Oct. 23: Jamie Dawn Cook, poss of meth, drug equip.; Kelli Lynn Pettis, poss of meth, drug equip; Janie Velear Hardy, child abuse; Joseph Edward Simpson, sale of meth within 1000’ of school; Donald Alvin Cheuvront, domestic battery
Oct. 24: Randolph Brent Hope, no valid DL; Jennifer Lynette Beckwith, aggravated battery, tampering with a witness; Tristan Lemel Martin, battery, tampering with a witness; Felicity Middlebrooks, obscene or harassing phone calls; Darryl Eugene Basford, poss. of marijuana, drug paraphernalia; Robert Paul Prescott, poss. of drugs [Full Story »]
Christopher Bontrager, the 8-month-old son of Scott and Jana Bontrager, went to be with the angels of heaven Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Nashville.
Christopher brought lots of love and joy to all who knew him, even those he never met in person.
Surviving, other than his parents, are siblings, Mary, Benjamin, Jolene and Sara; maternal grandparents, Greg and Pam Jones, of Clarksville, Florida; paternal grandmother, Annette Bontrager, of Blounstown, Florida; maternal great-grandparents, Estelle Jones of Clarksville, Florida, and Mary Cathryn and Charlie Cook Bridges of Scotts Ferry, Florida; and several aunts and uncles and great-aunts and uncles.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, October 26, at Southview Community Church, 1235 Moreland Dr., Kingsport, Tennessee, with Pastor Tom Legg officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Monroe Carrell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Pediatric Cardiology ICU, Vanderbilt Gift Processing Office, PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Pl., Nashville, Tennessee 37240-7727 or Ronald McDonald House Charities, 2144 Fairfax Ave., Nashville, TN 37212.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.cartertrent.com.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Bontrager family.
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FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE REPRESENTATIVE HALSEY BESHEARS
In a continued attempt to make certain that former Sheriff Nick Finch receives a fair and unbiased trial, Rep. Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) delivered a letter on Friday to Governor Rick Scott asking for his strongest consideration in executing his duties as Governor of the State by assigning a new prosecuting attorney.
This factor is paramount in the former Sheriff receiving a fair trial according to some citizens of Liberty County. A recent radio talk show sparked this awareness and telephone calls and emails began to pour into the office of State Representative Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello).
“We are concerned with each and every citizen being offered fair and just treatment in any situation they are facing. Former Sheriff Finch deserves a balanced and impartial trial, no less”, said Rep. Beshears.
There has been a great deal of public opinion on this particular case. Rep. Beshears continued in his letter to state that a full investigation was critical and to allow anything other than deliberate focus on facts would be inexcusable.
Oct. 15: Felicity Middlebrooks, county VOP; Matthew Gerald Fisher, violation of conditional release
Oct. 16: Shawn Edward Cribb, VOP
Oct. 17: Bradley Allen Pitts, state VOP; Ashley Luetta Deal, VOP
Oct. 19: Michael Lloyd Rayburn, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, DWLSR habitual offender, DUI felony [Full Story »]
On October 16, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Harrell Memorial Library in Bristol in reference to a complaint of a patron viewing pornography using a library computer.
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