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Authorities say two people have been fatally shot during a family dispute in Maury County. Local 8 Now reports that 67-year-old Sharron Cantrell, principal of Spring Hill Elementary School, was one of two people killed Saturday when an altercation broke out in Columbia, TN. The other victim has been identified as Cantrell's 63-year-old brother, Tom Caulk. Police said the shooting was the result of a family dispute. Authorities are investigating.
A state Republican lawmaker says he plans to file legislation that seeks to ban speeding and red-light cameras in Tennessee. Local 8 Now reports that Rep. Andy Holt of Dresden says he's received hundreds of messages from Democrats and Republicans supporting his call to outlaw the controversial cameras. He says businesses in particular are concerned because they say motorists are avoiding streets where the cameras are located, which is hurting their bottom line.
Officials have announced a public-private partnership aimed at increasing the number of beef cattle in Tennessee. Local 8 Now reports the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Farmers' Cooperative have joined forces to reverse the state's decline in beef cattle. According to the Bristol-Herald Courier, 100 heifers consigned by farmers will go to UTIA's Dairy AgResearch and Education Center in Lewisburg, which will focus on improving procedures for animal production including nutrition, health, handling and reproductive management. After spending almost a year at the center, the animals will be returned to farmers, along with the best protocols developed for replacing heifers.
CCHS played host to SMHS Friday night as the county teams met on the hardwood. The Lady Jets improved to 17 and 3 overall and 4 and 0 in the District as they slipped past the Lady Panthers 54-40. The Stone Memorial Panthers evened their District mark at 2 and 2 with a 60-52 win over the Cumberland County High School Jets
Tuesday District play continues as Stone Memorial will host Warren County and Cumberland County travels to White County. Hear the SMHS action on Mix 99.3 and the CCHS games will air on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY.
The Crossville Youth Baseball and Softball Association registration has begun. Forms will be available at the Crossville Parks and Recreation Office on Industrial Blvd. Evaluations will be held Saturday, Feb. 7 in the Stone Memorial High School Gymnasium from 8 a.m.- 1:00pm.