H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Brelie Sons!!! Brelie, the daughter of Susan and Ronnie Garner, is a ninth grader at Coffee County Raider Academy. Brelie was nominated because, “she represents the best at CCRA. She always uses good manners, is kind and helpful to fellow students, has a positive attitude and is a hard …

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Traffic Violation leads to Woman’s Arrest

An Estill Springs woman was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol Feb. 19 on drug charges. Jami Ann Cole, 32, of Sharron Drive, Estill Springs was charged with manufacturing/delivering/selling/possession of a controlled substance and unlawful drug paraphernalia and activities. According to warrants obtained by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Randy Euler, a vehicle that Cole was riding …

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As TN Rape Kits Sit on Shelves, State Comptroller Urges Update

At last count, more than 9,000 rape kits sat on shelves in storage across Tennessee, but that number could be even higher. The state Comptroller’s Office is recommending that lawmakers ask for an update on the status of processing the kits – at the same time that a national campaign is releasing a series of …

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SNAP Benefits/EBT Card Outage this Weekend

There will be a statewide SNAP benefit outage this weekend for all EBT cardholders. It will start at 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 and end Sunday, Feb. 25 at 8 a.m. During that nine-hour period, anyone with an EBT card will not be able to use it. No benefits will be lost during the system …

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Tullahoma to Receive Grants for Recycling

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced $6,041,629 in grants to support community recycling efforts in a statewide effort to reduce landfill waste. “TDEC is committed to increasing the diversion and beneficial use of materials that would otherwise end up in landfills or contaminating our waters,” said TDEC Commissioner Bob Martineau. “These …

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Fatal Crash in Tullahoma

Cody Ray Clark, 22, of Riddle Lane Estill Springs was pronounced dead on arrival at Tennova—Harton Hospital Sunday night following a single vehicle crash on East Moore Street in Tullahoma. According to a Tullahoma Police report by Cpl. Tommy Elliott, a 1996 Toyota Camry operated by Clark was traveling on East Moore Street when he …

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Inmate Escapes Bedford County Jail for 5th Time

An inmate known for escaping police custody has done it again. According to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Andrew Phillip Marshall was reported missing around 5 a.m. Monday morning. This is the 5th time Marshall has escaped. Marshall escaped the jail by climbing into a vent in the ceiling of his cell which put him …

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Gas Prices Continue to Fall

Motorists are seeing steady declines at the gas pump. Tennessee gas prices have declined the last 14 consecutive days for a total of nine cents. During the past week, the state average dropped six cents. Tuesday’s state average of $2.32 is three cents less than a month ago, and 25 cents more than this time …

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Legislative Proposals have been introduced to Help Fight Opioid Addiction

Combating Tennessee’s opioid crisis: More than a dozen legislative proposals have been introduced. Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to address the opioid epidemic focuses on addiction prevention and rehabilitation for addicts – a combo attack many hope will put a significant dent in the number of residents affected. About $25 million of the $30 million in …

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33 Death Row Inmates Challenging 3 Drug Combination in Lethal Injections

As Tennessee eyes a wave of executions, attorneys for 33 death row inmates are challenging the three-drug combination in lethal injections. Tuesday’s lawsuit in Davidson County Chancery Court claims these drugs haven’t been used yet in Tennessee but present a substantial risk of serious and severe pain and suffering and were used in botched executions …

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