Tullahoma Man Arrested For 16th Time

A Tullahoma man is being held in the Coffee County Jail on a $44,000 bond after being arrested for the same offence for the 16th time, March 29th on Highway 55. 40 year old Nathaniel Allen Love of the Old Tullahoma Highway, Tullahoma was charged with driving on his 16th charge of driving on a …

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Drug Bust On I-24 In Coffee County

A member of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s East Bureau Interdiction Plus team arrested two men on drug related charges in Coffee County last Friday, March 27. Driver Osman Mohamed, 40, of Kansas City, Kan., and passenger Sheikh Abdulqadir, 57, of Kansas City, Mo., were arrested and charged with possession of schedule IV drugs with intent …

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Weekly Gas Price Report

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Libya caused oil prices to briefly spike last week nationwide, but stayed about the same in Tennessee. “The increase in oil came at a time when gasoline supplies in Florida are already tight,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “March is the peak month for gasoline …

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Three Churches Vandalized In Bedford County

This past weekend three churches were vandalized on Midland Rd. in Bedford County. The churches were Blankenship Methodist, Midland Heights, and Westside Church. Several windows were broken by objects being thrown through the windows. If anyone has information, please contact the investigations division at the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 931-684-3232. If your tip leads …

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Hug It Out: Experts Warn Against Physically Punishing Children

A new study from Duke University warns against resorting to physical punishment. In the study of 1,000 children and mothers from eight different countries, researchers found that maternal warmth can’t dampen the anxiety and aggression connected to physical punishment. “A parent who is both causing pain to the child by frequently hitting a child, but …

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Fire Takes Down Coffee County Home

Heavy smoke covered the New Union community on Saturday as fire destroyed a home... Photo provided

A fire on Maple Springs Dr in the New Union Community destroyed a home around 3pm on Saturday. Eric Smith and Cassie Hudson Smith lived in the home along with their 3 small children. The family escaped but they lost everything to the blaze. New Union Fire Chief Sammy Morton said the home was fully …

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Unemployment Rates Drop In All Counties

County unemployment rates for February show the rates decreased in all 95 counties. Coffee County went from 6.7 to 5.9 percent. 23,290 people are employed in Coffee County and 1,470 are currently without a job in the county. Warren County’s unemployment rate for February was 6.4 percent it was 7.3 in January. Grundy County dropped …

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Burning Debris? Permit Needed Until May 15

The winter storms hit hard on Tennessee’s landscape. Heavy ice brought down limbs and trees across the state. Brush pile burning is one of the best ways for landowners to clean up woody debris from the storms. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is reminding citizens that outdoor burning requires a permit through …

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Hope for Protecting Children from Kidney Disease

New hope is on the horizon for children suffering from chronic kidney disease, thanks to the results of a new study that, for the first time, identifies some of the factors that can lead to kidney failure. Dr. Bradley Warady of Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., is the co-principal investigator on the study, …

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Chicago Family Thanks Local First Responders

On Mother’s Day 2014 Manchester Police responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-24 at mile marker 110. The Fonseca family involved was traveling from their home in Chicago to a family vacation in Florida. Son Andy was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt Hospital due to his severe injuries. Andy sustained numerous fractures …

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