Warriors trail at the half

Posted by | January 18, 2019 8:04 pm

The Warriors trail the Rhea County Golden Eagles 31-30 at the end of the first half. Dyson Reece led the Warriors with 12 first half points.

Warriorettes pick up their second straight district win

Posted by | January 18, 2019 7:26 pm

The Warriorettes used a big third quarter to pull away from the Rhea County Lady Eagles and picked up a 72-60 win. Mia Murray led the Warriorrettes with 29 points and 10 rebounds. Gracie Dodgen also finished in double figures with 14 points.

With the win, the Warriorettes move to 20-2 on the season and 2-1 in District 6AAA play. The Warriorettes will wrap up the first half of their district slate on Tuesday night, when they play host to Warren County at 6 pm at Roy Sewell Gymnasium.

Warriorettes expand their lead

Posted by | January 18, 2019 6:58 pm

The Warriorettes open up the third quarter on a 14-0 run and lead the Rhea County Lady Eagles 58-46 heading into the fourth quarter.

Warriorettes lead at the half

Posted by | January 18, 2019 6:40 pm

The Warriorettes closes out the first quarter on a 16-5 run and lead the Rhea County Lady Eagles 37-35 at the half. Mia Murray led all scorers in the first half with 15 points.

Number of federal unemployment claims doubles in 10 days

Posted by | January 18, 2019 11:41 am

The number of federal employees applying for Tennessee unemployment insurance benefits has more than doubled during the last 10 days as the partial shutdown of the United States government moves into its fourth week.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s (TDLWD) Unemployment Security Division processed 400 claims for federal employees from the day the shutdown started through Jan. 8, 2019. The latest check of data Friday, Jan. 18, showed the number of claims has more than doubled to nearly 900.

Depending on the work requirements for each individual, many federal employees in Tennessee may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits during the shutdown.

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Driver license roadblocks

Posted by | January 18, 2019 9:50 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside checkpoints during the week of January 20th, 2019 through January 26th, 2019 on State Route 30 in Van Buren County.

Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these drivers license roadblocks to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

Warriorettes pick up their first district win of the season

Posted by | January 18, 2019 9:40 am

Coach Michael Dodgen gives Mia Murray five coming off the court after the Warriorettes won, on Tuesday night. Murray finished the game with 13 points.

In front of a packed gym, on Tuesday night, the White County High School Warriorettes picked up their first district win of the season by a final score of 60-51.

The Warriorettes (19-2, 1-1) used a strong second quarter to take the lead and then went 10-13 over the final 2:47 of the game to secure the win.

Junior Julia Curtis led the way to the win, tossing in 17 points and adding 10 rebounds. Sophomores Gracie Dodgen and Mia Murray joined her … Read More

Warriors come up just short against Stone Memorial High School

Posted by | January 18, 2019 9:38 am

Kade Clark knocks down a three-pointer in Tuesday night’s game against Stone Memorial. Clark finished the game with nine points all coming from behind the arc.

When looking at the Warriors’ season up to this point, a person would notice that the Warriors are having trouble winning the close games. So far this season, the Warriors are 2-5 in games that are decided by less than three points. On Tuesday night, the Stone Memorial Panthers were the latest to defeat the Warriors in a close game. The Panthers picked up a 56-55 win over the Warriors.

On Tuesday night, there were 12 lead changes in the game, and … Read More

THP accepting applications for Citizens’ Academy

Posted by | January 18, 2019 7:47 am

Spring session begins March 19, 2019

 The Tennessee Highway Patrol  is accepting applications for the 2019 Spring Citizens’ Academy. Classes in Cookeville start March 19, 2019, at the Cookeville District Headquarters, at 1291 South Walnut, Cookeville, TN. 38503. Sessions will last for 10 weeks and take place 6:30-9 p.m., Tuesday evenings, with dinner starting at 5:45 p.m.

The Citizens’ Academy consists of approximately 30 hours of training and is designed to give citizens a better understanding and awareness of THP and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Citizens receive hands-on instruction and training from state troopers and other department personnel. Topics covered include investigations, special operations,

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