Arrest made in 2013 Cold Case Homicide in Lincoln County

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, an arrest was made on Wednesday in a 2013 cold case homicide that occurred in Lincoln County. Joe Speck faces one count of criminal homicide in the death of Michael Mitchell, who was found dead on March 25, 2013. Mitchell was dismembered and had been left for weeks …

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Fiery Crash in New Union

Late Sunday afternoon a pick-up truck driven by Walter Lowery was traveling North on Hwy 53. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the pickup attempted to turn left onto Old Woodbury Hwy. A silver Kia driven by James Coffee was traveling south bound and stuck the truck. Two passengers in the Kia …

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Missing Teenager from Grundy County

Grundy County Sheriff’s Office personnel had been looking for a missing teenager. Her name is Sarah Elliott. She left her home at approximately 6:30am on Monday March 6, 2017. She was found safe late Wednesday night. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office thanks the public for its input.

Warren County Woman Charged with TennCare Fraud

A Warren County woman is charged for the third time with TennCare fraud involving prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Audrea Mosley, 26, of Morrison. She is charged with doctor shopping for drugs, which involves visiting multiple providers in a short period of time to obtain prescriptions – in …

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Marijuana Bill Stopped in Senate Committee

A bill seeking to reduce the penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Tennessee has been extinguished in a state Senate committee. The Judiciary Committee voted 6-3 on Tuesday against the measure sponsored by Sen. Jeff Yarbro. The bill would have made possession of less than one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana a Class …

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3/9/17–H&R Block Student of the week Trey Rogers

Congratulations to Student of the Week -Trey Rogers!!! Trey, the son of Stan and Lee Rogers, is an eighth grader at Coffee County Middle School. Trey was chosen to be honored because “he is a great student-athlete, is very respectful and is an excellent representative of Coffee County Middle School”, says school Principal Kim Aaron. …

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Two Men Robbed in Tullahoma

Tullahoma Police are investigating the robbery of two men on Saturday March 4. Travis Rogers’ vehicle broke down while he was driving home. He left it in the parking lot of the Westwood Church of Christ on West Lincoln Street. Rogers was being followed by Travis Patterson who picked up the man and they went …

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Two Shot at Shelbyville Birthday Party

The Shelbyville Police Department responded to a report of shots fired Sunday morning at approximately 2:20am. Responding officers discovered multiple rounds of various caliber ammunition within the event venue and in the parking lot. The venue was rented to celebrate the 30th birthday of Dequan Twilley, a former Shelbyville and ETSU basketball player. Investigators have …

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Nonpartisan Group: Trump’s Defense Spending Could Impact TN’s Budget

The Trump administration’s $54 billion proposed hike in military spending could come at a cost to states such as Tennessee, according to a budget research group. The National Priorities Project notes the United States already spends more on defense than the next seven largest military budgets in the world combined. Money that now goes to …

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66 Counties in Tennessee as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

In response to a request from the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Tennessee, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 66 counties in Tennessee as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those counties include: Coffee, Franklin, Moore, Bedford, Warren, Grundy and Cannon. …

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