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Former MTSU Professor Charged With Murdering Wife
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday May 31, 2016

A former Middle Tennessee State University professor has been charged with murdering his wife. According to reports, 78-year-old Doctor James Huhta is accused of fatally stabbing his wife, 79-year-old Mary Huhta, Friday at the couples condo in Singer Island, Florida. Authorities say that after Mr. Huhta killed his wife he jumped from a balcony. Mr. Huta was hospitalized and has reportedly confessed to the murder. James Huhta served on President Clintons advisory council on historic preservation. He is a former professor of historic preservation at Middle Tennessee State University.

 


Memorial Day Closings
Cumberland County Solid Waste Department Monday May 30, 2016

All Cumberland County convenient centers and recycle centers will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, Monday May 30th.

 


Harriman Fire Injures One, Destroys Home
Peg Broadcasting News Sunday May 29, 2016

One person was injured and a family is now homeless this Memorial Day Weekend after a fire broke out Sunday morning in Harriman. Firefighters were called to 146 Clear Springs Road around 9:15 a.m. All six family members and two dogs managed to escape the blaze. However, one person, 73-year-old Willie Mae Shadrick, was transported to the hospital. The fire reportedly began in the kitchen.

 


Two More Injured At White Knuckle Event on Saturday
Peg Broadcasting News Sunday May 29, 2016

Following Fridays deadly crash at the White Knuckle Event in Scott County, two more people injured in an ATV accident on Saturday. According to reports, Mike Brown, 66, was operating an ATV when he lost control and struck a stump. Both Brown and passenger Debra Brown, 57, were thrown from the vehicle. Mr. Brown was flown to UT Medical Center and Mrs. Brown was transported to Oneida Medical Center. The THP says alcohol was a contributing factor in the wreck. While you cant buy alcohol at the White Knuckle event, people are still able to bring it into the venue.

 


1 killed, 1 injured in ATV accident near White Knuckle Event
WVLT Sunday May 29, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- One woman has been killed and one man injured in an ATV accident near the annual White Knuckle Event in Scott County.

According to WVLT, officials report that Danielle Stahley, 25, of Saline, Michigan, was killed while riding in the passenger seat of an ATV. Joshua Ward, 26, of East Bend, North Carolina, is injured and was reportedly driving the ATV.

Ward has been charged with DUI.

The incident occurred at around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening at the intersection of River Road and Winona Road in Huntsville.

According to the preliminary accident report, the ATV was traveling on River Road when the driver lost control while trying to turn left and went off the right shoulder down an embankment, rolling several times. The vehicle landed on its top in a river. The passenger and passenger seat were thrown from the vehicle.

The report details that Stahley and Ward had been drinking. They were both wearing seat belts and helmets at the time of the accident.

WVLT reports that authorities say no further comments are available at this time since there could be more criminal charges.

 

 
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