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MLK Jr. Day events honor civil rights leader

MLK Jr. Day events honor civil rights leader By Michele Hughey The Trenton community celebrated the life, achievements and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, with two programs formed around the theme “What Does our Future Hold?” The event started at 10 a.m. at Gibson County Courthouse with a short program that…

Bradford murder suspects still at large

Suspects at large in Bradford murder Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas has confirmed that three individuals have been charged in connection with a robbery that killed one individual and seriously wounded another in Bradford Wednesday morning. Investigators have charged Amanda Nicole Cathey, 33, of Trenton, Tyler Blake Pierce, 28, of Milan, and Johnny Dale Yarbrough,…

Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association Homecoming Event set for September 17-18

“Homecoming Heritage Reflection – Linking Past & Present” By Dr. Al Jordan The Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association will be holding a Homecoming event this Saturday and Sunday. The event will recognize the “Who’s Who History Makers Lifetime Achievers.” According to the sponsors, the award and recognition select committee, and chairperson Ms. Joyce Hill-Glenn,…

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…

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,…

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…

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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Former teacher arrested for Statutory Rape

Former teacher arrested on charges of Statutory Rape   Former Peabody High School Chemistry teacher Brandon Doyle was arrested on Friday, June 17, and now faces charges of Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure. According to a press release from the Trenton Police Department, the investigation into Doyle’s inappropriate relationships with students began after one…

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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