Selmer business accepting donations for flood victims in LA

SELMER, Tenn.- A business owner in Selmer said with family in southern Louisiana, he has to do something to help. The owner of Michael’s Tire Shop is accepting donations that he will take down to Baton Rouge. Dan Michael said friends donated the truck and trailer and he hopes others step up to help the thousands who have been left…

Rodeo brings out young participants to show their skills

OBION COUNTY, Tenn.-The Obion County Fair knows how to rodeo, especially when it comes to stick horses. Kids took part in the stick horse rodeo Wednesday night. Some kids brought their own, while others used borrowed steeds. But that is not the only area they competed. You can add egg tossing to the event list that brought out about 10…

SUV Slams into House in East Jackson, Sends mother and kids to hospital

JACKSON, Tenn.– A father picks up the pieces and thinks about what could have happened. Late Wednesday afternoon, his wife with his six kids in the car, ages ranging from 2 to 12 years old, lost control of her SUV along Christmasville Road and ended up slamming into the side of a home. Once the car left the road, it hit a tree, leaving…

Woman arrested, accused of trying to rob man

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn.-A Crockett County woman is jailed, accused of trying to rob a man. Teresa Guest is charged with attempted first degree murder after officers say she tried to rob an older man on Nance Road in Alamo, using what they called an edged weapon. Deputies said during the attack, guest injured her hand and was arrested at the…

Week one’s team of the week

ADAMSVILLE, Tenn — After defeating the Chester County Eagles 35-7 in their opening game of the season, the Adamsville Cardinals were rewarded with the First Team Of The Week honors, voted on by the fans. Head coach Brandon Gray credits everything to good players and his great coaching staff. The Cardinals got behind early giving up a touchdown. They followed…

Officers donate green house equipment to South Side High School

JACKSON, Tenn. — Have you ever wondered what happens to items confiscated by local law enforcement? In some cases, it gets donated to schools. Wednesday, agriculture students at South Side High School helped unload trucks full of equipment seized by the Metro Narcotics Drug Task Force. Students will be able to use the donated filters, heaters and lights to help with temperature…

SUV crashes into house in north Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — Emergency responders are on scene where a vehicle has crashed into a house in north Madison County. An SUV could be seen where it had struck a house in the 2000 block of Christmasville Road. Several children were reportedly inside the home and have been taken to a hospital. There is not yet word on injuries…

Jackson State Community College holds Welcome Back Bash

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson State Community College kicked off the new semester Wednesday with their Welcome Back Bash. Students mingled in the quad to learn more about degree programs, campus events and social clubs at the college. Event coordinators say events like this are great for the social interaction but also to start the semester on a high note. “There’s actually…

Selmer opens ‘Splash Pad’ for cool summer fun

McNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. — Selmer unveils a new attraction to help keep resident cool as summer comes to an end. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Dixie Park in downtown Selmer to officially welcome families to the Splash Pad. The Selmer Chamber of Commerce hosted an adult leadership class where the idea for the Splash Pad was born. Students said they…