Tullahoma Man Charged with Rape

Jerermiah Lee Allsopp, 34 of Macs Lane Tullahoma was arrested Monday by Tullahoma Police Investigator Rana Pawlowski on the charge of rape. Allsopp is being held in the Coffee County Jail on a bond of $250,000. According to a warrant obtained by the investigator, Tullahoma Police responded over the weekend to Tennova Harton Hospital in …

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Wanted Man Arrested in Manchester

On Monday, Manchester Officer Earnie Colvin obtained information through law enforcement that a man had warrants on him and he was staying at a Manchester motel on Expressway Dr. Upon making contact with Matthew David Hogan age 26 of June St McMinnville, Colvin advised the man he was under arrest on prior warrants for theft …

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Gas Prices continue to Rise

Gas prices are on the rise as Americans prepare for a Labor Day road trip. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 9 cents more than last week in Tennessee. Motorists going to the pump will find the highest prices in more than 50 days. “Gas prices are responding to upward pressure …

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Man Added to Top 10 Most wanted List

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Jereme Dannuel Little. Little is wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Especially Aggravated Kidnapping. Little has a history of violence and is a known member of the Vice Lords street gang. He …

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Tourism Tax dollars top $1B in Tennessee for 10th consecutive year

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced Tuesday that Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached an all-time high of $18.4 billion in 2015, up 3.7 percent over the previous year, as reported by the U.S. Travel Association. For the 10th consecutive year, tourism topped $1 billion …

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Suspicious Person call leads to Arrest of Alabama man

Foster arrest

On Monday Manchester Police received a call of a suspicious person at Sonic. The male subject was said to be acting erratic. After receiving information about a vehicle the person was in, Manchester Officer Dustan Foster located the maroon Chevrolet Tahoe in the parking lot at Walmart. Foster made contact with the driver and then …

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Unemployment Rate Falls in Coffee County-Up in other areas

County unemployment rates for July show the rates decreased in 73 counties, increased in 11, and remained the same in 11 counties. Coffee County went from 4.9 in June, down to 4.8 percent July. Warren County’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, down from 5.3. Bedford County fell from 5.6 percent to 5.5. Franklin and Moore …

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Bear Seen Again

Residents in the Tullahoma area are reporting seeing a bear cub near the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) on the Wattendorf Highway. Some residents say that it has been seen for several weeks in the area. One person told WMSR News that he saw it near the Arnold Golf Course. Authorities have had several calls …

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Warning about Fentanyl-laced Counterfeit Pills and Compounds

A public health alert was issued recently from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on increased risk of overdose and fatalities associated with Fentanyl-laced counterfeit pills and compounds. Commissioners and directors from four Tennessee departments are urging the public to have increased awareness about the substance.  They include: Commissioner, Tennessee Dept. of Health, Commissioner, …

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Coffee County Fair begins Sept. 17

The Coffee County Fair is coming up September 17-24 at the fairgrounds in Manchester. This year’s theme is “Country Scenes and Children’s Dreams.” Booth space is still available to showcase your business or product to fair attendees and you can call the fair office at 723-1546 for more info. The deadline to enter the beauty …

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