Five facing charges following Carroll County drug bust
A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's (TBI) Drug Investigation Division and the Huntingdon Police Department led to five arrests, as well as the seizure of drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Obion County's Own Deputy Singleton Honored as West Tennessee Deputy Of The Year
Deputy Rusty Singleton of Obion County Sheriff’s Office was named West Tennessee Deputy of the Year at the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Holiday Meeting in Madison County. This award recognizes Singleton's dedication to the safety of Obion County residents.
$40,000 winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Milan
$40,000 MEGA MILLIONS WINNER IN MILAN, JACKPOT AT $395 MILLION. – Cheers to a lucky Mega Millions player in Milan, who won $40,000 in last night’s drawing by matching four balls plus the Mega Ball and adding the Megaplier option. Meanwhile, the jackpot for this popular game has climbed to an incredible $395 million.
Jackson’s ‘Christmas in the City’ postponed to January
JACKSON, Tenn. — An annual Christmas event in the Hub City has been postponed. “Christmas in the City,” originally scheduled to take place at the West Tennessee Farmers Market on Saturday, December 9, has been moved to January 13. According to United Way of West Tennessee, the postponement...
Baptist Carroll County recognized for patient outcomes, quality care
The following is a news release from Baptist Memorial Hospital:. HUNTINGDON, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2023 –Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County has received a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in outcomes and quality. “To be named among the top rural hospitals in the nation for outcomes and quality is a...
One resident showcases a light show for neighbors to see
THREE WAY, Tenn.– Danny Wade is a resident in Three Way that has been putting up Christmas lights for years now. Wade says he began this after his children went to college and setting up lights soon became a tradition for him. “I saw the videos and stuff online...
Free Admission: UofM Lambuth Planetarium Show Offers Seasonal Stargazing Experience
Attention all astronomy enthusiasts and stargazers! The University of Memphis Lambuth is hosting an event that you won't want to miss. The UofM Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium Show: Seasonal Stargazing is set to take place on Fri, Dec 08, from 1pm to 2pm.
Swing Revival Band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Perform Holiday Show at Huntingdon's Dixie Carter PAC
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a well-known contemporary swing revival band from Southern California, is scheduled to perform their Wild & Swingin Holiday Show at The Dixie Carter Pac in Huntingdon, Tennessee. The performance is set for Friday, December 22nd, 2023, at 7:30pm. The band has been active in the music industry for over thirty years and has a worldwide fan base. Their music has been included in many movies and television shows.
Mugshots : Madison County : 12/01/23 – 12/04/23
The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 12/01/23 and 8 a.m. on 12/04/23. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.
Local Counties Listed in National Weather Service Drought Report
The National Weather Service has released drought information for the Mid-South. The latest report indicated most of Weakley, Henry, Dyer, Gibson and Carroll County were in the Level 3, or Severe Drought category. Shelby, Fayette, Hardeman, Chester, Madison and Haywood County are placed in the Level 4, or Extreme Drought...
Lexington kicks off their Christmas Festival of the Lights
LEXINGTON, Tenn. — One local town is getting into the Christmas spirit. The city of Lexington has kicked off their Christmas festival of the lights. Throughout the month of December, residents can make their way down to the court square in downtown Lexington to celebrate the holiday season. The...
Local Law Enforcement Crackdown on Illegal Drug Sales in Henderson County Results in Multiple Arrests
An undercover operation aimed at illegal drug sales in Henderson County and nearby regions has resulted in several indictments and arrests. The operation, led by the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, began in February 2022. It is a follow-up to Operation Big Red Ice I and II, which led to 51 drug-related indictments.
Grand Jury Hears 90 Cases, Returns 82 True Bills
The Henderson County grand jury returned 82 “True” bills from the session on Monday, November 27th, according to the Henderson County Circuit Court Clerk’s office. The grand jury returned eight “no true” bills. There were 27 sealed indictments returned…. For complete coverage, see the...
Carroll County Holiday Events
Main Street Christmas in Huntingdon – December 9. Huntingdon Band Breakfast with Santa – December 9. Tickets: $10 per person at the door (under 2 years old are free) Pancakes and sausage breakfast, activities, and pictures with Santa. West Carroll Band Breakfast with Santa – December 9.
Greenfield School's Noah Wilson Crowned Weakley County Schools Spelling Bee Champion
Noah Wilson, an eighth grader from Greenfield School, won the title of Weakley County Schools Spelling Bee Champion. The competition was held at the Board of Education in Dresden and included twelve spellers from grades 5-8. Cadence Brundige, an eighth grader from Martin Middle School, was the runner-up. All participants had won or placed in spelling competitions at their schools in Dresden, Gleason, Greenfield, Martin, and Sharon.
Butler To Be Main Street Christmas Parade Grand Marshal
Huntingdon, Tenn.–Bethel University President Dr. Walter Butler will be the Grand Marshal of Town of Huntingdon’s Christmas Parade, with the full schedule of the Main Street Christmas announced. The event includes music, Santa, The Grinch, hot cocoa, hot cider, parade, tree lighting, Nativity, and much more. It will be held all day in downtown Huntingdon on Saturday, December 9.
How 2-time defending state champion McKenzie girls basketball responded to 15-day layoff
Savannah Davis and the McKenzie girls’ basketball team needed to shake a little rust off. The Rebels hadn’t played a game in 15 days before a 58-52 win over Greenfield on Tuesday. It was the first game since a 63-53 win over Henry County on Nov. 20. The...
Henderson County community mourns loss of firefighter Richard “Rick” D. Miller
PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE HENDERSON COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT:. Firefighter Richard “Rick” D. Miller, died of a heart attack on Friday, December 1st. Since he had answered an emergency call shortly before, his death is recognized nationally as a line-of-duty death. Firefighter Miller served as a driver for Station 1 (Westover Community) since 2021. Not only have we lost an active and dedicated firefighter who was committed to serving his community, but a personal friend because of the close ties among fellow firefighters. This is the department’s second line-of-duty death since it’s organization in 1978.
Experience the Magic of Polar Express at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store this December
Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee, is hosting a Polar Express-themed event this Christmas season. The event will feature games, crafts, hot cocoa, cookies, and photo opportunities with Santa. It will take place on select Friday evenings and Saturday mornings in December. Tickets cost $10 for children aged 2-10, $15 for those aged 11 and above, and admission is free for children under 2.
Two Years Later, Dresden Tornado Still Leaves Imprint
It’s been two years since the tornado came through Dresden Dec. 10, 2021, leaving every resident in Dresden shook to the core. There has not been a storm that has happened since that night where I have not felt some sense of uncertainty or anxiety. When you watch a tornado tearing up your yard right behind your ten-year-old child, it kind of does that to you.