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Murder victim's remains identified

Skeletal remains found last month in the Rock Island area have been positively identified.

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School shooting meeting set for Tuesday at WCHS

Anger was transformed into cries of despair Friday in Florida as parents began burying their children killed in yet another school massacre.

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Puppy season begins

Puppy season begins

One of the saddest seasons for people who work in animal shelters has begun.

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Hotdogs, hot deals and a cool freezer

The Southern Standard will show gratitude to our customers this Friday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Sherrill announces candidacy for circuit court clerk

Sherrill announces candidacy for circuit court clerk

Longtime crime and courts writer Duane Sherrill believes his nearly three decades working closely with the court system and his knowledge of mass communication make ...

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Fountain of knowledge

Fountain of knowledge

A Little Free Library has made its way onto Court Square.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Puppy! The Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center has more than 20 puppies in need of a good homes. This one is a boxer ...

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Couple's charges dropped

Child neglect charges have been dropped against parents accused of being stoned on meth and not caring for their 1-month-old.

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Traffic court

Sentences were handed down Thursday by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court.

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General sessions

entences were handed down Tuesday morning by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Arraignment Court. In the morning session:

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Students sign up for new lease on education

Students sign up for new lease on education

Education is a key to success and some students are signing on the dotted line for achievement.

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Forth, 22, released after drunken target practice

A man who got drunk and began popping off rounds with his pistol in his backyard off East Main Street has been released on time-served.

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Covenant Academy honor rolls

Covenant Academy headmaster Alan Smith is announcing the school’s honor rolls for the second quarter:

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Business Pulse

Business Pulse

It’s the end of an era. The store at Three Star Mall that’s been lonely and empty for nearly a generation is no ...

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Adults can now apply for Tennessee's tuition-free schooling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says applications are now being accepted for adults who want to enroll tuition-free this fall at a community ...

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Google breaks ground on $600M Tennessee data center

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Google has broken ground on a $600 million data center in Tennessee that will bring 70 to 100 high-tech jobs.

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Man charged with selling stolen cattle in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a man has been charged with selling stolen cattle in Tennessee.

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Hunting and fishing licenses going on sale in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Licenses for hunting and fishing are going on sale this weekend in Tennessee.

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Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling ...

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13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15 ...

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Mexicans hold mournful procession for endangered porpoise

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Activists and artists in Mexico held a mournful, dirge-like procession for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise Saturday, as the species' numbers fell ...

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7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in ...

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Live ammo found in middle school restroom prompts lockdown

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Live ammunition was discovered by a custodian in a Rhode Island middle school boys' restroom, prompting a lockdown, police said.

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Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with ...

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The Latest: Thousands rally for gun control after massacre

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):

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Election field is set

The ballot has been set, and it’s a long one at that, as voters prepare to head to the polls to elect new leaders ...

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Griffith's mission of mercy coming to end

Griffith's mission of mercy coming to end

Amid the brutal isolation and untamed wilderness of her remote town in Africa, Warren County native Kayla Griffith is saving lives.

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Costs could curb city paving plans

Costs could curb city paving plans

Street paving has hit a bump in the road.

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Free flu shots offered Friday

If you haven’t received a flu shot, Flu Shot Friday could be the day.

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Movie night at Magness

Magness Library will be offering free movies and popcorn in February.

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AutoPulse batteries carry shocking costs

AutoPulse batteries carry shocking costs

Warren County EMS could spend up to $8,000 on 10 life-saving batteries.

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‘I pledge allegiance’

‘I pledge allegiance’

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands one nation under God, indivisible ...

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Learn What Your Name Means Day

Have you ever thought about the meaning of your name? Its origin or history? Maybe you should, because you might be surprised with its meaning.

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Handwashing vital to health

Handwashing vital to health

Just how important is it to remember to wash our hands? Evidently it’s very important according to doctors and medical personnel, saying it is ...

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Celebrate Letter Writing Month

Celebrate Letter Writing Month

National Letter Writing Month is designated for April, but hand-written letters can be sent anytime of the year. The month is just a way to ...

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Happy Valentine's

Happy Valentine's

A night of romance can be an expensive thing.

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New cellphone law makes connection

New cellphone law makes connection

Most motorists are adhering to a new Tennessee law that restricts the use of cellphones in active school zones, according to McMinnville Police Chief Bryan ...

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Companies can't ignore culture of harassment

Employers who tolerate or ignore sexual harassment in their workplace are likely inviting costly, and possibly devastating, legal problems, a top attorney in employment law ...

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Man allegedly punches, points gun at girlfriend

A man accused of sticking a handgun to the head of his live-in girlfriend and punching her in the face is in jail after failing ...

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Man jailed for robbing woman at knife point

A thief who jumped into a woman’s car and robbed her at knife-point in January has been given 90 days in jail.

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