Archive | August 28, 2015

The West Junior High School Lady Lions soccer team kicked off its third season with a battle against defending district champion Chester County Middle School last Thursday. The Eagles prevailed 9-0 in a game closer than the final score indicated. The Lady Lions will look to build momentum throughout the season and position themselves for […]

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Police chief describes actions taken to ‘attack’ recent vehicle burglaries

Oakland Police Chief Chris Earl discussed actions last week that he has taken to “attack” a recent string of vehicle burglaries in the town. Earl said that, during the weekend of Aug. 7-9, approximately 40 vehicles were burglarized. “They were all unlocked,” he noted. “The bad guys got guns, computers and things of that value.” […]

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Oakland named third safest town in state

STAFF REPORTS Oakland has been named the third safest town in Tennessee by ValuePenguin, which recently analyzed the FBI Crime Report to determine the safety of cities in the state. Oakland was also named the fourth safest community in Tennessee, overall. The municipalities ranged in a crime score from 303 to 6,096, with an average […]

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