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Numerous Weapons Stolen From Never Fail Road Home
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday November 12, 2014

Investigators with the Cumberland County Sheriffs Department are looking for suspects in the theft of numerous weapons from a home on Never Fail Road. The victim told police she noticed damage to the back door of the home, but entry was not gained. However, a search revealed several firearms missing including a Marlin Glenfield Semi-Auto .22 rifle, a Winchester Semi-Auto 20 gauge, a Winchester Pump 12 gauge, a Remington Semi-Auto 12 gauge and a Remington Woods Semi-Auto 30-06. Loss of the weapons was estimated at $1,300.


Theft of Paintball Items and More
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday November 12, 2014

A Lantana Road man, who found his paintball suit lying on the ground outside a storage building on Hwy 127 North, later discovered that crooks made away with thousands of dollars worth of items. Among items taken were a paintball gun and paint ball hopper, one thousand paint balls, a CO2 canister, floor heaters, a set of Ping golf clubs, a Troy-Bilt weedeater, black and yellow cone speakers, a 40-inch Panasonic TV, 6-Panasonic surround speakers and three X-Box guitars. Loss was estimated at over $3,500.

District Names Presleys 2014 Outstanding Conservation Farmer

District Names Presleys 2014 Outstanding Conservation Farmer
Lynn Carey - CCSD Wednesday November 12, 2014

The Cumberland County Soil Conservation District (CCSCD) recently honored Johnny and Jonathan Presley as the 2014 Outstanding Conservation Farmer at its Annual Awards Dinner. Johnny and Jonathan Presley operate a beef cattle farm in the Linary Community of Cumberland County. They currently manage their beef cow/calf operation on approximately 800 acres of pasture and hayland. Their present operation consists of 35 registered Charolais cows. They also manage 150 commercial cows and 200 stockers. Some of the Best Management Practices (BMPs) that the Presleys incorporates in their farming operation are rotational grazing, cross fencing, a water distribution system and riparian livestock exclusion areas. Some of the cost-shared items they have installed are 3,000 feet of cross fence, 8,000 feet of exclusion fence, a well and pumping station, four (4) freeze proof water tanks, and 3,500 feet of pipeline. They effectively utilize the services and cost-share programs of the Cumberland County Soil Conservation District, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Presleys hosted the SCD Annual Conservation Field Day at their farm in September. During the field day, both Johnny and Jonathan discussed their cattle operation, including how they use embryo transfer to genetically improve the quality of their registered cattle. Thanks to the Presley family, the field day was a tremendous success. The Presleys demonstrate a strong soil conservation and land stewardship ethic in their farming operation and are making a very positive impact in their community and county.


City sales tax revenue continues to outpace previous years
Peg Broadcasting News Wednesday November 12, 2014

City Manager David Rutherford reports that the latest figures for sales tax revenue for the City of Crossville are still up. The City has generated over $2.4 million in sales tax for the year to date, an increase of $30,000 over last year. Taxes from wholesale beer are remaining steady at $231,000 for the year to date, while revenue from retail liquor sales spiked up by $6,000 over the same period last year for a total of $92,901. Rutherford, in his report to council this week, also reported that income from building permits was at over $105,000 for the fiscal year that started in July.


High School Basketball Returns To Plateau
Peg Broadcasting/Rebecca Foster/Lance Kennedy Wednesday November 12, 2014

High School Basketball returns Thursday November 13th as the Cumberland County Jets host the Karns Beavers. Pre-game starts at 5:55 and tip-off is 6pm on your home for the Jets, 102.5 WOW Country.

The Stone Memorial Panthers host the Livingston Academy Wildcats on Thursday, November 13. Since this is a Hall of Fame game, and proceeds will be shared with TSSAA, SEASON TICKETS WILL NOT BE VALID FOR THIS GAME. There are still 10 home games included in your season ticket Pre-game for Thursdays SMHS Champion game starts at 5:55 and tip-off is 6pm on The Plateaus home for the Panthers, MIX 99.3


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