WBBJ Staff

KETO Low Carb salad 

1/2 head of cabbage thinly sliced 1 cucumber(1 cup) 1 yellow squash (1 cup) 10 baby carrots (1 cup) 1 medium zucchini (1 cup) 3 small dill pickles -all veggies julienne 1 cup Olive garden Italian dressing 1 cup Marzetti…

Ollie Ruth Claybrook Farmer

Ollie Ruth Claybrook Farmer swiftly left her earthly body on September 3, 2018. Born in Gates, Tennessee on October 7, 1928, she moved to Humboldt, Tennessee when she started high school and had been a resident there ever since. She…

Fried Cucumbers 

Fried Cucumbers Tis the season for over grown Large Cucumbers (can be orange, yellow green or white PEEL test to make sure they are not bitter from the heat.) 2 Egg s 1/2 can beer (can be flat) beat .…

Fresh Peach Cobbler

2 1/2 cups Fresh Peaches, peeled/sliced 2/3 cup of white sugar 3 Tablespoons Butter, melted 1 cup water Put in pan, heat to boil, cut off heat. Leave on burner cooking down while making batter. Batter: 1/3 cup sugar 3/4…

Easy Summer Spaghetti

1lb tomatoes, peeled and diced 1/4 c basil, chopped 1t thyme, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 4 - 6oz mozzarella cheese, small cubes 3T olive oil salt and pepper to taste 8oz spaghetti Combine tomatoes with herbs and seasoning.Heat…

Oreo Freezer Cake

2 bags Oreos 1 8 ounces tub of freezer cool whip softened 1 half gallon of vanilla ice cream softened Crush 1 bag of Oreos place in a 8 x 11 pan no spray in pan the Oreos have plenty…

Banana Bread with Raisins

Banana bread w.raisins 2-3 ripe bananas 1/3 c melted butter 1/2 to 1 c sugar Pinch salt 1 t baking soda 1 t vanilla 1 1/2 c flour 1/2 c raisins Mis all ingredients together. Pour into 4”x9” greased loaf…

Watermelon Gazpacho 

3 medium tomatoes (chopped) 1 Serrano Chile (seeds removed and chopped) 4 cups cubed watermelon 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup chopped red onion 1 cucumber (peeled, seeded, and chopped) 1/2 cup crumbed…

Coconut-Lemon Chess Pie

1 ½ cup sugar ¾ stick of butter or margarine melted (cool) 3 eggs 1 teaspoon of meal 1 teaspoon of flour 1/8 to 1/4 cup of milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of white vinegar (optional) 1 tablespoon…

Steak Dinner

Two long inch thick steaks, three cans of salt free chili with beans, bell pepper, big can of tomato sauce. Big copper square pan. Boil steaks for one hour. Take out, cut into chunks. Pour liquid out of pan. Put…

Whipped Berry Mousse

Ingredients 8 1/2 ounces (about 2 1/4 cups) frozen berries or other fruit 2 tablespoons of sugar (or use sugar, honey, maple syrup or stevia extract to taste) 1 large egg white Fresh berries and whipped cream for serving (optional)…

Southern-Style Baked Beans

  Serves up to 18   8 slices bacon, halved   1 medium onion, cut into small dice   1/2 medium green pepper, cut into small dice   3 large cans (28 ounces each) pork and beans   3/4 cup…

One Pan Mexican Chicken and Rice

2 T. Olive Oil ½ White Onion, Finely Diced 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut in to bite size pieces 1 t. Salt, Pepper to taste 2 Clove Garlic, Minced 1 c. Uncooked Brown Rice 1 (10oz.) Can Red…

Nola Catherine Campbell

Funeral services for Nola Catherine Campbell, age 63, of Lexington, Tennessee will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington, Tennessee. Burial will follow at Lexington Cemetery. Mrs. Campbell died…

Arrest made in fatal West Jackson robbery

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department has named the suspect they say shot and killed a man during the attempted robbery of a West Jackson gas station late Wednesday night. According…

4-H students prepare Christmas decor

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Local 4-H students are getting ready for the holiday season. On their day off, students painted decorations for their doors, getting out the green and red paint and…

Local businesses see Thanksgiving business boost

NORTH JACKSON -- With less than two days to prepare for a Thanksgiving feast, a number of local businesses are reaping the benefits. There were full parking lots at supermarkets and a steady…

Man charged in connection with weekend shooting

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police have made an arrest in connection with the Sunday double shooting at the GoldLine gas station. Police have not charged anyone with the shooting. Brandon Cole-Pugh has…

JMCS board holds retreat to discuss 'Vision 2020' plan

JACKSON, Tenn.-For almost 6 hours Monday, the Jackson-Madison County School Board talked details about restructuring the district. When the board retreat started at 3 p.m., parents and community members packed the Ayers…

TWRA calls first weekend of deer season a success

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Deer rifle season opened over the weekend, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said they've been keeping a close eye on hunters and their harvest. Over the weekend, officials…

Deputies warn of Carroll Bank texting scam

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The sheriff's department is warning people to beware of a texting scam involving Carroll Bank and Trust. The scammers sent mass text messages to individuals all over West Tennessee.…

Task force sweep nets 64 arrests

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Officers make 64 arrests this weekend in West Tennessee as more than a dozen departments work to get criminals behind bars. The violent crime and gang task force worked…

Inmates vandalize Madison Co. jail in weekend disturbance

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A disturbance at the jail Saturday night resulted in a fire, vandalized cells, broken windows and other property damage, according to the sheriff's office. The incident occurred around 8…

JSCC breaks ground on Health Sciences Building

JACKSON, Tenn. -- School leaders and local officials gathered Friday at Jackson State Community College to commemorate breaking ground on a new building project. The Health Sciences Building will be the…

Man faces drug charge after Martin apartment search

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Officers in Martin executed search warrants at a home Friday morning, seizing drugs and making an arrest. Police arrested Jeffery Davis, 51, on a count of drug possession with intent to sell. Investigators say field tests on…

Work-from-home scam yields fake paychecks, police say

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Police are warning the public of a work-from-home scam that leaves workers stuck with fake paychecks. Investigators with the Jackson Police Department say several residents have been victims of the…

Man charged in Big Sandy shooting death

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Deputies have filed charges against the suspect in a deadly Monday shooting in Big Sandy. The sheriff told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News that George Burns III was arrested…

Officers locate missing teen, return her to mother

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. -- Police say they have located a missing juvenile and returned her to her mother. Deputies in Hardeman County got a tip Thursday night that led them to 14-year-old Kourtney…

Pizza man robbed at gunpoint on Lane College campus

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson police say a pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night. Police say around 8 p.m., the pizza man was approached by two black men outside Alumni Hall at Lane College. Authorities say one of…

Tournament of Trees lights up Henderson

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- Several trees are decorated and ready to take top honors in the first Tournament of Trees, sponsored by the Carl Perkins Center of Chester County. Between now and…

Jackson police ask public to help find robbery suspect

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Officers are searching for a man they say robbed a local Walgreens on Wednesday. Police responded to the Walgreens at 1332 North Highland Avenue where the pharmacy had been robbed,…