Humboldt police seek to ID driver in hit-and-run

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — Officers are hoping the public can help them identify a woman they believe to be the driver who left a person injured after running them over in a parking lot. Police responded just before 10 p.m. Tuesday where a person had been run over and left in the parking lot of a business on East End Drive,…

WEATHER UPDATE

ONE MORE DAY OF HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH TODAY.  TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE MID 90S ACROSS THE REGION WITH WIDELY SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  A FEW SHOWERS MAY LINGER OVERNIGHT IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.  THIS FRONT WILL BRING ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON THURSDAY, MAINLY OVER NORTH MISSISSIPPI. THIS COLD…

Mr. Food recipe for buffalo chicken quesadillas

What You’ll Need: 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 cup chopped frozen buffalo chicken strips, cooked according to package directions, divided 1/2 cup chopped celery, divided 2 (10-inch) flour tortillas 1 tablespoon butter Blue cheese dressing (optional) What To Do: Sprinkle 3/4 cup of cheese, 1/2 cup of chicken, and 1/4 cup of celery evenly over one half…

Troopers say alcohol involved in Vanleer firetruck wreck

DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol says alcohol was involved in the wreck of a firetruck that overturned on its way to house fire. The Tennessean reports that the tanker truck carrying three Vanleer volunteer firefighters missed a turn on Saturday morning and ran off of the road. Driver David Boutcher told investigators that the air brakes did…

JMC Library has free “key” to learning for students

JACKSON, Tenn.-Have you read any good books lately?  If it has been a while since you dropped by the library, now is a great time. Hundreds of kids, and some of their parents came out the the Jackson-Madison County Library, Tuesday night to sign up for the their very own free library card.  The director of the library said it…

“Teacher Trot” held at Northeast Middle School

JACKSON, Tenn.-School has only been in session for a few weeks, but teachers and educators still have enough energy to show off some school spirit. At Northeast Middle School an event known as the “Teacher Trot’ was held, Tuesday evening. More than a dozen runners along with several walkers laced up their shoes to trek the one-mile cross country course….

Search for new CEO of WTHC could continue until next summer

JACKSON, Tenn.-An update on the search for a new leader of West Tennessee Healthcare, a position that has been vacant since April. Hospital officials said they are currently vetting different search firms who will narrow down actual candidates, a process that could last until next summer. Interm CEO James Ross said he hopes the community understands they want to find…

Generals have three players make post season all star roster

JACKSON, Tenn — The Southern League announced its post season all star rosters this afternoon and three Generals found themselves on the list. Outfielder Tyler O’Neill, infielder Tim Lopes and pitcher Ryan Yarbrough. On the year O’Neill is in the running for the triple crown award with 100 RBI’s, 24 home runs and posting a .297 batting average. He has…

Buie earns MVP for week 2

JACKSON, Tenn — For the second week of the season, USJ’s Jacob Buie takes home the MVP of the week honors, for his four touchdown performance last Saturday. Buie helped lead his Bruins to their first win of the season, taking down TCA 42-7. Just three weeks ago Buie was in a walking boot on the sidelines watching his team…