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Life of beloved Waverly 'walking' man celebrated after passing

Buildings are usually what stands the test of time in small-town downtowns. Waverly is different. John L. Mays, born autistic, walked the streets of town every day from sun-up to sundown. He also attended every funeral in town. He was guaranteed sight in town, as sure to be seen as the daily showing

WSMV - 2017-09-21 01:29:00

Hit-and-run suspects try to flee

A suspect in a hit-and-run accident and her companion, who ran away from officers during a traffic stop, were apprehended after a search of a field near the Wolf Meadows area at the end of Stewart Road late Saturday afternoon, Shelbyville police said. The driver -- Veronica Lucille St. Hillare, 33,

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Racers' late push stopped by Bears

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Racer football team left the confines of Roy Stewart Stadium for the first time Saturday when they traveled to Springfield, Missouri to take on the Missouri State Bears. The unfamiliar foes met in another contest decided by seven points or less and it was the Bears that came o

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

PARIS TN: Two from Big Sandy arrested after K-9 officer helps locate ten bags of meth

A pair of Big Sandy residents were arrested Sunday night in a case involving a K-9 officer that sniffed out drugs inside their vehicle. Brandon A. Cherry, 29, of 108 Water St. and Stacey L. Bratschi, 36, of 266 Cooper Cemetery Road were arrested at 9:26 p.m. Sunday by Paris Police Sgt. Jamie James a

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2017-09-19 00:07:00

Gannett Cuts One Percent of Workforce, Lays Off Tennessee Journalists

Layoffs hit Gannett's Tennessee newspapers on Tuesday as management cut one percent of the newspaper company's workforce nationwide. At The Tennessean in Nashville, that meant a digital producer and a reporter at the Dickson Herald lost their jobs. Andy Simmons' departure means that the Dickson Hera

NASHVILLE SCENE - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Dickson rallies to rebuild for man who loses home, granddaughter

Phillip Manley lost his granddaughter and home in a tragic fire two weeks ago. Manley was also severely burned trying to reach Taylor Manley, 23, who died in the Sept. 10 incident. Phillip Manley, though, has had his two families - relatives and Tennsco co-workers - pull together with local Drug Cou

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 21:06:35

Dickson Co. I-40 bust: 11 pounds of cocaine in secret compartment

US officials in Congress and the White House over the past week have expressed deep concern about developments in Colombia. Efforts to demobilize the country's oldest rebel group are proceeding alongside a boom in cocaine production. On Tuesday, during a Senate Caucus hearing, Republican Senator Ch

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 13:59:49

Dickson native Airman chosen for Trump speech stage

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump challenged North Korea over its nuclear program ambitions, by threatening to "totally destroy" the country and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un. In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Trump adopted a more confrontational approach to solving global

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-19 20:42:12

5 Metro Schools student visit Charlottesville, sing to help city heal

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Public Schools) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A group of Metro Nashville Public Schools students traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia, to share love and support with the scarred city. A month after a violent white supremacist rally turned deadly, the city of Charlottesville

WKRN - 2017-09-21 03:25:42

School Patrol: Students Spread Peace In Charlottesville

A group of students have continued to bring spread peace after the violent and deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A group of students have

WTVF - 2017-09-21 01:37:32

Culture picks: Fall Tennessee Craft Fair plus 6 other events

Come shop and celebrate fine American craft at the 39th annual fall Tennessee Craft Fair this weekend at Centennial Park. Hosted by Tennessee Craft, a nonprofit organization that champions local craftsmanship, the fair brings together over 200 juried and award-winning artists from the across the Uni

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-09-20 14:00:01

1 killed, 6 injured in early morning crash

One person was killed and six were injured in an early morning wreck on Hwy 140 in Henry County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the accident at the intersection with Old Paris Murray Road. A 2000 Mercury van was traveling south on State Hwy 140, when a 2017 Kia entered onto the Hwy 140 fr

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-19 18:17:24

Certain good traits don't take a lot of talent - they just have to be developed

Did you ever hear a person lament about lacking talent? Today's world is filled with individuals who have a preconceived notion of inferiority. Many times, this insignificant character flaw provides a faade which covers a multitude of short-comings. Dan, the doctor, has listed a few simple, yet vita

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2017-09-20 14:14:00

Kriesky twins make mother a wreck during Riverdale-Centennial week

Twin brothers Will Kriesky (Riverdale) and Matt Kriesky (Centennial) will battle for the first time as head coaches when the Warriors travel to play the Cougars Friday. Cecil Joyce Marsha Fowler will have a specially made jersey to wear when Riverdale's football team plays at Centennial at 7 p.m. F

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 19:23:15


The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded $3,532,201 to 21 health centers in Tennessee to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services. Among the recipients: Perry County Medical Center, Linden, which will receive $168,450. "No corner of our country, from rural

BUFFALORIVERREVIEW.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Los Banos suspect charged with murder, denied bail

The suspect arrested for last week's homicide of a 21-year-old Los Banos man was charged Monday with premeditated murder. Merced County Judge Harry Jacobs on Monday denied bail to 30-year-old Los Banos resident Michael Manuel Mirabal, who has a criminal history that includes escaping custody, accord

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 23:48:00

Merced police make arrest in 2015 homicide case

Advances in technology and forensics led a suspect to confess killing 20-year-old Adrian Ayala more than two years ago, police said. Tyler Saephan, a 22-year-old Merced resident, was arrested Wednesday for the slaying after Merced detectives "presented him with such overwhelming evidence (that) he c

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 03:48:00

Hollister thieves led officers on 72-mile chase

Three women led law enforcement officers on a 72-mile-long chase, starting in Hollister and ending in Hayward. A Hollister Police Department officer was seriously injured during the chase. California Highway Patrol officers arrested the trio in Hayward: 20-year-old Chartanae Lovely, 21-year-old Davi

KSBW.COM - 2017-09-20 22:06:00

Rita F. Silva: Over-taxing is turning California into a third-world state

A Sacramento Bee reporter recently reported that if California was a country, it would have the fifth largest economy in the world. If this was the case, we would be considered a third-world country, because when you factor in the cost of living we have the highest poverty rate in America. We also h

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-18 20:39:00

CHP: Crash kills Salinas man near Hollister

A 44-year-old Salinas man died in a crash on Highway 101 near Gilroy Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The man, who isn't identified in the press release, was walking along Highway 101 north of Highway 156 at 3:12 p.m. when he began standing in the No. 2 lane, officers

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-18 18:16:05