Milan police looking for man, suspected of opening fire on child’s mother

MILAN, Tenn.-Milan police are asking for help, finding a man suspected of opening fire on his child’s mother as she drove home. Milan police have warrants for Demarcus McClinton’s arrest on counts of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and having a gun as a convicted felon. Investigators said around 8 p.m., Thursday, McClinton shot at the victim along Anderson Street, hitting…

Boy, 16, accused in downtown Nashville bus station shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old boy wanted in connection with the shootings of four people at a downtown Nashville bus terminal that left one person critically wounded and dozens of commuters scrambling for cover. Metro Nashville police said in a news release that the teenager confessed Thursday that the critically wounded victim, 18-year-old Javious Chatman, was…

Georgia man drowns near Great Smoky Mountains waterfall

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say a 59-year-old Georgia man drowned after slipping into the water near a waterfall in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Park spokeswoman Dana Soehn said in a news release that authorities recovered the body of Jitendra Patel, of Roswell, Georgia, on Thursday night in the water below Abrams Falls in Blount County, Tennessee. Soehn says…

Cleveland Browns owner loses round in deposition fight

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is a step closer to having to answer questions about fraud at the truck stop chain where he is president and CEO. Haslam has denied any knowledge of the fraud that has cost Pilot Flying J $177 million in settlements with customers and the government. He has not been charged criminally…

Regulators close small Tennessee bank

NEW YORK (AP) – Regulators are closing a small Tennessee bank, marking the second failure of a federally insured bank this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said that Trust Co. Bank of Memphis, Tennessee, was closed Friday, As of Dec. 31, Trust Co. Bank had about $20.7 million in total assets and $20.3 million in total deposits. It operated…

Beyonce concert in Nashville for Thursday is rescheduled

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Beyonce’s concert in Nashville, which had been scheduled for Thursday, is being rescheduled. Live Nation Entertainment said Friday that a new date for the concert hasn’t been announced but that tickets for the original event will be honored on the rescheduled date. No reason for the change was given. Beyonce’s upcoming concerts in Atlanta on Sunday,…

Kindergarten registration now open in JMC School System

JACKSON, Tenn.-Parents with students entering kindergarten in the Jackson-Madison County School System may now register for next school year. Registration will be held at each school during normal hours through May 25. Incoming kindergarten students must be 5-years-old on or before August 15 in order to register. Any students new to the school system may also now register.

Manning coming to Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — Dozens of West Tennesseans fill a downtown church for United Way’s annual community celebration breakfast. It’s a chance for the nonprofit to say ‘thank you’ to some of its largest sponsors. Speakers say because of their generosity, they’re able to serve thousands of West Tennesseans each year. “We served over 48,000 people in areas of education, income and…

Three dogs rescued after abandoned in field with bag of food

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn.—Another heartbreaking case of animal abandonment out of West Tennessee; four dogs were discovered dumped in a field earlier this week. The Carroll County Humane Society said three older dogs were found and rescued after being abandoned in a field near Gleason Wednesday. “Two of our wonderful teenage volunteers found them with a bag of food and they…