Month: December 2019

New Information Released on Homicide in Coffee County

Sometime Monday afternoon a homicide took place in the Lakewood Park area of Coffee County. Coffee County Sheriff’s Department personnel responded to Birch Lane for a welfare check and that’s when they located the victim, 68 year-old Johnny Tesar. Investigators worked the scene until the early morning hours on Tuesday. A be on the lookout …

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Wild Horses Corralled in Moore County

For the last several weeks, Moore County Sheriff’s department employees have been feeding seven wild horses in the Smith Chapel area in an attempt to catch and remove them from the area. These animals were a major nuisance causing traffic complaints and property damage. The Moore County Sheriff’s Department reported Tuesday afternoon that all the …

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Ascend CEO Named to WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Board of Directors

Ascend Federal Credit Union announced Tuesday that President and CEO Caren Gabriel has been named among WomenInc.’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Board Directors. Gabriel is the only president/CEO of a credit union to make the list and was recognized for her seat on CUNA Mutual Group, a leading insurance, financial services and technology company based …

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Black Bear became a fan of Tennessee Vols Baseball on Sunday

A 200-pound black bear was spotted roaming around the University of Tennessee in Knoxville early Sunday morning, leading university police to call the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for help. When wildlife officials caught up with the bear, they found him stuck inside Lindsey Nelson Stadium, home of the Volunteers baseball team. Sgt. Roy Smith and …

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First Day Hikes at State Parks

Tennessee State Parks will usher in the New Year with First Day Hikes on Jan. 1. The free, guided hikes are available at all state parks with the exception of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, which hosts the annual New Year’s Eve event in Nashville. “The New Year is a time many Tennesseans will make …

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Most Incarcerated Girls Have Experienced Abuse, Says TN Juvenile Court

The juvenile court in Davidson County is spearheading an effort to reduce the number of girls and gender-nonconforming young people who end up behind bars. The court is emphasizing a trauma-informed approach, as part of the Initiative to End Girls’ Incarceration by the Vera Institute of Justice, which aims to meet its goal nationwide within …

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Tullahoma Jr. NBA Scores 12-21-19

T’Wolves- 12 Scorers: Corbin McShea (12) Heat- 3 Scorers: Sawyer Smith (2) Zaylan Dunn (1) Bulls- 39 Scorers: Brody McShea (16), Peyton Miller (11), Jerry Taylor (7), Grayson Harden (4), Cayden Jernigan (1) Rockets- 8 Scorers: Lincoln Bitton (5), Cooper Hice (2), Marvaden Johnson (1) Lakers- 14 Scorers: Addy Hill (4), C.J. (4), Jackson Pyrdum …

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UPDATE-Runaway Teen from Winchester

According to the Winchester Police Department, Jordan Harrington has been found safe. On December 25, 2019, a report was filed with the Winchester Police Department in reference to a runaway juvenile. The report states that Jordan Harrington, age 17, was missing from his home address in Winchester. It is unknown what Harrington may be wearing …

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County Unemployment Rates Released

Unemployment dropped in more than one-third of Tennessee’s 95 counties in November, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Rates decreased in 38 counties, remained the same in 24 counties, and unemployment increased in 33 counties during the month. The new data shows there are 91 counties …

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