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Traffic Court

A 78-person docket was heard Thursday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court. Included in court action:

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Food Bank finds new home

The Warren County Emergency Food Bank has found a new location at 203 Durham Street and things are looking up for the organization that helps feed the hungry.

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Holocaust liberator to speak on WCPI 91.3

World War II combat veteran and Holocaust liberator Jimmy Gentry and Danielle Kahane-Kaminsky, executive director of the Tennessee Holocaust Commission, will be interview guests on the weekly Focus program on non-commercial public radio WCPI 91.3. 

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Groups gearing up for a very Disney Christmas

McMinnville’s 2014 Christmas Parade “A Disney Christmas” is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 p.m.

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Board approves Park work that exceeds $2M mark

Park Theatre renovation will include a heating and cooling unit, as well as electrical and plumbing, totaling $40,861. Both measures were considered Tuesday night and bids were accepted by the McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Foodland Plus now Share donation site

There’s plenty of time to make a donation to Share A Christmas Dinner, a program that helps ensure everyone in the community has a meal this holiday season. Distribution is set for Dec. 19.

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New leadership

New leadership

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Tax rebate not likely for city residents

A rebate for McMinnville city taxpayers is becoming less likely, as the action taken Oct. 28 was determined to be inappropriate and the state has yet to decide if the city can offer a refund.

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Holiday peek

Holiday peek

Local artisan Darlene Cooley-Williams has seen it all when it comes to the Warren County Arts and Crafts Fair. Having been a vendor 40 of the event’s 45 years, she is one of the earliest people to exhibit her work at the craft fair.

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School system to pay for extra SROs

Every school in Warren County will soon have an armed officer patrolling its campus as the Board of Education has voted to fund extra school resource officers.

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New highway opens

New highway opens

 

There’s light at the end of the tunnel on the Nashville Highway project as the first cars to travel the 12.94-mile stretch of road from Newtown to Woodbury Mountain will hit the road by noon Monday.

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Man goes from likeable to gunman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State graduate Myron May seemed to change from a well-liked young attorney to would-be killer in a matter of months, stopped only by a fusillade of police bullets outside the library at his alma mater after he opened fire on students who dove between the stacks to escape.

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Jailed for murder they didn't commit

CLEVELAND (AP) — There is a possibility that three men, two brothers and their best friend, could be reunited nearly 40 years after they were sentenced to death for a 1975 slaying they say they did not commit.

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Obama to sell immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy.

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Wrecked car was Blaylock's

A man who crashed his car and then told lawmen it wasn’t his vehicle will serve 135 days in jail after they found the keys to the car in his pocket.

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Commission meeting recap

Finalizing the morgue budget issue that has been in discussion for several months was the main event of Monday night’s full Warren County Commission meeting.

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Parade deadline is today

Don’t mess with the Empire on Saturday, Dec. 6, as “Star Wars” stormtroopers will be the grand marshals for this year’s 2014 Christmas Parade scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m.

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McMinnville says farewell to three aldermen

The McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen said farewell to three of its members Tuesday night. Aldermen Ken Smith, Billy Wood and Rick Barnes officially completed their service to the city.

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County establishes committee members

The county maintains 10 committees to oversee various aspects of county government. Each committee has specific departments they oversee and are made up of five commissioners, including a chairman.

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Wood Service Station a Christmas ornament

Morrison Ruritan is currently selling its sixth in a series of Christmas ornaments. This year’s ornament features the old Ebb Wood Service Station, one of the oldest service stations in Morrison.

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