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Plane in Route to Birmingham from Shelbyville Crashes

Hickman County Authorities say a light plane reportedly bound from Shelbyville to an airport near Birmingham, Alabama crashed Wednesday afternoon, killing the pilot and lone occupant of the craft. WTVF-TV reports the RV-6 single engine plane hit a dense growth … Continue reading

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National Humane Society Post Shelbyville Billboards Focused on Soring

The Humane Society of the United States has purchased three billboards in Shelbyville to raise awareness about illegal horse soring. Soring occurs when a horse’s legs are intentionally injured to make the animal have a higher gait. The billboards have … Continue reading

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Suspect Charged in Statutory Rape Cases

  A Shelbyville man has been charged in connection with alleged incidents involving teenagers near his home. Richard Taylor Napper, 68, of Landers Street is charged with four counts of aggravated statutory rape and one count of violation of an … Continue reading

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Coffee County Bomb Threat

Hoax bomb threats emptied High School classrooms in Manchester and Shelbyville yesterday. Authorities say the disruptions are the latest in a series of bomb threats that have struck area schools this month. A note found at Central High School in … Continue reading

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One Dead in Tyson Plant Accident

A contract employee working at Shelbyville’s Tyson Poultry processing plant has died in an industrial accident. According to reports, James Currier, age 38, of Shelbyville died early Tuesday morning as he worked to clean and sanitize machinery at the sprawling … Continue reading

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Workers Injured in Shelbyville High School Construction Accident

Shoddy construction may be to blame for a workplace accident that injured three workers in Shelbyville over the weekend. Three men were hurt when a concrete block wall collapsed during a puff of high wind. The men were working to … Continue reading

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Tennessee World War II Soldier laid to rest 70 Years after Disappearance

The remains of a World War II soldier discovered near the French/German border are returning to Tennessee 70 years after he disappeared. A funeral service for Pfc. Cecil Harris of Shelbyville is scheduled for Friday near Chattanooga, where his former … Continue reading

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