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One dead, two injured in shooting on Carnes Road

One dead, two injured in shooting on Carnes Road By Victor Parkins One person is dead and two others are injured after an early morning homicide Wednesday, according to a report from Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas. Sheriff Deputies responded to a 911 call about 3:30 a.m. at a house trailer located at 22 Carnes…

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GCTS/Polk Clark Alumni Association feeds 350 in food giveaway

By Caleb Revill The GCTS/Polk Clark Alumni Association in collaboration with The Vineyard Church distributed free food to the community on Saturday, Oct. 30 at the Polk-Clark School. Alumni Association President Violet White said that the community really came out and supported the food giveaway with “volunteers galore.” The Milan High School football team, members…

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FBI conducts search warrant on Sheriff Paul Thomas’ home

FBI conducts search warrant on Sheriff Paul Thomas’ home By Caleb Revill Federal Bureau of Investigation officials conducted several search warrants in Gibson County, one of which was on Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas’ home in Milan on Thursday morning, Sept. 1. Memphis FBI Field Office Public Affairs Officer Lisa-Anne Culp confirmed that the FBI…

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Hornets band to perform frightening feature show

Hornets band to perform frightening Friday feature show By Caleb Revill South Gibson County High School’s Hornets marching band has a spooky surprise for spectators at Friday night’s Aug. 26 football game against Westwood. SGCHS Band Director Stephen Price said that the rehearsals for the performance of “Marked” have ranged throughout the summer. The horror-themed…

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West Carroll schools close due to COVID

West Carroll schools close Thursday, Friday due to COVID By Caleb Revill Schools in the West Carroll Special School District will be closed Thursday Jan. 20 and Friday Jan. 21 due to a heavy increase in COVID cases among students, faculty and staff. Superintendent Preston Caldwell cited increasing COVID cases and quarantines among staff as…

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Milan Police Department investigates local homicide

Milan Police Department investigates local homicide By Caleb Revill Update October 22, 10 a.m. – MPD has now confirmed that a person of interest is in custody. The department is still following up different leads and tips from the community. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact MPD at (731) 686-3309. October 21 – The…

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Milan Fire Department holds special ops drills

Milan Fire Department holds Special Operations drills, prepares for FEMA deployment qualifications By Caleb Revill A roofer at the Milan Walmart has a heart attack on top of the roof. There is no easy, accessible way to get to them, and time is running out. -Luckily, this is just a scenario that the Milan Fire…

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Education Commissioner visits West TN

Education Commissioner visits West TN for ‘Accelerating TN 2021’ bus tour By Caleb Revill Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn visited with teachers across several West Tennessee school districts as a part of the “Accelerating TN 2021” bus tour. The Milan Special School District hosted Schwinn’s visit at the Milan FEMA building on Monday, June 21.…

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