(AP) A Tennessee jury has convicted a Georgia man on federal firearms charge. Authorities say he was participating in a plot to take over teh Monroe County courthouse.
This morning in Knoxville, a jury convicted Darren Wesley Huff of carrying a firearm with the intent to use it in a civil disorder this morning. They found him not guilty of using a firearm in relation to a second, more serious felony.
WMOT partner Sidelines newspaper reports that the high cost of Tennessee crop land and taxes are making it difficult for the State's farmers to compete with large commercial growers out west. Tennessee are quickly moving toward "niche" farming; ag-enterprises that require little land to succeed.