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Dr. Kimberly Hambrick, left, and veterinarian assistant Bobbi Brothers give 9-year-old terrier mix Bax-ter a rabies shot Tuesday at Hambrick Animal Clinic, located at 301 Wilson Ave. Baxter’s owner is Ste-ve Jernigan.  Hambrick Animal Clinic is offering $9, one-year rabies vaccinations during April.
--Staff Photo by Chris Barstad

Vets promote rabies shots in April

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:41 pm

STAFF WRITER marian galbraith   April is a good time of year to vaccinate one’s cats and dogs for rabies in Coffee County, according to a recent press release from the county health department. The vaccine will be available at only $9 per shot at most veterinary offices in Tullahoma and Manchester for the entire month of April, thanks to participating veterinarians, and the health department strongly urges pet owners

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TMEPA: Private entities blocking Internet expansion

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:44 pm

STAFF WRITER kelly lapczynski and press release   Bills that seek to remove the territory restriction on broadband services offered by Tennessee’s municipal electric systems were heard in Tennessee General Assembly House and Senate committees Tuesday. Both bills were slated for the afternoon agenda.  No votes had been taken by deadline. As it stands, municipal electric systems can provide their broadband services only within their electrical service footprint.   The respective

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  • Youngsters turn out for Saturday egg hunts

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Julianna Hall, 2, braves Saturday’s cool temperatures to collect eggs during the 32nd annual Glick and Woods Easter Egg Hunt at Frazier McEwen Park. Between 400 and 450 children attended the event. See photos of Waggoner Park activities on Page 4.  
--Staff Photo by Chris Barstad

    STAFF WRITER andrea agardy   The Easter Bunny won’t officially be making his rounds until Sunday morning, but hundreds of area children took advantage of the opportunity to hone their egg-hunting skills last weekend when the city hosted a pair of events to celebrate the upcoming holiday. For the 32nd consecutive year, Glick and Woods Dentistry held its Community Easter Egg Hunt at Frazier-McEwen Park. Kelly Goon, the practice’s patient

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  • Vets promote rabies shots in April

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    Dr. Kimberly Hambrick, left, and veterinarian assistant Bobbi Brothers give 9-year-old terrier mix Bax-ter a rabies shot Tuesday at Hambrick Animal Clinic, located at 301 Wilson Ave. Baxter’s owner is Ste-ve Jernigan.  Hambrick Animal Clinic is offering $9, one-year rabies vaccinations during April.
--Staff Photo by Chris Barstad

    STAFF WRITER marian galbraith   April is a good time of year to vaccinate one’s cats and dogs for rabies in Coffee County, according to a recent press release from the county health department. The vaccine will be available at only $9 per shot at most veterinary offices in Tullahoma and Manchester for the entire month of April, thanks to participating veterinarians, and the health department strongly urges pet owners

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Shannon Reagan competes in the high jump at Riverdale on Saturday. Reagan finished second in the event. --Staff Photo by Zach Birdsong

Tullahoma teams place third at Riverdale

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 4:30 pm

TULLAHOMA NEWS staff report The Tullahoma track and field squads had standout performances with a pair of third-place finishes at the Tomahawk Chop Championship Track Meet held at Riverdale on Saturday. In total, Tullahoma had 10 different first-place finishes on the day. Kris Potts-Howard took first place in three events, Jose Justiniano finished first in two, Clark Dixon and Reid Sisk each took first in one, the THS boys had

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  • Lady Wildcats rally past Lincoln County

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    Lady Wildcats' third baseman Joanna Lyle throws out a runner against Lincoln County on Monday. Lyle had four hits in the THS victory. --Staff Photo by Zach Birdsong

    By ZACH BIRDSONG Sports Editor  With her team down 4-3 in the top of the seventh, senior Taylor Honea came through at the right moment for Tullahoma against Lincoln County on Monday. With the bases loaded, Honea ripped a single that plated two runners and put the Lady Wildcats in front for good 5-4. Mo Edde pitched a complete game and got the win for Tullahoma in the circle. In

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  • Wildcats split pair in Murfreesboro

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    Tullahoma's Matt Broussard slides into home against Blackman on Saturday. --Staff Photo by Zach Birdsong

    By ZACH BIRDSONG Sports Editor Tullahoma split a pair of contests during the Riverdale Warrior Classic held in Murfreesboro this past week. The Wildcats (3-9, 1-4) opened competition with an 11-4 loss to Russellville (Alabama) on Friday. Tullahoma bounced back with a 6-3 victory over Blackman on Saturday. The Wildcats picked up nine hits in the win against the Blaze, and it was Harper Case who set the tone for

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    Posted on March 12, 2015 at 4:09 pm

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Lifestyles

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It’s spring travel season

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 3:47 pm

LIFESTYLES EDITOR kali bolle   Spring is a great time for travel with the whole family. Warmer temperatures and a blooming outdoors mean ample opportunities for families to get outside to enjoy some bonding time and all that the season has to offer. Whether families are looking for a blast of sunlight to recharge their souls until summer or outdoor fun, here are the latest trends for spring travel with

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  • South Cumberland sets April improvement projects

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    South Cumberland State Park is dedicating April to its “Building a Better South Cumberland Project,” according to head ranger Park Greer. “With over 500,000 visitors a year our trails really take a beating from all the two and four-legged users of the 90-plus miles of trail,” he said. “The switch-backs become eroded, the lakeside trails are falling into the water, and the creeks are being chocked with rubbish. “We also

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  • The Weekly Dig: New beginnings

    Posted on March 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

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    By Kali Bolle   Now I can officially say it. Happy spring! Last Friday, as gloomy as it was, marked the first day of a new season. Last week, Mother Nature graced us with some beautiful weather and while we seem to have fallen back into a cold snap, we are well on our way to warmer temps and sunny days. For me, the spring season is a time of

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One item in the new McDonald’s clothing line is a two-piece thermal underwear set. Or maybe it’s pajamas. I guess it’s possible they’re supposed to be workout clothes.  -- Photo provided

N’uh Uh! Now you can literally wear that Big Mac

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:46 pm

STAFF WRITER andrea agardy   Writing this column is not always easy. Believe it or not, sometimes I have a hard time finding things to complain about. There are weeks when I scour the remote corners of the Internet, searching for something weird, wonderful or out-there enough to write 20 inches about only to come up empty or find myself stretching so hard to make a point that I’m risking

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  • ‘Fourth of July Creek’ is gritty, epic tale

    Posted on March 21, 2015 at 12:33 pm

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    EDITOR susan campbell   “Fourth of July Creek” is the beautifully written story of a flawed man trying to save children from bad people like himself. Author Smith Henderson spent a decade crafting his novel, set in 1980 and published this year. It is the tale of Pete Snow, a state social worker in the tiny town of Tenmile, Montana, and the misfortunate, drug-addicted, abusive and mentally ill people he

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  • N’uh uh! Parents should just say no to Hello Barbie

    Posted on March 21, 2015 at 11:18 am

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    STAFF WRITER andrea agardy   Toy giant Mattel is gearing up to release Hello Barbie, a techy twist on the 59-year-old favorite that is giving me, and a lot of other people, a wicked case of the heebie-jeebies. Using a Wi-Fi connection and voice recognition software, Hello Barbie will be able to play games and have conversations with children. The doll is slated for release this November — just in

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