Cocke County Newswire

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  1. Woods named coordinator for Highway Safety OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newport Plain Talk

    Derrick Woods, administrative captain for the Cocke County Sheriff's Office, has been named a network coordinator for six districts in East Tennessee, overseeing and working with 23 law enforcement agencies.


  2. Jack Reynolds, former UT football player and CCHS principal, dies at 83Read the original story

    Tuesday | Newport Plain Talk

    The first Cocke County athlete to receive an athletic scholarship to play ball for the University of Tennessee has died.


  3. Infant CPR bill has local rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newport Plain Talk

    ... this week with full support from both parties. The bill, named in honor of the late Blakeleigh Rone of Cocke County who passed away at three months old, requires doctors who treat pregnant mothers to make available information and instruction ...


  4. Cosby, CCHS earn wins on diamondRead the original story

    Monday | Newport Plain Talk

    Both Cosby and Cocke County High School came away with wins on the baseball diamond this weekend.


  5. All-State: Hard work pays off in reward for Cocke County's Mika WesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... mostly her family has known. Her father Wade, a long-time coach and former All-State player in the 1980s at Cocke County High School, grew her up around the game. Any time she could be in a gym, she was there. Having played the sport since her ...


  6. April blossoms and sunshine ideal time to consider artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... was on his way to Washington DC for the annual event to honor World War II veterans. There may be others from Cocke County attending so Jim might get some photos for us. I also talked with Lee Yagel, 90, another Three War Veteran Association member ...


  7. Cosby man seriously injured in wreckRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... line to the left, left the highway, hit a small tree and bush in a yard, and then struck a tree head-on, the Cocke County Sheriff's Office reported. Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE . Sign up for Breaking News emails from ...


  8. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... Black Mountain - Justin Rathbone, 52, passed away at his home on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Justin was born in Cocke County, Tenn., to Charles and Iva Rathbone. He graduated from high school and joined the National Guard, where he served 12 years ...


  9. April weather includes rain to sooth winter parched apple rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Newport Plain Talk

    ... area since 1997. She suffered from Alzheimer's, which took her life in Dec. 2012, while she was living in Cocke County. James has also had his health issues dealing with hip and both knee joints replaced. 'We came to Cocke County in July 2004 after ...


  10. Cocke County official charged with domestic assault, assault on an officerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The emergency management director for Cocke County has been placed on unpaid administrative leave after he was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife, officials said. 14 comments

  11. Hartford woman arrested during narcotics searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Newport Plain Talk

    Narcotic agents, Cocke County Sheriff Sheriff Armando Fontes, Deputy Danny Hartsell, Chief John Carrell, Capt.


  12. Will the Real Rocky Top Please Stand Up?Read the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... a statement that the real Rocky Top was in Greene County and another representative said it was actually in Cocke County. A representative from Knoxville said Rocky Top belonged to the entire state. One theory not mentioned today, but that I've read ...


  13. April 7 is last day to register to vote in May 6 electionRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Newport Plain Talk

    The Cocke County Election Commission is encouraging the public to register to vote now if they are not a Cocke County registered voter or if they have moved and need to update their address with the Cocke County Election Commission.Voter registration in Tennessee is by county and if you have moved into Cocke County you are required to complete a ... (more)


  14. Lady Red plagued by slow start in loss to Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Newport Plain Talk

    A slow start defined a critical early season District 2-AAA battle on Wednesday evening. Cocke County spotted Jefferson County four runs in the first inning, as the Lady Patriots earned their first victory of the season by a 10-0 score in six ...


  15. Firefighters battle two large brush/grass firesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Newport Plain Talk

    Cocke County Fire Department and Cosby Volunteer Fire Department personnel battled two large brush/grass fires, one in Cosby, and a second one on Edwina-Bridgeport Road, the CCFD reported.No one was injured.CCFD and CVFD units reported to 540 Conard Road, in Cosby, near Dark Hollow Road, around 6:30 p.m., where a CCFD truck was staged to provide ... (more)


  16. Ball denied new trial in theft caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Newport Plain Talk

    A Cocke County man was denied a new trial on Monday after a simple, straight-forward hearing before Circuit Judge Rex Henry Ogle.Fifty-one-year-old Horace Ball filed a motion for a new trial based on his allegation that he did not fully understand the plea-agreement in his case and did not understand the consequences of his plea.


  17. Spring snow falling in parts of East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Enough flakes fell in A light snow is falling Tuesday in parts of East Tennessee. Enough flakes fell in Cocke County to close schools, though few travel problems are expected in most areas. There's a chance for just about everyone in the area to see ...


  18. Developers file lawsuit against planning commissioners, county mayorRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | Newport Plain Talk

    Lawyers filed a lawsuit in Cocke County Circuit Court on Thursday, March 20, charging Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore, Cocke County Regional Planning Commission Chairman Phil Morgan, and planning commissioner Lee Willis of meeting together privately to conspire against plaintiffs and developers Don and Gaylelynne Norwood.


  19. Mother of woman kept in squalor appointed a lawyerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The living area of Katrina Gann, in Cocke County on Sept. 15, 2013. Gann, a mentally disabled woman, was taken to Newport Medical Center for treatment and then to Life Care Center of Morristown.


  20. Straw Plains motorcyclist killed in Cocke County crashRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Authorities have identified a 47-year-old Strawberry Plains man as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Cocke County on Saturday.