Final Scores: High School Basketball

Boys Humboldt 84, Huntingdon 65 Hardin Co. 83, Adamsville 69 Bolivar 41, Chester Co. 38 Haywood 71, JCM 63 McKenzie 60, Peabody 52 Sacred Heart 78, Carroll Academy 37 Girls Haywood 77, JCM 19 Huntingdon 54, Humboldt 42 Hardin Co. 45, Adamsville 40 Chester Co. 57, Bolivar 37 Peabody 68, McKenzie 40 Gleason 47, South Fulton 36 Sacred Heart 37, Carroll…

USJ and Milan football set to play 2016

USJ’s new head football coach Rusty Bradley and Milan head coach Jeff Morris are familiar with game planning against each other. But usually with much more at stake. Bradley guided Christian Academy of Knoxville to back to back state championships against the Bulldogs in 2011 and 2012. The two venerable coaches will now face off during the 2016 regular season. “It…

Sharon man charged with rape, solicitation of minor

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — A 22-year-old rape suspect in Weakley County has turned himself in. Addison Ingle of Sharon is charged with one count of rape and one count of solicitation of a minor to observe sexual conduct. Investigators say between July of last year and January of this year Ingle coerced a 14-year-old girl into having sex with him and convinced…

Dresden man faces aggravated assault charge

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — A Dresden man is facing an aggravated assault charge on accusations of beating a 60-year-old man. Deputies arrested Chace Adam Kesterson, 31, on Feb. 3 after they say he hit the victim in the head with a wooden chair and then kicked him several times in the head and neck, according to a release from the…

Congressional hopeful George Flinn visits Hub City

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — A Shelby County Republican who wants to replace Stephen Fincher as congressman made a stop Monday in the Hub City. George Flinn, a radiologist, businessman and owner of radio and TV stations across the country was at a Jackson restaurant and talked with other Republicans. Flinn, who ran unsuccessfully for the seat before, is one of several candidates who…

Early voting starts this week for Presidential Preference Primary

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — Early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary will begin Wednesday. The days for voting in Madison County will be Wednesday through Feb. 23, according to a release from Kim Buckley, administrator of elections for Madison County. Hours for voting will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. until noon on…

State officials host meeting about fish consumption advisory

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — State officials are holding a meeting Monday night concerning a warning from state health officials about consumption of bass in one area of West Tennessee. Representatives from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will be available Monday night at Paris Landing State Park to help answer questions about a recent precautionary fish consumption advisory issued for the…

Cold Week Ahead!

Weather Update – 5:00 p.m. Monday Snow showers, or flurries really, will keep moving through West Tennessee tonight and tomorrow before we finally see the skies clear again! We’re expecting little to now accumulation from these snow showers – at most, some locations could pick up a dusting. Cold air will continue rushing in from Canada into the Mid-South. Expect…

City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) – The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after. House of Bryant Publications sued what was then the town of Lake City in 2013 in an effort to prevent the name change. A federal court allowed the change but the case over…

Peyton Manning to speak at Middle Tennessee Sports Awards ceremony

NASHVILLE — Tickets are selling fast for one of Peyton Manning’s upcoming visits to Tennessee. The five-time MVP will speak at the Middle Tennessee Sports Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 26. Before that, Manning is expected to stop by Neyland Stadium’s Orange and White practice in April. To buy tickets or to find more information about the Middle Tennessee Sports Awards, click here.