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Stories you may have missed

July 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

Stories you may have missed

A sampling of some of the popular and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

- Lucy Road family loses everything to flood

When the torrential rains started to pour over the region, Gary Duranso had returned home after taking his son Andrew to the park. Water started to fill up the ditch across the street and the front yard began to flood a little bit, but the family didn’t think anything of it. Read more:

- Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening. Read more:

- Dog allegedly shot in the face by its owner recovering at Hawkins County Humane Society

Neighbors of a man who allegedly shot his daughter’s dog in the face Thursday brought the dog to the Hawkins County Humane Society, and it has been treated and is expected to recover. Read More:

- Parents of boys electrocuted at Bean Station marina file suits

The parents of two Hamblen County boys who were electrocuted last year while swimming in Cherokee Lake have filed $3 million lawsuits against a Bean Station marina. Read more:

- Elderly pair file $5M suit against SW Va. officers

 A $5 million federal lawsuit filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Abingdon accuses two Southwest Virginia law enforcement officers of shoving, punching and kicking an elderly Lee County man and woman during an incident that allegedly occurred last year. Read more:

- 12-year-old bike rider hospitalized after collision with car

A 12-year-old girl was in serious but stable condition Wednesday night after riding a bicycle into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Read more:

- Mission builds new house in Hawkins for displaced World War II veteran

When a church congregation from Florence, S.C., learned their summer mission project would be serving a 90-year-old displaced WWII hero in Hawkins County, they knew the project must be heaven-sent. Read more:

- Sullivan schools name six assistant principals

Sullivan County has wrapped up all but one of its school-level administrative changes for 2013-14 with the appointment of six assistant principals in five schools. Read more:

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