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Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

September 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple accused of keeping their 11-month-old in 'very dirty nasty conditions' were sentenced to jail time and probation last week in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Grand jury says Hawkins EMS driver was 'negligent but not criminal' in fatal wreck

Grand jury says Hawkins EMS driver was 'negligent but not criminal' in fatal wreck

September 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"They (the grand jury) found that there was negligence, but it didn't amount to criminal negligence. They were not going to return a criminal charge." -- Attorney General Dan Armstrong

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Big Stone Gap set for Celtic Day bash

Big Stone Gap set for Celtic Day bash

September 3rd, 2014 6:00 am by Staff report

No longer an infant on the region's festivities scene, Big Stone Celtic Day eyes its seventh rendition on Sept. 26-27.

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Washington County deputy on mend after shooting himself

Washington County deputy on mend after shooting himself

September 3rd, 2014 3:00 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

On July 30, WCSO Deputy John Light shot himself in the leg while he was fending off an apparent attack from a pit bull.

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Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

September 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The waitress told police that Mark Williams touched her and became "handsy" with her while she was working during his wedding cruise. She also said he tried to pour alcohol down her throat, police said.

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Lady Rebels clap Bucs in irons

Lady Rebels clap Bucs in irons

September 2nd, 2014 10:28 pm by George Thwaites

Kaitlin Barrett scored three of Sullivan South's six second half goals in an 8-1 District 1-AA soccer rout of visiting University High Tuesday.

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Sullivan BOE re-elects leaders Wells, Bales

Sullivan BOE re-elects leaders Wells, Bales

September 2nd, 2014 10:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board split and nearly deadlocked over the election of a vice chairman Monday night. The board narrowly re-electing Jack Bales over Todd Broughton.

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Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A two-year study of 44 children in the program shows that the training changes the brain in ways that make it easier for youngsters to process sounds, according to results reported in Tuesday's edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA  to weigh impact of loss of local control

BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA to weigh impact of loss of local control

September 2nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Matthew Lane

"My concern is if they sell to an out-of-state outfit ... they'll do whatever is necessary to make a profit. ... I don't want to see eventually $150 to $200 million leave the area," Mayor Dennis Phillips said.

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Sheriff: Unicoi County High School student made death threats with social media app

Sheriff: Unicoi County High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 9:13 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

Rafael Diaz Saldana, 18, 101 Engineer Lane, Erwin, was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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