Mr. Food recipe for southern baked beans

What You’ll Need: 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 (12-ounce) jar chili sauce 3/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground mustard What To Do: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. In a large bowl,…

Police investigate late night shots fired call

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police investigate a late night shots fired call. Officers say it happened at around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday along Kemmons Drive in east Jackson. They say at least one car was shot up and no one was hurt. Police say they don’t have a description of anyone involved in the incident and are still investigating.

Generals add a pitcher

JACKSON, Tenn — The Jackson Generals added some depth to their pitching rotation this week. The club called up Andrew Moore from the CAL league where he was leading the league in ERA at 1.65. This move will help the Generals who just moved starter Edwin Diaz to the bullpen. He will start tomorrow when the Generals take on the…

Mr. Baseball goes to Ryan Rolison

JACKSON, Tenn — It came as no surprise when USJ’s Ryan Rolison was named the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association DII-A Mr. Baseball for 2016. Rolison made nine starts on the year, winning everyone. On the year he pitched 58 innings, struck out 108 and only allowed 10 hits and three runs. Rolison said, “It’s a great way to end off…

Scores from Tuesday at The Boro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn — A few area teams participated in the Spring Fling. Scores from Day one here. In tennis: USJ def. University School of Nashville, 4-0. TCA fell to Lipscomb, 4-1. Girls Tennis: TCA beats MTCS, 4-3 In softball: Huntingdon beats Forrest, 1-0. Scotts Hill falls to Summertown, 8-1. Dyersburg loses to Dakalb County, 5-3. In baseball: Chester County falls…

Local sheriff saves family whose car crashed in his yard

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — A West Tennessee sheriff finds himself in the right place at the right time Tuesday morning. A family’s car flipped over tight on the sheriff’s door step, with an 8-month-old child inside. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher said he is no hero. He was just doing his job when in the middle of his morning routine,…

Attorney appears at hearing for former Gibson Co. sheriff Chuck Arnold

TRENTON, Tenn. — Pre-trial motions were presented Tuesday afternoon in Gibson County Circuit Court in the case against former sheriff Chuck Arnold, who’s facing 113 counts stemming from alleged misconduct during his tenure. While the former sheriff wasn’t present, his attorney filed 28 motions regarding the case. Only a handful of the motions were granted while the others were either withdrawn or…

Local groups raise ‘Flags of Freedom’ for child abuse awareness

JACKSON, Tenn. — If you’ve driven along the Highway 45 bypass between North Parkway and Old Hickory Boulevard, you’ve seen the sea of American flags flying on the lawn of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The eighth annual Flags of Freedom project was officially dedicated Tuesday. The display of flags was set up Saturday and has been catching the attention of drivers. The Exchange Club-Carl…

West Tenn. Healthcare hosts senior women’s conference

JACKSON, Tenn. — Residents of West Tennessee Healthcare’s “Senior Services” enjoyed a ladies’ day out on Tuesday. Organizers turned the Carl Grant Events Center on the campus of Union University into a garden-themed atmosphere for “Blossoming Into a Better You.” The event included lunch, enlightening sessions and even a fashion show. “Life is not over just because you are 50 years old and…

Brownsville gets grants for economic development

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. — Brownsville was the first of 15 communities across the state Tuesday to receive a half-million-dollar grant for economic development. The grant is the first step in developing “Advantage Park” where city leaders hope to eventually bring jobs to the area. There are 300 acres that could be developed, but the next step will be up to developers to…