Shelbyville Man Arrested For Doctor Shopping

A Bedford County resident is charged with doctor shopping for drugs, using TennCare healthcare insurance benefits as payment. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Brian Keith Tucker, 39, of Shelbyville. Tucker, is charged in Bedford County with three counts of doctor shopping. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest. …

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Teenager Committed To Department of Children’s Services

The Warren County High School student who took a gun to school last week prompting a lockdown has pled guilty in Juvenile Court to the charge of delinquency to the act of possessing a firearm on school property. The teenager has been committed to the Department of Children’s Services. There he is expected to receive …

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Tennesseans Celebrate “The Year of Wilderness”

Residents across the state are preparing to celebrate a historic anniversary – the 50th year of the Wilderness Act. The act was signed into law on Sept. 3, 1964, establishing the National Wilderness Preservation System “as a mechanism to have kind of a unified way of giving protections to wild places that we want to …

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Man Charged In Burglary Cases Indicted By Grand Jury

A man charged with committing burglaries in various parts of Coffee County was indicted by the August term of the Coffee County Grand Jury. Shawn Luce, 25, of Florida was suspected of some 70 burglaries in Manchester, Tullahoma and rural Coffee County was named in sealed indictments by the panel. He is indicted on charges …

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County Unemployment Goes Up Again

County unemployment rates for July show the rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five and remained the same in four counties. Coffee County went up for the second month in a row, going from 6.6 in June to 7.0 percent in July. Grundy County went from 9.4 to 9.7 percent. Cannon County went from …

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After Going Missing 79 Years Ago Soilder To Have Proper Burial

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of Private First Class Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville. Harris was serving with the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division on January 2, 1945 when his platoon was holding a defensive position in France near the German border …

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Charter Internet Down Over The Weekend

Charter Communications Inc. said late Saturday that the company was aware of some customers experiencing Internet outages across its service area. Charter spokeswoman Kim Haas says the company is working to restore service and says the cause is unknown. She said the issues were “intermittent across parts of our footprint.” Most Service in Coffee County …

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Raiders Fall In Opener

Red Raider football began the 2014 campaign Friday night in Franklin, TN with a match-up against Battle Ground Academy. Coffee County fell behind big at halftime, 35-7 but did not quit. The only score came on a Cody Howes 93-yard kickoff return. The Raiders came out in the 2nd half fired up and score two …

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Manchester Man Arrested On Sex Related Charges

Troy Rogers intake photo   A Manchester man is free on a $70,000 bond after being arrested on sex related charges. Troy David Rogers, 72, of Union Drive, Manchester was indicted by the August term of the Coffee County Grand Jury for two counts of aggravated sexual battery under 13 years of age. According to …

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