Lady Raider Basketball Opens District Tournament with Win

A 9 to nothing run to end the first quarter propelled the Lady Raider basketball team to their 20th year on the season on Friday afternoon as Coffee County defeated Tullahoma 57 to 32.  The win advances Coffee County to the District 8AAA tournament semifinals on Saturday and also assures Coffee County a berth in …

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Scammer Shutdown in Coffee County

Around one month ago a person using the name of Nicholas Christopher Douglas contacted the Coffee County mayor’s office about the possibility of creating a volunteer fire department in Beechgrove. Coffee County Mayor Garry Cordell contacted the sheriff’s department and Coffee County Emergency Management about the legitimacy and credentials of Douglas. The man apparently was …

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Murder Suspect appears in Court

We reported to you earlier this week that Connie King who was out of jail on house arrest after being charged with first degree murder in the Nov. 13, 2012 death of Thomas Colucci of Manchester was arrested again last week. Her hearing for her bond being revoked was set for this week, but was …

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2/17/17-H&R Block Student of the Week Ethan Hargrove

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Ethan Hargrove!!! Ethan, the son of Brent and Emily Hargrove, is a fifth grade student at Hickerson Elementary School. Ethan was chosen to be honored because he is very respectful to everyone, students and teachers. He is very involved in all school activities, and he is very responsible and …

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2/17/17–Westwood Elementary School gets a new outdoor basketball court

If you have driven by Westwood Elementary School on Oakdale Street recently, you may have noticed some changes to the playground. A concrete slab for a new basketball court was poured this week. It’s been a labor of love for the entire school, especially School Counselor, Rachel Sain. Here is Rachel to talk about the …

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Schools Close because of Illnesses

Due to illnesses among students and teachers Coffee County Schools and Manchester City Schools are closed Thursday and Friday. ESP closed in both systems. Manchester City School system teachers will need to report Thursday only from 8am – 11am. Schools are also closed on Monday, February 21 for Presidents Day. Dr Ladonna McFall Director of …

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Old Scam back in Action

It has come to the attention of Duck River Electric Member Corporation that one of their members has been contacted by someone claiming to be a representative of the cooperative requesting payment. The member was threatened with disconnection if payment wasn’t made. Fortunately, the member became suspicious and hung up. Do not share identity information …

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Man that ran from Police Arrested in Shelbyville

We have an update on a story we brought you last week about a man Shelbyville Police were looking for. The Shelbyville Police Department received a tip this week that Joshua N. Brown was inside Burger King on North Main. Detective Cody Swift spotted Brown sitting at a table and approached Brown with the intent …

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Free Legal Clinics coming to Tennessee

The Tennessee Supreme Court has announced that free legal clinics will be held around the state to help citizens who find themselves in need of a lawyer’s advice on matters outside criminal law. It’s all part of the court’s initiative known as Access to Justice, a program aimed at helping a growing number of people …

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Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Offers More Help

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is working to reach more people who might be in the middle of a crisis and thinking of hurting themselves. They’re partnering with the crisis text line to offer a free text-messaging support line, which would be available 24 hours a day. Anyone who needs help can text TN to …

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