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Westwood student found with Airsoft BB gun at school Friday

Westwood student found with Airsoft BB gun at school Friday

A student was removed from Westwood Middle School Friday morning after he was found to be in possession of what administrators describe as an “airsoft BB gun.” According to Manchester City Schools Director Dr. Joey Vaughn, another student saw the BB pistol and reported it to teachers. The gun was taken up and the situation has “been dealt with,” according to Vaughn. Vaughn said the school allowed students to call and/or contact their parents to let them know that everything is OK. “The student has been removed,” said Vaughn. “It was an airsoft pistol. Students weren’t in any danger....

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Coffee County School board to hold work session Monday, Dec. 6

Coffee County School board to hold work session Monday, Dec. 6

Coffee County Board of Education will meet Monday, Dec. 6 in a work session. The work session begins at 4:30 p.m. at the board of education building – 1343 McArthur St. The public is welcome to attend. On the agenda are the following: WORK SESSION AGENDAI. AFROTC program updateII. February Board Meeting DateIII. Classified PayscaleIV. Bus BidV. CHS RenovationVI. Board Self-EvaluationVII. Board RedistrictingVIII....

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Adam Braseel receives exoneration from Governor Lee

Adam Braseel receives exoneration from Governor Lee

Grundy County native Adam Braseel has received full exoneration by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. Braseel received the news Thursday, Dec. 2, in a personal phone call from Lee himself. Braseel was wrongfully convicted in 2007 in the beating death of Malcolm Burrows. He spent 12 years in prison for the conviction that was based on a bad eyewitness identification of Braseel. In August 2019, after serving 12 years in prison, prosecutors offered Braseel a plea deal that dropped his murder conviction in exchange for and Alford Plea to aggravated assault. Braseel took the deal in order to be immediately...

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Westwood student found with BB gun at school Friday

Westwood student found with BB gun at school Friday

A student was removed from Westwood Middle School Friday morning after he was found to be in possession of what administrators describe as an “airsoft BB gun.” According to Manchester City Schools Director Dr. Joey Vaughn, another student saw the BB pistol and reported it to teachers. The gun was taken up and the situation has “been dealt with,” according to Vaughn. Vaughn said the school is allowing students to call and/or contact their parents to let them know that everything is OK. “The student has been removed,” said Vaughn. “It was an airsoft pistol. Students weren’t in any...

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Saturday one of three remaining signup days for Taylor-Graves Christmas charity

Saturday one of three remaining signup days for Taylor-Graves Christmas charity

Sign ups and drop offs for the Gene Taylor – Steve Graves Christmas Foundation continue – with three dates remaining. If you need Christmas assistance, you can sign up between 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 4, 1-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 or 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11. Sign ups at the Coffee County Rescue Squad at 2270 Murfreesboro Highway. In order to sign up, you will need to have proof of residence in Coffee County (such as a driver’s license) and birth certificate of the child / children (or custodial papers). No phone calls. If you wish to contribute items...

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Warren County Sheriff’s Department asking for help finding missing man

Warren County Sheriff’s Department asking for help finding missing man

Warren County Sheriff’s Department is attempting to locate Richard “Rick” McCormick. He has been reported missing. He was last seen walking in the Campaign / Rock Island area of Warren County. If anyone has seen McCormick or has knowledge of his whereabouts, contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Department at...

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H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK – Audri Patton

H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK – Audri Patton

Pictured are, from left, Rosalyn Partin with Manchester H&R Block, Audri Patton and WMS assistant principal Jim Dobson. Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin of the Manchester H&R Block and congratulate our student of the week – Audri Patton.   Audri is an 8th grader at Westwood Middle School. She was nominated by her teachers and administrators.  Audri is the daughter of Wendi and Jason Patton. Her favorite subject is science. During her free time, Audri enjoys playing basketball, shopping and this spring she will play softball. She is a member of the FCA. After she graduates high...

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Four days remain to visit Manchester Trees of Christmas display

Four days remain to visit Manchester Trees of Christmas display

Manchester Parks and Recreation Department presents 2021 Trees of Christmas – themed “Christmas Through the Years.”  This event will return this year for its 45th Anniversary. The display will run Monday, November 29 – Sunday, December 5. The display will be open Monday from 12-6pm, Tuesday through Friday from 9am-1pm and 3-6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon – 5pm.The Christmas Tree is one of the world’s most beautiful and expressive holiday themes.  View decorated trees at this delightful holiday event. The theme “Christmas Through the Years” lends itself for one to imagine how Christmas was (or will be)...

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Predators win in OT Saturday to finish homestand

Three periods and six regulation goals weren’t enough to decide a matchup between the Nashville Predators and Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night, but it was Filip Forsberg and the Preds that found a way to win an overtime thriller, 4-3, at Bridgestone Arena. NASHVILLE PREDATORS HOCKEY IS PRESENTED ON THUNDER RADIO BY CHARLIE GONZALES WITH WEICHERT REALTORS, …

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Westwood student found with Airsoft BB gun at school Friday

A student was removed from Westwood Middle School Friday morning after he was found to be in possession of what administrators describe as an “airsoft BB gun.” According to Manchester City Schools Director Dr. Joey Vaughn, another student saw the BB pistol and reported it to teachers. The gun was taken up and the situation …

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Coffee County School board to hold work session Monday, Dec. 6

Coffee County Board of Education will meet Monday, Dec. 6 in a work session. The work session begins at 4:30 p.m. at the board of education building – 1343 McArthur St. The public is welcome to attend. On the agenda are the following: WORK SESSION AGENDAI. AFROTC program updateII. February Board Meeting DateIII. Classified PayscaleIV. …

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Adam Braseel receives exoneration from Governor Lee

Grundy County native Adam Braseel has received full exoneration by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. Braseel received the news Thursday, Dec. 2, in a personal phone call from Lee himself. Braseel was wrongfully convicted in 2007 in the beating death of Malcolm Burrows. He spent 12 years in prison for the conviction that was based on …

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