Coffee County, TN

Two Coffee County deputies involved in shooting

Two Coffee County Sheriff’s Department deputies were involved in a shooting at the Interstate-24 overpass at exit 117 early Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022. According to Sheriff Chad Partin, deputies were responding to a call of a suicidal subject at the 117 overpass (AEDC exit). That subject has since been identified as Evan Krenson, age 20.
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First Thundie Sports Awards honors top athletes, issues $13,000 in scholarships Saturday night

Approximately 300 people packed the inaugural Thundie Sports Awards Saturday night (May 21, 2022) at First Baptist Church Gymnasium. Presented by the Dream for Weave Foundation, in partnership with Thunder Radio and presenting sponsor Al White Ford Lincoln, over 30 awards were presented at the Thundies in front of a sold out crowd. MTSU head softball coach and former CHS softball coach Jeff Breeden delivered the keynote address, focusing on just how special the Coffee County community is when it comes to “small town athletics.” Breeden drove home to athletes and parents “Just how good they have it here” in comparison to other communities he visits on the recruiting trail.
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MURFREESBORO TAKEOVER — Coffee County Central softball, track and tennis to TSSAA Spring Fling this week

Coffee County Central will be well represented at the TSSAA Spring Fling State Championships this week in Murfreesboro. The Lady Raider softball team, makes its second consecutive trip to the Spring Fling after a 3A state runner-up finish in 2021, will get things started on Tuesday, May 24. The Lady Raiders (24-14) are set to play at 5:30 p.m. at McKnight Park Field #3 against Springfield (29-4). The tournament is double elimination.

STATE BOUND: Lady Raiders back to state softball tournament after 7-2 sectional win over Smyrna

Different year, same result. When the pressure turned up and the games started to matter more, Coffee County Central Softball Lady Raiders showed up. The Lady Raiders got two home runs from Kaitlyn Davis in a 7-2 win over Smyrna Friday night in the state sectional, sending Coffee County back to the TSSAA Spring Fling State Softball tournament for the second year in a row.

Lady Pioneers fall in region final

Aleya Esparza had two hits in Wednesday's loss to Coffee County (Painted Barn Media) Coffee County may have regained some bragging rights by winning the region championship Wednesday, but the Lady Pioneers aren’t going to sweat it much. The mission is a state bid and that is still in reach Friday night.

COLLEGE CHECK UP: Ashley Evans earns 2nd team all-conference

Former Coffee County Lady Raider Ashley Evans earned big honors for the Cumberland Phoenix at the conclusion of her softball season. Evans was named to the All-Mid-South Conference Second Team. Evans had a breakout year this season for Cumberland leading the team in batting average (.384), hits (53), runs scored...

Coffee County Veterans will host Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30

Your Coffee County Veterans Association (CCVA) will again proudly host its. annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022 on Manchester Square. The ceremony will commence at 11 AM. The public, especially school-age children, are encouraged to attend and. learn that freedom is not free; that a dear price...

BASEBALL: Raiders dropped 12-2 in region semi-finals to end season

Coffee County struggled to get anything going Monday night, managing just 4 hits and issuing multiple walks in a 12-2 loss to Bradley Central in the Region 3-4A Semi-Finals in Manchester. The loss ends the season for the Raiders. Bradley Central advances to the region championship against Walker Valley. Coffee...

#18. Coffee County

- 2010 to 2020 population change: +5,093 --- #564 among all counties nationwide - 2010 to 2020 percent population change: +9.6% --- #21 among counties in Tennessee, #443 among all counties nationwide - 2020 population: 57,889 --- #24 largest county in Tennessee, #899 largest county nationwide

North Coffee students perform at TPAC

On May 12, some North Coffee Elementary School third and fourth graders traveled to Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville to participate in the Student Share Celebration. This performance was the final bow for those students, who took part in this year’s Disney Musicals in Schools Program, performing Winnie...

FOOTBALL: Raiders to wrap spring practice with Monday scrimmage

Coffee County’s Red Raider football team will hold its 10th and final spring practice on Monday, May 16 in scrimmage form. Marshall County will travel to Manchester for a spring scrimmage workout with the Raiders and the public is invited to attend. The scrimmage will start at approximately 6...

SOCCER: Raiders shutout in district title match; 5 named all-district

Coffee County Central soccer fell 3-0 Thursday night in the soccer District 6-4A championship in Shelbyville. However, the Raiders did earn a bid to the Region 3-4A semi-finals by way of their runner-up finish. They will play at Ooltewah at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 (central time). That is an elimination match.

CHS senior parade is May 23; graduation May 27

Coffee County Central High School will return to a conventional graduation ceremony this year after COVID-19 led to vehicle parades for the class of 2020 and 2021. The concept of the parade was so well liked, however, there will still be a senior parade. The senior parade will be Monday,...

First ever Thundies Sports Awards are sold out

The Dream for Weave Foundation and Thunder Radio will be hosting the first ever “Thundie Sports Awards” for the Coffee County community on Saturday, May 21. Tickets to the event have sold out. The inaugural sports awards will honor the best athletes, coaches and teams of Coffee County...