Author: Tristyn Fletcher

McNairy County Schools closed Thursday, Friday to due sickness

MCNAIRY COUNTY, Tenn. – The McNairy County Schools will be closed Thursday, Jan. 20, and Friday, Jan. 21. The school system says this is due to sickness in faculty and staff. Earlier on Wednesday, Hollow Rock-Bruceton also announced closures for…

3 arrested in drug investigation in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- An ongoing drug investigation has led to the arrest of three individuals. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says two search warrants were executed at homes in Carroll County on Wednesday. The TBI says in Huntingdon, on…

Isaac Lane Elementary to go remote due to COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Isaac Lane Elementary is switching to remote learning due to COVID-19. The Jackson-Madison County School System says remote learning will be on Thursday, Friday, and Monday. In-person is currently set to return to Isaac Lane on Tuesday,…

1 person dead following Tuesday's shooting on Pueblo Cove

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department says one person has died as a result of a shooting on Tuesday. JPD says that 21-year-old Jamarcus Holliday was brought to the hospital by friends around 3 p.m. after he was shot…

$121,351,000 put into Lottery's Education account

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Education Lottery just made its second highest Q2 transfer in its history. A news release from TEL says $121,351,000 was put into its Education account. “The Second Quarter was significant for the Lottery for several…

$9,000 donation made to local boxing club

JACKSON, Tennessee. — Simmons Bank has made a $9,000 donation to a local boxing club. The donation was made to Team Ingram Rayford Collins Jackson Boxing Club on Wednesday. Lamont Ingram, who accepted the donation, says the grant will…

JPD investigating burglary at North Highland gas station

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department is investigating the burglary of a North Highland gas station. According to a JPD report, officers were sent to the Express Mart at 309 North Highland after the alarm was triggered a little…

Library to host event on African American history, new monument

JACKSON, Tenn. -- An upcoming  program is giving insight into a new monument, as well as into African American history. The Jackson-Madison County Library will be holding an event called The Seven Pillars with the help of the Bicentennial celebration.…

Tickets to see Robert Earl Keen sold out in Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Troubadour Robert Earl Keen is coming to Huntingdon next week! Keen is currently set to take to the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center on Jan. 28. A…

Local NAACP hosts virtual conference in honor of MLK

BROWNSVILLE, Tennessee. — A virtual conference was held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Jackson-Madison County Chapter of the NAACP held their second session of the Virtual Advocacy Series Tuesday night. Attendees addressed learning loss in education,…