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It's beginning to look a lot like election season

Some candidates were quick out of the gate Friday as it marked the first day to pick up qualifying papers for the 2018 county election.

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Felons found hiding out with drugs

The sound of running water led to the capture of two convicted felons who were hiding out in a house with drugs and a gun.

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Centerpiece of cheer

Centerpiece of cheer

The centerpiece of downtown Christmas festivities is decking the halls of Court Square.

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Artists flood Civic Center, cater to holiday shoppers

Artists flood Civic Center, cater to holiday shoppers

With 153 vendors filling McMinnville Civic Center to capacity, shoppers took advantage of the Warren County Arts and Crafts Fair to get a jump on ...

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Relay for Life to move to Court Square

Relay for Life to move to Court Square

Big changes are in the works for the 2018 Relay for Life. Among them will be a move from Nunley Stadium to Court Square.

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Depot Bottom bow bandit caught

A woman who stole two decorative bows from the door of Depot Bottom Country Store in full view of a surveillance camera has been placed ...

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Davis gave his life to protect friends

History may not repeat itself, but could it rhyme?

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Stewart caught cheating on drug test

A probationer who was busy yelling at his probation officer, denying he was trying to cheat on his drug test had the evidence fall from ...

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Attempts to hide evidence fail repeatedly

A man who tried and tried to dispose of evidence fell short and is charged with tampering with evidence, as well as possession of drugs.

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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

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Talking in circles

Talking in circles

A circle drive is back under consideration at Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center.

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General Sessions

Sentences were handed down Tuesday afternoon by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Trial Court. Included in court action:

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Business Cheetah

Business Cheetah

The biggest business news of the week comes to us from Cumberland Plaza where it’s been learned the kind-hearted folks at Rafael’s Italian ...

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Knight not guilty after gun discharges

Knight not guilty after gun discharges

A man has been exonerated on felony assault charges after his gun went off, narrowly missing the man he was fighting.

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One injured in four-car crash

One injured in four-car crash

An SUV went airborne Wednesday morning at Depot Bottom as part of a four-car collision that collected an undercover sheriff’s department vehicle.

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Police force in hot pursuit of SUVs, not cars

Police force in hot pursuit of SUVs, not cars

McMinnville Police Department will be slowly making the change from cruisers to SUVs.

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Time to get crafty

Time to get crafty

Linda Dunlap doesn't hesitate when asked her thoughts on the Warren County Arts & Crafts Fair.

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Blood Assurance seeks O-negative blood

A low supply of O-negative blood has brought a plea ahead of a blood drive being held by Blood Assurance at Covenant Academy this Saturday.

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Magness Library opens new Children's Library

Magness Library opens new Children's Library

Magness Library officially opened its new Children’s Library on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting.

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Midwest Maintenance gets vote of confidence

Midwest Maintenance has the confidence of Upland Design Group when it comes to its ability to complete work on WCMS’s pedestrian bridges at the ...

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General Sessions

Sentences were handed down Tuesday morning by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Arraignment Court. Included in court action:

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Christmas tree is coming to town

Christmas tree is coming to town

The centerpiece of McMinnville’s Christmas celebration will soon make its way onto Court Square, but a lighting ceremony won’t be held until Tuesday ...

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City considers three-way stop in Westwood

Does Westwood need another three-way stop?

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Woman, 21, dies running from law

Woman, 21, dies running from law

A woman was killed and her young passenger injured Sunday night when her car struck a tree while she was trying to get away from ...

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The deadline for entering the city of McMinnville’s 2017 Christmas Parade is close of business this

The deadline for entering the city of McMinnville’s 2017 Christmas Parade is close of business this

The deadline for entering the city of McMinnville’s 2017 Christmas Parade is close of business this Friday, Nov. 17. No late entries will be ...

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She crawled out through the bathroom window

A woman is in jail after she lied to police about her name and then fled apprehension by crawling out a bathroom window.

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Noon Exchange honors officers

Noon Exchange honors officers

Two officers were honored during the Noon Exchange Club’s annual Officer of the Year luncheon. Austin Wortman was named Policeman of the Year and ...

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Wonderland of Trees adds spirit to mall

Five-year-old Magnolia Thomas was certainly in the Christmas spirit Monday afternoon at Three Star Mall.

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Ferrell enters guilty plea to lying about stolen car

A woman who claimed her car had been stolen but still had both keys has entered a guilty plea to perjury for lying to police.

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Prayer key to relationship with God

Prayer key to relationship with God

If you’re praying for a close relationship with God, you’re on the right track.

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Traffic Court

Sentences were handed down this past week by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Traffic Court. Included in court action:

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School talk on menu at legislative reception

School-related issues were a hot topic during a recent legislative reception at WCHS.

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FFA Alumni to hold Barn Raisin' auction

FFA Alumni to hold Barn Raisin' auction

Warren County High School students need financial assistance to build a barn to expand their farming education.

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Escape attempt fails

A man caught hacking at his cell window at Warren County Jail has been charged with attempted escape.

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Man accused of shooting at neighbor

Man accused of shooting at neighbor

A man faces felony assault charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his neighbor who was holding her 5-month-old daughter.

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Program salutes veterans

Program salutes veterans

“We need to remember the sacrifices made, the lives lost and the lost family time. We need to remember that Veterans Day is also freedom ...

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Rotarians act after wildfire destruction

Rotarians act after wildfire destruction

One of the largest natural disasters in Tennessee history occurred almost a year ago.

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Ex-boyfriend charged with tire iron assault

Ex-boyfriend charged with tire iron assault

Felony charges have been filed against an ex-boyfriend after he burst into his ex’s home and assaulted a man with a tire iron.

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Caught wet-footed

Caught wet-footed

Wet boots helped deputies crack the case after a man fled the scene of a wreck and then tried to claim his car had been ...

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Commissioners look at repaving bridge

Commissioners look at repaving bridge

The bridge on Bluff Springs Road will not be replaced at this time, but it could be resurfaced.

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