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WCHS Homecoming 2017

WCHS Homecoming 2017

Call it a can-do attitude.

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Viola to erupt with activity

Viola to erupt with activity

It’s almost time for the Good Old Days with Viola Valley Homecoming set for this coming Saturday, Sept. 30.

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Business Cheetah 9-24

Business Cheetah 9-24

This shopping war may be getting out of hand. In what’s shaping up as a heavyweight fight, Walmart just announced a new service on ...

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WannaBeatles set to invade Park Theater

WannaBeatles set to invade Park Theater

Park Theater is being invaded by The WannaBeatles.

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Grandmother takes gun away

A man who reportedly held a gun to his head and threatened suicide before pushing his grandmother down has been bound to the grand jury ...

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Recycling signs approved

Recycling signs approved

A name change with a greater focus on recycling is on the horizon for the fairgrounds convenience center.

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General Sessions docket 9-24

Sentences were issued last week by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Trial Court. Included in court action:

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City, Myers get to root of building's problems

City, Myers get to root of building's problems

Six trees causing issues for a downtown business will be removed.

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Upcoming Meetings 9-24

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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Workers sought for help with cleaning River Trail North

Volunteers are needed for work on River Trail North from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 30.

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General Sessions morning docket 9-24

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

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Woman lies to police about hiding fugitive

A woman who was caught hiding out and smoking marijuana with a fugitive has been released on time-served.

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Brawl traces back to Applebee's stabbing

Brawl traces back to Applebee's stabbing

A possible motive that goes back to a high-profile attack inside Applebee’s seven years ago has been revealed in a barroom brawl that left ...

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Inmates may stay in jail for arraignment

Inmates may stay in jail for arraignment

The county is getting closer to locking in video arraignment for jail inmates.

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Mother given 5 days for filthy home

Mother given 5 days for filthy home

A mother whose children were found living in what police called deplorable conditions has been ordered to serve five days in jail and take parenting ...

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Water Paws barking good time

Water Paws barking good time

McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen members showed their lighter side when joking about Water Paws.

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Flights on B-17 bomber to be offered

Flights on B-17 bomber to be offered

The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans tour is coming to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport. Public flights and tours will be available Sept. 30 ...

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Motlow among fastest growing colleges

For the third consecutive year, Motlow State Community College has the largest enrollment in school history and is among the fastest growing colleges in Tennessee ...

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State picks county for free concert

State picks county for free concert

The Tennessee Department of Tourism launched its Snapchat Concert Series last year with country music superstar Garth Brooks performing a free concert for more than ...

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World Peace Day to foster harmony

World Peace Day to foster harmony

Visitors can experience the warming blanket of peace this Saturday as Isha holds its sixth annual World Peace Day at its remote retreat atop Harrison ...

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Harvey against new tax

Harvey against new tax

A proposed 2.5 percent tourism tax levied against local hotels is drawing criticism from one elected official.

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Cole charged with beer-bottle attack

Cole charged with beer-bottle attack

A handshake ended up turning into a knot on the head for a man at Cowboy Up with his attacker now looking at six years ...

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Harsher sentences not always answer

Harsher sentences not always answer

Politicians are eager to appear as being tough on crime, but laws mandating harsh, one-size-fits-all sentencing are hurting American society, not to mention many of ...

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Mountain Crawl gears up for fun

Mountain Crawl gears up for fun

The McMinnville Mountain Crawl Adventure has had a surge in participation and organizers are asking motorists to use caution.

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Ag News and Notes 9-20

Make plans now to attend the following educational sessions. Working with Cannon and DeKalb County Extension, we have planned three wonderful beef events that should ...

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City seeking to improve seven 70S intersections

City seeking to improve seven 70S intersections

McMinnville is seeking to improve the seven intersections on Highway 70S and considering a measure to hire a company to negotiate with the state to ...

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Young gets year for chase in excess of 100 mph

A man who fled police at speeds topping 100 mph on the bypass has been sentenced to a year in jail.

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Traffic Court docket 9-20

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

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Craft a good time at Rock Island Fall Festival

Craft a good time at Rock Island Fall Festival

For visitors planning a trip to beautiful Rock Island State Park, this weekend is the perfect time for a visit. On Sept. 23-24 the 42nd ...

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Ming appointed city codes official

Ming appointed city codes official

McMinnville Planning and Zoning director Nolan Ming has a new hat to wear, that of codes official for the city of McMinnville.

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Escaped inmate captured in Warren Co.

Escaped inmate captured in Warren Co.

An inmate who escaped from a facility in Shelbyville was captured in Warren County on Thursday night after three days on the run.

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Business Cheetah 9-17

Business Cheetah 9-17

I’ve mentioned a couple times in this column the possibility of an Italian company locating in McMinnville as an expansion of its European operation.

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Kidnapping charge leveled at Goff

Kidnapping charge leveled at Goff

A man faces kidnapping and felony assault charges after he allegedly forced his girlfriend into his vehicle against her will, assaulted her mother, and then ...

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State graduation rate at all-time high

State graduation rate at all-time high

The Tennessee high school graduation rate has never been higher and Warren County is doing its part to contribute to the upward trend.

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Show Pioneer support this Homecoming Week

Show Pioneer support this Homecoming Week

It’s homecoming week in Warren County.

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Man assaults mom, dad, son

Man assaults mom, dad, son

A man was released on time-served after assaulting his mother, father and son during a domestic dispute at his parents’ home.

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Karaoke winner has something to brag about

Karaoke winner has something to brag about

Erica Bragg has sung her way to victory in the 2017 Warren County A&L Fair Karaoke Contest.

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Small Branch bridge to be fixed

Replacement is on the horizon for the worst bridge in Warren County.

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West gets month in jail for chase

A man who said he was fleeing the law due to a family emergency will serve a month behind bars.

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AT&T donates to TCAT for data recovery training

AT&T donates to TCAT for data recovery training

A telecommunications company is providing more than cellphones, data plans, TV and internet service. AT&T is adding to the future workforce with a contribution ...

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