White County Man Drowns In Center Hill Lake

A White County man drowned Wednesday at Johnson Chapel Boat Launch on Center Hill Lake. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased as 73-year-old Joe Elkins. A press release states Elkins and another person were swimming near the boat ramp when Elkins was found struggling in the water. According to the release, The …

Representative Windle Being Sued By Rennova CEO

41st District House Representative John Mark Windle is being sued by the CEO of Rennova Health Systems. Seamus Lagan is seeking $100,000 in damages after Windle called him an “Irish gangster” and a “thief” through media outlets following the closure of Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC). Windle said Tuesday the lawsuit won’t prevent him from …

10 Treated After CO Leak In Clay County House Boat

Clay County officials are crediting carbon monoxide detectors in helping save 10 people on Dale Hollow Lake Tuesday. EMS Director Natalie Boone said the patients noticed the detectors going off the night before they experienced symptoms. “They can make a huge difference. Some stated to us that they had noticed it going off last night …

Livingston Vice Mayor Winningham Dies At 84

Livingston vice mayor Bill Winningham passed away Friday evening. Winningham son, William, told the Board of Mayor and Aldermen via phone call that his father would soon pass away during a special-called meeting. “Currently I’m at the hospital. Dad (Bill Winningham) is on the way to expire here,” William Winningham said. “They’ve done all they …

Man Sentenced To Life in Prison In Death of Clay County Child

A Clay County judge sentenced 30-year-old Jacob Stanley Snyder to life in prison Tuesday for first-degree murder. Snyder was indicted earlier this year in the shooting death of 11-year-old Harley Evans last October. Bryant Dunaway serves as the 13th Judicial District Attorney General. “We wanted to hold Snyder responsible. His actions can’t be described as …

Grand Jury To Decide Snyder’s Fate In Clay County Murder Case

A Clay County Grand Jury will decide the fate of a 29-year-old man charged in the October shooting death of an 11-year-old girl. Jacob Stanley Snyder faces two counts of attempted first-degree murder and one count first-degree murder. The grand jury will meet Feb. 26 to make their decision. Members of the Clay County Sheriff’s …

Car Crashes Into American Way In Cookeville

A silver sedan crashed into the back of American Way Real Estate in Cookeville Sunday. (Photo: Logan Weaver) A car drove through the back of the American Way Real Estate building in Cookeville Sunday morning. Cookeville Police and the Cookeville Fire Department responded to a silver sedan drove through the American Way parking lot near …