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Woman killed in industrial accident at Colbert County rail car plant
First responders say the 911 call went out Tuesday night at 9:15. When firefighters got to the plant, they say Foster was unresponsive and CPR was immediately started. Once revived, paramedics transported her to Helen Keller Hospital. The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office says Foster died after her ar
Puppies rescued from septic tank after being dumped by owner in Tennessee
WAYNESBORO, Tennessee — A litter of puppies were rescued from a septic tank in a rural part of Tennessee after they were dumped by their former owner.Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency called workers with the County Road Animal Rescue in Waynesboro were called to take the animals.
Florence man indicted for sexual abuse
Charles Anthony Haggerty, 42, Huntsville Road, Florence, has been arrested on an indictment for sexual abuse of a child less than 12.
MTSU Board of Trustees breaks law by meeting in private, expert says
MTSU President Sidney McPhee and Lightning celebrate during the Raider Walk 2018 at Homecoming. MTSU photos Fullscreen MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, center, hi-fives freshman Jessica Nasca, left, while her mother, Beverly, right, watches, during the We-Haul move-in outside Corlew Hall on Friday,
Calvin Booher sentenced to 24 years in prison
Booher was indicted by Overton County Grand Jury on January 31, 2017, for Aggravated Arson, Arson, Theft over $10,000.00, Attempted car jacking, and destruction of evidence.
Death Investigation underway at FreightCar America
All they would confirm is that deputies responded to a call at a FreightCar America in Barton community near Cherokee. An employee in her 20's was taken to Helen Keller hospital where she later died. WAAY 31 is working to gather more information and will update this story when we have it.
21-year-old mother dies in work related accident in Colbert County
"The plant is closed both day shift and night shift what we do tomorrow will depend on how the day goes," said David Benson, the Vice President of Human Resources for the plant in Cherokee.
Reports: FDA to announce menthol cigarette ban
Winter Storm Watch issued November 13 at 3:15PM CST expiring November 15 at 6:00PM CST in effect for: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, McCracken, McLean, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Union, We
Hardin County hunters can feed hungry, win muzzleloader by donating deer
The organization says that through the generosity of hunters over 20 years, it has provided more than 6.5 million meals worth of healthy, much-needed protein to the hungriest Tennesseans. As a thank you for those years of support, hunters will be entered in a drawing for each whole deer they donate
Lauderdale woman indicted on sexual abuse
Authorities said Sherry Shavonne White, 39, 14729 Alabama 64, Lexington, has been arrested on the indictment charges of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and sexual torture.
Former West Bemis Middle School bookkeeper indicted on theft over $10,000
Judy Hale, the former bookkeeper at West Bemis Middle School in Jackson, has been indicted on theft charges.(Photo: Submitted)
Puppies rescued from septic tank after being dumped by owner
WAYNESBORO, Tenn. - A litter of puppies were rescued from a septic tank in a rural part of Waynesboro after they were dumped by their former owner.Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency called workers with the County Road Animal Rescue in Waynesboro were called to take the animals.Sev
Two more community colleges join MTSU Promise program
MTSU PresidentSidney A. McPheeand Dyersburg State PresidentKaren A. Bowyersigned the documents in Dyersburg State’s Learning Resource Center Sells Family Lobby on Nov. 7 as MTSU continued its West Tennessee leg of its True Blue Tour, a 14-city, four-state caravan to recruit prospective students.
New! Colbert County Arrest Reports 10/17/18 – 11/07/18
ByLynn McMillen| November 13, 2018 | Filed under:NewsCOLBERT COUNTY-Booking Photos from Colbert County Sheriff (CLICK HERE). A -defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad
Stopped car leads to drug arrest
The passenger; Richard C. Harber, 34, of Booneville; was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine enhanced by the possession of a firearm, as well as disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and misdemeanor drug charges.
Two arrested after fatal Savannah Walmart shooting
Lavar Summers, 18, of Nashville, is charged with first-degree felony murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a dangerous felony, conspiracy to commit especially aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit sale, manufacture or delivery of schedule IV.
Overturned tractor-trailer stalls traffic on I-40 near Jackson - WBBJ TV
Viewer photoMADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — A Monday morning wreck east of Jackson ties up traffic on Interstate 40.A WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News tipster sent in photos of the apparent crash involving a tractor-trailer. It happened near mile marker 88 in the eastbound lane just before Exit 93. The truck ended up
APSU student newspaper earns six national awards
The ACP Individual Awards had more than 2,500 entries and spanned 29 individual award categories. Roughly 11 percent — 281 entries — were selected as finalists. The CMA Pinnacle Awards set a record this year with 408 total organizational entries from 294 colleges/universities across the country and
MISSISSIPPI POLICE SHOOTING: Person dead after officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale, Mississippi
CLARKSDALE, Miss.- MBI agents are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
How Tennessee educators are learning to address race and its impacts on college achievement
In Tennessee, as in the nation, the color of your skin can affect your chances of getting a college education.