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Hub city drivers get back on the road

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson drivers are back on the streets after Friday's snow day. Many people in the hub city say that they're happy that the snow is going away. Although many…

Martial arts experts take on 'Mortal Kombat'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Local video gamers had a chance to show off their skills at a local martial arts studio. Gamers of all ages got together Saturday night at the Fudoshinka Dojo for…

Funeral arrangements for 2-year old Noah Chamberlin

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Funeral arrangements have been announced for Noah Chamberlin. Services for the 2-year old will be held Wednesday, January 27 at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. Chamberlin was found Thursday,…

USJ girls top JCS, 54-31

JACKSON, Tenn -- The University School of Jackson girl's basketball team beat Jackson Christian 54-31 Saturday.  

Dragons winning streak snapped at 4

FAIRFIELD, Ala. -- The Lane College man's basketball team had their hot streak cut short of 5 games Saturday with a 88-81 loss at Miles College. Guard Terrance Bridgeman led Lane…

Lane women drop second straight on the road

FAIRFIELD, Ala. -- The Lane Lady Dragons women's basketball team lost their second straight game of a three-game road stretch against Miles College Saturday, 67-57. Lane was led by Tashara Jones'…

Hooked on Science: Snowcream

Snow Ice Cream INGREDIENTS 4 Cups of Snow ½ Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk ½ Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract 1 Thermometer 1 Hefty Slider Gallon Storage Bag INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1:  Place the snow into the Hefty Slider Gallon Storage Bag.…

Northwest TN Counties cope with weather

TRENTON, Tenn -- Residents in Gibson County worked to clear pathways Friday afternoon after inches of snow cover the streets. Like Kenton Erven, who was shoveling snow on the sidewalk in…

Snow Plows Keep Jackson Roads Clear

JACKSON, Tenn.-Thanks to clear streets, students spent their Friday playing in the snow. With anticipation of several inches of snow falling in the city, crews with the Jackson Street Department started…

Power companies prepare for winter storm

  JACKSON, Tenn.---Power companies like Jackson Energy Authority, Gibson County Electric, and Southwest Tennessee Electric are fueling up, stocking up, and sharpening their chain saw blades while closely watching to weather…

Lane College hosts annual MLK, Jr. Convocation

JACKSON, Tenn. -- An East Jackson college took time to remember the legacy of one of America's most well-known civil rights advocates. Lane College held their annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapel…

TCA prevails in overtime

JACKSON, Tenn. - TCA's boys basketball team defeated Jackson Christian 67-63 on Tuesday. The Lady Lions defeated JC in the earlier game, 57-47.

Search for Noah goes into day 4

PINSON, Tenn. -- After 72 hours, the search for missing Noah Chamberlin continues in Pinson.  Volunteers are being asked to come back to join the search The space at the old…

Lane Dragons catching fire at the right time

JACKSON, Tenn --  The Lane Dragons men's basketball team are heating up just at the right time. They've now won 3 straight games for the first time all season, but they say the best…

Lane women win second straight after slow start

JACKSON, Tenn -- The Lane College women's basketball team won their second straight game with a 64-43 victory over Lemoyne-Owen, after starting the season with a 13-game losing streak.

Bruins down Rebels in 81-74 win

JACKSON, Tenn -- The University School of Jackson's boys basketball team beat Obion County Saturday night, 81-74.

Englewood opens new campus in Medina

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Englewood Baptist Church opened its north location in Gibson County, Sunday. Monday through Friday, the building is Medina Middle School, but on the weekends, the gym and other parts…

Blood supply reaches second week of critical need

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local blood bank is continuing to issue a critical appeal for blood due to a shortage. Lifeline Blood Services has re-evaluated its need for blood products in the…

Good Morning West Tennessee: Seven on 7

Here are a few events going on around West Tennessee for the weekend of January 8-10, 2016. Friday, January 8 An Evening with Mike Matheny Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson 7:00-10:00 PM…

Powerball jackpot climbs to $450 million

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing climbed to $450 million thanks to strong sales. Customers purchased Powerball tickets Tuesday in Jackson. “I feel like I may be holding…

Milan mayor walks to work

MILAN, Tenn. -- Milan Mayor B.W. Beasley walked to work Monday to kick off the start of his first full week in office. Beasley and his wife walked about three and a half miles…

Churchgoers attend first Sunday service of new year

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Sunday, churches all over Jackson held their first service of 2016. "It's always good to be back in church," said Englewood Baptist Church member Elizabeth Courtner. "Every year you…

Blood supply critically low in West Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lifeline Blood Services says they have issued a critical need for blood. All blood types are needed, but the supply of Type O and Type B blood products are extremely…

New year, new logo for Union athletics

JACKSON, Tenn -- It's new year, new bulldog at Union University, as the school unleashes their athletics logo on Blackstock Court. "Totally different than what it was," sophomore guard, Brennan Bowling said…

Juveniles injured in Hwy 79 Crash

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two Juveniles were injured in a wreck between Haywood and Crockett Counties. According to Troopers on the scene, the two were injured after running off the road and…

Free bloomin' onions for customers and fans

North Jackson, Tenn. -- Outback Steakhouse had a few more patrons packed into their restaurant than the usual weekend crowd. Tennessee Volunteers made Rocky Top proud after beating Northwestern in Tampa Florida…

#14 Union women drop 2016 opener to West Florida, 75-67

JACKSON, Tenn -- The Union University Lady Bulldog dropped their first home game of the season Saturday when the University of West Florida defeated No. 14 Union 75-67. The Lady Bulldogs fell to 11-2 on the…

Bulldogs top West Florida, 77-65 in 2016 opener

JACKSON, Tenn -- The Union University men’s basketball team returned from the Christmas break with a 77-65 win over the University of West Florida. Union improved to 10-3 on the season and 4-3 in…

JPD investigates shooting on Hale Street

JACKSON, Tenn -- Investigators from the Jackson Police Department said they are looking for information in a shooting on Hale Street in East Jackson that happened just before 1:00 Friday afternoon. Authorities…

New laws going into effect January 1, 2016

JACKSON, Tenn.---It is almost 2016, and as with many new years, new laws come into effect. On Friday, the state's seat belt law is changing. Fines for not wearing your…