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Folks walk with pride for 6th Annual Strides Against Cancer Walk

JACKSON, Tenn. — Thousands of West Tennesseans dressed in pink and hit the streets today to make strides against breast cancer. The American Cancer Society’s 3-mile walk brings together survivors, caregivers, men and women to raise money and awareness to help save lives from breast cancer. Organizers said the walk is non-competitive and the goal is to ensure no one faces…

Union University hosts down syndrome awareness ‘Buddy Walk’

JACKSON, Tenn. —  Community members laced up their walking shoes today to walk and raise awareness for those with down syndrome. The annual “Buddy Walk” was held on Union University’s campus. Those who went enjoyed food, games, and fellowship on the lawn under the university’s clock tower. Organizers said the one mile walk is celebrates all abilities and raises awareness…

Sheriff’s office searching for inmate who left work detail

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding an inmate who walked away from a work detail. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office provided this picture on their Facebook page of the inmate. On Oct. 20th, 2017 at around 5:00 pm, authorities were notified of an inmate who walked away from a work…

Henry Co. Sheriff’s Office invests in drone for search & rescue operations

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is utilizing the latest in technology to improve search and rescue operations and save taxpayers’ money. The department has invested in a unmanned aerial vehicle drone to assist law enforcement in areas such as locating missing people, wanted suspects on the run, and disaster response to weather threats such as a tornado….

Jackson paramedic assists with relief for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson paramedic John McBrayer has returned home after assisting with relief from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. John McBrayer calls this his “favorite photo of all time,” when he helped a 96-year-old woman during disaster relief. “If you can think of a hurricane from 2006 or 7 all the way up to present, I’ve probably been to most of…

Exotic Pet Expo returns to the Hub City

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Exotic Pet Expo returned to Jackson this weekend. Vendors from across the Southeast had a variety of pets for sale. From big to small, furry to covered in scales, event attendees had the opportunity to see, touch, feed and play with a number of animals species. Some were familiar, such as cats, rabbits and snakes as well…

Jackson Symphony Hosts 39th Annual Starlight Symphony

JACKSON, Tenn. — Friends and family came together for an unforgettable evening under the stars with the Jackson Symphony. The Symphony hosted the 39th Annual Starlight Symphony which is a picnic-style performance that’s completely free and featured Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannons and carillon. It also featured other highlights from the upcoming season.   Their next performance will be November…

Walnut Grove Fire Department hosts monthly fish fry

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Around 1,200 people gathered at the Walnut Grove Fire Department today for their monthly fish fry. Chief Gean said they hold the fish fry every second Saturday of every month except in November and December which includes all you can eat catfish along with all the fixings. That includes french fries, cole slaw, hushpuppies, and more.  …

Police searching for attempted armed robbery suspect in Reagan

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office confirms there was an attempted bank robbery at The Peoples Bank in Reagan. According to reports, it happened around 8:00 am this morning. Capt. Grisham with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department said that a man entered The Peoples Bank with sunglasses, all covered up; then, fired one shot at the teller’s…