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Green Acres meth trafficking ring busted

 

Three people face drug charges following the raid on a residence at Green Acres Apartments in which police allegedly found a methamphetamine trafficking operation.

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Man gets year for heroin heist

 

A man who stole from his girlfriend’s mother so he could feed his heroin addiction will serve a year behind bars.

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Man jailed for threatening sister with ax

 

A man who threatened his sister with an ax will serve four months in jail and have to undergo a mental evaluation.

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Circuit Court

Sentences were handed down by Judge Bill Locke in abbreviated Tuesday and Thursday installments of General Sessions Criminal and Traffic Court last week. Included in court action:

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House hopefuls discuss issues

At Monday’s political forum sponsored by Southern Standard and WCPI, Edward Buck (I) and Kevin Dunlap (D), the candidates for 43rd District Tennessee House, offered a friendly discussion, with both aspirants being polite and respectful in their comments.

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State looks to expand pre-K in Davidson, Shelby counties

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is asking for $70 million in federal money to expand pre-kindergarten programs in Davidson and Shelby counties, but not for other communities around the state.

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Committee approves improvements for jail

The county Jail Oversight Committee met Friday morning to discuss the repair or replacement of several key pieces of equipment.

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Inmate charged for slashing self

An inmate faces charges after he slashed himself inside his cell at Warren County Jail.

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Newby, Muncey hired as judicial commissioners

Two part-time judicial commissioners have been hired to replace Gerald Rowland, who recently resigned for personal issues.

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High school may offer free food

The adage “there is no such thing as a free lunch” may be proven untrue as school officials are eyeing free meals at the high school next year.

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Brace for haunting experience at Trail of Treats

It might be a bit early for spotting little ghosts, goblins and monsters, but McMinnville Civic Center is hunting vendors to cater to them during the third annual Trail of Treats on Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m.

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Storied institution banks on successful future

Storied institution banks on successful future

Long before the first car drove down McMinnville’s Main Street in 1909, First National Bank was a fixture in Warren County.

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Championship performance

Championship performance

The Pioneer Pride Marching Band put together a performance that was a wrecking ball for the competition.

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Mystery still surrounds girl's death

Nearly two weeks after a West Elementary second-grader died after a routine trip to the dentist, family members are still grasping for answers.

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Tenure now harder to get for teachers

Tenure will no longer be a rite of passage for teachers as new state guidelines have not only made tenure harder to get, but have also made it easier to lose.

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Fun Fall Festival Oct. 24

First Baptist Church of Smartt is offering a Fun Fall Festival next Friday, Oct. 24, from 5-8 p.m. The event will offer free games and food.

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Here's pie in your eye

Here's pie in your eye

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Coats for the Community offers free winter clothes

Junior Auxiliary of McMinnville is gearing up for another day of helping people stay warm this winter by providing free coats Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at Three Star Mall.

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Grand Jury

Indictments were handed down recently by the October term of the Warren County grand jury. Included in grand jury action:

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Local attorney indicted

A local attorney has been hit with identity theft charges after she allegedly tricked a bank into changing the address on the account of her husband’s ex-wife.

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