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City OKs $150,000 for building morgue

Warren County Commissioners approved spending $150,000 for building a morgue.

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Drunk driver gets jail time for hitting garbage truck

A driver who was trashed on a cocktail of drugs and slammed into the back of a moving garbage truck will serve 12 days in jail.

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City hires Park Theatre coordinator

Park Theatre has a new face for its future. Sara Morgan has been chosen as Park Theatre coordinator.

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City fire rating still first rate

McMinnville fire protection remains among the best in Tennessee.

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Fisk avoids kidnapping conviction

A $20 debt will land a man behind bars after he was convicted of forcing the debtor into a car outside Walmart and then beating him up.

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Early release denied for deadly crash

A young man who escaped with just a year in jail for killing a teenage passenger when he slammed into a tree after huffing fumes to get high has been denied early release.

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McMinnville ranked second safest city from storms

McMinnville might not be the safest city in Tennessee from severe weather. According to a recent report, it is No. 2.  

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Parton collects third criminal charge

A man already facing two criminal charges has picked up a third after he led officers on a chase while driving his box truck.

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Business Pulse 3-1-15

Business Pulse 3-1-15

I drink a cup of coffee just about every day with varying degrees of enjoyment. Sometimes the coffee is a rich, tasty blend. Other times not so much.

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Tubb gets probation for food stamp fraud

Tubb gets probation for food stamp fraud

A local caterer who lied to the state to get food stamp assistance will serve no jail time, but is responsible for paying back the money she received.

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Gore pleads guilty following political run

A man who had dreams of becoming a state lawmaker became a felon instead when his house of cards came tumbling down after he wrote hot checks for campaign signs and then tried stealing from his former boss.

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Winter glory hits McMinnville

If you were impressed with how clear city streets were Thursday morning, you can thank McMinnville’s Public Works Department.

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City low on salt

The slushy snow that fell Wednesday night and Thursday morning didn’t require an abundance of salt to clear it from roads.

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Williams celebrates 104th birthday

A man believed to be the oldest in Warren County turned 104 on Wednesday.

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Library celebrates Black History Month

Magness Library will be celebrating Black History Month this Saturday, Feb. 28. The event is open to the public.

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Snowbird gets warm reception at Midway

Snowbird picked an opportune time to visit children at Midway Head Start. His appearance was the week before Warren County was hit with a blast of winter weather.

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Post your pictures on Standard Facebook

Here's a newsflash. People enjoy posting pictures on Facebook.

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Weather Related Closings

Weather Related Closings

Warren County Schools open 2 hours late Monday, Feb. 23rd. Bus drivers use discretion. Day Care will be open.

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Barr faces animal cruelty charges

A woman has been indicted for leaving her dog in her car to die from heat stroke this past summer while she drank in an air-conditioned bar.

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Weather Related Closings

Weather related delays and closings will be listed here as they come in to us. If you have a closing or delay to report please email tshang@southernstandard.com with the details.

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