Fire Burns Manchester Home

On Friday night at 11:15pm Manchester Fire & Rescue received a report of a house fire at 412 W High Street. Crews arrived on the scene and the home was fully engulfed in flames. Firemen made an aggressive attack on the fire extinguishing it about an hour later. Tullahoma Fire & Rescue responded to provide …

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DUI Suspect Stopped in Coffee Co. After Allegedly Hitting Nashville Policeman

A Nashville Police officer was injured while responding to an early Sunday morning hit and run crash on I-40. Several lanes were shut down at the time after two people were hit by a driver who didn’t stop. The officer was taken to an area hospital to be treated. A witness called police with a …

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Bedford County Jail Escapee Captured

Authorities captured a man who escaped from the Bedford County Jail. Andrew Marshall was visiting his wife’s grandmother in Estill Springs when taken into custody by Franklin County deputies. Marshall escaped the jail twice in 2017. Marshall had just finished taking a shower around 1:30 a.m. Thursday when he ran out the door at the …

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Bomb Threat at Shelbyville Bank Building

Police are investigating a bomb threat that was made Friday morning against the US Bank building downtown Shelbyville. Detective Lt. Brian Crews of the Shelbyville Police Department said, “The caller stated, ‘There is a bomb in the building, it is going to explode.” Crews said the caller is believed to have been a male. Shelbyville …

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Senator Janice Bowling appointed as Deputy Speaker of the Tennessee Senate

State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) was appointed to a key leadership role in the Tennessee Senate by Lt. Governor Randy McNally. She will be the first woman to hold the position of Deputy Speaker of the Senate. The announcement was made on Friday on the floor of the Senate. “Janice Bowling is a strong, valuable …

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State Lawmakers to Discuss Medical Marijuana

Two Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation to make medical marijuana legal in Tennessee, but only in oil-based products. Senator Steve Dickerson of Nashville and Representative Jeremy Faison of Cosby announced the bill’s filing Thursday amid wide support for medical marijuana in state polls. The lawmakers said they believe the change could benefit 65,000 Tennesseans. Patients …

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Burglaries Reported at Three Manchester Businesses

Manchester Police is investigating the burglary of three businesses in the early morning hours of Thursday Jan. 17, 2018. According to Investigator Jackie Matheny, thieves broke into Great Clips and Posh Nails located on Relco Drive near Walmart and Pappy’s Restaurant located on Skinner Flat Road. The thieves reportedly took an undisclosed amount of money …

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Inmate Escapes Bedford County Jail for 3rd Time

Authorities are searching for an inmate who has escaped for the third time from a jail in Bedford County early Thursday morning. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office says that Andrew Marshall escaped the Bedford County jail during the overnight hours. Marshall was among three inmates who escaped from the jail in September 2017. He escaped …

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Man Cited to Court for Shoplifting Newspapers

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. We reported that around 200 copies of the Manchester Times had been stolen from Walmart. A Manchester man has now been cited for shoplifting after allegedly taking the papers without paying for them. The 20 year-old Manchester man was cited by Manchester Police Department …

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Home Damaged by Fire in Bell Buckle

One person was injured in a fire at a home in Bedford County Wednesday evening. The fire began at a home on Coop Road in Bell Buckle around 5 p.m. The Bedford County Fire Department said one person was taken to an area hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. The fire department returned to the …

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