Manchester Times

TUESDAY SPORTS ROUNDUP: CCHS Lady Raiders sweep through day two of spring break tourney

Lauren Tomberlin (no. 20) tied for the team lead in RBIs (2) in the Lady Raiders’ 6-4 win over Alexandria on day two of the Gulf Shore Classic III. (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer 

The Coffee County Central High School softball team got back on the ...

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Fisherman in Franklin Co. finds pipe bomb in reservoir

By Wayne Thomas, Staff Writer

A fisherman found more than he expected during an outing Friday on Woods Reservoir.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller, an unidentified fisherman spotted what appeared to be a pipe bomb in the water near the shore at the boat dock on the ...

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MEDICAL – ‘Oh, Dr. Jay, one more thing…I’ve also been having CRUSHING CHEST PAIN’

By Dr. Jay Trussler

“Oh, Dr. Jay, one more thing… I’ve also been having CRUSHING CHEST PAIN.” -actual patient

That is the actual quote from a real patient who came in to see me one day after I just finished talking about his infected and ingrown toenail for almost ...

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FINANCIAL SERVICES: Can taxes scramble your nest egg?

By Chris Cravens, Coffee Financial

When it comes to retirement planning, we typically tally up our daily expenses – housing, transportation, utilities, food, insurance, healthcare, entertainment – and budget accordingly for enough income to cover those wants and needs. But we many not ...

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AUTOMOTIVE: Anti-lock brake system

By Wyatt Nettles, J&W Repair

Last time we talked about brakes.  Now we are going to get into the anti-lock system.  The anti-lock system has no effect on having brakes or not having brakes.  This system only controls wheels from locking up.  When we use our brakes, there are times ...

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REAL ESTATE: It’s all about location, location, location


Janet Nettles – Middle Tennessee Properties

by Janet Nettles, Middle Tennessee Properties

As we have heard all our lives, real estate is all about location.

Work with a full time realtor. A professional realtor stays up to date on changes in the local ...

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FLOORING & HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICES: Incredible interior decorating doesn’t happen by chance

Wendy Barton, Southern Home Enterprises

By Wendy Barton, Southern Home Enterprises

Unfortunately, many people get confused or intimidated by the idea of hiring a professional interior decorator. At S.H.E., we totally understand these fears. Full interior decorating services are ...

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: CCHS Lady Raiders go 0-2 on day one of Gulf Shores Classic

Coffee County Central’s Ashlynn Morton (no. 2) scored the game-tying run in the Lady Raiders’ 4-3 loss to Clarksville. (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer 

The Coffee County Central High School softball team is spending its spring break in Alabama ...

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Woman caught smuggling drugs into jail

Staff Reports

A local woman was charged with various counts Sunday after attempting to smuggle drugs into the Coffee County Jail while turning herself in to serve an unrelated sentence.

Lisa Michelle Roberts

Lisa Michelle Roberts, 40, of Cedar Lane in Beechgrove, was taken to ...

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Jail medical care costs going up 40 percent

By Elena Cawley, Staff Writer

The proposed annual cost for inmate health care at the Coffee County Jail for the next fiscal year is going up 40 percent, members of the Coffee County Budget and Finance Committee were told last week.

Dr. Johnny Bates, CEO of Quality Correctional Health ...

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FRIDAY SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wilson Central holds off CCHS boys soccer team

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer

Coffee County Central High School’s Breyer Taylor (no. 17) scored a goal in the 11th minute of the Red Raiders’ 2-1 loss to Wilson Central (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)

LEBANON, Tenn. — 10 minutes was all the time Wilson Central High ...

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FCE members receive awards during annual recognition luncheon

Local TAFCE (Tennessee Association for Family and Community Education) members received awards and recognition for their accomplishments in 2016 at an annual luncheon. The Asbury club hosted this event.

The first and most distinguished state level award, the 50 Year Membership ...

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Stars to shine: Dancing with the Coffee County Stars to benefit arts center

By Leila Beem Núñez, News Editor

It’s no April Fool’s Joke – the third annual Dancing with the Coffee County Stars is set to take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. The event will once again benefit the Manchester Arts Center. ...

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Fighting fake with fact: Hickerson students learn to identify credible news sources

By Leila Beem Núñez, News Editor

Cliffhanger headlines. Unattributed quotes. Outrageous ads. These are some of the hallmarks of fake news articles and websites, and one group of local elementary school students already knows exactly how to spot them.

Each Friday, Hickerson ...

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THURSDAY SPORTS ROUNDUP: CCHS Red Raiders fall to Blackman

Coffee County Central High School’s Jacob Duncan (no. 9) throws out a pitch against Blackman. (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer

 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Blackman High School strung together an eight-run third inning on Thursday night to pull away ...

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4-H holds cupcake class

4-H members that participated in the Cupcake Decorating class that took place earlier in March include:  (seated from left) JosEllen Turrentine, Melinda George, Emma Sherrill, Emma Crabtree, (standing from left) Jillian Stacy, Kaleigh Clark, Calesa George, Makenzi Oliver, Holland Stacy, ...

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CHS Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week features senior Resa Smith.

She is the daughter of Christopher and Supakanya Smith of Manchester.

While Smith does well in core academics, she really shines in the arts. Smith is an excellent artist and has painted some beautiful ...

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Raider Academy Spotlight

This week the Coffee County Raider Academy would like to recognize Austin “Auggie” Burch as an outstanding freshman. He represents the best at CCRA

“Auggie is a perfect example of the CCRA characteristics of Courteous, Cooperative, Responsible and Accountable.  He routinely exhibits ...

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College St. archery team spears East Coffee

Michael Anderson, 3rd grader at College St., nocks an arrow on his bow. Teammate Elise Payne, 5th grader, (glasses)  performs a perfect release.

College St. Elementary School archery team hosted its first ever competition, versus East Coffee Elementary School Wednesday, March 23.

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Operation Forever Home: Local women start fundraiser to help friend in need

By Leila Beem Núñez, News Editor

Things were good for Marsha Mayes and her family. She was living in a Tullahoma apartment with her husband and five children, and the family was just about the purchase a new car. Then a bomb dropped. The landlord said she would need the apartment for a ...

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS ROUNDUP: CCHS Lady Raiders cruise past Franklin County

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer

Coffee County Central High School freshman Ashley Evans (no. 30) makes a diving catch in the top of the 3rd inning against Franklin County. The Lady Raiders won 11-0. (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)

Senior Haley Hinshaw’s three-run triple was the icing ...

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