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Weather permitting the City of Crossville Street Department will be performing road construction in the area of Myrtle Avenue beginning Monday, August 3, 2015. The city will be replacing under road culverts from Evergreen Drive to Palmetto Drive. There will be periods that portions of Myrtle Avenue will be closed. Please use caution while in this area or use alternate routes if possible. The City anticipates the construction will be complete by Thursday, August 6.
Karlin Beck of Pike Road, Alabama claimed the 2015 Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open title following a remarkable performance at Stonehenge Golf Club. Playing in the Tennessee Women’s Open for the first time, Beck was able to play three impressive rounds, posting 72-72-72, and overall par 216, the only player to post par all the three days. Beck received her LPGA status in December. A graduate of Auburn University, she began her rookie year in 2012 and has played on the Symetra Tour. Beck won the 2007 Women’s Alabama Stroke Play Championship and was a finalist in the 2010 WAGA State Amateur Championship. Emily McLennan, a rising senior at Chattanooga, took amateur honors by edging out Blakelsy Warren, a rising sophomore at the University of Tennessee. McLennan tied for third overall, only four strokes from leader Beck with 72-71-77 = 220.
Two men were killed and another one was injured Saturday afternoon in Athens. Local 8 Now reports that Randell Cory Jones, 40, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to Starr Medical Center of Athens. Matthew A Moore, 37, was also fatally shot. Timothy C White, 47, was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center suffering gunshot wounds, according to officials. The shooting is currently under investigation.
Wednesday, Aug. 5 will be the first official day of school at Stone Memorial High School. All SMHS students should report before 7:45 am and must remain in school until dismissed at 10:00 am. Student schedules will be handed-out during this time.
The owner of a stolen bounce house told Local 8 News that Crossville Police called him Thursday morning. They said the bounce house, which belongs to Nick’s Italian Ice, was found behind a grocery store near his business. It had an apology note attached. The bounce house was not damaged. It is valued at about $3,000.