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Dancing with our Grads

Dancing with our Grads

WCHS seniors will be waltzing into a new phase of their lives Friday night when they begin to promenade into adulthood as high school graduates.

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Balcony seats arrive

Balcony seats arrive

The three-decade wait is almost over for local residents wanting their first view from the Park Theater balcony.

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Kentucky Headhunters to headline fair

Kentucky Headhunters to headline fair

The Kentucky Headhunters, a Grammy-winning Southern rock band, has signed to perform at this year’s Warren County A&L Fair on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Caregiver charged with stealing

Caregiver charged with stealing

A caregiver has been indicted for exploiting an elderly woman after she took advantage of her position, treating herself to a spending spree with the ...

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Wild West train trip is a blast

Wild West train trip is a blast

Watertown turned into a Western frontier Saturday when Tennessee Central Railway Museum held its Wild West excursion train ride.

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Klasek gets 90 days in jail

Klasek gets 90 days in jail

A man has been given 90 days in jail for dragging his wife alongside his truck as he backed out of her driveway.

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General Sessions docket 5-26

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

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Eastside Elementary Honor Rolls

Eastside Elementary principal Carol Prater is announcing the school’s honor rolls for the final quarter:

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Hickory Creek Elementary Honor Rolls

Hickory Creek Elementary principal Mike Mansfield is announcing the school’s honor rolls for the final quarter:

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Heritage Alliance holds awards ceremony at Smoot Family home

Heritage Alliance holds awards ceremony at Smoot Family home

Warren County Heritage Alliance held its annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony at the home of Main Street McMinnville director Katie Kemezis, which is also ...

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Dibrell Elementary Honor Rolls

Dibrell Elementary principal Sheila Gann is announcing the school’s honor rolls for the final quarter:

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Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50

By MUNEEZA NAQVI ,  Associated Press

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Officials: Manchester bomber passed through Germany, Turkey

By FRANK JORDANS and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER ,  Associated Press

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Mexican journalists caught in crossfire of rival cartels

By MARIA VERZA ,  Associated Press

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Forecasters predict above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

By JENNIFER KAY ,  Associated Press

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Teen pilot killed, passenger hurt in Wisconsin plane crash

By GRETCHEN EHLKE ,  Associated Press

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Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan

By SCOTT SONNER ,  Associated Press

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Man wanted accused of stealing equipment, damaging daycare

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man who stole over $75,000 of equipment and is responsible for $10,000 in damage to a ...

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The Latest: Attorney general talks tough about gang crime

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' speech before Tennessee law enforcement (all times local):

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74-year-old man shot, killed by deputies is identified

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man shot and killed by Tennessee deputies after they say he fired shots at a neighbor and into ...

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Car thieves open fire during chase

Car thieves open fire during chase

Two car thieves face grand theft charges after they were chased down after stealing a teen’s car on Rogers Hollow Road, firing at their ...

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County to get front-row seat of eclipse

County to get front-row seat of eclipse

It’s less than 100 days before the sun disappears across America and a local celebration is in the works.

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WCHS set to graduate 440 seniors

WCHS set to graduate 440 seniors

An estimated 440 WCHS seniors are set to walk the stage and become high school graduates Friday night at Nunley Stadium.

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Auditions announced for local film

Auditions announced for local film

McMinnville is on the verge of becoming a movie set and local actors are being sought.

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Religion different for many

Religion different for many

My religion is the only true religion, many insist. All religions are really the same, others argue. Then there are those who leave room for ...

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Convenience Center name may change

Convenience Center name may change

A push to change the name of the fairgrounds’ Convenience Center with a greater focus on recycling is moving forward.

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Grease gun attack results in charges for Stafford

A woman faces felony assault charges for allegedly assaulting her daughter-in-law with a grease gun.

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Husband gets year in jail for pushing wife

A man has been sentenced to a year in jail for pushing his wife down after the two argued over a pack of cigarettes.

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Amp gets time for flashing blade

A man who showed up at a couple’s front door, wielding a knife and claiming the victim was a snitch, has been sentenced to ...

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Ag News and Notes

Below are some June tips and hints from The University of Tennessee Gardens:

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Hitch up for Rumble in the Valley Tractor Pull

Hitch up for Rumble in the Valley Tractor Pull

It’s about to get loud in Viola as its Volunteer Fire Department holds Rumble in the Valley Truck & Tractor Pull this Saturday, May 27 ...

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Education Notes 5-24

Education Notes 5-24

Carol Lynn Prater of McMinnville received her doctorate in education at Union University’s commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20. 

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Circuit Court docket 5-24

Sentences were handed down this past week by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley.

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Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices

By JILL LAWLESS, ROB HARRIS, SYLVIA HUI and LORI HINNANT,  Associated Press

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Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE ,  Associated Press

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Timeline of Manchester, UK concert bombing


MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local):

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Islamic State claims concert bombing; children among 22 dead

By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ ,  Associated Press

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Trump condemns against 'wicked ideology' behind terror

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned a deadly attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England as the act of "evil ...

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Ben Franklin's cracked gravestone repaired in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Repairs are complete on Benjamin Franklin's damaged gravestone in Philadelphia.

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8-foot python startles man and dog in Florida garage

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — An 8-foot (2 meters) python slithered into a Florida garage, startling an unsuspecting homeowner who was taking his dog for a ...

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