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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One dead in Friday night murder

One dead in Friday night murder By Logan Watson Investigators with the Milan Police Department are currently seeking information on a shooting that took the life of a Milan man Friday night. The shooting occurred in the Heritage Villas apartment complex around 8:30 p.m. Friday night. Officers were dispatched to the scene after receiving a…

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Avery Williamson awaits his future in the NFL

Avery Williamson awaits his future in the NFL By Victor Parkins Milan hometown hero Avery Williamson was back in town last week visiting family and friends as he awaits his future in the NFL. Williamson, 25, holds the all time career record for tackles at Milan High School.  He was one of the most feared…

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‘Made in Milan’ – Hargett Materials, Inc. uses innovative ‘bendable concrete’

‘Made In Milan’ Milan firm expanding with innovative construction products By Steve Short You don’t often see elephants in Milan, Tennessee. But Elephant Armor, an innovative, “bendable” concrete, is being made in Milan by Hargett Materials, Inc. And the future looks bright for Hargett, which is branching out with the production of cutting edge construction…

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Tuesday shooting possibly related to 2017 crime

Arrests made in Tuesday shooting Incident likely related to 2017 crime By Logan Watson A shooting on Creswell Street that endangered the lives of four people last Tuesday afternoon resulted in Attempted Murder charges for a Milan native. According to reports from the Milan Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of Creswell and…

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Dr. King’s Legacy calls us to be ‘drum majors for justice’

Dr. King’s legacy calls us to be ‘drum majors for justice’ Ninth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration held By Steve Short The words and actions of Martin Luther King, Jr. call people to be “drum majors for justice” today, an audience in Milan was told Sunday, Jan. 21. Rev. Dr. Stevey Wilburn,…

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Milan’s 1968 Final Four teams to be honored Jan. 26

Milan’s 1968 Final Four teams to be honored Jan. 26 Lady Dogs were third in state; Bulldogs fourth By Steve Short   It was called “perhaps the greatest basketball season in Milan High history.” In March, 1968, both Milan High basketball teams reached the state tournament final four, the Bulldogs finishing fourth in Memphis, and…

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Lucille King looks back 100 years in Gibson County

Lucille King looks back on a century in Gibson County King celebrated 100th birthday on Dec. 30 By Logan Watson After 100 years on the goodness of God’s green earth, Lucille King couldn’t have hoped for a better place to spend her life than Gibson County. King celebrated her 100th birthday on December 30, surrounded…

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