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Local funeral home to offer online streaming for services

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Some businesses are going above and beyond to provide additional services during the Coronavirus pandemic. With social distancing making it harder for loved ones to interact, one business is trying…

Supporting local artists impacted by COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Local artists are starting to feel the impact COVID-19 has on their jobs, with many venues and bars temporarily closing, but it's especially hard on some local artists and…

Local artists' job impacted by COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Joe "The Kernal" Garner is used to being on the road. He's been a professional musician for at least 10 years and has been living in Jackson for at least 15 years. "For the moment, everything, I…

How local artists are being impacted by COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Some industries being affected during this Coronavirus pandemic are bars and other entertainment services, and many of them are temporarily closing their doors. But, it's especially hard on the…

COVID-19 leaves impact on local events

JACKSON, Tenn. -- From fundraisers to corporate meetings, events across Jackson are being impacted due to COVID-19. Some of these bigger events included the American Kennel Club Dog Show that was planned for March…

Schools close to prevent the spread of COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- On Monday morning, Gov. Bill Lee issued a statement urging every school district in the state to close by Friday, March 20 as a response to the spreading coronavirus pandemic.…

Girl Scout cookie booth season underway

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Girl Scout cookie season is officially underway. It's something the organization only does once a year over a span of four weekends, and they kick off this Friday. Debra…

New bill proposes Bible as official state book

JACKSON, Tenn. --  A renewed push is underway in Nashville to make the Bible Tennessee's official state book. SB 2696 and HB 2778 were bills introduced by Senator Mark Pody and Representative…

Seminar helps educate officers about law enforcement suicide

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Police Benevolent Association and the Madison County Sheriff's Office teamed up to help educate first responders about PTSD and suicide prevention. "Police officers have stress everyday, answering one call after…

Proposed bill would allow sex offenders to attend churches

JACKSON, Tenn. -- On Monday, HB 1922 was filed through the Tennessee General Assembly by District 27 Rep. Patsy Hazlewood. The bill would allow sexual or violent sex offenders to attend a house of worship,but only under certain circumstances. Rep.…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Carol Moore

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- This week’s Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery, is Carol Moore. Moore has been a teacher for 34 years. Moore has been continuing her family's role in education. Her mother was a…

Man sentenced to six years in 4-year-old's death

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man convicted of killing a toddler in November appeared back in court for his sentencing. Darwin Reid was convicted in November of criminally negligent homicide and child abuse and…

Year in Review: West Tennessee weather of 2019

JACKSON, Tenn. -- From historic flooding to devastating storm damage, many West Tennesseans are still left recovering from some of the major weather events that took place this year. At the beginning…

Hub City shoppers searched for last minute gifts

JACKSON, Tenn. -- 'Twas the day before Christmas, and all throughout the lots Jacksonians gathered to buy gifts they forgot. "I usually don't but this year it happened that way," said shopper…

New state gun law changes take effect in 2020

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With Christmas right around the corner, some may consider getting a handgun for their loved one as a gift. Before you do, there are new state firearm and ammunition…

Experts share tips for holiday travel

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Christmas is a week away, and with many people expected to travel for the holiday, it's time to start planning ahead. This weekend marks one of the biggest travel days…

West Tennessee areas experience winter weather

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Winter weather was a possibility in West Tennessee on Tuesday, but some places more than others had the chance to experience it. The chance for snow was probably on…

Preparing ahead of Tuesday's wintry weather

JACKSON, Tenn. -- In less than 24 hours, wintry weather is possible across the mid-south, and preparations are already underway. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is watching the forecast, and they have several thousand…

Rein-Bow Riding Academy

Rein-Bow Riding Academy is a therapy program through the West Tennessee Healthcare Therapy and Learning Center. It offers hippotherapy and therapeutic riding activities, which are provided at an arena in Huron. Riding sessions…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Cori Rose

JACKSON, Tenn. -- This week's Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery is Cori Rose. As a Junior Kindergarten Teacher at University School of Jackson, Rose looks forward to coming work everyday and seeing the smile on…

Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Week: Amanda Lemmings

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- This week's Educator of the Week presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery is Amanda Lemmings. Lemmings is in her first year as a teacher at Bargerton Elementary School, and she says it's been an enjoyable experience. "It's…

Residents adjust to record-breaking cold

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It may still be Fall, but after the recent wintry conditions it has many thinking winter has already started. "I think it's wonderful that the sun is shining on my face.…