Police say the church organist was fearful of the presidential election results and wanted to "give local people a reason to fight for good."
Messel’s public defender argues some evidence should not have been allowed because it invited the jury to speculate about the missing murder weapon.
Years of decline in student enrollment numbers are decreasing state funding and forcing the district to find ways to cut expenses.
Among the lakes receiving funding are Lake Lemon and Lake Monroe.
The money was left to the library by Tesh Wickard, who lived in Nashville and died in 2014.
The revenue will support public safety efforts of rural and volunteer fire departments.
A family hoping to open a snow tubing and recreation facility is looking into two different properties.
Messel will get credit for good behavior and time already served.
They were allowed into the building to circle the car, which had all doors opened, but could not touch anything.
A judge and jury heard opening statements and witness testimony Tuesday in Messel's case.