ROGERSVILLE – Lewis E. “Luke” Price was interred beside his parents in Rogersville's Highland Cemetery on Friday afternoon following a graveside service conducted by the Tennessee Army National Guard as members of his extended family and a host of area residents watched and listened.

KINGSPORT – On Dec. 7 at approximately 2:30 .p.m., Kingsport Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to 81 near the Interstate 26 interchange in reference to a crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer. As of the time of issuance of this news release, southbound I-81 is completely blocked.

ROGERSVILLE – Hawkins County Administrator of Elections Donna Sharp announced Tuesday, June 19, that the voting machines to be used for the Aug. 2 Federal and State Republican and Democratic Primary Elections and the Aug. 2 County General Election in Hawkins County will be available for insp…

EIDSON –  Highway 70N on Clinch Mountain in Hawkins County will remain closed between State Route 94 and Clinch Valley Road until the morning of Thursday, May 24. the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday, May 8.

ROGERSVILLE – When the early voting period for the May 1 county Democratic and Republican Primary Elections ended on Thursday afternoon, April 26, a total of 2,569 people had cast ballots by voting early, voting in a nursing home, or casting an absentee ballot or military ballot.

ROGERSVILLE – An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Rogersville Police Department, has resulted in the indictment of Shawn Hatchett, the former Rogersville Water Department superintendent, State Comptroll…

JACKSON – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Dyersburg High School teacher on multiple charges involving inappropriate conduct with a minor student.

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of the father of Joe Clyde Daniels, the five-year-old who has been the subject of an Endangered Child Alert this week.

MORRISTOWN – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Morristown Police Department has resulted in the indictment of multiple individuals on a variety of drug-related charges.

INDIANAPOLIS – Retired U.S. Army Major General Ronald E. Brooks, 80, died peacefully in his home with his family on Thursday, March 22nd. He was the last Commanding General of Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. The City of Lawrence Government Center is named in his honor.

ROGERSVILLE – On Thursday, March 15,  between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.,  Tyler Morgan Bryan, an inmate at the Hawkins County Jail fled from a work crew at the Hawkins County Recycling / Convenience Center and is being sought by deputies, according to Sheriff Ronnie Lawson. 

KINGSPORT – On March 15, 2018 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Crash Reconstructionists from the Kingsport Police Department Traffic Unit responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision at the intersection of East Center Street and East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport. Their subsequent findings are as follows:

ROGERSVILLE – Fortunately for a man who climbed an estimated 40 feet up a tree at Crockett Springs Park on Saturday night, Feb. 24, the Rogersville Fire Department had an aerial truck with a 55-foot ladder that enabled firefighters to rescue him after he was unable to climb down.

KNOXVILLE – Attorney General Jeff Sessions and law enforcement partners announced Feb. 22 the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history. The cases involve more than 250 defendants from around the globe who victimized more than a million Americans, most of whom were elderly.

NASHVILLE – In a message to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) employees Thursday, Feb. 8, TBI Director Mark Gwyn announced plans to retire in June.

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