Felony filed against Murfreesboro woman

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MURFREESBORO—A class D felony charge of possession of a controlled substance-schedule II has been filed against a Murfreesboro woman in Pike County Circuit Court. Thirty-eight-year-old Kimberly A. Baugher was arrested for allegedly possessing oxycodone, adderall and soma prescription drugs. According to the affidavit of arrest, at approximately 8 p.m. on January 28 Pike County Deputy George Donaldson observed a red […]

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Nashville man arrested after allegedly shooting at someone

TERRICA HENDRIX Editor NASHVILLE – A local man has been charged with aggravated assault and possession of firearms. On the morning of Feb. 1, Nashville Police Officer Justin Garner was dispatched to Hutchinson Street in Nashville regarding someone being shot at. According to a press release issued by Nashville Assistant Police Chief Amy Marion, Officer Garner spoke with Ivory Nunally […]

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Nashville Rural Water project is near completion

NICOLE TRACY Reporter NASHVILLE – The System Improvement project that the Nashville Rural Water Public Authority has ongoing is nearing completion, according to a report given at the Board of Directors meeting on Jan. 28. System Director Ryan Stuckey gave a report to the Board, and stated that the new system should be in service by March 1, as long as all tests come back clear showing the water is safe for public […]

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Local Farmers’ Markets hold their first meeting, training for the season

DEBRA BOLDING Howard County Farmers’ Market Co-Manager HOPE – The farmers’ markets in Nashville, Hope and Washington held their 2016 Market Season Kick-off Meeting at Hempstead Hall in Hope Jan. 26. The three markets have been working together over the last several years to increase opportunities for local farmers and the January meeting has been held each year to register […]

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Murfreesboro Chamber reviews events for 2016

Rosie Simmons Reporter The Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce Board met in the conference room of the Municipal Building on Monday January 25, 2016. Those in attendance were Ricky Branch President, Jane Fugitt Secretary, Penny Lamb, Leslie Allmon, Emilie Martin, Candi Allmon, Diane Carroll, Jean Floyd and Rosie Simmons. All chamber members are invited to attend the meetings. The minutes of […]

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HCSO issues statement on accidental death of child

BRYAN MCJUNKINS Howard County Sheriff NASHVILLE – The Howard County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call of EMS needed at a residence on Mission Drive, Nashville,. at 8:18 p.m. on Jan. 26. The call, concerning emergency assistance needed for a 4-year-old injured from a dresser and television falling on her in her bedroom, was transferred to the ambulance service. Howard […]

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Accident claims child’s life

NASHVILLE – “On Jan. 26, at appx. 8:20 p.m., Howard County Ambulance Service received a 911 call in reference to a child who had suffered a traumatic injury from a dresser. HCAS transported a 3-year-old female from the scene to Howard Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. The child was later airlifted to Arkansas Children’s Hospital by Lifenet Air,” John […]

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