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Commissioner Schwinn makes statement about Executive Order No. 50

Gov. Bill Lee’s recent extension of the State of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic left parents and teachers across the state with more questions than answers, especially with the beginning of the 2020-21 school year just weeks away. Tennessee Commissioner of Education Dr. Penny Schwinn sent out a volley of emails to school Superintendents…

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Milan schools to reopen “as close to normal as possible”

“As Close to Normal As Possible” MSSD schools set reopening plan By Logan Watson With little more than a month left to go before students return to class, Milan schools are aiming for a smooth transition when they open their doors in the post-COVID landscape. “Our goal is to return to school as normal as…

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DTF seizes $568K in meth, Oxycodone

Humboldt, Tenn. – The West Tennessee Drug Task Force operating out of the 28th Judicial District seized more than 12 pounds of methamphetamine – ice and 872 OxyContin® 30mg. during a search warrant.    On 6/18/2020, Agents served a search warrant at 626 N. 14th Street Humboldt, Tn. following an investigation into the sale of…

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MPD makes arrest in murder of Corinthain Gunn

Trenton man charged with First Degree Murder By Logan Watson A Trenton man was arrested last night, charged with the murder of Corinthain Gunn, Sr. Demarion Tyrel Mayberry, 26, has been charged with First Degree Murder in the killing, which took place outside a house party on May 27. When authorities responded to the shots…

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One killed in Milan shootings

One killed in Milan shootings By Logan Watson Milan police responded to a pair of shootings on Wednesday, May 20, one of which claimed the life of a 25-year-old man. The first incident took place just before 5:00 at an apartment complex on College Street. According to Chief of Police Bobby Sellers, two men, Terry…

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Skullbone man killed in shooting

Skullbone man shot & killed Sunday morning By Victor Parkins Gibson County Sheriff Deputies responded to a domestic call of shots fired Sunday morning that resulted in the death of Troy Cantrell, 56. Sources told the Mirror-Exchange that Cantrell had threatened his father, Harlan Cantrell, prior to the shooting that happened around 11:00 a.m. When…

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One killed in Milan shootings

One killed in Milan shootings By Logan Watson Milan police responded to a pair of shootings on Wednesday, May 20, one of which claimed the life of a 25-year-old man. The first incident took place just before 5:00 p.m. at an apartment complex on College Street. According to Milan Chief of Police Bobby Sellers, two…

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Tennessee Attorney General files suit against Trenton company

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has filed a civil enforcement complaint under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) against The Rustic Flag Company (RFC) and its owner, Justin Scott, for engaging in deceptive and unfair trade practices. The state’s complaint alleges that defendants received payments from thousands of customers for products…

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Decrease in reports of child abuse cause for concern

By Crystal Burns   Reports of suspected child abuse in Gibson County are down, but for the professional, experienced staff at the Gibson County Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, that isn’t a good thing. Bett Jewell, director of the Gibson County Center, explained that the decline in reports is directly linked…

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Piercey ‘built for job’ as health commissioner

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Trenton native and Gibson County resident is providing a calm but confident voice of reassurance to Tennesseans. Dr. Lisa Piercey, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, was born and raised in Trenton, where she graduated from Peabody High School. She is a key player in Governor…

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