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1 of 3 women who were found in Cleveland, Ohio, after disappearing a decade ago answered her Tennessee family's prayers with a phone call. Johnny Berry's 27-year-old daughter, Amanda, called him Monday night at his home in Elizabethton and told him she loved him before they both started crying. Berry told his daughter he never lost hope he would hear from her again.
What was set to be George Jones' farewell concert in Nashville will now be tribute to him after his death on April 26th at age 81. The sold-out concert is still scheduled for November 22th at Bridgestone Arena. Representatives Jones say they are in the process of contacting all artists scheduled to perform, and will be posting a list of all confirmed acts on Jones' website, georgejones.com. When asked about the final stop on Jones' farewell tour, Jones' widow, Nancy stated "I asked Garth, Kid Rock, Travis Tritt, The Oak Ridge Boys, Montgomery Gentry, Sam Moore, Charlie Daniels, Jamey Johnson and others and they all said 'Yes, I am still going to do it.' So with all the artists still planning on coming, we are going to honor George one final time."
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said a 5-month-old Cookeville boy has been found safe in the Memphis area after an Endangered Child Alert was issued for him. Ronald Flanigan was believed to be with his parents, Ronald Collins Jr. and Amanda Collins. The agency said bond conditions prohibit Mr. Collins from having contact with Amanda Collins and the baby. There is also a court order on file to remove the baby from his parents' custody. No other details on the search have been released.
Governor Bill Haslam has signed a measure to change the way the state considers injured workers' claims. A major feature of the measure is that it removes workers' compensation cases from the state's trial courts and instead creates special panels appointed by the governor to hear claims and appeals. The legislation passed the Senate 28-2 and the House approved it 68-24
Matt Ledbetter (pictured) did his best to jumpstart the offense for Cumberland County Jets reaching base two times. He singled in the sixth inning. Darin Cole got the win for White County. He allowed two runs over seven innings. He struck out eight, walked four and surrendered five hits. White County was sparked by Sain and Farley, who teamed up for three hits and six RBIs. In the top of the first, Cumberland County Jets grabbed the early lead, 1-0. Ryan Burgess singled to ignite Cumberland County Jets offense, before Ethan Cunningham singled, bringing home Burgess. The game was never in doubt after the first, as White County scored five runs on a three-run double by Lafever and a two-run single by Farley. A one-run sixth inning helped bring Cumberland County Jets Varsity within four. A sacrifice fly by Nathaniel Wyatt fueled Cumberland County Jets comeback. The Cumberland County Jets threat came to an end when Darin Cole finally got Cameron O'Rourke to fly out. White County answered Cumberland County Jets top inning with four runs of its own in the sixth. White County scored on a home run by Foster. Jet hitters Ryan Burgess 1-4, Tayler Houston 1-3, Matt Ledbetter 1-2, Ethan Cunningham 1-3 with 1 RBI, Nathaniel Wyatt 1 RBI and Dylan Fehr 1-3. CCHS Jets baseball team finishes the 2013 season with a 9-23-1.