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...

WECO NEWS: Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled on the sentencing of a Scott County man. The court ruled in a unanimous decision to uphold the first degree murder convictions of Hubert Glenn Sexton. Sexton shot Stanley Goodman and Terry Sue...

WECO News: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

A man accused of murdering the executive director of the Scott County Homeless Shelter and Food Bank has been captured. Authorities believe that Josiah Samuel Jones, age 28, shot Gerald Voiles, age 58 yesterday morning. Jones was added to...

WECO News: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

The Scott County hospital closed its doors last week. 200 people lost their jobs because of it. However, Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals says that the closure is temporary, and only until the county picks a new owner. “We have...

Jazmine Nicole Brown, age 5: Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Jazmine Nicole Brown, age 5 went home to be with the Lord at East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 after a long illness. She was born May 23, 2006 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She is survived...

WECO News: Friday, May 25th, 2012

Two people are dead in the Meadowview Community. Morgan County Chief Deputy Steve Cochran says that an investigation is underway. “Around 4 o’clock, our 911 center got a phone call,” Cochran said. “The phone call we believe did come from inside...

WECO News: Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a former employee of the Morgan County Soil Conservation District yesterday, this according to a release. Sharlene Justice, age 49, was charged with one count of theft over 10,000 dollars for allegedly taking...

PFC Donald Edward Bowlin, age 19 of Harriman: Services TBA

PFC Donald Edward Bowlin, age 19 of Harriman passed away Monday May 21, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father: Donald Edward Bowlin; Grandparent: Delmer and Wanda Watson and Jay and Lena Bowlin; Uncle: Darell Watson. He is survived...

Mr. James (Jim) Baxter, age 66: Thursday, May 24th, 2012

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...