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A Crossville man may have sold a loaded leather sofa on Local Sales Network. This week city police were contacted by the victim who said he was missing his American Tactical .45 caliber handgun. The man thinks the weapon may have been under the cushions of his sofa. However, he sold the sectional couch in April after posting it online. He doesn’t know the names of the man and woman to whom it was sold. Police are working to identify the couple.
The CCHS Lady Jets Basketball team traveled to Baylor on Tuesday night for their first game of the 2016-2017 season. Cumberland County posted a win over the Lady Red Raiders 59-49. Gracee Dishman led the Lady Jets with 26 points, Klaire Varney and Brylie Christopher each scored 12 points for the winners. The Lady Jets and Jets next games are set for Saturday as they play in Hall of Fame action at Clarkrange.
Tennessee has been ranked No. 19 in the College Football Playoff rankings. The Vols fell out of the AP Top 25 Poll after losing to the South Carolina Gamecocks on October 30th. Six SEC teams made the CFP ranking: No. 1 Alabama, No. 15 Auburn, No. 16 LSU, No. 19 Tennessee, No. 23 Florida and No. 25 Texas A&M. Up next for the Vols, Tennessee hosts unranked Missouri on Saturday, November 19 with a 2:30 p.m. CT kick-off. Catch all the action beginning with Bob Kesling's KIckoff Call-in Show at 1 p.m. on 102.5 WOW Country.
Tennessee’s 2016-17 gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 19. Deer gun season has the traditional opening date of the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving.
During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloader or archery equipment. As the gun season begins, sportsmen are reminded of changes made for the 2016-17 season in regard to the definition of antlered deer.
Anyone born on or after January 1, 1969 is required to carry proof of satisfactory completion of a hunter education class or be in possession of the Apprentice Hunting License (along with other required licenses) while hunting any species in Tennessee.
For more information about Tennessee’s 2016-17 deer hunting seasons, refer to the 2016-17 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide available at all license agents, TWRA regional offices in Jackson, Nashville, Crossville, and Morristown or on the TWRA website.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Crossville Police Department and Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint in Cumberland County on State Route 101 at Dunbar Road on Friday, November 18 from 9 to 10 p.m. Central.
Other area checkpoints:
11/18/16 – Bledsoe County – Driver License Checkpoint – US 127 at 1 Mile Marker
11/18/16 – Roane County – Seat Belt Checkpoint – I-40 West Bound Off Ramp Mile Marker 340
11/18/16 – Van Buren County – Sobriety Checkpoint – State Route 8 at 1 Mile Marker and State Route 111 at Old Hwy 111