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Jackson-Madison County School System holds committee meetings

JACKSON, Tenn.--Tuesday afternoon, the Special Questions Committee met to discuss voting methods for an upcoming decision. Jackson-Madison County Education Association President Janis Carroll said this decision making comes from the Collaborative Conferencing…

Women gather for 10th annual "Women of Hope" Gala

  JACKSON, Tenn.--Women and families gathered at Northside United Methodist Church for the 10th annual "Women of Hope" Gala. Organizers say the mission is to break the cycle of addiction and to…

Local elementary school hosts "Pink Out" event

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn.--Tuesday night, students and staff kicked off the very first "Pink Out" event at Westover Elementary School in Henderson County. They hosted a friendly basketball game against Beaver Elementary School to…

Residents adjust to record-breaking cold

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It may still be Fall, but after the recent wintry conditions it has many thinking winter has already started. "I think it's wonderful that the sun is shining on my face.…

TBI, local police investigating death in McKenzie

MCKENZIE, Tenn. -- Last week, McKenzie police responded to an early morning disturbance on Elm Street, near downtown McKenzie. When they arrived, they found 42-year old Reginald Cozart unresponsive. "EMS arrived within minutes and confirmed that the victim was deceased,"…

6 displaced after morning house fire

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Fire Department spent at least five hours battling a house fire early Tuesday morning. Jackson Fire Department officials say they got the call, around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday,…

300-year-old tree falls in Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- You may recognize the Senter-Rooks House in Humboldt. It hosts dozens of weddings every year, and boasts dozens of trees including a towering white oak. “The tree was the…

School district wants to help others bundle up

TRENTON, Tenn.-- Colder temperatures mean bundling up, but not everyone has that option. "We've been sitting in 20 degree weather the past two football games," Trenton Elementary School guidance counselor Natalie Timbs said. Colder temperatures in the area sparked an…

Doris Black, attorney file restraining order in recall election

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Doris Black has filed for a temporary restraining order through Nashville attorney Allison Manning-Carroll due to a pending election to recall Black from the Jackson-Madison County School Board. Documents filed in Madison County Chancery Court Tuesday say…

Local town holds first ever Veterans Day reception

HUNTINGDON, Tenn.--In honor of those who fought for our country, a local community is bringing people together to celebrate Veterans. Monday afternoon, The Baptist Home Care and Hospice, Harmony Hills, Huntingdon Health and Rehab,…

Students at local school honor veterans with special program

LEXINGTON, Tenn.--Veterans were also recognized Monday in Henderson County. Students at Caywood Elementary School in Lexington honored veterans with a special Veterans Day program. The program included the students singing a handful of songs. One student read an essay she…

West TN School Closings for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

School Closings for Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -Alamo City School District (closed Tuesday) -Bells City Schools (closed Tuesday) - Carroll Academy (closed Tuesday) -Crockett County Schools (closed Tuesday) -Jackson-Madison County Schools (closed Tuesday) (Central Office staff report at 10 a.m.)…

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