Tri-City Reporter – News

Dyer Mayor arrested on Felony Theft charges

Dyer Mayor charged with Felony Theft   City of Dyer Mayor Chris Younger turned himself in to law enforcement officials today after being charged with Felony Theft over $2,500. According to a release issued by the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Younger stands accused of stealing money from an elderly Dyer citizen. District Attorney General Frederick…

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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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Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate

Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate By Logan Watson Ryleigh Greene, a senior at Gibson County High School, received a high honor last week, being selected as a candidate for the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars program. Only 4,500 students across the country received the prestigious honor, which are chosen based on either an outstanding performance…

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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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County Health Departments offer COVID-19 Vaccinations

TDH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS OFFER COVID-19 VACCINATION BY APPOINTMENT Health Departments Scheduling by Phase as Vaccine Supplies Arrive NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennesseans can…

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Town Hall covers junior high basketball options

By Crystal Burns   The Gibson County Special School District board hosted a Town Hall to discuss options for consolidating the junior high basketball programs on the north end of the district Sunday, Jan. 10 at Gibson County High School. The board has discussed consolidation in years past and most recently at the district’s December…

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Yorkville School seeks recipes for cookbook

Yorkville School leaders are reaching out to students’ parents and families as well as community friends to collect recipes for a cookbook. All sales of the cookbook will benefit the school. “When families gather, you seem to find most of the people in the kitchen because that is where the food is!” principal Sharon Sewell…

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Tyson Foods helps create industrial maintenance program at GCHS

By Crystal Burns   Tyson Foods and a consortium of local industries have helped created an industrial maintenance program at Gibson County High School to give students opportunities to stay at home, earn a good living, and advance in their careers. Rodney Ellis, Tyson Foods technical education liaison, said the program is a “sampler platter”…

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Dyer assistant fire chief retires

By Cara Zarecor   At the onset of the all-present City of Dyer Mayor and Board of Alderpersons meeting last week, Mayor Chris Younger opened his report with a request for the members to entertain a motion to accept the retirement of Assistant Fire Chief Bob Moore. Unsuspecting board members seemed saddened and shocked as…

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Riley reflects on 33 years at GCUD

  By Pat Riley   My time at Gibson County Utility District (GCUD) can be summed up into one word. Changes. A lot has happened at GCUD in the past 33 years as with the natural gas industry. When I first came to GCUD in August of 1987, I already knew something about the utility…

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