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Police are now looking to reunite the vintage guitar with its owner. (WSMV) Police are now looking to reunite the vintage guitar with its owner. (WSMV)

Police looking to reunite stolen vintage Dobro with owner Video included

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Nashville knows there's no price tag on the sentimental value of an instrument. An effort is underway to get a stolen vintage item back home.

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Lower School at Battle Ground Academy closed due to water main break Video included

The water main break forced the Lower School to close on Friday. (WSMV) The water main break forced the Lower School to close on Friday. (WSMV)
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The Lower School at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin will be closed Friday because of a water main break.

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Missing Franklin boy found safe in nearby home

Rodney Northington was reported missing in the Natchez Street area on Friday afternoon. (Source: Franklin PD) Rodney Northington was reported missing in the Natchez Street area on Friday afternoon. (Source: Franklin PD)
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Franklin Police say they found the boy safe in a nearby home around 10:10 p.m. Friday.

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Side effects from roofing glue experienced at Poplar Grove School Video included

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Students and faculty at Poplar Grove School in Franklin were feeling sick during school hours. It wasn’t a virus. It was the glue being used to replace the school’s roof.

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Youth volleyball club fights back after sports complex plans to sell

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The directors of a youth volleyball program are fighting back after owners of the A-Game Sportsplex in Franklin tried to terminate their lease and sell the building.

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Mother, son killed on I-65 after trying to help crash victims

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Kristi Clark, 34, and Carter Oakley, 10, stopped to help when they saw an SUV hit a patch of black ice and roll over near the exit for Highway 96 just after 9 p.m. Monday. More>>

2 suspects arrested, 1 at large after Franklin shooting

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Franklin police said two suspects involved in a shooting on Rucker Avenue late Friday night have been arrested while another suspect remains at large. More>>

Rescued horses may have been headed for slaughter

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The livestock trailer loaded with horses that overturned on Interstate 40 Monday night may have been delivering the horses to their deaths across the border. More>>

Driver in horse trailer wreck cited

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The driver whose trailer rolled over on I-40 Monday with a load of horses on board has now been charged in that wreck. The Tennessee Department of Safety says Mance Frank Reed has been cited for unsafe operation. More>>

Horse truck driver alleges abuse

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A trucker who once hauled horses for a Lebanon company says he had no idea he was delivering the animals to their deaths. More>>

Boy injured after falling into uncovered storm drain

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A teenager walking home from the bus stop fell into an uncovered storm drain Thursday, temporarily knocking himself unconscious. There's a lot of finger-pointing about who is supposed to replace about 40 missing drain grates, which were stolen three months ago. More>>

City proposes change to ban on street sales

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The City of Brentwood proposed some changes allowing homeless people to sell The Contributor newspaper. Under the new proposal, those vendors still can't walk into the streets to sell the newspaper. More>>

School coach suspended after spectator struck with ball

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A high school basketball coach has been suspended without pay and ordered to stay away from school property after an incident during a game Monday night. More>>

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  • Lufkin man accused of having child porn asks for bench trial

    Lufkin man accused of having child porn asks for bench trial

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:32:07 GMT

    A Lufkin man accused of having nude images of a teenage girl will now be facing a bench trial.

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    A Lufkin man accused of having nude images of a teenage girl will now be facing a bench trial.

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  • Angelina County leaders preparing for the 'Big One'

    Angelina County leaders preparing for the 'Big One'

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:33:05 GMT

    While storms popping up in the Atlantic are the last things on the minds of those that live in East Texas, it is priority number one for the Angelina County Office of Emergency Management as the calendar creeps closer to the start of hurricane season.

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    While storms popping up in the Atlantic are the last things on the minds of those that live in East Texas, it is priority number one for the Angelina County Office of Emergency Management as the calendar creeps closer to the start of hurricane season.

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  • NISD names Interim Superintendent Sandra Dowdy lone superintendent finalist

    NISD names Interim Superintendent Sandra Dowdy lone superintendent finalist

    NISD names Interim Superintendent Sandra Dowdy lone superintendent finalist

    Monday, March 27 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-03-28 01:33:54 GMT
    Source: NISDSource: NISD

    During a Monday night special meeting, Nacogdoches Independent School District named Sandra Dowdy the lone finalist for the superintendent position. Dowdy has served as interim for the last several months. Per a press release from NISD, Dowdy was selected from a field of 45 applicants. A state mandated 21-day period must pass between the board naming her as the lone finalist and formally naming her as the next superintendent of Nacogdoches schools. It also states the selection happ...

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    During a Monday night special meeting, Nacogdoches Independent School District named Sandra Dowdy the lone finalist for the superintendent position. Dowdy has served as interim for the last several months. Per a press release from NISD, Dowdy was selected from a field of 45 applicants. A state mandated 21-day period must pass between the board naming her as the lone finalist and formally naming her as the next superintendent of Nacogdoches schools. It also states the selection happ...

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