DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A former Dyersburg High School teacher has pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated statutory rape.
Moody was sentenced to four years consisting of one year at the Dyer County Jail and three years of supervised probation. He also must register as a sex offender for 10 years.
A judge also ordered Moody to have no contact with the victim.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced April 10 that Moody had been indicted on multiple charges involving inappropriate conduct with a minor student.
Moody was initially charged with solicitation of statutory rape by an authority figure, solicitation of a minor, tampering with evidence, and coercion of a witness, according to a TBI release.
James Ashley Hadley, Jr., age 91, died on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the West Tennessee State Veteran Home.
Jim was born in Dyersburg, TN on June 22, 1926, the son of the late James A. Hadley, Sr and Margaret Parks Hadley. He attended Castle Heights High school in Lebanon, TN. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Air Force, where he was trained and preparing for service in the Pacific as he was stationed in Washington State before being honorable discharged after the war. He attended the University of Memphis, where he met his future wife Bonnie, graduating with a degree in Business Management in 1952. He was very loyal to the University being recognized as a distinguished alumnus and serving as the president of the National Alumni Association. He and Bonnie Jean Watkins Hadley were married for sixty-five years.
Jim worked for his father, James A. Hadley, Jr in the Hadley Road Construction Company for most of his career, being a part of various projects from the Memphis International Airport runways, the construction of Interstate 40 between Jackson and Memphis and the 45 Bypass locally and was a member of the Tennessee Road Builders Association. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Humboldt, TN since the mid 1950’s, being a devoted Christian, husband and father. The was very supportive of the Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief and participated in construction missionary trips to Jamaica and Ecuador.
He enjoyed “Big Game Hunting” in Wyoming, participating in several large expeditions to hunt deer and antelope. Groups of 10 or more would make the trip out to Wyoming for over 10 years. He also hunted Pheasants in the Dakota’s and loved to attend his father’s “Dove Shoot” in Rutherford in the 1950’s, 60’s up until 1973. It was known as one of the best dove hunts in the state drawing hundreds of individuals. He was also active in the Walking Horse Show held annually as a part of the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival and fishing with his friend Clarence M. (Scotty) Scott in Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Jean Watkins Hadley of Humboldt, TN; his son, Harold (Hal) Keith Hadley of Memphis, TN; a grandson, William James Hadley and wife Kylan Burgess Hadley of Nashville, TN; a brother, Tommy Hadley of Jackson and a sister, Carolyn Hadley Martin and husband James of Bartlett, TN and a daughter-in-law, Karen Hadley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-mother, Mary Maude Hadley; a son, James Ashley Hadley III in January 2017 and a brother Harry Hadley.
SERVICES: A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, June 22, 2018 in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors with Dr. Bill Sims and Dr. Greg McFadden officiating. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery in Humboldt, TN.
The family will be receiving friends on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM prior to the service.
Arrington Funeral Directors, 148 W. University Parkway 668.1111www.arringtonfuneralgroup.com
Cynthia (Cindy) Kay Latham, age 48, died on Saturday,, June 16, 2018.
Cindy was born in Dyer, Co., Tennessee on December 19, 1969 and was a seamstress with Glitz Online.
She is survived by her husband, Brad Latham; daughter, Diamitri Regina Congiardo; her mother, Shirley Scarborough; step-son, Nick Congiardo and step daughter, Bethany Tyler Latham all of Jackson; a brother, Bob Mays of Ohio and a sister, Tammy Yosich of Jackson and a grandchild, Francisco Valdes.
VISITATION: The family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Arrington Funeral Directors.
Weather Update – 2:45 p.m. – Tuesday
Mainly dry conditions will persist through the evening and overnight with just a 20% chance for rain in West Tennessee, overall just expect your typical summer night again with warm and muggy conditions as temperatures will only drop to the lower 70s again at the coolest point of the night.
Get ready for rain! Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday with high temperatures in the upper 80s. Though we certainly could see some of the rain take place during the daytime, most of the wet weather will occur from evening through the overnight.
Keep the umbrellas handy and tune in to WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News for the latest forecast and keep up with Storm Team Weather online too for more updates!
The Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant is held at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson. The event kicks off Wednesday, June 20, and runs through Saturday. Competition starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.
For pageant tickets, visit the Miss Tennessee website.
The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 6/18/18 and 7 a.m. on 6/19/18.
Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.
GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Two people were airlifted from the scene of a Tuesday morning crash between Milan and Bradford.
The two people in the vehicle, a man and woman from Troy, were both airlifted to Memphis, according to the THP. The woman had to be extricated from the vehicle. Their conditions were not known.
Multiple agencies responded to the crash. Crews also worked to restore any power outages resulting from the wreck.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The two leading Democrats in Tennessee’s open race for governor are meeting for a head-to-head debate.
The event will be livestreamed. The primary election for governor is on Aug. 2.
WSMV-TV and the USA Today Network – Tennessee are partnering with Belmont on the event.
Republican debates will follow on Wednesday evening and again on June 26.
Good Morning West Tennessee another mostly sunny start to the morning is underway. We’ll climb through the 70s and 80s through mid morning. Clouds will start to increase through late morning and this afternoon. This will help keep things a little cooler overall today. I do still think we will make it to 90 degrees this afternoon. Heat Index values will still be in the 92-95 degree range this afternoon. However compared to this weekend, that is certainly manageable. There is a slight chance of a stray thunderstorm or two this afternoon, but coverage is expected to remain sparse.