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AMBER Alert issued for Tennessee 15-month old

AMBER Alert issued for Tennessee 15-month old

A Statewide AMBER Alert has been issued on behalf of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office for Evelyn Mae Boswell. Evelyn is a 15-month old, white female, 2 ft tall, 28 lbs., with blonde hair and blue eyes. Evelyn was last seen wearing a pink tracksuit, pink shoes, and a pink bow. Evelyn was entered as a missing child on Tuesday February 18, 2020 but was reportedly last seen on December 26, 2019. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Evelyn, please contact the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 423-279-7330 or the TBI at...

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Four Tennesseans diagnosed with Coronavirus

An East Tennessee woman is now hospitalized in Tokyo, Japan after testing “positive”  for Coronavirus while being quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Dr. Arnold Hopland and his wife Jeanie from Elizabethton, have been in Japan since the first of February. Dr. Arnold practices family medicine in the Tri-Cities, and when he and his wife were preparing to leave the quarantined cruise ship for a flight home, his wife’s final test returned “positive”. Unfortunately, ship stewards had already taken the family’s luggage to the airport for placement on fights chartered by the U.S. government to take citizens back...

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H&R Student of the Week – Ella Vaughn

H&R Student of the Week – Ella Vaughn

Join us at Thunder Radio and Rosalyn Partin at the H&R Block of Manchester and say congratulations to our student of the week – Ella Vaughn. Ella is a fifth-grade student at Hillsboro Elementary School. She is in Mrs. Donna Harryman’s homeroom.  She is the daughter of Amanda Spaulding and Justin Vaughn. Ella was nominated by her teacher’s because she is extremely responsible and has wonderful manners.  Her teachers say she participates in class and works well with others in her group.   In her free time, Ella likes to play outside, ride four-wheelers, play video games and draw....

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Coffee County, Manchester Schools to host food pantry Friday

Coffee County, Manchester Schools to host food pantry Friday

Manchester City Schools and Coffee County Schools are teaming up together with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to host a mobile food pantry Friday, February 21. This food pantry is for families who have children enrolled in Coffee County Schools and/or Manchester City Schools. It will be held at First Baptist Church of Manchester, located at 1006 Hillsboro Blvd. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the food pantry is first come, first...

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MPD needs help identifying person of interest

MPD needs help identifying person of interest

UPDATE  — This subject has now been identified  by Manchester Police.     Manchester Police Department is looking for help identifying an individual who was allegedly involved in an incident at Walmart on Friday, February 14. Anyone with information should contact Manchester Police Department investigator Trey Adcock at...

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Pediatric flu deaths up to 10 in Tennessee

Pediatric flu deaths up to 10 in Tennessee

There have now been 10 pediatric flu-related deaths in Tennessee during the 2019-2020 season as of last week, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. Those 10 deaths in Tennessee account for over 11 percent of pediatric flu deaths across the country. Nationwide, there have been 90 pediatric deaths related to flu...

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Time to renew hunting, fishing licenses

Time to renew hunting, fishing licenses

It’s time to purchase your new hunting and fishing license. The new 2020-21 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale, with over one million licenses expected to be purchased in the coming year. All current yearly Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 29. Licenses are available online anytime at www.GoOutdoorsTennessee.com, on the TWRA “On the Go App,” or at one of more than 700 license agents across the state. You can now select to auto-renew your license and never worry about your license expiring again. Customers can also purchase new design of the collector’s card for any...

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Entire Monteagle fire department quits

The city of Monteagle is now without a fire department. According to the Grundy County Herald, during a city workshop Monday (Feb. 17), the entire volunteer fire department resigned in support of former fire chief Mike Holmes, who was fired by the vice mayor. Earlier this month, Holmes was convicted of criminally negligent homicide in the 2017 death of Shelby Comer and will be sentenced in April. Tony Gilliam, the city’s vice mayor, informed Holmes during the workshop that he was terminated immediately and he would continue to receive pay until he is sentenced, according to the Herald report....

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