Gibson County man gets 7 years after 2019 Meth sting

Gibson County Man Sentenced to 7 Years for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine Jackson, TN – Michael Taylor, 37, has been sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. D. Michael Dunavant, U.S. Attorney announced the sentence today. According to information presented in court, on May 20, 2019,…

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Lady Bulldogs’ Edwards signs with Bethel University

Edwards becomes first Lady Bulldog to play collegiate soccer By Logan Watson Jewelya Edwards, one of the cornerstones of the Lady Bulldogs soccer program, inked a deal with the Bethel University Wildcats Monday morning. In doing so, Edwards became the first Lady Bulldogs soccer player to play at the collegiate level in school history. “I…

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Commissioner Schwinn makes statement about Executive Order No. 50

Gov. Bill Lee’s recent extension of the State of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic left parents and teachers across the state with more questions than answers, especially with the beginning of the 2020-21 school year just weeks away. Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn sent out a volley of emails to school Superintendents…

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Milan schools to reopen “as close to normal as possible”

“As Close to Normal As Possible” MSSD schools set reopening plan By Logan Watson With little more than a month left to go before students return to class, Milan schools are aiming for a smooth transition when they open their doors in the post-COVID landscape. “Our goal is to return to school as normal as…

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DTF seizes $568K in meth, Oxycodone

Humboldt, Tenn. – The West Tennessee Drug Task Force operating out of the 28th Judicial District seized more than 12 pounds of methamphetamine – ice and 872 OxyContin® 30mg. during a search warrant.    On 6/18/2020, Agents served a search warrant at 626 N. 14th Street Humboldt, Tn. following an investigation into the sale of…

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MPD makes arrest in murder of Corinthain Gunn

Trenton man charged with First Degree Murder By Logan Watson A Trenton man was arrested last night, charged with the murder of Corinthain Gunn, Sr. Demarion Tyrel Mayberry, 26, has been charged with First Degree Murder in the killing, which took place outside a house party on May 27. When authorities responded to the shots…

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One killed in Milan shootings

One killed in Milan shootings By Logan Watson Milan police responded to a pair of shootings on Wednesday, May 20, one of which claimed the life of a 25-year-old man. The first incident took place just before 5:00 at an apartment complex on College Street. According to Chief of Police Bobby Sellers, two men, Terry…

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Skullbone man killed in shooting

Skullbone man shot & killed Sunday morning By Victor Parkins Gibson County Sheriff Deputies responded to a domestic call of shots fired Sunday morning that resulted in the death of Troy Cantrell, 56. Sources told the Mirror-Exchange that Cantrell had threatened his father, Harlan Cantrell, prior to the shooting that happened around 11:00 a.m. When…

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One killed in Milan shootings

One killed in Milan shootings By Logan Watson Milan police responded to a pair of shootings on Wednesday, May 20, one of which claimed the life of a 25-year-old man. The first incident took place just before 5:00 p.m. at an apartment complex on College Street. According to Milan Chief of Police Bobby Sellers, two…

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Donor pays off $14k in lunch debt

Donor pays $14k in school lunch debt By Logan Watson Thanks to an anonymous donor, an enormous burden is being lifted from the shoulders of thousands of parents in Gibson County. The donor has reportedly committed to paying off outstanding school lunch debts for students in all five school districts in Gibson County. The generous…

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