2/27/17–H&R Block Student of the Week Jada Buckingham

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Jada Buckingham!!! Jada, the daughter of Jamie and Griselda Clark and Thomas Buckingham, is an eighth grade student at Westwood Middle School. Jada was chosen to be honored because she is a leader in her class, an “A” student and a pleasure to be around. Jada’s favorite subject is …

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Manchester Female facing charges including Rape of a Child

A Manchester woman has been charged with rape of a child and adult contributing to the delinquency of a child. Arreall Gyna Lawhorn, 28, of Century Street, Manchester was arrested Jan. 20 on the charges by Manchester Police Investigator Bryan Eldridge. Lawhorn is accused of having a party at a residence on Oak Drive where …

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IRS Imposters looking for Victims in Coffee County

Area law enforcement continues to receive tips about IRS imposters threatening arrests, lawsuits, and property seizures unless the victim pays up. Law enforcement says they’re investigating alongside several other agencies across the United States. Police say these calls are not coming from the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service will never demand payment over the telephone. …

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Haslam Not Ruling Out Run for U.S. Senate

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam isn’t ruling out a future run for U.S. Senate. The governor’s comments came in response to a question at a Tennessee Press Association luncheon Wednesday. He also told reporters that a possible Senate bid isn’t something he’s been spending a lot of time thinking about. Haslam, who cannot seek re-election in …

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February’s Hometown Hero

Al White Motors and WMSR (Thunder Radio) are teaming up to honor those who serve that thin blue line, our local law enforcement. Each month someone in law enforcement will be honored as a Hometown Hero. Our hero this month is Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Sharketti. He has been an employee with the sheriff’s …

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Fundraiser for Jason Creek is Saturday

Come out and run/walk to help the family of Jason Creek. Any amount donated will be accepted and appreciated! This is an untimed event to raise money to support Jason Creek and his family during their time of need. A 5K Benefit Fun Run has been set up for Saturday, Feb. 25 beginning at the …

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Traffic Stop leads to Multiple Charges

Earlier this week Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Investigator James Sherrill stopped a vehicle on East Lincoln St. in Tullahoma. Sherrill says he had prior knowledge the driver was not to be operating a motor vehicle. A check of the subject’s driver’s license showed that it was suspended for failure to satisfy citations. The arrest warrant …

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Warning! New Phone Scam

We have a new phone scam alert: The Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) does NOT solicit money over the phone. Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says to always be cautious of solicitors and if you receive a phone call from someone claiming to represent the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association, please hang up, this is a scam. Mailers …

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Shelbyville Man is Missing

The Shelbyville Police Department needs your assistance locating Cecil D. Holland, of Shelbyville. Holland is 5’6″ and weighs approximately 150lbs. According to his family, Holland is homeless and suffers from unknown mental illnesses. His last reported sighting was on January 18, 2017. If you see Mr. Holland or have seen him since January 18, please …

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Motlow on Top when it comes to Enrollment

Since August 2015 when the fall semester began, through now when enrollment numbers are still unofficial, Motlow State Community College has consistently been the fastest growing college in Tennessee. This includes all four-year state universities and two-year community colleges, and the percentage of growth by Motlow over the two-year span is not just the largest …

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