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Humboldt General Session   General Sessions John Butler Jr. – contempt of court Leonard Cox – DUI Kimberly Jenkins – theft under $1,000 Patricia Welch – vandalism Valerie McCurry – public intoxication Jesse Gapen – simple possession of Schedule II, DUI Rita Raines – contempt of court Ronnie Creighton – simple possession of Schedule II…

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TL&W backs TVA in ‘power wheeling’ complaint

Trenton Light and Water backs TVA in ‘Power Wheeling’ complaint By Logan Watson The Trenton Light & Water Board has joined a coalition of close to 50 public utilities standing with the Tennessee Valley Authority against “power wheeling,” the process of transmitting power from a producer to a user outside of their service area. The…

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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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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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‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors

‘Tis the Season to Lock Your Doors Police warn about post-holiday break-ins By Logan Watson A rash of recent burglaries around Milan have police urging residents to make sure their doors are locked before turning in for a long winter’s nap. The holiday season is, well, like Christmas for opportunistic thieves. Families make the mistake…

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Humboldt Police Report The Humboldt Police Department reported the following arrests from December 28, 2020 through January 3, 2021: Timothy Ray Beard, b/m, 58 of Humboldt – Arrest date and location: 12/29/2020; W. Main St.; Charges: driving revoked/suspended/expired license, financial responsibility law, violation registration law, stop sign violation. Arresting officer: PTL Cano. Keith Brown, w/m,…

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Not the Christmas Day Nashville wanted to wake up to

Not the Christmas Day Nashville wanted to wake up to By Caleb Revill For Tennesseans, Christmas 2020 should be a reminder to be thankful for the things we may take for granted. I’m still relatively new to Milan and West Tennessee. For most of my life I’ve called Middle Tennessee -and Nashville- my home. I…

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Local, state courts closed through Jan. 29

Tennessee Supreme Court orders provisions to suspend most in-person proceedings at local and state courts By Caleb Revill With regards to Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 70, the Supreme Court of Tennessee has adopted provisions that will suspend almost all in-person proceedings at both local and state courts from December 28, 2020 to January…

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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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