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Two seriously injured in head-on collision in Manchester

Two seriously injured in head-on collision in Manchester

A Coffee County infant is in critical condition at Children’s Hospital At Erlanger and two others were injured after a head-on collision Saturday afternoon, Feb. 27 at approximately 3 p.m. According to a report filed with the Manchester Police Department, a 2014 Chevrolet Cruz driven by a 68-year old female was traveling the wrong direction on Highway 55 near Coffee County Central High School and struck a 2000 model Dodge pickup head on. The dodge was being driven by Kyle Alford, with infant Houston Alford as a passenger. The driver of the Chevrolet, identified by the report as Barbara...

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Portion of Doak Rd. to be closed on Friday, March 5

Portion of Doak Rd. to be closed on Friday, March 5

If your daily commute or cut through town includes Doak Rd., you will want to consider an alternate route on Friday, March 5.  According to the Manchester Public Works Department, Doak Rd. from White Oak Dr. to Belmar Rd. will be closed on Friday from 6 a.m. through 5 p.m. while the department replaces a tile.  Everyone is encouraged to avoid traveling that road during that...

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Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center receives 30K grant

Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center receives 30K grant

Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling $751,900 in its most recent grant cycle. The Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center grant was for $30,000 and will be used to help support intervention services that the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center provides for children who are possible victims of abuse and their non-offending families in Coffee County. In 2020, the Coffee County Children’s Advocacy Center helped more children than ever before through forensic interviews, mental health services and family advocacy services in addition to providing prevention programs in the community. “We...

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Tullahoma police issue warning after recent scam attempts

Tullahoma police issue warning after recent scam attempts

The Tullahoma Police Department says it has been made aware of “several different scams being perpetrated against our citizens recently.”  In light of recent scam attempts, the department offered some tips for people to follow when dealing with scams and potentials scams.  1. Government agencies will never ask for payment in the form of gift cards or prepaid credit cards; 2. Verify who you are speaking to, and don’t give personal information out over the phone to someone that you do not know; 3. Scammers have the ability to “spoof” legitimate phone numbers and make the Caller ID show...

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H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK

H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin of the Manchester H&R Block and congratulate our student of the week – Ashton Ferrell. Ashton is a sophomore at Coffee County Central High School in Mrs. Carney’s homeroom. He is the son of Bobby and Alexis Ferrell. His favorite subject is Math. He plans to attend the University of Tennessee and pursue a career in engineering. In his free time, Ashton enjoys fishing and spending time outdoors. Rosalyn Partin, owner of the Manchester H&R Block, has been inspired to recognize great kids in our community all year long. H&R Block...

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Pandemic rent relief now available in Tennessee; see how to apply

Pandemic rent relief now available in Tennessee; see how to apply

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s rent relief application process is now live. You can apply online here  or call 844-500-1112. THDA is ready to help renters and landlords who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance is available for past-due rent and utilities. The COVID-19 Rent Relief program was developed in an effort to support renters who are or have been struggling to pay rent, utilities, or other home energy costs due to loss of wages/income as a result of the pandemic. Funding will be available to households for payment of delinquent (past due) expenses. In addition,...

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Tullahoma City Schools to end early release Wednesdays

Tullahoma City Schools to end early release Wednesdays

Wednesday, March 3, was the final early release Wednesday of the school year for Tullahoma City Schools. Beginning Wednesday March 10, dismissal will be at 3 p.m. for K-8 schools and 3:15 or the high school. The system announced the change in scheduling for early release days is due to snow days taken from Feb. 16-19. The system is exchanging early release days to avoid having to add more school days to the calendar at the end of the...

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Bedford County woman facing arson charges after TBI investigation

Bedford County woman facing arson charges after TBI investigation

A fire investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Bedford County woman on an arson charge. On September 22, 2020, TBI Agents joined the Bedford County Fire Department in investigating a fire that occurred at a home in the 600 block of Fruit Valley Road. During the course of the investigation, Agents determined that the fire had been intentionally set and that Danielle Nicole Harris (DOB 8/21/84) was the individual responsible. In January, the Bedford County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Harris with one count of Aggravated Arson....

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Jo Carolyn Limbaugh

Jo Carolyn Limbaugh of Lynchburg, TN went to be with her heavenly father March 4, 2021.  She was born July 24, 1951 to Mary Francis Moore and the late Leon Sullenger. Carolyn was married to her loving husband, Danny Ray Limbaugh, Sr. for 48 years.  Together they have two children, Danny Ray Limbaugh, Jr. and …

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BASEBALL: Middle School Raiders dominate double header with White County

The Coffee Middle School Red Raider baseball team dominated a home double-header with visiting White County Thursday afternoon, combining to outscore the Warriors 19-1 in two games and picking up a pair of wins in the process. The Raiders won game one 10-0 behind a dominating outing on the mound from 8th grader Cole Pippenger, …

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SOFTBALL: CMS can’t hold early lead in Thursday loss to Lincoln County

Coffee Middle School’s Lady Raiders picked up runs in each of the first two innings Thursday afternoon in Manchester, but couldn’t hold an early 2-0 lead and lost to Lincoln County 4-2. Ella Arnold led off the first inning with a single and worked her way around the bases on an error and a wild …

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Late push not enough as Preds fall Thursday night

Another dramatic comeback against the Panthers wasn’t meant to be, as the Nashville Predators fell to Florida by a 5-4 final on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Nashville scored twice in the second period and added two more in the third, but as was the case in Tuesday’s loss to Carolina, another slow start for …

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