RPD Officer Andy Banks: “Mr. Fannin advised me there were kids in the residence and they needed to leave, and that his mother was feeding him asbestos.” His mother verified that there were no children at the residence and that Fannin had been, “talking out of his head all day.”
On Friday Ubert McConnell was more interested sharing stories of his war experiences that than talking hitting the century mark. In fact, his age is something McConnell would rather forget. For McConnell, Feb. 16 isn't about turning 100. It’s about the party.
"When they got there (Eisenhuth) walked right up to them, she tried to sell them pot, and they arrested her.” —- RPD Chief Doug Nelson
A Rogersville woman who decided to lay down in front of a stranger’s doorway Wednesday evening and refused to get up to let the resident enter her home is facing numerous charge including two counts of assault on an officer.
"We have been truly blessed to live in a community that demonstrates each and every day their commitment to helping others.” — Christina Bellamy
"They're all sweet dogs. Considering what they’ve been through, it’s amazing. All of them are extremely loving. The cat is a sweetheart. They belong in a nice home." — HCHS manager Sandy Behnke
Rogersville police responded to a complaint of three males passed out in an SUV at the McDonald's parking lot on Rt. 66-S. Upon begin searched Timothy Gardner was found to be in possession of 17 grams meth in his pocket, which has a street value of about $1,700.
Commission Mark DeWitte proposed implementing the new salary scale gradually over the course of three years, which would increase payroll expenditures by $171,553 each year over the next three years just to get current employees up to where they belong on the new pay scale.
Former Church Hill Middle School football coaches William Christian and Charles Wells each offered emotional thanks to the Hawkins County Board and Education, and their community last Thursday (2-7-19) as approval was given to name the CHMS practice football field in their honor.
The "Lonely Hearts" promotion lasts all of February, offering a $45 adoption discount to anyone who takes home one of the shelter's six dogs that have been there the longest.