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Partin officially announces bid for re-election as Coffee County Sheriff

Partin officially announces bid for re-election as Coffee County Sheriff

It has been long assumed and common knowledge that Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin would seek re-election to a second term as sheriff. Partin officially announced Friday that he plans to do just that. See his full announcement below. Partin will be running as a Republican, pitting him against Alethia Rawn in the upcoming May primary. The winner of that race will face-off with Independent candidates Brandon Tomberlin and Danny Ferrell in the August general election. Partin’s announcement: Hello, I am Sheriff Chad Partin. I would like first and foremost to thank you for letting me serve you, the...

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Motlow State establishes program to get students business clothing

Motlow State establishes program to get students business clothing

Making a good first impression and feeling confident are important components of professionalism as students navigate the workforce to their dream careers. Motlow State Community College recently established Bucks Closet, a donation-based and student-designed and operated free career apparel store for Motlow students. Bucks Closet is a non-profit program that allows students to obtain business casual and business professional attire from a wide selection of donated clothing items. “First impressions are often the only chance to make a great impression. The first three to six seconds can make an impression that will make or break an opportunity of a...

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Manchester fire crews respond to Tuesday night structure fire

Manchester fire crews respond to Tuesday night structure fire

Manchester Fire-Rescue responded to a structural fire Tuesday night around 6:04 pm. Crews arrived on scene within minutes and were presented with a fully involved Pole Barn/House fire. The structures were located about 200 yards of off Interstate Dr. in a wooded area.  Crews began an initial attack with deck gun and handlines from the first arriving Engine company. That initial Engine was replaced with the 2nd arriving Engine. Then a Mutual Aid tanker from Summitville Volunteer Fire department arrived on scene and reserviced Eng 1 with water until a water supply could be established.  Once the Engine refilled...

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H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK – Madison Pruitt

H&R BLOCK STUDENT OF THE WEEK – Madison Pruitt

Left to right: CHS principal Paul Parsley, Madison Pruitt and Rosalyn Partin with Manchester H&R Block. Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin of the Manchester H&R Block and congratulate our student of the week – Madison Pruitt. Madison is a sophomore at Coffee County Central High School. She was nominated by her teachers and administrators.  Madison is the daughter of Jerry and Kristin Pruitt. She plays for the Lady Raider volleyball and softball teams and spends time with her youth group at First Baptist Church. She is also a member of BETA and HOSA clubs. She plans...

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Black Rifle Coffee Company donates new tactical gear to Coffee County Sheriff’s Department

Black Rifle Coffee Company donates new tactical gear to Coffee County Sheriff’s Department

Pictured is new tactical gear donated by Black Rifle Coffee Company to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. — Thunder Radio photo As part of their commitment to local law enforcement, Black Rifle Coffee Company on Wednesday made a large donation to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department in the form of new tactical gear for the department’s swat team. Sheriff Chad Partin said the donation of gear amounts to about $20,000 in value. “This is one of the largest donations we have ever received (in my 29 years with the department),” explained Partin. “It isn’t...

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Suspects names released in Cash Express robberies

Suspects names released in Cash Express robberies

Three suspects are in custody after an attempted robbery of a Cash Express in Woodbury Tuesday morning (Jan. 25) and a lengthy police pursuit that ended in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. According to police officials, there was an attempted robbery of Cash Express in Woodbury Tuesday morning. Doors were locked and subjects were unable to complete the robbery. Because of this, witnesses were able to contact police and a pursuit was initiated. The pursuit ended in Wilson County when spike strips were deployed on Interstate 40 and the vehicle caught fire. Three suspects fled on foot and carjacked an individual...

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Tennessee Tree Day is coming; pick-up available in Coffee County

Tennessee Tree Day is coming; pick-up available in Coffee County

Tennessee Tree Day is coming up in March and the local Master Gardeners in Coffee County are hosting a pick up site for this years event. If you order your seedlings online by Feb. 13, you can pick them up at the UT-TSU Extension office in Coffee County from 8am-4:30 pm Friday, March 18 or from 8-12 on Saturday, March 19. You can order your seedlings by clicking...

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Partin officially announces bid for re-election as Coffee County Sheriff

It has been long assumed and common knowledge that Coffee County Sheriff Chad Partin would seek re-election to a second term as sheriff. Partin officially announced Friday that he plans to do just that. See his full announcement below. Partin will be running as a Republican, pitting him against Alethia Rawn in the upcoming May …

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CHS basketball coaches to host 2 day skills academy

Coffee County High School boys basketball coach Andrew Taylor and Lady Raider basketball coach Joe Pat Cope will be hosting a 2-day basketball skills camp Feb. 20-21. The camp is open for grades K-8 and is for boys and girls. Campers will learn important basketball skills – ball handling, shooting techniques, dribbling, defense, footwork and …

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WRESTLING: CHS takes District 9 runner up at region duals

Coffee County Central wrestling took runner up in District 9 after hitting the mat with Oakland in the Region 4 Duals Thursday, January 27. Results below: Oakland (OAKL) 65.0 Coffee County (COFF) 18.0 220: Theron Gaines (OAKL) over   (COFF) (For.) 285: Blayne Myers (COFF) over Luke Ellis (OAKL) (Fall 1:47) 106: Jon Hall (OAKL) over   …

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Birthdays- January 27

Melvin Messick- 70 Court Steere Breyton Anderson Alex Anderson- 29- Pizza Winner! Beav Murray- 16

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