Coffee County Jail Inmate Found Deceased

David Arch Bass age 55 of Allen St Tullahoma was found deceased in his cell at the Coffee County Jail on Thursday morning. He was being housed on charges of aggravated assault and setting fire to personal property. Since the death occurred in a penal institution the investigation has been taken over by the TBI. According …

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Jackson, TN Man Runs from Police and then Captured

Marcus T. Odum age 24 of Deaderick St Jackson TN was arrested on Friday afternoon by Manchester Police Officer Dustan Foster after what started off to be a simple traffic stop. Foster says he observed a vehicle with no brake lights and was crossing the center line several times. He said he activated his blue …

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Drug Bust in Manchester

Manchester Police Investigator Jonathan Anthony arrested Baron Luderick Clabaugh age 29 of Anthony Lane Shelbyville on Thursday with Manufacturing/delivering/selling/possession of a controlled substance. The arrest warrant indicates that Clabaugh was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. The Manchester Police Department canine was on the scene and alerted to the …

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Manchester Man Facing Charges after an incident at McDonalds

Manchester Police Sergeant Devin DeFord responded to McDonald’s on the Hillsboro Highway early Friday morning in reference to a possible impaired driver in the drive-thru. DeFord made contact with the driver and says the man allegedly had a very strong odor of intoxicant, slurred speech and was very aggressive towards the officer. The man identified …

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Bojangles’ to Open Manchester Location on Tuesday, May 31

It’s almost Bo Time in Manchester! On Tuesday, May 31, (Tuesday) Bojangles’ will open its newest restaurant in Manchester, Tenn., located at 2206 Hillsboro Road, just in time to be your destination for everything from summertime picnics to tailgating before the big local music festival. Opening day will kick off at 4 a.m. with free …

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New Jobs coming to Winchester

The Franklin County Commission has unanimously approved to allow Winchester’s Phoenix Boats to purchase 42 acres of “pad ready” land in the county’s Industrial Park. The commission agreed to sell the land for $147,000. The boat manufacturer already has a plant in Winchester. Phoenix Boats’ new building will be about 150,000 square feet in size. …

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Tennessee and other States Suing Obama Administration

Tennessee and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools. The lawsuit announced Wednesday also includes Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, Utah, Arizona and Georgia. The challenge follows a federal directive to U.S. schools this month to let transgender students use the …

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TDOT Suspends All Construction-Related Lane Closures

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning Friday at 12 noon through next Tuesday morning, May 31st. This is expected to provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists who will be traveling in the state during this Memorial Day weekend. TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said nearly …

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State Parks want you to use Heat-Treated Wood for Campfires

Beginning June 1, Tennessee State Parks will advise visitors to use certified heat-treated wood. The new policy aims to prevent or slow the introduction of exotic insects or diseases into parks that could otherwise threaten the health of trees and forests. Visitors who want to have a campfire can bring certified heat-treated firewood into a …

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Memorial Day Event on the Square in Manchester

The event begins at 11am, but if cannot attend in person Thunder Radio will be broadcasting the event live. AGENDA Opening by 3 Commanders (Legion, VFW, & DAV) Opening Prayer with Rev Rocky Whray (Legion Mbr) Post Colors Raised by Sheriff’s Honor Guard, National Anthem (duet by Karen Wainwright and Langdon Spangler) Introduction of Stage …

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