Tullahoma Senior Athlete Dies in two-vehicle Crash

17 year-old Eli Grow last year’s starting Quarterback for the Tullahoma Wildcats died tragically in an automobile accident in Normandy around 4:30pm Saturday afternoon. In a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Grow was driving a Nissan pickup and was traveling south on Hwy 41A and allegedly crossed the center line and struck another Nissan truck driven …

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Evans wants Murder Charge of her infant Dropped

Brittany Evans, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the death of her newborn baby as well as assault which resulted in the death of the baby and two counts of aggravated assault. Authorities allege that the baby lived a very short time after she was born on April 3, 2015. The attorney for …

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Manchester Man Injured in Crash

Manchester Police Officer Daryn Gadeken reported to a one car accident just before 11 A.M. Saturday morning at 160 Fredonia Rd. Upon Gadeken’s arrival he found Terry Holiday injured and trapped in his 2005 Volvo. The man had to be extricated through his sunroof. Holiday advised he may have had a seizure, something he had …

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Moore County Man Facing Child Porn Charges

A Moore County man has been arrested on child pornography charges. According to Moore County Sheriff’s Department reports, Ernest Stafford, 52, was indicted on a Class B felony charge of sexual exploitation of a minor, and arrested on Friday, April 22. After receiving a report from the Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC), Metro Moore County …

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Trussler named to Coffee County Ambulance Authority

Manchester Doctor, Jay Trussler is the newest member of the Coffee County Ambulance Authority. Trussler was recently approved by the Coffee County Commission to replace the authority’s former physician, Dr. David Florence. Trussler is a practicing physician in Manchester, specializing in family medicine, and currently serves as chairman of the Medical Executive Committee at Unity …

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Bridge at Crumpton Creek on Cat Creek Road to Close for Repairs

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has informed Coffee County Road Superintendent Benton Bartlett that the bridge over Crumpton’s Creek on Cat Creek Road must be closed for repairs. A bridge evaluation report requires the bridge be closed after notification. Bartlett says the bridge will be closed on May 9 and remained closed until repairs are …

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Hillsboro Man Arrested after Burglary in Tullahoma

On Tuesday Tullahoma Police started an investigation that someone had broken into White Laundry at 405 West Carroll St. Investigator Tyler Hatfield states that a male subject allegedly stole coins and other property from the business. Hatfield also claims that the man vandalized the business. Hatfield states in the arrest warrant that the man was …

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Drug Take Back is Saturday

A drug take-back event has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30. The event is sponsored by the Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition and area police and the sheriff’s department. Disposal sites are Walgreen’s in Tullahoma, 700 N. Jackson St., and First Vision Bank in Manchester, 2134 Hillsboro Blvd. The public is …

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TNReady Testing Contract Cancelled

The Tennessee Department of Education announced Wednesday it is terminating its contract with Measurement Inc., due to several missed deadlines. Measurement Inc., was responsible for the TNReady test. In a release, the department said all school districts were still waiting on some testing materials for third through eighth grades to arrive. Officials said some 2 …

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Grand Re-Opening for the Whispering Pines shopping center is Saturday

Big V Properties will be sponsoring a Grand Re-Opening for the Whispering Pines shopping center on 2161 Hillsboro Blvd in Manchester, TN on Saturday April 30, 2016 from 11 AM until 3 PM, rain or shine. The event will feature free face painting and balloon animals, music, food, sidewalk sales, prizes and a cruise-in. In …

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