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Downtown a spectacle of lights

Downtown a spectacle of lights

Historic downtown is officially lit up like a Christmas tree, if the evergreen had 75,000 lights on it.

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Man hit with felony after head-on crash

Man hit with felony after head-on crash

A felony charge has been leveled against a man who slammed head-on into an oncoming vehicle Wednesday morning on Smithville Highway, leaving two injured.

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EMS to receive reimbursement

Warren County EMS will receive additional money from the increased Medicaid reimbursement for EMS providers in Tennessee, recently passed legislation that was signed by the ...

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Locals collect toys for children's hospital

Locals collect toys for children's hospital

A local effort is underway to provide Christmas to children at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Magness Library open house Dec. 12

Magness Library is decked out for the holidays with nine beautifully decorated Christmas trees displayed throughout the facility. According to assistant director Michelle Chisam, the ...

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School renovations to exceed $5m

School renovations to exceed $5m

Renovation projects at West and Bobby Ray schools are estimated at slightly more than $5 million.

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Dibrell earns title of reward school

A second Warren County school has been honored as a reward school for excellence in education.

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Duvall, McColloch wed at Saltbox Inn

Duvall, McColloch wed at Saltbox Inn


Ashlee Fran Duvall, daughter of Jim and Lesa Duvall of Rock Island, became the bride of Micah David McColloch, son of Tom and Pam McColloch ...

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A Wonderful Performance

A Wonderful Performance

With four sold-out performances, Warren Arts Foundation can boast about the success of its inaugural stage presentation, “A Wonderful Life: the Musical.”

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Traffic Court

Sentences were handed down Thursday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court.

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Altering his appearance

Altering his appearance

The modern images of Saint Nicholas are more fantastical than factual.

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Dollar General set for massive expansion

Dollar General set for massive expansion

The rich Warren County soil isn’t the reason we have so many Dollar General stores. The company is enjoying explosive growth all over America.

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Triple M offers fresh approach to produce

Triple M offers fresh approach to produce

One bad apple really can spoil the bunch.

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Business Cheetah

"Surrounded by board members, First National Bank president and CEO Pieter van Vuuren cuts the ribbon at the bank’s newest location in Shelbyville. First ...

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Grand Jury

Several defendants were indicted by the December session of the Warren County grand jury.

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Community Calendar

THURSDAY, DEC. 14

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Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, county meetings are held at the Warren County Administrative Building located at 201 Locust Street and city meetings are held at City ...

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WCHS students excel at statewide Beta competition

Warren County High School students captured nine awards during a statewide Senior Beta Club competition in November.

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Over 500 kids to receive toys

Over 500 kids to receive toys

There was a time when some children in Warren County had to wake up on Christmas morning and find nothing under the tree.

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Toy Ride to roar into town

Toy Ride to roar into town

This Saturday’s annual Warren County Toy Ride may have a never-before-seen twist.

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Man charged with touching 6-year-old

A Morrison man has been charged with aggravated sexual battery for allegedly touching a 6-year-old girl inappropriately.

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Woman reportedly held captive for two weeks

A man who held his girlfriend hostage for two weeks will be held against his will in jail for six months.

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Wrathe's constitution speech wins contest

Wrathe's constitution speech wins contest

Emma Kate Wrather knows her United States constitution and earned the winning spot in an American Legion oratorical competition at Covenant Academy.

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Boyd Christian holds Career and College Day

Boyd Christian holds Career and College Day

F.C. Boyd Christian School recently held a Career and College Fair Day for its high school students.  The first part of the day, several ...

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Hickory Creek FCE 12-8

Hickory Creek FCE met Nov. 2 for the monthly meeting at Warren County Administration Building. The meeting was called to order by President Vicki Gibbs ...

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Midway FCE 12-8

Members of Midway FCEC met Nov. 1 at the Midway CIC Center for their monthly meeting. Betty Grissom and Elva Dean Bell served as hostesses ...

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Bonner FCE 12-7

Bonner FCE club met on Dec. 4 following the County Council’s Santa’s Workshop.  President Teresa Priestley called the meeting to order by welcoming ...

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Vinson's Crossroads FCE news

Vinson’s Crossroads FCEC met Nov. The meeting was called to order by President Frances Hobbs who introduced our guests Vicki Gibbs and Victoria Conley ...

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General Sessions

Sentences were handed down Tuesday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court. Included in court action:

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City considers software bids

McMinnville Community Development Department wants to purchase new computer software to better serve customers.

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Knife pulled in road rage incident

A road rage incident Friday morning ended with a crash and one man charged with felony assault.

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Gun owner halts man at his barn

Captured at gunpoint by the property owner he was trying to rip off, a local man faces a long list of charges for a theft ...

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Festival to feature 350 nativities

Festival to feature 350 nativities

The birth of Jesus Christ will be the centerpiece of activities this weekend during a three-day Festival of Nativities.

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No money for new driveway

No money for new driveway

Discussion on installing a circle drive at Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center has hit a financial brick wall.

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Veterans to hold another 2018 calendar signing

Veterans to hold another 2018 calendar signing

Veterans will come together on Pearl Harbor Day at the Senior Center for an encore signing of the 2018 McMinnville Noon Exchange Club veterans calendar.

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First Baptist Church to present Christmas concert Dec. 9, 10

First Baptist Church to present Christmas concert Dec. 9, 10

First Baptist Church is presenting the Christmas production “A Night of Christmas Music” on Dec. 9 and 10 at 6 p.m. The presentation is ...

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City still awaiting state approval for walking trail

A decision to ask permission, rather than forgiveness, from the state in constructing a walking trail under Beersheba Street Bridge is still spinning its wheels ...

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EMS rushes to beat deadline for grant

Warren County EMS is rushing to obtain a grant that could net the department up to $315,000.

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Zoning fees under consideration

A change is under consideration in the fee structure for McMinnville Community Development Department for individuals seeking to obtain a building permit.

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Distress signal sent before crash

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board say a “mayday” call was radioed from the aircraft moments before it plummeted to the ground and crashed ...

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