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Martin police announce retirement of investigator

MARTIN, Tenn. -- The Martin Police Department is celebrating the retirement of Investigator Mark Rushing. The department says Rushing served for nearly 19 years, and had began his career in 2002 as a patrol officer. He was eventually made an…

Freed-Hardeman announces finalists for Mr., Miss FHU titles

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Freed-Hardeman University announced the finalists for the Mr. and Miss FHU title. Mr. and Miss FHU Finalists (Back Row to Front Row) Connor Creasy and Hannah Young; Sam McGreevy and Emaleigh Board; Dillan…

Local child care center receives national recognition

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A local child care center has earned national recognition. Southwest TN Child Care Resource and Referral, Therapy and Learning Center was named a Certified Nature Explore Classroom from the Nature Explore program, according to a news release.…

5 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know: Union University

Sitting just off the Highway 45 Bypass is Union University. Whether you are a student, staff, or just driving by, there are a few things you may not have known about one of Jackson's many universities. This is 5 Things…

Jackson police receive cookies from local Girl Scouts

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Police Department received a sweet treat on Tuesday. JPD says Kylee Lapointe, with the Girl Scouts, donated cookies to the department. JPD says the cookies "were delicious" and thanked the Girls Scouts for what they…

FHU graduate John Law appointed as university's vice chancellor

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- John Law is joining Freed-Hardeman University as vice chancellor, according to a news release. Law graduated from the university in 1989, and moved on to have a 32-year career with Farm Bureau Insurance, from which he retired…

5 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know: Paris

PARIS, Tenn. -- Paris, Tennessee. You know it bears the name of the French capital, but why? And what about that giant fish that sits at the intersection of Tyson Avenue and Veterans Drive? These are 5 Things You (Probably)…