Adkisson found guilty in Meadows murders

Adkisson found guilty in Meadows murders By Logan Watson Antonio Demetrius Adkisson, also known as Antonio Demetrius Turner, Jr., was found guilty by a jury of his peers today in the murders of Troy Whitemore II and De’Airrious Young. Adkisson’s trial began Tuesday in Gibson County Circuit Court and concluded this afternoon with the jury…

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Crockett uses strong second half to beat Lady Dogs

Crockett uses strong second half to beat Lady Dogs By Steve Short CROCKETT CO. 72, MILAN 48 MILAN Feb. 5 – Taking on No. 5 ranked Crockett Co. on Senior Night, the youthful Lady Bulldogs trailed 15-7 but stormed back to take a 29-28 lead before halftime. Katelyn Bradford made three 3-pointers the first half,…

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Bulldogs finish strong, top Crockett County 67-54

Bulldogs finish strong, top Crockett Co. 67-54 By Steve Short MILAN 67, CROCKETT CO. 54 MILAN Feb. 5 – With tough defense, balanced scoring and a strong fourth quarter finish, Milan’s Bulldogs put the bite on the Crockett Co. Cavaliers, grabbing a 13-point win and the Dogs’ second victory in District 13AA. Played on Senior…

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Former Humboldt, Peabody coach Colvin going into TSSAA Hall of Fame

Former Humboldt, Peabody basketball coach Colvin going into TSSAA Hall of Fame By Steve Short / Mirror-Exchange Tommy Colvin, former girls basketball coach at Humboldt and Trenton Peabody, now an assistant at Crockett Co., will be among nine new inductees in the TSSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2019. TSSAA made the announcement Thursday. Nine…

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Special Called Meeting to be held on Tax Increase

Special Called Meeting to be held on Tax Increase By Logan Watson The Milan Special School District’s Board of Education will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, December 11, to approve a tax increase for renovations for MSSD facilities. While there are renovation needs at Milan Elementary and Milan Middle, the discussion that will…

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FBI conducts forensic investigation of Cayce McDaniel’s home

FBI conducts forensic investigation of McDaniel home By Logan Watson The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a full forensic sweep of the childhood home of Cayce McDaniel earlier today. Members of an Evidence Response Team processed the entire house, located at 8021 N. First Street in Milan, using forensic technology that was not readily available…

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Additional Statutory Rape charges filed against Scruggs

Scruggs facing new charges of Statutory Rape, more charges to come By Logan Watson John Scruggs, former band director at Milan High School, was charged with an additional four counts of Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure Friday afternoon, according to Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas. Arrest warrants issued on November 2 stated that four…

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MHS Band Director arrested for sexual battery of juvenile

Milan band director arrested on sexual battery charges By Logan Watson A Milan educator was arrested last Thursday night, September 27, on charges of sexual battery stemming from incidents with an underage student. John Scruggs, 40, the band director at Milan High School, was charged with one count of sexual battery by an authority figure…

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Candidates sound off in county forum

Candidates sound off in Gibson County forum By Logan Watson Close to 100 citizens attended a forum for the candidates vying for offices within the Gibson County Courthouse last Tuesday night, giving those men and women an opportunity to weigh in on the issues that they felt were crucial to their positions. Fourteen candidates offered…

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Gibson police officer terminated over alleged sexual comments

Gibson fires police officer over alleged sexual comments By Victor Parkins The Gibson City Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to terminate Sgt. Larry Morris Monday night in a special called meeting. Morris was placed on unpaid administrative leave after a motorist filed a complaint against him on March 17, alleging that he made improper, sexual…

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