Take Pride in Our City Clean Up Day in Tullahoma

Tullahoma Director of Public Works, Wayne Limbaugh

Tullahoma City Clean Up day is Saturday, July 25 from 9:00 am until Noon. Volunteers are asked to report to Public Works for tools and assignments. Also, volunteers who register at Public Works will be entered to win two tickets to South Jackson Goes Country on August 7, 8 or 9. “Getting litter picked-up is …

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Winchester Woman Busted For TennCare Fraud

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Tuesday announced the arrest of Rachel Archer, 66, of Winchester TN. She is charged in connection with using TennCare to obtain the painkiller Hydrocodone, later selling a portion to an undercover informant. She is charged with TennCare fraud, sale of a Schedule III controlled substance, delivery of a …

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Gas Prices Could Be Coming Down Again

Motorists should begin to notice lower gasoline prices in the coming weeks thanks to declining oil prices. Last week, a barrel of oil hit its lowest price since April, at a time when gasoline prices were about 20 cents cheaper. “The decline at the pump is unlikely to be as dramatic as a 20 cent …

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New Anti-DUI Website Taken Down By State Officials

State officials have pulled a website that’s part of a new anti-DUI campaign following criticism that it takes a sexist approach to encouraging young men not to drive under the influence. The Tennessean reported the site was taken down Monday night. Some of the campaign slogans on the site that were criticized included girls looking …

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Increase in Funding Helps Tennessee College Students Get Jump-Start

Hundreds of incoming Tennessee college students are participating in an “academic boot camp” for the next three weeks. The state’s 13 community colleges have joined together to host the Tennessee Promise this summer. The program’s goal is to help first-generation college students become well-versed in what to expect in college life and terminology – things …

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Manchester Man Takes Police On Wild 4 County Pursuit

A Coffee County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in the Manchester Walmart parking lot Saturday evening due to an equipment violation. When the deputy turned on his blue lights the subject took off at a high rate of speed. The driver was identified as Jimmy Ray Wise, Jr age 26 of 702 Highland Dr. …

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TN Retreat for Arthritic Children: Camp AcheAway

Some children in Tennessee are getting some much needed summer fun this week at a camp that caters to those who have juvenile arthritis. Photo courtesy of the Arthritis Foundation.

They deal with health issues that most of their peers don’t understand, but this week children in Tennessee with juvenile arthritis are just being kids at a place called Camp AcheAway. The camp in Nashville offers traditional activities, including campfires, swimming and nature hikes, and is focused on what the children can do, not what …

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Execution Trial Begins 2nd Week

A trial over the constitutionality of Tennessee’s preferred method of executing prisoners is entering its second week. Attorneys for 33 death row inmates have so far presented expert witnesses to discuss technical aspects of the procedure. That includes the role of compounding pharmacists in producing the lethal injection drug. The inmates’ attorneys are trying to …

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Tullahoma Native Takes Over Command At Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South

Capt. David J. Bryson, a native of Tullahoma, Tenn., took command of Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South, in Millington, Tenn., during a change of command ceremony on July 10. Capt. Douglas H. Walker, a native of Tulsa, Okla., relinquished command to Bryson during a traditional Navy ceremony. Walker served as commanding officer since July, 2013. …

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34-Year-Old Tullahoma Man Dies In Car Crash

A Tullahoma man lost his life in a single vehicle crash early Saturday morning on the Old Estill Springs Road. Brian Hambrick was killed when the car he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Hambrick was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical …

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