Tipton County, TN

Brighton, TNCovington Leader

Brighton alderman indicted on two counts of fondling

A Brighton alderman was indicted in DeSoto County, Miss. Wednesday and charged with two counts of fondling. David Boone, who was elected in November 2020, was booked into the Tipton County Jail Wednesday evening on a hold for Mississippi, the sheriff’s office confirmed. Currently employed at White Station High School...
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Mid-South alderman indicted in Mississippi fondling case

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - A Tipton County man who is also an alderman for the town of Brighton is facing an indictment in connection to a fondling case in DeSoto County, Mississippi. According to DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department, David Boone is charged with two counts of fondling. Investigators say...
Tipton County, TNmillington-news.com

Hurt, So Good!

Tipton County basketball product, Munford alum and professional basketball player Johnathan “Hurt” Stark was back in town last week conducting the 2021 Stark Skills Academy on the campus of Munford High School with some help for Munford Cougar Head Basketball Coach Nic Buford. Stark hosted nearly 120 children with visit from area coaches and Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant.
Covington, TNCovington Leader

Juneteenth event planned Saturday in Frazier Park

On Saturday the county’s second-ever known celebration of Juneteenth, the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States, will be held in Covington. Though it is a big event in many Texas towns, Juneteenth isn’t as widely celebrated in other areas of the United States. “The purpose...
Tipton County, TNCovington Leader

School board OKs athletic, ag program projects

New turf on the football fields. New lights for the other sports. New buildings for the ag departments. It’s all coming soon to Tipton County Schools after the school board approved a project timeline at Thursday night’s meeting. “Our kids deserve the best,” said director Dr. John Combs. Already approved...
Tipton County, TNCovington Leader

Children’s Classic is here – here’s how you can get your copies!

Children’s Classic, The Leader’s most-anticipated magazine of the year, is out today, Thursday, June 10. The 64-page glossy magazine features hundreds of portraits of local children who participated in annual fundraiser for the Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse sponsored by InSouth Bank. Famed photographers Richard...
Tennessee Statelocalmemphis.com

TBI issues endangered child alert for two children from West Tennessee

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an endangered child alert for two missing children from Tipton County, in West Tennessee, on Friday. They said Carter Mitchell Neal and Lainey Anderson could be with their non-custodial mother, Hailey Whitehorn. They also said the Whitehorn could be driving a 2004 white Cadillac Escalade, or a cream Chevrolet Lumina with a Tennessee license plate, "6N62J7."

Tipton County Sheriff’s Office searching for two missing children

TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two missing children. Carter Neal, 13, and Lainey Anderson, 16, were last seen June 4. Carter is 4′10″ and weighs 110 pounds. He has blue hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black sweatpants, and black and red sandals. Lainey is 5′4″ and weighs 150 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a long pink and white dress.