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Smith bound for running officer off road

A man who ran a police officer off the road and nearly caused a serious accident has been bound to the grand jury.

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County tries to take land by eminent domain

Warren County Memorial Airport has received approval from county commissioners to cease its negotiations to acquire 6.16 acres from a neighbor and take flight with eminent domain.

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WCMS readers earn kayak trip

It’s been said reading unlocks the wonders of imagination.

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River Park among elite in patient safety


River Park was recognized for being in the top 5 percent of the nation’s hospitals in terms of safety during a ceremony last week on the hospital lawn.

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Graduation Road

“Oh Darling” get ready for members of the Warren County High School class of 2015 to “Come Together” one final time as they receive their diplomas and “Carry That Weight” of new responsibility as they enter the next phase of their lives.

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The Class of 2015 graduation cartoon

The Class of 2015 graduation cartoon

The annual graduation cartoon drawn by Southern Standard Graphic Artist Seth Wright has now been released. See who you recognize in this year's version.

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Video footage of officer drug behind car released

Video footage of officer drug behind car released

The man who dragged a police officer with his van following a traffic stop has been bound to the grand jury on numerous felony counts.

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Mejia claims theft was just prostitution

A woman who claimed she was merely being paid back for sexual favors will serve a year in jail for theft and forgery.

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Local clubs donate art supplies to Vanderbilt

Children undergoing cancer treatments at Vanderbilt are faced with a great many challenges. In an effort to provide them with a creative diversion during what’s a difficult time, several local clubs banded together to collect art supplies.

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Doggart pleads guilty to planning attack

NASHVILLE (AP) — A man who ran for Congress last year in East Tennessee has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a small Muslim enclave in New York.

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Bee blamed for causing Jeep to crash into yard

A bee is being blamed for what could have been a tragic crash on River Drive that saw both occupants walk away after their Jeep struck a tree and overturned.

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Two indicted for death of 22-month-old

Two people have been indicted by a special session of the DeKalb County grand jury in connection with the death of a 22-month-old child.

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Myers, 49, struck by car, airlifted

A woman was hit by a car as she was walking on the side of the road with her son Tuesday morning.

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Business Roundtable 5-20-15

DN Plastics is the newest manufacturing plant in Warren County, located at 8070 Manchester Highway in Morrison. 

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It's showtime!

After more than 10 years of planning, the grand Park Theater has been returned to its former glory and was opened to the public for viewing Saturday. The facility is owned by the city of McMinnville and utilized a budget of over $2 million to renovate the historic building breathing new life in the multi-functional facility. 

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Business Pulse 5-17-15

Business Pulse 5-17-15

We are a competitive bunch here in the Southern Standard newsroom. Toss out an activity and chances are we’ll find a way to turn it into some sort of tournament.

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Stamp Out Hunger collects 7,000 pounds of food

The annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive held last weekend by McMinnville Post Office employees collected approximately 7,000 pounds of nonperishable food.

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Gilley Pool opening its gates Saturday

Get ready to dive in. Gilley Pool opens next weekend on Saturday, May 23.

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MPD joining Click It or Ticket campaign

As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies across Tennessee will be stepping up seat belt enforcement from May 18-31.

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Woman charged for running cars off road

A woman coming back from Last Chance Saloon faces felony charges after another motorist followed her home after she nearly ran him off the road.

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