Two arrests made in animal cruelty case

We have an update to a story that Thunder Radio News first brought to you last week. Arrests have been made in the case of animal cruelty in which 17 dogs were found in poor condition on Ute Dr. In Beech Grove.  Arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 10 were Sharon Lenore Chaffin, 46, and Earnest Doyle …

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Rec center to shut down next week for maintenance

Next week will be the annual shutdown for the Manchester Recreation Center, which annually shuts down for cleaning and maintenance during the week of the Coffee County Fair. From Monday, Sept. 16, through Sunday the 22nd, the center will be closed. It will re-open at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23. However, if you still want …

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Manchester police arrest man after chase through residential neighborhoods

An Ohio man was arrested Sunday after allegedly leading Manchester police on a high-speed pursuit through residential neighborhoods off of Hills Chapel Rd.  At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to a residence on Forrestwood Drive to a man causing a disturbance, beating on the front door of the home with something metal. The …

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Patriot Day ceremony set for Wednesday night to remember 9/11

There will be a Patriot Day ceremony held at 7 p.m. Wednesday night at Coffee County Middle School. The ceremony will remember those who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks and honor local first responders. The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee Middle School is located at 3063 …

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Tullahoma approves hire of Williams as police chief

The Tulllahoma Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 6-1 in a meeting Monday night to approve the hire of Jason Williams as the chief of police for the Tullahoma Police Department. The move comes at the recommendation of city administrator Jennifer Moody.  The board had to approve Moody’s recommendation, per city charter. Alderman Daniel Berry …

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Manchester police trying to identify driver who nearly struck child in school zone

The Manchester Police Department needs your help identifying the driver of a vehicle. According to MPD, This vehicle sped through College Street Elementary school zone last week, passed two buses with their warning lights and stop signs activated and nearly struck a child getting off one of the buses. The vehicle appears to be a …

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New students sworn in as safety patrol cadets

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department held ceremonies Monday to swear in students into its Cadet Safety Patrol program.  A total of five students at North Coffee Elementary, six at Hillsboro and six at New Union elementary school were sworn in to the program Monday. All of the students are fifth graders. The cadets are selected …

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Coffee County Commission set to meet Tuesday

The Coffee County Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Coffee County Administrative Plaza. There are several items on the agenda, one of them is voting to fill the empty seat in District 8 – a seat that was vacated by Emily Howes, who moved from the district earlier this year. According to …

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Patriot Day ceremony set for Wednesday, Sept. 11

There will be a Patriot Day ceremony held at 7 p.m. Wednesday night at Coffee County Middle School. The ceremony will remember those who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks and honor local first responders. The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee Middle School is located at 3063 …

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Gas prices in Tennessee remain well below national average

After a brief spike, gas prices in Tennessee are on their way back down. As of Monday, the average gas price in Tennessee for a gallon of regular unleaded stood at $2.25, which is a whopping 31 cents below the national average. It’s also down a cent from a week ago and 15 cents cheaper …

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