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West Carroll schools close due to COVID

West Carroll schools close Thursday, Friday due to COVID By Caleb Revill Schools in the West Carroll Special School District will be closed Thursday Jan. 20 and Friday Jan. 21 due to a heavy increase in COVID cases among students, faculty and staff. Superintendent Preston Caldwell cited increasing COVID cases and quarantines among staff as…

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Gibson County Election Commission votes to close precincts

Election Commission votes to close precincts Town Hall set for Nov. 30   By Logan Watson The Gibson County Election Commission voted to close a number of superfluous voting precincts throughout the county and open a third Early Voting location in Rutherford to help increase voter turnout in the upcoming elections. Matthew Gill, a representative…

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Vietnam vets, families to be honored at Traveling Wall ceremony

Veterans, families to be honored at Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall ceremony By Logan Watson Local veterans who lost their lives in the Vietnam War will be honored at ceremonies this week during the display of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton. The memorial, a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,…

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Milan pitcher waiting on his big break

By Victor Parkins Former Milan Bulldog right handed pitcher Griffin Miller has come a long way since his time playing for the Diamond Dogs in the class of 2018. After two seasons playing for Dyersburg State Community College, Miller, 21, is playing in the Major League Baseball Draft League this summer.  If his name is…

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Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with food giveaway

Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with giveaway 1,200 food boxes available Wednesday By Logan Watson   Trenton’s First Baptist Church North is taking a leap of faith this week. According to Reverend Ferdnando Bailey, his church is preparing to give away over 1,200 boxes of food, no matter the need, every Wednesday morning. “It’s…

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West Tennessee Healthcare to host 3 regional COVID-19 vaccination events

By Caleb Revill West Tennessee Healthcare will be hosting three regional COVID-19 vaccination events on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the following locations in Jackson, Humboldt and Selmer: Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, TN, J.F. Health, Physical Education & Recreation Building Humboldt Medical Center, 3525 Chere Carol Road, Humboldt,…

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Boost in COVID-19 vaccines expected this month

Boost in COVID-19 vaccines expected this month Health Department urges community to help seniors get vaccinated By Logan Watson An increase in COVID-19 vaccines later this month could mean a new phase designation on the horizon for Gibson County. According to Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey, a Trenton native and Milan resident,…

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Gov. Bill Lee lifts restrictions on spectator sports

By Caleb Revill Gov. Bill Lee issued a statement on “Executive Order No. 75” Thursday lifting restrictions on who can participate in or attend indoor school sporting events starting Feb. 1. On Dec. 20, 2020, Lee signed “Executive Order No. 70” as Tennessee COVID-19 cases skyrocketed to record high numbers. The order limited high school…

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MSSD passes motion to lower tax rates

By Caleb Revill The Milan Special School District passed a motion to lower taxes at Monday night’s board meeting, Jan. 26. The uncommon move was made to lower the current tax rate of $2.23 to $2.16, taking effect Oct. 1, 2021. The tax rate was originally increased in 2019 to help assist with renovation costs…

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