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OVC Honor For Van Zyl

After guiding The University of Tennessee at Martin to a victory in the team‘s Ohio Valley Conference opener at Eastern Kentucky last Saturday, sophomore Johanie Van Zyl was named the league‘s adidas Female Tennis Athlete of the Week this afternoon.…

Union Falls in Final; Azusa Pacific Wins Title

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) won its first-ever NAIA Division I Women‘s Basketball National Championship by defeating two-time defending national champion Union (Tenn.), 65-59, Tuesday in Oman Arena. The Cougars, who close out their season with a record of 33-5, rallied from…

Man Arrested in Humboldt After Jackson Chase

A high speed chase that began Tuesday afternoon in Jackson, ended in Humboldt, with a flipped SUV and a wanted man back behind bars. Officers said Kevin Love. 30, of Jackson was behind the wheel of his wrecked SUV. H…

Forever Fan says Goodbye to NAIA Tournament

This video is no longer available. It was a bitter-sweet night for many as the NAIA Tournament ends a 22 year run in the Hub city. However, for the fans who have been there since the beginning, saying farewell to…

Woman Accused of Stealing from Elderly Man

A Madison County woman has been arrested and charged with barging into an elderly man's home and stealing money from him twice since late February. Jackson Police arrested 45-year-old Annette Renee Parker early this morning, on two counts of aggravated…

Meth Enforcement Training

With big changes coming to the funding of meth lab enforcement and clean-up, nationwide, training could never be more important for local law enforcement. Officers who specialize in cracking down on meth crimes were in West Tennessee to receive required…

JSCC Expands to Crockett County

Getting a college education is getting a lot closer for more West Tennesseans, literally. Jackson State Community College announced a partnership with the Crocket County Higher Learning Center in Bells, that will allow students to take college classes through Jackson…

McKellar-Sipes Finds New Revenue Streams

Tennessee Skies is staying at McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport, which for airport leaders is good news. It is also encouraging the airport authority to continue its efforts to bring in more money and business. Leaders also said their hope is to…

Jackson Neighborhood Sweeps Gearing Up

With spring here and with most residents cleaning up their years and homes, Jackson's Neighborhood Services are gearing up to help those who are struggling to meet city codes. Neighborhood services will soon be sweeping through neighborhoods looking for neglected…

Escapees Return to Louisiana; Appear in Court

The two Louisiana prison escapees and murder suspects who spent 11 days on the run through four states are back in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Both Ricky Wedgeworth and Darian Pierce, who spent several days in the Jackson area returned to…

Police Search For Grave Vandals

This video is no longer available. Vandalism at Union City's oldest cemetery has officials saying the amount of damage could affect your pocketbook. According to police, 52 tombstones have been either thrown off their bases, stacked one on top of…

FHU Falls in Fab Four; Azusa Advances to Final

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) will return to the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship following a 58-46 win over Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) Monday in Oman Arena. The Cougars improve their record to 32-5 and will play Union (Tenn.) in a rematch…

Union Defeats Shawnee State; will Play in Final

Union (Tenn.) defeated Shawnee State (Ohio) 58-40 in the semifinals of the 2011 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball National Championship Monday in Oman Arena. The two-time defending national champs push their record to 35-1 and will take on Azusa Pacific…

Family Responds to Bolivar Arrest

This video is no longer available. "I do not think it is fair to do anybody's child the way they did mine," said Lillie Horton. She said her son, George Bonner, 22, of Bolivar has had a long history of…

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