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Hundreds of Romanian couples cash in on lasting love

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A district of the Romanian capital is celebrating hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by ...

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Eastside cafeteria to get fresh look

Eastside cafeteria to get fresh look

Lunchtime at Eastside School will soon take on a new look as the Board of Education has given the nod to upgrading the facility’s ...

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Wet concrete traps motorist

Wet concrete traps motorist

A woman bypassed barriers and drove right into the middle of road construction on Friday, sinking the front wheels of her station wagon in wet ...

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Locals to appear on "The Today Show"

Locals to appear on "The Today Show"

Representing the 5.5 million military caregivers like herself across the country, Warren County resident Jessica Allen will appear Tuesday morning alongside award-winning actor Tom ...

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Business Cheetah

Business Cheetah

It’s not often the Tennessee Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development pays a visit to McMinnville. The last time I remember this happening is ...

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Community Calendar

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25

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Street repairs set to begin

Street repairs set to begin

Street paving in the city of McMinnville may have to wait until spring 2017, but a repair project is slated to begin this month to ...

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Autumn Street Fair Oct. 1

The wait is nearly over. The annual Autumn Street Fair is set for next weekend and will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a ...

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Former Walmart clerk indicted

A grand theft indictment has been issued for one of the three sales clerks caught stealing from the local Walmart store over the summer.

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Wilcher invites officials to dance floor

Wilcher invites officials to dance floor

Warren County Commissioner Michael Shane Wilcher has challenged other elected officials to dance for charity.

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Resolution banning flags flops

A measure restricting which flags can be flown on Warren County property has been grounded by the full Warren County Commission.

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Officials consider adding turn signal

Officials consider adding turn signal

Motorists are requesting a left-turn signal on Vervilla Road at the intersection of Chancery Street and Morrison Street to make the onramp to Highway 55 ...

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Motlow gets land

Motlow College has the land to further expand its robotics program.

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Evil clown rumor spreads

Evil clown rumor spreads

The evil clown rumor has reached epidemic proportions, spreading from coast to coast, and even leading to a teen claiming he was cut by a ...

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Upcoming Meetings 9-25

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

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WCHS volleyball falls to Cookeville

WCHS volleyball falls to Cookeville

The WCHS varsity volleyball team (6-4, 14-6) faced a tough opponent in their final district match, losing to Cookeville’s Lady Cavaliers, 19-25, 15-15, 17-25 ...

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Parade set for Friday at 12:45 p.m.

Parade set for Friday at 12:45 p.m.

It’s been a hectic week for Warren County High School students as they get energized for the 2016 Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 23 ...

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Drill deals with disaster

Drill deals with disaster

Madison Jones was in a school bus Wednesday morning on her way to WCHS when tornado-like winds caused the bus to roll and toss passengers ...

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Pills allegedly offered in trade at fair

A woman faces drug charges after she allegedly tried to trade pills last week for a prize at the Warren County A&L Fair.

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Church serves thank you meal to officers

Church serves thank you meal to officers

Law enforcement officers and the citizens they are sworn to protect continue to collide with fatal consequences.

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McMinnville man sentenced for crash

McMinnville man sentenced for crash

A McMinnville man has been sentenced in DeKalb County criminal court for his involvement in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 56 last year.

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Landlords face charges after theft of safe from renter

Landlords face grand theft charges after their renter claims they stole a safe worth thousands of dollars.

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Smith gets probation for running from cops with teens in car

A man who led deputies on a chase with two underage passengers in his SUV has been granted probation.

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Stolen horse and buggy road sign found in woods

Stolen horse and buggy road sign found in woods

The missing road sign valued at $1,400 has been found and returned to the Warren County Highway Department.

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General Sessions 9-23

A 45-person docket was heard Tuesday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court. Included in Tuesday’s session:

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Gas prices likely to continue to rise

Gas prices likely to continue to rise

Gasoline prices in McMinnville jumped more than 20 cents higher than the state average on Tuesday as gas stations scrambled to keep fuel for their ...

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Road work forces detour this week

Road work forces detour this week

Motorists, be ready to detour. McMinnville Public Works Department has closed a section of Old Smithville Road. The temporarily situation is a necessary one.

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Political signs become targets

Political signs become targets

Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much, but they have found common ground on one fundamental issue – stolen election signs.

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Yoga, meditation to be at Isha

Yoga, meditation to be at Isha

Flashy performances will take a backseat to inner reflection this Saturday as the Isha Foundation commemorates World Peace Day atop Harrison Ferry Mountain.

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Dad sentenced after leaving son at crash

A drunk driving father bolted with one of his sons after he hit a tree while fleeing police, leaving his other son injured at the ...

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Taylor charged with assaulting girlfriend

A man faces up to six years in prison after he assaulted his girlfriend when she threw him out of their house.

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Child car seat education to be offered Oct. 4

Child car seat education to be offered Oct. 4

McMinnville Police Department is urging parents to take part in National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 18-24, to ensure their child is properly restrained.

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Husband charged with tracking estranged wife's car

A Dowelltown man faces charges for hiding a tracking device in his wife’s car while he was under a restraining order for allegedly beating ...

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Teen indicted for stealing

A West Riverside teen has been indicted for selling a boy’s four-wheeler and pocketing the cash.

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Driver Testing Center given green light by county

Warren County commissioners are financially on board with reopening the state’s Driver Testing Center until June 30, 2017.

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Traffic Court 9-21

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

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Autumn Street Fair scheduled for Oct. 1

Autumn Street Fair scheduled for Oct. 1

Plans are being finalized for the 2016 Autumn Street Fair. The community event is scheduled for Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p ...

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Ferris wheel cart overturns

Ferris wheel cart overturns

A Warren County High School freshman was left clinging from a Ferris wheel Friday afternoon when her cart reportedly overturned near the top of the ...

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Business Cheetah 9-18

Business Cheetah 9-18

The slab has been poured. Now it’s only a matter of time before sausage gravy begins pouring too.

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Grads providing alternative to hotels

Grads providing alternative to hotels

It pays to be near the action.

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