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Encyclopedia Available Online In Tennessee

The Tennessee Electronic Library is now offering material from World Book encyclopedia. Tennesseans can access all the reference products available from World Book, including a Spanish language edition, through the TEL website. According to a news release from the Tennessee…

Woman Attacks Judge In Courtroom

A routine court hearing turned aggressive in southern Kentucky when a woman attacked the judge. It happened Wednesday in Wayne County Family Court in Monticello. Courtroom surveillance video shown on WYMT-TV in Hazard shows Melissa Harvick charging the judge's desk…

Foster Kids Get Laptops

This video is no longer available. Thursday, leaders with the Department of Children Services held their "Celebration of Excellence." During the event more than a dozen laptop computers were donated to young adults served by DCS. Fifteen teens in foster…

Teen Returns Home After being Run Over

This video is no longer available. A Crockett County High School student hit by a car allegedly driven by a Dyersburg teen is back home after months of surgeries and rehabilitation. "You never knew from one visit to another what…

Henry Co. Authorities Find Pot Plants

This video is no longer available. Henry County deputies are taking to the sky to fight marijuana in the area. So far what they have found is astonishing. Deputies and officers from the Governor's Marijuana Eradication Task Force reported finding…

Ag Center Holds Summer Celebration

This video is no longer available. Hundreds of hundreds of garden and lawn enthusiasts spent Thursday on the grounds of the West Tennessee Ag Research and Education Center in west Jackson. They are taking part in the annual "Summer Celebration…

Man Creates "Tornado Detector"

This video is no longer available. It's said necessity is the mother of invention. For one West Tennessee man, the need to better locate tornadoes inspired him to spend years working on a tornado detection device. The sound of tornado…

Crockett County Man Dies from Heat

This video is no longer available. The summer heat is to blame for the death of an elderly Crockett County man on Tuesday evening. Sheriff Troy Klyce says Jim Davis, 85, and Hint Talley, 70, were riding on their property…

Expanded Gaming Coming To West KY Racetrack

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved the first expanded gambling games at a state horse track. Kentucky Downs in western Kentucky wants to implement the game in which gamblers bet on old horse races - without names of the…

Former TN Priest Found Guilty Of Rape

A former Roman Catholic priest has been found guilty of raping an altar boy more than three decades ago. A jury in Blountville returned its verdict Thursday after about seven hours of deliberation, convicting William Casey of two counts of…

Michigan Man Drowns In Kentucky Lake

A Michigan man has drowned in Kentucky Lake after winds from an approaching storm blew his rental houseboat away from him. Lester E. Randall of Attica, Mich., had anchored the boat in Sledd Creek and went swimming Tuesday night. Authorities…

Owensboro Records Record Bust

Police in western Kentucky say three people were charged after authorities seized 3 lbs. of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of up to $130,000 in Owensboro, the largest amount of meth found in the city's history. Owensboro police charged…

Oxford Cracking Down On Ugly Yards

Oxford officials are looking for a way to weed out some of the town's seediest properties. The city is updating an ordinance that will require property owners to maintain their property in such a way that, even if it doesn't…

Abandoned MInes Shuttered in KY

Thirty-seven abandoned coal mines have been closed at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area straddling the Tennessee-Kentucky border. Using federal stimulus funds, the mines were barred with steel gates, wire netting and closed using other methods. According…

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