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Flooding leads to lane closures in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- For those commuting Monday around Carroll County, there were certain roads that were closed due to flooding. The right lanes on State Route 219 near Huntingdon were blocked…

West Tennessee Healthcare expands 911 center

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The emergency medical dispatch center at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital began expanding a few months ago along with their coverage area. "We're still dispatching the 911 calls as we…

Spirit Halloween open for holiday season

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A cool and gloomy start to the week gave us an early taste of fall.  Although Halloween is still more than a month away, stores like Spirit Halloween have gotten…

Roundabout construction to cause lane change Wednesday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's been several months of construction near parts of North Highland. "It's like every time the roads get smaller and smaller and smaller," resident Kendrick Turner said. Turner also works…

Chester County elects new mayor

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Some counties will now be seeing some new leadership in certain positions. After Thursday's election, Chester county now has a new mayor to represent the community. "I was greatly…

West Tennessee farmers react to agricultural tariffs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- West Tennessee farmers react to agricultural tariffs put in place on their products sold to other countries. "Farmers aren't looking for a handout in this country. We want free and open trade," said Eric Maupin of the American…

Selmer receives $500,000 park grant

SELMER, Tenn. -- A $500,000 grant goes to the city of Selmer to renovate one of the city's parks. "It's a huge deal for Selmer and all the citizens that live here…

IHOP celebrates 60th anniversary

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It was a full house Tuesday at the International House of Pancakes, and all you needed to enjoy their pancakes was 60 cents. "Today is July 17, and it is our…

Wildlife experts say to watch out for turtles this time of year

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Late May through June is an active season for turtles. "People see turtles come walking across their yards or walking across roads this time of year," said Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Regional Administrator Alan Peterson. "Most of them…

Students, teachers learn about National Guard careers

MILAN, Tenn. -- More than 600 West Tennessee students and teachers learned about what educational opportunities are offered by the Army National Guard. High school juniors and seniors and their teachers experienced…