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Courthouse on the Square in Manchester Struck by Lightning

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Manchester Fire-Rescue received a call from a citizen reporting that lightning had struck the top of the old Courthouse on the city square. Fire crews responded to the area and upon arrival they found the steeple on top of the building had been struck by lightning splintering one of the middle posts facing the north side of the square.
Coffee County Sheriffs personnel, Manchester Police along with other Coffee County personnel were on scene surveying the damage to the facility. Crews checked the area for any water leaks, electrical issues and interior damage. No problems were found with most of the damage on the outside of the facility.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,445 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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