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Red Cross blood drives planned in remembrance of Sept. 11


Red Cross blood drives planned in remembrance of Sept. 11
Submitted: American Red Cross Friday September 4, 2015

The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross. Blood donors of all types especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative and B negative and platelet donors are encouraged to give. Type O negative is the universal blood type that can be transfused to patients of any blood type. It is often used to treat trauma patients and is always in demand by hospitals. The 9/11 Blood Drive in Cumberland County will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crossville First United Methodist Church at 69 Neecham Street.

 


Lady Jets Volleyball
Submitted: Donald Smith Friday September 4, 2015

The Lady Jets hosted Warren County Thursday evening for their 3rd district match of the season. Cumberland County finished strong with a 3 set to 0 victory. Scoring was led by Cheyanne Frazee with 7 kills, Shelby Kilby with 6 kills, Maddie Bernabei and Becca Jones each had 5 kills, Brianah Castleberry 3 kills, and Alana Hicks 2 kills. Serving strong for CCHS was Cheyanne Frazee scoring 4 aces, Alana Hicks 3 aces, Becca Jones 2 aces, and Sadie Bowman 1. Defense was led by Alana Hicks with 21 digs, Brianah Castleberry 11 digs, Lily Barnes 10 digs, Becca Jones 8 digs, Julia Hively 7 digs, Cheyanne Frazee 6 digs, Shelby Kilby 4 digs, Sadie Bowman 3 digs, and Maddie Bernabei 2. Blocking was led by Maddie Bernabei with 3.5 blocks, Brianah Castleberry 3 blocks, and Cheyanne Frazee 1. With the win over the Lady Pioneers, the Lady Jets improve their district record to 2-1, and their regular season record to 8-1. The next volleyball action for the Lady Jets will be next week when Cumberland County will be hosting district rival Rhea County Tuesday September 8th.

 


Thieves take over $10,000 in equipment
CPD/Peg Broadcasting News Friday September 4, 2015

A local construction company reported the theft of Kubota BX2360 lawn tractor and a 6x14 trailer. According to City Police the items were taken while parked outside Highland Construction on Highway 70 East. A value was listed at $10,400.

 


Hands Across the Border DUI Enforcement Campaign Continues Through Labor Day Weekend
Friday September 4, 2015

The 24th Annual Hands Across the Border multi-state DUI enforcement campaign, which began Monday, August 31, 2015, will continue through the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. The DUI crackdown will include law enforcement from Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Checkpoints will be set up near all six state borders with the focus on apprehending those who are driving with a blood alcohol limit over .08.

 


Ruling Expected This Week on State School Funding Lawsuit
WTVC Friday September 4, 2015

A ruling is expected this week on whether to grant class-action status on a lawsuit filed by seven Tennessee school boards which alleges that the state never provided full funding for the Basic Education Program (BEP), which distributes about $6 billion to 144 school districts each year. The suit was filed by Bradley, Coffee, Hamilton, Grundy, Marion, McMinn and Polk county school systems, and if the judge grants class-action certification it could be beneficial to other school systems.

 

 
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