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Scott County mother & boyfriend arrested for child abuse


(WBIR - Scott County) A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges in Scott County after being accused of abusing her two children.

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THP: Campbell Co. woman killed after crashing into a tree


(WBIR) A Campbell County woman died after her vehicle went off the road and crashed into a tree late Thursday night.

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Patsy Smiddy was heading eastbound on State Highway 90 in White Oak when her vehicle went off the right side of the road during a curve.

The report said her vehicle crashed into a large tree before finally stopping about 40 feet off the road.

The Jellico woman was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report.


Community mourns loss of 5-month-old


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ONEIDA - A Scott County family is remembering a young life that ended too soon.

Missing man found dead in Campbell Co. pond


Officials have discovered the body of a missing man in a car submerged in a pond.

John Sellers, 27, was last seen a week ago in the Elk Valley Community of Campbell County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol found his car in a pond near State Highway 297 and Brickplant Lane in Jellico on Wednesday.

The investigation shows Sellers exited Highway 297, traveled through thick underbrush, then crashed into the pond, which is about ten feet deep.

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Father, son, & nephew killed by carbon monoxide


WARTBURG - Three people are dead and two others are being treated for apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a home in Morgan County.

According to Steve Cochran, Morgan County Sheriff's Office chief deputy, authorities were called to a home on Susack Lane in Wartburg about 9 p.m. Saturday.

They found Anthony Carroll, 44, his son, Jacob, 17, and his nephew, Jamon, 8, dead in the home.

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Animal shelter loses supporter after another deadly outbreak


ID=70799868A sponsor of the Campbell County Animal Shelter says another outbreak of a deadly virus is the last straw.

The Friends of Campbell County Animals is pulling its support after shelter staff put down 12 dogs with parvo last month, and now the virus is back.