WECO News: Monday, April 30th, 2012

A bill created to aid in stopping prescription drug abuse has passed through the Senate. The bill is sponsored by Senator Ken Yager of Harriman. So what will it do exactly? “The bill improves the existing controlled substance database that...

WECO’S MOTHERS DAY GIVE-A-WAY IS UNDERWAY

Frozen Head Grill in Wartburg and Plateau Office Supply in Crossville present the Annual WECO Mother's Day Give-A-Way. The contest now underway. There is once again over $1,000 in cash & prizes that will be awarded to twenty lucky Moms...

WECO News: Friday, April 27th, 2012

A longtime educator in Morgan County is retiring. Mitchell Heidel, current Director of Morgan County’s Career and Technical Center has over 30 years in the teaching field and cited age as the main factor for stepping down. Heidel said...

WECO News: Thursday, April 26th

Strong storms affected East Tennessee this morning. Specifically in the listening area, several trees were down across the west end of the county and blocking the highway. The town of Rugby lost power, and hail as large as an...

WECO News: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

A Utility Company vote has been made. The Sunbright Utility District Board of Directors voted last night to merge with Plateau Utility District. The motion was received to go forward with the merger with PUD, the motion was seconded,...

Macel Hamby Adkins, 84 of Oak Ridge, formerly of Wartburg: Wednesday, April 25th

Macel Hamby Adkins, 84 of Oak Ridge, formerly of Wartburg passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012. Macel, a Morgan County native grew up in Gobey and was the daughter of Julia Ann Rader Hamby and William Hamilton Hamby, whose...

WECO News: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Davis Funeral Home, with locations in Wartburg and Harriman has announced that it has become the exclusive Certified Veterans and Family Memorial Care Provider for Morgan and Roane Counties. Rob Davis of the funeral home says the certification will...

WECO News: Monday, April 23rd, 2012

A shooting last week has led to the arrest and charge of a Scott County man, according to a TBI press release. The release states that Lloyd Sexton, 59, of 4410 W. Tramway Road, Scott County, Tenn. was charged...

Mr. John C. (Jack) Crites, age 84 of Lancing: Monday, April 23rd

Mr. John C. (Jack) Crites, age 84 of Lancing went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 21, 2012 peacefully at his home. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church where...

Mrs. Faye Freytag, age 71 of Wartburg: Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Mrs. Faye Freytag, born November 9th 1940, age 71 of Wartburg passed away April 21st, 1012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Although she suffered Faye never complained nor gave up on life. She continued to live each day...