Hollywood stars makes unscheduled stop in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – An American Airlines flight from Nashville to Los Angeles with two Hollywood stars on board made an emergency landing in Little Rock after a suspicious odor was reported in the cabin. The aircraft landed Saturday at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport. American Airlines spokeswoman Alexis Aran Coello told Little Rock television station KTHV…

Officer shoots armed man outside Nashville restaurant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Police in Nashville, Tennessee, say an officer shot and wounded an armed man who refused to drop his gun after firing several rounds outside a restaurant. A statement from Metro Nashville police says 26-year-old Jordan Martel Agnew was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center after the confrontation Sunday night with Metro Police Sgt. Jeff Goodwin. The…

Week ten top five plays

JACKSON, Tenn — Week ten’s top plays are as followed: #5: Jackson Christian running back Rufus Whitmore takes one up the middle, the cuts to the sideline for a Eagle touchdown Jackson Christian wins, 41-13 over Gibson County. #4: Union Cities Deonte Miller picks off the Lake County quarterback for a pick six. Union City defeats Lake County, 35-0. #3:…

Girlfriend wanted in Tenn. killing found in South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) – Authorities say a 39-year-old woman wanted in the killing of her boyfriend in a Brentwood, Tennessee, hotel room has been arrested in South Carolina. Spartanburg County sheriff’s deputies said in a news release that Shannon Richardson was arrested early Monday. An arrest warrant says Richardson called her father and told him she stabbed Reuben Dunigan several…

Green re-evaluating investment with GOP donor Andy Miller

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – One of the leading contenders for Tennessee governor in 2018 says he is rethinking financial ties to a company run by a prominent GOP donor who settled a federal fraud case involving a military health care program. The donor, Andy Miller Jr., has been a major backer of tea party candidates and issues in recent years….

Burns sentenced for 2015 murder

CAMDEN, Tenn.-A decision is handed down Monday, sentencing George E. Burns III to prison for murder. Burns will serve 17 years in prison for the murder of Michael Nuzzo, who was killed in November 2015. Burns was found guilty of second degree murder after a three-day trial. He begins his sentence, immediately.

School survey asks for feedback from JMC parents

JACKSON, Tenn.-A school survey is asking for the opinions of several parents within the Jackson-Madison County School System. Schools taking part in the survey include Pope Elementary, Thelma Barker, West Middle, and East Elementary. The questionnaire, apparently asks parents about the possible construction of a new K through 8 school building, planned for the northwest part of Madison County.

Missing woman, 83, found safe near Benton Co. home

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — An elderly Benton County woman was missing since Saturday night, and authorities spent two days trying to locate her. Cell phone video recorded Monday shows Mildred Robinson, 83, being driven home by a neighbor after she went missing sometime on Saturday. “He spotted her and her dogs, stopped and picked them up and brought them back in on a…

Officers to check sex offender Halloween compliance during ‘Operation Blackout’

JACKSON, Tenn. — Kids all across Tennessee are gearing up for Halloween, and the Tennessee Department of Correction is taking extra steps to ensure their safety. “Operation Blackout” is the massive annual sweep to make sure registered sex offenders follow strict guidelines during the fall holiday season. Hundreds of probation officers will be working with local law enforcement to conduct random compliance tests….