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KPD Asking For Public’s Help Finding Missing Teen

KPD Asking For Public’s Help Finding Missing Teen

Knoxville Police department officials are asking for the public’s help finding a teenage girl.  17-year-old Desaray Thurmer left her home on Middlebrook Drive in an uber but KPD says she never arrived at her destination.  Police say she may have been heading to an address on Avalon Drive. S he has not been seen since…MORE

ETVCS: Missing Knoxville Man Found

ETVCS: Missing Knoxville Man Found

A missing Knoxville man has been found.  Police and East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers were searching for Robert Kitzmiller, 73, after he went missing on Monday.  Today authorities say he has been found.  He left his job in Maryville Monday night in his red 2017 Mustang. Police said that he was going to get dinner for…MORE

Knoxville Police Arrest Two Men And Recover Guns After Traffic Stop

Knoxville Police Arrest Two Men And Recover Guns After Traffic Stop

Knoxville Police recovered two guns and arrested two people after a traffic stop.  According to officials, after officers stopped a car in East Knoxville for a non-functioning brake light a passenger ran from the car.  Officials say officers recovered an AK-style pistol and AR-15 from the car.  After an investigation one man was charged with…MORE

Authorities Searching For Missing Knoxville Man

Authorities Searching For Missing Knoxville Man

Police and East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers are searching for a missing Knoxville man.  Robert Kitzmiller left his job in Maryville around 8:30 PM on Monday. He was last seen driving his red Mustang.  Police said that he was going to get dinner for a friend and take it to her at McGhee Tyson Airport. …MORE

Juvenile Arrested After Making Social Media Threat Towards School

Juvenile Arrested After Making Social Media Threat Towards School

A juvenile was arrested on Monday for making a social media threat toward Sevier County High School.  According to a release from the Sevierville Police Department, on Tuesday investigators were made aware of a possible threat of violence posted to social media made towards the high school.  Officials say the threat was non-specific but after…MORE

ETVCS Searching For A Missing Woman

ETVCS Searching For A Missing Woman

East Tennessee Valley Crime Stoppers is searching for a woman after she was visting a dying relative.  Officials say Denise Renee Patterson, 51, has been missing since June 30th. She has not been seen or heard from since.  Police say she was visiting a dying family member. She was staying at Karm on North Broadway. …MORE

18-Year-Old Arrested After Bringing Gun On School Campus

18-Year-Old Arrested After Bringing Gun On School Campus

An 18-year-old is arrested for bringing an assault rifle onto a Knoxville school campus.  An incident report obtained by TV News Partner WVLT shows the arrest address was for the Christian Academy of Knoxville. According to the report, law enforcement got a tip saying Aidan Eldridge was armed and going to the school to confront…MORE

Two Arrested For Stealing Car From Dealership

Two Arrested For Stealing Car From Dealership

Two men were arrested after stealing a car from a dealership.  Officials responded to dealership on Kingston Pike around 3:45 AM where the car was stolen and riven through a fence.  KPD found the car at Alice Bell Road and Buffat Mill Road and took an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old into custody.  Officials have not…MORE

Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed 18-Month-Old

Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed 18-Month-Old

The man believed to be responsible for the hit and run that killed an 18-month-old Saturday night in Morristown has been charged.  According to Morristown Police department officials, Walter Noe Mendez has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a fatality.  On Saturday night Police were called to a home where a…MORE

THP: Teen Hit With Truck In Hit And Run

THP: Teen Hit With Truck In Hit And Run

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials are asking for help to identify the driver involved in a hit and run of a teen Sunday in Jefferson County.  According to officials, a 14-year-old was hit by a red GMC pickup truck on Harrison Ferry Road. The driver did not stop.  Officials say the driver is an older man…MORE

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Lumberjack Feud to Host First-Annual Rib Fest

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October 1st and 2nd, 2022 Lumberjack Feud is hosting its first-annual Rib Fest presented by Sugarlands Distilling Co. The weekend-long festival will be fun for the whole family with fresh ribs from local vendors, games, inflatables, live music, and an authentic lumberjack competition.

XHunger Tour 2022

XHunger Tour 2022

Are you a High School or College Student that needs service hours? Know someone who is? Join or start an XHunger club today and check out the list of events this season!

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief with Mission of Hope

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief with Mission of Hope

Over the last few weeks Eastern Kentucky has experienced record flooding causing destruction and tragedy. Mission of Hope has connected with Alice Lloyd College to help support flood victims and those in need. From us here at WIVK 107.7, 99.1 The Sports Animal, and Newstalk 98.7 we kindly ask that you consider donating to Mission…