Law enforcement seeks individuals in fire investigation

Law enforcement seeks individuals in fire investigation Inferno destroys abandoned city building By Logan Watson A massive fire destroyed a disused warehouse on College Street Thursday afternoon, sending billowing clouds of black smoke and embers high into the air and endangering nearby businesses and homes. Residents near the building stated that they believed the building…

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McDonald’s employee arrested for credit card fraud

McDonald’s employee arrested for credit card fraud Woman admits to stealing card info in drive-thru By Logan Watson Investigators with the Milan Police Department are urging customers of a Milan restaurant to examine their bank statements closely following a report of credit card fraud by an employee. Milan Police Chief Bobby Sellers stated Monday morning…

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Murder suspect in custody after retaliation shooting

Murder suspect in custody after retaliation shooting By Logan Watson A shooting early Monday morning at a Williamson Street home is believed to be retaliation for the murder of Zakevius Jones, according to Milan Police Chief Bobby Sellers. Milan police responded to a shots fired call at the residence just after midnight on July 8,…

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Misinformation sparks protest after noose found at MHS

Students protest after noose found at MHS Misinformation sparks worry in students, parents By Logan Watson African American students at Milan High School staged a peaceful protest Friday morning following an incident that occurred last Wednesday. More than 30 students sat quietly in the school’s cafeteria rather than go to class in order to make…

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Korean War soldier laid to rest after almost 70 years

Korean War soldier finally laid to rest in his homeland By Steve Short  A soft, cool rain fell on Pisgah Cemetery in Atwood Saturday, as the flag-draped coffin with the body of Corporal Benjamin White Scott was carried by a military honor guard from a white hearse to a grave, and a small crowd of…

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Sheriff, TBI investigate suspicious death near Milan

Sheriff, TBI investigate suspicious death near Milan By Logan Watson The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are currently investigating a suspicious death at 73 Bradford Highway,  just outside of the Milan City Limits. According to statements from Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas, the body of a white male was discovered…

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MHS renovation meeting set for April 2

Community to address MHS renovations on April 2 MSSD School Board in brief By Logan Watson Community members will have an opportunity to give their opinions on the upcoming renovations to Milan High School next week as the MSSD Board of Education and representatives of TLM, Associates meet to make preliminary decisions regarding the 40-year-old…

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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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