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Happenings in July 25, 2019 edition | Local Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Al-Anon. Al-Anon's “Peace and Serenity” group meets each Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St. in ...

Happenings in Aug. 15, 2019 edition | Local Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Al-Anon. Al-Anon's “Peace and Serenity” group meets each Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St. in ...

TDOE awards $3.7 million in college and career readiness funds - Franklin County schools receive award  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Tennessee Department of Education is pleased to announce that 96 school districts across the state have been awarded a total of $3.7 million to support the ...

FCHS band director Vaughn resigns | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

After a year at the helm as Franklin County High School's band director, Chris Vaughn has resigned from his position.

Panel selects new FCHS band director | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Franklin County High School has named a new band director, Kyle Handfield, who has extensive experience leading musical ensembles in Florida. Handfield ...

FCHS head baseball coach Carter resigns from position  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Franklin County High School head baseball coach Michael Carter has announced his resignation from the program after six years of coaching the Rebels.

Chris Crumley selected as new band director for FCHS  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Chris Crumley was named as the new band director for Franklin County High School in a press release sent out by the school on Friday.

School Board voices concern about teacher salary raises  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Questions and concerns over lower than normal annual pay raises for the county's teachers, faculty, and support staff services was a major topic of interest at a ...

Franklin County teacher identified in deadly Whitley County crash  WKYT

Authorities have identified the Franklin County teacher killed in a Sunday afternoon Whitley County crash.

Tennessee teens allegedly planned shooting at Franklin County High School  WZTV

Two Franklin County Highs School Students are accused of plotting to bomb and shoot up their school.The plot was foiled when fellow students went to police.

Happenings in July 18, 2019 edition | Local Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Al-Anon. Al-Anon's “Peace and Serenity” group meets each Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St. in ...

Mike Crossland named as new head coach for baseball Rebels  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Mike Crossland was announced as the new head baseball coach at Franklin County High School in a press release sent out by the school Thursday.

Franklin County public schools honor roll in June 6 edition  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The following includes honor roll information from Franklin County's schools, including Franklin County High School and Huntland School's fourth nine-week ...

Prominent Winchester residents honored at special ceremony | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The City of Winchester hosted an awards presentation recently to honor the 43 nominees who make up the #PeopleofWinchester program.

Happenings in June 27, 2019 edition | Local Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Al-Anon. Al-Anon's “Peace and Serenity” group meets each Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Winchester First United Methodist Church, 100 S. Jefferson St. in ...

Franklin County arrest reports in July 18 edition | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information on arrests made by state and local authorities is taken from Franklin County Jail intake reports.)

Handfield declines FCHS band director position | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Kyle Handfield has declined to become the band director for Franklin County High School less than two weeks after being named to the job, the school said in a ...

Vo-tech school project past halfway mark | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Franklin County's Tennessee College of Applied Technology project is more than halfway complete with work continuing toward a target completion date at the ...

Ben Smith, A&E ready to go to work for Franklin County  Winchester Herald Chronicle

With the County Commission's vote of support out of the way, A&E Emergency Services LLC personnel are ready to take the front seat as Franklin County's new ...

Franklin County homecoming set to honor players from past schools  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Franklin County Rebels 2017 homecoming will be a special event for older alumni on Sept. 15 as players from Winchester Central, Decherd High School ...

Rebels, Hornets prepare for upcoming seasons on gridiron  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Football training camps opened across Tennessee on Monday with the teams of Franklin County High School and Huntland High School both beginning ...

Fentanyl incidences reported in immediate area. | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Winchester Police Department has responded to three calls in the last week about individuals who had been unresponsive due to being exposed to fentanyl ...

Happenings in March 1 edition | Arts & Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

March 1. Vienna Boys' Choir. The Vienna Boys' Choir will perform at All Saints Chapel in Sewanee on tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. Call 931-598-1543 ...

Henn and Shields to wed | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Rachel Alexandria Henn and William Andrew Shields of Decherd happily announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Margaret Moon celebrates 100th birthday in style | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

A beautiful and beaming Margaret Moon welcomed family and friends to her 100th birthday party on May 24 at Southern Manor Living Center in Cowan.

Herald Chronicle softball tourney to begin May 31 | Local Sports  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The 37th annual Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament will be held from May 31 through June 2 at Winchester City Park.

Tennessee parents say there's "no place" for Gay-Straight Alliance in high school  CBS News

Student group formed in response to bullying over gay issues compared to terrorists by parents; supporters told there's "no place" for them.

Zoning Board approves Greenhaw rock quarry requirements | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Despite safety, noise and property infringement concerns expressed by nearby residents, the Franklin County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a ...

Lights Over the Lake fires up Winchester sky  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Winchester City Park was packed with area residents and visitors from all over the state on Saturday night in anticipation of the annual Lights Over the Lake ...

Estill Springs T-ball squad finishes second in division  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Estill Springs 8-10 team moves to bottom bracket; Winchester 8-10 team eliminated.

Happenings in Jan. 19 edition | Announcements  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Jan. 19. Free groceries. Free groceries to all in need Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at Christ the King Anglican Church, 1231 Cumberland St., Decherd, ...

17-year-old drowns in Tracy City reservoir | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

A 17-year-old boy has passed away after drowning in the reservoir on Mountain View Lane in Tracy City.

Driver, passenger involved in death of Joe Moon sentenced  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The two Warren County individuals responsible for the 2016 death of retired Tullahoma city employee Joe Moon pleaded guilty to reckless vehicular homicide ...

Annual Molly/Abbie memorial softball tourney scheduled for July 12-13  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Event to raise money for FCHS softball program. The 20th annual Molly/Abbie Softball Tournament will be held July 12-13 at Winchester City Park in memory of ...

Local trackster Morse qualifies for AAU Junior Olympics  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Franklin County High School track and field athlete Gracie Morse recently qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics in two hurdle events. Morse competed in a ...

Chronicle softball tourney wraps up with three more champions crowned  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Caught Looking won the D-class championship at the 37th annual Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament Sunday after a 15-1 win over Ligma in the finals to ...

Local Little League chapters prepare for all-star tourney action  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The 2019 Little League All-Star season is here as district tournaments for the local chapters of Little League will begin on Friday and continue into next week.

Molly/Abbie tourney held to honor memories, raise money for softball Rebelettes  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The 20th annual Molly/Abbie Softball Tournament was held Friday and Saturday at Winchester City Park with 22 teams in action across two divisions.

TWRA hosts Free Fishing Day event in Estill Springs  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Free Fishing Day was celebrated Saturday across Tennessee as anglers throughout the state got the opportunity to fish without being required to have a license.

First day of Little League All-Star tourneys cut short by weather  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Little League All-Star district tournaments for Winchester and Estill Springs started Friday in Tullahoma with teams in action across four divisions.

Commission names Marhevsky, Roberts to School Board | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Franklin County Commission filled two School Board positions Monday by appointing Sarah Marhevsky and Caycee Roberts to respectively fill seats ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Franklin County pounds Red Raiders 34-8  Manchestertimes

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer WINCHESTER, Tenn. — Running the football may be considered old-fashioned by today's offensive standards, but Franklin ...

Workshop series: Grounded in tradition: The Tennessee State Capitol  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Tennessee State Library and Archives Tennesseans take great pride in their magnificent State Capitol building. Architecturally, it is one of America's premier ...

New CEO named for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) Board of Directors is recently announced a new president and CEO for the member-owned electric ...

Manchester man stabbed in neck by hitchhiker | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Norman Vetter of Manchester suffered life-threatening injuries after an incident that began at Foothills Crafts on Woodbury Highway.

Determination cannot be stopped | Arts & Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Achieving success is difficult without determination. Failure only occurs when you give up. Since determination cannot be stopped, determined people don't fail.

Titanic tomato wins friendly neighborhood war | Local Entertainment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The “battle of the neighborhood tomatoes” winner, Vann Blair, of Broadview, steps forward with his winning titanic tomato which weighed in at 1 pound, ...

Herald Chronicle softball tourney begins at Winchester City Park  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The 37th annual Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament started Friday at Winchester City Park with teams in action for the E-class and recreational divisions.

Department of Safety and Homeland Security issuing 'Real ID' driver's licenses  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Federal law requires states to be compliant by October 1, 2020. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security's Driver Services Division has ...

Franklin County's Logan Woodside signed to Tennessee Titans practice squad  WKYT

Former Franklin County High School quarterback Logan Woodside will head to Nashville to be a member of the Tennessee Titans practice squad.

Dr. Peterman to speak at Academy for Lifelong Learning  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Dr. Jim Peterman, professor of philosophy at the University of the South, will speak at the Academy of Lifelong Learning during its session in July.

Adrenal fatigue | Insiders  Winchester Herald Chronicle

I believe all of us can vouch for the fact that stress affects our lives and our health.

Cowan, Tennessee, gallery dispenses blue tape for free-form art projects  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Many an accent wall has been transformed with a coat of paint and a roll of tape. Sometimes the tape simply protects the baseboards; sometimes it peels off to ...

TCAT satellite campus reaches another milestone | Education  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Gov. Bill Haslam shares a lighter moment with Christine Hopkins, School Board member, during the groundbreaking ceremony on June 20 for the new TCAT ...

AM Rotary Club officers installed, awards presented | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Rotary District 6780 District Governor-Elect Greg Maciolek of Knoxville recently visited the Franklin County AM Rotary Club to install new officers for the ...

Fourth annual butterfly festival at UT Arboretum includes monarch release  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Education and Fun for the Whole Family. Monarch butterflies, educational sessions, and a butterfly release will be featured at the 2019 University of Tennessee ...

Champions crowned in ladies division at Chronicle softball tourney  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The 37th annual Herald Chronicle Softball Tournament continued on Saturday at Winchester City Park with the ladies division taking center stage. The entirety of ...

Tennessee Guard's 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion returns from Kosovo deployment  Winchester Herald Chronicle

More than 100 personnel of the Tennessee National Guard's 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion, headquartered in Tullahoma, returned from their overseas ...

Religious Happenings in Jan. 18 edition | Announcements  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Jan. 19. Chili, soup, taco salad supper & silent auction. Everyone is invited to the annual chili, soup and taco salad supper and silent auction Saturday from 4-7 ...

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School holds Honors Day ceremony  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Sophia Hartman, St. Andrew's-Sewanee School's 2019 salutatorian and recipient of this year's Sewanee Military Academy Memorial Merit Award, poses with her ...

Motlow President Torrence appointed to Phi Theta Kappa Advisory Board  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has named Dr. Michael Torrence, president of Motlow State Community College, to its Presidential Advisory Board.

Trojan tracksters place second at state meet to end season  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Members of the boys and girls track and field teams for South Middle School competed at the TMSAA State Championship meet Saturday in Clarksville with the ...

Joe Diffie still going strong with crowd-pleasing traditional country  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Joe Diffie had his first No. 1 hit on the country music charts in 1990, but he's still going strong and his fans remain as loyal as ever.

Tennessee Guard participating in national emergency exercise, 'Shaken Fury 2019'  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Tennessee Military is participating in a large-scale emergency response exercise called “Shaken Fury 2019.” Shaken Fury is a national-level emergency ...

Celebrating Our Scholars  Grundy County Herald

Kristin Weaver, six others, receive STLS awards scholarship. The Southern Tennessee Ladies' Society culminated this years' mission by “Celebrating Our ...

Powell Foundation spreads positive message to cancer patients  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Leo Strong form familial bonds on softball diamond.

Five vying for county mayor in 2018 election | Local News  Winchester Herald Chronicle

EDITOR Brian Justice Franklin County Mayor Richard Stewart has decided not to seek re-election in 2018, and the field showing early interest in filling his ...

Former THS coach dies from cancer | Local Sports  Tullahoma News and Guardian

By ZACH BIRDSONG. Sports Editor. Former Tullahoma and Franklin County boys basketball coach Jeff Taylor died on Monday morning after a long battle with ...

Motlow's Robin Keel emerging as leader in regional higher education  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Motlow State's Robin Keel continues to demonstrate strong leadership within the higher-education community.

On this day in history - June 4, 1989 - Chinese crackdown on protests leads to massacre  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Chinese troops storm through Tiananmen Square in the center of Beijing, killing and arresting thousands of pro-democracy protesters. read more » ...

Gay Students In Tennessee At The Center Of Outrage Gone Viral  The Inquisitr

Gay students in Winchester, Tennesse, wanted to start a club where they could safely discuss issues important to them: sexual orientation, bullying, and equal ...

Ways to get to dad's heart this Father's Day  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Many fathers are known for their love of food — brunch, midnight snacking, and everything in between. And dad's favorite meal just may include proteins thrown ...

Grandparents mourn loss of Tennessee lineman killed restoring power after Harvey  WZTV

Grandparents remembered a Franklin County lineman killed this week while working to restore power to Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas.The couple ...

High school students wear ‘Straight Pride’ signs to protest Gay-Straight Alliance  LGBTQ Nation

It began when a group of students at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee (pop.8,527) formed a Gay-Straight Alliance earlier this month.

Car-school bus wreck injures 4 | Local News  Tullahoma News and Guardian

STAFF WRITER. wayne thomas. Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash between a car and a school bus at 7:30 Thursday morning on Highway 130 in ...

Grundy County's "Team Kyle" wins Tennessee BASS Nation points race  WTVC

Lenoir City High School's Jacob Woods and Austin Winter won the 2016-17 State Championship on Tims Ford Lake Saturday.However Kyle Ingleburger & Kyle ...

JD's owner turns self in on drug charges; states misleading circumstances  Winchester Herald Chronicle

James “Bossie” Simmons The owner of JD's Kuntry Restaurant & Buffet has pleaded guilty to simple possession and is free after turning himself in Monday ...

CREF, partners award $500K in grants to auto body vo-tech schools; hear from Ill. $25K winner  Repairer Driven News

The Collision Repair Education Foundation on Friday announced it, insurers, I-CAR, MSOs, OEMs and others bestowed more than $500,000 in Ultimate ...

Westside Family Medical clinic now open | Local News  Tullahoma News and Guardian

Westside Family Medical has opened its doors. The clinic at 104 Westside Dr. is now accepting patients.

Former Wildcat standout directing successful AAA program  Cleveland Daily Banner

Editor's Note: This is part two of a four-part July series checking in with former local athletes. “Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and ...

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Coffee County girls, boys handle Cascade  Manchestertimes

Demarco Moore, Sports Writer WINCHESTER, Tenn. — Coffee County Central High School girls' basketball coach Joe Pat Cope had at one point labeled his ...

Franklin County honors local Bar Association members on Law Day  Winchester Herald Chronicle

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Parents’ fight against a gay club in Tennessee is pivotal to the pro-family cause  Lifesite

March 21, 2016 (MassResistance) -- Facing a large crowd of LGBT activists in the audience in their March 14 meeting, the Franklin County, Tenn. School Board ...

Winchester opens door for distillery, approves social calendar  Winchester Herald Chronicle

STAFF WRITER craven inions Winchester approved the first reading of an ordinance amending the laws regulating alcohol manufacturing within a municipality ...

As the old year fades, so does my memory – Editorial by Dr. James L. Snyder  Winchester Herald Chronicle

Memory is a very tricky thing, at least for me it is. Looking back over a year's span of activity, my memory seems to pick and choose what it remembers.

Warren, Center Line voters to decide state, county, local positions, millages  C&G Newspapers

In the Warren Weekly's coverage area, voters will decide multiple state, county and local school board races, three statewide ballot proposals, as well as a ...

Molly/Abbie Softball Tournament concludes with winners in fun, competitive brackets  Winchester Herald Chronicle

The Gattis Auto team went undefeated in the competitive bracket of the Molly/Abbie Softball Tournament Saturday to capture the championship. The team ...

Winchester councilman denies rape, sex charges  Chattanooga Times Free Press

WINCHESTER, Tenn. - Winchester City Councilman Cheyne Stewart says he will not step down from his post and plans to "vigorously defend" himself amid ...

Funeral for former DA Guy Dotson Sr. to be held next week  The Daily News Journal

Dotson served as the District Attorney for Rutherford and Cannon counties from 1969 until his retirement in 1995.

3rd Annual Miss Dogwood Festival Pageants Are Saturday  The Chattanoogan

Twelve collegians and 10 high school students will be in Winchester on Saturday night competing at the third annual Miss Dogwood Festival Pageants.

Tomorrow Is Doctor Who Day - Where Will You Be?  Bleeding Cool News

The first issue of Doctor Who: The four Doctors was published on Wednesday. And on Saturday, Titan Comics have organised hundreds of comic stores,

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