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Horton, Aurora Ellen, born March 29, at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System to Taylor Thompson and Jonathon Horton. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19 inches long. She joins a sibling Grainger. Grandparents are Billy and Bridget Harris and Lavra and Jerry Horton.

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Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell has offered an official response regarding our coverage of the last Budget and Finance Meeting discussing the county medical insurance.

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Horton, Aurora Ellen, born March 29, at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System to Taylor Thompson and Jonathon Horton. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19 inches long. She joins a sibling Grainger. Grandparents are Billy and Bridget Harris and Lavra and Jerry Horton.

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Local bakery Mercantile Café/Sweet Simplicity donated a custom-decorated cake to wish Lorene Bratcher a happy 100th birthday Dec. 10.     

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Nikki Alonso, 33, of Manchester, learned in September she has breast cancer. Nikki is a teacher at New Union Elementary School in Manchester.  

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Fast, mobile and ready, food trucks have proved to me more than an immerging trend, they have become a commonplace addition to the brick-and-mortar venue.

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February is national heart awareness month; the so-called silent killer, high blood pressure or hypertension affects from 32-38 percent of the people in Tennessee and can lead to conditions like vision loss, heart attack, kidney disease and a stroke.

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The fall and winter seasons are joyous times of family entertaining. Here is some simple advice to make sure your home is ready when your guests arrive.

While summer seems to be hanging on, the coming fall means that local water temperatures can drop to create potentially dangerous conditions for those not properly prepared.

Each year as the date for the Potter’s Clay Health Fair nears, Irene Ison makes her rounds to secure vendors for the event that her outreach program offers free to the public.

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Curbing the drug abuse crisis starts with preventing addiction, and that’s the goal of the Coffee County Anti-Drug Coalition.

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 As the close of summer nears, Manchester Parks and Recreation has announces upcoming fall hours.  

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You’ve probably seen them at Bonnaroo, other outdoor events or even at the park. People balancing effortlessly on top of each other stretching their bodies into eye-catching poses that make their onlookers think, “I could never do that.”

Pictured above is Justus Smith, left, Motlow paramedic coordinator, and Drew Hooker, Motlow EMS program director accepting an accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. -Submitted photo

By Josh Peterson, publisher It was nearly two months ago when Jason Creek’s life was nearly cut short by an impaired driver. On Saturday, the Coffee County Middle School assistant principal stood and spoke in front of nearly 250 people at a fundraiser organized to help with his medical expe…

  By Elena Cawley, Staff Writer Partners for Healing is expanding its operation, and will soon reopen its Manchester location, Lane Yoder, Partners for Healing board president announced.

Baby boomers are no longer children anymore. The demographic born during after World War II – 1946 and 1964, includes people who are now between 52 and 70 years old this year.

Joan Morton Coffee County Farm Bureau Women Across our land, the media and the Internet have shared many discussions with a lingering number of unanswered questions about the safety of foods made from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Today I’d like to share some information that was pr…

The National Weather Service office in Nashville, Tenn. has issued a special weather statement concerning the heat for the upcoming weekend – which just happens to be the same weekend as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester. According to NWS, Middle Tennessee is expected to exp…

    Tullahoma studio offers Barre Amped fitness classes that helps develop your inner dancer’s body waiting to break free Staff Writer John Coffelt     Uptown Barre, one of Tullahoma’s newer fitness studios, offers a unique fitness class that combines ballet poses with other fitness moves to…

The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival recently released its 2015 sustainability report to fans, showcasing the festival’s accomplishments in environmental stewardship over the past year. Bonnaroo remains committed to sustainability through a number of local ecoconscious initiatives and ongo…

By Belinda Letto Family & Consumer Sciences UT Extension Clean, fresh water is among the healthiest beverages you can drink, so why not serve your holiday guests the best there is to offer. Since most sugary beverages add lots of extra calories to a meal, your guests will likely thank yo…

The “Moving Wall” is a solemn reminder The “Moving Wall” is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for over thirty years. This treasured exhibit was on display at the Webb School in Bell Buckle Nov. 5 – 9. -Staff photo by Rebekah Hurst

STAFF WRITER jordan scott The Coffee County Mental Health Court program helps to keep those with identified mental health issues out of jail, according to Mike Lewis, director of the Coffee County Drug Court, which oversees the pro

Treatment could be costly By  Jordan Scott, Staff Writer Dr. Johnny Bates, founder and CEO of the private health care facility Quality Correctional Health Care (QCHC), expressed concern about the rise of hepatitis infections among inmates nationwide during a meeting of the Coffee County Purc…

By Stephen S. Harris, County Extension Agent August is a peak month for backyard gardeners. There’s an abundance to harvest and plenty to do. “It’s a great month to be out in your garden, both enjoying the fruits of your labor and starting to prepare for the fall growing season and for next …