Local Extras

Gibson County shelter hosting adoption, donation event

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Gibson County Rabies Control will be open on Saturday, June 19 for adoptions and donations. Donations of food, cleaning supplies, pet supplies and more will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shelter is…

UTM submits proposal for TEST Hub

MARTIN, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee at Martin has submitted a proposal for the Innovation and Product Realization Facility for the 2023 fiscal year, according to a news release. The proposed facility would move forward as the TEST Hub,…

JCM cheerleading tryouts scheduled

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Central-Merry High School is hosting cheerleading clinics and tryouts this week at Oman Arena. Clinics will begin on Wednesday, with tryouts scheduled for Friday morning. Middle school clinics are from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on…

$400,000 grant goes to Middle Fork Bottoms project

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee River Basin Authority has received a $400,000 recreation trails grant that will be used for a trailhead and other facilities at Middle Fork Bottoms, according to a news release. The release says the grant…

Middleton City Park receives grant for renovations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The City of Middleton has received a $100,050 grant for renovations at Middleton City Park from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. According to a news release, the grant is part of $7,584,530 that is being…

Stigall Primary School holds drive-thru graduation, Award's Day

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A Humboldt primary held a special day for its students. Stigall Primary School held a drive-thru graduation for pre-K students, and a drive-thru Award's Day for kindergarten and first grade. This year's theme was "Taco 'Bout…

WBBJ says 'goodbye' to reporter Clint Eiland

Clint Eiland has served the West Tennessee community for more than two years as a journalist for WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News. This week, the WBBJ team is saying "goodbye" as Clint moves on to his next chapter. A Florida…