WECO News: Thursday, June 7th, 2012

While state unemployment has dropped nearly 2 percent since this time last year, the latest KIDS COUNT report shows that Tennessee children have greater needs for support. One in four Tennessee families lived in poverty in 2010 - a 4...

Mrs. Thelma A. Garrett, age 89 of Harriman: Wednesday, June 6th

Mrs. Thelma A. Garrett, age 89 of Harriman passed away June 3, 2012. She was a member of Elizabeth Church where she served as Church Clerk and Sunday School Secretary for many years. She is preceded in death by...

Mrs. Mildred Louise Keeney, age 78, of Kingston: Wednesday, June 6th

Mrs. Mildred Louise Keeney, age 78, of Kingston, passed away Monday June 4, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center.  She was a member of Harriman Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband: Doc Keeney; Parents: Willie...

WECO News: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Three area fire departments were busy this morning for a house fire in Petros. The Coalfield, Joyner and Petros Fire Departments were called to a blaze on Back Petros Rd around 3:30 this morning. There were people home during...

WECO News: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The story continues on the embezzlement of funds from the Morgan County Soil Conservation District. A report by State Comptroller Justin Wilson shows that more than 50,000 dollars were taken by former administrative secretary Sharlene Justice. The report also...

Gary Lee Hall Age 57 of Wartburg: Monday, May 28th, 2012

Gary Lee Hall Age 57 of Wartburg Passed away May 24, 2012. Gary worked 26 years for the Tennessee Department of Correctional as a guard. He also loved fishing in his pond, spending time on his land and raising...

Janell Renee Laymance age 38, of Sunbright: Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Janell Renee Laymance age 38, of Sunbright passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012 . She was an employee of the Morgan County Correctional Facility. She is preceded in death by her mother: Faye Dixon Handy. She is survived by her...

Mr. James (Jim) Baxter, age 66: Thursday, May 24th

Mr. James (Jim) Baxter, age 66, passed away Tuesday, May 22,2012 at The Life Care Center and Rehab in Wartburg. Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 2:00p.m., May 24, 2012 at First Baptist Church Sunbright. Interment will follow in...

WECO News: Monday, June 4th, 2012

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department has another meth bust, with a tip from the Wartburg Police Department. According to a report, officers received a call last Wednesday from the WPD that two men had walked into Darnell Food Market...

WECO News: Friday, June 1st, 2012

Last week, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department found another meth lab, according to narcotics officer Jimmy Markwood. “Officers went out to a residence for a fight on the Bob Armes Circle Rd,” he said.  “Upon search of the residence we...