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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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Gov. Bill Lee lifts restrictions on spectator sports

By Caleb Revill Gov. Bill Lee issued a statement on “Executive Order No. 75” Thursday lifting restrictions on who can participate in or attend indoor school sporting events starting Feb. 1. On Dec. 20, 2020, Lee signed “Executive Order No. 70” as Tennessee COVID-19 cases skyrocketed to record high numbers. The order limited high school…

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MSSD passes motion to lower tax rates

By Caleb Revill The Milan Special School District passed a motion to lower taxes at Monday night’s board meeting, Jan. 26. The uncommon move was made to lower the current tax rate of $2.23 to $2.16, taking effect Oct. 1, 2021. The tax rate was originally increased in 2019 to help assist with renovation costs…

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TSSAA updates basketball game restrictions

TSSAA updates game restrictions to allow grandparents, school faculty amid extension of executive order By Caleb Revill The TSSAA announced via press release updated restrictions for athletic contests amid the extension of Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 70 through Feb. 27. The order was originally set to expire on Jan. 19 at 11:59 p.m.,…

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County Health Departments offer COVID-19 Vaccinations

TDH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATION BY APPOINTMENT Health Departments Scheduling by Phase as Vaccine Supplies Arrive NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennesseans can…

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‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors

‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors Police warn about post-holiday break-ins By Logan Watson A rash of recent burglaries around Milan have police urging residents to make sure their doors are locked before turning in for a long winter’s nap. The holiday season is, well, like Christmas for opportunistic thieves. Families make the mistake…

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