Tri - City Reporter Breaking News

House Fire in Yorkville

A Yorkville family lost their home to a fire last week. On Tuesday, Sept. 15 around 5:30 p.m., a passerby called Gibson County E-911 to report a fully involved structure fire at 344 Happy Hollow Road. Gibson County, Yorkville, and Dyer Fire departments responded to the scene. The first firefighters to arrive found the house…

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Birth Choice plans annual Walk for Life

Who do you walk for? Birth Choice, a local pro-life, non-profit pregnancy resource center, is holding its annual Walk for Life on Saturday, Oct. 3 at West Jackson Baptist Church. The walk will feature activities, food, free coffee, and will be fun for all ages to attend. With clinics in Trenton and Jackson, Birth Choice…

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53rd Davy Crockett Days Celebration kicks off Oct. 4

By Alan Abbott   The Davy Crockett Days Advisory Committee and volunteers want to encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the 53rd Davy Crockett Days Festival. The festival, held the first full week of October each year, gives us an opportunity to honor not only Colonel Crockett, but all those who came before us…

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GCSSD director urgers parents to keep symptomatic children home

By Crystal Burns   Better to be safe than sorry. Eddie Pruett, director of the Gibson County Special School District (GCSSD), is urging parents to keep children showing signs of COVID-19 at home. “We’re seeing quite a few students that are coming to school that are symptomatic,” Pruett told the GCSSD board at its Sept.…

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Six arrested in Rutherford drug bust

The West Tennessee Drug Task Force served a search warrant in Rutherford last week, resulting in the arrests of six people. Finis Hundley, 39, of Dyer; Rachel Morgan, 45, of Rutherford; Laura Burkhart, 40, of Greenfield; Joshua Montgomery, 36, of Bradford; Mathew Parish, 35, of Union City; and James “JR” Scott, 32, of McLemoresville; were…

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GCHS student builds outdoor classroom at Rutherford School

By Laurin Stroud   A Gibson County High School student has built an outdoor classroom at Rutherford School. Reese McVay has spent the last 11 years in Boy Scouts. To qualify for his Eagle Scout rank, he had to complete a community service project by his 18th birthday. “Reese knew he wanted to do something…

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Plans for new library to be presented

By Steve Short “Good news” is coming to Gibson County Commissioners next week. Officials will hear about plans for a new, state-of-the-art, county library planned for Trenton. At the commission’s bimonthly meeting September 14 at 9 a.m., architectural drawings of the interior of a new Gibson County Memorial Library will be presented. Floor plans of…

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Colleagues call retiring DA ‘a true public servant’

By Crystal Burns   When Garry Brown, district attorney general of the 28th Judicial District, walked out of the Teapot Museum in Trenton on Friday afternoon, he did so with an armload of gifts. Several of Brown’s former employees presented him with a personalized Heirloom Henry .22LR rifle. Members of the Tennessee District Attorneys General…

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White seeks election as Rutherford mayor

The following announcement is paid for by the candidate.   Robert H. “Bob” White is announcing that he is seeking election as mayor of the Town of Rutherford. “I have been a citizen of Rutherford for 63 years and raised three sons here, David White of Collierville, Terry White of Springdale, Ark. and Barry White…

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