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This photo showing what appears to be a dead bobcat hanging above the Tullahoma High School football practice field began circulating Tuesday. School officials are working to determine who killed and hanged the cat. (photo provided)

Coffee County student, 16, charged with killing bobcat out of season

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:47 pm

A 16-year-old Coffee County Central High School student is facing charges in the killing of a bobcat out of season that was hung Tuesday from the football practice field goalpost at Tullahoma High School, according to Doug Markham, spokesman with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. According to Markham, however, the male student is not being charged with hanging the dead animal from the goalpost and TWRA is not sure at

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  • Coffee County school officials, TWRA searching for person responsible for hanging bobcat at Tullahoma High School

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:39 am

    This photo showing what appears to be a dead bobcat hanging above the Tullahoma High School football practice field began circulating Tuesday. School officials are working to determine who killed and hanged the cat. (photo provided)

    By Josh Peterson, editor Coffee County Central High School and Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency officials are investigating to find out who killed a bobcat and hung the body from the goalposts of the Tullahoma High School practice football field Tuesday. A photo began circulating rapidly on social media website Tuesday morning showing a dead bobcat suspended in the air above the Tullahoma practice football field. Tullahoma City Schools have since

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  • Annual Sportsmen and Businessmen Charitable Organization event set for Saturday

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

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    The 31st annual Sportsmen and Businessmen’s Charitable Organization (SBCO) event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. “This is something that started when I was 9 and had very little to do with it and it has grown to where the community now relies on it and benefits from it,” said Carter Sain with SBCO. “It’s has been valuable to the community.” The event

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Annual Sportsmen and Businessmen Charitable Organization event set for Saturday

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

The 31st annual Sportsmen and Businessmen’s Charitable Organization (SBCO) event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. “This is something that started when I was 9 and had very little to do with it and it has grown to where the community now relies on it and benefits from it,” said Carter Sain with SBCO. “It’s has been valuable to the community.” The event

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  • Great Lakes Cheese to host job fair Nov. 11

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 11:09 am

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    Great Lakes Cheese, one of the newest industries in Coffee County, will be hosting a job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center, 147 Hospitality Blvd. According to a release from Great Lakes Cheese, the open house will be to “give folks within the community the opportunity to apply to open positions that are available at the plant and learn more

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  • Ted Hackney, Coffee County Industrial Board, wins state’s top economic development honor

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Ted Hackney, second from left, was honored with the Fred Harris Professional of the Year award. (Photo provided)

    The Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) has recognized Ted Hackney, Executive Director of the Coffee County Industrial Board as the 2014 Fred Harris Professional of the Year. He was honored for his significant economic development achievements in the state of Tennessee. Ted Hackney has been involved in economic development for many years, starting his career in Alabama. During his time there, Hackney worked in both Huntsville and Mobile. In 1988,

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By Josh Peterson, editor

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Some memories withstand time

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 9:53 am

Time leaves its mark on everything. Time heals seemingly insurmountable wounds, deteriorates friendships and builds others. Time wears on everything and everybody. But as sure as the effects of time seem imminent, there are some things that time has yet to touch. Every year as we near Halloween, regardless of what is happening in my personal or professional lives, or the world around me, I am always taken back to Oct.

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  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Facebook fighters to the rescue

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

    By Josh Peterson, editor

    Ah, Facebook. What better place to turn to scroll through the most intelligent of opinions. On our Manchester Times Facebook page, we welcome a wide variety of opinions and statements. But we tend to draw a firm line at extreme vulgarities and unsubstantiated claims about other people. We are not going to be libel for litigation and we certainly aren’t going to funnel the gossip channels of this town. But

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  • FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: What happened to movie etiquette?

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    By Josh Peterson, editor

    Perhaps I take for granted that everyone has a decent amount of etiquette naturally etched in their brains. I made a Monday night trip to the movies with Holly and learned that I am very naïve to think that. In today’s world one would expect to be distracted while watching a movie on the big screen by cell phone lights, rings, vibrations, etc. But no, I was subjected to the

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