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Mystery solved

Mystery solved

The mystery of what can be found at the end of a rainbow has finally been solved. The treasure is not a pot of gold, but a group of children playing in a puddle of water. The water was courtesy of McMinnville Fire Department’s Tower One, which sprayed a cool mist down on children at a recent West Elementary after-school event.

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WCHS takes swipe at stopping fights

With Warren County High School taking on the look of the movie “Fight Club” during its first few weeks in session, administrators are enacting tougher rules.

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Students can cash in with free tuition

Gov. Bill Haslam’s vision to provide a tuition-free opportunity for every Tennessee student to earn a college credential is now a reality beginning with students graduating high school with the class of 2015. 

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Home for a hero

Home for a hero

With construction under way for the handicapped-accessible house for wounded warrior Chaz Allen and family, West Point is getting involved and is hoping to help the family raise money to offset the high cost of the home.

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Freeze Road to get new bridge

Freeze Road to get new bridge

Freeze Road will soon be getting a new bridge after the Warren County Financial Management Committee approved a bid to replace the existing structure.

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City works to terminate uniform contract

McMinnville officials are attempting an early termination of an existing uniform contract with Cintas for the Fire Department. The contract is not set to expire until July 2017.

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Tennessee Promise questions answered

Q: Who is eligible for Tennessee Promise?

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Sentences handed down in traffic court

 

A 91-person docket was heard by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court.

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High speed fugitive snatched

 

 

 

 

A man who was on the lamb for two years after leading lawmen on a high speed chase through a subdivision is now back in town and facing a mountain of charges.

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Reelection likely for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.

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Mother, 3 kids, killed in plane crash

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children.

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Eight seeking state attorney general position

NASHVILLE (AP) — Eight candidates submitted applications with the Tennessee Supreme Court by Friday’s deadline to be considered for the next eight-year term as state attorney general.

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Two-hour parking limit comes under scrutiny

Parking on Main Street, specifically the two-hour parking limit in front of some businesses, will be a topic for discussion for officials in the near future.

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Traffic Court

A 24-person docket was heard by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court. Included in court action:

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Cruise-In relocated to Blue Building

October’s Main Street McMinnville Cruise-In will be relocated from Court Square to the parking lot of the Blue Building due to a scheduling conflict with the Autumn Street Fair on the first Saturday of that month.

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Classical guitarist to play at library

World-renowned classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will be performing at Magness Library on Saturday, Sept. 20. Tickets are $25 and are now on sale.

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County discusses school technology, new bridge

The Warren County Financial Management Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss bids on several county projects, as well as the possible disposal of surplus property.

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Father charged after crashing while trying to buckle up 2-year-old

Citations have been issued against a father who crashed his car and seriously injured himself while trying to buckle in his 2-year-old son to avoid a ticket.

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School Board has new faces

Thursday marked a farewell for two School Board members who were defeated in their recent attempts at reelection.

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Partnership provides food

Wednesday was a historic day for Bridgestone Warren Plant and Warren County Schools. The two partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Nashville to provide 70 bags of food for families at Bobby Ray Elementary and West Elementary Schools. 

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