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Coffee Schools announce new administrators for 2022-2023

Coffee Schools announce new administra…

May 28, 2022 by Submitted

The Coffee County Board of Education named three new administrators at this week’s called board meeting.     Amy Hughes was named the new principal for Westside Elementary.  Completing her 26th year in education, Mrs. Hughes has served as a teacher and Academic Coach prior to her role in administration.  For the past...

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Local election results: Four races decided, one headed to a runoff

Local election results: Four races dec…

May 25, 2022 by Robert Preston

Over 4,000 local voters cast ballots in the 2022 primary election, deciding four local races and following state trends in the others.      Four local races — school board District 1, city commission Ward 6 special election, county commission District 3, and the election for Broxton mayor  — were decided Tuesday night...

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Ryan Duke gets 10 years, already eligible for parole

Ryan Duke gets 10 years, already eligi…

May 23, 2022 by Staff Reports

By Kristen Kitchens Following a two-week trial in the death of Tara Grinstead, Ryan Duke was acquitted last Friday for her 2005 murder but was found guilty of concealing a death after he admitted to the crime on the stand during his testimony. This morning, Ryan was sentenced to serve ten...

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Ryan Duke found not guilty in murder of Tara Grinstead, only convicted on concealing death

Ryan Duke found not guilty in murder o…

May 20, 2022 by Staff Reports

By Kristen Kitchens On Friday morning, at 11:30 a.m., Ryan Duke was found not guilty by an Irwin County jury following 7 hours of deliberations. As expected following Ryan's admission, the jury did find him guilty on one count of concealing the death of another. Sentencing for the charge will take...

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Third suspect indicted on murder charges in death of Vann Brown

Third suspect indicted on murder charg…

May 19, 2022 by Submitted

By Kristen Kitchens Jason Anderson, one of the men who was previously indicted on a misdemeanor charge in the 2020 homicide of Vann Brown, has now been indicted on two counts of murder, making him the third person charged in being responsible for Brown's death. Justin Anderson, who was one of the...

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Alexandria Bowen indicted, jailed for alleged involvement in fiance's heroin arrest

Alexandria Bowen indicted, jailed for …

May 18, 2022 by Staff Reports

By Kristen Kitchens     Alexandria Bowen, whose fiancé was arrested earlier this year in the "largest heroin bust in Coffee County," was indicted and recently arrested on charges of trafficking and tampering with evidence. Bowen is accused of assisting her fiancé, Skylar Merson, in the operation and concealing Merson's handgun during the...

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Coffee Schools announce new administrators for 2022-2023

Coffee Schools announce new administrators for 2022-2023

The Coffee County Board of Education named three new administrators at this week’s called board...

Community

Missoula Children’s Theatre begins June 6

Missoula Children’s Theatre begins June 6

It's almost time for the 2022 edition of the Missoula Children's Theater.  This year's production...

Sports

Four Trojans compete in state track meet

Four Trojans compete in state track meet

Four Trojans represented Coffee High at the state track meet in Columbus: Kate Merritt, Chris...