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Downtown Tavern announces the end of business

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Leaders of a local downtown business announce they are shutting down, at least for now. The Downtown Tavern has been located in downtown Jackson since 2004, but current owner Michelle James…

Rep. Kustoff speaks about recent legislation in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- Congressman David Kustoff was in Humboldt Friday to discuss immigration, health care, and more. West Tennessee residents filled The Coffee Shop in Humboldt to listen to Kustoff update them on the…

Ceremony held for CIT program graduates

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A special ceremony was held for those graduating the Crisis Intervention Team. 16 participants in the CIT program were recognized during a graduation ceremony Friday afternoon at the West Tennessee…

MSYC hosts annual fish fry, plans to expand building

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A local summer camp needs help to make room for all the campers. The Mid-South Youth Camp is gearing up for their final week, and on Sunday they'll have their annual fish fry. "The money this…

Crockett County sees increase in drug raids

ALAMO, Tenn. -- Crockett County has noticed more drug raids occurring in the area. Sheriff Troy Klyce says that, in a way, they have increased. "What we've done is change some personnel around…

Agency provides elderly and community heat safety tips

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With temperatures expected to be high this weekend, a local agency wants to provide the community with some heat safety tips for the summer. "Heat affects the elderly differently than it…

UTM Jackson Center to host LEGO robotics camp

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee at Martin Jackson Center will host a LEGO robotics camp starting Aug. 2.   The camp will be held Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-6 at the center, located at Jackson State Community College.…

1 killed during Sunday car chase in Dyer County

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. -- A woman is dead after a car chase ends in a crash Sunday morning in Dyer County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Haleaka Tidwell was killed in the crash on Highway 104. Tidwell was…

Opening night show of "Mama Mia" sold out

JACKSON, Tenn. --  An opening night show at The Ned in downtown Jackson has been sold out. A hidden secret to this showing of "Mama Mia" presented by the Jackson Theatre Guild. Below the…

Local organizations provide tips for heat safety

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With the heat index expected to rise to the hottest temperature so far this year, local organizations are stressing heat safety. "Before allowing your kids to go outside, just be aware of [the heat index] because that's…

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