Monroe County resident reaches milestone with graduation
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One Monroe County resident accomplished a goal last Tuesday, as he graduated from the 10th Judicial District Recovery Court Program.
County general, statewide primary races decided during Thursday's elections
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Several local contested races were determined Thursday night and some clarity was given for statewide races.
Man arrested walking dog near burning house
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A man walking his dog while a house burned was arrested July 31.
Man allegedly pulls knife on woman who gave him place to stay
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A homeless man who had been given a place to stay responded by pulling a knife, according to the woman who gave him the place.
Man runs from police, crashes car
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A high speed chase ended with a crash the night of Aug. 1.
Trip for cigarettes leads to alleged sexual assault
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A Madisonville man was arrested on a sexual battery charge July 29, and was also charged connection with an incident on June 10.
General Sessions for 8/2/22
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Brandon Taylor Beeler, 26, Old Highway 68, Sweetwater, assault by domestic violence, dismissed.
NRA Foundation awards $5,000 to Chilhowee Rod and Gun Club
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The NRA Foundation has awarded the Chilhowee Rod and Gun Club a $5,000 grant toward the cost of replacing the existing 1970s high/low clay target thrower house with a larger, safer, more user friendlier structure.
Rise continues for June unemployment rates in Monroe County
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The unemployment rate continued to rise for Monroe County for the month of June.
Brown: Early voting results foreshadow lower election day turnout
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Early voting has ended in Monroe County and this session received fewer early votes, including mail in votes, than normal.
Monroe County Criminal court for July 2022
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Monroe County Criminal Court wrapped up a short July session with pleas heard and indictments handed down.
May killing sent to grand jury
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A Vonore woman charged with criminal homicide after she allegedly shot and killed a man May 26 has had her case sent to the Monroe County Grand Jury.
Man locks himself in bedroom with wife
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His kids said he was high and he refused to come out of a bedroom no matter how many times the police asked him to open the door July 25.
Jailhouse fight leaves one of the floor
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A Sweetwater man already in jail was hit with more charges after he allegedly assaulted another inmate and showed his love for his girl through carving July 23.
General Sessions for 7/26/2022
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Joshua Matthew Anderson, 40, Hickory Grove Road, Madisonville, assault, reset for 8/16.
Cultural program brings Japanese students to local area for two-week stay
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International visitors are in the local area as part of a cultural program with Tennessee Wesleyan University.
Local crime stats released in annual TBI report
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has released its annual Crime In Tennessee report, detailing the reported incidents from the law enforcement departments in Monroe County.
Alleged bicycle attack carried out near McDonalds
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An alleged attack from a bicycle using a jack handle landed a Madisonville man in jail July 19.
Woman returns to scene of alleged crime, gets arrested
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A Tellico Plains area woman was arrested July 12 after she passed on a double line on New Highway 68 in the early morning hours.
Missing lawnmower leads to alleged attack with shears
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A dispute over a lawnmower led to one man being arrested July 16.
Man, allegedly denied drugs, grabs machete
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A Sweetwater man was arrested July 17 after he allegedly threatened to kill his fiance with a machete.
Woman claims dead bodies are in house, gets arrested
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A Philadelphia area woman was arrested July 19 after she was allegedly caught burglarizing a house by the people who lived there.
Sweetwater FFA rodeo coming up later this month
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For the Starnes family of Monroe County, FFA has been an important part of shaping their children.
Madisonville named Main Street community by TNECD
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Madisonville is now officially a Main Street community.
McCampbell takes home medals in senior games competition
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Monroe County resident Hugh McCampbell competed in his first swim meet since his high school days and it turned out to be a success.