Uncovering the 30-year mystery of Pauline Pusser's death
☀️ We're in for a nice day to close out the week, with an expected high of 61 degrees, according to the forecast. Uncovering mysteries in the unsolved death of Pauline Pusser. For nearly 30 years, the unsolved death of Pauline Pusser has had its hooks in Mike Elam.
Woman arrested after weekend stabbing in Hardin County
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities confirm a domestic situation led to a stabbing over the weekend in Hardin County. A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Tipster reported to us that the incident occurred Saturday, involving a husband and wife at a residence outside of Savannah city limits. According to Hardin...
Your Right to Know – February 22, 2024
Brooklyn Kennedy, 20, Enville, was arrested and charged with driving on a canceled/revoked or suspended license and driving under the influence with two prior convictions. She is held in the Chester County Jail without bond. February 17, 2024. Derick Hurst, 34, Hornsby, was arrested and charged with possession of drug...
Corinth, February 24 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
There are 2 high school Softball🥎 games in Corinth. The Falkner High School softball team will have a game with Biggersville High School on February 24, 2024, 11:00:00 CST. The Falkner High School softball team will have a game with Biggersville High School on February 24, 2024, 12:30:00 CST.
Exploring Corinth Through Mexican Cuisine: Five Restaurants to Try
In this article, we will be exploring five Mexican restaurants in Corinth. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences, so please feel free to leave your comments below:
Corinth Fire Department gets new equipment
CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) – The Corinth Fire Department says they have received new equipment from Norfolk Southern. Corinth Fire says they received a new battery-powered fan and hydraulic ram through the Safety First Grant. The department says the new equipment will help with their response to fire and extrication...
The history of The Black Church in Chester County continues with the Church of Christ
The Church of Christ was established in Chester County a few years after the Baptist and Methodist Churches. The pioneer members heard and accepted the teachings that Marshal Keeble presented and were baptized. This resulted in the establishment of the Oak Grove Church of Christ. Presently, there are three congregations...
Community News – February 22, 2024
Hello to all from this little corner of the world. The sun was out Sunday, and the sky was blue. Wow! Mother Nature has really been keeping us on our toes. Do we need a jacket, umbrella or sweater? Sunday started out chilly, but the sun does help warm us up. Saturday, that wind could cut right through you. Birds are visiting, and the temperature was 44 at the time of this writing. It was supposed to rise to 50 degrees and be 23 during the night. The high temperatures for the upcoming 10 days start at 58 degrees and rise to 72 degrees. The night temperatures vary from 31-53 degrees. This will carry us through March 3. This also is if Mother Nature remembers her script.
FHU’s Equip Ministry Camp Aims to Prepare Future Ministers for God’s Service
Henderson, Tennessee – (Feb. 23, 2024) – Aspiring young ministers are invited to take part in the inaugural Equip Ministry Camp, hosted by Freed-Hardeman University College of Biblical Studies. Open to young men ages 13-19, the camp will take place from Tuesday, May 28, through Friday, May 31, 2024.
Eaglettes outperformed by Lady Hawks in District Championship – Chester County Eaglettes earn district runner-up title
The district championship games for both the girls and boys were battles between Chester County and South Side. To get there, the Eaglettes had a bye along with South Side. The Eaglettes defeated Lexington on Friday and South Side barely got past McNairy the game after during the semifinals. Then,...
County welcomes new Solid Waste Director
Chester County Mayor Barry Hutcherson welcomed Thomas Winbush last week as the new director of Solid Waste. “I’m proud to appoint Thomas Winbush,” said Hutcherson. “Amber Green advanced on her career to working with the state. With the help of the great staff at solid waste and the workers, we plan that Thomas can advance and keep Solid Waste in good shape.” Hutcherson continued to say that Chester County should look for more good things to come from the Solid Waste Department and Recycling Hub including implementation of the robotic arms and a future building expansion.
News from CCHS
Before the long weekend, Chester County High School had an activity-filled week with district tournaments and holiday celebrations. On Tuesday and Thursday, Chester County hosted the first rounds of the district tournaments, even though both teams had first-round byes because of their spectacular performance in the regular season. These games caused Lexington and McNairy to move on for the girls’ bracket and Northside and Lexington to edge past for the boys’ side of the tournament. On Friday, the Eaglettes faced off against the Lexington Tigers for the semi-final matchup and came out with an easy victory. The following night, the Eagles defeated Northside in a fiery, evenly-matched game. These games sent both teams to the championship games. The Eaglettes unfortunately fell to the South Side Hawks in the championship game, marking only their fourth loss of the entire season. All five seniors were a part of the Senior Academic Team. Jariyah Williamson was named the District Most Valuable Player, while Brooke Ketchum, Aly Campbell, and Daisy McManus were on the All-District Team. Jariyah Williamson, JuJu Prather, and Daisy McManus were awarded All-Tournament medals. They will begin the regional tournament later this week, and the Eagles will play for the championship on Tuesday.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Crump as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Congratulations to the 2024 Decatur County 4-H Speech Contest Winners
All 1st place winners will represent Decatur County 4-H in the Sub-Regional Speech Contest on Feb. 29 in Hardin County. For more information on how to get involved in 4-H, please reach out to Decatur County 4-H Agent Dustyn Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early voting continues through Feb. 27
After five days of Early voting for the 2024 Presidential Preference Primary, 1.5% of Chester County voters have been to the polls. Early voting began Feb. 14 and will continue on through Feb. 27. Pictured is voter Jalon Loewen, left, as he turns in his ballot, with election official John Dawson at the early voting polls at the Chester County Election Commission.
One person killed in Saturday wreck in Biggersville
ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – One woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Alcorn County on Saturday. The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports that the collision occurred where County Road 409 meets Highway 45 in Biggersville around 6 p.m. The MHP reports that 32-year-old Megan Rhodes, of Rienzi, was...
Tennessee Educator and Former FHU Student Missy Testerman Named Finalist for 2024 National Teacher of the Year
Henderson, Tennessee – (Feb. 21, 2024) – Freed-Hardeman University celebrates the achievements of Missy Testerman, who was recently selected as one of four finalists for the 2024 National Teacher of the Year Award through the Council of Chief State School Officer’s (CCSSO) National Teacher of the Year Program. Testerman received her add-on licensure for ESL endorsement through FHU’s graduate education program in 2022, and she currently serves as the 2023-24 Tennessee Teacher of the Year.
Scotts Hill Lions Win District Championship
The Scotts Hill Lions basketball team played two games last week. The Lions competed against Jackson Riverside and Liberty. On February 16th, against Riverside. In the first quarter, Scotts Hill posted…. For complete coverage, see the February 21st edition of The Lexington Progress. Subscribe Today!
Mississippi woman known for crashing weddings dies
ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. (WREG) — A north Mississippi woman who came to be known as the “Southeast Wedding Crasher” has died. The Alcorn County Coroner confirmed that Sandra Henson, 57, died on Feb. 8 of natural causes. Henson was tied to thefts at dozens of weddings in Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Rienzi, Mississippi is a […]
Hopper takes part in WestStar Leadership class
Blake Hopper of Chester County is participating in the University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program Class of 2024. Hopper is the executive director of the Henderson/Chester County Chamber of Commerce. He is on the board of the Southwest Tennessee Tourism Association and the Three Star Advisory Board. He is a Leadership Chester County graduate and served as the musical director of the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show.