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Foothills Crafts members recently delivered masks to local doctor and urgent care offices, Peoples Bank & Trust and Star Physical Therapy, all for free. All the recipients expressed how grateful they were to receive them. Each mask contained a note in each bag with washing instruction. T…

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Hickerson Elementary School will continue distributing food to area students from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for drive through service. Pictured is Principal Jimmy Anderson, cafeteria manager Kelly Arnold and Christina Arnette.

Manchester City Schools welcomed Tennessee Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn last week during a tour that stopped at Westwood Elementary School on Friday.

This Week’s Coffee County Central High School Student of the week is Senior Emilee Roberson. Emilee is the daughter of Robin Cashion and Greg Roberson from Hillsboro.

4-H is open to all

 The Morrison Public Library sixth annual Hear Tell Storytelling Fest will feature among other guests, a former Marvel Comics artist and graphic novelist, Wayne Vansant. The free event, held at 10 a.m., March 7, is named Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Tennesseans and the Vote.

The Center for the Arts continues its 25th season with The Diary of Anne Frank. The production opens on Friday, March 6 and runs through Sunday, March 15. Join us for this dramatic telling of how Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis in an attic for over two years.

The Coffee County Central High School Student of the Week is sophomore Olivia Kilpatrick, the daughter of Lindsay and David Wiley and Brian Kilpatrick.

Westwood Middle School proudly recognizes sixth grader, Angie Marceleno, as this week’s Rocket Pride Spotlight student.

The Coffee County UT Extension will hold 4-H All in One Nights at the Farm Bureau CORRAL room at 225 E Main St. for youth in grades fourth-12 every on the second and fourth Monday.

This week’s student of the week is junior Macy Tabor. Macy is the daughter of Mark and Tracy Smith Tabor of Morrison. 

Niko is a black and white, smooth coated, two year old Akita-mix who has been neutered.  He has been an inside dog and will make an excellent pet.  He and other dogs are available for adoption at the Coffee County Animal Shelter, 156 Freedom Drive (off Oakdale Street) in Manchester.  Hours a…

Westwood Middle School proudly recognizes eighth grader, Skylar Koon, as this week’s Rocket Pride Spotlight student. Koon is the son of Lynn Koon and Scott Koon. 

Coffee County Manchester Public Library held its annual author signing Jan. 18. 


Westwood Elementary presents Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. Jan. 24-26 at the school. Tickets are available at the office for $5 per person. 

The Manchester Lions Club recognized the winners in the 2019 Drug Essay Contest.  The theme for this year’s essay theme was How Can Being Drug Free Make a Positive Impact On You And Your Community.

Dainty is a pretty little tan female Hound-mix about two years old.  She and other dogs are available and looking for warm and caring homes for the holidays.  They are available for adoption at the Coffee County Animal Shelter, 156 Freedom Drive (off Oakdale Street) in Manchester, Monday-Fri…

Coffee County Central High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program offers cadets more than a glimpse at military life, the program works to imbue the Air Force’s core values — integrity, service before self and excellence in all its members do, to all those who chose to participate in the program.

Charles Dickens’ classic tale of transformation and redemption performed in a beautifully restored church building in downtown Manchester when Nashville actor Mark Cabus presents his one-man version of “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, at The Church @ 117, 117 East Fort Stree…

In our research for an upcoming Christmas story, we have found Santa Letters that ran Dec. 25, 1996. 

On Wednesday, Dec.11, 2019, The First Ladies of Bluegrass, an all-star band that includes Alison Brown (banjo), Becky Buller (fiddle), Sierra Hull (mandolin), Missy Raines (bass) and Molly Tuttle (guitar), took the stage at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, as pa…


Reaching out to others is a primary task for Westwood Middle School’s new Student Ambassadors group.  Fittingly the group’s first action was to participate in a flag raising ceremony for a local resident who was unable to swap his tattered flag.

Local teen singer Macy Tabor delivered thank you cards to the Ty Bentli Show at Nash FM 103.3 radio station in Nashville for its annual campaign to collect 100,000 Thank Yous for military men and women who will not make it home for the holidays this year.