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Madison Academic Decathlon Team Returns

This video is no longer available. Jackson's newest national champions are back home from national competition in Charlotte, North Carolina. This past weekend, the team faced off against 36 other teams from across the country for the Division III title.…

Mayor Gist Reacts to Victory

This video is no longer available. Tuesday's city municipal election had several contested and uncontested races. The big uncontested race was for in the Jackson mayor's race. Incumbent Mayor Jerry Gist was uncontested, still 2,733 cast votes for him, giving…

Governor Assesses Dyersburg Flooding

This video is no longer available. The record flooding has caught the attention of the state's governor, who made a stop in Dyer County, Tuesday afternoon. Governor Bill Haslam surveyed the area, which was in the process of being evacuated.…

City of Jackson Municipal Election Results

  Mayor   Jerry Gist  2,733   City Council District 1   Vicky Foote  212 Maurice Hays  123 Harold B. Shoemaker  45   City Council District 2   Johnny Lee Dodd  304 Mario V. Price  24 Ruthie (Jean) V. Whisnant…

Carrier Sentencing in Clarksville

This video is no longer available. After months of delays, former Humboldt Police Officer Paul Carrier finally faced a judge for sentencing Tuesday. Last year Carrier was convicted of reckless homicide in the 2009 shooting death of Roy Glenn Jr.…

Obion County Struggles with Flooding

This video is no longer available. There is a state of emergency across parts of West Tennessee Tuesday night, as rivers overflow, forcing evacuations throughout Dyer and Obion Counties. The City of Rives is without a sewer system because of…

Tigrett to Re-Open Wednesday

A week after strong winds ripped the roof off of Tigrett Middle School in west Jackson, the school is set to reopen. According to Principal Dexter Williams, Tigrett will reopen Wednesday, May 4. He says students will be on their…

Evacuation Information

Because of the on-going flooding across West Tennessee, there are many evacuations underway in the area. The Obion County Emergency Management Agency is encouraging residents in Rives and the town of Obion to leave now. A shelter is open at…

Merriweather Case Goes Before Grand Jury

This video is no longer available. The Jackson man accused in the city's first homicide of the year has been cleared in the shooting. A Madison County grand jury chose not to indict Jonique Merriweather in the February 13 shooting…

Carroll Co. Man Missing Since Sunday

This video is no longer available. The search is on for a missing Carroll County man. The sheriff's department said Donald Ray McKelvey has not been seen since Saturday. Deputies said items such as his wallet, sell phone and car…

Fatal Wreck in Henderson

This video is no longer available. A crash involving two semis in Chester County takes the life of a Decatur County man and injures another. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the victim, Timmy Thomas, 43, was killed. The crash involving…

City Council Redistriciting

This video is no longer available. The redrawing of city council district lines was one topic of discussion during Tuesday's city council meeting. Council members. on first reading, approved a redistricting plan. During a public comment period of redistricting, Ernest…

State Budgeting for Memphis/Lambuth

This video is no longer available. Efforts to bring a four-year school to Jackson to replace Lambuth University is getting a boost from the new state administration. According to State Senator Lowe Finney of Jackson, the University of Memphis would…

Jackson Municipal Elections

After an early voting period where more than three percent of voters took part, city leaders and election officials were hoping voters were waiting for election day to cast their ballots. But election officials are saying they have not been…

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