Coffee County Middle School Lady Raiders Advance to State Sectional on Wednesday

It took almost 10 minutes of game time before the Coffee County Middle School Lady Raider basketball team could find a rhythm, but when they did, they rolled up their 20th win of the year in a 42 to 17 Sub-Sectional win over Rockvale on Monday night. The quickness and size of the visiting Ravens …

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Family Escapes House Fire

A Tullahoma family got out of their house with only their pajamas on early Sunday morning. The home of Casey and Michelle Crawford and their two children was destroyed by fire. The Tullahoma Fire Department received a call of the fire on Crossfield Drive around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning. When the fire department arrived the …

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Warning against use of so-called “Dewshine”

A lethal combination of racing fuel and Mountain Dew claimed the lives of two Robertson County, Tennessee teens and has sparked the Tennessee Poison Center (TPC) to warn about the combination of what has been called “Dewshine.” Coffee County Sheriff’s Investigator James Sherrill said Friday that there have not been any reports of people trying …

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Some Tennesseans may lose Food Stamps

An estimated 150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamp benefits on April 1 if they don’t meet work requirements. Tennessee Department of Human Services spokeswoman Stephanie Jarnagin says the agency began sending out notices earlier this winter to people who could lose benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The program requires able-bodied adults ages 18 …

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Tennessee Promise scholarship deadline of Feb. 15 is Fast Approaching

February 15, 2016 is a critical deadline for three important requirements for Tennessee high school students who wish to attend Motlow State Community College and take advantage of the Tennessee Promise scholarship. By Feb. 15, student applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); they must complete a Motlow admissions application; and …

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Survey Asking Questions about Broadband Internet service for Rural areas

Thousands of Duck River Electric Membership Corporation members don’t have access to broadband internet, and across Tennessee rural broadband availability is a hope, rather than a reality. A statewide online survey is underway through March 15 to gauge household and business access to broadband. Residents can visit www.tn.gov/broadband to take the 20-minute survey or go …

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CCMS Lady Raiders Capture Conference Title

For the Lady Raiders of Coffee County Middle, scoring a lot of points has been the secret to an 18 and 0 record on their way to a berth in Saturday’s CTC Tournament finals. On Saturday night, a stingy and physical White County defense forced the Lady Raiders to grind out a 25 to 16 …

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Investigation Continues After Items Recovered from Church Burglary

On Tuesday (1/26/2016) Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons responded to Forest Mill Church of Christ on the McMinnville Hwy in reference to a burglary. According to Simmons’ report he spoke to a Jonathan Tucker that stated when he arrived at the church that morning he noticed a drink machine had been vandalized. An unknown amount …

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Fugitive from Justice Captured in Tullahoma

A Tullahoma man was arrested Jan. 28 on charges of being a fugitive from justice warrant. According to a Tullahoma Police report by Lt. Jason Ferrell, Billy Cook of the Judicial Task Force contacted him that U.S. Marshals were in Tullahoma searching for Jehu Cullens, 30, of Tullahoma. Ferrell took them to Freedom Industries on …

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Man Charged 16th Time for Driving on Revoked/Suspended License

On Thursday (January 28th 2016) Manchester Officer Ernie Colvin stopped a male subject on the Hillsboro Hwy. In the arrest warrant, Colvin says he had prior knowledge that the man was not to be operating a motor vehicle. A check of the Tony Rickie Mann Jr’s driver’s license showed them to be revoked/suspended 16 times …

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