MEMORIAL DAY 2017

 

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO GAVE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE FOR OUR FREEDOMS.  IT’S MEMORIAL DAY 2017 AND BEFORE YOU HIT THE POOL OR TASTE THE FIRST BURGER OR HOT DOG OFF THE GRILL, TAKE A MOMENT TO REMEMBER THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES WHO DIED.  SINCE THE CIVIL WAR, OVER 1-MILLION AMERICANS HAVE GIVEN THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE.

 

 

CHILD DEATH INVESTIGATION

 

ELIZABETHTON POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATING AFTER A 3-YEAR OLD WAS FOUND DEAD IN A CREEK.  TABETHA SWORD SAID HER SON LOGAN WAS MISSING AFTER SHE FOUND AN OPEN DOOR.  THE CHILD’S BODY WAS FOUND IN BUFFALO CREEK ABOUT 300 YARDS DOWNSTREAM FROM THE HOME.  THE BODY WAS TAKEN FOR AN AUTOPSY.

 

MAN STILL SOUGHT

 

THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION IS STILL LOOKING FOR A MAN ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING HIS FAMILY AT GUNPOINT.  OCTIVAS CROUT TOOK 5 PEOPLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING, PROMPTING A STATEWIDE AMBER ALERT.  THAT WAS CANCELLED WHEN THE FAMILY WAS FOUND SAFE.  THE INCIDENT HAPPENED IN LEXINGTON, IN WEST TENNESSEE.  CROUT IS A 28-YEAR OLD BLACK MAN WITH BLACK HAIR.  HE’S 6-FEET 1-INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS 195 POUNDS.

 

 

FLAGS REPLACED

 

THE AMERICAN AND POW/MIA FLAGS THAT WERE STOLEN SOMETIME SATURDAY FROM THE WASHINGTON COUNTY/JOHNSON CITY VETERANS MEMORIAL HAVE BEEN REPLACED.  GARY MCALLISTER IS ON THE MEMORIAL BOARD AND SAYS, "OUR HISTORIAN, ALAN JACKSON, HAD A CEREMONY TO RAISE THE FLAGS AGAIN."  THE BOARD RECEIVED WORD SUNDAY AFTERNOON THAT THE FLAGS WERE MISSING AND THERE’D BEEN DAMAGE TO A FLAG POLE.  THERE’LL BE A MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE TODAY AT 6 P.M.—AT THE MEMORIAL—AT WEST MARKET AND VETERANS WAY IN JOHNSON CITY.


 

 

 

DISTRACTED DRIVING

 

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE ROAD.  WITH MANY PEOPLE TRAVELING TODAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY..AND THE UNOFFICIAL START OF SUMMER…THERE’S EXTRA TRAFFIC ON THE ROADWAYS.  MORE THAN EVER, YOU NEED TO PAY ATTENTION—ACCORDING TO MARK NAGI WITH THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WHO SAYS, "THEY THINK THAT IF THEY JUST LOOK AT THEIR PHONE FOR A SECOND THAT THAT'S NO BIG DEAL WHEN THEY'RE BEHIND THE WHEEL, BUT IT IS A BIG DEAL."  LAW ENFORCEMENT IS OUT IN FORCE, WATCHING FOR SPEEDERS, DRUNK AND DISTRACTED DRIVERS.


 

 

 


 

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