Tullahoma man in Jail after he’s arrested for Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Kidnapping

A man from Cedar Lane in Tullahoma was arrested March 27 on charges of aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping. Arrested was Randy Lee Hatfield, 51 of Cedar Lane. According to warrants obtained by Tullahoma Police Officer Phillip Smith, Hatfield assaulted a female and each time she tried to get away from him he would grab …

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Woman Claims her Debit Card was “Hacked”

A Riley Creek Road woman reported that her debit card had been used without her approval late last week. The woman told Tullahoma Police Officer Derrick Derlien on March 25 that she had made a purchase at Wal-Mart on March 21. She then noticed on March 23 that a charge of $199.99 had been taken …

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Gas Prices Stay Steady

Motorists in the southeast saw modest movement at the gas pump last week. While prices inched up in Florida and slipped slightly lower in Georgia, prices remained the same in Tennessee. AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said falling oil prices have helped offset inventory declines in most states, keeping gas prices low. Also, demand has been …

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Former Rutherford County Sheriff to be Sentenced in September

A new judge handling the official corruption case of former Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold is postponing his sentencing until early September. Arnold is awaiting sentencing in a West Tennessee prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Marvin E. Aspen, who took the case this week from Judge Kevin Sharp, denied a request by Arnold to move …

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Transportation Funding Proposal Driving Forward

Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposal to boost transportation funding is now on equal footing in the Tennessee House and Senate. The measure that would include the state’s first gas tax hike since 1989 was advanced by the House Local Government Committee on Tuesday. That means the measure is now before the finance panels of both chambers …

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Transmitter Maintenance will Help Our Signal

Wednesday at noon WMSR will be doing some maintenance on its 5,000 watt AM transmitter. We will be running our backup transmitter at this time but it is much smaller with limited range. Our FM signal will not be affected. We will be replacing some large and very expensive capacitors. This is to provide a …

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Woman Accused of trying to bring drugs into the Coffee County Jail

On Sunday (March 26th 2017) Coffee County Corrections Officer Mitchell Bennett states that Lisa Michelle Roberts age 40 of Cedar Lane Beechgrove had turned herself into the Coffee County Jail to serve a sentence from the court. After receiving a tip that the subject may be bringing in drugs to the jail, she was taken …

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Law Enforcement searching for Wanted Man

Local law enforcement and the United States Marshall’s Service are looking for David Mizwicki. He is described as a white male, 6’2 220 lbs, brown hair and has multiple tattoos. Mizwicki has been seen in the Manchester area as well as the Estill Springs area of Franklin County. If anyone has any information concerning his …

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Unlocking the Truth: Incarceration Tied to Racial Achievement Gap

The mass incarceration of African Americans has contributed significantly to the racial achievement gap in the nation’s schools, according to a recent report. The so-called war on drugs vastly expanded the U.S. prison population. But while African Americans are no more likely to sell or use drugs, they are three times more likely to be …

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Hiring Fair to be held at Motlow

Motlow State Community College will host its annual HIRING Fair Tuesday, April 4, on the Moore County campus. The fair will be held from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Forrester Student Center, Lincoln County Bank Dining Hall. Area companies and staffing agencies are invited to participate free of charge. For more information or to reserve …

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