Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Searching for Wanted Woman–Decent Captured

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help once again. Authorities are searching for 30 year-old Candace Marie Walker, last known address Goosepond Rd Manchester. Walker is wanted for aggravated burglary, theft of property over $1,000, forgery under $500 and failure to appear. If you have seen Candace Marie Walker or know …

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Tullahoma Female Facing TennCare Fraud Again

Vicki Hargrove, 34, of Tullahoma, is charged in Moore County with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance by doctor shopping. In addition, she was charged with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. District Attorney General Robert Carter will prosecute. Hargrove was arrested just three months ago, in February, on an indictment in Coffee County for TennCare …

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Man Accused of Killing His Child to go on Trial in August

A trial date for Robert ‘Blaine’ Roper, 27, has been set for Aug. 8 according to court officials. Roper and his wife Carol Michelle ‘Keri’ Roper, 21, were arrested in November 2014 and charged with killing their newborn child following an investigation by the TBI in conjunction with the Metro Moore County Sheriff’s Department. The pair …

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Unemployment Down in most Counties

County unemployment rates for April 2016 show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in two, and remained the same in three counties. Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for April was 4.3 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from the previous month’s revised rate. The U.S. preliminary rate for April was 5.0 percent, unchanged from …

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Memorial Day Event held in Manchester

The Coffee County Veterans groups (American Legion Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Disabled American Veterans Chapter) held the annual Memorial Day event on the square in Manchester on Monday morning. The guest speaker was Dr. David Black, a Vietnam Veteran and businessman. He is the husband of 6th District Congressman Diane Black, who …

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Coffee County Jail Inmate Found Deceased

David Arch Bass age 55 of Allen St Tullahoma was found deceased in his cell at the Coffee County Jail on Thursday morning. He was being housed on charges of aggravated assault and setting fire to personal property. Since the death occurred in a penal institution the investigation has been taken over by the TBI. According …

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Jackson, TN Man Runs from Police and then Captured

Marcus T. Odum age 24 of Deaderick St Jackson TN was arrested on Friday afternoon by Manchester Police Officer Dustan Foster after what started off to be a simple traffic stop. Foster says he observed a vehicle with no brake lights and was crossing the center line several times. He said he activated his blue …

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Drug Bust in Manchester

Manchester Police Investigator Jonathan Anthony arrested Baron Luderick Clabaugh age 29 of Anthony Lane Shelbyville on Thursday with Manufacturing/delivering/selling/possession of a controlled substance. The arrest warrant indicates that Clabaugh was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. The Manchester Police Department canine was on the scene and alerted to the …

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Manchester Man Facing Charges after an incident at McDonalds

Manchester Police Sergeant Devin DeFord responded to McDonald’s on the Hillsboro Highway early Friday morning in reference to a possible impaired driver in the drive-thru. DeFord made contact with the driver and says the man allegedly had a very strong odor of intoxicant, slurred speech and was very aggressive towards the officer. The man identified …

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Bojangles’ to Open Manchester Location on Tuesday, May 31

It’s almost Bo Time in Manchester! On Tuesday, May 31, (Tuesday) Bojangles’ will open its newest restaurant in Manchester, Tenn., located at 2206 Hillsboro Road, just in time to be your destination for everything from summertime picnics to tailgating before the big local music festival. Opening day will kick off at 4 a.m. with free …

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