Tonetta Y. Carlisle

“We just keep praying, hoping that something breaks, I don’t want to leave this world knowing that this case is not solved.”  March 15, 1989, was for all intents and purposes like any other school day. As classes were dismissed, 15-year-old Tonetta Yvette Carlisle began walking home from school. She was a freshman at Chattanooga…

Ora Aylene Lawrence-Barrick

Post by my dear friend Crimeblogger1983: “We just want to give our mother a proper burial and to really know that she’s at peace,” said Barrick’s daughter, Kaye Biggers. “That’s what has bothered me the most all these years, thinking about how she died and just wondering if her spirit is at peace.” DATE OF…

Ruvil Hale

“I’d love to know what happened to him,  but I don’t think we’ll ever know.” When we hear or talk about Paintsville, Ky, it normally calls to mind Butcher Hollow and Loretta Lynn. However, I doubt the majority of folks have never heard the name, Ruvil Hale. Ruvil Hale was 43 years old, and being cared…

Trenny Lynn Gibson

On October 8, 1976, a Knoxville, TN high school loads around 40 of their students onto a school bus.  Their plans for the day were to venture to the Smoky Mountains for some trail hiking but little did anyone know that by 3:00 pm they would be embroiled in a mystery that still haunts many of…

Mountain City John Doe

On December 2, 1977, the nearly skeletal body of a male that was approximately 51-60 years old was located near a stream in Mountain City, Tennessee on the property that was once known as Shady Mountain Orchard. He was balding, with greying brown hair that was cut in a short, bowl-type style and was wearing…

Luke David Stout

“I love you, baby, your brothers love you, the four musketeers,” said Luke’s mother, Elizabeth Stout. Luke Stout was 24 years old when he was last seen by his mother, Elizabeth and his brother, Kenny on July 18, 2012. He told them both that he loved them, and that he’d be back later that night….