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"They learn problem solving skills," said Webster. "It teaches team building camaraderie and how to rely on each other."
Webster's oldest son was a Boy Scout and his youngest is working to be an Eagle Scout.
"He will not miss a campout. He just loves it," said Webster.
It's why this week's news is hard to hear.
Attorney Kelly Clark forced the Boy Scouts of America to release documents detailing more than a thousand allegations of child abuse and molestation across the country going back decades.
"The Boy Scouts knew that they had a institution wide problem with child abuse and didn't take steps to deal with that," said Clark.
Fox 17 News did some checking and we found just under 50 cases in Tennessee including allegations from 1976 involving former Murfreesboro scoutmaster Steven Beasley.
The mother of boy in a Marion County troop accused Beasley of fondling her son three times.
Despite this documents suggest Beasley was at least initially allowed to remain in the scouts as long as children didn't spend the night with him.
None of the scout leaders named in the documents in Tennessee ever faced charges for the allegations.
The Middle Tennessee Council of the Boy Scouts of America referred media questions to the national organization spokesperson.
"There are places where we fell short and didn't do the job we should have and for that we are profoundly sorry," said Organization National President Wayne Perry.
Friday, October 19 2012, 11:54 PM CDT
Houston brother will be his own attorney in court
June 18, 2013 13:02 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Roane County man will face federal gun violation charges next month without an attorney.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/17VlXpM ) reported Rocky Joe Houston will represent himself on a charge of possession of a gun by a felon.
The charge came after Houston earlier represented himself in state court on charges stemming from a police chase. He was convicted of evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
Houston and his brother, Leon Houston, were tried, but not convicted, in the 2006 shooting deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along companion.
In federal court, Rocky Joe Houston is claiming the officer who charged him with the felony had no legal authority.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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