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Pig Howard Will Miss Vols Season Opener For Rules Violation
Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 28, 2015

UTs senior wide receiver Alton Pig Howard will miss the Vols September 5th season opener against Bowling Green for a violation of team rules that happened several months ago. However, Coach Butch Jones said he appreciates Howards efforts during training camp. Jason Croom, Vincent Perry and LaDarrell McNeil are all expected to miss several games due to injuries. As for the rest of the team, Coach Jones said they have had some very good practices and he likes the morale but they still need to clean up some items in a hurry to be prepared to face Bowling Green at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on September 5.

Kingston Fire Department Now Has Dive Team

Kingston Fire Department Now Has Dive Team
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Friday August 28, 2015

The Kingston Fire Department now has a dive team which will assist the Roane County Rescue Squad in aquatic emergencies at no cost to taxpayers. The 11 member dive team consists of all volunteers who will work in shifts each day. Their equipment and boat was purchased through fundraisers and donations. According to Local 8 News, Kingston Fire Chief William Gordon says the dive team is important because Kingston has a vast waterfront area. However, Gordon says he hopes it is something the citizens never need, but if they do, the dive team will be prepared to come to the rescue. (Photo Courtesy WVLT).

Fairfield Glade and Cumberland County Hiking Trail Marathon

Fairfield Glade and Cumberland County Hiking Trail Marathon
Submitted Friday August 28, 2015

Discover the beautiful trails of Fairfield Glade and Cumberland County. Registration for the Cumberland Plateau Hiking Trail Marathon is open until August 31st and the trail hikes can start on September 1st, but must be completed by September 30th. For those who are not up to the challenge of the full 26.2 miles of hiking, there is the option of completing 13.1 miles and receiving recognition for a half-marathon. The application form, hiking log, maps and trail descriptions may be picked up at various locations around Crossville or downloaded from the website at:
This event is free to enter and successful marathoners will be awarded a T-shirt, certificate and other prizes at the Fairfield Glade Hit the Trails Festival on Saturday, October 3rd.
Registration forms are available at:

Fairfield Glade Community Club on Stonehenge Drive

Cumberland Trail office on Fourth Street in Crossville

Crossville Depot

Visitors Center in the Cumberland Mountain State Park

Crossville-Cumberland County Visitor Center, Gateway to the Big South Fork

For additional information about the Hiking Trail Marathon please contact John Conrad (931) 287-2432 or Mary Jo Paige (931) 707-2167.


Frozen Beans and Corn Test Positive for Listeria in Tennessee
Submitted: TN Dept. of Agriculture Friday August 28, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has issued a Listeria warning for two varieties of frozen vegetables sold in Tennessee. The contamination was discovered during routine sampling of food products sold at two different grocery stores in Harriman, Tenn. Lab tests revealed Listeria present in Cascadian Farm Organic Cut Green Beans. The 10 ounce package was distributed by Small Planet Foods, Inc. of Sedro-Woolley, Wash. and identified with the code 11APR2016. General Mills has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of that product, as well as green beans with the code of 10APR2016. Testing also confirmed the presence of Listeria in Wylwood- Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn. The 16 ounce package was distributed by Save-A-Lot Foods of Earth City, Mo. and identified with the Best By date of June 2017 and code K51564. Officials with Save-A-Lot have requested all stores pull the unsold packages of corn from the shelves.


High School Football-Both Jets and Panthers at Home This Friday
Steve/Vince/Gordon Friday August 28, 2015

The Cumberland County Jets outscored the Oliver Springs Bobcats 28-14 to win their season opener on the road. CCHS will open at home against the Kingston Yellowjackets on Friday, August 28th. Pre-game coverage at 6:15 with the kick-off scheduled for 6:30 on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY and online at

The Stone Memorial High School Panthers rolled to a 54-18 road win over the Dragons at York Institute last Friday. SMHS will host the Tigers of DeKalb County in the home opener on Friday, August 28th. Pre-game is scheduled to begin 6:45 and kickoff at 7:00 on Mix 99.3 and online at


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