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Snowfest!

Snowfest!

Check out this Friday's edition of the Southern Standard to see all of the reader-submitted pictures chosen to be featured!

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Man charged with robbery at knife-point

Armed robbery charges have been leveled against a man who allegedly jumped into a woman’s car and robbed her at knife-point in the Walmart ...

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Lankford flees into frigid cold with child

A man who fled deputies in freezing weather with a small child in his arms is charged with child endangerment.

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Salting away road woes

Salting away road woes

The latest bout of winter weather brought with it approximately 2 inches of snow and the coldest single-digit temperatures this season.

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Director sings about schools being closed

Director sings about schools being closed

A new video recording star has emerged in Warren County.

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City looks to expand tax freeze program

McMinnville Downtown Revenue Finance Corporation wants to branch out to cover the entire city limits.

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School Board week set for Jan. 21-27

School Board week set for Jan. 21-27

The Warren County School District will join other school districts in saluting local education leaders during Tennessee’s annual School Board Appreciation Week from Jan ...

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City still seeking IT security company

McMinnville officials had to branch outside the state in an effort to find a written request for proposals in order to hire an IT security ...

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Locals make UT dean's list

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville has released its dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must ...

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General Sessions

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

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Concerns arise about circle drive

Concerns arise about circle drive

A circle drive at Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center was meant to ease parking issues, but it could have created others.

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Sip & Saveur set for April 21

Sip & Saveur set for April 21

Sip & Saveur: Tasting and Art Showcase is returning to downtown McMinnville in 2018.

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Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon narrowed its search for a second headquarters city Thursday to 20 locations, concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest. Toronto ...

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The Latest: California captive plotted escape for 2 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the case against the parents of 13 children found malnourished, some chained to furniture, in their Perris, California, home ...

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Phoenix police: Double-killing suspect tied to 7 more deaths

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix-area police have evidence linking a 35-year-old man already charged with killing his mother and stepfather to seven additional homicides that occurred in ...

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Legal groups: Free Tennessee woman sentenced to life at 16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a dozen national advocacy groups want the release of a Tennessee woman imprisoned for life after she shot and killed ...

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Man dies after being shot by Tennessee sheriff's deputy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who was shot by a sheriff's deputy has died, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

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Mayor: Memphis gave its 'best shot' at luring Amazon

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, says the city gave its "best shot" in trying to lure the second headquarters for Amazon.

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Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest ...

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Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg ...

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Puerto Rico issues over 100 warrants for alleged drug ring

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico have issued more than 100 arrest warrants for suspects they say ran a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ...

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Powerful gale lashes Europe, 6 dead amid traffic chaos

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least six people in three countries, grounding flights ...

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Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at ...

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Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snow

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The deep freeze that killed at least 15 people and shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday as ...

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Blanket of snow

Blanket of snow

After dodging one winter storm over the weekend, Warren County wasn’t as lucky Tuesday morning as snow accompanied by a frigid arctic blast left ...

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Felon given 12 years for loaded guns

A convicted felon who was caught with drugs and guns has been sentenced to 12 years in the penitentiary.

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Snow shuts down local government

Warren County and McMinnville governments closed early Tuesday due to inclement weather.

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With virus spreading, free flu shots popular

Residents are taking advantage of a free flu vaccination offer by the Warren County Health Department.

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Haile Adams to compete for state Fairest title

Warren County Fairest of the Fair Haile West Adams will represent Warren County in the annual Tennessee Fairest of the Fair Pageant this Friday.

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Opioid lawsuit

Two local governments could unite in the opioid lawsuit against prescription drugmakers for their role in the opioid epidemic.

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Mike Farris concert to benefit Lighthouse Ministries shelter

Mike Farris concert to benefit Lighthouse Ministries shelter

Lighthouse Ministries offers homeless shelters in Warren County as a way to help men and women leave the streets and rebuild their lives.

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General Sessions

Included in recent General Sessions court action:

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Webb school honor rolls

The Webb School has announced its A and B Honor Rolls for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.

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Attempt to hide fails

A man who fled deputies and then tried to hide his vehicle under a tarp to avoid apprehension has been bound to the grand jury ...

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Circuit court

Sentences were handed down by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley against several who failed to take advantage of their second chances.

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Chamber aims to enhance local businesses

Paige Chastain joined the McMinnville-Warren County Chamber of Commerce staff in early 2017 as vice president of workplace development, a new position that is currently ...

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Council set for second vote on Nashville transit plan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville officials are expected to vote on holding a public referendum on Mayor Megan Barry's $5.4 billion proposal to build ...

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Bobcat moved to secluded area after being caught in town

DUNLAP, Tenn. (AP) — Officials in a Tennessee community have moved a young bobcat that was found in an outbuilding in town.

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King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

ATLANTA (AP) — Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with ...

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4 killed in early morning house fire in Tennessee

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a family of four has died in a house fire in Tennessee.

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