Clarksville Broadcasting has acquired the branding assets of ‘Scoop: Clarksville’, and will transition the brand and fanbase to Clarksville Radio, consisting of ‘Party 108’ & ‘Talk 108’ stations, to include local programming, morning and evening hosted shows, community talk radio, and a full newsroom. The transition is expected to be completed later this month.
Clarksville Police Officer removed from active duty during investigation of on-duty affair
Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley confirms to Scoop: Clarksville that Officer Jarreil Peoples is now under internal investigation by the department and not working as an on-duty officer. On Thursday, Peoples’ paramour announced she was pregnant with his child, which she alleges was conceived while on-duty.
Scoop Media sues Montgomery County over redaction of public records
Scoop Media Group has filed suit in Chancery Court against Montgomery County, Tennessee, for denial of access to public records. In January, the local Court Clerk began redacting details from public arrest affidavits. The denials began after a phone call from the County’s Public Information Officer, Michelle Newell, who told Scoop that she did not agree with how Scoop published public records, and would be seeking legislation to prevent future publication, and would restrict access going forward.
Shawn Newhouse indicted on 4 counts of child rape – $50,000 bond
The Montgomery County Grand Jury unsealed an indictment charging 22-year-old Shawn Anthony Newhouse with four counts of rape of a child under the age of 13. Newhouse was arrested on June 8th and is currently held in the Montgomery County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond.