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Skaters ramp up input for city officials

Skaters ramp up input for city officials

It was all hands on deck during Thursday night’s skate park planning session.

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Business Cheetah 2-26

Business Cheetah 2-26

There are two certainties about Warren County residents. We love our Mexican food and we love our medication.

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School Board backs higher gas tax

School Board backs higher gas tax

The Warren County Board of Education unanimously stands in support of the gasoline tax increase championed by Gov. Bill Haslam, saying the alternative of improving ...

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New policy means less accountability

New policy means less accountability

A policy that will allow departments to spend up to $250 without filing a purchase order has been approved by the full Warren County Commission.

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Morrison Ruritan fish supper March 4

The Morrison Ruritan Club will hold its annual fish supper for Relay for Life on Saturday, March 4, at the Ruritan building at 121 W ...

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Fralix in jail for destroying most of ex-girlfriend's possessions

A man who destroyed most of his girlfriend’s possessions on his way out the door has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and ...

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West gets 5 days for armed standoff

The man who held lawmen on a 45-minute armed standoff in Newtown earlier this month has been released on time-served and his two prior charges ...

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Officials discuss changing City Hall business hours

Officials discuss changing City Hall business hours

McMinnville City Hall is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Consideration is being given to being more ...

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Man charged with hitting his wife while she drives

A man has been bound to the grand jury after he reportedly hit his wife while she was behind the wheel of their car driving ...

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Nashville provides blueprint for tourism growth

Nashville provides blueprint for tourism growth

Ranked among America’s best tourism destinations, Music City USA can offer lessons in business growth for McMinnville.

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Upcoming Meetings 2-26

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

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Highway Patrol announces lateral trooper cadet class

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will soon be accepting applications for the second lateral trooper class.

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General Sessions 2-26

Sentences were handed down this past week by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Court.

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Cigarettes link suspect to murder

Cigarettes link suspect to murder

An empty pack of cigarettes helped police arrest a suspected killer, according to court documents in the murder of Barry Cole.

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Climbing onboard

Climbing onboard

Master plans are being obtained to revitalize Rocket Park and Pepper Branch Park.

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Woman calls 911 to claim she's kidnapped

A woman has been charged with crying wolf after she called 911 and reported she was being kidnapped by her husband when in fact he ...

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Teacher reassigned

A teacher cited when drug paraphernalia was found inside his vehicle during a K-9 search of the high school campus last week has been sent ...

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Historic preservation talk to be held

Historic preservation talk to be held

Looking to maintain pieces from our past, a Historic Preservation Conference will be offered by Main Street McMinnville on Friday, March 3.

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Correction 2-24

The three street addresses of houses McMinnville Planning and Zoning Department is seeking legal judgement in order to eventually remove are located at 203 Morningside ...

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Rotary Club teams with Gates to fight polio

Rotary Club teams with Gates to fight polio

Teaming with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, members of The Rotary Club of McMinnville may be protecting more than 100,000 children from the ...

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Mom gets jail after toddler found in street

A mother whose 2-year-old son was wandering the streets while she was under the influence of drugs will serve 15 days in jail plus time ...

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Viola has best tasting water

West Warren-Viola Utility District was recently awarded as the Best Tasting Water in Region 4 in Tennessee. 

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Pease pleads guilty to run from law, meth

A man who tried to toss drugs while fleeing from a lawman will spend nearly a year in jail for his ill-fated run from justice.

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First Baptist makes huge deposit at Food Bank

First Baptist makes huge deposit at Food Bank

First Baptist Church has donated 3,800 nonperishable food items to the Warren County Emergency Food Bank.

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Motlow is fastest growing college

Motlow is fastest growing college

Motlow State Community College has been the fastest growing college in Tennessee for four straight semesters.

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Emergency repairs needed

Emergency repairs needed

The Blue Building roof is having emergency repairs.

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Gun pulled, goes off during fight

Gun pulled, goes off during fight

A man faces attempted murder charges after he placed a gun to another man’s head during a fight Sunday night.

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Crisp looks to help children in need

Crisp looks to help children in need

Donald "D.C." Crisp has seen his share of children growing up in broken homes.

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Inmate gets seven years for brawl

Inmate gets seven years for brawl

A Warren County Jail inmate who injured three guards during a tussle in his cellblock has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

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Man to serve 200 days for beating

Man to serve 200 days for beating

A man who nearly beat an elderly man to death using the victim’s own cane will serve 200 days in jail.

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Ward gets 75 days for crimes

A drunk driver who crashed his car and then fell asleep in the patrol car as he was being taken to jail has been sentenced ...

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False fondling report lands Winfrey in jail

A man has been given two months in jail after he falsely claimed his probation officer was forcing him to fondle her.

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Traffic Court 2-22

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

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City looks to raze six unsafe buildings

City looks to raze six unsafe buildings

McMinnville Codes Enforcement has its eye on several unfit structures.

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Simmons wins regional Outstanding Student of Year

Simmons wins regional Outstanding Student of Year

Tennessee College of Applied Technology student Justen Simmons has won Outstanding Student of the Year in his region.

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Expo invites all to Stay and Play in Upper Cumberland

Expo invites all to Stay and Play in Upper Cumberland

Want to know what to do over the 14-county Upper Cumberland region?

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Murder arrest

Murder arrest

A man who slashed his own mother’s throat nearly two years ago has been charged with the murder of Barry Cole, whose body was ...

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Business Cheetah 2-19

Business Cheetah 2-19

With Presidents Day on the horizon for Monday, there are all sorts of colorful topics to discuss.

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Chance to 'meat' lawmakers

Chance to 'meat' lawmakers

Politics and bologna are two things which seem to go together.

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Couple has daughter's ashes stolen

Thieves stole something more valuable than jewels and guns when they broke into the home of a Woodland Hills couple.

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