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Late turnovers doom Golden Eagles in McMinnville

The Golden Eagle cagers pieced together one of their better showings of the season Friday night but came up empty in crunch time as Warren County’s Pioneers grinded out the 74-64 triumph over Rhea County.



Two teens were killed in a single vehicle crash in Cookeville Friday. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Layton Proffitt was driving westbound on Pippin Road in a 2020 Dodge DSX, when the vehicle left the right-hand side of the road, overturned and struck a tree. THP says that th

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Seven Clerks Caught in Beer Buying Operation in Warren County

Perhaps some area teens are making a drive to nearby Warren County, but why?. A report from partner station WMSR showed that an undercover beer buying operation conducted by Warren County authorities has resulted in clerks at seven businesses being summoned to court.


UPDATE: Attorney for Grundy Co. man convicted in 2006 murder says new evidence shows innocence

UPDATE: The attorney for a Grundy County man convicted for murder say there is new evidence that was missing from his trial that would have led to a different verdict. Adam Braseel was accused of killing 60-year-old Malcolm Burrows in 2006 and sentenced to life in prison.


Tennessee Star EXCLUSIVE: Governor Bill Lee Makes Special Guest Appearance At Conservative Grassroots Gathering

LEBANON, Tennessee – As conservative grassroots leaders gathered from across the state for a bi-annual meeting, Governor Bill Lee took time between speaking engagements to attend as an unannounced special guest.


Coyotes attack pets in West Tennessee

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — There are reports of coyote attacks on animals in West Tennessee. “Anything that’s wooded, that’s out away from people and traffic, that’s where they hang out. They’ll hang out right along the property line of your property,” said Lexington Animal Control officer Brandon Mc


Second fatal case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease reported in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - For the second time in less than a month, a Tennessee family is mourning a loved one who died from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, something doctors say is a one-in-a-million diagnosis.


East Tennessee congressman speaks out on undocumented students

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee congressman says schools in his district are having to hire more English language learning teachers due to an influx in undocumented students.


Obtaining a carry permit in Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - After Wednesday, where a man shot his wife at a dentist office, Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy is calling one man a hero. Larry Seagroves, who was a patient in the office and a handgun carry permit owner, shot the suspect and held him until law enforcement arrived.


THEC REPORT: Tennessee Students Unprepared for College

A new report from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) presented to the Legislature earlier this week has the education community scrambling to explain how, despite hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending over the past eight years, Tennessee schools are not adequately preparing c


Trump loses coal fight to Tennessee Valley Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to close 2 coal plants in a lopsided decision that thwarted President Trump's pressure to support coal. Why it matters: The TVA votes underscore the tough economics facing coal-fired power, which is steadily losing market share to gas and renewab


Tennessee angler leads Bassmaster Elite on Lake Lanier

With each day that passes, Tennessee angler David Mullins sounds more and more confident about his current situation. He’s learning Lake Lanier’s spotted bass, and it shows in the standings.


Coffee County Man Faces Charge in John Bragg Crash

The driver of a pickup truck has been charged following a wreck on John Bragg Highway Tuesday morning. Joshua Pearson, age 27 of Tullahoma, TN driving a 2008 Chevy Silverado was charged with failure to yield.


Coffee County senator looks to legalize medical cannabis

When she first got to Nashville, Senator Janice Bowling made it her goal to fight the opioid crisis in Tennessee. However, she found there are no alternatives to opioid-based painkillers available, thus creating a seemingly endless threat of addiction. Due to this, she created the Tennessee Medical


Taxpayers May Have Given Van Buren County Library Director Money She Didn’t Earn

The director of a public library in Van Buren County may have received more than $10,000 of taxpayer money for work she did not perform, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released this week.


Four officers disciplined concerning inmate left outside overnight

The Coffee County Sheriff Department’s investigation concerning an inmate being left outside overnight at the Justice Center has resulted in four officers facing disciplinary actions.


William Eugene Moon found guilty for attempted second degree murder

A Coffee County Jury returned guilty verdicts against William Eugene Moon for Attempted Second Degree Murder (Class B Felony) and Employing a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony (Class C Felony) Thursday, Feb. 14 following a three day jury trial and approximately six hours of deliber


Seventh and final suspect in custody in the 2017 killing of man found shot and hanged from tree in Franklin County, Tennessee

The seventh and final suspect is in custody in the October 2017 killing of a Tullahoma, Tennessee, man who was found shot and hanged from a tree in neighboring Franklin County.


Inside the Manchester Russell Stover store on Valentine's Day

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (WKRN) - Valentine’s Day is here and that means everything should already be planned out, right?. It turns out many people do their Valentines shopping last minute, but there’s good news as many stores like Russell Stover in Manchester have already prepared for those last minute sh


Warriors and Warriorettes tip off District Tournament Feb. 15

The regular season is in the books, and now it gets down to what coaches consider the third season- the postseason. The games that have been played to this point are just a build up for what is to come. Seasons come and seasons go, but the truth of the matter is- teams are remembered for what they d