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PARIS TN: Springville man charged in four-wheeler incident

Henry County Sheriff's Department officials arrested a Springville man Monday who they believe is the man who stole a four-wheeler in Benton County Friday and escaped from authorities by going through a swamp. John Logan Smothers, 33, of Copper Springs Road in Springville was charged with aggravated

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 23:36:00

PARIS TN: Farmers Market to return to Henry County Fairgrounds

The Henry County Farmers Market is headed back to a familiar location, moving back to the Henry County Fairgrounds this summer. The last few years, a downtown Paris location at the corner of Ruff and North Market streets has been used. "The fairgrounds has always been an option for the Farmers Marke

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-21 01:54:00

McKenzie man shot during break-in

A local man was shot and killed Thursday night, after breaking into an apartment near McKenzie. The incident occurred at an apartment complex near McKenzie on State Hwy 124. The body was sent for an autopsy and the district attorney was contacted. (See compete story in the March 21st issue of the Dr

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

PARIS TN: County fixes decades-old HCMC land oversight

Correcting some wording written in a private act 65 years ago, the Henry County Commission voted Monday to turn over the property on which Henry County Medical Center stands to the medical center. County Mayor Brent Greer said the property was supposed to have been transferred to the Henry County Ho

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 23:33:00

Motorcyclists killed in two vehicle crash

Two motorcyclists were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. Thursday in Gibson County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Bucky Wells of McKenzie, and 41-year-old Kimberly Cook are dead as a result of the accident. The THP report states that Well

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Humboldt man added to TBI Most Wanted list

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list, Charius Darel Ross of Humboldt, Tennessee. Charius Darel Ross is wanted by the Humboldt Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and possessi

JACKSON SUN - 2018-03-20 21:36:30

A balanced breakfast will help get your day started right

Most individuals have heard the phrase 'breakfast is the most important meal of the day' since we were small children, and the phrase is 100 percent correct. Breakfast is a great way to give the body the refueling it needs after a long night's rest without food. It helps prepare your brain for the d

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-20 14:40:00

Murray woman injured in McCracken

A Murray woman was taken to a McCracken County hospital for injuries she received Monday, law enforcement said. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. ARTICLE: Woman struck and kille

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

PARIS TN: Dump truck driver charged after repair shop altercation

A business disagreement apparently angered the driver of a dump truck so much he punched a man and drove the truck into a parked vehicle Friday at a Henry County business. Robert W. Hawkins, 61, of Big Rock was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and felony vandalism after the incident at D


PARIS TN: 911 Board OKs depreciation fund

The Enhanced 911 Board approved a plan Monday afternoon to set aside surplus money for an equipment savings account. The motion was made by board member Monte Belew, and passed unanimously. The measure will allow surplus money from the 911 checking account to be put into a separate account at the en

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 23:35:00

Construction worker commits suicide at USJ

JACKSON - A construction worker who was working outside on the campus of University School of Jackson apparently committed suicide on Saturday, according to a statement by Jackson Police. JPD was called to the school at 232 McClellan Road about 6:15 p.m. about a suspicious death, and a man was found


PARIS TN: Club recovering from storm damage

More than 80 big, stately trees were uprooted and numerous more lost limbs or were otherwise damaged at Paris Country Club, 195 Country Club Road, Paris, during the late February windstorm. Although the National Weather Service wasn't asked to come to make an official assessment, Emergency Managemen


Sheriff: Man, 19, charged after shooting at woman's car in West Knox County

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit A 19-year-old man faces an attempted second-degree murder charge after he fired a gun

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 19:56:17

Head-on crash in Houston County leaves one driver in critical condition

ERIN, Tenn. - A driver is in critical condition after his pickup struck a tractor-trailer rig head-on Monday afternoon near the Humphreys County line on Highway 13. Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers on the scene said the white Chevrolet pickup was traveling toward Erin when it crossed the center lin

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 22:02:35

Deputies arrest 2 for drug possession

McCracken County deputies arrested two women Thursday night on drug charges. Lesha Cunningham, 55, of Paducah, is charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance. Cathey Powell, 50, of Ledbetter, is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; third


2 killed when SUV rear-ends motorcycle near Bradford

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. - Two people were killed in a crash Thursday night near Bradford, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Bucky Wells, 47, of McKenzie, and Kimberly Cook, 41, were killed when their motorcycle was rear-ended on U.S. 45 East. According to a crash report, Wells and Cook were he


Women arrested on drug charges in McCracken Co., KY

Two women have been arrested on drug-related charges according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. Officials said Cathey Powell, 50, of Ledbetter, Kentucky was arrested on the following charges.Possession of controlled substance first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)Drug paraphernal


PRESS RELEASE: Metro officers find methamphetamine, marijuana after traffic stop

Officers with the Metro Crime Unit made a traffic stop on East Wood street for speeding on March 14th, 2018. During this stop it was discovered that the driver, James Adams did in fact have a revoked driver's license. During the stop Officers asked for and was granted consent to search Mr. Adam's ve


Plea negotiations begin in Smith murder case

MURRAY - The case of a Murray man accused of murder in the 2016 death of a Tennessee woman appears to be reaching a critical point. Last week, Christopher Lee Smith, 36, of Murray, made a previously unscheduled appearance in Calloway Circuit Court concerning his case. Smith is accused in the death o


PRESS RELEASE: Reward offered for suspect in Benton County ATV theft

On 3-16-18 at 1:10 a.m. the Benton County Sheriff's Office was in pursuit of a white male driving with a possible stolen 4-wheeler on Hwy 69 traveling into Henry County. At that time, Henry County deputies did momentarily make contact with the suspect on Hagler Ridge Road and the suspect then evaded