2/14/16 — Mattie G. McClendon

flower vase 2Mattie G. McClendon 74, of Tullahoma passed Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Life Care Center.

She was the daughter of the late Hulen Bonner and Fannie Whittaker Bonner. She was preceded death by her husband, Rossie McClendon, three sisters, Viola Ingle, Willie Pauline Hendon and Josephine Bonner, brother, Johnny E. Bonner.

She is survived by two brothers, Doyle (Dora) Bonner of Shelbyville, TN and Hullon (Patricia) Bonner of Antioch, TN and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A special devoted friend, George Greer.

Visitation Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm at South Jackson Church of Christ with Funeral Services to follow at 2:00 pm at South Jackson Church of Christ with Bro. Chris Whittaker officiating and Bro. Ronnie Wells as Eulogist.

Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

02/04/16-William Todd Scott

Scott, William Todd, of Estill Springs, passed this life on Monday,
February 1st, 2016 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 50.
Mr. Scott was born in Coffee County to Billy and Elaine Smith Scott of
Tullahoma, who survive. During his life he worked as a machinist for
several companies including Yates, Superior Machine and Tool and Micro
Tech. In addition to being a machinist, he also worked as a carpenter for
Jeff Scott Construction. Mr. Scott was of the Church of Christ faith and
was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. In addition to his parents, he is
survived by his wife Charlena Scott of Estill Springs; three daughters,
Jordan Scott of Alto, Lindsay Scott of Estill Springs and Charleigh Scott
of Estill Springs; one brother, Jeff Scott and his wife Cindy of
Tullahoma; brother-in-law, Charles Liles and his wife Leisa of
Winchester; father-in law and mother-in-law, Charles and Linda Liles of
Estill Springs; his lifelong best friend, Willie Kimzey and his wife
Jill; and niece and nephew, Whitney Scott and Drew Scott and his wife
Marissa. Visitation for Mr. Scott will be held on Wednesday, February
3rd, 2016 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 4:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will
be held on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 2:00pm at the church of Christ
at Cedar Lane with Bro. Byron Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at
New Center Grove Cemetery in Franklin County.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Burch & Stanley Attorneys at Law Student of the Week 22 January 2016

The Burch & Stanley attorneys at law “Student of the Week” for 22 January 2016 is Sarah Huffman. Sarah is in the fifth grade at Bel-Aire Elementary School in Tullahoma. She is the daughter of proud parents Susan and Fred. She was nominated and selected to receive this award because she is positive and energetic, always ready to put her best effort forth regardless of the assignment. She sets a positive example for all her classmates. Sarah is also a great citizen and is helpful to both fellow students and teachers. Sarah is on swim team and her event is the 100 meter freestyle. She is also involved in many after-school activities: 4H, Art Club, Yearbook Staff and PBS (Positive Behavior) Committee. She plans on being a either a Veterinarian Youtube personality. She was presented with a plaque (courtesy of K&S Trophies of Tullahoma) and a set of tickets to an up-coming Nashville Predators game. Congratulations to Sarah Huffman, the Burch & Stanley attorneys at law “Student of the Week”.

The Burch and Stanley Attorneys at Law Student of the Week Sarah Huffman with Trinina Stanley

The Burch and Stanley Attorneys at Law Student of the Week Sarah Huffman with Trinina Stanley

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birthday cakeBirthdays:
Ricky Woods, 65 — Pizza Winner!

Keesha Hulley, 11

Jeanette Chambers, 48

Brandon Bell, 35

Jessica Blocker

Tullahoma Man Arrested After He’s Caught Driving 3rd Time On Revoked License

Timothy Dewayne Brandon

Timothy Dewayne Brandon

Tennessee Highway Patrolman Randy Euller stopped a vehicle on Saturday morning on Warren St in Tullahoma. A check of the driver, Timothy Dewayne Brandon discovered that his driver’s license had been revoked, third offense. Brandon, 45 of Helen St Tullahoma was charged with driving on revoked or suspended license and habitual traffic offender.
Brandon was booked in at the Coffee County Jail under a bond of $14,500 and has a court date of December 8, 2015.

Fire Damages Hillsboro Home

fire 10-28 -15 COn Wednesday afternoon Deputy Carey Baldwin responded to a call of a house fire at 465 Ben Lasater Road in Hillsboro. When the deputy arrived and spoke to Mr. Cody R. Foust he advised the deputy that he was outside and noticed smoke coming from the home. Foust said that it looked like it was coming from a bedroom and he called 911. Foust stated that he has been having trouble with the breaker tripping a couple of times over the past month.
According to the deputy’s report, the home suffered extensive smoke damage, but the majority of the fire was contained to the bedroom.
In the report the Hillsboro Fire Department stated that the fire started in the bedroom closet and that it appeared the fire started due to wiring.

Fatal Accident In Manchester Late Friday Night

pedestrain killedAn accident on Friday night in Manchester took the life of a local female.
According Dwight Vandagriff of the Manchester Police Department, the accident took place around 11:35pm and involved a pickup and a pedestrian. Vandargriff says that apparently 44 year-old Angela D Kline of Oakdale St in Manchester was walking across Hwy 55 near Coffee County High School when she was struck by the truck. Kline was pronounced dead at the scene.
Manchester Police, Manchester Fire and Rescue, Coffee County EMS and the Tennessee Highway Patrol worked the accident area as the highway had to be closed for a period of time.

New Task For To Help Rural Communities

Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd

Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd

Tennessee is creating a new task force to advance economic development in rural Tennessee.
Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd said in a news release the Rural Development Task Force is being created to help rural areas of the state reach the same economic success as urban areas. Goals include recruiting new businesses, increasing educational attainment, supporting rural entrepreneurship, promoting rural tourism and supporting agri-business.
The task force will include members of the state legislature along with leaders from many state agencies and other public and private parties.
Boyd and Gov. Bill Haslam announced the creation of the task force earlier this week saying it will begin meeting next month.

Robin Leigh Russ

Funeral services for Ms. Robin Leigh Russ, age 50, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mark Barron officiating.

Burial will follow in Hurricane Grove Cemetery.

Visitation with the Russ family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday at the church.

Robin passed away Saturday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in flower 4Nashville, following an extended illness.

Robin was born in Manchester, TN, the daughter of the late Watt Russ and Cherry Mason Russ, who survives.

She was employed in the nursing field for the past 30 years and was currently employed at Unity Medical Center in Manchester. She loved to cook and enjoyed traveling.

In addition to her mother, Robin is also survived by one brother, Mason (Misti) Russ of Manchester; one sister, Shannon (Donnie) Frazier of Manchester; and three nephews, Nathaniel Russ, Cole and Grant Frazier.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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