A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Sevierville, Sevier County (WVLT) - The trial for a Sevier County man, charged with child rape, is expected to begin Tuesday.
Kevin Allen Gentry appeared in a Sevier County courtroom for a motions hearing Tuesday morning.
US Marshals say Gentry, who is also known as Alex Sebastian Hendrix was arrested in August 2005, after being found near Columbia, South Carolina with a young runaway.
Marshals say in June of 05, Gentry failed to appear in court to face the charges against him.
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