Thursday , 21 March 2019

Friday, July 27th

Here is today’s news on, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland:

From WRCB Channel 3…

Cleveland police say a Florida man who was hit by plane propeller at the Cleveland airport Thursday evening has passed away.

It happened around 4:50 p.m. at Cleveland Regional Jetport on Dry Valley Road NE.

Police tell Channel 3, 69-year-old Lenny Kramer’s head was hit by a propeller. He was found near his private plane with a severe head injury.

Kramer was flown from the scene to Erlanger.

Cleveland Police spokeswoman Evie West says Kramer passed away from his injuries.

Police say they are trying to figure out how this happened.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Tranportation Safety Board (NTSB) are expected to begin an investigation today.

From the Cleveland Daily Banner…

The chief of the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department was arrested and charged by the Cleveland Police Department on Tuesday with one count of official misconduct and one count of theft under $1,000, after he was indicted by the Bradley County grand jury.

According to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office public information officer Brian Graves, Jeremy Dale Rominger, 34, of 114 Oriole Drive N.W., was indicted on July 18.

Rominger was arrested by the CPD after turning himself in. He was released on $5,000 bond.

According to the indictment, Rominger is charged with the theft of a  cellar nozzle – a piece of firefighting equipment belonging to Bradley County Fire-Rescue. It is valued at $700.

The incident is alleged to have occurred between April 1st and April 30th.

From NewsChannel 9…

If you live in Tennessee, it’s time to start saving for the state’s sales tax holiday.

The Department of Revenue announced Tennessee’s sales tax-free weekend will be July 27-29.

Shoppers will be able to save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school supplies, and computers. State and local taxes won’t be collected on clothing, school and art supplies which cost $100 or less, or on computers costing $1,500 or less.

In all, over 150 items will be sales tax-free. The tax holiday begins Friday, July 27 at 12:01 and ends Sunday, July 29 at 11:59 in the evening.