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Bolivar gathers in concern for missing James Perry

BOLIVAR - Thursday evening appeared to be a peaceful time in Hardeman County as the evening sun set behind the hills on the western end of town in Bolivar. But about 100 people gathered at West Park during a time of concern for one of their own. The people gathered to pray for James Perry, the 83-ye

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 19:59:21

Two dead, two injured in Crockett County crash

ALAMO, Tenn. - A late-night crash on Highway 412 outside of the McDonald's in Bells, Tenn. has left two dead and two injured. The Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed that 41 year old Janeen Blackburn and 47 year old Jeffrey Blackburn died from the impact. A six year old in the vehicle was critica

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-09-23 14:24:31

Two local authors release books

Two local authors, June Patterson and Al Price, have recently had their latest books released by publishers. June Patterson of Henderson is the author of "Words for the Week," released Sept. 11. It is available in paperback on Amazon.com. How many of us allow our treasured memories of ourselves, our

CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 17:00:00

Elizabeth Thomas: 'It was an experience I'll have to live with the rest of my life.'

Elizabeth Thomas' first interview with anyone in the media came spontaneously and without hesitation Saturday evening in Columbia. I was sitting in a fast-food restaurant when she walked in with two kids she was babysitting. I've been looking for Thomas out of the corner of my eye since she allegedl

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-24 18:30:50

Holly Bobo Trial: Defendant Zach Adams found guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape

More than six years after disappearing from a Darden driveway, a jury will finally hear what prosecutors say happened to Holly Lynn Bobo on April 13, 2011. Maranda Faris, Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee SAVANNAH, Tenn., - More than six years since Holly Bobo disappeared from her home

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-22 21:50:24

Pinson Mounds: Trees come down in restoration

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation recently completed a restoration project to enhance visitor experience and preserve the history of Pinson Mounds. Trees on the mounds had grown substantially in size over the course of decades. Unfortunately, the trees had grown to

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 20:33:59

Zos Kitchen spreads to Hendersonville, adds to city's fresh fare

Hummus is a menu favorite, offered in classic, basil pesto or harissa red pepper flavors. Customers can also enjoy grilled kabobs, soups, salads, sandwiches, rice bowls and roll-ups - burrito's cousin. The location at 217 Indian Lake Blvd, suite 1001 is the sixth in Middle Tennessee. Customers at

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-22 20:00:44

10 things to know about this year's flu season

The flu has already reared its ugly head in Jackson. It is time to get your family flu shots before your house is full of fever, aching bodies, and runny noses. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu il

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-24 18:00:08

Historic First Baptist Church hosts 4th annual Community Wide Fun Day

JACKSON, Tenn. - West Tennesseans gathered outside historic First Baptist church in east Jackson this afternoon for music, games, and a health screening. This was the fourth annual Community Wide Fun Day hosted by the church. The event showcased local retail vendors and offered free food, entertainm

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-09-24 05:47:09

Bumpus Harley Davidson hosts event benefiting first responders and veterans

JACKSON, Tenn. - Bikers gathered at Bumpus Harley Davidson in Jackson today for an event that helps local veterans. 9/11 FDNY firefighter Tim Duffy hosted the dealership's anniversary Hog Roast Party. The event was held to raise money for his organization that helps first responders and veterans wit

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-09-24 01:11:45

JPD arrest man for alleged possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

JACKSON, Tenn. - Officers with the Jackson Police Department have arrested a man for alleged possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to a report sent to our newsroom this morning by JPD, officers initiated a traffic stop for an alleged light law violation. Upon stopping the vehicle,

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-09-23 19:47:01

Sheriff Mehr blames gang activity for Liberty Tech fight

JACKSON, Tenn. - According to Madison County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tom Mapes, one juvenile was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest following what officials are calling a gang fight at Liberty Technology Magnet High School. The incident occurred shortly after noon o

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:58

Holly Bobo trial: Given without parole plus 50 years for Adams

Jackson Sun reporter Maranda Faris recaps the verdict reached late Friday afternoon, convicting Zach Adams in the murder of Holly Bobo. MARANDA FARIS/The Jackson Sun SAVANNAH, Tenn. - The state has agreed to sentence Zach Adams to life without parole plus 50 years in the death, rape and abduction o

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2017-09-22 23:43:25

Master Distiller to help Heaven's Cradle

Party Mart will host the inaugural Master Distiller Series featuring Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller of Jack Daniels, at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Jackson Country Club. Tickets cost $100 and include a meal, entertainment, silent auction, and a whiskey tasting guided by Arnett. For an additional $20 partici

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 21:32:09

Fall break camps keep student brains active

LIFESTYLES EDITOR Kali Bradford Students in Tullahoma City Schools will take a reprieve from their studies during the system's fall break - set for Oct. 2-13. During the break, several local organizations will hold camps to help keep the minds of students fresh and working. The Tullahoma Art Center

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:39:00

Watch: Titans' Adoree' Jackson punt return TD wiped out by penalty vs Seahawks

Titans cornerback Adoree' Jackson had a long punt return to help set up a touchdown against the Jaguars. Jason Wolf/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Titans cornerback Adoree' Jackson had a long punt return to help set up a touchdown against the Jaguars. Jason Wolf/USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-24 21:48:27

How did the Jackson area's Dirty Dozen fare during Week 6?

8. Milan (3-3) - Lost to Huntingdon 36-14. 9. TCA (4-1) - The Lions had a bye week. 10. Riverside (4-1) - Beat Camden 30-8. 11. South Side (3-3) - Lost to Bolivar 42-7. 12. Hardin County (3-3) - Lost to Lawrence County 29-28 in overtime. Reach Michael Odom at michodom@jacksonsun.com or 731-425-9754.

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-23 05:10:28

Jackson Arts Council: 31 Days of Art

Every day in the month of October will offer a unique art experience to our Jackson-Madison County community - sometimes two or more. The Jackson Arts Council will coordinate and maintain the 31 Days of Art calendar, which can be accessed on our website: www.jacksonartscouncil.tn.org. The council i

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 21:23:36

Support for psoriasis in Jackson

If you suffer with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, you can find support in Jackson. Dr. Patrick Teer, board certified dermatologist, will be speaking about "What's New in Psoriasis Treatment" at a free education seminar and support group meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at The Dermatology Clinic of Jack

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 21:01:29

Some roofs damaged, power lines, trees down after severe storm Saturday

A broken line of severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the Pine Belt Saturday night, causing sporadic damage. There were reports of trees and power lines down and roof damage in portions of Lamar and Covington counties. In Seminary, a 70-foot tall pine tree crashed down on the front lawn o

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-24 01:58:15