Skip to comments.Arsonist interrupts awards dinner — with deputies in attendance
Posted on 04/16/2012 5:56:07 PM PDT by SmithL
MAYNARDVILLE A man who allegedly stole a laptop from Union County High School and tried to cover his tracks with a fire was tracked down and arrested within minutes this weekend.
Authorities first were alerted when the fire alarm sounded shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday, just as some 170 people including several law enforcement officers were attending a National Wild Turkey Federation dinner at the school, . . .
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What in the world prompted him to do that. Future DNC leadership candidate.
*ping of interest*
I remember when I was a kid my dad was driving through Maynardville after dark on a Halloween night on his way either too or from a nearby wildlife management area. That would have likely been in the early 1960's. Chances are he was likely headed back home then too work that night.
Some pranksters in front of the old court house decided to pelt his station wagon with pears. Big Mistake on their part. He was a bow hunter and proceeded to get out and start stringing it up. They scattered real fast LOL. He had no intention of shooting but they didn't know it and not too many archery hunters were around back then :>}
For all the flack some neighboring counties give Union County it is really a great place to live.