority Tellico Plains man charged with rape of a child A Monroe County man is accused of raping a five year old boy. 3 comments

  2. Monroe County authorities search for person of interest in surveillance videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say followed a woman from parking lot and into a store. Deputies asks for the public to call the Vonore Police Department at 423-884-2480 if you recognize the man or the van in the pictures.

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  3. Lost Sea continues to educate, 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and Madisonville deep within a mountain. Today the famous natural landmark continues to draw visitors to rural Monroe County. General manager Lisa McClung believes it's vital for tourism. "To have this in our state, in our county, in our own ...

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  4. Habitat enhancement work planned in Citico WatershedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... unique fish and other aquatic life. Citico Creek originates in the high elevations of the Citico Wilderness in Monroe County and flows into Tellico Lake. The watershed is approximately 45,620 acres; of that, approximately 90 percent is in the ...

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  5. One killed, one hurt in Monroe County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County crash killed a teenage and hurt another person early Saturday morning. Tennessee Highway Patrol says, Nickolas Jackson, 24, was One killed, one hurt in Monroe County crash A Monroe County crash killed a teenage and hurt another person early Saturday morning.

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  6. Chattanooga Railroad Series: Madisonville, Tn.Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Chattanoogan.com

    Madisonville, Tn., gained railroad service in 1890 as the county seat of Monroe County was on the route of a railroad connecting Knoxville with Marietta, Ga.

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  7. New plan eyed for old TN Military InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... with a change in ownership, there is an effort to once again help our nation's finest at the 144-acre former Monroe County school. The school closed in 2007 when then-owner Meiji Gakuin, which used it as a school for Japanese students living in ...

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  8. autumn ritskoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County student, representing Tennessee in a national competition has reached her fundraising goals thanks to help from the community. Autumn Ritsko is a seventh grader at Rural Vale Elementary School in Tellico Planes.

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  9. Seat belt violation leads to drug arrests in Tellico PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... items such as scales and small plastic bags.The officer confiscated the pipe and took Ammons into custody. Monroe County corrections officers later found syringes on Ammons during a search at the jail. A K9 officer called in to search the area where ...

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  10. McMinn County woman killed in Monroe County boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... have not identified the driver of the PWC or the boat, or indicated whether any charges will be filed. The Monroe County Sheriff's Department was called initially and Spurling was rushed to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, ...

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  11. Englewood Woman Dies In Boating Accident On Tellico LakeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 1 | Chattanoogan.com

    Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers responded to a call on Tellico Lake in Monroe County at approximately 6:40 p.m. Initial calls regarding the incident were taken by the Monroe County Sherriff's Department.

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  12. Iraq-Afghanistan war monument dedicated in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Memorial Day, is a bittersweet day for families who have lost their loved ones in combat. Stars and stripes were waving proudly Monday morning in Monroe County.

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  13. Monroe Co. man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 22-year old man died after a car crash early Saturday morning in Monroe County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened at 2 a.m. near Monroe Co.

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  14. Dueling graduation ceremonies held in wake of Sequoyah HS vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and trash in the hallways, left behind a dead animal, and wrote on the hallway walls, among other things. The Monroe County deputy who acted as the school resource officer was fired. He was seen at the school at different times as students came and ...

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  15. Seniors involved in Monroe County high school vandalism graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Weeks after a Monroe County prank crossed lines into vandalism, leading to a TBI investigation, a number of law enforcement officers disciplined and a high school principal suspended, the seniors involved are graduating Friday night. Students who participated in the April 29 incident at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville that left the school a mess were punished by being banned from graduation activities scheduled for Friday night.

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  16. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Tuesday What you need to know Tuesday. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bM7SyT The Monroe County Sheriff Department confirms deputies found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb near Tellico Plains late Monday night.

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  17. Homemade bomb found in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Homemade bomb found in Monroe County Officials say they found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb in Tellico Plains late Monday night. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bM674z - The Monroe County Sheriff Department confirms deputies found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb near Tellico Plains late Monday night.

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  18. Homemade bomb explodes in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says no significant property damage was created after a homemade bomb exploded on Monday night in Tellico Plains.

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  19. Vonore residents fight gas pipeline expansion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    No one likes it when the government threatens eminent domain. In Monroe County a proposed natural gas pipeline has caught the wrath of many local residents.

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  20. Monroe County veteran walks 142 miles to raise awareness for veteran suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    For Army veteran Eddie Ridenour, one is too many. To help raise awareness he is taking his mission on the road.

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