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Cumberland County played host to Stone Memorial Monday night. The Lady Jets used a strong second half outscoring the Lady Panthers 30 to 11 as they posted a 57-38 win. Gina Dick led the winners with 20 points and Makenzie Iles added 17. Kirsten Potter led the Lady Panthers with 9 points. In the final game of the night Gage Spence scored 18 and Brock Rowan and Justin Simmons each added 14 as they led the Panthers to a 64-56 win over the Jets. Dylan Qualls led CCHS with 26 and Tayler Houston added 16.
CCHS travels to Rhea County on Tuesday and all four teams will then see action in Christmas Tournaments. District play will tip-off on January 4th; all SMHS District action will air on Mix 99.3 and all CCHS District games are on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY.
If you're a frequent flier, you're time getting through security at Nashville's BNA airport may get even quicker. Nashville International has announced that they will have priority lanes for members of frequent flier programs with Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and Frontier Airlines. Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority President and CEO Rob Wigington says the request came from citizens who requested the priority lanes. Wigington says the airport worked closely with the Transportation Security Administration to make that request a reality.
An inmate at the Cumberland County Justice Center was found to be in possession of narcotics. According to reports, the inmate was acting suspiciously and took the community room television remote apart. When she was searched, officers found a baggy of pills along with 3 rolled cigarettes and matches. 30 year old Ashley Flury of Gordon Drive was arrested and charged with simple possession.
Cumberland County Sheriffs were called to Carey Airport for a helicopter crash. On Thursday evening, the owner/pilot of the aircraft was practicing take off and landings when he lost control about 12 feet above the ground. Minor injuries were sustained in the crash and the FAA will investigate the incident.
Two residences on Doris Drive were broken into this week. Cumberland County Sheriffs report that both homes were broken into on Wednesday evening. Two GPS's and change were taken from one home, and clothing and electronics were taken from the second. Total loss is estimated at $750 and there are no suspects at this time.