Normandy Lake Project being conducted to Improve Angler Catch Rates

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in Region II has built over 900 structures to be placed in area lakes as fish attractors. The North and South Reservoir crews along with those from Normandy and Springfield Hatcheries set up an assembly line of sorts to construct these odd-looking structures. Concrete blocks, corrugated pipes and concrete are …

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Tennessee 13th Deadliest State for Drug Overdoses

A new report says that Tennessee is the 13th deadliest state when it comes to drug overdoses. The CDC report says that in 2016 alone, there were 1,630 overdose deaths in Tennessee, for an average of 24.5 deaths per every 100,000 residents. Drug overdose deaths among US residents totaled 70,237 in 2017, nearly 6,600 more …

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Motlow Winter Break and Registration Information

Motlow State Community College will close for winter break on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 4:30 p.m., and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow locations, including the Fayetteville, McMinnville, Moore County and Smyrna campuses. The registration deadline for …

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Coffee County Government meetings THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 10

MEETINGS THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 10, 2018 Tuesday, December 11 5:00 p.m. – Budget & Finance Committee Wednesday, December 12 10:00 a.m. – Rural Solid Waste/Sanitation 4:30 p.m. – Personnel & Compensation Committee Thursday, December 13 5:00 p.m. – Law Enforcement Committee

Local Schools to Receive Grant Money

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Thursday the 218 public school recipients of the 2019 Read to be Ready Summer Grants, which will provide a total of $8,900,000 in funding for tuition-free, month-long literacy-focused summer camps for 8,910 students in need across the state. For summer 2019, the fourth year of the grant program, the department …

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Wreaths Across America to Place Wreaths on Military Veterans Graves in Coffee County on Dec. 15th

The Coffee County Wreaths Across America Committee will hold ceremonies at several locations in Coffee County and place memorial wreaths and wreaths on military veterans graves on December 15th. The first ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at the old county court house on the square in Manchester where seven ceremonial wreaths will be …

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Mr. and Miss Motlow Named

Motlow State Community College’s Moore County campus recently selected its Mr. and Miss Motlow representatives for the 2018-19 academic year. Miss Motlow is Kallie Hill, from Pelham, who is majoring in health sciences; and Mr. Motlow, J.C. Williams, from Estill Springs, who is majoring in electrical engineering. Kallie and J.C. will represent Motlow at various …

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H&R Block Student of the Week

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Timothy Poteete!!! Timothy, the son of Timothy, Sr. and Jessica Poteete is a fifth grader at New Union Elementary School. According to his teacher, Mrs. Helms, Timothy was nominated because he is an amazing young man. Timothy consistently displays patience, respectfulness and kindness to everyone he encounters. The school …

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Update–Coffee County School Bus accident

On Wednesday morning just after 7am there was a 2-vehicle accident near the intersection of Matts Hollow Road and Farrar Hill Road. The crash involved a Coffee County school bus and a pickup truck. Dr. Ladonna McFall, Director of Coffee County Schools told WMSR News that 2 students on the bus were transported the hospital …

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Tullahoma Woman Injured in One-Vehicle Wreck

On Wednesday, Brittany Griffith, 24, of Tullahoma was traveling on the Old Tullahoma Hwy toward Winchester. The vehicle rolled over in the 500 block of the rural highway. Griffith was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. No information was received on what type of injures Griffith suffered. Franklin County Sheriff’s Department …

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