Missing Teenagers

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department has issued a missing child alert for two 16 year-old females. A third missing teenage female gas been located safe. No other information on the third female is being released at this time. Katrina Lynn Blackburn is from Coffee County and Kaylee Lenoria Stephens is from Cannon County. The two …

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After 5 Long Years Coffee County Murder Case is Over

Accused killer Connie Sanders King and her and her husband Troy King were in court Friday morning in Manchester. The King’s were charged with the Nov. 13, 2012 murder of Thomas Colucci of Manchester at a residence in the Pocahontas Road area of Manchester. After entering a plea of guilty, Connie King was sentenced to …

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Three Family Members Die in Moore County House Fire

A father and two of his children died in a house fire in Moore County on Saturday morning. Because of their injuries, the mother Elizabeth Robinson, age 36, and son, Mason, 11 were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Moore County officials say the father, Nathan Robinson, age 33, and the family’s daughters, Kailyn, 13, …

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Police Looking for Manchester Man Wanted on Charges

Investigators with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department are searching for 27 year-old Corey Franklin Keele. His last known address 8734 Murfreesboro Hwy in Manchester. Keele is wanted for being in possession of weapon where prohibited, failure to appear and promotion of methamphetamine. If you have any information leading to the location of Keele please call …

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Bridge on Cat Creek Road over Crumpton Creek will be Replaced

The bridge on Cat Creek Road over Crumpton Creek will be replaced in 2018, according to Benton Bartlett, Coffee County’s road superintendent. The project will cost about $1 million, and funds raised through the state’s IMPROVE Act (Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy) will cover the expenses completely, according to Bartlett. …

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Winter Break Hours and Spring Semester Sign-Ups at Motlow

Motlow State Community College will close for winter break on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 4:30 p.m., and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow locations, including the Fayetteville, McMinnville, Moore County and Smyrna campuses. The registration deadline for …

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H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Devin Thompson!!! Devin, the son of Gina Thompson and Billy Dunlap is an eighth grader at Westwood Middle school. His teacher, Mrs. Askins had this to say, “Devin Thompson is hard-working, considerate, and helpful. Devin takes pride in his work and sets very high standards for himself. In addition, …

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Fugitive from Justice Caught in Manchester

A traffic violation led to the arrest of an Illinois’ man on Dec. 6. Tennessee Highway Patrolman Jason Boles stopped a vehicle at mile marker 114 for a traffic violation. In warrants, the trooper alleges that Frankie Wydell Simmons, 50, of Banks Street, Rockford, Illinois gave a false name and date of birth. After further …

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Franklin County Authorities Executed Search Warrant–Find Weapon and Drugs

On Wednesday December 6th at approximately 11:00am Franklin County Sheriff’s Office authorities executed a search warrant at 808 4th Avenue SW Winchester, TN. The search resulted in authorities recovering a .40 caliber handgun and ammunition as well as approximately half a pound of a green plantlike substance believed to be marijuana with a street value …

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New Poll: Tennesseans Want Increased Access to Solar

Eighty-one percent of Tennessee voters support solar energy in the Volunteer State, and even more want it installed on their own homes. The polling data was released Monday from the conservative polling firm, North Star Opinion Research. The survey was conducted among voters from a variety of ages, races, genders and geographic locations. Brian Bickel, …

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