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Foster succumbs to gunshot

An accidental shooting claimed the life of a local man on Monday when Max Howell Foster succumbed to his injuries at a Chattanooga hospital.

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Partying for a cause

Partying for a cause

Whimsical was a good way to describe Saturday night’s Adult Masquerade Prom.

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Students rewarded with kayak trip

Students rewarded with kayak trip

Twelve Eastside students cashed in on their good behavior to earn an end-of-the-year kayaking reward trip.

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Dean says education crucial

Dean says education crucial

He says too many Tennesseans feel forgotten and communities are being left behind.

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Deadline for Finance Director job looms

Prospective applicants to be Warren County’s new Finance Department director have until noon on June 15 to apply.

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County executive says Bobby Ray bid too low

The county Financial Management Committee gave almost unanimous approval for on a bid for Bobby Ray Elementary’s renovation and expansion project.

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Teachers may be affected by TN Ready scores

Warren County students will not be affected by this year’s state testing issues, but teachers could still be.

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Seals faces charges of theft and exploitation of an elder

A local woman faces two felony charges after reportedly stealing more than $1,000 in antiques and trying to resell the items falsely claiming the ...

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State and county combine to remove hazardous waste

State and county combine to remove hazardous waste

Fluorescent light bulbs and brake fluid. Paint thinner and driveway sealant.

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County determining how best to distribute $120K

A revenue windfall of $120,215 for Warren County government could be distributed among its departments.

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Child seat check taking place today

Many great items can be found at yard sales, but a car seat for your child should not be one of them.

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Retirement contributions remain unchanged

Warren County government’s retirement contribution of 11 percent for its employees remains intact.

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County Audit Committee sheds little light on audit findings

Warren County government’s negative audit findings jumped the last hurdle Monday after being reviewed in committee.

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Animal Control opens doors to public once more

Animal Control opens doors to public once more

Warren County Animal Control and Adoption Center reopened Monday.

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Stout announces candidacy for 6th District County Commissioner

Stout announces candidacy for 6th District County Commissioner

I am Phillip Stout. I am seeking election as 6th District County Commissioner.

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Emotional farewell

Emotional farewell

Chloe Hillis couldn’t fight off tears when giving her valedictorian speech Friday night at Covenant Academy.

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Matheny honored by Exchange Club

Matheny honored by Exchange Club

Warren County Sheriff Jackie Matheny has been honored with the Exchange Club’s Book of Golden Deeds for his countless achievements and contributions to the ...

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School Board eyes video scoreboard for WCHS

School Board eyes video scoreboard for WCHS

High school sports enthusiasts, a Sportable Scoreboard may be coming to Charlie Dalton Gym at WCHS.

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Ladet, 41, charged with rape of child

A McMinnville man faces two rape charges for sexual abuse prosecutors say started when the female victim was just 13 years old.

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Sherrell announces candidacy for 43rd District Representative

Sherrell announces candidacy for 43rd District Representative

State Rep. Paul Sherrell (R-Sparta) has announced he will seek re-election in 2018 to represent the 43rd District — Grundy, Warren, and White counties — in the ...

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Half marathon draws over 200 runners

Half marathon draws over 200 runners

Despite the discouraging downpour that occurred just hours before the Viola Valley Half Marathon on Saturday morning, over 200 runners showed up from all over ...

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Upcoming meetings

Upcoming meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, county meetings are held at the Warren County Administrative Building located at 201 Locust Street and city meetings are held at City ...

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Community calendar

Community calendar

SUNDAY, MAY 20

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Business Pulse - Local history packed into The Greek Station

Business Pulse - Local history packed into The Greek Station

Today’s Business Pulse begins with the charming story of Mark and Teresa Dinwiddie, who have opened a new food trailer in the parking lot ...

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At least 10 killed in school shooting

At least 10 killed in school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most ...

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Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10 people

Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10 people

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most ...

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On the campaign trail

On the campaign trail

Bill Lee is quick to point out he’s not a politician.

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School for the Blind band plays cave

School for the Blind band plays cave

Students at Tennessee School for the Blind received a memorable experience this week when they performed in the acoustically rich confines of the Volcano Room ...

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School system considers phone system change

School system considers phone system change

Could the Warren County School System be disconnecting with its current phone provider?

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Ambulance crash lawsuit looming

A pending lawsuit has halted Warren County government’s intent to refurbish a wrecked ambulance and get it back on the road.

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Owen's Market gets to keep its beer permit

Owen's Market gets to keep its beer permit

Owens Market in the Blues Hill community will be allowed to keep its beer permit.

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Full-time janitor rejected

Warren County Health Department rejected a governmental recommendation to hire an employee for its janitorial services as a cost-saving measure.

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River Trails receive new name in honor of Bigbee

River Trails receive new name in honor of Bigbee

River Trail North and River Trail East will be renamed The Bigbee Trail in honor of Dr. Wally Bigbee.

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Traffic court

A man who was charged with housing three dogs in a Honda, then going onto Warren County Animal Control property to retrieve them after they ...

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Haley announces candidacy for Warren County Executive

Haley announces candidacy for Warren County Executive

McMinnville Mayor Jimmy Haley has announced his campaign for Warren County Executive. Haley believes his experience, cultivated throughout a life dedicated to public service, has ...

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Defense contractor to invest $40m, add 100 Tennessee jobs

TOONE, Tenn. (AP) — State officials have approved $2 million in economic development incentives for a defense contractor to invest $40 million and add 100 jobs ...

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Tennessee high school wins Vans contest, $75K for arts


HIXSON, Tenn. (AP) — A team of students has won $75,000 for a Tennessee high school's arts program by winning the Vans "Custom Culture ...

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Highway worker struck, killed by asphalt truck in Tennessee

SODDY-DAISY, Tenn. (AP) — A highway construction worker who was struck by a tanker truck carrying asphalt has died in Tennessee.

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EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The European Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to stop threatening it with tariffs on steel and ...

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Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Doctors in Poland say a baby girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for ...

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