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Educator of the Week: Cassie Cupples

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Chester County Middle School teacher Cassie Cupples said an educator who was an…

'Click It or Ticket' seat belt campaign launches as holidays near

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Highway Safety Office is partnering with local agencies for the Click It or Ticket campaign, which addresses seat belt safety. Haywood County Sheriff's Department is one of many local law enforcement agencies taking part in…

Educator of the Week: Charlencia Taylor

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Charlencia Taylor has been a teacher for five years now. She got her…

TWRA to offer new deer harvesting incentive program

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is encouraging people to get out hunting. This past weekend was the opening of muzzleloader season in Unit CWD, which are units where…

Educator of the Week: Lindsay Brady

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. This week's educator is Lindsay Brady, a teacher who has dedicated many…

Educator of the Week: Elizabeth Clark

MCLEMORESVILLE, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Elizabeth Clark originally planned to be a nurse. However, after spending time…

Educator of the Week: Sally Rogers

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Meet Sally Rogers, a first grade teacher at University School of Jackson.…

33 indicted in Big Sandy methamphetamine investigation

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Big Sandy Police Department joined the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Drug Investigation Division in 2019 for "Operation Icebreaker" after the police department received multiple complaints about methamphetamine…

Local film director puts Jackson in the spotlight

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Since he was young, Jaron Lockridge has had a passion for film making and writing. Lockridge is a local movie director and owner of Misguided Perception Media Group, an…

Educator of the Week: Chasity Fields

MILAN, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Chastity Fields is adjusting to her new teaching role at Milan Elementary School this…

Educator of the Week: Doug Wede

ALAMO, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. After spending years working in management at a food plant, Doug Wede…

Sen. Blackburn gives update on Senate discussions

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Sen. Marsha Blackburn held a video press conference this afternoon, providing updates on topics being discussed in the Senate. Blackburn said that, amid the pandemic, they are hopeful for a…

Educator of the Week: Kimberly Larkins

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Kimberly Larkins is a first grade cyber teacher at Thelma Barker Elementary,…

Educator of the Week: Teresa Carothers

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. When Teresa Carothers was a student, she said she had a…

Fallen THP trooper honored in dedication ceremony

JACKSON, Tenn. -- During a ceremony Tuesday morning, the community came together to remember fallen Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper Matthew Gatti, with his loved ones there to witness the honor. "If I…

Educator of the Week: Karen Massengill

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. Karen Massengill is a kindergarten teacher at Caywood Elementary in Lexington. It's the same school and even the same…

Authorities investigate trailer home fire in Medina

MEDINA, Tenn. -- Dispatch was called around 9:23 Monday morning, near East Church Street in Medina, after flames were reported to have been coming out of a trailer home. First responders from the Medina, Gibson County and Milan Fire Departments…

Educator of the Week: Donna Butler

TRENTON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. Donna Butler has been teaching for 22 years and is currently the Special Populations Teacher at Trenton Rosenwald Middle…

Educator of the Week: Heather Palmer

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. This week’s nominee is Heather Palmer, an eighth grade science teacher at Northeast Middle School in Jackson.…

New K9 officer joins TBI to fight crime

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new member on the team that will help with fighting crimes, including child exploitation. Meet Zeus. He's the newest officer with…

Remnants of Hurricane Laura passes through Mid-South

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The impacts left behind from historic Hurricane Laura will leave many communities recovering for months to come. West Tennessee is no stranger in dealing with impacts in regards to…

Obion County Fair open through Saturday, Aug. 29

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. -- Fair season usually kicks off this time of year, but event cancellations are something that have been far too common due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, the…

Small game hunting season to kickoff Saturday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As we near the end of the summer season and into fall, small game hunting season is just around the corner. Squirrel season kicks off on Saturday, August 22, which…

Dyersburg standoff ends with one in custody

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Around 3:30 Wednesday morning, Dyersburg police responded to a residence on the 500 block of Lewis Avenue and Johnson Street after a man barricaded himself inside of a home. According…