No one inside the church was injured, and the driver sustained non-life threatening injuries. The driver isn’t a member of that church and there was some speculation whether the crash was the result of a health emergency.
In 2018, the event was named in honor of former Bass Tournament Chairman and longtime HCRS member, Sgt. Ralph Stanton who passed away earlier this year.
At most Todd Andrew Caswell might have faced a public intoxication charge Saturday evening, but he notched a couple of felonies after allegedly fleeing into the Holston River and the fighting the police officer who tried to pull him out.
The Hawkins County Rescue Squad is using Facebook to keep the public updated about potential road hazards such as the black ice that caused at least eight wrecks over a 24 hour period Monday and early Tuesday.
Hawkins County Rescue Squad currently has five members battling different forms of cancer. In honor of Cancer Awareness Month, those members currently battling cancer and recently won the battle were presented a pink HCRS shirt.
The main advantage of a Rescue Squad truck in Clinch Valley will be cutting down on response time. It can take a half hour for a HCRS team to arrive on the scene on the north side of Clinch Mountain when coming from Rogersville.