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Milan residents savor last Food Truck Friday of the year

MILAN, Tenn. -- The last Food Truck Friday for this year in the city of Milan was this week. The event welcomed local food trucks of West Tennessee. Some residents of Milan were happy to have this event but sad…

2 charged in Gibson, Haywood drug, theft investigation

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- Two men are now facing charges following an investigation by the West Tennessee Drug Task Force. According to a news release, investigators with the 28th Judicial District Drug Task…

JPD goes pink for breast cancer awareness

JACKSON, Tenn. --¬†The Jackson Police Department is going pink for breast cancer awareness. The department has unveiled its newest addition to the department's vehicle fleet, a pink-themed patrol car designed to stimulate conversation within the community and to encourage public…

Sharon School evacuated due to smoke

SHARON, Tenn. -- A Weakley County school was temporarily evacuated Friday morning due to an air conditioning unit malfunction. According to a news release from Weakley County schools, fire officials responded just before 8 a.m. Friday to a call about…

Carroll Co. animal cruelty case goes to grand jury

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- A Carroll County grand jury will now hear a case against two suspects involved in a case of alleged animal cruelty involving more than 150 animals found on an Atwood property in April. In a news…

Ripley man convicted on federal gun charge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Ripley man is convicted on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm after a jury trial in federal court. Jason Nixon, 36, was convicted after a two-day jury trial, according to a news release…

Henry County man indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn.--A Henry County man has been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges. Tony Boyd of Paris was indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of distributing drugs while being a convicted felon. According to the indictment, Boyd is…

First responders train for active shooter situation

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- First responders learned new skills Thursday that could help save a life during an active shooter situation. Madison County sheriff's deputies, Jackson police, firefighters, EMS and dispatchers participated…

Jackson Kiwanis Club honors local first responders

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A local civic group hosted a ceremony Thursday¬†to recognize first responders for their hard work and dedication to our community. The Jackson Kiwanis Club held their annual First Responders…

Firefighters combat high risk of cancer

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- According to a new study, firefighters are nine percent more likely to be diagnosed with cancer and 14 percent more likely to die from cancer. Gibson County Fire…

TNReady test scores improve despite last year's testing issues

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Since the last school year, teachers and staff in Jackson-Madison County have been looking closer at TNReady testing after students were unable to access the tests online due to technical issues. "Glitches here and there, so the…

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