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Simpson deputy testifies about being shot
SCOTTSVILLE – When he went to serve an arrest warrant against Ben Wyatt two years ago, Detective Eddie Lawson of the Simpson County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday he did not expect the encounter to end up with the two exchanging what he called a "continuous volley of gunfire" that left Lawson with
Perkins Drugs, Gallatin's oldest business, first in state with permanent drug disposal box
"There's always been a steady number of patients to come through, even patients who are not our customers ... looking for a way to get rid of pharmaceuticals," Perkins owner and pharmacist Andrew Finney said.
County swimming pool lost $13K in 2018
The swimming pool in Hartsville City Park lost $13,621 over the summer, according to a report presented to the Parks & Recreation Committee during last Thursday’s meeting.
Former Timothy Madden attorney responds to order to turn over case information
SCOTTSVILLE, Kentucky (WBKO) --Travis Lock has responded to a court order that required him to turn over information in the case of Timothy Madden.Madden is accused of kidnapping, raping, and murdering 7-year-old Gabbi Doolin in Scottsville in 2015. Lock represented Madden before beingdisqualifiedin
Fatal Crash Closes Highway 76 In Robertson County
WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. - A fatal crash has closed a portion of Highway 76 in Robertson County.The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the area of Pleasant Grove Road and Union Road.Tennessee Highway Patrol officials confirmed that at least one person was killed in the two-car crash.HAPPENING NOW H
Headline Homes: July 2018
Figure skater, sports hero and philanthropist Scott Hamilton and his wife Tracie bought a new home in Brentwood in July. Also, well-known home designer Edwin Keeble and prominent architectural firm Tuck-Hinton created some homes with hefty price tags that ended up on July’s list of Headline Homes.
Man arranges to meet child for sex in Cookeville, meets undercover officer instead
Cookeville police said that 40-year-old Shannon Gene Murphy, a White House resident, arranged a meeting with who he thought was a young child.
School bus drivers wanted at Wilson County Schools
LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) - Administrators at Wilson County Schools say they are in desperate need of school bus drivers for the 2018-2019 school year.A release from the district states several drivers have been forced to retire or take medical leave, forcing transportation officials to cancel routes or
As home prices rise across region, Sumner County still offers good value
The house, at 318 Birkshire Place, is on the market for $374,900. That’s not inexpensive, but the same house probably would cost thousands more in other parts of theNashville region.
Federal grand jury charges Louisville man in connection with fatal heroin overdose
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been charged by a grand jury after authorities say a Bowling Green woman died from a heroin overdose.According to a release from the Department of Justice, 22-year-old Damone Bell was charged by a federal grand jury on Wednesday.
Lebanon, Wilson County schools lag behind in educator diversity
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released the new report to provide insight on the racial and ethnic makeup of Tennessee’s student body and educator workforce, as well as outline where the department and districts across the state can go. Additionally, for the first time, the department releas
Police: White House Man Tried To Solicit Child For Sex
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - A White House man, who is currently out on bond for statutory rape, has been accused of trying to solicit a child for sex.
Gov. Mike Huckabee says he was stuck on a 'quarantined' plane at the Nashville airport
5 hr red eye flight on@AmericanAirNashville from LA. On ground for 40 min and now told someone on board is sick & we are being towed to other gate and quarantined until all checked out. Can’t get up to go to bathroom or get off plane. It’s the Russians! I just know it!— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeH
Yellow Jackets set to host Lebanon in season opener
The most notable of those is senior lineman Zion Logue (6-foot-6, 285 pounds), who has committed to the Georgia Bulldogs. Senior quarterback Chandler Crite (5-11, 175) also returns and has started to receive attention from colleges.
Ex-police officer gets probation in federal wire fraud case
A former law enforcement officer who admitted exploiting a program that enables police agencies to obtain surplus military equipment was placed on probation for three years.Larry Dale Martin, 35, of Glasgow, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court on a count of wire fraud.Martin was a deputy in
Warren County wet/dry petition may still have a chance for November ballot
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --Tuesday was the deadline for petitions to be submitted to the Warren County Clerk's Office for the wet-dry vote to be placed on the November ballot, but they came up short of the 13,000 signatures needed.
Man dies after taken into custody in Simpson County
Kentucky State Police is investigating the death of a Louisville man after he was taken into custody in Simpson County Saturday, Aug. 11.According to a press release from Kentucky State Police, at 12:27 p.m. state police received a call of a domestic disturbance on Allen Road. Simpson County sheriff
Nacarius Fant arrested for trafficking in a controlled substance
According to the drug task force, Nacarius Fant, 22, was arrested following a six week investigation of drug trafficking in cocaine. They say they completing four controlled drug purchases from Fant.
Metro Police investigating a fatal shooting in Goodlettsville
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN ( WZTV) -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Goodlettsville.Police tell Fox 17 News they responded to a shots fired call at 1104 Alta Loma Road just after 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.Police tell Fox 17 News a man was shot and died at the scene.Fox 17 News has a crew on the s
Sumner County Tourism collected almost $1M in occupancy tax 2017-2018
Sumner County Tourism announces a historic, record-breaking 2017-2018 occupancy tax collection of $924,681.18. The occupancy tax is a 5% county-wide tax visitors who rent lodging in Sumner County pay per night.