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Listeria Contamination Prompts Cheese Recall in Tennessee

Listeria Contamination Prompts Cheese Recall in Tennessee Broadcasting News Monday February 13, 2017

Routine testing by the Consumer and Industry Services Division of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture has discovered Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of Amish Classic Colby deli horn cheese. The manufacturer, Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC, is instructing all wholesalers and retailers to discontinue selling their existing stock of Amish Classic Colby deli horns distributed by MDS Foods under the Amish Classic label with item number 55209 and sold as sliced deli cheese. They are also recalling lot numbers 110316V02, 110316V03 and 110316V04. The company is also removing packaged Amish Classic Colby Cheese with item numbers 55241 and 55245 which were cut from the suspect 55209 product and wrapped at the MDS Foods manufacturing facility located in Tullahoma, Tenn. Meijerís Colby-jack deli horn lot number 110316V08 and Meijerís Colby deli horn lot numbers 110316V08 are also part of the recall.


High School Basketball
Vince / Steve Friday February 10, 2017

The Stone Memorial teams traveled to Cookeville Thursday night to play their final regular season District games and posted a pair of wins. In the action heard live on Mix 99.3; the Lady Panthers secured a second place finish in the District standings with a 46-38 win over the Lady Cavs. The Lady Panthers have a 5 and 5 District mark and finish in a three-way tie for second with Cookeville and the winner of the Rhea County - White County game. The Panthers battled the regular season District champs from Cookeville and handed the Cavaliers their first District loss of the season. The Panthers outlasted the Cavs winning in overtime 65-61.

Friday, SMHS will play host to Clarkrange. The CCHS games scheduled at McMinn Central on Friday have been cancelled.

Monday, CCHS will host Warren County as the Jets and Lady Jets close out the regular season. The District action will air live on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY beginning at 5:55.


Cumb. Co. Health Dept. Offering Free Flu Shots
Peg Broadcasting News Friday February 10, 2017

As influenza viruses continue to circulate widely across the U.S. and Tennessee, the Cumberland County Health Department is offering FREE Flu Shots. The Health Department says vaccination may reduce the risk of getting the flu by 50% or more. Getting vaccinated is your best protection against getting influenza, which is more likely to cause severe illness in older adults and young children. To get your FREE flu shot, just go to the Cumberland County Health Department, 1503 Main Street in Crossville, weekdays during normal business hours. Walk-ins welcome!


Starting Monday, Rolling Roadblock on I-40 in Putnam County for Bridge Removal
Peg Broadcasting News/ Jennifer A. Flynn | TDOT Community Relations Officer, Region 2 Friday February 10, 2017

Starting Monday evening, motorists can expect a rolling roadblock in Putnam County in the vicinity of mile marker 283. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says work will begin to remove the existing bridge over I-40 at the Mine Lick Creek interchange on Monday evening, February 13, 2017 through Thursday evening, February 16, 2016. The contractor will utilize rolling roadblocks on I-40 during the nighttime hours of 8:30PM to 5:30AM. THP will assist with the rolling roadblock during this time. All detour signs to direct the motoring public for the closed bridge are in place. All motorists are strongly advised to use the detours while work is being performed for the safety of the public.


Two Caught in Tennessee Avenue Burglary
Peg Broadcasting News Friday February 10, 2017

A man and woman were apprehended after Crossville Police responded Monday to a burglary on Tennessee Avenue. The victim reported that a wireless key pad valued at $400 had been taken. The victim said as he arrived for the burglar alarm, he saw a female walking toward the Cumberland County Playhouse. He also saw a vehicle turn onto Tennessee Avenue. While searching the area, police came upon 43-year-old Robert Grumbein, of Crossville, who reportedly consented to a search of his vehicle and person. Police found AA batteries in his pocket matching the batteries taken from the alarm key pad. A search of Grumbeinís silver Dodge Durango revealed a black backpack containing seven boxes of 9mm ammunition, numerous glue sticks and lip balm. Police report that a background check of Grumbein revealed he has been convicted of felonies in the past. The female, identified as Leah Davenport, was located on Holiday Court and was taken into custody for burglary. Drug charges are also pending against Davenport after she was allegedly found in possession of a crystalline substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Grumbein was taken into custody for Burglary and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.


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