Police investigate inmate death at Whiteville Correctional Facility

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. — An inmate death at the Whiteville Correctional Facility, run by Corrections Corporation of America, is under investigation. According to the Whiteville police chief, his officers responded to the prison just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday after two inmates got into a fight. One of them was killed, and his body has been taken to Memphis for an autopsy. No charges…

Thunderstorms Possible into the Evening

  Weather Update – 3:15 p.m. Wednesday Heavy showers and strong thunderstorms moving through West Tennessee could bring flash flooding and frequent lightning to parts of the area through the afternoon and into the early evening. Thankfully, these storms won’t last all night but another chance for storms is in the forecast for each of the next 7 days including Memorial…

Local farmers talk road safety after fatal tractor-involved crash

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed a man died on Tuesday after crashing into a tractor in Madison County. Tractors roared Wednesday at Jimmy Stanford’s farm in Madison County. The 72-year-old farmer said he has been driving a long time. “I try to guess what the other person is fixing to do that I’m meeting,” he said….

Driver transported after car vs. tree crash in north Jackson

NORTH JACKSON — Police responded Wednesday morning to a one-vehicle wreck in north Jackson where a car crashed into a tree. Officers responded around 11:45 a.m. to the crash on Plainsfield Place off of Pleasant Plains Road. The driver, a 17-year-old male, was the only person in the car and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with minor injures, according…

WEATHER UPDATE

A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MID-SOUTH THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  THESE DISTURBANCES WILL INTERACT WITH THE MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIRMASS IN PLACE OVER THE MID-SOUTH RESULTING IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENINGS.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE AVERAGE WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S AND LOWS…

Mugshots : Madison County : 05/24/16 – 05/25/16

1/5Alexandria HolmesDUI by consent/allowing, child abuse or neglect 2/5Chanell FosterDUI, child abuse or neglect, violation of implied consent law, open container law, violation of child restraint device 3/5Ashley CarruthersViolation of probation 4/5Jamarea MooreAggravated assault, vandalism 5/5Sonya Transou-DixsonViolation of community corrections The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 05/24/16 and 7 a.m….

Cemeteries, nursing homes hold ceremonies honoring veterans

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say that state cemeteries and nursing homes dedicated to veterans will hold Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military members who have died. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says ceremonies at all four of the state’s cemeteries will be held Monday morning. The cemeteries are located in Williamstown, Hopkinsville, Greenup County and Radcliff. Officials…

Lexington, surrounding counties facing water rate increase

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Public Service Commission is holding a public meeting on a request to increase water utility bills for more than 100,000 customers in and around Lexington. Kentucky-American Water Co. is asking for a rate increase that would add about $6 to the average customer’s monthly water bill. The approval would increase its annual revenue by…

Police: No evidence of shots fired outside school graduation

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) – Police say there is no evidence of shots being fired outside of the Biloxi High School graduation ceremony following reports about a possible shooting. Local media outlets report Biloxi police Lt. Chris De Back says officers responded to an initial call regarding gunshots at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum on Tuesday, but didn’t find evidence to substantiate…