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The Stone Memorial Panther baseball team travelled to Anderson Co and came home with a 4-3 victory. Senior Clay Wilson got the win for Panthers with nine strikeouts, one earned run, allowing six hits and three walks over six innings. Fellow senior John Martin picked up the save. Panther hitters Gabe Caballero 1-4; Brian Fry 2-3; John Martin 1-3; Jason Moldehauer 2-4; Austin Roberts 1-2, 2 RBI's; Clay Wilson 1-3 and 1 RBI. The Panthers current record is 6-6 Overall (3-2 District Tied for Second). The Panthers travel to Meigs County on Friday night and play at Oak Ridge Saturday.
Thursday night baseball action saw the Cumberland County Jets defeat the York Institute Dragons 11-1 in six innings at Jet Park. Drew Vaden (Pictured) struck out 11 York batters, allowed no earned runs, three hits and three walks over six innings. CCHS collected eleven runs off nine hits. Ryan Burgess 2-3,2 RBIís; Matt Ledbetter 2-3, 1 RBI; Grant Parrett 2-4, 3 RBIís and Nathaniel Wyatt 2-2, 3 RBIís. The Jets improve to 7-5 and travel to Livingston on Saturday for a noon game. Photo courtesy of D. Shaw.
State and local officials gathered at the Cumberland County Health Department earlier this week to present more than $52,000 in funding as part of the Tennessee Tobacco Settlement Program. Each county in Tennessee will receive funding during this three-year program to reduce the burden of tobacco use in the state. All counties are challenged to set goals and select one or more projects that address three topics: eliminating smoking during pregnancy; reducing infantsí and childrenís exposure to second-hand smoke; and preventing child and adolescent tobacco use. Cumberland County will focus its first year efforts on projects to address each of these three topics.
Police in Harriman want to clear up confusion after a report that a man exposed himself to a child at a grocery store led to worried parents taking to Facebook posting claims about attempted abductions. Police Chief Randy Heidle says some social media messages being shared are inaccurate, causing unnecessary panic in the community. Chief Heidle warns that stories get changed; noting that there had been several rumors on social media sites, but his department had no records of those incidents
The state fire marshal's office is urging Tennessee residents to create an escape plan in case there's a fire in their home. The National Fire Protection Association says one-third of American households estimate that it would take at least six minutes before a fire in their home became life-threatening.