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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.

Shoplifting Suspects Face Other Charges

A tip called into investigators that the two men matching Darian "Drake" Pierce and Ricky Wedgeworth's description were shoplifting at the Dollar General store on North Parkway, brought out a swat of officers, Wednesday.

Suspicious Bottle Causes Evacuation

A suspicious bottle outside the K-Mart in west Jackson, Tuesday afternoon, prompted officers to evacuate the parking lot and not allow any customers to leave the store for hours.

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

A convicted sex offender in Tipton County is back behind bars after investigators said he asked and 11-year-old girl to flash him, then beat his 9-year-old daughter when she tried to intervene.



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