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Former FBI Fugitive Lohman Mays Back In Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionHenning, TN – He was once named one of the FBI’s “10 Most Wanted Fugitives.”  Now, the Tennessee Department of Corrections reports former prison escapee is back in Tennessee to serve the remainder of his sentence.

Lohman Ray Mays, Jr, an habitual offender who escaped from the Turney Center Industrial Prison 36 years ago, was recaptured in Wyoming in 1985 and has since been serving a federal sentence for bank robbery. 

Lohman Ray Mays, Jr

Lohman Ray Mays, Jr

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Tennessee Department of Correction Donates Protective Masks

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionHenning, TN – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus continues to affect the world and the communities we work and live in, the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) is doing its part to help combat this pandemic.  The TDOC offender population at West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP) has stepped up to manufacture and donate PPE’s across the state.

West Tennessee State Penitentiary inmates manufacture cloth face masks to help combat COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

West Tennessee State Penitentiary inmates manufacture cloth face masks to help combat COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

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Tennessee Department of Correction reports Escaped Inmate Curtis Watson captured

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionHenning, TN – Curtis Ray Watson, the escaped inmate charged with the murder of Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson is back in TDOC custody.

The vigilant efforts of search teams from the Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), FBI, US Marshal’s, local law enforcement, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), ATF and with helpful tips from the citizens of Lauderdale County led to Watson’s capture at approximately 11:00am on Sunday, August 11th, 2019. 

Escaped inmate charged with the murder, Curtis Ray Watson has been taken into custody in Henning, Tennessee.

Escaped inmate charged with the murder, Curtis Ray Watson has been taken into custody in Henning, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking for Extremely Dangerous escapee Curtis Watson

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationHenning, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has issued a statewide Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

Watson is listed as a person of interest in the homicide of a Tennessee Department of Correction employee on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, and is an escapee from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning, Tennessee.

Watson should be considered extremely dangerous.

Anyone with any information regarding his whereabouts should immediately contact the TBI at 1.800.TBI-FIND.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

 

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Charges for West Tennessee Inmate in Suspicious Powder Hoax Case

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationKnoxville, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for an inmate in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Correction in connection to a mailed threat targeting an Assistant District Attorney General.

On February 18th, TBI Agents began investigating an incident which occurred at the Sevierville office of District Attorney General James Dunn.

Earlier that day, an employee of the office opened a letter from inmate Mark Rhodes, which contained a suspicious white powder and threats targeting an Assistant District Attorney General who previously prosecuted a case involving Rhodes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries author Sue Culverhouse to Speak at Woodward Library Society program this Thursday, March 20th

 

Woodward Library Society of Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Thursday, March 20th, at 5:30pm, Sue Freeman Culverhouse will speak at the Winter Program of the Woodward Library Society of Austin Peay State University in Room 232 of the library. Refreshments are at 5:00pm.

The event was originally scheduled for February 20th, but was canceled due to inclement weather.

Her topic will be her third book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, 2013). Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features in this book eleven Tennessee authors.

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries author Sue Culverhouse to Speak at Woodward Library Society program

 

Woodward Library Society of Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 20th, at 5:00pm, Sue Freeman Culverhouse will speak at the Winter Program of the Woodward Library Society of Austin Peay State University in Room 232 of the library.

Her topic will be her third book, Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, 2013). Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features in this book eleven Tennessee authors.

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries book by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

 

Sue Culverhouse author of "Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren "Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features eleven Tennessee authors in her new book. Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013). Her author website, www.sueculverhouse.com, links her readers to information about the book and her upcoming blog.

“I’m tired of people outside Tennessee believing that we’re all wearing overalls without a shirt, chewing tobacco, going barefoot, toting six-shooters, and living off road kill,” Culverhouse admits. “I want our youngsters to be proud of the literary heritage these and other Tennessee writers have contributed to the world of literature. All of the authors in my book have interesting lives in addition to having written not-to-be missed books.”

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

Tennessee Literary Luminaries by Sue Freeman Culverhouse

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Tennessee Historical Commission to Host Open House October 17th

 

Seeks Public Input on Programs
 
The Tennessee Historical CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission will host an open house on Monday, October 17th, from 1:00pm until 4:00pm, at its Clover Bottom Mansion offices located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville. 

“We welcome the opportunity for the public to meet our staff and learn more about our ongoing work to protect Tennessee’s treasured historic places,” said Patrick McIntyre, executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission. «Read the rest of this article»

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