Clint Eiland

Kentucky Lake stocked with new species of bass

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A new initiative in Benton County hopes to bring bigger fish and a better fishing experience. Local officials, along with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, are stocking a different species…

Plane crashes onto Humboldt golf course

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- An incredible sight at the Humboldt Golf and Country Club, where a small plane carrying two men came crashing to the ground. "You just didn't get a chance to…

Huntingdon residents run 'COVID-19 Half Marathon'

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- The Huntingdon High School cross country team was all set on the Andrew Jackson Half Marathon this spring. When the marathon was pushed back to September, they didn't let…

Meeting looks deeper into JMCSS budget cuts

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County School System was asked by the county to cut $6 million from this year's budget and almost $10 million from next year's budget. At Friday's budget committee meeting, a more detailed look at what…

Alexander Elementary students honored with drive-thru ceremony

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Alexander Elementary School kindergarten students got the graduation they wanted. The kindergarten classes got to experience a drive-thru graduation ceremony. Around 60 students hopped in cars -- driven by their parents -- and got to see their…

Milan police release details in Wednesday shootings

MILAN, Tenn. -- Shots rang out in Milan on Wednesday during two separate shootings, just hours apart. The second shooting left one man dead around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday night. "Patrol went to the location on Anderson Street where they received…

Chester Co. High School students hold memorial

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- As a result of a fatal wreck in Chester County, high school students held a memorial Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of Chester County High School students gathered at the school to remember their classmates and help each…

4 dead, 1 injured in Chester Co. wreck

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- Details are emerging from a fatal wreck in Chester County. Tragedy struck on Highway 200, where a fatal wreck left four dead and one injured. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the crash occurred Saturday afternoon.…

Non-profit committee receives financial update from county

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Madison County non-profit committee received an update from budget committee chairman Doug Stephenson on the county's financial situation. The news wasn't pretty. "2019-2020, we were allocated $160,000. Unfortunately,…

Special service honors fallen trooper Matthew Gatti

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A year after the death of Tennessee State Trooper Matthew Gatti, another memorial is held. Gatti's widow, Anna Gatti, and other family members met with Lt. William Futrell of the Tennessee…

TWRA gives reminders for National Safe Boating Week

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- National Safe Boating Week starts May 16, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants people to know what to do to avoid an accident. "Unfortunately, we've already had…

Election commission prepares for voting amid pandemic

JACKSON, Tenn. -- When we first spoke to Kim Buckley, administrator of elections for Madison County, she encouraged voters to request absentee ballots if they qualified, and early results are promising. "We have…

Gyms see slow return of members

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Gyms in the Hub City started reopening last week, but the recovery is slow. The Lift Wellness Center in midtown Jackson reopened last week, with certain restrictions. Since then, gym leadership…

Jackson State holds second day of virtual forums

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson State Community College continued its virtual forums with its second candidate for school president. Tuesday's forum was Dr. Paige M. Niehaus, the provost for strategic initiatives at Wayne…

Jackson senior living center holds parade for residents

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Northbrooke Senior Living Rehabilitation hosted its first ever drive-thru parade Monday morning. It was dedicated to its residents who can't have visits from family due to the COVID-19 crisis. ‚ÄúResidents…

Body of missing Carroll Co. man discovered

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- A spokesperson for the Carroll County Sheriff's Department confirmed that they recovered the body of 50-year old Maurice Falls on Thursday. The office confirmed that Falls' body was found…

City of Milan hosts Day of Prayer livestream

MILAN, Tenn. -- The National Day of Prayer looked a bit different this year. The City of Milan opted for a livestream event, where city religious leaders gathered to pray for safety and…

JMCSS asked to cut $6 million from budget

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Discussions grow tense as the county's budget hearings continue. The big topic at hand during the Madison County budget hearings for the Jackson-Madison County School System was where the district…

Sheriff requests 30 percent budget increase from county

WEST JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Madison County Sheriff's Department is asking for more money--despite the uncertainty around the coronavirus. "We're sitting here, pulling from other departments, to increase the fund balance, because we…

Officials discuss cancelled Strawberry Festival

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Officials in Humboldt discuss their plans after the 2020 Strawberry Festival was cancelled. The festival was set to begin this week, but had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. Beth…

Authorities make arrest in fatal Humboldt fire

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Authorities have now made an arrest in connection to a fire at a Humboldt apartment complex on Spangler Drive that killed one person. In a press release, the Tennessee Bureau…

Mask decontamination site plans to open in Madison Co.

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Crews are hard at work preparing a mask decontamination site in Madison County; One its kind in West Tennessee. "Four decontamination chambers per site, that can each decontaminate masks…

TCA hosts cap and gown pickup for students

NORTH JACKSON, Tenn. -- Trinity Christian Academy continued a yearly tradition for its graduating seniors. Usually, the TCA seniors will pick up their cap and gown and have a fiesta party. This year, the…

Drive-up birthday party held for local principal

EAST JACKSON, Tenn. -- A group of teachers didn't let the coronavirus stop their birthday celebration. The staff at Isaac Lane Elementary School did a birthday drive-up for their principal, Richard Willis, Thursday…

USJ holds parade for top students

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The University School of Jackson made sure its top students received special recognition. Parents and staff from USJ got together Wednesday afternoon and formed their own parade. The group drove to…

Huntingdon Police Department helps deliver groceries

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- When the first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Carroll County, the Huntingdon Police Department knew they had a tough road ahead. "We have our share of elderly population,…

Restaurant owners discuss reopening dining areas

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As part of the strategy to reopen Tennessee's economy, restaurants are allowed to open this week at 50 percent capacity. One of those that chose to open Monday is Mama…

Milan house fire results in major damage

MILAN, Tenn. -- Crews responded to a house fire in Milan Monday afternoon. They received a call around 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, saying both a shed and a house were on fire on College Street. They were able to quickly…

Crews respond to early morning fire at elementary school

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Emergency crews responded to an early morning fire at one elementary school. Smoke was seen coming from East Chester Elementary School in Henderson around 9:30 a.m. on Friday. Personnel from the local sheriff's office, police department and…

Drive-thru testing site in Paris sees big numbers

PARIS, Tenn. -- A new drive-thru testing site opened up in Henry County this week, as part of a project between the Henry County Health Department and Henry County Medical Center. "We…

Gold's Gym provides 300 meals for residents

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local gym puts their money toward helping feed the community. Gold's Gym in north Jackson held a drive up food distribution Wednesday afternoon. They bought more than 300 meals from local restaurants Los Portales and Asia…

Local leaders discuss reopening the economy

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Gov. Bill Lee's decision to slowly let the economy reopen was met with plenty of praise by local leaders. "I am very pleased that the governor has made the announcement…

Local leaders discuss financial impact of COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The first ever virtual Madison County Commission meeting tackled big issues affecting residents, specifically the financial impact of coronavirus on Madison County. West Tennessee Healthcare CEO James Ross presented…