By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
War hero arrested
Eric Frazier charged in stabbing
Eric Frazier is shown speaking at a Veterans Day program at Hickory Creek Elementary in this file photo.
A war hero who lost both his legs in Iraq and had a bridge named in his honor just months ago has been arrested in DeKalb County for aggravated assault.According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Eric Dewayne Frazier, 30, of McMinnville has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened Monday afternoon.The victim, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga with a stab wound to his left side. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, a call was placed to central dispatch at 1:42 p.m. Monday reporting a stabbing. Ray said an altercation occurred between two men and one stabbed the other.