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Jamestown man arrested on trespass, indecent exposure charges

A Jamestown man was arrested by the Jamestown Police Department Thursday morning on criminal trespassing and indecent exposure charges, according to jail records. Jeffrey D. Helton, age 30, was arrested on criminal trespassing third degree and indecent exposure second degree by Officer Elliot Smith and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center just before 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
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Traffic to be blocked around Jamestown Square tomorrow

Traffic will be blocked up to two blocks in each direction from the Jamestown Square tomorrow due to the Lake, Rattle & Roll Festival. Traffic will be blocked from 7 a.m. until midnight and will follow the typical traffic procedures used for Lakefest. The full release from the Jamestown Police...
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JPD Officer Harlan graduates from police academy

Officer Savannah Harlan of the Jamestown Police Department graduated Thursday from the Department of Criminal Justice Training- Basic Recruit Academy in Richmond. Officer Harlan will now return to the Jamestown Police Department and resume her service to the city of Jamestown.

York Falls In Extra Innings Affair To Forrest

The York Institute Dragons saw their season come to an end in heartbreaking fashion in Friday’s 10-9 substate loss to Forrest. The scoring was scarce early, but it was Nic Smith who got the Dragons on the board first with his opposite-field home run. This was all Smith needed...

One Squirrel Caused Over 5,500 Customers To Lose Power In Overton

A single squirrel caused over 5,500 Overton County residents to be without power Thursday morning. UCEMC Livingston District Manager Ben Winningham said the unlikely event happened at the Celina Highway Substation at 6:30 a.m. “One squirrel,” Winningham said. “He just slithered through the gate, got to climbing around on the...

Darlene Fletcher

Mrs. Judith Darlene (Smith) Fletcher, age 80, of Burkesville, Kentucky, wife of Donald Lee Fletcher, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of...

Kenneth Pierce

Kenneth Zaring Pierce, age 82 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center. Kenneth was born on September 13, 1939 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Ernest and Media Firkins Pierce. He was a member of Burkesville Baptist Church, a 47 year employee of Houchens Grocery in Burkesville, an employee of the Lake Cumberland Area Development District assisting with Senior Citizens, was a board member of LCADD and a former member of the Burkesville Fire Department.. Kenneth served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Sue Bowen Pierce, four brothers, Russell Pierce, Everett Pierce, Irvin Pierce, Hubert Pierce and Cortis Pierce, one sister, Lureda Pierce, and his stepmother Inis Riddle Pierce.

ValleyCats walk it off against Windy City

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Jesus Lujano hit a two-run single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the ValleyCats over Windy City in walk-off fashion 5-4 Friday night at Joe Bruno Stadium. Brad Zunica started the scoring in the second inning with a two-run home run to...

A bed & breakfast is closer than you think

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – If you are needing a little R&R, we know just the place. On the outskirts of Rugby, Tennessee Grey Gables Bed & Breakfast is ready to serve you. Your stay will include rooms filled with Victorian antiques, a light breakfast and top gourmet meal for dinner.

Land dedication celebrates expansion of Pogue Creek Canyon SNA

JAMESTOWN – Officials from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), TennGreen Land Conservancy and Fentress County residents gathered Saturday to celebrate the transfer of 227 acres of land to the Pogue Creek Canyon State Natural Area (SNA), a donation from the Allardt Land Company. Rep. Kelly Keisling,...

Jamestown Council, Lakefest committee to meet today

The Jamestown City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting this evening at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Jamestown City Hall. The Lakefest Committee will hold a meeting at City Hall beginning at 5 p.m. We’ll have more from the meeting on tomorrow’s local news.

Tyreke Key has officially started his Tennessee basketball homecoming

Tyreke Key's homecoming has officially started. The Indiana State graduate-transfer shooting guard and Celina, Tenn., native, arrived on campus Wednesday, enrolling at Tennessee and starting his career with the Vols. Key committed and signed with Tennessee in April. “We are all very excited about adding Tyreke to our team," Tennessee...

Barbara Sue Stringer

Barbara Sue Stringer, age 70, of Monticello, KY, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at UK Medical Center. 4 brothers, Paul (Debbie) Stringer, Randall Stringer, Gerald Stringer, and David (Debbie) Stringer. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 between 5 pm – 8 pm in the chapel...
Overton County News

Wildcats eliminated by Cumberland County

During the regular season, the Livingston Academy Wildcats baseballers took care of Cumberland County twice, 6-1 and 5-4.But when it really counted last week in the district playoffs, the Jets reversed the course, taking two from the Cats and ending their season. But before Livingston and Cumberland could square off,...
Overton County News

Race to Build Hope set for June 3

A new race is coming to Livingston on Friday, June 3 – Race to Build Hope, a 5k glow run sponsored by Overton Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds from the race are to benefit the Senior Repair program in Overton County. Awards will be presented in various age classifications for this 5k.

Fire Department Responded to Three Calls Wednesday

5/18/22 Monticello Fire Department has responded to 3 calls for service today. 1) A vehicle impacted the front of a commercial storefront. The damage was limited to a small area of the outside wall. 2) MFD was requested to set up a LZ for Wayne County EMS as they had...