Most children dream of becoming a Hollywood movie star, but only a few will see their dream come true. Of those who do succeed, many are not prepared for the challenge of transitioning from an average kid to a famous celebrity. Children of Hollywood royalty will almost always transition with ease, while those who are left alone to their own devices with no parental supervision will struggle mercilessly.
On December the 8th, a Texas mother found herself in hot water after allowing her 7-year-old son to drive. The woman was arrested after she allegedly allowed her son to sit on her lap and take control of the steering wheel. The woman admitted she was simply too drunk to drive at the time. Now, 41-year-old Carrie Lynn Fink of Lufkin, Texas is facing two felony charges.
This week, it was announced that a drunken father had been arrested for allegedly using his own child as a human shield. 36-year-old Kyle Matthew Garey or Friendswood, Texas was arrested on Saturday. He now faces multiple charges after resisting arrest with the assistance of his child.
The Holston-Chilhowee Hills area was a happening place at one point. The park is home to a football field and several baseball fields. At the end of May 1959, the community decided to build an Olympic-size pool at the Holston-Chilhowee Hills park. At the time, it was believed that the pool would be able to accommodate roughly 450 families or 1800 people.
In 1955, Knox County, Tennessee officials were determined to see that the workhouse tenants, county highway employees and their families would have the “most ambitious Christmas Eve party in history”. In fact, officials were so determined to see their plans through that they were willing to make a deal with a repeat offender.
A woman has been arrested after being accused of causing a wreck while driving intoxicated. The suspect was driving with her child in the vehicle when she caused an accident. The crash happened on December the 4th near Bee Cave.
Most residents of Knoxville, Tennessee are familiar with Maloneyville Road. The road is infamous, because it is home to Knox County’s Detention Facility. Of course, this wasn’t always the case. In the past, the land around 5001 Maloneyville Road was used for many other purposes.
Despite contributing a great deal to society, some people will go long forgotten. This is the tale of one such case. This is the tale of Knoxville, Tennessee’s Reverend Isaac Emory. Reverend Isaac Emory was born in Fulton, New York in the 1830s. Emory was a graduate of Lane Theological Seminary. He traveled to Knoxville after 1865 as an American Sunday School missionary.
In the 1800s, most high-profile criminal cases were only spoken of on a local level. Thanks to the Internet, such news today will attract attention from people around the world. On July 12, 1879, the city of Clinton, Tennessee would be pulled into a murder trial, with some citizens favoring the victim and others favoring the suspects.
This week, it was announced that a 64-year-old man from Wallingford, Connecticut had been charged with striking an elderly woman in the face. John Carney of 76 South Branford Road was ultimately charged with third-degree assault on an elderly person, second-degree breach of peace and interfering with police. The incident took place on Saturday around 7 PM.