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Dyersburg police issue alerts in two separate missing persons cases

DYERSBURG, Tenn. — Dyersburg police have issued separate alerts as they continue to search for two missing people in the area. According to authorities, Jimmy Bingham was reported missing on June 24. His relatives told police he regularly contacts his mother, so when they didn’t hear from him after


Donald Trump Wants to Cut Taxpayer-Funded Program That Gave Money to Tennessee Nissan Electric Car Plant

U.S. Republican President Donald Trump has reportedly proposed a budget that would eliminate a loan program deemed wasteful. Some of the money from that program has gone to the Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tenn. according to The Detroit News.


Police: Loaded AK-47, handgun found during robbery investigation

DYERSBURG, TN (KFVS) - Police responding to a robbery call at a motel in Dyersburg, Tennessee, ends with five arrests and the seizure of firearms. Dyersburg Police were called to the Motel 6 on Lake Rd. to the report of a robbery of an individual in a room on Sunday, March 17, around 5:17 p.m.


Gov. Lee Announces $14.8 M In Broadband Accessibility Grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $14.8 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand broadband service to more than 8,300 households and businesses in 17 counties across Tennessee.


Tennessee now has an official state dog

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The the bluetick coonhound has been designated as the official state dog of Tennessee. The bill was signed into law this week by Governor Bill Lee.


Dyer Co. citizens makes donations to help retired officer

DYERSBURG, Tenn. – A retired local law enforcement officer is getting some help from friends, family and co-workers. A fundraiser was held Friday for retired deputy Heath Walker who suffers from cardiovascular disease. Walker is a veteran officer from Dyer County and the Gibson County Sheriff’s Offi


The F Word: Fentanyl emerging as a scourge across Tennessee

MIDDLE TENNESSEE (WKRN) - Danny Schaeffer is in the business of dealing with bad things. Fentanyl is one of them. Schaeffer is the EMS director in Cheatham County, which is feeling the impact of the synthetic opioid. “We've had three confirmed deaths this year off of fentanyl,” he told News 2 recent


Tennessee Riverkeeper removes one ton of garbage from Decatur tributary

DECATUR, Ala. – On Saturday, more than two dozen volunteers gathered in Decatur, removing over 2,900 pounds of litter from Brush Creek, a tributary of the Tennessee River. The 2,900 pounds included about 23 bags of recyclables and 63 bags of trash, along with tires and other large and heavy items.


KY 18-year-old held in TN, charged with taking TV, Xbox

MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - An 18-year-old from Cunningham, Ky. is in custody in connection to a burglary in Graves County, Ky. It happened on Alben Barkley Road near Melber. Clayton Williams, Jr. was arrested in Union City, Tennessee and held in Obion County. After extradition, he will be charged with bu


Arrest made in Melber burglary investigation

A Cunningham man was arrested Thursday night after the investigation of a burglary in Melber. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Department, detectives went to a Melber home on March 16 where the victim said his front door was kicked open and a 55-inch flat screen television was taken, along w


Gibson Electric Membership Corp. Hosts 83rd Annual Members’ Meeting

TRENTON, Tenn. — Gibson Electric Membership Corporation hosted a large crowd of members and friends at its 83rd Annual Members’ Meeting on March 21 at Crockett County High School in Alamo, Tennessee.


Three Found With Stolen Vehicles In Obion County

Troy, Tenn.–Thanks to a caller who noticed a suspicious vehicle, Obion County Sheriff’s Deputies and Troy Police found three suspects with stolen vehicles in their truck. On March 14, deputies of the Obion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on R Calloway Rd., near th


News from the New Friendship & Mifflin Communities of Chester County

Hello everyone! I hope you had a good week. We have fluctuating temperatures, but it seems that the rain is out of the way for a few days. Our tulip tree is in full bloom and is very pretty. Spring is a beautiful time of year. Birds are chirping, trees are greening up and some flowering bushes are s


Free trees available March 23

Trenton residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on Tree Day, Saturday, March 23. Trees will be available at the Trenton Farm Market while supplies last.


Wedding bells ring with spring, businesses give advice for planning ceremonies

BELLS, Tenn. — “This is when we start getting busy,” said Vows Weddings and Events planner, Linn Ash Isbell. Blushing bride Chelsea Brunner is making sure to plan her wedding far in advance.


Hayti near completion on city hall, police station

HAYTI, MO (KFVS) - In 2017, voters took to the polls in Hayti and approved a new tax that would help bring in a new city hall and police station. Heartland News was able to get a sneak peek into the new facility which is near completion.


Spring Sports Keep UC Athletes Busy

A handful of Union City High School track athletes shined in the program’s first official meet of the spring at Calloway County High School Tuesday. The Tornadoes had top finishers in both the field and running events from more than 500 individual participants that included over a dozen teams from T


Crews battle early morning fire at businesses in Hayti Heights, MO

HAYTI HEIGHTS, MO (KFVS) - An early morning fire damaged three business in Hayti Heights, Missouri, Tuesday, March 19. The Hayti and Caruthersville Fire Departments were called to the Old Turnage Wrecker buildings at 1501 W. Washington, just inside the Hayti Heights city limits, around 3:23 a.m.


Police respond to staff, patient altercation at hospital in Hayti, MO

HAYTI, MO (KFVS) - Police in Hayti, Missouri were called to the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 18. Police said a staff member and patient were involved in an altercation.


Edwards Dominant In No-Hitter, Lady Tornadoes Roll

Union City, Tenn.–Union City baseball scored three runs against visiting Bradford Monday. One was enough for Peyton Edwards. The Tornado southpaw struck out 15 while twirling a no-hitter in UC’s 3-0 District 13A victory over the Red Devils at Elam Stadium.