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Grants awarded to four West Tennessee cities

Four West Tennessee cities have received part of a total $2.9 million in grants for economic development through the area. The grants range from $125,000 to $880,000, provided by the Delta Regional Authority to help increase workforce and economies. Cities who received grants include Memphis, Moscow

JACKSON SUN - 2017-10-18 14:12:49

Work Ready initiative moves forward with $3 million grant

Monday's signing of a Work Ready Skills Initiative agreement between area school districts and West Kentucky Community and Technical College may have been ceremonial, but educators say the grant's long-term benefits are quite tangible. WKCTC was awarded the $3.04 million Work Ready grant to distribu

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

WKCTC builds on success through outreach initiative

Just over a year ago, I began serving as the second president of West Kentucky Community and Technical College. I had big shoes to fill following my predecessor, Dr. Barbara Veazey, who worked at the college for more than 40 years -- 14 years as WKCTC's first president. Despite being a native of Bar


Martin Methodist to hold Shakespeare and Friends on the Green

This year, Martin Methodist College opted to modify the traditional Shakespeare on the Green play by branching out to give actors the chance to do productions of other classic plays and modern plays that relate in some way to William Shakespeare or verse drama. This year's newly revised Shakespeare

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-10-17 06:01:00

UT Martin receives results from Gallup interviews

The University of Tennessee at Martin recently received results from phase two of a study of the perceptions and experiences of UT Martin alumni and current students conducted by Gallup Inc. UT Martin partnered with Gallup Inc. in 2016 to begin the project, and phase one dealt with the quantitative

CHESTER COUNTY INDEPENDENT - 2017-10-16 17:00:00

Dyersburg police issue warning after card skimmer found on gas pump

DYERSBURG, Tenn. - Police are warning Dyersburg residents to check their bank accounts and credit card statements after a credit card skimmer was found at a local gas station. Investigators say the skimmer was found on a gas pump at All in One, located in the 800 block of the Highway 51 Bypass. The

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-10-18 00:18:27

Weakley Fights Drug Abuse With Drug Take-Back-Day

SUCCESSFUL DRIVE - At the last drug take-back day in April at Festival Park, 76 pounds of unused prescription medication were dropped off to be incinerated. That's 76 pounds of medication that will not be illegally abused, accidentally ingested, or polluting the environment! Pictured are (from left)

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Those present for the signing of a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Monday were (l to r): Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum; Kandi Morris, field representative for WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource & Rape Assistance Program); Penny Hensley, program manager for WRAP; and Inv

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Dyersburg,TN man wanted on murder charge in Nashville

Danny Haskins (Source: Nashville Police Department) (Source: Nashville Police Department) (Source: Nashville Police Department) (Source: Nashville Police Department) Terry Martin (Source: Dyer County Sheriff's Department) A man from Dyersburg, Tennessee is wanted on a murder charge in connection wit

KFVS12 - 2017-10-17 12:51:04

Rutherford School holds 'Pack the Bus Food Drive'

Recently a big yellow school bus was parked in front of Rutherford School at the door entrance accepting food donations for Pack the Bus Food Drive. The food drive began at 8 a.m. and ended when the bus pulled out at 6:15 p.m. The goal of the food drive is to pack the seats of the school bus with ki

MILAN MIRROR-EXCHANGE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Mimi Genet launches bid for Rutherford Register of Deeds office

Bob Parks real estate agent and auctioneer Mimi Genet announced Monday that she will run in the Republican primary for Rutherford County Register of Deeds. Genet previously worked in the deeds office in high school and college. "I developed a passion for the office and being in the real estate busi

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-10-16 21:54:13

More than 1,200 students experience 2017 Life Maze

For the fifth consecutive year, Life Choices Prevention team of Dyersburg, in conjunction with local businesses, organizations, and community volunteers, presented the annual Life Maze event, a role-play game based on real-life scenarios. The event, which teaches the communitys youth about real-life

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 05:00:00

Dresden's Walking Trail & Sidewalk Project Nearing Completion

Workers lay asphalt along Dresden's new Walking Trail, after it was damaged by heavy equipment. The trail, which features pedestrian-activated traffic signals for crossing the road, is nearing completion. Work on Dresden's Walking Trail Project, which is funded by a Rails To Trails grant, is nearing

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Greenfield contributes $5,000 toward LED lighting for the tennis courts

A request by Alderman Frank Gibson to transfer $5,000 from the General Fund CD to the tennis light project was one of the top items for discussion during the Greenfield City Board meeting. Most of the city's Parks & Recreation programming money spent for recreational purposes goes toward funding the

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Greenfield Fire Prevention Festival Parade enjoys large turnout

A little boy is thrilled to pet a pony that participated in Saturday's Greenfield Fire Prevention Parade held in downtown Greenfield. Festival-goers also enjoyed carnival rides and delicious treats. Additionally, arts and crafts booths lining Front Street offered a variety of unique gift items. Tha

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Dyersburg City Beautiful Commission announces Fall Decorations Contest

The Dyersburg City Beautiful Commission will conduct the traditional Fall Decorations Contest Oct. 26 Nov. 3, 2017. City Beautiful members will travel throughout the neighborhoods within the Dyersburg city limits seeking yards displaying a variety of fall decorations. Categories for judging include:

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-10-18 05:00:00

Gleason Board discusses FEMA grant issue

An apparent oversight regarding the expenditure of FEMA grant funding by a previous city administration was a major topic of discussion during Thursday night's Gleason City Board meeting. According to Mayor Diane Poole, the City of Gleason must either return the FEMA money or purchase new bleachers.

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Gleason Board Considers Park Use Policy; Discusses Public Works Issues

A park use policy was one of the top items on the agenda during Thursday night's Gleason City Board meeting. The policy, which was drafted by the Gleason Park Board, is designed to provide policies and information related to reserved use of Snider Park and Huggins Park. The document states that port

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

McAdoo pleads to sexual abuse

MAYFIELD -- A Mayfield chiropractor charged with inappropriately touching female patients and employees pleaded guilty Monday to a single misdemeanor count. Under the plea agreement, Dr. Stephen Douglas McAdoo pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree sexual abuse and accepted a one-year sentence,

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-10-18 05:05:00

Miller's murder trial postponed

MAYFIELD -- Delays in getting lab test results means a Mayfield man will not go on trial for murder next month as scheduled. Ezell Miller was supposed to have faced trial Nov. 1 in connection with the February 2016 shooting death of Lauren Alexander, 22, of Mayfield. He is charged with murder (domes

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-10-18 05:05:00