Josh Robinson

'Leadership Henry County' aims to improve community

PARIS, Tenn. -- A group of community members is coming together to better their town. "Leadership Henry County allows people to get out of the office, get out of whatever profession they may…

Companies expand, create hundreds of jobs in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- More jobs are coming to Lexington. "Today we had an announcement of an existing industry that's expanding," Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs said. Wilger Inc. is adding another 7,000 feet to…

Woman says she saw UFO in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A viewer contacted WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News about seeing something unusual in the sky. "I pulled my car over and I took a picture of it," Gloria Cole said. "It…

Multi-injury crash shuts down I-40 West

JACKSON, Tenn.--- Four people are injured after a single vehicle crash on Interstate 40 west near mile marker 68. THP says they got the call around 6:30 Wednesday morning. Five people were inside the vehicle including three children. All three…

Local businesses offer Mother's Day gift ideas

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Mother's Day is this Sunday, and what better present than a bouquet of flowers? "I opened the shop Jan. 2, 1990, and it was in south Jackson," Nancy Jordan,…

Humboldt gears up for Strawberry Festival

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- "It's just a wonderful hometown homecoming," Humboldt Mayor Marvin Sikes said. The City of Humboldt is gearing up for the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival. The festival started back in…

Trinity Christian Academy has new head of school

JACKSON, Tenn. -- "I'm really excited for the opportunity to serve as head of school, even though that was never my plan," Judy Brown, the new head of school at Trinity Christian Academy,…

Whitehall pre-K prepares students for kindergarten

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One local school is helping young learners get ready for kindergarten. "Make [the students] kindergarten ready and just teaching those early foundational skills that are so important to that early…

Gibson County deputy tased for good cause

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Business was normal Tuesday at the Gibson County Sheriff's Office, but Monday some deputies got a big shock. "They were gonna get tased anyway," Gibson County Sheriff Paul…

UT Martin hopes to raise $300,000 in one day

MARTIN, Tenn. -- "The old adage of 'it's better to give than receive' is very, very, very true," William Blankenship, a UTM alumnus, said. The University of Tennessee at Martin set a…

Mobile Veterans Center rolls into Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- "It's about veterans helping veterans," Frederick Smith, the Mobile Vet Center technician, said. The Mobile Vet Center, which provides resources for veterans, is touring all of the University…

Students learn from former Harlem Globetrotter

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- Students got a visit from a surprise guest Thursday at one West Tennessee school. "This morning I'm talking to the kids about respecting their teachers, principal, coaches, counselor,…

World Down Syndrome Day

For more information about World Down Syndrome Day, visit worlddownsyndromeday.org. You can see Brett and Karcyn's full video on YouTube.