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Hardin County, Adamsville students named to UT Martin honor rolls

The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Fall 2018 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Hea


Investigators search for missing teen from Hardin County

SAVANNAH, Tenn.–Officers are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen. Leaders with the Savannah Police Department are looking for 18-year-old Trinetty Stewart.


Jay shuts things down, will not visit Florida or Tennessee

Florida State four-star cornerback commitment Travis Jay has been firm to the Seminoles since he committed in March of 2018. Now there is finality to his recruiting process as well.


Biggersville mobile home explosion cause determined

The cause of a mobile explosion that occurred in the Biggersville area in December has been determined, according to the state fire marshal’s office. Cynthia Hughey, who lived at the residence, was found deceased after the explosion, which occurred the night of Dec. 28 on County Road 514 in the Oak


Deputy sheriff’s knee dislocated in scuffle with frenzied woman

Authorities say a Hardin County deputy sheriff suffered a dislocated knee during a scuffle while trying to arrest a woman believed to be in a drug-fueled frenzy Wednesday morning.


Can collector has donated nearly $34,000 to St. Jude

Making a change in his retirement habits about 12 years ago, Billy Don Bridges, 80, of Adamsville, quit sitting at home watching TV all day and started collecting cans. (Ed. note: This story was originally published on Jan. 3 in The Courier’s print edition.)


Biggersville boys notch big win, continue stellar season

The Biggersville boys basketball team won the biggest game of its young season in the Alcorn County Tournament Championship last weekend. Biggersville defeated Corinth, the 12-time defending champion, 66-58 in the tournament final on Saturday. The Lions trailed by six heading into the fourth quarter


Corinth schools will keep their grades, superintendent calls them an “unjustifiable black eye”

A Northeast Mississippi school district lost its battle with the state to block accountability ratings it says are unfair, while two schools that serve special needs students received some extra time before officials decide whether they deserve a grade.


Hallman, Hall voted Fans' Players of the Week

Hall reached the 1,000-point mark for his career with a 25-point effort against Waterloo. “He has put a tremendous amount of effort and hard work in the offseason to improve his game,” coach Wes Hall said. “He has watched hours upon hours of film to increase his already good basketball IQ. Always st


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


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


PREP ROUNDUP: Thrasher leads Panthers past Waterloo

Avery Thrasher finished with 35 points to lead Mars Hill to a crucial area win over Waterloo in boys basketball action Thursday. Mars Hill stayed perfect in area play (7-0) with the win. Mars Hill and Waterloo were tied at 12 at the end of the first quarter, but the Panthers scored 27 points in the


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


Corinth’s Ratliff signs with BMC cross country

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA/BMC Athletics) – Blue Mountain College Cross Country has announced the addition of Corinth High School’s Thomas Ratliff. During the 2018 season, Ratliff ran eight 5K races for the Warriors, clipping the tape for a personal best of 17:09 at the Region 1-4A meet.


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


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


Mississippi graduation rates hit all-time high

On Thursday afternoon, the Mississippi Department of Education announced that the high school graduation rates for the 2017-18 school year reached an all-time high of 84 percent.


Former Waterloo Principal and teacher to be honored

WATERLOO — Former Waterloo school officials Tom and Barbara Glasgow will be honored during the halftime of the girl’s basketball game Friday night. School officials said the ceremony will include renaming the Waterloo gym the Tom and Barbara Glasgow Gym.


Traffic stop ends with drug arrest

IUKA - A routine traffic stop in Tishomingo County led to the arrest of an Iuka man on felony drug charges. Tishomingo County Sheriff's deputies stopped a vehicle on County Road 147 Jan. 13 after the driver failed to stop as a stop sign. As deputies approached, they noticed the man had a rifle in th


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