Manchester Man Killed In Monday Accident

Just after 5pm Monday afternoon 73 year-old Howard B Lambert, Jr of Manchester, TN was driving his 2004 Buick north bound on the Old Woodbury Highway in Coffee County just behind the new middle school. According to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrolman Donnie Clark, for an unknown reason, Lambert apparently veered off the right …

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Area Man Arrested On Robbery Charges

A Winchester resident has been charged with aggravated armed robbery in Tullahoma and faces similar charges in Winchester. Courtney Lamont Somerville, 30, of Eighth Avenue Winchester was arrested Saturday by Winchester Police. Tullahoma Investigator Rana Pawlowski then served him with the arrest warrants from Coffee County. Somerville was arrested by Winchester Police on the Tullahoma …

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Busy Travel Weekend With Gas Prices Down

When 41.3 million Americans load-up the family vehicle for a Thanksgiving road trip, they are likely to find the cheapest gasoline in five years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.82 Sunday, 46 cents cheaper than the price on Thanksgiving Day 2013. The majority (89%) of Americans will drive to …

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Earned Income Tax Credit Important To Rural Tennesseans

A tax credit helping many low-income working families keep more of their earnings is proving to be especially important in rural areas and small towns across Tennessee and the country, according to a new study by the Center for Rural Affairs. “The Earned Income Tax Credit was used by more people in rural and small-town, …

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Thank You First Responders

A few weeks ago, those of us at Thunder Radio asked for your help in honoring our local First Responders in and around Coffee County. Your submissions honoring the First Responder Heroes in your life have been received and will be heard on air throughout this week on Thunder Radio. Plus, to see your First …

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Two Coffee County Men to Face Multiple Theft Charges

Charges against two men for multiple thefts will be presented to the January term of the Coffee County Grand Jury. According to a report by sheriff’s investigator James Sherrill, the men are facing charges of six counts of theft of property over $1,000. On Nov. 18 a trailer was reported stolen from Noah Road. A …

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Husband Of Missing Teacher Charged With Trying To Drown His Girlfriend

The former husband of a Bedford County teacher missing since February 2011 has been charged with trying to drown his girlfriend in Florida. The Shelbyville Times-Gazette reports that Tyler Mook was on a boat with the girlfriend, his brother Andrew Mook and another woman in Palm City, Fla., on Oct. 4, Florida investigative reports indicate. …

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Woman Charged With Being Drunk While Picking Up Her Children At School

A Shelbyville woman who was attempting to pick up her children this past Thursday at the Learning Way Elementary school was arrested. The principal said Veronica Myers Clayton appeared to be intoxicated and police were called to the school. A policeman made contact with the father of the children, Tyler Leverette, who was in the …

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Historical Society Now Open On Saturdays

Coffee County Historical Society, located in the historic courthouse on the square in Manchester, is now open on Saturday mornings from 9:00 to 1:00 for the convenience of its members and visitors who work during the week. The office remains open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 to 1:00 as well. The Historical Society has …

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Human Remains Found Are Those Of Leo Paul George Massicotte III

On July 5th, 2011, Manchester Police Department took a preliminary investigative report on a missing person, Leo Paul George Massicotte III.  Mr. Massicotte was last seen on July 3rd exiting a vehicle and walking in the direction of A.E.D.C. property towards the Hillsboro area. Investigator Ray “Butch” Stewart was assigned the case and began searching …

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