WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/26/21 – 07/27/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/26/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/27/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/23/21 – 07/26/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/23/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/26/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Additional information on financial apps

This past week the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance along with several experts gathered to discuss ways to save money and invest earnings. The average American is around $90,000 in debt. That includes everything from credit cards to students…

Jackson Recreation and Parks to host movie night

JACKSON, Tenn. --- Movies in the Park continue. According to the Jackson Recreation and Parks Facebook page, movies in the park will continue next week in celebration of '731 Day.' Looking for something fun to do with the little ones…

Pinson Mounds hosts Junior Ranger Camp

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Kids took a step back in time to experience the great outdoors. Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park has been hosting Junior Ranger Camp throughout the week.…

Poll of the Day: Cup or Cone?

It's National Ice Cream Month! There's no wrong way to do it -- you can have your choice of ice cream any way you want it, with as many toppings as you like. But we want to settle the age-old…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/22/21 – 07/23/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/22/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/23/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Sheriff John Mehr hosts community meeting in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Residents gathered for a community meeting. Madison County Sheriff John Mehr held his 54th community meeting early Thursday evening at the Beech Bluff Fire Station in east Madison County. Gary Thompson hosted the meeting and state…

Jackson man indicted in Bolivar carjacking

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A Madison County man has been federally indicted following a carjacking last year in Hardeman County. Delvion "DJ" Beard, 20, of Jackson, was indicted for carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, according to…

LIFELINE shares schedule for early August

JACKSON, Tenn. -- LIFELINE Blood Services has shared where you can donate blood in early August. According to LIFELINE, those locations and times include: Monday, Aug. 2 Lexington: First United Methodist Church – 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Alamo: Crockett…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/21/21 – 07/22/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/21/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/22/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Dollar Night at the Ballpark at Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Thursday night is Dollar Night at the Ballpark at Jackson. The Winnipeg Goldeyes are hosting the Houston Apollos in the third game of their three game series at the Ballpark at Jackson. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.…

Poll of the Day: Favorite Junk Food

It's National Junk Food Day! Americans' love affair with junk food continues to grow, with demand for chips, candy, soda, and pre-packaged desserts on the rise. A recent survey from Bid-On-Equipment analyzed Google's search results to determine the most popular "Junk…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/20/21 – 07/21/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/20/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/21/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Ingram Content Group - Jackson, TN

Ingram Content Group, a worldwide leader in book production and distribution, is now hiring in Jackson. No prior manufacturing or warehouse experience is required, and benefits begin on first day of employment. If you are interested in applying, click here.

Poll of the Day: Social Media Misinformation

The Biden Administration is taking its fight against Facebook to the next level. The administration is looking into how social media platforms could be held legally accountable for publishing misinformation. As of now, the companies are protected under Section 230…

TDOC: Building Maintenance 2

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Building Maintenance 2. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.

TDOC: Correctional Counselor 3

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Correctional Counselor 3. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.

TDOC: Chief Counselor

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Chief Counselor. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.

TDOC: Storekeeper 1

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Storekeeper 1. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.

TDOC: Stores Manager

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Stores Manager. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.

TDOC: Accountant 3

The Tennessee Department Correction is now hiring: Accountant 3. A $5,000 sign-on bonus is being offered. If you are interested in applying, click here.  

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/19/21 – 07/20/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/19/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/20/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Sheriff's office investigating Friday night shooting

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Madison County Sheriff's Office is investigation a shooting that occurred Friday night in south Madison County. Sheriff's Office Spokesman Tom Mapes confirmed the shooting happened in the 1200 block of Highway 18 around 5:45…

Poll of the Day: Work-related Stress Spending

According to a recent survey, the biggest source of stress for Americans in 2021 is money problems. Workplace-related stress alone could cost society more than $300 billion per year. We want to hear from you in our poll question of…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/16/21 – 07/19/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/16/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/19/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Regulator sues Amazon to force recall of hazardous products

UNDATED (AP) - Safety regulators are suing Amazon for not recalling hazardous products sold on its site, such as flammable children’s pajamas, faulty carbon monoxide detectors and hair dryers that don’t protect users from getting electrocuted. The U.S. Consumer Product…

Additional information on Third Eye Curiosities and Record Store Day

For more information on Third Eye Curiosities located at 116 East Baltimore Street in Jackson, visit the website at: https://www.discogs.com/user/Third_Eye_Curios?fbclid=IwAR0k5b5s5_Zn9_Vw09H3LIyngDRiGqiYjfFMP3n4NLzXh4etgkFfdIs8VSU or you can also find their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/thirdeyecuriosities/

West TN park offers ranger guided bike tour

SHILOH, Tenn. --- A local park will offer a guided bike tour. According to a news release from Shiloh National Military Park, they will offer a ranger guided bicycle tour entitled " Meaning of Monuments (Confederate)." The six mile…

Shiloh Nat. Military Park to offer Day Camp

SHILOH, Tenn. --- A local national park will offer a new upcoming summer program. According to a news release from Shiloh National Military Park, this month will include a new event for kids. The park will offer a Day…

Additional information on the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association held their 3rd Christmas Drive. All donations from the event will go towards supporting the Combat Veterans Christmas in December program. For more information on the Combat Veterans Association or how to donate visit the Facebook…

Additional information on the Men Go Red for Women Ride

Saturday, July 17, the Men Go Red for Women riders began the 220 mile trek from Milan to Eddyville, Kentucky. The ride consists of 32 cyclists, who will ride 120 miles Saturday and 100 miles on Sunday. The ride seeks at…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/15/21 – 07/16/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/15/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/16/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/14/21 – 07/15/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/14/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/15/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/13/21 – 07/14/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/13/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/14/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Ex Tennessee vaccine leader speaks out against firing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee former top vaccinations official said she couldn’t stay silent after she was fired this week amid scrutiny from Republican state lawmakers over her department’s outreach efforts to vaccinate teenagers against COVID-19. Dr. Michelle Fiscus…

Paving begins on Interstate 69 in Obion County

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Transportation kicked off a paving project in Obion County on Tuesday morning. TDOT Commissioner Clay Bright, Congressman David Kustoff, and other state…

Poll of the Day: Best French Fries

Take a break from that boring no-carb diet -- it's National French Fry day! And whether you like classic, curls, or crinkle cut, fries are a favorite of all ages. And we want to hear from you.

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/12/21 – 07/13/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/12/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/13/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Crews respond to fire on East Forest Avenue in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department responded to a house fire Monday night. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness received a tip shortly after 9 p.m. of a house on fire on East Forest Avenue. WBBJ-TV's crew and firefighters were still…

Mugshots : Madison County : 07/08/21 – 07/12/21

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 07/08/21 and 7 a.m. on 07/12/21. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.

Additional Information on Sunflower Sundays at Sunset Valley Farms

Sunflower Sundays at Sunset Valley Farms will be held every Sunday from July 18 to August 8, between 1:00-8:00 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased online at https://sunsetvalleyfarmsllc.ticketspice.com/sunflower-sundays . Information can also be found at the Sunset Valley…

Area kids showcase arts and crafts

JACKSON, Tenn. --- Saturday morning students got a little practical experience in marketing. Twenty kids ages 5-years-old to 17-years-old were able to showcase their creative work at the Art in the Village…

Shiloh to host ranger guided history hike

SHILOH, Tenn. --- Local park to host ranger guided history based hike. According to a news release from the Shiloh National Military Park, they will be offering a ranger guided hike coming this month. Photo courtesy…