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Escapees on the run from Western Mental Health Institute

Two men escaped from Western Mental Health Institute Thursday according to Bolivar police. The men are Joseph Bortz and Matthew Inman. Bortz is a 31 year old white male he is 5 foot 8 and weighs  145 pounds. Inman is…

Community, family, officers pray for James Perry's return

BOLIVAR, Tenn.--The Hardeman County community gathered Thursday evening to pray for the return of James Perry. Through song and prayer, the community prayed for the 83-year-old Alzheimer's patient to be found safe after…

Selmer woman gets a 105th birthday surprise

SELMER, Tenn. -- A belated birthday gift was given to a deserving woman who's been around more than a century. Thursday the town of Selmer gave one of its oldest citizen, who's 105,…

UPDATE: Closing arguments finished in Zach Adams murder trial

UPDATE: The prosecution and defense both have concluded their closing arguments. The court has taken a one-hour break for lunch. EARLIER STORY: HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- Closing arguments have begun in the 10th day of the murder trial of Zach…

Testimony wraps up in day 9 of Holly Bobo murder trial

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn --  The long-awaited trial for Zach Adams, one of the men accused of kidnapping, raping, and killing Decatur county nursing student Holly Bobo, nears its end. The defense rested its…

Boy Scouts enjoy annual Day of Champions

  JACKSON, Tenn. -- The local Boy Scouts held their annual fall event of fun for students with special needs who attend Jackson-Madison County schools. The "Day of Champions" is for  students…

Congressman Kustoff visits Jackson recovery center

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With a nationwide opioid crisis, our local congressman has shown interest in the rehabilitation process. Wednesday morning, Congressman David Kustoff visited the Aspell Recovery Center in Jackson. With the opioid…

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