Principal Parsley answers questions about Controversial Statements and Rumors concerning CCCHS Graduation

Due to some controversial statements and rumors made on social media about Friday’s Coffee County High School graduation, WMSR News has decided to report about those issues. answers First, some statements were made that two students that are now deceased should be allowed to receive their diplomas since this would have been their graduating class. …

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Coffee County School Board begins Interviewing Director Candidates

The Coffee County School Board has scheduled interviews for their top five Director of Schools applicants. All interviews are open to the public. They will be held from 4 PM to 6 PM, with a two-hour meet and greet following the interview. All interviews will be held at the Coffee County Board of Education, 1343 …

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Memorial Day Ceremony set for Monday

Join Manchester’s Coffee County Veterans Association for its annual Memorial Day remembrance on Monday. The event begins at 11 a.m. on the Manchester Square. The public is encouraged to attend and bring your school-age children! They need to see, first-hand, that the freedoms we all enjoy are not free, but were fought for with the …

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Don’t Leave Children or Pets in Hot Vehicles

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department along with Manchester and Tullahoma Police departments are reminding people to not to leave children inside unattended vehicles. With the temperatures expected in the low 90’s over the next few days, law enforcement reminds you that leaving children in a vehicle can lead to death. As the temperature inside a …

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CCCHS Graduation is Friday Night

Graduation will be held Friday night (May 24) at 7pm for Coffee County High School seniors. A crowd estimated of over 5,000 will watch graduates accept their diplomas behind Raider Academy in Manchester at Carden-Jerrell Field. Around 400 seniors will take their next step toward a future full of expectations as they will hear from …

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Three People Arrested on Drug Related Charges

Late last week Franklin County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a residence in the Huntland area, due to a complaint of people using meth in the immediate area. Upon arrival, Sheriff’s Office investigators made contact with the owner of the residence who advised he had no knowledge of anyone being on his property. While talking …

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Racing Horses Infected with Blood Parasite

Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a C in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses tested positive in five locations within Bedford, Rutherford and Williamson counties. It can take up to 30 days for an infected horse to test positive after exposure. Horses that do test positive …

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Many Tennessee Women Lack Health Insurance, Report Finds

Twelve percent of Tennessee women of child-bearing age do not have health insurance, according to a new report. It says in states that have expanded Medicaid, women are more likely to be insured, compared with states such as Tennessee, that have not. Researchers at the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families released the findings …

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Click It or Ticket Enforcement Increasing

As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, Manchester Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.” Now through June 2, participating agencies across the state will increase seatbelt enforcement as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) nationwide …

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Tennessee’s Statute of Limitations changing in Felony Child Sex Abuse Cases

There will no longer be a statute of limitations in felony child sex abuse cases if the crime took place when the victim was less than 13 years of age. The new bill on the statute will go into effect this coming July (2019). As for the bill that passed, Representative Michael Curcio of Dickson, …

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