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Kentucky milk processing plant to close, eliminating 52 jobs

FULTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky milk processing plant is slated to close next month, resulting in the loss of 52 jobs.

MIDLAND REPORTER-TELEGRAM - 2018-06-16 11:54:12

UPDATE: Suspect in Milan shootings in custody - WBBJ TV

Milan Police Chief Bobby Sellers confirmed Ronyea McClellan, 30, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. Thursday in Jackson by the U.S. Marshals and Jackson Police Department Gang Unit.


Man accused of threatening workers with screwdriver, stabbing mattress at Union City store - WBBJ TV

Stevie Henson, 60, is accused of threatening employees at a furniture store on West Reelfoot Avenue and stabbing a mattress with a screwdriver.


Martina McBride, Husband Sued Over Treatment Of Interns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A lawsuit was filed against country singer Martina McBride and her husband John over treatment of interns at Blackbird Studio.The suit claims they used unpaid interns at Blackbird Studio to do non-industry related work such as clean bathrooms, grocery shop and set up and tear down


Little girl, big heart: Family shines bright light on CHD

Ellie Kate is just like any other giggly, spunky 6-year-old, but there is more to her than meets the eye: She is a warrior. Ellie was born with a broken heart, or what doctors would refer to as a congenital heart defect (CHD) called Ebstein's Anomaly.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-06-17 05:15:00

Man charged in McKenzie shooting - WBBJ TV

Jordon Haynes, 20, is charged with attempted second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to a news release.


Mayfield mayor earns national honor

Rochetti-Cantrell attended the NARC conference in Orlando, Florida, last week as part of her duties as the Purchase Area Development District's chairperson.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-06-17 05:15:00

PARIS TN: Two Paris men arrested for meth possession with intent

Two Paris men were arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent.Christopher Evins, 36, of 305 S. Highland St. in Paris, and Tristen Teague, 22, of 1002 Dunlap St. in Paris, were arrested on Wednesday by Henry County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Kyle Waldron.At 5:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Waldro


PARIS TN: Two arrested on drug charges

In reports filed by Henry County Sheriff Department Deputy Stacey Bostwick, Joshua Perritt, 43, and Jeanne Willis, 47, both of 202 Greenacres Drive of Paris were arrested for simple possession of a schedule VI substance and possession of a schedule II substance with intent.


Murray smoking ordinance passes in 8-2 vote

“Let’s get away from the people and the children especially, and go have a designated area for them. But let’s not just say no one can have a cigarette because they came to the pool here today and you have no spot to go to,” Linda Zosso said.


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.


PARIS TN: SUV collides with tractor

The driver of this Buick Rainier CXL collided with the rear tire of this city tractor that was mowing on Lakeway Circle just after 2 p.m. Thursday. Paris firefighters assisted Paris police with the cleanup. No additional information was available at presstime.


Martina McBride, husband and Blackbird Studios sued by former employee over use of unpaid interns

A fired employee is suing Martina McBride, her husband John McBride and Blackbird Studios, the famous recording complex they own, alleging they violated federal law by using unpaid interns to run an array of personal errands.


School Board approves Chargers mascot for all Martin schools; discusses shooter response training

According to Pritchett, by combining Martin schools under the same mascot, the schools and community would be brought together to identify with the Chargers, like other Weakley County municipalities do at all of their schools (Dresden Lions, Gleason Bulldogs and Greenfield Yellowjackets.)


PARIS TN: Man charged after too-long test drive

A Cottage Grove man is being held in Henry County Jail on a $50,000 bond on theft charges.According to a press release from Murray Police Department, Officer Daniel Burgdolf responded to a vehicle theft on Wednesday at Dwain Taylor Chevrolet dealership in Murray.When Burgdolf spoke with a manager, h


Man appears in court on murder charge

Witnesses told state police that at one point Jones had a dispute with Hurt about accusations that he had been cheating on his fiancee, Alexis Johnson. The citation also states Jones was observed at one point in a "fit of rage," and that alcohol and drugs were involved in the incident.


Carl Perkins Center plans to relocate in donated Reelfoot Bank building

The staff at the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse in Martin had planned to move out of their existing location, once a new building was constructed on donated property. But, due to the loss of grant funding, they now have their sights on an existing building being offered to the


Deputy’s smell leads to drug arrests in Mayfield

MAYFIELD— A Graves County sheriff’s deputy smelling what was believed to be marijuana while serving a warrant on an unrelated matter in Mayfield led to two arrests Sunday.The Graves County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy was serving a civil paper on Dowdy Street when a strong odor of marijuana was


Man charged withalleged auto theft

Bradley Green, 32, of Cottage Grove, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, $10,000 or more.


Summer’s start is hard on some

The first few days of summer vacation were hard on Billy.He was there, at his appointed post — that being the school crossing — at the right time of morning, but look as he may, he couldn’t find any kids.He couldn’t find Martin, either. The perennial crossing guard, with his vest, sign and whistle,