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Former teacher arrested for Statutory Rape

Former teacher arrested on charges of Statutory Rape   Former Peabody High School Chemistry teacher Brandon Doyle was arrested on Friday, June 17, and now faces charges of Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure. According to a press release from the Trenton Police Department, the investigation into Doyle’s inappropriate relationships with students began after one…

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Grand Jury indicts Jackson in Dyer murder

Special Grand Jury indicts man in Dyer murder By Logan Watson Jamocus Jackson, the man taken into custody following an investigation into a “suspicious death” in Dyer on Sunday, was indicted by a special session of the Gibson County Grand Jury this morning on charges of First Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of…

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Sheppard named Lady Pioneers volleyball coach

Sheppard named Lady Pioneers volleyball coach By Lori Cathey Recently Gibson County administration named Todd Sheppard as the new Lady Pioneers volleyball coach. This past Thursday, June 2, a Meet and Greet for Coach Sheppard was held for parents and players in the B.O. Booth Gym. GCHS Principal Jim Hughes welcomd everyone, gave a brief…

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Jackson will not seek reelection

Trenton Mayor Jackson will not seek reelection   Mayor Ricky Jackson has announced that he will not seek reelection for mayor in the upcoming City of Trenton election in November. Jackson was first elected to the position in November 2014 and reelected in November 2018. He had served as a city councilman since September 1995…

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Curtis Halford looks back on time with legislature

Halford looks back on years with legislature By Logan Watson For almost 14 years, Curtis Halford has represented Gibson County and the rest of the 79th district in the Tennessee House of Representatives, but very soon he will be stepping away from the state legislature and returning to his role as a regular citizen. Before…

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Dyer Mayor arrested on Felony Theft charges

Dyer Mayor charged with Felony Theft   City of Dyer Mayor Chris Younger turned himself in to law enforcement officials today after being charged with Felony Theft over $2,500. According to a release issued by the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Younger stands accused of stealing money from an elderly Dyer citizen. District Attorney General Frederick…

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Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with food giveaway

Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with giveaway 1,200 food boxes available Wednesday By Logan Watson   Trenton’s First Baptist Church North is taking a leap of faith this week. According to Reverend Ferdnando Bailey, his church is preparing to give away over 1,200 boxes of food, no matter the need, every Wednesday morning. “It’s…

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West Tennessee Healthcare to host 3 regional COVID-19 vaccination events

By Caleb Revill West Tennessee Healthcare will be hosting three regional COVID-19 vaccination events on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the following locations in Jackson, Humboldt and Selmer: Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, TN, J.F. Health, Physical Education & Recreation Building Humboldt Medical Center, 3525 Chere Carol Road, Humboldt,…

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Bulldogs have two of the top 30 recruits in Tennessee

By Victor Parkins Football season might be six months away, but the recruiting trail is red hot for two Milan Bulldogs. Anthony Brown (6-2, 192) and AJ Barham (6-4, 230) are two of the top 30 recruits in Tennessee, according to 24/7 Recruiting service.  Both are rated as 3-star recruits. Brown, a multi-purpose athlete, will…

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