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Flood Warning until 01:00PM Saturday

on April 18, 2019, 8:50 AM / in Local News

The Flood Warning continues for the North Fork Forked Deer River… North Fork Obion River…Obion River…S.F. of the Forked Deer River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson * from Friday April 19 until Saturday April 20. * At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 28.1 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * […]

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Police Investigate Homicide at 33 Carver Ave – Plan to Increase Presence in Targeted Area

on April 17, 2019, 7:56 AM / in Local News

On April 15, 2019, around 11:45 p.m., Jackson police responded to a Shot Spotter alert at 33 Carver Avenue. Officers arrived to find a victim with gunshot wounds near the C building. The victim was identified as Cornelius Fields, 36, of Jackson. Fields was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Investigators responded, processed the […]

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Police to Charge Woman with First-Degree Murder in Homicide of Ex-Husband

Police to Charge Woman with First-Degree Murder in Homicide of Ex-Husband

on April 10, 2019, 8:56 AM / in Local News

Jackson police will charge Bradi Baker, 60, of Jackson, with First-Degree Murder for the shooting death of her recently divorced husband. She is scheduled to be formally arraigned April 10 in Jackson City Court. On April 8, 2019, around 3 p.m., Officers responded to a shooting outside a home at 1305 Hollywood Drive, at the corner of Hollywood and Sherell […]

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For whom do you Support for Jackson City Mayor

For whom do you Support for Jackson City Mayor

on April 10, 2019, 8:23 AM / in Local News, Opinion

This was simply a poll question and we were testing the system: We hope that some of you are supporting a candidate for Mayor of the city of Jackson, maybe not. While this is early and you may not have a choice yet, we are still asking you to just choose. In about 10 days we will do this again […]

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Jackson police confirm one killed, one in custody after Monday shooting

on April 9, 2019, 8:56 AM / in Local News

In a report from the Jackson Police Dept: One person was killed and one was taken into custody after a shooting on Monday afternoon. The Jackson Police Department responded to a residence at the intersection of Sherrill Drive and the 1400 block of Hollywood Drive at around 3 p.m., according to Jackson Police Chief Julien Wiser. Jackson Police Chief Wiser […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on April 6, 2019, 6:31 AM / in Local News

Robbery Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a recent robbery that occurred at the Tap and need the communities assistance identifying this person of interest. If anyone can identify the female in these photographs, contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at www.jmcrimestoppers.org Address/Location Jackson Tennessee Police Department 234 Institute St Jackson, TN 38301

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Shooting Investigation Determined to be Self-Defense, Man will Not Face Homicide Charges

on April 6, 2019, 6:24 AM / in Local News

A shooting investigation by the Jackson Police Department has determined that the shooter acted in self-defense and will not face homcide charges. On April 4, 2019, around 1:45 a.m., Jackson police responded to a Shot Spotter alert at 112 Martha Street. Shortly afterward, Tristan Kinnes, 32, of Jackson, arrived at a local hospital by private vehicle. He later died from […]

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Father Indicted for First-Degree Murder & Aggravated Child Abuse in Death of His 8-Week Old Son

Father Indicted for First-Degree Murder & Aggravated Child Abuse in Death of His 8-Week Old Son

on April 4, 2019, 9:00 AM / in Local News

Father Indicted for First-Degree Murder and Aggravated Child Abuse in Death of His Eight-Week Old Son A 2018 death investigation by the Jackson Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Mathew Sealy, 32, of Jackson, for the homicide of his eight-week-old son. On July 8, 2018, Jackson police were called to Woodcreek Apartments at 1000 Hollywood Drive. An infant […]

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The Parking Garage … April 2, 2007

on April 2, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Local News, News

“For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” (Prov 23:7) A neophyte in the realm of city council having been elected the first time and in my first couple of months of service after running against Mrs. Anna Parks Covington (a very gracious lady by the way),  I had been invited to a private meeting between Mr. […]

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Beer Permit Board Meet April 2, 2019

on April 1, 2019, 7:11 AM / in Local News

Notice is hereby given that the City of Jackson, Tennessee, Beer Permit Board will meet Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 East Main Street, to consider the following applications for a beer permit: William Joseph Stone, Jr. for a special occasion permit to sell, store and serve beer at an […]

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Jackson City Council will hold it’s monthly Meeting Tuesday April 2nd 2019

on March 29, 2019, 12:33 PM / in Local News, News

Some Items on the Agenda for Tuesday include: First reading of a Consideration of an Ordinance to rezone property located at 2192 Hollywood Drive, from B-5 (Highway Business) District to A-O (Agriculture and Open Land) District, comprising .427± acres, submitted by David Bailey on behalf of Leroy Johnson Trust. First reading of the Consideration of proposed revisions to the Refuse […]

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Jackson City Police  Investigating Shooting, Man in Custody

Jackson City Police Investigating Shooting, Man in Custody

on March 28, 2019, 8:23 AM / in Local News

On March 26, 2019 around 4:45 p.m., Officers responded to a shooting at a business on College Park Cove. The victim, a 44-year-old Jackson man, identified the shooter as a co-worker, Bruce Cole. Officers began immediately searching for Cole, 41, of Jackson. Shortly afterward, Officers attempted to stop a car on Old Hickory Blvd., in which Cole was a passenger. […]

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Hospital Trustees Meet… WTH bleeding a little but still buying up everything it can.

Hospital Trustees Meet… WTH bleeding a little but still buying up everything it can.

on March 28, 2019, 8:04 AM / in Local News

The Board of Trustees of the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District met on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Highlights of the meeting included:  Employee of the Month Congratulations to Briana Partain in Patient Access on being recognized as March Employee of the Month. Bri has been working for WTH for 5 years and always has the best attitude. She is dependable […]

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (April 4-7)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (April 4-7)

on March 26, 2019, 6:31 PM / in Announcements, Local News

Preview Party for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Wednesday April 3, 2019 Come watch the final dress rehearsal for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and enjoy catered heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. You will enjoy an intimate performance in a much more casual atmosphere and can mix and mingle with the actors after the show. During intermission, there will be coffee […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person involved in a theft.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person involved in a theft.

on March 24, 2019, 6:14 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating the theft of a cell phone from 2120 Emporium Drive, Sam’s Club, and need assistance identifying a potential suspect. On March 16th, officers with the Jackson Police Department took a report referencing the theft of a cell phone.  The victim of this theft advised the phone was mistakenly left on the counter […]

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SCAM ALERT!!!! Fraudulent Officer Calling Real Office

on March 15, 2019, 8:52 PM / in Local News

On March 15th, a police officer with the Jackson Police Department received a phone call from 731-425-8400 which is the number from the Jackson Police Department.  The caller identified himself as an officer with the Jackson Police Department. The caller told the REAL Police Officer that there was a warrant for her arrest in an effort of obtaining money.  The REAL […]

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March Agenda for the MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS March 18, 2019

on March 12, 2019, 7:57 AM / in Local News

The Madison County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 A.M. March 18 at The West TN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER, 605 Airways Blvd., CONFERENCE ROOM 150 Commissioner GARY D. DEATON, chairman has released the following agenda: The following matters will be presented for your consideration: Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag LED BY PASTOR BENTON Roll call […]

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Man Charged with First-Degree Murder in Domestic-Related Homicide

Man Charged with First-Degree Murder in Domestic-Related Homicide

on March 7, 2019, 1:22 PM / in Local News

Police Charge Man with First-Degree Murder in Domestic-Related Homicide Jackson police have charged Antonio James with First-Degree Murder in the shooting death of his mother, Ermateen James. Around 6 p.m., March 5, 2019, Officers responded to a shooting at 239 Highview Street. Ermateen James, 52, was found unresponsive, inside her home with a gunshot wound. She was transported to a […]

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The missing juvenile, Melody Alford, has been located.

on March 4, 2019, 6:09 AM / in Local News

The missing juvenile, Melody Alford, has been located unharmed.  The Officers and Investigators of the Jackson Police Department appreciate the assistance in locating Melody. Earlier this date March 3rd, Officers and Investigators of the Jackson Police Department were investigating a report of a missing juvenile whose name was Melody Alford. According to reports, Melody was last seen Saturday, March 2nd at approximately 9:50 […]

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Home in Three Destroyed by fire

Home in Three Destroyed by fire

on February 26, 2019, 6:02 AM / in Local News

Madison County Fire Chief Eric Turner says they responded to a call of a house fire around 12:30 p.m. The family and animals are okay. No injuries were reported. It took about 20 minutes for firefighters to put out the flames. The cause of the fire is unknown and is still under investigation.

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