72 Year-Old Manchester Man Arrested For Child Porn

72 year old John Brown Ramsey Jr of Manchester was arrested last week on 33 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Manchester Police Investigator Butch Stewart served warrants several weeks ago on Ramsey to take his computer to send it to the TBI for testing. According to the indictments, Ramsey possessed the pornographic material. …

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Manchester Woman Facing Sex Charge

A Manchester woman was arrested on statutory rape charges after an alleged incident that occurred on Wednesday April 22. 48 year old Kimberly Faye Sherrell of Archery Lane, Manchester is accused of having oral sex with a 14 year old autistic boy. The teenager was apparently able to tell Manchester police what had happened to …

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After Nearly Two Years Murder Trial Will Finally Begin

One of four defendants charged in the 2013 murder of Corey N. Matthews will go on trial May 4. David Jenkins is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m. on May 4 in Franklin County Circuit Court with Judge Thomas Graham presiding. Jenkins, along with John Corey Lanier, Coty Keith Holmes and Todd E. Dalton, have …

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Woodbury Police Chief Arrested

The Woodbury, TN police chief was indicted last week by a federal grand jury and now faces charges for stealing federal program funds and wire fraud. Kevin Mooneyham was taken into custody by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Friday morning. Authorities say from 2013 to March 2015 Mooneyham was responsible for administering and overseeing overtime …

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Gov Haslam Signs New Guns In Parks Law

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill to strip local governments of the power to bar people with handgun carry permits from being armed in parks, playgrounds and sports fields. The bill got tied up amid bickering between Republicans who control both the state House and Senate, and only passed once lawmakers agreed to remove …

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E-Mail Warning From The BBB

In today’s society, almost anyone could be sued at any point in time, and that’s what makes a malicious malware scam so effective. The Better Business Bureau warns business and consumers to watch out for fake emails that summons you for a court appearance. If you’ve received an email stating that you are supposed to …

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Open House Is Saturday At The New Jail and County To Outsource Jail’s Healthcare

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Dept. will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new jail on Saturday and the public is invited to attend. The $22 million, 400-bed facility is located at 3176 Hillsboro Highway. The open house will take place from 1-5 p.m. Inside the new jail visitors will find separate quarters …

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Shelbyville Man Facing Sex Crime Charges

On Wednesday, members of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office arrested Eddie P. Pilkington, age 62, of Shelbyville, for Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Pilkington’s arrest comes after good teamwork between the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Winchester Police Department’s ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Unit. On March 25, 2015, investigators from both agencies …

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Proposal To Ban Alcohol Sales To People With Multiple DUI’s Fails

A House panel has defeated a proposal to ban alcohol sales to people with three or more drunken driving convictions. The House budget subcommittee rejected the measure on a voice vote this week. The bill would have required the words “No Alcohol Sales” be printed on the license of people with at least three DUI …

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The Non-Smoking “Gun”: E-cigarette Use Triples Among Young People

E-cigarettes are increasing in popularity and new data released from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicates some of its success is due in part to a popularity among middle and high schoolers. New information indicates e-cigarette usage tripled among ‘tweens and teens from 2013 to 2014. …

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