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County to vote on 10 cent tax increase

The County Budget and Finance Committee voted on Tuesday night for a 10 cent tax increase after 14 years without. The fund balance after cuts ...

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Patriotic parade preparations

Patriotic parade preparations

Does your child have patriotic spirit? This year’s Yankee Doodle Children’s Parade on July 4 in downtown McMinnville will be the place to ...

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Local HFH completes its 28th house

Local HFH completes its 28th house

Warren County’s Habitat for Humanity handed over the keys for the 28th time, turning over its latest home to a woman and her grandson ...

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Police nab car thieves

Police nab car thieves

Police have cracked an auto theft ring, arresting three men for stealing the vehicles and a woman for trying to cover for them while they ...

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Choking and driving leads to car crash

Choking and driving leads to car crash

A man has been charged with felony assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend while he was behind the wheel of a vehicle – the incident ending ...

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Richardson crashes motorcycle

Richardson crashes motorcycle

A man who fled deputies on a motorcycle carrying a large cache of drugs faces a long list of criminal charges.

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Knife attack lands Hirzel in jail

A man was sentenced to a month in jail after he threatened a woman with a knife.

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McCarver to headline Van Buren County Mountain Homecoming

McCarver to headline Van Buren County Mountain Homecoming

The 26th annual Van Buren County Mountain Homecoming is gearing up for another day of fun, music, food and surprises for July 9 from 9 ...

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Light up your life at annual firework show July 4

Be prepared for some brilliant colors on Monday, July 4, when Dr Pepper Bottling Company lights up the sky at 9 p.m. with its ...

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Senate news 6-29

State Sen. Janice Bowling will visit Warren County this Thursday, June 30, for her next town hall meeting with her constituents.

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Nonprofits may benefit from city's generosity

McMinnville officials are considering a significant increase to local nonprofits for the upcoming fiscal year. A total of $313,479 which is $62,400 more ...

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Jam at Smithville Jamboree this weekend

Jam at Smithville Jamboree this weekend

The small town of Smithville will become one of the bigger towns in the Midstate this weekend as it celebrates the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and ...

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Saturation patrol set for holiday weekend

If you’re looking to see bright red and blue colors this Fourth of July weekend, hope it’s not a police officer behind your ...

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Rock till you drop Friday night with Joe Harvey Band

Rock till you drop Friday night with Joe Harvey Band

The Main Street Live summer concert series is keeping the music going this Friday night with the Joe Harvey Band offering a classic rock theme.

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Will county fly Confederate flag?

Will county fly Confederate flag?

Warren County is considering a request to allow a Confederate flag to be placed at the courthouse.

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Business Cheetah 6-26

Business Cheetah 6-26

There’s sad news on the medical front, dear readers. One of our local physicians is leaving town for the frigid environs of North Dakota.

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County enacting cuts to make budget

County enacting cuts to make budget

Warren County commissioners made several cuts to the budget for fiscal year 2016-17 after taking a look at the bottom line.

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Walmart catches clerk, 19, stealing

For the second time this month, a Walmart employee has been busted for skimming from the cash register.

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Woman allegedly pulls gun during fight

A woman has been charged with felony assault for allegedly pointing a gun at another woman and threatening to kill her.

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Tibbetts charged with stealing from ex-father-in-law

A woman faces felony charges after she allegedly ripped off her ex-father-in-law’s credit card without him knowing.

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Pill smuggler gets extra six months in jail

A woman who tried to smuggle pills into Warren County Jail will get to stay an extra six months in the facility.

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City to begin fiscal year with $6 million

The city of McMinnville had a strong financial year. If projected numbers remain unchanged, the city will begin fiscal year 2016-17 with almost $6 million.

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Child support office exceeds collection goals by $250K

Child support office exceeds collection goals by $250K

The local district attorney general’s child support office has again been recognized by the state for its outstanding performance.

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George sentenced for phony money

A man who suckered someone into giving him change for a counterfeit $100 bill will not only have to give the victim his $100 back ...

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Belgian court rejects challenge to Abrini extradition

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian appeals court on Thursday upheld a judge's ruling that Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini can be extradited to France to ...

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Two locals to carry Olympic torch

Two locals to carry Olympic torch

A few kind words can go a long way.

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Shoplifter uses stepson as decoy

Shoplifter uses stepson as decoy

A repeat shoplifter faces charges for allegedly using his stepson as his partner in crime to rip off Dollar General in Morrison.

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Driver Center now estimated at $300K

The Driver Testing Center isn’t any closer to relocating into McMinnville City Hall and the price just keeps rising.

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Barto walking for healthier living

Barto walking for healthier living

A man who is walking from the Chattanooga area to Nashville will be making a stop in McMinnville this Saturday.

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Baby bouncer charged with assault

Felony assault charges have been filed against a man after he bounced a baby onto the floor while he was fighting with his brother-in-law.

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Malone bound to grand jury for DUI

A drunk driver who ran from the law, only to find himself wrecked in someone’s front yard, has been bound to the grand jury ...

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Raises in progress for Animal Control, Veterans Service

Raises in progress for Animal Control, Veterans Service

Warren County commissioners were in a financially giving mood Tuesday, but not to everyone.

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Main Street merchant Lively dies at 94

Main Street merchant Lively dies at 94

In the days when downtown McMinnville was filled with soda fountains and Main Street was the community magnet, Bill Lively was a friendly face behind ...

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City wants more acts at Park Theater

City wants more acts at Park Theater

Bigger and better performances could be on their way to Park Theater.

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Fleeing man tries to run over clerk

Fleeing man tries to run over clerk

What started as an attempt to steal beer from a Newtown store has brought felony assault charges against a man after he allegedly threatened one ...

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School Director has contract extended

School Director has contract extended

Director of Schools Bobby Cox won’t need to call Red Ball Moving anytime soon as his contract has been extended to the maximum four ...

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Paddlefest set for this Saturday

Paddlefest set for this Saturday

It’s time to float the river to help Kids of the Community.

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BFFs turn 102 this year

BFFs turn 102 this year

If life is war, then friends are our allies.

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iPhone tattles on two thieves

A couple may have figured out it’s not wise to steal a cellphone after they were tracked down thanks to the phone’s theft ...

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Volunteers needed for trail clean-up

Volunteers are needed to work on River Trail East this Saturday, June 25, at 8:30 a.m.

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