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Chester County Independent

Jury finds Henderson County man guilty of trafficking Meth

After a four-day trial, Preston Anton McNeal, 35, was found guilty on four counts of a seven-count indictment. Joseph C. Murphy, Jr., United States Attorney, announced the guilty verdict today. According to information presented in court, from late 2016 until February 2019, McNeal formed and was the leader of a...
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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...
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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...
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...

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...
Lexington Progress

TWRA Investigate Boating Accident

Three persons with Henderson County connections perished in a boating accident on the Tennessee River this past weekend. The victims were identified as Cheri Denise Arnold, 57, of Bath Springs, who was found at the scene, and 19-year-old Bryan Chayse Linton from Scotts Hill, and 18-year-old Chase Rushing Wulfert from Morris Chapel whose bodies were recovered Sunday.

Identities released of three killed on Tennessee River

DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — The identities of three people killed in a boating incident on the Tennessee River on Saturday have been released. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the individuals have been named as 57-year-old Cherie Denise Arnold from Bath Springs, 19-year-old Bryan Chayse Linton from Scotts Hill, and 18-year-old Chase Rushing Wulfert from Morris Chapel.

Police ID body found in Henderson Thursday night

HENDERSON, Tenn. — The Henderson Police Department has released the identity of a body found last Thursday. On the evening of August 4th, officers responded to a grassy area just off of Newsome Avenue where a deceased male body was laying. On Tuesday, police confirmed the identity of the...

Jeremy Scott Alexander – 44 – Camden

Funeral services will be held for Jeremy Scott Alexander, age 44, of Camden and formerly of South Fulton. Services will be held at noon on Saturday, August 13th of 2022, at Brooks Chapel Kingdom Harvest Church. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. Rawls Funeral Home is in charge...
Lexington Progress

Jimmy Fesmire Memorial Golf Tournament Benefits Food Bank

The eighth annual Jimmy Fesmire Memorial Golf Tournament raised funds for the Sandridge Baptist Church’s Second Harvest Food Bank this past weekend. The tournament is held August 5-6, 2022, in memory of late educator and church member Jimmy Fesmire. State Representative Kirk Hason won the closest to the pin...
Lexington Progress

Martin Wins Nomination, Scotts Hill Board Elected

Huntingdon’s Brock Martin won the Republican nomination for the Tennessee House of Representatives defeating Gordon Wildridge, Thursday, August 4, 2022. Martin will now face Democratic challenger, Thomas Jefferson, in the November general election. “It is definitely an honor and a privilege to be elected the Republican nominee,” Martin said....
Lexington Progress

United Minds of Lexington Hands Out School Supplies

The United Minds of Lexington held its annual school supply give-a-way Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Montgomery Cultural and Enrichment Center. People showed up early and the group was out of school supplies by 12:15 p.m. United Minds of Lexington works to bring the community together through these types...
Lexington Progress

Parkers Crossroads Explores Solid Waste Ordinance

The City of Parkers Crossroads commissioners approved the first reading on a fee for residential solid waste pickup. Meeting during their regular monthly session, August 4, 2022, commissioners approved a proposed $22 residential solid waste fee. Currently, the city has been covering the cost of solid waste pickup for residential customers, which is unique for a small city.

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.