WECO News: Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Even though the 4th of July is over, the urge to shoot extra fireworks is there. Residents are reminded that many counties and cities across the state are under a burn ban. Tom Womack, spokesman for the Tennessee Department...

Maude Louise Jennings age 76, of Sunbright: Thursday, July 5th

Maude Louise Jennings age 76, of Sunbright passed away July 2, 2012 at Roane Medical Center. Ms. Jennings was born Feb. 2, 1936. She was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer and Hester Jennings, Brothers: Clarence, Dewey, and George...

Bryan Keith Brys, age 40 of Petros: Tuesday, July 3rd

Bryan Keith Brys, age 40 passed away June 30, 2012 He was preceded in death by his Father William Brys. He is survived by His wife: Melissa Brys of 21 years; Children: Carrie, Megan and Luke Mother: Betty Brys; Brothers: Eddie...

Darrell Wayne Ward, (Dane), age 65 of Petros: Saturday, June 30th

Darrell Wayne Ward, (Dane), age 65 of Petros passed away suddenly at his home Wednesday, June 27, 2012.  Mr. Ward was a 30 year employee of the State of Tennessee working two years at Lakeshore Mental Health Hospital and...

WECO News: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Amidst storms in the area around 9:30 last night, Morgan County Dispatch received a call last night regarding a house fire on Green Street in Deer Lodge.  The house was abandoned and was completely burned.  No one was injured...

WECO News: Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The hot temperatures are continuing as today’s highs plan to reach into the high 90’s in the area with a chance for rain. If the rain doesn’t come, County Executive Don Edwards says, proceed with caution. “None of us need...

WECO News: Friday, June 29th

For the second day in a row, temperatures are expected to reach into the century mark. Dr. Bhavna Vora of Summit Medical Center in Harriman has some tips for those out in the weather. “We should all try to stay...

WECO News: Thursday, June 28th

OBAMACARE lives.  A ruling from the US Supreme Court was announced today that a large part of President Obama’s healthcare reform, labeled OBAMACARE stands as constitutional.  These include having most Americans either pay for health insurance or pay a...

Mrs. Deena Marie Rose, age 43 of Lancing: Saturday, June 30th

Mrs. Deena Marie Rose, age 43 of Lancing, passed away Wednesday June 27, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. She was an employee of BMSP / MCCX for three years. She was preceded in death by...

WECO News: Wednesday, June 27th

Tennessee parents who have seen the YouTube video of seventh-grade boys harassing an elderly school bus monitor may wonder if their children could do such a thing. Christy Buck, director of the Mental Health Foundation says parents who don't...