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Peg Broadcasting News Friday September 30, 2016

Fri. Sept. 30

In high school football action, Stone Memorial High School hosts Chattanooga Central on Friday, September 30. It’s Stone’s Pink Out game to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against breast cancer. Parents are encouraged to stop by the Farm Bureau West Avenue office to bid on the players’ pink jerseys (minimum bid is $30). There will be a survivor recognition as well along with chances to purchase T-shirts and pink “Charlie” hats. One hundred percent of all proceeds benefit the American Cancer SocietyPregame starts at 6:15 p.m. and kick off is set for 6:30 p.m. Catch on the action on your home for the SMHS Panthers, Mix 99.3.

The Cumberland County High School Jets travel to Hixon on Friday, Sept. 20, 2016. Catch the pregame at 6:15 and the kick-off at 6:30 p.m. on your home for the Jets, 102.5 WOW Country. (102.5: CCHS @ Hixson 6:15pm-9pm)

In college football action, Stanford travels to Seattle on Friday, September 30 to take on the Washington Huskies. Coverage begins at 7 p.m., with the kick-off at 8 p.m. CT on 97.7 The Ticket.

Sat. Oct. 1

Tennessee travels to Athens, Georgia on Saturday, October 1, to face the Bull Dogs. Coverage starts at 1 p.m. with kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT on the Plateau’s Home for the Vols, 102.5 WOW Country.

Tires Cut Again at Blind Zebra

Tires Cut Again at Blind Zebra
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday September 29, 2016

For the second time in as many weeks, someone has cut all four tires on a blue Chevy Trailblazer parked at the Blind Zebra in Crossville. The first incident was on September 20th and a surveillance video shows a white or light colored coupe with a black stripe down the side of the vehicle and two suspects pulling into the bar’s parking lot. One of those suspects is a female who was wearing a white shirt and black shorts who can be seen entering the bar. She’s in the establishment for a brief period before she exits. Meanwhile, the second suspect, who was wearing a black shirt was captured on video cutting the tires on the victim’s vehicle. The pair quickly get back in their car and flee on Hwy 70 East in the direction of Main Street. Damage in the first case was estimated at $735. The suspects remain at large and face Felony Vandalism charges. If you have any information on this crime, or if you recognize the vehicle, please call the Crimestoppers Tip Hotline at 931-200-1173, or contact Det. Sgt. J.C. Hancock at the Crossville Police Department. (Photo Courtesy Crimestoppers)


Local Fire Departments to Distribute Smoke Alarms October 8, 2016
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday September 29, 2016

The Crossville Fire Department, Cumberland County Fire Department and the Fairfield Glade Fire Department are partnering with the Tennessee Fire Marshal’s Office for the “2016 Fire Prevention Week”. On Saturday, October 8, free smoke alarms will be distributed in Brookhaven, Greenbriar, South Ridge, portions of downtown Crossville, Fairyland Acres, Sherwood Farms, Shiloh, Snead, St. George and Prestonwood. Statistics show that three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without smoke alarms. The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.

If you are outside the campaign areas and need a smoke alarm, call the Crossville Fire Department at 931-484-7571 or the Cumberland County Fire Department at 931-484-8448. Smoke alarms are only good for 10 years from manufacture date. Remember don’t wait, check the date. This is a free service and the “Smoke Alarm Canvass” begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 8.

Endangered teen, accused kidnapper in Cherokee National Forest

Endangered teen, accused kidnapper in Cherokee National Forest
WVLT Thursday September 29, 2016

Cherokee National Forest (WVLT) - A 13-year-old girl and her alleged kidnapper may be in East Tennessee according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

The organization posted on Facebook that Harley Hopper and Kenneth Whitehead were believed to be traveling through the Cherokee National Forest on foot after the car they may have been traveling in was found.

According to the TBI, Hopper was last seen in Greene County in the area of Lower Paint Creek of the Cherokee National Forest, on foot with Kenneth Dylan Whitehead after abandoning their vehicle. Agents said Whitehead is wanted by the Dent County Sheriff’s Office in Salem, Missouri for kidnapping of a minor in regard to her abduction.

A witness states Hopper left her residence with a backpack and entered the suspect's vehicle and has not been contacted since.

The Dent County Sheriff’s Office issued an Endangered Person Advisory for the missing Salem, Missouri teen early Thursday morning.

Harley M. Hopper is described as a white female, age 13, 5’03”, 220 lbs, black hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, wearing a blue striped shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots.

Kenneth Dylan Whitehead is described as a white male, age 22, 5’06”, 187 lbs, brown hair, green eyes.

If you have seen Harley or Whitehead, please call the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 423-798-1800. (Photo Courtesy WVLT)


Blue Jays Host Orioles Today
Peg Broadcasting News Thursday September 29, 2016

In Major League Baseball action, the Baltimore Orioles travel to Toronto on Thursday, Sept. 29 to challenge the Blue Jays. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. CT and game time is set for 6:07 p.m. on 97.7 The Ticket.


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