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Crime Stoppers: Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office

Between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, a residential burglary occurred in the 1300 block of Davis Ridge Road in Ringgold, in which more than $3,000 worth of jewelry, electronics, and firearms was stolen.

The victim told police he arrived home to find his back door broken and several items missing from within the residence.

The back door frame looked as if it had been kicked in from the outside.

Four watches, an Xbox 360 gaming system, and a 12-gauge shotgun were all taken from the home during the incident.

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State champions recognized at Catoosa board of education meeting

A host of students in red jackets brightened up the Catoosa County Board of Education meeting April 8. The students who attended the meeting have excelled in academics and received state championship titles for competitions held by FBLA, FCCLA and Skills USA.

Sydney Hermann, Kristen Towery, and Autumn Whaley with the Future Business Leaders of America club were awarded first place in the statewide competition for web page design and Mikayla Dycus received first place with her Electronic Leadership Portfolio.

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Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity dinner, fashion show slated for September

Habitat for Humanity fashion show

Catoosa County Habitat for Humanity’s work is never done. The assistance that Habitat volunteers provide make the dream of home ownership become a reality for many people.

Fundraisers and sponsorship are held year-round to build homes. This year a special community fundraiser is in the making and is sure to be a good time for everyone.

The 2014 Dinner and Fashion Show, “Hard Hats and High Heels,” is planned for Sept. 20 at the Catoosa County Colonnade.

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Multi-County Manhunt Underway

Joshua Bradford

At least six agencies are involved in a manhunt in Catoosa County that's been going on since late Sunday night.

Deputies tell us  they found one of the suspect's shoes Monday morning and they are bringing in K-9's to try track down the man.

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Crime Stoppers: Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office

Catoosa Sheriff's Report

Between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, a theft occurred on Post Oak Road in Ringgold, in which a motor vehicle was stolen.

The victim told police he discovered his John Deere brand tractor with cab and bucket missing from the unoccupied residence on March 21.

The tractor was also equipped with a utility sprayer.

The total estimated value of the equipment is $36,400.

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Catoosa County commissioners award two bids, discuss future county growth

The Catoosa County commissioners approved two project bids on Tuesday, April 1, and also viewed a presentation on projected county growth.

The bids included renovations to the Catoosa County Courthouse in downtown Ringgold and Catoosa fire station 3 on U.S. 41 in Ringgold.

The courthouse work consists of a new HVAC/BAS system as part of first phase of the justice building renovation, and was awarded to the Chattanooga-based Icon Air & Mechanical Services in the amount of $65,200.

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Three arrested on drug charges at police checkpoint

three arrests in catoosa for drug possession

Three Tennessee residents were arrested in Catoosa County on Sunday night, March 23, after police found them possession of several drugs during a driver’s license checkpoint near Cloud Springs Road and I-75.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office:

Michael David Shahan, 18, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Blakelan Scott Adams, 22, and Kaitlyn Michelle Lowery, 20, both of Ooltewah, Tenn., were arrested March 23 and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of Xanax, possession of acid, and sale, distribution, or possession of dangerous drugs.

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Catoosa County jury convicts mom in evidence-tampering case

A Catoosa County jury deliberated just 30 minutes Wednesday before convicting a Ringgold mother on charges she lied to police and fabricated evidence in her claims that an assistant principal abused her son.

After a three-day trial presided over by Superior Court judge Kristina Cook Graham, a jury of eight women and four men found 33-year-old Davida Kaye Caylor guilty of making false statements, tampering with evidence, and obstructing an officer.

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Boynton Elementary's Pride Members Announced

boynton elementary pride

Boynton Elementary celebrated new Pride members for the last grading period with a special assembly.  First all the new Pride members ran into the assembly as their names were called over the loud speaker.  The assembly featured talented students performing and some not so talented teachers performing as well.  Jenna Brown did a fabulous job with her magic act while Billy Christol, the master of ceremony, did a magic act that needed lots of work.  Mia Callahan did a wonderful job as an artist drawing a dragon, while Rhetta Harris, parapro in kindergarten, did not do so well with her drawing

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Boynton Jumps Rope for the Heart

Boynton jumps rope for the heart

Boynton Elementary's physical education classes spent the last month jumping rope.  They were not only jumping rope to stay healthy.  They were jumping rope to raise money for the American Heart Association.  Boynton students raised $3,746.00, with Madi Hunt raising $500.00 of that total.  Madi received a metal and a golden duck trophy for being the top fund raiser. 

Picture:  Madi Hunt, Boynton 3rd Grade student

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