Tullahoma High School Placed On Lockdown On Thursday

Tullahoma High School was put on lockdown Thursday afternoon following a report of a student in the school with a gun. Apparently a student reported that another student had a handgun in his or her pocket just after 1 p.m. The Tullahoma Police Department reported to the scene and began questioning students. It was discovered …

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Safe Streets USA Report Says Manchester Is Dangerous– Police Chief Disagrees

The security company Safe Streets USA, which specializes in home and business security has released their list of the Top 17 Tennessee cities considered the most dangerous. The company says they used the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report, combining both violent and property crimes when making the rankings. 1. Crossville: Crime rate of 117 …

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Grants Available To Help Tennesseans Get More Education and Training For Jobs

Gov. Bill Haslam has announced a new statewide initiative to help residents get more education and training for jobs that are available in their communities. Haslam says the Tennessee Higher Education Commission is accepting applications from partnerships across the state for $10 million in grants from the Labor Education Alignment Program. Applicants must represent a …

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New Incentives For MTSU Students

Middle Tennessee State University is changing its financial aid package to encourage students to graduate in four years. The university announced on Wednesday that it will supplement the Hope Lottery Scholarships of students who stay on track to graduate. The school will pay $500 to Hope scholarship students after each of their first two years. …

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Scholarship Saturday Is September 20 At Motlow

Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend “Scholarship Saturday” at the Motlow College Moore County campus on Sept. 20. The event will be held inside the Clayton-Glass Library from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Scholarship Saturday” is designed for Tennessee high school seniors to apply for the Tennessee …

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The Final Days Of The 2014 Coffee County Fair

Friday, September 19 11:00 AM Youth Day Field Events 5:00, 7:00, & 8:30 PM Nick’s Kids Show 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Front Porch (Macy Tabor and Branson Wells) 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Front Porch (Garrett Richardson) 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Grandstand SIXTYFOUR BAND (Beatles Tribute Band) Saturday, September 20 10:00 AM Coffee County Dog & Pet …

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Dad Returns Son To Jail

Robert Michael Holmes a workhouse inmate in Bedford County walked away from road work on Tuesday. Bedford County deputies began searching the Normandy area for the man. Holmes, 23, was wearing a blue shirt, bearing the letters ‘BCSW,’ and jeans or shorts. After he walked away from the work detail Holmes was last seen on …

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight Honors Local Emergency Personnel

Manchester Fire Department.. All photos by Barry West

The 30th anniversary of Vanderbilt LifeFlight is being celebrated across the region. Liz Reeves with Vanderbilt was at the Coffee County Administrated Plaza on Tuesday evening to recognize local emergency personnel who work closely with LifeFlight. Those receiving certificates of appreciation were: Manchester Fire Department Coffee County Rescue Squad Allen Lendley and Coffee Co Emergency …

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This Is National Child Passenger Safety Week

As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, AAA – The Auto Club Group joins organizations nationwide to encourage parents and caregivers to make sure their children are riding in a safe seat. “Three out of four car seats today are installed incorrectly,” said Michele Harris, director of traffic safety culture, AAA – The Auto …

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Fire Prevention Week Coming Soon

Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, Manchester Fire & Rescue is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention …

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