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Fight over housework brings charges

A man who accidentally cut his wife during an argument over who does the most housework has been hit with domestic assault charges.

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Summer concerts wrap up Friday

Summer concerts wrap up Friday

The Main Street Live summer concert series continues this Friday night with country music from the Alvarado Road Show.

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Holy grand theft, Batman

A riddler gave lawmen the slip when he bailed out of a patrol car after being arrested for grand theft auto.

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School standardized testing reduced

School standardized testing reduced

Parents and educators who have been clamoring for fewer standardized tests have gotten their wish.

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Bond reduced in murder of Luna

Bond has been dropped for two youths accused of killing a man in Mt. Leo in January during a botched drug heist.

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Wrong way driver hit with charges

A man caught going the wrong way down Morford Street, running cars off the road along the way, has been hit with charges.

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Sign up now for Mountain Crawl race

Sign up now for the second annual McMinnville Mountain Crawl slated for Aug. 6 at 2 p.m.

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Bonnaroo boosts River Cleanup

Bonnaroo boosts River Cleanup

This year’s river cleanup effort in Warren County received an added boost from Bonnaroo by way of a grant to purchase boats for the ...

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Health Department to offer expectant parent workshop

The birth of your baby will be one of the most memorable events in your life. Warren County Health Department will be offering a free ...

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River Cleanup attracts 375 volunteers

River Cleanup attracts 375 volunteers

The McMinnville Breakfast Rotary Club spearheads a River Cleanup Project each year to preserve a natural resource and promote economic development. This year’s effort ...

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Register now for Great BODIES!

Register now for Great BODIES!

It's time for the 5th annual Great BODIES! car show and swap meet to benefit Families in Crisis. Register now for the Aug. 13 ...

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Education Notes 7-27

Education Notes 7-27

A McMinnville college student has been awarded a scholarship from Farm Credit Mid-America as part of the organization’s commitment to developing the next generation ...

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Zaxby's prepares to spread its wings in McMinnville

MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. — With construction nearing a close, the newest Zaxby’s restaurant in McMinnville is coming soon to 511 N. Chancery St. The fast casual ...

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Laser-shooting robots prove important in Boone Dam repairs

OAK GROVE, Tenn. (AP) — Lasers have a pretty ominous reputation in popular culture, but at Boone Dam, they serve a decidedly non-destructive purpose.

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Federal prison escape recaptured in Nebraska corn field

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Federal officials say an inmate has been recaptured after escaping from a minimum security work camp in Yankton.

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Distribution of cameras leaves some neighborhoods in dark

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A review of Memphis' SkyCop surveillance cameras shows most are guarding either the city's prized downtown developments or its wealthiest East ...

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Bridge to heroism

Bridge to heroism

Two bridges in Warren County were dedicated on Thursday, one in memory of Joe Delong and one in honor of Eric Frazier.

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Lifeguards save baby

Lifeguards save baby

Gilley Pool lifeguards Robert Eschenbacher and Ethan Bandy are being credited with saving the life of an 11-month-old boy on Friday.

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Business Cheetah 7-24

Business Cheetah 7-24

I’m going to start today’s business column with a short tribute to a man who had as much of an impact on Warren ...

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Animal cruelty under investigation

Animal cruelty under investigation

Charges could be pending against the owner of an emaciated dog found at a home in the Jacksboro Road area Wednesday.

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Standard earns 5 first-place awards

Standard earns 5 first-place awards

The Southern Standard brought home top prizes Thursday from the annual Tennessee Press Association awards banquet, winning first place in five categories.

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Early voting turnout slow

Turnout has been sluggish thus far in early voting with less than a week of early balloting remaining.

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Bess seeks re-election to Warren County School Board

Bess seeks re-election to Warren County School Board

Tanya Shockley Bess has announced her bid for re-election as 4th District member of the Warren County School Board.  In her statement, the first-term board ...

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Drunk driving dad sentenced

A drunk driving dad has been given 10 days in jail after he was caught driving under the influence with his 18-month-old son in the ...

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Local businesses win Ovation Awards

Local businesses win Ovation Awards

Two Warren County businesses have been recognized with Ovation Awards by the Upper Cumberland Business Journal.

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WCHS band invites public to free event

WCHS band invites public to free event

The Pioneer Pride Marching Band is inviting everyone to watch them strut their stuff this Friday, July 29, at 5 p.m. at Nunley Stadium.

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Smoke 'n Guns ready to heat up Park Theater

Smoke 'n Guns ready to heat up Park Theater

The Park Theater stage is set for Nashville’s hottest new country/rock duo Smoke ‘n Guns this Friday, July 29. Tickets are on sale.

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Mother gets 15 years for baby's death

Mother gets 15 years for baby's death

The teen mother of a baby who suffocated has been given 15 years in prison for felony child neglect.

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NKorean airliner catches fire, makes forced landing in China

BEIJING (AP) — An airliner operated by North Korea's flag carrier caught fire and made an emergency landing in northeastern China on Friday, an airport ...

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims ...

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US, allies say they're at key moment in fight against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its anti-Islamic State coalition allies said Thursday they've reached a key moment in their campaign to defeat the ...

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Pentagon revises manual to clarify protections of journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has revised its Law of War guidelines to remove wording that could permit U.S. military commanders to treat war correspondents ...

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Obama decries discrimination against Muslim Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says discriminating against Muslim Americans "feeds the lie" that the West is at war with their religion.

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Clinton has more cash; Trump forgives loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her party entered July with nearly $11 million more on hand than her Republican counterpart's operations ...

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Jon Stewart says Trump supporters 'don't own' America

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart has told Donald Trump's supporters they can't take America back, because they "don't own" the country in ...

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New Mexico governor disputes claim Trump reached out on VP

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is disputing a claim that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tried to contact her to be ...

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Democratic delegates cram into hotel rooms to cut high costs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students ...

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Clinton looks to steal Trump thunder with VP pick

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton moved closer to introducing her running mate, snatching attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed ...

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Men sentenced to 2 years in prison in Pokemon weapons case

BOSTON (AP) — Two men who made online threats against the Pokemon World Championships and took guns and ammunition to the event last August pleaded guilty ...

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Running for her life

Running for her life

At a time when most children are beginning school, Kasar Abdulla was in Iraqi running for her life from armed forces sent by Saddam Hussein ...

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