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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Robbery possible motive for Gibson shooting

Robbery possible motive for Gibson shooting By Logan Watson A man was shot in the arm during an altercation inside his Gibson apartment Tuesday afternoon. The victim, whose name has not been released, reportedly told investigators that he was attempting to purchase a small amount of marijuana when the dealer showed up at his door…

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Humboldt armed robbery suspects apprehended

Armed robbery suspects apprehended after standoff in Cades By Logan Watson A robbery in Humboldt last Monday ended in a standoff between suspects and numerous law enforcement agencies Wednesday afternoon at a home in the Cades community. According to Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas, 36-year-old Charius D. Ross, of Humboldt, and 20-year-old Catherine E. Connors,…

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Medina schools lock down after Snapchat comment

Medina schools lock down after Snapchat comment By Logan Watson Comments made by at least one student from South Gibson County High School in a group Snapchat thread caused all three Medina schools to go on lockdown early Friday morning. Sheriff Paul Thomas stated that the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of the…

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