crockett crockett  /ˈkrɑ kɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)

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News

  1. Brush Fire Near Crockett Slows Traffic On I-80

    A brush fire near Crockett is causing traffic to back up on Interstate Highway 80 near the Cummings Skyway off ramp.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CBS San Francisco

  2. Brush fire near Crockett contained at 40 acres

    A brush fire near Interstate Highway 80 in Crockett has been contained at around 45 acres, according to a Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department official. The fire, reported around 3:45 p.m., was contained around 5:30 p.m., Assistant Chief Paul Contestable said. It initially threatened some homes, but firefighters were able to protect the structures and no damage was reported, Contestable said. The ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KTVU

  3. Crockett PD investigating home invasion, robbery involving 4 masked suspects

    Officers with the Crockett Police Department arrested a 22-year-old man Thursday in connection to an home invasion and assault by four masked men that occurred at a residence in the 300 block of North Durett Drive earlier that morning.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KLTV 7 Tyler

Quotes

  1. "I was friends with (singer-songwriter) Harry Nilsson, who said the job of the artist is to get way ahead and sort of scout," Brooks said. "It's like Davy Crockett."
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Albert Brooks Source: CNN

  2. "It was an explosion beyond anyone's comprehension," Parker recalled decades later. "The power of television, which was still new, was demonstrated for the first time." "We had no idea what was going to happen to 'Crockett,' he later...
    on Mar 18, 2010 By: Fess Parker Source: Los Angeles Times

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