Author: Josh Robinson

Horizons camp at FHU welcomes over 1,000 campers

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- "It's just so uplifting, I can't imagine any place better," J.D. Whirley, a camper at Horizons, said. This is the 39th year for Horizons at Freed-Hardeman University. Monday morning started…

Freed-Hardeman University's Horizons schedule

Horizons is a yearly camp at Freed-Hardeman University. More than 1,200 campers will be at the school this year for Horizons. This year's theme is "Rise Up." For more information, visit the FHU website.

Friends remember veteran during search at Natchez Trace

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- "If there's a guy that can survive out here, it's him," said Jason Kenney, a friend of Jessie Thurston's. What started as a day full of hope, ended with hugs and tears. Henderson County Emergency Management…

Fireworks shows planned across West Tennessee

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Madison County Fire Department is setting up for their annual Firefighters Freedom Festival, but it isn't the only place to see fireworks. There will also be a display at Paris Landing State Park. Swim Beach…

Mayor Scott Conger takes oath of office

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The mayor's office was full of friends and family Monday morning as Scott Conger prepared to take the oath of office. "It felt great, a little overwhelming walking in, but…

Camp Bolivar teaches leadership skills

BOLIVAR, Tenn. -- "We want to take advantage of being with the youth. They're all out of school and a lot of them are sitting at home with nothing to do," Bolivar Mayor Julian…

FHU class of 1969 celebrates 50th class reunion

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- The class of 1969 is celebrating their 50th class reunion at Freed-Hardeman University this weekend. "It was real close knit," Tom Childers, a 1968 graduate, said. "It was with people that had…

JSCC campus to close due to power outage

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson State Community College will not open Thursday, June 20, due to a power outage affecting the campus. Jackson State officials had originally planned to open the campus at 11 a.m. The closure was announced at 9:30…

Local students take part in active shooter response training

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Law enforcement agencies came to North East Middle School Wednesday for active shooter training. Jackson-Madison County students helped make the situation as real as possible. "In the unfortunate event that someone…