Manchester Civic Leader and Former School Band Director Facing More Trouble

The Coffee County District Attorney’s office has filed a motion to revoke the bond of Evans Baird age 79 of Manchester. A man that served as band director for 30 years at Westwood Junior High, now Westwood Middle School, in Manchester was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated sexual battery against a 12-year-old. …

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TBI Investigating Tullahoma Police Chief

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a complaint involving alleged official misconduct against Tullahoma Police Chief Paul Blackwell. The TBI confirmed to WMSR News that the request of 14th District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI Agents are investigating Tullahoma Police Chief Paul Blackwell. The complaint stems from his office’s handling of the investigation of …

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H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Zack Milan!!! Zack, the son of Laura and G. Milan is an eleventh grader at Coffee County Central High School. “Zack has excellent behavior, is a hard worker, has good grades, good attendance and is a good representative of our school”, says Coffee County central School Principal, Paul Parseley. …

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School Systems Receive Report Card

The State Department of Education recently released the new, redesigned state report card for 2017-18. The new report card is intended to help families better understand school performance and support student success. This tool was developed over the past year with educators, parents, and community organizations and includes several new features based on that feedback. …

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Truck Driver Injured after Rock Thrown from Overpass in Monteagle

At approximately 8:40 p.m. Wednesday night (December 12) a rock was thrown off the Trussell Road overpass in Monteagle, seriously injuring the driver of an 18-wheeler. Deputies who arrived on the scene called in Monteagle Police Chief Virgil McNeece who, along with a CID investigative officer from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, collected evidence and found …

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Motlow Testing Center Offering Residual ACT Exam in January

Motlow State Community College Testing Center will administer the Residual ACT exam on Thursday, Jan. 3, and Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, from 12:30 – 4 p.m. The test will be administered in room 1043 in the Crouch Center on the Moore County campus. The Residual ACT is for individuals under 21 years of age who …

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Cougar Christmas Coffee House is Monday at College St Elementary School

The College St Elementary School Music Department presents Cougar Christmas Coffee House on Monday December 17 at 6:30pm, doors open at 6pm at the school in Manchester. Teacher Greg Ray invites everyone to ring in the season with hot chocolate, coffee, baked goods and great music. The program will feature recording artist CJ Solar. They …

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Update–Grundy County Investigator Injured after Incident in Coffee County

Grundy County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Larry Sims was dragged by a vehicle while trying to detain a man Tuesday night in Coffee County. Sheriff Clint Shrum said the suspect is still on the run. The incident happened when Sims stopped to check on what appeared to be a minor crash or stranded motorists in Coffee …

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On a Mission for Osama Bin Laden, Murfresboro Man Arrested at AEDC

According to arrest warrants issued to Sgt. Harmon Campbell with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday, December 8, Katsana Maxkenzie Chanthoumphone age 26 of Murfreesboro was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated criminal trespass. The warrant states that Campbell responded to Arnold Air Force base at the guard shack for a person driving through …

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Earthquakes Hit Tennessee on Wednesday

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee could be felt as far away as Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday and was centered about 7 miles northeast of Decatur. According to the USGS, the Eastern Tennessee seismic zone is one of the most active earthquake areas in the …

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