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Kentucky Teen Kills Parents Over Grounding

The state medical examiner's office says a south-central Kentucky couple whose bodies were found in their home were shot to death. Family members say the 15-year-old charged with killing them had been told he wasn't allowed to see his 12-year-old…

OVC Honor For Van Zyl

After guiding The University of Tennessee at Martin to a victory in the team‘s Ohio Valley Conference opener at Eastern Kentucky last Saturday, sophomore Johanie Van Zyl was named the league‘s adidas Female Tennis Athlete of the Week this afternoon.…

Lewis Honored By Lawmakers

Members of the Tennessee General Assembly took time to honor civil rights icon John Lewis. The program Wednesday in the Legislative Plaza across the street from the Capitol follows a resolution honoring Lewis that was unanimously approved by the state House of Representatives last month. Lewis, a Georgia congressman among 15 people who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom last month, spoke at the 1963 March on Washington before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech. Lewis organized Tennessee's first lunch counter sit-in at age 19 in Nashville. During the program, he credited his experience in Nashville for "making me the person I am today."

Desoto County Homes Clear Flood Plain

Olive Branch city officials will be sending letters to some homeowners informing them they will not have to buy flood insurance after all. The Commercial Appeal reports officials expect 223 homes to be withdrawn from flood zone designations. City engineer…

Kentucky Searches For Kids of Slain Couple

Police are searching for two children who might be in danger after a south-central Kentucky couple was found slain in their home. Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Gregory says an Amber Alert was out for 15-year-old Christopher Endicott and 12-year-old…

Theme Park Possible in Middle Tennessee

Aldermen in Spring Hill, Tenn., have agreed for now to annex 200 acres that would be part of a planned $750 million theme park. But some board members said they need more information about the project before a final vote…

Tennessee Unveils Whiskey Trail

The newest of Tennessee self-guided driving tours includes stops in 11 counties featuring some of the state's most well-known products, including the Jack Daniel's distillery and the Tennessee walking horse. Tourism officials unveiled the signs and logo for the Jack…

Union Falls in Final; Azusa Pacific Wins Title

Azusa Pacific (Calif.) won its first-ever NAIA Division I Women‘s Basketball National Championship by defeating two-time defending national champion Union (Tenn.), 65-59, Tuesday in Oman Arena. The Cougars, who close out their season with a record of 33-5, rallied from…

Forever Fan says Goodbye to NAIA Tournament

This video is no longer available. It was a bitter-sweet night for many as the NAIA Tournament ends a 22 year run in the Hub city. However, for the fans who have been there since the beginning, saying farewell to…

Woman Accused of Stealing from Elderly Man

A Madison County woman has been arrested and charged with barging into an elderly man's home and stealing money from him twice since late February. Jackson Police arrested 45-year-old Annette Renee Parker early this morning, on two counts of aggravated…

Meth Enforcement Training

With big changes coming to the funding of meth lab enforcement and clean-up, nationwide, training could never be more important for local law enforcement. Officers who specialize in cracking down on meth crimes were in West Tennessee to receive required…

JSCC Expands to Crockett County

Getting a college education is getting a lot closer for more West Tennesseans, literally. Jackson State Community College announced a partnership with the Crocket County Higher Learning Center in Bells, that will allow students to take college classes through Jackson…

McKellar-Sipes Finds New Revenue Streams

Tennessee Skies is staying at McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport, which for airport leaders is good news. It is also encouraging the airport authority to continue its efforts to bring in more money and business. Leaders also said their hope is to…

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