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Local families compete in rock-paper-scissors tournament - WBBJ TV
Saturday the Jackson-Madison County Library hosted a tournament for families to compete. The rock, paper, scissors tournament kicked off in downtown Jackson. Families and friends competed hand-to-hand to see who would bring home the RPS trophy.
State: Germantown psychiatrist whipped patients, called them mules
The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners found Dr. Valerie Augustus guilty of violating the Tennessee Medical Practice Act and suspended her license for 30 to 60 days.The board also required her to attend training and fined her $10,000 — or $1,000 for each patient hit with a whip or crop — according
Food truck festival benefits local good cause - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn — People of all ages came together at West Jackson Baptist church united by one thing, the love of food.
Jackson police seek to ID person of interest in cell phone theft - WBBJ TV
Police say the person of interest is a stocky black male, who was wearing a black hat, sunglasses, a white tank top with black trim and black jeans.
Community members celebrate dads at Father's Day Concert - WBBJ TV
HENDERSON, Tenn. — Community members braved the heat for the Father’s Day Festival in Henderson Saturday, even though some dad’s chose otherwise.
2 Teens Arrested In Hendersonville Vehicle Burglaries
Officers determined two vehicles had been burglarized at the scene. It was also determined that the vehicle the teen fled in was stolen from Nashville. That vehicle was later found in the 2900 block of Branch Court in Nashville. The teen who fled was also arrested at a home in that area, and a secon
Toyota Bodine announces $100,000 for Jackson-Madison County Schools
The program is part of a national effort by Toyota USA Foundation, together withProject Lead The Way, to inspire and prepare students for next-generation jobs. Grants totaling $100,000 were awarded to create access to PLTW’s hands-on learning experiences and tackling current challenges, such as desi
Thousands flock to Ballpark of Jackson for Jake Owen concert - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — It was hot out there, but that didn’t stop thousands of guests from enjoying a country music concert under the sky.
Job fair: More than 100 positions available
The Goodwill Career Solutions center, at 1320 S. Highland Ave., in Jackson, will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, for six employers seeking to fill more than 100 positions in Madison, Gibson and Henderson counties.
Madison County attorney receives public censure - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — A Madison County attorney has received a public censure by the Board of Professional Responsibility.According to a news release, attorney Bede Anyanwu was censured after a complaint was filed against him during a 2017 divorce proceeding. The release says Anyanwu acknowledged that he
Police identify woman found dead in Lincoln Courts apartment - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police have identified a woman found dead inside a Lincoln Courts apartment this weekend.Police identified the woman as Brenda Gray, who was in her 50s.Investigators say there was originally thought to be a gas leak at the apartments, but no leak was found.Gray was found dea
Pet of the Week - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn.— Penny is a 5 year old chihuahua/terrier mix.She is crate and house trained.She is a little lady at 11 lbs and loves cats!She does well on the leash and likes walks outside!If you are looking for a super sweet cuddler Penny could be your girl!For more information visitSaving the Anima
Man indicted after missing girl found at Jackson motel - WBBJ TV
JACKSON, Tenn. — A man accused of bringing a missing Nashville girl to Jackson has been indicted on charges of rape of a child, filing a false report, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
31 Individuals Indicted As A Result Of A Community Impact Operation In Ripley
RIPLEY, Tenn (localmemphis.com) -A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Drug Investigation Division along with the Ripley Police Department, 25thJudicial District Drug Task Force, and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives resulted in the indict
Tupelo Man Found Dead In Louisiana
According to WBRZ-TV out of Baton Rouge, authorities say it appears Ted Bourne of Tupelo and contractor Beaux Bailey exchanged gunfire, killing each other. They were found dead at Bailey's home Sunday morning.
Jackson woman visits 'Good Morning America' - WBBJ TV
Connie White, of Jackson, was in New York for vacation when she joined the audience on Good Morning America Friday and Monday morning.
Man charged in baseball bat beating indicted - WBBJ TV
Christopher Lee, 23, has been indicted on charges of attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.
Jersey Mike's Subs to open Wednesday in Jackson - WBBJ TV
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced and fresh grilled subs, will open Wednesday in Jackson, according to a news release from the company.
Tennessee man faces meth charge in Tishomingo County
Shawn Strickland, 30, of Adamsville, was arrested on Sunday, June 10 by Tishomingo County deputies.
Prentiss County deputies make multiple drug arrests
BOONEVILLE - Over a five-day period, traffic stops in Prentiss County have led to four felony drug arrests.On Friday June 1, deputies stopped Dustin Lee Hutcheson, 32, of Wheeler, on County Road 2231. He was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, enhanced by the presence of a firearm. He