Lady Raider Tennis Claims District Team Tennis Title

A hard forehand off the racket of Lady Raider Alex Crossland struck the tape at the top of the net and eased across to give Coffee County their first district tennis team title this century on Monday afternoon.  The Lady Raiders scored wins in 4 of their 5 singles matches to upset Shelbyville on their …

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Plane Crash Kills Belvidere Woman

Crews responded Monday to investigate a small plane crash in Lincoln County. The Lincoln County EMA director confirmed the plane crash happened near 2 Steelman Rd. in Mulberry between Lynchburg and Fayetteville. The plane crashed into a pond. A worker at the scene told WAFF-TV the two-seat plane left Winchester, TN on Sunday and went …

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Tullahoma Police Investigating Forged Check Case

The District manager of Cash Express reported to police that an individual cashed a forged check at their business location in Tullahoma. According to a report on April 30 by Tullahoma Police Sgt. Phil Henderson, Lani Betke reported that an individual entered the East Carroll Street business and presented a check in the amount of …

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Heavy Law Enforcement During Cinco de Mayo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will increase patrols and conduct specialized traffic safety enforcement during the Cinco de Mayo holiday in an effort to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state.  State troopers will observe this year’s Cinco de Mayo holiday period Tuesday through midnight, on Wednesday, May 6. Last year, the 96-hour …

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Nepal: Helping Those Halfway Around the World

With the death toll in Nepal’s earthquake projected to climb to as many as 10,000 people, Tennesseans are looking for ways they can help. At the same time, organizations such as the Better Business Bureau, say scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of generosity. The BBB’s “give.org” website has information on charities providing …

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Move In Day Slightly Delayed For New Coffee County Jail

After a plan was put in place to start the task of moving inmates this week to the new Coffee County Jail, that process will start a little later. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has to activate the fingerprint machine and the NCIC (National Crime Information Center) hookup at the $22 million facility. Sheriff Steve …

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The “Big Payback” Is Tuesday

Nonprofits play an essential role across the region—in health, arts, environment, education and social services. In today’s economic environment, these organizations need to accomplish much more with much less. To celebrate Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and “payback” the work of nonprofits, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is bringing back The Big Payback. The …

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May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is designated as national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol have joined to share a unified message: Share the Road. “As the weather gets warmer, more and more motorcyclists will be on the road,” said Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole. “It takes everyone …

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Tullahoma To Honor Two Local Leaders

The Tullahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen will host a reception to honor two individuals who are retiring from their respective organizations: Col. Raymond Toth and Dr. MaryLou Apple. The public is invited to the reception Monday, May 11 from 4:30 to 5:30pm in the Council Chambers of the Tullahoma Municipal Building. Colonel Raymond Toth, …

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Fatal Accident In Summitville

One person was killed in a two vehicle crash Wednesday morning at the intersection of Highway 55 and Pete Sain Road. According to a report by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Corey Stuart, Edith Cox, 70, of Manchester was killed in the accident that occurred around 11:30 a.m. According to the trooper’s report, Cox was driving a …

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