Meeting of the Stones River Chapter Gold Star Wives of America

The group meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Alvin C York administration center at 1:30pm Local chapters carry our programs of service to their members and communities and are the “back bone” of Gold Star Wives. The work and policies of the organization have their beginnings at the Chapter level. Members-at-large living in …

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Former School Board Chairman Jimmy Sain Dies In Car Crash

James M. (Jimmy) Sain, of Hillsboro died as a result of the injuries he received in a one vehicle accident late Wednesday afternoon. According to a report filed by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Sgt. Larry Fraley, Sain was driving a 2001 Jeep traveling west off of State Hwy. 127 when the vehicle ran off the shoulder …

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Man Shot 13 Times In Tracy City

Wednesday morning around 2am police responded to a 911 call of an apparent shooting which occurred at the 10,000 block of Highway 41 in Tracy City. Tracy City Police Officer Nicole Brown was the first to arrive on the scene where she found the victim James David Street with multiple gunshot wounds. Tracy City Police …

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Flu Season Is On The Way

Medical professionals in Middle Tennessee are already gearing up for the flu season and urging people to get their flu shots early. They say the earlier the better, because the flu is a virus and can be active any time of the year, not just the colder months. The flu shot takes two weeks to …

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Tennessee Cities Top List of Migraine “Hot Spots”

Here’s a study that could give you a real headache: Three Tennessee cities top a list of migraine “hot spots,” according to a report by Sperling’s Best Places. For this survey, the demographic research firm analyzed the number of migraine-related drug prescriptions, people’s hours worked, commute time, environmental factors and diets. Dr. Jan Brandes, a …

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Fireworks Show Set For Sept 6 In Tullahoma

Bad weather put a stop to a fireworks display on July 3 in Tullahoma, but now the Tullahoma Kiwanis Club has announced they will host a fireworks show that was originally scheduled for the July 4th weekend this Sunday, September 6th at Wilkins Stadium. The show will take place at approximately 8:15 p.m., but plenty …

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Smyrna Man Facing Charges In Coffee County

David Scott Kelnhofer of Smyrna was arrested Tuesday after a Coffee County deputy found him to be in possession of drugs. The man was stopped by a deputy for a traffic violation after Coffee County Investigator James Sherrill observed Kelnhofer texting and driving erratic. As officers approached the SUV they allegedly observed drug paraphernalia laying …

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All 95 Tennessee Counties Have Adopted Annual Budget

For the first time in decades all 95 Tennessee counties have adopted their annual budget resolutions by August 31. This extraordinary achievement means that Tennessee counties are now operating under a locally adopted budget for the current fiscal year. Tennessee counties are also in full compliance with Public Chapter 170, Acts of 2015. This new …

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Chicken Farm Loses Contract After Abuse Uncovered

A Tennessee chicken farm has lost its contract to provide chickens for McDonald’s through Tyson Foods, after the chicken supplier announced it was terminating its contract with the farmer. Late last week, the animal rights group Mercy for Animals released the results of an undercover investigation which it says documented the abuse of chickens at …

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Area-Wide College and Career Fair To Be Held At Motlow

Motlow College will host its annual Area-Wide College and Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 10, inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. Motlow invites its student body, students from area high schools and those who are home-schooled, and the general public. The event is set for 9 – 11:30 a.m. and will include representatives …

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