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Your Right to Know: Reports from Henderson Police Dept., Chester County Sheriff's Dept., and other agencies

An officer took a report of statutory rape on East Main St. An officer responded to an incident on East Main St. An officer responded to an incident on Newsome Ave. An officer took a report of counterfeiting/forgery on East Main St.


Chester County Historical Society met January 7 at the Senior Center

The Chester County Historical Society met at the Senior Center on Jan. 7 for its annual Show and Tell program. Among the participants was Al Price who brought a “smasher” that created much discussion about its possible use—everything from crushing corn or tomatoes to driving wooden pegs. It has come


What's Happening in Henderson, Chester County and surrounding areas

The Chester County Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Chester County Head Start will hold pre-registration for 3- and 4-year olds (must be by Aug. 15) from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Jan. 22-24 at 1495 White Ave. The program is designed for pre-school childr


Familiar name added to Freed-Hardeman University’s volleyball roster

The Freed-Hardeman University volleyball team added Chester County senior and daughter of FHU Coach Todd Humphry, Allie Humphry, to its 2019 recruiting class. After playing for her mother, Susan, for four years at Chester County High School, Allie Humphry is excited to play for her dad, just like he


Amateur radio repeater back up in Henderson but at new location

Amateur radio operators (Hams) once again have a two-meter repeater operational in Henderson. According to Joe Loucka, AG4QC, Freed-Hardeman University has donated the old W4FHU repeater to the Chester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The repeater has been moved from the FHU transmitter sit


University of Tennessee Extension questions and answers: Chester County 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology teams compete

The Western Region 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology contest took place in Crockett County on Saturday, Jan. 12. Chester County 4-H was well represented by 11 students: one from Chester County Middle School and 10 from Chester County Junior High.


70-year-old Tennessee woman charged with illegally voting

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has resulted in a 70-year-old woman being charged with voter fraud. According to the TBI, the Piney Flats woman is a convicted felon who cast a ballot during the November general election.


THP on scene of crash near Pinson

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirms they are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 45 near Pinson. There are injuries in the crash, but there is not yet word on the extent of the injuries, according to the THP.


Police investigate double homicide in west Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn.–Jackson police confirm they are investigating a double homicide that happened in west Jackson, Wednesday night. Police responded to the scene of Rainbow Cove and Greenfield Drive off of Old Hickory Boulevard around 10: 30 p.m.


STAR Center meets with students and community leaders in Chester County

STAR Center President Dave Bratcher, along with RN Kelly Hatch, met Monday with senior nursing students at Chester County High School. Students, as well as Director of Schools Troy Kilzer II and nursing instructor Ginger McPherson, learned of the opportunities that could await them if they chose to


News from the Enville Community of Chester County

Hello from Enville! I hope everyone had a great week. They are ticking off pretty quickly. It is already the middle of January, and I can hardly believe it. We will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 21. It is observed on the third Monday of each January, which is around Dr. Kin


League-leading Chester County Eaglettes top North and Lexington

Chester County is tied with South Side at the top of the District 14-AA girls’ high school basketball standings. After victories last week over North Side and Lexington, the Eaglettes are 6-1 in the district, the same record as South Side, with CCHS holding the tie-breaker head-to-head victory.


Middle Tennessee burglary suspect captured after jumping into river

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.--Clarksville Police say a man wanted for several warrants attempted to escape from officers on Friday by jumping into a river. Police responding to a shots fired call in the area of Providence Blvd. attempted to stop a vehicle seen leaving the area when subject Damien Gray exited


Bolivar’s new police chief talks about plans for the city

BOLIVAR, Tenn. — Michael Jones got his start in law enforcement in college at Middle Tennessee State University. “We were out one night, and a kid took off running. I ran and chased him down, and been hooked ever since,” Jones said.


Mugshots : Madison County : 01/17/19 – 01/18/19

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 01/17/19 and 7 a.m. on 01/18/19. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.


Police: 150 pounds of pot found in bags at Tennessee airport

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Tennessee say two men were caught at the Nashville International Airport with more than 150 pounds of marijuana in their suitcases. News outlets report 40-year-old Trung Tiey, of Philadelphia, and 56-year-old Tihn Tran, of Murphy, Texas, were arrested Tuesday on fel


Unclaimed by family, three Tennessee veterans laid to rest by strangers

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Three Memphis-area veterans were laid to rest in a special ceremony Thursday, and those who attended the service were complete strangers. That’s because the three men haven’t had any family come forward to claim them.


This New Restaurant In An Old Tennessee Hotel Is Worth Of A Day Trip

Jackson, Tennessee is best known as a small college town that exudes a quiet, sweet southern charm. It’s where kids grow into adults, where homes are bought by young married couples and church pews are filled with folks from all generations. It’s a down-home place, a calm place, the kind of town you


Wicked winter storm this weekend in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A dynamic storm approaches Middle Tennessee this weekend with strong wind, heavy rain, ice on roads and even a period of snow. The front associated with this complex storm is know as an "arctic cold front." Once the front comes through, temperatures will fall, creating wint


News from the New Friendship & Mifflin Community of Chester County

Hello to all. Saturday was a cloudy, rainy day. Next week, the temperatures are supposed to be moderate, but long-range, and the forecast is calling for possible snow around Jan. 24. Time will tell. I hope you all had a good week.