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Christy Sherrill lost everything when her mobile home burned Fridayjust off Sparta Pike in Watertown. The single mother of two believes a wood burning stove set on low started the fire. Investigators say its a good reminder of why its important to have a professional inspection for the heat source in your home before you use it for the first time this winter. Sherrill is cafeteria worker at Watertown Elementary where here children attend school. She says she's thankful they were not at home when the fire started. Christy plans to stay with family until she can find a new place to live.
Breaking News from Watertown: two mobile homes have gone up in flames on Sparta Pike.
The fire is threatening a third home.
Extra fire crews have been called to Wilson County to help.
Firefighters believe a woodburning stove is the cause.
We have a crew in route to get more information and video.
Friday, November 2 2012, 06:37 PM CDT
Union County DUI stop turns up 300 pounds of pot
May 20, 2013 11:54 GMT
MAYNARDVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Union County Sheriff's Office deputies say the truck appeared to be driven by someone under the influence and they stopped it.
Inside, officers found more than 300 pounds of marijuana.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/11QgEX9 ) reported authorities arrested 26-year-old Martin Urrutia Olmedo of Knoxville on Saturday morning. Olmedo was held without bond, pending a Thursday scheduled court appearance.
Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Butcher said the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is also looking into the arrest in which Olmedo was charged with drug, DUI and driving violations.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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