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Food Truck Fridays returns to Milan

MILAN, Tenn. -- Citizens of Milan gathered on Friday for some outdoor fun. Food Truck Friday has returned to the city. West Tennesseans can come out and enjoy snacks…

Educator of the Week: Donna Tate

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Donna Tate is a 7th and 8th grade math teacher…

Educator of the Week: Jennifer Alford

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Jennifer Alford has only been teaching for three years.…

Educator of the Week: Ashley Tomlin

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Ashley Tomlin always knew that she wanted to help people with disabilities. Her mother first encouraged her to be…

Educator of the Week: Julia Adams

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Julia Adams has taught across West Tennessee for over 30…

Jackson Symphony announces April events

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Symphony is hosting a few events during the month of April. The Jackson Symphony is hosting their 60th Birthday Bash at the Greyhound on April…

Educator of the Week: Linda Webb

TRENTON, Tenn --- It’s time to nominate this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Linda Webb didn’t start her career in education. She worked…

Educator of the Week: Mechelle Naylor

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Mechelle Naylor is one educator who is well traversed in…

Educator of the Week: Anna King Cole

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Anna King Cole is a fourth grade science and social studies…

Educator of the Week: James Nesbitt

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  “Many people like to ask me, 'Mr. Nesbitt, when are you…

Black History Month: Sabrina Blue

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Sabrina Blue is one Jacksonian who is a great example of how far hard work will get you. She started her leadership career when she was only 18-years-old at…

Educator of the Week: Hannah Byrd

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Hannah Byrd is currently a seventh grade math teacher at Haywood…

Black History Month: Gene Bowden

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. -- Gene Bowden broke records in Whiteville. Bowden was a recently retired citizen of Whiteville. The citizens spoke to him about becoming mayor and he agreed to run. Bowden received…

Educator of the Week: Tommy Cepparulo

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  One former police officer took his talents to the classroom. Tommy…

Jackson Fire Department shares winter safety tips

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department shared some winter safety tips Wednesday. They say to steer clear of any downed power lines because they could still be live and dangerous. They also say to use an artificial means of…

Black History Month: Rochell Staten

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lt. Rochell Staten is the first Black female patrol lieutenant with the Jackson Police Department. Staten is originally from Leeland, Mississippi. After some traveling, she decided to move to…

Educator of the Week: CheTerra Rogers

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  CheTerra Rogers is a Jackson native who is starting her…

Black History Month: Tyreece Miller

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Tyreece Miller is one Jackson native that seems to be known in every household. The now U.S. Marshal started his career in public service right after graduating from North…

Madison County officers graduate from CIT class

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Local law enforcement came together Friday to celebrate two big occasions. Officers from across Madison County celebrated their graduation from the Crisis Intervention Team Training. The 40 hour…

Educator of the Week: Minnie Reed

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Minnie Reed is a librarian at Sunny Hill Intermediate School in…

2 Humboldt businesses hold ribbon cutting ceremony

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Two local businesses are celebrating their opening. One-Fifty-Two Designs and Funky Magnolia Boutique clothing stores opened on Coleman Lane in Humboldt Wednesday morning with a ribbon cutting. Emily…

Educator of the Week: Crystal McCarley

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Crystal McCarley is a kindergarten teacher at Beaver Elementary School in…

Dyersburg State marks 35th official MLK Day with video

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg State Community College hosted a virtual program honoring Dr. Martin Luther Kng Jr. Day. The college posted the video for the community to watch on their Facebook and YouTube channel. The program consisted of multiple guests…

NAACP health forum looks at COVID-19 impact on minority community

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Branch of the NAACP hosted a community health forum Monday morning. Panel members discussed COVID-19, and the effects the pandemic has had in minority communities. Panel members say one of those concerns is that…

Educator of the Week: Leigh Ann Skaggs

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. --  It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Leigh Ann Skaggs is an 11th grade English teacher and literacy coach…

Educator of the Week: Denise Reynolds

It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  “It was a dream that I had from being young actually, and I had some…