Man Charged with taking Meat without paying for it

A Manchester man was arrested after he allegedly took meat products from Kroger in Tullahoma and trying to leave without paying for them. Store employee William Stephenson reported on July 13 to Tullahoma Police Officer John Bratten that Jerry Williamson, 52, of Mill Street, Manchester placed several packages of steak from the meat department in …

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Grant Money for Soccer Complex in Manchester

The Manchester Tourism and Community Development Commission in partnership with the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce and Manchester Parks and Recreation announced they have received a $41,000 tourism enhancement grant from the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development & Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. These funds along with $17,000 from the Manchester Tourism and …

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Former Tullahoma resident donates to ‘Books for Binns’ project at Motlow’s Clayton-Glass Library

Former Tullahoma resident Brad Scott recently donated seven college football related books to the Motlow State Community College Clayton-Glass Library as part of the ‘Books for Binns’ project. The project is named for Lawson Binns Jordan, who was the first radio play-by-play broadcaster of Motlow State sports in the 1970s. Jordan also worked at the …

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Political Forum held Thursday Night–Early Voting starts Friday

The Manchester Times and Thunder Radio hosted a political forum on Thursday evening at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. Candidates for Manchester School Board, Alderman, Mayor, Tennessee State Representative and State Senate spoke and answered questions during the event. If you missed the forum or would like to re-listen, go to WMSRradio.com and click on …

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Bonnaroo Attendee Died from Multiple Blunt Force Injuries

Casey J. Young, 22, of Louisville KY, a Bonnaroo attendee back in June died after he was struck by two vehicles. A medical examiner in Nashville has determined that Young died as a result of an accident. The accident occurred in the early morning hours on June 11 and Assistant County Medical Examiner Emily H. …

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Tennessee Receives $250K for Violence Prevention

Tennessee programs will receive a quarter of a million dollars to support injury and violence prevention programs. The grant is part of $30 million distributed nationwide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reduce injury and violence related mortality. Angela Marr, practice integration and evaluation branch chief for the CDC Injury Center, …

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Some County Offices getting more Storage Space

Four Coffee County offices are housed in the Justice Center building in Manchester and have had storage issues for some time. The offices are the Circuit Court Clerk, Chancery Court, Clerk and Master, Youth Services, and Probation. Coffee County officials are trying to improve the situation by transforming some of the cell blocks at the …

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Franklin County Woman Charged with Statutory Rape

A 59 year old Franklin County woman is being held in the Franklin County Jail under a $30,000 bond after being arrested for 3 counts of statutory rape. Janis M. Hill of Wilder’s Chapel Road, Decherd was arrested last week after being indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on the charges. The indictments allege …

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Thin Blue Line Banner donated to Manchester Police

The Manchester Police Department would like to thank Harden Signs for creating and donating the “thin blue line” banner and installing it on the outside wall of city hall as a show of respect for the law enforcement community. Manchester Police Department says that Harden Signs has been a local business in Manchester for many …

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Possible Animal tries to break in Cannon County Home

Just exactly what was trying to break into a Cannon County residence recently is the question that the TWRA is searching to provide the answer for. According to Cannon County Sheriff Department reports, Deputies were dispatched to a Vanhooser Road on Monday in reference to someone or something trying to break down the back door …

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