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Pro-consolidation group addresses GCSSD Board

Pro-Consolidation Group Addresses GCSSD Board By Logan Watson A group of teachers and parents in favor of consolidating the schools on the north end of the Gibson County Special School District had their first official audience with the GCSSD Board of Trustees last Thursday night. The group pressed the issue on social media during the…

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County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects

County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects By Caleb Revill   The Gibson County Commission will vote to allocate $4,689,709 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds to be spent on city drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects at their upcoming September meeting. County commissioners meet in regular bimonthly session Monday,…

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Officer Capps saluted for heroic actions

Officer Capps saluted for heroic actions August 11 was a busy day for Rutherford Police Officer Alex Capps. Officer Capps responded to a home in Rutherford, where he discovered Danny Faulkner in his shop, trapped under the wheels of a tractor. According to Officer Capps, Faulkner had been working on the tractor, then cranked it…

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Early Voting totals increase in final week

Early Voting totals increase in final week Election Day is Thursday   Early Voting for the County General Election closed at noon on Saturday, with more voters turning out for the second week of polling. In total, 1,394 registered voters cast their ballots last week, compared to 1,263 from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, July…

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Renovations continue at Eagle Building

By Logan Watson   After weeks of discussing the state of the Eagle Building, the proverbial ball is beginning to roll on some much-needed renovations. Mayor Ray Carroll noted that repairs to the floor have been completed at no charge by Joey Turner of T&T Flooring and that the plumbing has been finished for the…

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Rutherford increasing patrols around pool

By Logan Watson The Rutherford Police Department is going to be paying extra attention to the City Pool and surrounding areas for the rest of the summer. Mayor Sandy Simpson stated that increased patrols were needed after her family and friends smelled an odor resembling marijuana smoke during a pool party. “What’s going on at…

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Firefighters save church, crops from blazes

By Logan Watson Two recent fires could have been disastrous were it not for the quick action of local firefighters. On June 20, sparks from a combine ingited a field of uncut wheat on Gibson Road just outside of the Trenton City Limits shortly after noon. The owner of the field reported that 50 acres…

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Grand Jury indicts Jackson in Dyer murder

Special Grand Jury indicts man in Dyer murder By Logan Watson Jamocus Jackson, the man taken into custody following an investigation into a “suspicious death” in Dyer on Sunday, was indicted by a special session of the Gibson County Grand Jury this morning on charges of First Degree Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of…

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