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Search for new University Provost at UT Martin continues

MARTIN, Tenn.--The search continues for University of Tennessee at Martin's new University Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Each candidate will participate in an open forum session during which members of the campus and area communities can discuss topics…

Gradually Getting Warm Again Soon

Weather Update – 6:30 p.m. – Tuesday It's been a much chillier day with cloudy skies and winds from the northwest. At the warmest point of this afternoon, temperatures were only in the…

Mugshots : Madison County : 1/22/18 – 1/23/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 1/22/18 and 7 a.m. on 1/23/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Curtis James Webb

Curtis James Webb, age 50 of Springville, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. His Celebration of Life will be 3:00PM Sunday, January 28, 2018 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Jack Thatcher officiating. Visitation will…

Sarah Katherine Davis

Sarah Katherine Davis, age 90 of Paris, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at Paris Healthcare and Rehab Center. Her graveside service will be 2:00PM Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Craig Peevyhouse officiating. There will be…

Aletha Mae Renfroe

Aletha Mae Renfroe, 88, of Linden, TN, passed away Sunday, January 21st, at Perry Co. Nursing Home. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Renfroe is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Bobby) Hamilton, of Linden, as well as nieces and nephews. She…

Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Bryant, age 88, of Atwood, Tennessee, will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Atwood, Tennessee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Bryant died Thursday…

Shirley Estelle Eakes

Shirley Estelle Eakes, age 81, formerly of Memphis, TN, died on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Shirley was born on December 14, 1936 in Memphis, TN the daughter of the late Ann Clippard and…

Marie M. Yates

Marie M. Yates, age 78, died on Friday, January 19, 2018 at her Jackson residence. She was born in Camden, TN on March 4, 1939, the daughter of the late John D. and Hazel Conley Melton. Marie enjoyed a long…

UTM showcases candidates for new provost

MARTIN, Tenn.-Four candidates are in the running for University of Tennessee at Martin's Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Each candidate will participate in an open forum session during which members of…

Chilly Weather Returns Tuesday

Weather Update – 11:15 p.m. – Monday After warming up into the 60s for the second day in a row, another cold front will take the warm weather and clear skies from us…

Mugshots : Madison County : 1/19/18 – 1/22/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 1/19/18 and 7 a.m. on 1/22/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Gov. Haslam to unveil opioid plan Monday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is slated to unveil a plan to combat the state's opioid epidemic. The Republican governor plans to release the details in a news conference Monday alongside Senate Speaker Randy McNally, House Speaker…

Parade honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn --  The streets in Bolivar were packed Saturday as many came together for an annual parade, honoring a civil rights hero. Hardeman county churches, law enforcement, and other organizations marched…

MCSO deputy arrested, suspended with pay

  MADISON COUNTY, Tenn -- Madison County Sheriff John Mehr confirmed a deputy has been arrested. Deputy Shane Paar is allegedly accused of simple domestic assault, involving his son. The incident occurred around…

A Warmer Weekend Ahead!

Weather Update – 9:13 a.m. – Saturday A much warmer day is ahead for your Saturday as high temperatures rise to the lower 50's in the afternoon. We will enjoy a weekend completely…

Humboldt man charged with rape of a child

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A Humboldt man has been arrested on accusations of rape, according to Humboldt police. In a news release, police confirmed Timothy Wayne Brown, 45, is charged with three counts of rape of a child under 13-years-old. The…

Thelma Davis

Funeral services for Thelma Davis, age 97, of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on  Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Bellevue Cemetery in Bells, Tennessee. Mrs. Davis, formerly of Bells, Tennessee,…

Mugshots : Madison County : 1/18/18 – 1/19/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 1/18/18 and 7 a.m. on 1/19/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Geraldine Lee

Geraldine Lee, 74, of Parsons, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 16th, at Regional Hospital of Jackson. She was a housewife, mother and grandmother. Geraldine is survived by her husband, William "Billy" Lee, Parsons; three daughters, Velera Bivins, of Bath Springs;…

West Tennessee Thaw Continues

Weather Update: Clear skies, but a southwesterly wind this morning allowed temps to only dip to around 20 overnight.  The same mechanic will warm us into the 40s today. I'm forecasting a high…

Jackson women celebrate healthy living

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson women celebrated healthy living Thursday night for the very first Women's Winter Fling at the Kirkland Cancer Center. Organizers said they hope to promote women's mental and physical health. 71 women enjoyed the…

Jackson police enjoy retirement dinner

JACKSON, Tenn.--About 50 Jackson Police officers celebrated retirement Thursday night. Officers met at Latham's Meat Company for the 35th annual retirement dinner. Captain Sammy Britt is not retiring, but celebrating 53 years of service…

Jackson Beer Board hands out fines

JACKSON, Tenn.-- The Jackson beer board met today to discuss several convenience stores accused of selling alcohol to underage customers. "To have consequences for those who don't put in place technology or the…

Patchy Black Ice Possible Tonight

Weather Update – 10:15 p.m. – Thursday We warmed back above freezing today after 64 consecutive hours below 32°F,  and that helped melt a lot of snow and ice in West Tennessee but…

TVA cancels voluntary power reductions

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has cancelled a request for users to voluntarily reduce their power usage due to abnormally cold temperatures. According to a news release, the tight power situation has eased and consumers could resume normal…

Robert A. Webb Sr.

Robert A. Webb Sr (R.A.), 93, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Jackson Madison County Hospital. He was born in Bogota, TN to the parents of Allie Webb and Bulah Ozment Jernigan. He was retired as a salesman for Hardy…

Peggy Sisson Steele

Peggy Sisson Steele, age 80 of Paris passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence. Her funeral service will be 2:00PM Monday, January 22, 2018 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Dennis Inman officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill…

Mugshots : Madison County : 1/17/18 – 1/18/18

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 1/17/18 and 7 a.m. on 1/18/18. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Terry Nathaniel Bond

Funeral services for Terry Nathaniel Bond, age 56, of Denmark, Tennessee, will be held on  Saturday January 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Greater Mercer Missionary Baptist Church in Mercer, Tennessee. Burial will follow in the Greater Mercer Memorial Gardens in…

Markeisha Sandrell Greer

Funeral services for , age 37, of Medon, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem #1 Missionary Baptist Church in Medon, Tennessee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Miss Greer died Thursday, January 11,…

James E. Johnson, Sr.

Funeral services for James E. Johnson, Sr., age 95, of Merigold, Mississippi, will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Bobbitt Cemetery. Mr. Johnson…

Sunny And Warmer Today!

Weather Update 8:00 AM After a very cold and frosty start to the day we'll see plenty of sunshine. In addition, winds will be out of the southwest. This will begin the advertised…

Fire officials investigate blaze at Humboldt home

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A structure fire late Wednesday night in Humboldt sent people inside scrambling and firefighters rushing to the scene. Firefighters on scene told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News the fire started around 8:30 p.m. at a home in the…

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