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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 narcotics violations at North Church St. and Hwy 45 N. An officer took a report of vandalism on Crook Ave. An officer took a report of traffic violations on Hwy 45 N.


Tennessee woman, 80, defends home from intruder

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/WBBJ) -- On Monday morning, Tennessee police in Brownsville responded to a reported home break-in, according to CBS affiliate WBBJ. The victim told police she was in bed when she heard a loud noise. She got a weapon and went to check it out.


City of Henderson grants Southern PREP’s request for $50K

Emotions ran high at Thursday night’s meeting of the Henderson Board of Mayor and Aldermen (City Council), held in the Council Chamber of Henderson City Hall. After being turned down for a $50,000 request at the Chester County Commission meeting earlier in the week, many of Southern P.R.E.P.’s board


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

Looking for a good meal? Want to help a local cause? Come and see us March 30 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fred’s parking lot in Henderson. There will be barbeque chicken quarters, hamburgers and hot dogs. You can also make that into a plate. There will be three sides to choose from as well as drinks.


News from the Jacks Creek Community of Chester County

“Birth is an opportunity, Life is a blessing and Death is a Celebration”. Sympathy is expressed to the families of Mary Ann Warren Pickett (12-9-52 to 3-11-19); Conan Ross Hall (6-5-35 to 3-12-19) from Class of 1954; Nadine Ayers (8-31-48 to 3-12-19) from Lexington and sister of Joe Harold Ayers fro


News from the Silerton Community of Chester County

Prayers are asked for Keith Raines. Keith is undergoing another regimen for a serious illness. Condolences go out to the family of Conan Hall. He was the son of the late Luther and Mae Zelle Ross Hall. Conan was the grandson of Bunyon Ross. Conan was a well-known farmer in the Silerton area. He was


Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee

A few new laws were added to the books last year, but have yet to receive much attention... even though they were added in year 2018! Therefore, WGNS thought it would be good to update you on a few of the law changes in Tennessee:


Tennessee felon voting rights restoration bill advances

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee push to make it easier for some felons to get their voting rights restored has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Should voting rights be restored to felons in TN? Vote in the poll below (may take a few seconds to load):


Victim’s wife, second suspect charged in death of Tennessee man

SAVANNAH, TN. – In a joint effort, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Savannah Police Department and the 24th District Attorney General’s Office have charged an Iuka, Mississippi, man and a Savannah woman in the death of her husband.


Monument dedicated in honor of lives lost in 1952 tornado

HENDERSON, Tenn. — Members of the Chester County community come together to honor the more than 20 lives lost in a tornado. Families came together to remember those who lost loved ones in a deadly tornado in 1952.


Blountville woman charged after child found severely malnourished

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT/WJHL) -- The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office said a 29-year-old Blountville woman was charged after her eight-year-old son was admitted to the hospital weighing 27 pounds.


News from the Henderson Community of Chester County

Hello to my family and friends. It is a blessing to be with you one more day. Please forgive me; I am not as young as I used to be! With everything going on, I missed the deadline for getting the article in to the paper last week. However, I am back this week.


Homicide in Savannah leaves family of victim stunned

SAVANNAH, Tenn. — Savannah police, the 24th Judicial Task Force and the TBI are investigating the death of a man on Young Lane in Savannah Wednesday morning. He has been identified as 50-year-old Jeffery Steven White.


TWRA: Deer killed in Chester Co. negative for chronic wasting disease

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. — A deer found last month in a Chester County man’s yard has tested negative for chronic wasting disease. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirmed the test results Wednesday.


TBI: Wife successfully conspired with man to kill her husband

Arrest warrants filed in Hardin County General Sessions Court show Christopher Mailhot and Elaina White are charged in Wednesday’s early morning murder of Jeffrey White in Savannah.


Former Jackson Christian faculty member accused of inappropriate communication with student

JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson Christian has confirmed one of their former faculty members is under internal investigation after allegations of inappropriate communication with a student.


‘All clear’ given at Millington base after explosives found; no foul play suspected

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — The Naval Support Activity Base in Millington was ordered to shelter in place Thursday morning after “unaccounted for explosives” were found during a routine inventory, the base said on social media.


TBI, Savannah police investigating after man found dead

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — State authorities are investigating following the death of a man in Savannah this week. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed they are working with the Savannah Police Department after Jeffery Steven White was found dead in the 100 block of Young Lane on Wednesday.


MPD Lieutenant Killed In Crash

MEMPHIS, TN - A Memphis Police Department lieutenant was killed in a car crash early Thursday morning. The wreck involving another car happened on Austin Peay Highway near Yale Road in Raleigh around 12:30 A.M. Tow trucks removed both cars involved around 4:00 A.M.


Mugshots : Madison County : 03/20/19 – 03/21/19

The people in this gallery were booked into the Madison County Jail between 7 a.m. on 03/20/19 and 7 a.m. on 03/21/19. Their inclusion only indicates they were booked into the jail and does not indicate guilt.