Recent Retirements Open Up Police Promotions

Monday, January 13, 2014

Recent retirements at the Chattanooga Police Department have opened up a host of promotions.

They include:

Brian Cotter Captain $69,933

Danna Vaughn Captain $65,629

Jonathan Bryant Lieutenant $53,795

Samuel Chamberlin Lieutenant $61,915

Mark Smeltzer Lieutenant $53,795

Bakari Welles Lieutenant $61,915

Lewis Davis Sergeant $46,221

John Monroe, Jr. Sergeant $50,011

Sarah Moody Sergeant $43,692

Brian Rodgers Sergeant $50,011

Peter Turk Sergeant $50,011

Gregory Wilhelm Sergeant $46,221

Walker County Arrest Report For March 12-18

Here is the Walker County arrest report for March 12-18: WARE GEORGE        LASJORN      B/M     36        OFFICER KELLEY   FAILURE TO APPEAR-MISDEMEANOR GARDNESS  NATHAN       MICHEAL      W/M    ... (click for more)

Man Shot In The Leg While Standing In His Yard In East Ridge

A man was shot in his yard on Sunday at approximately 9:57 p.m. in the 1300 block of Altamaha.  Brad Weir, 47, told East Ridge Police he was in the backyard with his dog when he noticed a dark colored four-door sedan drive past his house, circle the block, drive by his house again and stop at the entrance to his driveway. He said his dog started barking at the car, so he ... (click for more)

Remember The Full Story Of Toys-R-Us - And Response

It is always disappointing when any business is forced to close because of competition. Big box stores do this to smaller retailers every day. And while Toys-R-Us seemed to be an unstoppable force, they have finally succumbed to online ordering and simplicity.  But if you think about it, when Toys-R-Us came into existence, imagine the number of “mom ‘n pop” toy stores that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Very Stupid Letter

Not a one of you has ever heard of a lady named Megan Jones Bell.   But, because our state legislature is determined to allow California’s unique brand of crazies to pull Tennessee down to its loathsome level, our state lawmakers probably never will. Megan is a paragon in the field of mental health strategy – i.e., ‘What's the smartest thing for state government to do right ... (click for more)

Ooltewah Wins Wildcat Classic Again

Early season prep baseball tournaments are meant for a few things; primarily competition, repetition, and learning a few things about your team over the course of a few games.   The Ooltewah Owl baseball nine apparently has learned it likes collecting championship trophies in them as well.   For the second year in a row, the Owls won the longstanding ... (click for more)

Lady Vols Fall To Oregon State, 66-59, In 2nd Round Of NCAA's

KNOXVILLE-- Senior center Mercedes Russell logged her 46th career double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds to lead Tennessee, but it wasn't enough as the No. 12/13 Lady Vols (25-8) fell to No. 13/12 Oregon State (25-7) in the second round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. Freshman Anastasia Hayes also had a double-digit outing for the No. 3 seed Lady Vols, posting ... (click for more)