Pettigrew out as Bulldogs coach

Pettigrew out as Bulldogs coach By Victor Parkins After two years guiding the Bulldog football program, Craig ‘Teddy’ Pettigrew is out as the head coach.  He resigned from the position Monday morning. Pettigrew was 14-11 in his tenure with the Bulldogs.  He led Milan to the playoffs in both of his two seasons, with each of those teams finishing…

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Investigators find more remains in wooded area

Investigators locate more remains in Phillips investigation By Logan Watson Investigators have confirmed that more remains have been found near the rural site where the skull of Sarah Michelle Phillips was discovered. The incomplete human remains were found roughly 100 yards from where the skull was initially found by a Gibson County resident on October…

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Handcffed fugitive escapes arrest after Gibson traffic stop

Fugitive at large after fleeing traffic stop on foot By Logan Watson An unruly fugitive escaped custody after attempting to hang himself following a traffic stop in Gibson late last night. Matthew Dillon Inman, 24, of Bradford, was initially stopped for speeding and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, but the incident escalated quickly…

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Human remains identified as Sarah Phillips

Remains identified as missing Milan woman By Logan Watson Human remains found over the weekend have been positively identified as missing Milan woman Sarah Michelle Phillips. Phillips, 22, was reported missing by her father earlier this year after leaving her home with a friend on January 9. Phillips had been known to leave for extended…

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Forcum Lannom to head MSSD renovations

Forcum Lannom to head MSSD renovations By Logan Watson Dyersburg-based construction firm Forcum Lannom was chosen last night to move forward as the Construction Manager for the upcoming  renovation projects at Johnnie Hale Stadium and Milan High School. The Milan Special School District’s Board of Education held a special called meeting Thursday night, calling in…

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MSSD board bypasses lowest bid, narrows construction managers

MSSD Board bypasses lowest bid, narrows construction managers By Logan Watson After deliberating for weeks over which firm should oversee the renovations at Johnnie Hale Stadium and Milan High School, the Milan Special School District’s Board of Education voted Monday night to short-list two of the bidders, opting not to choose the lowest bid. A…

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Arrest made in Tim Jones’ murder

A Milan man has been arrested for the April 3rd murder of Tim Jones, 55.   Jones’ body was discovered in his apartment located at 73 Bradford Highway. Milan barber Tony York, 61, was taken into custody Monday morning after authorities received crime lab results on two key pieces of evidence from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. Jones’ corpse was found…

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California man says Taylor forged his name on legal documents

California man says Taylor forged his name on legal documents By Logan Watson *Editor’s Note: This story has been updated and revised with more accurate information from a lengthy order issued by Judge  Jimmy Croom of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Christopher M. Wilson, an employee of Foreclosure Avoidance Group in Santa Ana, California, stated that…

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Milan man apprehended by U.S. Marshals

Milan man apprehended by U.S. Marshals By Logan Watson According to documents provided by Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas, Taylor’s arrest stems from an order from the West Tennessee district of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Taylor had reportedly filed a chapter 13 petition for bankruptcy relief on May 28.
Judge Jimmy R. Croom issued two orders…

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Fugitive apprehended in Milan

Fugitive apprehended in Milan By Logan Watson U.S. Marshals apprehended wanted fugitive John McKinnie in Milan earlier this morning with the assistance of the 28th Judicial District Drug Task Force. Unmarked vehicles swarmed the area Thursday morning, with witnesses stating that law enforcement had to break down the door of a home. According to 28th…

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