Gleason, TN

Kimsey appointed new Sharon Police Chief

Mark Kimsey is the new Chief of Police for the City of Sharon, replacing former chief John Andrews. The Sharon City Board named Kimsey to the position Monday night with a unanimous vote. Chief Kimsey is a Weakley County native and spent several years with the Philadelphia Police Department. Following...
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Morgan, Gatlins, Sheppard, Tillis To Headline Dixie’s 17th Season

Huntingdon, Tenn.–It will be another stellar season for The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center, with guest performers to include Lorrie Morgan, the Gatlin Brothers, Always…Patsy Cline, T.G. Sheppard and Pam Tillis. The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center’s tickets for its 17th Season’s Performance Series will...

Annual Hummingbird Banding Event Saturday At Refuge

Springville, Tenn.–The annual Hummingbird Banding Event will be happening at the Tennessee NWR Visitor Center at 1371 Wildlife Drive in Springville this weekend, Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. – 3 pm with special programs on hummingbirds happening at 11 am and 1 pm. This is the refuge’s...

David Crockett’s 236th Birthday To Be Celebrated Saturday

Union City, Tenn.–Kick-off this school year right on Saturday, August 13 as Discovery Park of America celebrates its favorite folk hero, David Crockett. The day includes interactive activities, live demonstrations and the opening of a new blacksmith’s forge at Mill Ridge. The new forge is the result of a partnership between Discovery Park and the Tennessee River Artist Blacksmith Association(TRABA), an organization that offers various opportunities for the public to learn about blacksmithing. Demonstrations of the new forge at Discovery Park will take place periodically throughout the year and will provide an opportunity for guests to experience blacksmiths using the forge to create various projects from start to finish.
Chester County Independent

Chester County High School Football scrimmages against South Gibson

The Chester County High School football team played a tougher team in their scrimmage last Friday against South Gibson, but Head Coach Dewond Johnson said that it just helped prepare them for the real deal. “I seen progress tonight. We learned to fight tonight. That’s a physical bunch and I...
Lexington Progress

HCN Tigers Have Success in McKenzie Jamboree

The Henderson County North Tigers traveled to McKenzie, Tennessee on Saturday evening, August 6, 2022, for the annual Middle School Jamboree. The varsity team played Dresden in the first game. Dresden would score first on a quick one play drive to start the game but would be denied for the rest of the game by what proved to be a stout Tigers defense. The Tigers scored on the second possession of the game on a 40-yard touchdown pass from Webb White to Aiden Seaton. The Tigers would score again on an interception that would have been returned by Alex Stowe if not for the teams playing on half the field. Ridge Deere would intercept another pass that would have also been returned for a touchdown if not for the half field of play.

Our Stations To Livestream Henry County, Union City Games

Paris, Tenn.–Our stations will be livestreaming the Henry County High School and Union City High School football and basketball games this season. Station Manager Lance Pierce said we will be videostreaming all the games, both home and away, and the basketball games will include both girls and boys basketball.

Michael King wins judgeship over Larry Logan

In the most watched local race in the Aug. 4 election was that of Carroll County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge between Huntingdon attorney Michael King and incumbent Judge Larry Logan, who had served 41 years in the position. The final tally showed that King, who ran as an...

Tuesdays In The Park Cancelled Tonight

Paris, Tenn.–Due to the threat of more rain, tonight’s performance by Jargon at Eiffel Tower Park has been cancelled. Tonight would have been the last Tuesdays in the Park event of the season. Organizer Rhonda Stanton said the event will not be rescheduled. “We’ll just have to see everyone next summer,” she said.

South Fulton Rural Fire Contracts Now Due

Residents in the South Fulton fire district are urged to pay their annual rural fire subscription fee. The fire subscription runs from August 1st through July 31st each year. The annual fee is $75 for each property address, with subscription members billed $750, if the fire department is called to respond to the scene.

Fatal shooting occurs in Trenton

TRENTON, Tenn. — One person fatally shot in Trenton. According to information from Trenton Police Chief, Bill Cusson, at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 6, Trenton police officers were dispatched to the area of 191 Westwood Drive for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, officers found two adult females...

James Dwayne Hunter

James Dwayne Hunter, 80, of Gallatin formerly of Paris, died July 28, 2022. Dwayne was born Wednesday, July 8, 1942, in Paris, Tennessee, to the late Harris Rozell Hunter and the late Dorotha Bernice Call Hunter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Mark Willis Hunter.

Thomas “Tommy” Bennett – 79 – Fulton

Funeral services will be held for Thomas “Tommy” Clark Bennett, age 79, of Fulton. Services will be held at 2:00 on Friday, August 12th of 2022 in Fulton. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Memorial Gardens.

God’s Pit Crew rebuilding 3 homes for KY, TN tornado victims

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — A Danville-based disaster relief organization, God’s Pit Crew, is rebuilding three homes at the same time for people in Virginia’s neighboring states who lost everything to deadly tornadoes. Last December, deadly tornadoes swept through Benton and Dawson Springs, Kentucky, as well as Dresden, Tennessee. As a result, the nonprofit says these […]