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Woman indicted for murdering 2-year-old son, DA says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Bartlett woman was indicted on murder charges for the 2020 death of her 2-year-old son who had sustained multiple internal injuries, broken ribs, and bruising. Keianna Hatchett was indicted on first-degree murder in the perpetration of aggravated abuse of a child under 8 and first-degree...
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Eleven NBA Draft picks were showcased at 2021 Iverson Classic

BARTLETT, Tenn. (WREG) — In May of 2021, the nation’s top prospects were in Bartlett for the Allen Iverson Classic. Eleven of those players heard their names called Thursday night during the 2022 NBA Draft. The biggest of those names were the first two overall picks, Paolo Banchero to Orlando and Chet Holmgren to OKC. […]
MEMPHIS, TN
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Osceola police chief resigns

OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) - A Mississippi County town is searching for a new police chief. The City of Osceola announced Jerry Hamilton submitted his resignation after hours on Friday. Osceola Mayor Sally Wilson told Region 8 News on Monday that Hamilton resigned as police chief for a higher-paying job with...
OSCEOLA, AR
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One Vehicle Traffic Accidents Leave Five Hurt

Three Blytheville residents were hurt when the vehicle they were in ran off CR 498 south of Steele and overturned. According to the MSHP, three passengers in the vehicle: 20 year old Garret Jackson, 22 year old Thomas Lewis, and 23 year old Vanessa Ivy were taken to the hospital in Blytheville with moderate to serious injuries.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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Babysitter convicted of molesting 7-year-old girl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 22-year-old man was convicted by a jury of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl he was babysitting for a family friend. Travis Ruzicha, aka Ruzicka, of Drummonds, Tennessee was babysitting the girl at a Memphis home on July 21-22 of 2019 when the incidents happened, Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said in a statement.
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Date for new Monette Manor facility construction set

MONETTE, Ark. (KAIT) – After nearly seven months since a deadly tornado struck the town of Monette, a once-active nursing home is a step closer to recovery. Back in December, the Monette Manor was one of the buildings hit by the tornado, leaving nothing but debris across the area.
MONETTE, AR
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UTM Noyce Scholars Begin Masters Program

MARTIN, Tenn. – Three University of Tennessee at Martin Noyce Scholars signed a contract agreeing to fulfill the program’s requirements as they begin their Master of Science in Initial Licensure at UT Martin. Terae Phelps, of Union City; Grace Looney, of Millington; and Taylor Dennis, of Jackson, signed the contract during an orientation for the graduate program on May 10.
MARTIN, TN
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Former Brighton High School booster club officer charged with theft

A former secretary of the Brighton Blitz Booster Club is charged with theft following an investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office. Comptroller Jason Mumpower says Amy Spurlin is charged with one count of theft over $1,000. The booster club helps raise money for the Brighton High School football team....
BRIGHTON, TN
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Paperwork is done: $300 million in development coming to Millington

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - For the small city of Millington, much is about to change in the coming years. The city’s chamber of commerce announced the development of three projects, totaling $308 million. “It’s a town growing into a city. That’s what we’re fixing to do,” said Terry Roland,...
MILLINGTON, TN
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City to get new technology for reading water meters

TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) - Thanks to some new technology, residents in one Northeast Arkansas city will be able to check their water bill with just a simple click of a button. The city of Trumann, in partnership with Integrity, will soon roll out a mobile app, allowing residents to see their water usage on the go.
TRUMANN, AR
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