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JPD Officer Suspended

An officer with the Jackson Police Department has been suspended after an internal investigation found he was not truthful in an report he filed about the arrest of former North Side High School football player Kirby Ross, 18, of Jackson.

Murder Charge Dropped

Officers said they still believe Merriweather is the one who fatally shot Michael Bates, 26, of Jackson, on February 13. However, their investigation has revealed new details that did not support the first degree murder charge.

Former Pastor Arrested Again

A former Lexington pastor charged with statutory rape last month now faces even more charges in another county.

Arrest Made in Jewerly Thefts

Henderson County Deputies have arrested a man suspected of burglarizing several homes in seven different counties.

Economic Impact of NAIA Departure

Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist suggests the City's budget will actually gain about $185,000.00 the next budget year, because expenses that they city allocates for the tournament will not be included.

Area Systems Get Water Grants

Leaders with the state's local development authority approved more than a million dollars in low-interest rate loans for clean water improvement projects in the city of Humboldt and for Henderson County.

Airline to Stay in Jackson

The end to federal subsidies for small airports such as McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport in Jackson will not stop Tennessee Skies from continuing to fly in and out of West Tennessee.

Gibson Co. Teacher Wanted; Facing Sex Charges

Gibson County High School is one staff member short after allegations surfaced that Health and Science Teacher Bethany Dyer, 36, of Rutherford, raped one of her students.

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