Men arrested after leading police on 2-county chase

MILAN, Tenn. — A two-county chase lands two men behind bars, and a local business owner is thankful for the quick work of officers. “Pulled up and my van is usually backed up at the door, and it was gone,” Jackson’s Carpet owner Rodney Jackson said. Thursday morning, Jackson called Milan police when his only work van with all his tools…

Milan Dawg Daze Street Festival is this weekend

MILAN, Tenn. — The annual Milan Dawg Daze Street Festival kicks off Friday night with a new event. From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.,  four blocks of Main Street will be shut down for the first ever Street Dance. There will be vendors and a DJ as residents are invited to dance the night away preparing for a day full…

Milan fire chaplain heads to Louisiana with Red Cross to help flood victims

  MILAN, Tenn. — The city of Milan has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Fire Chaplains to send a local man to Louisiana in order to spiritually help flood victims. Capt. John Williams of the Milan Fire Department has been a chaplain for over three years and is part of the American Red Cross. Williams said providing spiritual guidance can help…

Gibson Co. woman charged after baby tests positive for meth

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A woman is jailed after officers say her 1-year-old son tested positive for meth. Ronda Johnson Rhonda Johnson is charged with attempted child endangerment, abuse, and neglect after the Department of Children’s Services tested her baby and the result came back positive. Johnson is jailed in lieu of a $25,000 bond. She is set to return to court on Aug. 31.

Family reflects on 10th anniversary of Ayers Children’s Medical Center

JACKSON, Tenn. — As the Ayers Children’s Medical Center celebrates 10 years of service, one family reflects on how the center has impacted their life. For the past 10 years, the Ayers center has served area families in their most difficult of times. Stephanie Pallarino and her daughter, Melody, are among them. “They have helped me to understand her development, and they’re very…

Mother, daughter charged in Kroger gift card fraud

JACKSON, Tenn. — Two women have been charged in gift card frauds at Kroger totaling about $1,500. Carmella Moss, left, and Maonqua Patrick Just two days after we showed you images from Kroger surveillance video, Jackson police arrest the two women suspected of scamming the Kroger on West University Parkway out of more than $1,500. Carmella Moss is charged with felony…

Mugshots : Madison County : 08/25/16 – 08/26/16

1/23David Lee AllisonAttempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a dangerous felony 2/23Anthony BurgessTheft over $10,000 3/23Bradley HawksNo charges entered 4/23Carlium BrooksViolation of probation 5/23Carmella MossTheft over $1,000 6/23Chad DepriestReturn for court 7/23Christi CupplesUnlawful drug paraphernalia 8/23Damara GibsonWorthless checks 9/23Davidannce ReedAggressive panhandling 10/23Derrick HousselEmbezzlement, theft over $1,000, unlawful drug paraphernalia, failure to appear 11/23Keonna…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Constance Avent

  HORNSBY, Tenn. — This week’s Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery winner teaches at Hornsby Elementary School. “This is my way of making a difference in the world,” Constance Avent said. Avent is a 40-year veteran in the classroom, and as much as she loves being a role model, the principal says she has plans to…

Officers, advocates discuss their role in domestic violence

JACKSON, Tenn. — Friday morning, law enforcement along with advocates talk and train about working together in order to prevent and prosecute domestic violence. “Not just dealing with the specific incident they’re responding to but what has led up to that incident, what are the risks to the victim, and communicating that,” said Capt. Mike Holt with the Jackson Police…

Aldelano to bring new jobs to Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — Aldelano Solar Cold Chain Solutions announced plans Friday to expand its facility in Jackson and create nearly 70 new jobs. Aldelano announced a $1.5 million expansion. “We will be looking at updating this building, adding some facilities, adding a testing chamber, a paint chamber, and doing some expansion work,” Chief Operating Officer Nicole Smith said. Smith said…