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Meth offenses soar as crime up statewide

Meth offenses in Tennessee soared by 37 percent in 2017, part of the reason overall crime in the state was higher last year, according to ...

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Annual 5K helps local families

Annual 5K helps local families

Saturday proved to be perfect running weather for this year’s 7th annual Queens for a Cause Autism 5K in downtown McMinnville. Around 500 participants ...

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Early voting creeps to finish

According to the Warren County Election Commission, turnout for early voting has been sluggish with only 1,563 absentee and early voters casting their ballots ...

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Saine named Morrison's Citizen of Year

Monica Saine has been named 2018 Citizen of the Year by Morrison Ruritan.

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Erica Cantrell brings home first place in agriculture

Boyd Christian School student Erica Cantrell competed against ninth-graders from all over the state at the Tennessee Beta Convention in Nashville and received first place ...

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Traffic Court

Judge Bill Locke ruled on the following cases in Traffic Court.

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Pothole-ridden roads to be paved treatment

Warren County Highway Department braced for a bad winter and now it is coping with damage to roads.

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Upcoming meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, county meetings are held at the Warren County Administrative Building located at 201 Locust Street and city meetings are held at City ...

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Uncertainty surrounds future of Blue Building

Uncertainty surrounds future of Blue Building

McMinnville officials created the Tourism Development Board in 2017. It works similar to the Industrial Development Board (IDB), but while IDB focuses on industrial  recruitment ...

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Community calendar

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

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Committee grants permission for 'Chalk Your Downtown'

Committee grants permission for 'Chalk Your Downtown'

Families in Crisis is taking its message to the streets, or more precisely, the sidewalks.

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Bobby Ray Honor Rolls

Bobby Ray Memorial principal Monti Hillis is announcing the school’s honor rolls for the third quarter:

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Business Pulse - Our Penney gaining value

Business Pulse - Our Penney gaining value

What a difference a year makes for our JC Penney.

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Alexander calls for more modern housing in town

Alexander calls for more modern housing in town

Economic development was on the minds of McMinnville Breakfast Rotary Club members when Industrial Develop-ment Board director Don Alexander visited the group as guest speaker.

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Lawmakers nullify TN Ready results

Lawmakers nullify TN Ready results

 

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers scrambled to pass legislation Thursday to make sure no students, teachers or schools suffer as a result of repeated failures with ...

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Putting it all on the line

Putting it all on the line

Warren County High School’s Junior ROTC program motivates its cadets to be good students today and better citizens for tomorrow.

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Whittaker squanders second chance

A woman who stole more than $30,000, but had the chance to have the grand theft charge erased from her record, did not make ...

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SUV rollover

SUV rollover

A woman was injured Thursday morning when she was run off Yager Road by another vehicle causing her SUV to flip before landing right side ...

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Sexting among online dangers for kids

How many times have you handed your child your phone, iPad or laptop to keep them occupied? Perhaps your children already have their own. According ...

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Judkins announces candidacy for County Commissioner

Judkins announces candidacy for County Commissioner

My name is Lori Judkins and I am an independent candidate for District 5 County Commissioner.

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Sign up now for Viola Valley Half Marathon

Sign up now for Viola Valley Half Marathon

Sign-ups are off and running for the seventh annual Viola Valley Half Marathon, which is set to take place Saturday, May 19, at 7 a ...

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Little Free Library comes to Morrison City Park

Little Free Library comes to Morrison City Park

There’s a new Little Free Library coming to Morrison City Park.

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Term limits rescinded for county boards

A county regulation that placed term limits on the Board of Equalization and three boards that serve Warren County Airport has been removed.

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Car bursts into flames in Gondola parking lot

Car bursts into flames in Gondola parking lot

Austin Nelson said he hadn’t experienced any trouble with his BMW in the three years he has owned it.

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Test fails

The state can’t shake its failing grade when it comes to standardized testing.

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Committee: Martin alone in desire to close Animal Control

Committee: Martin alone in desire to close Animal Control

The county Health and Welfare Committee has no plans to shut down Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center, says Commissioner Blaine Wilcher.

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Sip & Saveur part of busy weekend

Sip & Saveur part of busy weekend

Enjoy historic downtown McMinnville this Saturday, April 21 with an evening for relaxation and socialization at Junior Auxiliary of McMinnville’s Sip & Saveur: Tasting and ...

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Business Roundtable - Daughters taking over at McMinnville Drug Center

Long-term partners Whit Taylor and Charles Marsh are in the process of retiring from McMinnville Drug Center at 1500 Sparta Street in McMinnville. Replacing them ...

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Tractor-trailer goes airborne

A truck driver was airlifted Monday night after his tractor-trailer hit a car from behind, ramped up an embankment, and flew an estimated 75 to ...

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Triplett praises McMinnville for its tourist attractions

Triplett praises McMinnville for its tourist attractions

With three rivers and many navigable creeks, Warren County enjoys a distinct advantage in profiting from tourism.  

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Small Branch bridge nearing completion

Small Branch bridge nearing completion

New bridge construction over Small Branch and Collins River are continuing, and one is nearing completion.

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McMinnville remains part of Tree City USA project

McMinnville remains part of Tree City USA project

McMinnville has been honored for the 17th year with the distinction of being in the Tree City USA program.

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Pork and Bands to charge admission

Pork and Bands will be playing a different tune this coming Saturday.

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T.C. Cope to provide laughs this Friday

T.C. Cope to provide laughs this Friday

Park Theater will have a returning favorite on its stage, welcoming back comedian T.C. Cope this Friday, April 20.

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Circuit court

The following cases were ruled on by Judge Bart Stanley in Circuit Court.

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Gas prices expected to rise soon

Get ready to pay more at the pump.

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Sleeping man found in possession of six different drugs

A man found sleeping in the parking lot of an apartment complex faces numerous charges after police found six different drugs in his possession.

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Students encouraged to get rest as standardized testing begins

Students encouraged to get rest as standardized testing begins

TN Ready test week begins this Monday and the Warren County School System is urging parents to help their children prepare for the standardized test.

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Heavenly performance

Heavenly performance

He was discovered playing in a club in Indianapolis by Warren County’s own Dottie West and rose to country music stardom, highlighted by 1998 ...

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City wants to add road off bypass

City wants to add road off bypass

Consideration is underway to extend Magness Drive to the bypass to alleviate traffic concerns from the construction of Motlow’s Advanced Robotics Center.

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