Manchester City Schools Receives Exemplary District Status

Every spring, students’ in Tennessee skills and academic progress are measured by a set of statewide assessments called the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, or TCAP. Students in third through eighth grade take the tests. Results from 2015 have been announced and Manchester City Schools have a reason to celebrate! Here is Sandra Morris, Interim Director …

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Drug Charges Filed Against a Man and Woman From Manchester

Michael Brent Clowers, 29 and Constance Nicole Love, 33 both of Manchester were arrested over the weekend on drug charges. The charges against the two include, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, possession of schedule II and introduction of drugs into a county institution. Clowers was driving a vehicle and was pulled over by Manchester Officer …

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Tullahoma Man Facing Several Charges After An Incident On Sunday

A Tullahoma man was arrested on several charges following an incident Sunday Aug. 2 at the intersection of Lincoln and Jackson Streets. Joel C. Rogers of Cedar Lane was charged with aggravated assault, possession of schedule II and possession of schedule IV. The arrest came after an alleged incident involving Rogers and the driver of …

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Manchester Police Need Help Identifying Suspect

The Manchester Police Department is attempting to identify a female that may have been involved in a car burglary. On Saturday, at approximately 2 pm, a vehicle was burglarized at Raider Academy and a brown Coach purse was stolen from the vehicle. According to a Facebook post, the car and items stolen belong to someone …

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Car Burglaries Lead To Beechgrove Woman Being Charged

A Beechgrove woman has been arrested in connection with a string of car burglaries and one count of fraudulent use of a credit card. Tiffany Lee Corrigan, 22, of Old Hickory Road, Beechgrove was arrested July 27 by Tullahoma Police Investigator Tyler Hatfield on the charges. Warrants allege that Corrigan took property totaling $3,643 from …

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Record Month For TennCare Fraud

The month of July brought a record for the state‚Äôs Office of Inspector General (OIG) in terms of the amount of money people have been ordered to repay the state for TennCare fraud. In July, people convicted of TennCare fraud were ordered to make $154,000 in restitution to TennCare. In total, TennCare fraud restitutions have …

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Heroin Use on Rise, Experts Examine Connection to Other Addictions

Heroin use and abuse in the United States is rising among most age groups and income levels, according to a recent report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Usage has risen fastest, more than doubling, for young adults. The reasons behind the rise are complicated, said CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden. But …

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Man Pleads Guilty to a 2012 Coffee County Murder

Troy King of Grundy County plead guilty to 2nd degree murder in Coffee County Circuit court Wednesday. He was accused of murdering Thomas Colucci at a residence just outside Manchester in November of 2012. He also entered a plea of guilty to theft over $1,000. Investigators alleged that Troy King killed Colucci and they said …

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Update–Former Treasurer Charged With Taking Money From The Tullahoma Little League Association

We have an update on the money missing from the Tullahoma Little League. According to League President Heather Tucker, the alleged offender, the treasurer of the league had admitted to her and Paul Jackson, the regional league president, that he had taken the money. That person has now been identified as Timothy Ryan Brewer, 31, …

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Shelbyville Woman Arrested On Drug Charges In Manchester

On Wednesday Officer Daniel Ray of the Manchester Police Department spotted a female behind the former Southern Family Foods on the Hillsboro Blvd. According to a warrant, the officer spoke with the woman who stated that she was calling her mother. The officer states that the subject appeared nervous and impaired. In the warrant Officer …

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