Lawsuit Filed after Fatal Accident in 2015

A terrible accident occurred on New Year’s Eve, 2015 in Winchester that took the life of three people including twin 7 year-old boys James and John Hill of Hillsboro. Their parents Aaron and Lynetta Hill were also injured. Mary Jane Parks, 83, of Winchester was also killed in the 3-vehicle accident. Aaron and Lynetta Hill, …

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Drug Investigation leads to Two Teachers being Suspended in Warren County

Two teachers have been suspended as a result of an investigation into allegations of drug involvement at Hickory Creek School in Warren County. Jordan Underhill and Lisa Miller have reportedly been suspended indefinitely as the Warren County Sheriff’s Department investigation is ongoing. Recently fifth-grade teacher Jason Moore was arrested after allegedly purchasing $225 worth of …

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Shelbyville Police Needs Your Help

The Shelbyville Police Department needs your assistance locating Alfonzo Leonardo Domingo Sebastian. Sebastian was previously arrested for aggravated statutory rape and was released on bond on the condition of his appearance in Circuit Court for trial. Sebastian failed to appear and is believed to now be hiding to avoid prosecution. If you know his whereabouts …

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Martin Methodist College signs Articulation Agreement with Motlow College

Martin Methodist College signed an articulation agreement with Motlow State Community College last week at Motlow State’s campus in Tullahoma. At the event, both schools’ presidents announced an additional $10,000 Victoria Martin Scholarship for Motlow State students continuing their educations at Martin Methodist. The articulation agreement strengthens ties between both colleges, allowing Motlow State graduates …

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Local LEGO teams place in the East Tennessee FIRST® LEGO® League Championships

Six of the 24 FIRST® LEGO® League teams sponsored by the AEDC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Outreach Program placed in their division at the East Tennessee FIRST® LEGO® League Championships. At the East Tennessee Championship competition held at Tennessee Tech University the Red Robo Raiders from Coffee County Middle School in Manchester …

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Wanted Man Captured

Billy S. Dykes, a Coffee County man wanted for kidnapping and other charges in Bedford County was arrested Wednesday, April 26, by Coffee County Deputies. Dykes, 32, allegedly kidnapped an ex-girlfriend and her children from Bedford Manor Apartments in Bedford County on April 3. He allegedly pointed a gun at her and told her that …

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Three Local Schools to receive Read to be Ready Summer Grant Money

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced on Thursday that more than 11,000 students in 107 communities across the state will benefit from the 2017 Read to be Ready Summer Grant program, which funds educational camps that target rising first, second, and third graders who are not on grade level in reading during the critical summer months. …

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Haslam’s Improve Act Signed into Law

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed his wide-ranging proposal that increases Tennessee’s gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes. On Wednesday, the governor signed the bill that includes Tennessee’s first gas tax increase since 1989. The changes take effect July 1. Both chambers passed the bill last week. In a final vote Monday, the …

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High School Student looking to become Tullahoma’s Youngest Alderman

A Tullahoma High School senior could become the youngest person ever elected to serve on the city’s board of alderman. 18 year-old Michael Celiberti earlier this week was able to talk the current aldermen and mayor to vote to change the city’s charter, lowering the minimum age to run for office from 21 to 18. …

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April’s Hometown Hero

Al White Motors and WMSR (Thunder Radio) are teaming up to honor those who serve that thin blue line, our local law enforcement. Each month someone in law enforcement will be honored as a Hometown Hero. Our hero this month is Coffee County Deputy Larry McKelvey. He has been a corrections officer with the Coffee …

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