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McMinnville Looking For Baseball, Softball Coaches

McMinnville Parks and Recreation is searching for youth baseball and softball coaches to keep up with one of the highest spring registrations in league history. McMinnville Athletic Coordinator Terry Beard said the pool of players is increasing every year. He said with over 500 kids signed up, five of the 40 teams are without a coach. Beard said coaching is ... Read More »

Christmas Parades Crank Up Saturday Across Region

Christmas parade season goes into overdrive this weekend across the Upper Cumberland. Pickett County is celebrating the holidays with the “Christmas in Byrdstown” event and Christmas parade Saturday. It will be at the Pickett County Library featuring music, food, and even an appearance from Santa Claus. The event begins at 9am. The Jamestown Rotary Club hosts its annual parade Saturday ... Read More »

Kids Of The Community Christmas Party Dec 16 Gives Gifts To Kids In Need

Kids of the Community will host their annual Christmas party on December 16 where children and their families will enjoy a meal and receive gifts from sponsors. Kids of the Community Program Director Megan Marttala said the party is the only opportunity for many of the children invited to receive any presents this holiday season. Marttala said the kids will ... Read More »

21st Annual Juneteenth Celebration in McMinnville

Young Men United hosting 21st Juneteenth Celebration in McMinnville Monday Young Men United Warren County will host their Annual Juneteenth Celebration commemorating the 1865 celebrations after federal troops arrived in Texas to proclaim that slaves had been freed two years prior. President Donald W. Crisp said the annual event is important both in remembering the past and in celebrating current ... Read More »

McMinnville PD’s Maggi Fann Named Officer Of The Year

McMinnville Police Officer Maggi Fann was named Officer of the Year by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. Fann said she received the award for her quick response and lifesaving actions during an overdose case. She said she was on her way to work when she noticed a man slumped over in his car. “Come to find out he wasn’t breathing, ... Read More »

McMinnville’s Park Theater To Start VIP Season Pass System

After much community interest, McMinnville’s Park Theater will start a new season pass system. Manager Kevin Roberts said that in previous years, they didn’t feel they had enough shows to warrant a season pass system. He said with this year’s lineup, they felt they could finally provide the service. “We want to be able to give something to people in ... Read More »

Warren Getting Tennessee Music Pathways Marker Honoring Dottie West

Warren County is set to honor McMinnville native and country music legend Dottie West Monday. A Tennessee Music Pathways marker dedication will be held on the steps of McMinnville’s Chamber of Commerce. Tourism Development Board Chair Sarah Cantrell said that marker will allow the legend of West to live on in McMinnville. “For us to have a marker in Warren ... Read More »

McMinnville Tourism Development Board Searching For Administrator

McMinnville’s Tourism Development Board is on the hunt for a new administrator. Chairperson Sarah Cantrell said that with growth in tourism for the area, it’s become an increasing need to have someone as the contact point for the board. “You don’t really hear about tourism-related jobs a lot but it’s very specific in an economic development board where your sole ... Read More »

McMinnville PD Hosting Car Seat Inspection Event

McMinnville Police Department is hosting another child passenger seat inspection day this Saturday. The event is set up Lieutenant Mark Mara said the event sees some 60 to 70 percent of car seats installed incorrectly. “The most common mistake that they make is one they don’t have enough time to do it correctly,” Mara said. “And number two is they’re ... Read More »

McMinnville Plans Two-Day Long Fourth Of July Celebrations

McMinnville has a weekend jam-packed with events celebrating the 4th of July. Recreation Program Coordinator Michael Benusches said that the town is excited to host so many events and get people out and celebrating. “We’ve been closed for around 18 months now, and we’re just ready to get people out and about again,” Benusches said. “And have a full slate ... Read More »