WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Thelma Barker kindergarteners host Christmas concert

JACKSON, Tenn. — Thelma Barker Elementary School is hosting their annual kindergarten Christmas concert Tuesday night. Kindergarten, third and fifth grade students put the final touches on their concert preparations earlier Tuesday along with the school’s honor choir students. The students spend all year preparing for the concert, which is open to the public. Doors opened at 5:30 p.m. and the…

1 detained after shooting in north Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police have confirmed a person has been detained after a shooting Monday night near Ridgecrest Road. Police have not identified the person they have detained. According to a news release, one person has been treated and released from a local hospital where they were treated for a gunshot wound. Police responded shortly before 10 p.m. to…

Washing machines reported stolen from Union City apartment complex

UNION CITY, Tenn. — Managers at an apartment complex in Union City entered the property’s laundry area Monday morning to find three coin-operated clothes washing machines were missing. An employee at East Gate Village on Nash Street told police she found that the machines were missing around 8 a.m. Monday, according to a report from the Union City Police Department….

Haywood HS principal, assistant principal reassigned after district investigation

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. — The principal and assistant principal of Haywood High School have been reassigned after the school district’s investigation into social media posts by students at the school. Jerry Pyron, left, and Tim Seymour Students and parents protested last week after screenshots of social media messages allegedly sent by students were posted online. The messages contained racial slurs…

Mugshots : Madison County : 12/11/17 – 12/12/17

1/15Kassondre Hembree Reckless endangerment Show Caption Hide Caption 2/15Atrol Campbell Schedule II drug violations Show Caption Hide Caption 3/15Deundre McMullin Assault Show Caption Hide Caption 4/15Herbert Melton Failure to comply Show Caption Hide Caption 5/15Jonathan Buxton Violation of community corrections, violation of probation, evading arrest, driving on revoked/suspended license Show Caption Hide Caption 6/15Kenneth Vann Violation of community corrections Show…

School board members meet for work session

JACKSON, Tenn.-School board members held a work session Monday night to discuss the proposed $148 million 10-year capital plan. Superintendent Eric Jones updated members on the plan. In November, the school board unanimously approved to rezone students. These plans include a new middle school or kindergarten through eighth grade school in east Jackson, creating a new kindergarten through eighth grade…

Investigators confirm gunshots heard in north Jackson, man receives gunshot wound

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson police are investigating after receiving reports of gunshots being heard in north Jackson, late Monday night. According to investigators with the Jackson Police Department, officers were called around 10 p.m. to the area along Ridgecrest Road near Twin Oaks Place. Police confirm a man received a gunshot wound and showed up an area hospital. His immediate condition is…