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PARIS TN: Paris man indicted on federal drug charges
Tony Boyd (center), who was indicted Thursday on federal drug charges, is escorted near the Henry County jail’s sallyport by Sheriff Monte Belew (right) and Sheriff’s Sgt. Jamie Myrick of the Metro Crime Unit.FROM HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
PARIS TN: RESTAURANT SCORES FOR HENRY COUNTY
• Tennessee State University Early Head Start, Central Community Service Center, 55 Jones Bend Road Extended — Aug. 3. Score: 99.
McKenzie man pleads guilty to production of child pornography - WBBJ TV
Nathan Adams, 36, pleaded guilty Tuesday to production and attempted production of child pornography, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Mayfield Pair Arrested on Meth, Marijuana Charges
The Graves County Sheriff's Office says a deputy went to a home in the 1000 block of Slaughter Road to attempt to serve a civil paper. When the deputy arrived at the home, he found Derek Brown and Ashley Dixon, both of Mayfield, sitting in a truck in the driveway of one of the apartments.
‘In God We Trust’ displayed in Union City schools
UNION CITY, TN — The national motto, “In God We Trust,” is now being displayed on banners inside Union City Schools in accordance with a new Tennessee law.
Baby death case moves forward
SHELLEY BYRNE | The Mayfield MessengerAttorney Wesley Boyarski (left) talks with David Kayse on Wednesday in Graves District Court. Kayse, 20, of Mayfield is charged in the death of his infant stepson in July.
Ballard paper mill to reopen, add 500 jobs
WICKLIFFE -- Barely two years after the Verso paper mill closed, taking hundreds of jobs with it, officials announced Thursday that a new buyer is taking possession of the mill and plans to reopen by early next year with 500 full-time jobs.
Police: Suspect shot in recent Dyersburg store robbery, dies - WBBJ TV
According to Dyersburg Police, Joshua Foster, 31, died Sunday after a robbery at Allen’s Grocery Store in Dyersburg on August 4.Foster was a suspect in the robbery and Dyersburg police said he was shot multiple times during a shooting involving the store’s owner.
PARIS TN: McKenzie hospital closure adds staff, patients at HCMC
The impending closure of McKenzie Regional Hospital has caused an increase in patients and staff at neighboring Henry County Medical Center.Lisa Casteel, HCMC administrator, told the hospital’s Long Range Planning Committee Thursday that the two biggest increases in patients would be in obstetrics,
PARIS TN: Theft of $2,000 from lockbox reported in Paris
A Manley Street woman reported she was robbed of $2,000 Wednesday morning.Paris Police Patrolman Zachariah Carper responded at 8:45 a.m. to an apartment complex on Manley Street, where a woman told him a gray lockbox containing $2,000 in cash had been stolen. The lockbox itself was valued at $30.She
PARIS TN: New bridge started on Olive Road
Henry County Highway Department track hoe operator Andy Bratton Wednesday afternoon widens the area for a new bridge to be constructed on Olive Road, between Seldom Seen Lane and the Jones Bend Road/Highway 140 intersection south of Cottage Grove. It will likely take two-three weeks before the road
Pre-register for School Shooting Presentation
As school shootings continue across the country, and as Weakley County prepares to provide school resource officers for every school, a special seminar is planned to help parents and school officials deal with the issue.
Mayfield Man Injured When Car, Motorcycle Collide
The crash happened around 6:00 am on Westplains Road, near Herman Road. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Claire Thomas, of Fancy Farm, was westbound on Westplains Road when she topped a hill and struck an eastbound motorcycle reportedly in her lane.
Schools follow law in displaying 'In God We Trust'
It’s printed on the money Americans spend, and as of July 1, it’s to be prominently displayed in every public school in the state of Tennessee.
First Batch Of Mosquitos Test Positive For West Nile
Limit time outdoors at dusk and nighttime hours when mosquitoes are present.If you must be outdoors then wear a mosquito repellent that is approved for use by the CDC – those include products that contain DEET, Picaridin, and Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.Wear shoes, socks, long sleeve shirts and pants wh
Head-on Collision on Cuba Road Leaves One Injured
By West Kentucky Star Staff MAYFIELD - A head-on collision Monday night in Graves County left one person injured and another cited.The crash happened around 8:45 pm. Mayfield Police Department says a vehicle driven by Marco Sirilo was traveling north on Cuba Road and attempting to make a left turn
Grant to be used to improve Barkley Regional Airport
PADUCAH, KY — Repairs will be made to a runway at Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah thanks to a grant.Congressman James Comer announced the airport was getting a $234,650 grant on Tuesday.The money will be used to repair a runway at the airport to meet Federal Aviation Administration design standa
PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS
Motorcycle wreckA Paris man injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon has a broken back and several broken ribs, according to a friend.Paul M. Wilson Jr., 55, of 1704 Caledonia St. was injured when his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday on North Market Street.
Woman killed, man injured in Carlisle shooting
A Barlow woman is dead, a Grand Rivers man hospitalized and a Bardwell man in jail after a Saturday night shooting, Kentucky State Police said.
Henry County middle wins at Stewart County
“I’m very proud of these guys and our coaches. Everyone did such a great job. We pretty much dominated at the line of scrimmage. Our defense held Stewart County to negative yards in total offense. It was a really good win to start the season. But, we know we are going to have our hands full with Inm