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Sumner Co. deputy hit by unrelated driver after vehicle pursuit ends

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - A section of Big Station Camp Road is closed near Vietnam Veterans Parkway after a crash involving a Sumner Co. Sheriff's deputy on Friday morning in Gallatin.


Police say Scottsville man assaulted officer after car and foot pursuit

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- On Friday after 3 p.m., a Scottsville police officer attempted to stop a 2003 Ford Mustang driven by Dylan Hardin for not having a proper registration plate.


Yellow Jacket boys defeat Pickett County, Westmoreland

Trousdale County concluded its basketball regular season last week with two nights of action on the hardwood. The Jackets earned two victories but the Lady Jackets were saddled with a pair of losses.


Man discovers dead body in his son's vehicle

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — In the early morning hours of Saturday, the fire department received a call regarding a man sleeping in a car who could not be woken up. According to the man who made the call, he had come outside of his home to ask a known homeless man to get out of his son's vehicle.


Tennessee Star EXCLUSIVE: Governor Bill Lee Makes Special Guest Appearance At Conservative Grassroots Gathering

LEBANON, Tennessee – As conservative grassroots leaders gathered from across the state for a bi-annual meeting, Governor Bill Lee took time between speaking engagements to attend as an unannounced special guest.


Man arrested for statutory rape after meeting minor in Sumner County

An Indiana man has been arrested for sexual offenses against a minor he allegedly met in Sumner County, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. In December 2018, TBI agents received multiple cyber tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that an individual was ent


Coyotes attack pets in West Tennessee

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — There are reports of coyote attacks on animals in West Tennessee. “Anything that’s wooded, that’s out away from people and traffic, that’s where they hang out. They’ll hang out right along the property line of your property,” said Lexington Animal Control officer Brandon Mc


Bill Lee Joins ‘Career Technical Education Day’ Celebration in Sumner County

GALLATIN, Tennessee – Governor Bill Lee came to Sumner County to celebrate Career Technical Education Day, part of the larger recognition of the national CTE month of February.


Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Employee Reportedly Removed for Misconduct

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation reportedly removed a deputy commissioner this week after investigating alleged workplace misconduct, according to the Nashville-based WSMV.


Families say goodbye as Kentucky National Guardsmen deploy overseas

FRANKFORT, Ky (WKYT) - Families gathered in Frankfort on Saturday to tell their loved ones goodbye as they were headed overseas. WKYT reports nearly 60 Kentucky Guard Aviation Soldiers were headed to the Middle East.


TSSAA sanctions lacrosse, what does it mean for Sumner County?

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) announced in December that the sport of lacrosse would become a TSSAA sanctioned sport beginning in the next classification cycle.


Governor: Flags to be at half-staff Monday for Kentucky soldier killed in Syria

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Gov. Bevin orders flags to half-staff Monday in honor of KY soldier. Governor Matt Bevin ordered flags to be at half-staff on Monday in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Syria.


Arrest made after suspect crashes into police cruiser

A Nashville teen was arrested Friday after crashing into a police vehicle following a chase on Hwy. 386. Around 10 a.m. a Sumner County Sheriff’s deputy was traveling northbound on Hwy. 386 near the Big Station Camp exit when he observed a red VW Jetta driving recklessly and also appeared to have cl


East Tennessee congressman speaks out on undocumented students

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - An East Tennessee congressman says schools in his district are having to hire more English language learning teachers due to an influx in undocumented students.


Captain D’s plans 2019 reopening

Captain D’s plans to rebuild its restaurant in Gallatin, which was demolished following a fire last year. The seafood chain expects to reopen its 309 East Main St. location by the end of June, according to Brad Reed, chief development officer for the company.


Lebanon man shot near Glengarry Dr. and Murfreesboro Pike intersection dies at hospital

LEBANON, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Lebanon man critically shot on February 5th has died from his injuries. Dagoberto Utera-Gonzalez, 47, was shot at 9 p.m. on Glengarry Drive near the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike. A Metro Police sergeant turned onto Glengarry Drive right after the shooting happened.


Tennessee woman, dog killed while walking Kentucky highway

FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a Tennessee woman walking her dog on Interstate 65 near the border between the states was killed when she ventured into the path of an oncoming bus.


Several lawsuits planned against Trump's national emergency order

WASHINGTON – Soon after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to secure funding for a wall along the southern border, a number of lawsuits were announced that would challenge the order.


Episcopal pastor felt ministry call as a teenager

Cynthia Seifert’s pastoral journey began when she was 13 or 14. “I felt a spiritual awakening and became a follower of Christ around that time,” the pastor and new priest in charge at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon said.


Station Camp knocks Lebanon into 9-AAA consolations

GALLATIN — Station Camp got its District 9-AAA semifinal with Lebanon into a grind-it-out affair Saturday night and got out with a 42-36 win at Gallatin High School. Lebanon led 8-4 on a Gaven Reasonover three-pointer. But guard Jeremiah Hastings exited moments earlier with an elbow injury and, whet