Lamar Alexander Holds Off Tea Party Challenger

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Senator Lamar Alexander won re-election on Thursday, holding off Tea Party challenger Joe Carr.

Senator Bob Corker said,   "Our state and country is better with Lamar Alexander in the United States Senate.

“It is a very high privilege to serve with him, and I wish all Tennesseans could see how each day he seeks ways to move our country ahead. I congratulate Lamar and his team for a great campaign, and I am thankful to be able to continue to serve with him on behalf of the citizens of Tennessee."

 


Bradley County Sheriff's Office Seeks Identity Of Couple With Stolen Credit Card

Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division are asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the suspects in a surveillance video. The male and female suspects used a stolen credit card and spent more than $200 during their purchase. The stolen credit card was produced on April 9, at the South Wal-mart on Treasury Drive, and the suspects were observed leaving ... (click for more)

Diego Tomas-Tomas, 19, Facing Child Rape Charge

Chattanooga Police said 19-year-old Diego Tomas-Tomas admitted committing a child rape last June. After the Department of Children's Services got involved, he told authorities he "knew it was wrong." He turned himself in on two child rape counts on Monday. (click for more)

Don't Clog Up The Last Remaining Semi-Unobstructed Route Into Town From North Of The River

The proposal to turn Hixson Pike in Riverview into a more pedestrian friendly street is more than absurd.   Let's be honest. This is the last semi-unobstructed route into town from north of the river, due to I-27 construction and the bike lane/parking lot that is North Market Street.  So, now the businesses in Riverview would like parking on this main artery? ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: New Orleans Slaps History

It was balmy and relatively quiet on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans. The flowers of spring were in full flush on Canal Street and, as darkness began to cloak the city, no one was aware that a cadre of police snipers was quietly setting up in a hotel parking garage across from the Liberty Place monument. Shortly after 1 a.m. yesterday morning, a number of large trucks rumbled past ... (click for more)

Defense, Pitching Sparkle In Owls' 4-0 Win Vs. Mustangs

Strong defense meant more for Ooltewah than any other aspect of Monday’s key District 5-3A prep baseball game against Walker Valley at A.C. “Bud” Ball Field. ** Owls center fielder Jake Sullivan made an ESPN-worthy diving catch in left-center that probably saved two runs in the first inning. ** Pitcher Daniel Willie picked off a Mustangs runner at first base in the ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Ooltewah Shuts Out Walker Valley, 4-0