Snake Handling Churches

Local/Regional News
12:53 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Funeral Set For Snake-Handling Preacher


The funeral for a snake-handling pastor who appeared on National Geographic's "Snake Salvation" is set for Tuesday in Middlesboro.

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Local/Regional News
10:39 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Snake Handler Loses Serpents Before Tenn. Court

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A snake-handling Kentucky preacher has gone back home from a Tennessee courtroom without his venomous serpents.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported Jamie Coots pleaded guilty to illegally having poisonous snakes that were confiscated after a traffic stop in Knox County, Tenn., on Jan. 31.

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