The coldest February in Crockett County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Significant Progress in 2011 Henning Murders: Two More Charged by TBI
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has charged two people in relation to the 2011 Henning murders, after a 13-year investigation. The initial investigation into the murders of Eric Lee Washington and Jonathan Lavell Jones resulted in the conviction of Darius Markee Alston and Darius Deshun Mitchell in 2018. Mitchell was granted a new trial in 2022, leading to a further review of the evidence.
Traffic stop of unmarked ambulance leads to arrest, drug seizure
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — The West Tennessee Drug Task Force concluded a month long investigation that ended with an arrest, and the seizing of 40 grams of methamphetamine among other drugs. According to agents in the 28th Judicial District, assisted by the Humboldt Police Department, a traffic stop was conducted...
A recent study shows 2024’s most vulnerable counties for tornado damage
JACKSON, Tenn.– This map show the most “at risk” counties for tornado damage in the United States. Among the top 1,000, there are 13 counties in West Tennessee; 6 of which are in the top 500, and 1 placing in the top 30. This study determined which counties faced the largest risk of destruction. The most at risk county in West Tennessee and across the entire state was Shelby County, which ranked 39th in the United States–with an expected annual loss from tornadoes of $61 million.
A Taste of Dyersburg: 3 Sandwiches You Can't Miss
In this article, we're going to explore three must-try sandwiches in Dyersburg. Have you had the chance to taste any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Madison County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 158 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories
Madison County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 158 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories. During the last week, Madison County reported a total of 158 crime cases. The data reveals a concerning trend of violent crimes with Assault topping the list with 29 reported cases, followed by Arrest and Theft, both standing at 28 cases each. This indicates a high prevalence of violent and property crime in the place. Cases of Suspicious Situation were also notable with 16 instances, suggesting a heightened sense of insecurity among the residents. Violations and Domestic Related incidents were also reported 13 and 11 times respectively, pointing towards potential issues in the social fabric of the community. Vandalism and Trespassing also made it to the list with 10 and 7 cases respectively, hinting at a lack of respect for public and private property. There were also 4 reported cases of Shooting, a deeply alarming statistic that underscores the urgent need for improved public safety measures. The data also accounted for 5 cases classified as 'Other', which included instances of unlawful drug paraphernalia and drunkenness among others. The crime statistics for the last week clearly underscore the need for heightened vigilance, and proactive law enforcement in Madison County.
Mugshots : Madison County : 2/23/24 – 02/28/24
The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 12 p.m. on 2/23/24 and 3 a.m. on 02/28/24. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.
Local Impact: TDOT Announces Multiple Lane Closures in West Tennessee for Repairs and Updates
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced lane closures in West Tennessee. These closures, happening day and night, are for pavement repair, marking updates, and guardrail fixes. TDOT offers a subscription service for closure updates. To subscribe or unsubscribe, email LISTSERV@LISTSERV.TN.GOV.
JMCSS student arrested following social media threat to JCM High
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE:. MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MAKES ARREST FOLLOWING SOCIAL MEDIA THREAT. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the State of Tennessee Department of Homeland Security, took decisive action in response to a reported threat of mass violence targeting Jackson Central Merry High School.
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Found this beauty outside of a popular sports bar and grill, Mojos. It was hanging on a bush, awaiting its home.
Untouched Tennessee wetlands could open up for commercial development, environmental activists concerned
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Huge swaths of land in Western Tennessee could potentially be up for commercial development, but activists are concerned the move would come with environmental risks far greater than the benefits. House Bill 1054 would limit state oversight over about 430,000 acres of protected Tennessee wetlands,...
Tennessee man jailed in Kansas on multiple allegations
ATCHISON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on multiple allegations who is being held in a Kansas county jail. On Monday, police in Atchison arrested 22-year-old Jarrett C. Lynn of Milan, Tennessee, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. Lynn is being held on District Court warrants for failure...
Inmate dies at Lauderdale County Jail
RIPLEY, Tenn. (WMC) - An inmate at Lauderdale County Jail died last week. Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office says the inmate had a medical emergency and was rushed to the hospital where they later died. Preliminary evidence suggests the person had underlying health conditions, but an autopsy report will reveal...
West TN Lane Closures
To subscribe to the TDOT_REGION4_LANE_CLOSURES list, send an email to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.TN.GOV and type subscribe TDOT_REGION4_LANE_CLOSURES in the message body. To unsubscribe from the TDOT_REGION4_LANE_CLOSURES list, send an email to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.TN.GOV and type unsubscribe TDOT_REGION4_LANE_CLOSURES in the message body. There will be possible DAYTIME lane closures at various locations in Region...
Rising country star Jesslee's tour of small towns goes through West Tennessee
Jesslee is just an Italian country girl from Loxahatchee, Florida, who is making her name in music. Her current tour will go through Dyersburg on Thursday at 7 p.m. "You know, without small towns, this country would not be what it is," Jesslee said. Currently on the initial leg of...
Dresden, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Union City High School basketball team will have a game with Humboldt High School on February 29, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Ayden can’t speak. Lead poisoning is probably to blame
This story was originally published by MLK50: Justice Through Journalism. Subscribe to their newsletter here.Dre Jones remembers watching his wife cry in the passenger seat of his GMC Envoy as they drove their 4-year-old son the 70 miles from their Dyersburg home to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.He can still see the inside of the emergency department and smell the alcohol swab the nurse used to prepare his son’s hand for an IV.“I had to hold him to keep him still while they were doing it because he was fighting and crying,” Jones said.Jones’ son, Ayden, was diagnosed with severe lead...
Indulge in Dyersburg: Explore the 4 Unmissable Pizzas in Town
This article presents four remarkable pizzerias in Dyersburg. Have you had the chance to savor the delights from any of these places yet? If you have, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Alamo as of 2024-02-29. 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 $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
A Taste of Mexico in Dyersburg: The Top 3 Mexican Restaurants to Visit
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional Mexican restaurants in Dyersburg. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!