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Woman maced and raped at Dyersburg business by ‘customer’

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Dyersburg police say a woman was maced, raped, and robbed inside a business on U.S. Highway 51 Tuesday night by a registered violent sex offender. A regional manager with Loan Master said he couldn’t comment about what happened but said they were installing a new security system and the woman who was […]
DYERSBURG, TN
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2022 WestStar class honored; Randy Boyd named honorary graduate

Randy Boyd considers the 2022 UT Martin WestStar Leadership Program participants as his classmates – and for good reason. He’s officially one of them. The University of Tennessee System president was announced as the fourth honorary graduate in the leadership program’s history during WestStar’s annual graduation event held June 21 at The Venue at Twin Oaks in Humboldt.
HUMBOLDT, TN
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Brush fire in Halls almost reaches 2 homes

At around 10 p.m. on Thursday, Rural Metro Fire responded to a reported house fire at the 4500 block of Foothills Drive in Halls. When they arrived they found an unattended brush fire spreading toward two homes.
KNOXVILLE, TN
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Brinley Cousar signs softball scholarship with Freed-Hardeman

Brinley Cousar had a stellar two-year softball career at Dyersburg State Community College and the coaching staff at Freed-Hardeman University noticed. Last week Cousar, a 2020 Covington High School graduate, signed a scholarship with Freed-Hardeman to finish up her college softball career at the four-year school that advanced to the NAIA World Series last season.
COVINGTON, TN
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Lauderdale County man charged with rape in Dyer County

A Lauderdale County man is in the Dyer County Jail after allegedly raping a woman at a Dyersburg business. Dyersburg Police Chief Steve Isbell says 34-year-old Jimmy Taylor, of Ripley, was arrested Wednesday on charges of Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Robbery, and Aggravated Assault. Isbell says the incident happened late Tuesday...
DYER COUNTY, TN
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Randy Boyd Named Honorary WestStar Grad

MARTIN, Tenn. – Randy Boyd considers the 2022 University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program participants as his classmates – and for good reason. He’s officially one of them. The University of Tennessee System president was announced as the fourth honorary graduate in the leadership program’s history during WestStar’s annual graduation event held June 21 at The Venue at Twin Oaks in Humboldt.
MARTIN, TN
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New search planned this week for missing Halls man

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Family and friends of a Halls man missing three months are planning new searches Friday and Saturday for him. Danny Dewey, 72, of Bakersfield Way, was last seen in late March. The retired man left behind his car and his dog. Volunteers, family, those who knew...
KNOXVILLE, TN
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Meetings set for early next week

• The School Board meets Monday afternoon at 5pm. Their agenda includes a couple of bid openings and year end budget amendments. •. At 5:30 Monday Brownsville’s Board of Zoning Appeals convenes to discuss a sign variance requested by Taco Bell. •. Tuesday the Brownsville City Board meets at...
BROWNSVILLE, TN
Chester County Independent

Former WTH Director sentenced to federal prison

Melanie Haste, 62, formerly of Trenton, Tennessee, has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for wire fraud. Joseph C. Murphy Jr., United States Attorney, announced the sentence today. According to the information presented in court, from 2012 until 2020, Haste served as the Director of Risk Management at...
TRENTON, TN
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Dyersburg police seek info after person shot early Sunday morning

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (KBSI) – Dyersburg police seek information in a shooting that happened early Sunday morning. Dyersburg police responded to St. Joseph in reference to a shooting victim at 12:30 a.m. on June 19. Officers found a 35-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound and began life saving measures...
DYERSBURG, TN
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Ford BlueOval City Site Envisioned As Community Boosting Project

Following the approval of an $884 million spending package from the state of Tennessee and the selection of contractors to complete the job, site prep at the Ford BlueOval City site is well underway. Aside from producing electric vehicles and batteries, Ford BlueOval City will also create at least 5,000 new jobs in an area that sorely needs them, while also helping to fund a stream mitigation and restoration site near the future facility. Now, Ford is also pledging to work with the local community and be a good neighbor in that rural part of western Tennessee as well, according to the Associated Press.
BROWNSVILLE, TN

'Meant to be': After years of waiting, Middle Fork Bottoms is now officially open

The Middle Fork Bottoms Recreational Area has officially opened to the public, after several years of eager anticipation from the community. Nestled in the nearly 900 sprawling acres of land just off Sanders Bluff Road between Jackson and Three Way, a crowd of community leaders, supporters and state officials gathered on Tuesday afternoon to cut the ribbon for the completion of Phase 1 of the project. ...
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Wayne H. Elliott, 82, Sharon

Funeral services for Wayne H. Elliott, age 82, of Sharon, will Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 3:00 at Alamo Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 1:00 until service time at the church. Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield in charge...
SHARON, TN
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Realtor Opens Office in Downtown Sharon

Jennifer Hamlin has taken a step to enhance her realtor services and expanded on her real estate license with the renovation and opening of office space in downtown Sharon. She is a licensed agent/broker with ties to the local community. Hamlin and her newest agent, Joan Mouser, who is a lifelong resident of Obion County (L). Together, they offer real estate services in several counties including Weakley, Obion, Madison and Gibson. The team hosted a ribbon cutting/grand opening and welcomed other business leaders and members of the Weakley County Chamber of Commerce last month to its location at 147 E. Main St., in Sharon. Visit Hamlin Real Estate on Facebook, or call 731-456-2508 for more information. Photo courtesy of Tammy Morgan.
SHARON, TN

Halfway through 2-year restrictions, Max Patch officials consider camping ban extension

SPRING CREEK — Now halfway through the two-year closure order at the popular outdoor destination spanning the North Carolina and Tennessee border, Max Patch officials met to discuss the order's effectiveness and the park's future.   Officials gathered June 18 at Spring Creek Community Center for a potluck and slide presentation assessing the environmental impact of the...
SPRING CREEK, TN
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