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Tennessee now has an official state dog

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The the bluetick coonhound has been designated as the official state dog of Tennessee. The bill was signed into law this week by Governor Bill Lee.


One of Tennessee's best visits LSU

It’s been a busy spring for the LSU staff hosting unofficial visitors. One of the best in the Volunteer State made his way to Baton...


Suspect arrested after apparent fatal stabbing in Benton Co.

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — An arrest has been made following the apparent stabbing of a man in Benton County Friday morning. According to a news release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, at the request of 24th District Attorney General Matt Stowe, TBI Special Agents joined the investigation in


TBI investigates apparent homicide in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed Friday afternoon that a man is dead in an apparent homicide in Big Sandy. The TBI has identified the man as 35-year-old Garren Crafton.


Tennessee shop sells products commemorating giant sinkhole

DICKSON, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A shop in Dickson is selling merchandise commemorating a giant sinkhole that opened up last year that has yet to be fixed. According to WTVF, a giant sinkhole opened up on Highway 46 last year, and people haven't forgotten.


TBI: Man charged in Big Sandy stabbing

BIG SANDY – Authorities have arrested and charged Anthony Herron, 33, with one count of second-degree murder of a Benton County man. Herron, Town of Henry resident, was booked into the Benton County Jail on a $500,000 bond on Friday.



Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the weeks of March 6-12 and March 13-19 (maximum score: 100):. • Sonic Drive-In, 504 Tyson Ave., Paris — March 11. Score: 84. Critical violations: person in charge not present, demonstrating knowledge


Fort Donelson Seeks Volunteers For Park Day

DOVER, TN – On Saturday, April 6, 2019, history buffs, community leaders, and preservationists will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. Thousands of volunteers across the country will parti


Henry Co. Man Held On $500,000 Bond In Big Sandy Homicide

Big Sandy, Tenn.–A suspect has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the homicide of a man in Big Sandy. Jack Anthony Herron, age 34, of Henry County, is being held in the Benton Co. Jail on $500,000 bond.


College Hoops: South Carolina regains swagger in 74-52 win over Belmont

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley is feeling a whole lot better about her team than she was two weeks ago. South Carolina returned to playing with the swagger and defensive intensity that she's come accustomed to seeing in her 11 seasons as the Gamecocks coach.


Calloway County baseball: Henry comes back to edge Lakers

PARIS, Tenn. ­— The Calloway County Lakers jumped to an early lead but could not make it stand as homestanding Henry County (Tennessee) came back to take a 6-4 win Friday afternoon in Paris.


The Tabernacle Church to break ground on 1,200-seat expansion in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) — The Tabernacle Church in North Clarksville is slated to break ground in a 3:30 p.m. ceremony March 24, launching the construction of a new 45,000 square-foot facility.


Three Inman pitchers combine for no-hitter

Three Inman Middle School pitchers combined to hurl a no-hitter in a 7-3 victory over the Henry County Patriots Thursday. Inman’s Brice Donaldson, Hudson Cepparulo and Isaiah McDonald all pitched.


Cooper, South Carolina roll past Belmont in women's NCAAs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Te'a Cooper scored 13 points, Alexis Jennings added 12 points and nine rebounds, and fourth-seeded South Carolina shook off a sluggish start to pull away from No. 13 seed Belmont 74-52 on Friday in the opening round of the women's NCAA Tournament.


Dickson County to staff new fire station

Dickson County is getting a new fire station due to high demand from residents. The new station will cover 2,300 homes. The fire department is looking to hire workers for pay now to staff it.


Chancellor Carver Discusses Importance Of Paris, Henry Co. For UT-Martin

Paris, Tenn.–“We’re proud to be your next-door neighbors and partners”, University of Tennessee at Martin Chancellor Dr. Keith Carver said Thursday morning at a session at the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce.


Multiple charges against Henry County man accused in rape of minors, animal cruelty

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Henry County man has been arrested on allegations he used drugs to force underage girls into sex and dragged a dog down the road to its death. Jared Payton, 29, has been charged with five counts of aggravated rape and one count of rape, reckless endangerment and animal


Rebels Open Season with Wins at TN River Classic

CAMDEN/JACKSON (March 11-12) — The McKenzie High School Rebels opened the baseball season with a pair of dominant wins at the TN River Classic, hosted by Camden and Waverly.Monday, the Rebels …


Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Burglary — The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the recent burglary of a Cedar Grove residence. Jimmy Segraves told officers on March 8 that someone entered his residence at 875 Highway 424 without his permission and took several items. Reported as stolen were a glass jug valued at $200, which


Lady Patriots capture fourth district victory

Using a consistent offensive attack, the Henry County High School girls’ softball team rolled up an 8-5 victory over District 10-AAA rival Montgomery Central Tuesday at HCHS.