Polk County Newswire

Polk County Newswire

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  1. Polk school calendar for next year approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The Polk County Board of Education met Monday evening in the Copper Basin High School gymnasium, approving several routine issues.Copper Basin Principal Tim Kidd provided board members with a brief The Polk County Board of Education met Monday evening in the Copper Basin High School gymnasium, approving several routine issues. Kidd was also proud of the fact Copper Basin High School has been announced as a Tennessee Award School, and is a Level 5 School again this year.

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  2. Brooklynn Townsend is named special judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Brooklynn Townsend of the 10th Judicial District Attorney General's office has been selected as special judge for the Polk County General Sessions Court.Her appointment was announced Tuesday by Gov. a "I believe Brooklynn Townsend will make an excellent judge for the people of Polk County. Her dedication to justice, as shown through her years of exemplary service as an Assistant District Attorney General, is clear.

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  3. Haslam Appoints Brooklynn Townsend Special Judge In Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Chattanoogan.com

    Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday appointed Brooklynn M. Townsend as special judge for the General Sessions Court of Polk County.

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  4. Attorney Richard Ihrig Files Lawsuit Against Polk County, WisconsinRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    In a suit filed last week in Polk County, Wis., the Polk County Board is accused of disregarding its own procedural rules in voting to allow motorized vehicles on the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail . The suit was filed by attorney Richard Ihrig of Cumberland, Wis., on behalf of Peter Henry of Amery, Wis.

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  5. Rock slide damages TVA water flume on Ocoee River Rock slide damages TVA water flume on Ocoee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... personnel are assessing the damage. #Ocoee pic.twitter.com/BxDx6D0QdF The flume is located high above US-64 in Polk County. You can see video of the water rushing down the mountain and back into the river posted on Barry Semak's page. The TVA said ...

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  6. Lurena Burger obitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Lurena D. Burger, 88, of Benton, passed away on Saturday evening, Nov. 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by family and friends. Born in Knoxville on May 28, 1929, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Nina Tilley Dale and spent the majority of her life in Polk County and was of the Baptist Faith.

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  7. Playoff puzzle to be solved FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... despite having just one win in its first nine games. Of the trio already in - Bradley Central, Cleveland and Polk County - only the Blue Raiders know what seed they are, but none of the teams knows yet who they will be facing on the first Friday in ...

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  8. Skimmers found on Polk County gas pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is asking motorists who might have used credit cards to purchase gas at a U.S. Highway 411 convenience market this month to check their statements after three a The Polk County Sheriff's Office is asking motorists who might have used credit cards to purchase gas at a U.S. Highway 411 convenience market this month to check their statements after three "skimmers" were located on the pumps. The PCSO was notified of the identity-theft enabling illegal devices at the Circle K store at 4147 Highway 411 in Ocoee on Monday.

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  9. SAR honors Higdon, Pennell and WhittemoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... he was going to treat people right, and was going to do the right thing every time," Smith said. Originally from Polk County, Higdon has worked for the CPD since 1989. In 2005, he was named housing officer. He then had the opportunity to become a ...

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  10. Walk the Memory Mile at Heritage Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The Polk County Health Council invites you to walk the Memory Mile in honor of a loved one that you may have you have lost due to a smoking/tobacco related condition such as heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer. The Walk will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, prior to the Heritage Day Celebration beginning on the Courthouse Square.

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  11. Polk commissioners debate issues at closed hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Polk County's elected officials held their October meeting Thursday evening at the Copper Basin Community Center. They acted on some routine items, and discussed a couple of major concerns.Perhaps a Polk County's elected officials held their October meeting Thursday evening at the Copper Basin Community Center.

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  12. Reeves convicted, paying restitution after manipulating OEM documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Mena Star

    More than $6,000 is being paid back to taxpayers by James Reeves, who was convicted in Polk County Circuit Court August 2 of Tampering With a Public Record. During Reeve's employment as director of Polk County Office of Emergency Management, an annual audit by the Arkansas Legislative Audit Division found $3,437 of improper disbursements during a 20 month period, ranging from January 1, 2015 to August 4, 2016.

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  13. Weather 1 mins ago 11:31 a.m.If you trust the predictions of persimmons, East Tenneseee is in for aaRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... All you need to do is cut into one of their seeds to tap into their knowledge. Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park in Polk County posted their findings on Facebook Thursday. According to The Old Farmer's Almanac, the shape of the kernel inside the seed of a ...

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  14. Center making holiday plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    As many of you know, each year United Way's Center for Social Impact compiles a list of holiday programs and resources for Bradley and Polk counties in an effort to provide the best system of referrals during the this season of the year. This information is then shared with other service providers with the goal of promoting respectful and wise stewardship of our valuable community resources.

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  15. No medical care now in Copper Basin areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Polk County Executive Hoyt Firestone confirmed Friday the Copper Basin Medical Center has shut down - effective today. The medical center has not been accepting new patients for some time, but has been providing in-patient and emergency services.

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  16. Highway safety grants receivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Attorney's Office will receive a grant presented through the state highway safety office, as will both the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Benton Police Department. The Bradley County Sheriff's Office will receive $55,000, which will be managed by ...

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  17. I see by the Banner 9-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... make reservations, call: 423-838-1059. The Edwards/Taylor family reunion will be Oct. 1 at the Edwards' farm in Polk County. Covered-dish lunch will be about 1 to 1:30 p.m. Family and friends are welcome. On Tuesday, the board of directors of the ...

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  18. I see by the Banner 9-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... , call hostess Martha Bostic, 479-9207. The Edwards/Taylor family reunion will be Oct. 1 at the Edwards' farm in Polk County. A covered-dish lunch will be about 1 to 1:30 p.m.

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  19. The River Maze In Ocoee Returns For 13th SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    "Over the River and Thru the Woods" is the new, challenging design for the corn maze and "To Grandmother's House We Go" is the theme of the soybean maze at Birch Land Ocoee Farms .

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  20. Bradley Board garners distinction awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    More than 50 regional school board members,and education officials turned out Thursday evening for the Fall Southeast Tennessee District Meeting of the Tennessee School Board Association. THE BRADLEY COUNTY Board of Education was presented with the Tennessee School Board Association's Board of Distinction Award Thursday evening at the Southeast Tennessee District's fall meeting at Polk County High School.

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