Jacob Rutledge Claims State Cross Country Title for CCMS

Jacob Rutledge of the Coffee County Middle School cross country team claimed the state title on Saturday in the TMSSA State Cross Country Championship in Clarksville.  Rutledge, who finished 2nd at the middle sectional championship 2 weeks ago, sprinted past Joe Neglia of John Sevier MS to capture the crown with a time of 11:37.02 …

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Stolen Vehicle Leads to Several Charges against Hendersonville man in Coffee County

On Thursday night, (October 5, 2017) the Coffee County Communications Center received a call of a stolen vehicle and that the owner of the vehicle was following it. The owner of the vehicle stated that his girlfriend jumped in the vehicle with the subject to try to get it back. The alleged thief, later identified …

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Skeletal Remains Found in Grundy County

Skeletal remains were discovered in remote area of Grundy County Friday morning. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reported the remains were found in Altamont. An anthropology team was called to excavate the scene and the remains have been turned over the State Medical Examiner’s Office. No additional information was immediately released.

TNReady Results Released

Less than 35 percent of Tennessee third through eighth graders are on track or advanced in English, according to newly released TNReady results from last year. TNReady scores fall into one of four achievement levels: mastered, on track, approaching, and below grade-level expectations. “TNReady allows us to see how Tennessee students are mastering our state’s …

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AAA Warns Technology Use While Driving

From text messages, controlling music to getting directions, many “smart cars” promise to keep drivers safe by keeping their hands off their phones while driving. However, a new study by AAA Foundation for Traffic Study found the devices take drivers’ eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods …

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Take the State Parks Survey

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is requesting input on state parks located in middle Tennessee. Citizens can fill out surveys for individual parks at the following link: http://tnstateparks.com/about/surveys1. The surveys will be open through October 16, 2017, and take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous. “We are interested in hear …

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CHS Volleyball Captures District Championship

The Coffee County volleyball team blazed through Thursday night’s semifinals and finals to capture the District 8AAA tournament championship in Lincoln County.   After capturing the regular season via a tiebreaker, the Lady Raiders left no doubt who the better team was in the district tournament as they swept Franklin County and Lincoln County in straight …

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Attempted Murder in Manchester

On Wednesday (October 4, 2017) Leon Holmes, Jr. was reportedly involved in a domestic disturbance on Kefauver St in Manchester TN. The arrest warrant states that the man attacked a female by allegedly strangling her with the intent to kill her and her unborn child. During strangulation of victim the subject allegedly stated that he …

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Two Women Allegedly perform Drug Transaction in front of Tullahoma Investigator

Two women were arrested Oct. 3 after they allegedly had a drug transaction in front of an investigator with the Tullahoma Police Department. Theresa Lynn Jacobs, 38, of Murfreesboro Highway, Manchester and Betty Dorsett, 51, of Roosevelt Street Winchester were each charged with manufacture/sell/delivery of a controlled substance. Investigator Johnny Gore states in a report, …

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“White Lives Matter” Rally to be held in Shelbyville

Late Tuesday afternoon the Shelbyville Police Department received notice of a planned demonstration scheduled for October 28, 2017. The League of the South, a white nationalist group which held rallies in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro in 2013, plans a “White Lives Matter” rally in Shelbyville along with other groups on October 28. Organizers of this event …

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