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The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department expands itself once more by starting a Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.

on July 10, 2019, 6:42 AM / in Local News

The program started July 1 in Madison County has funds became available. It will allow participants in the WIC, or Women, Infants and Children, program to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers’ markets, while also supporting local farmers and their families. Each WIC participant in Madison County will receive three $5 vouchers in July and three $5 vouchers […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying possible suspects

Jackson Police are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying possible suspects

on July 6, 2019, 7:09 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a theft that occurred at 20 Johnson Creek Boulevard, Mapco Mart, and need assistance identifying these persons of interest. On June 14th, surveillance video captures these black males entering the Mapco and stealing several cartons of cigarettes.  According Mapco employees, “none of the team members or guests were injured during the event.”  […]

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Jackson Police select July “Employee of the Month.”

Jackson Police select July “Employee of the Month.”

on July 6, 2019, 7:07 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department is proud to announce Sergeant Chad French as “Employee of the Month” for the month of July.  Sergeant French has been with the Jackson Police Department for more than twenty years and is currently assigned as a supervisor in the “Domestic Violence Unit.” Sergeant French has done an excellent job as a leader and commander.  He works tirelessly and vigilantly to solve […]

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Jackson Police Investigators are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police Investigators are investigating a theft and need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on July 6, 2019, 7:05 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are working a case involving the theft of a cell phone from 7 Ridgecrest Road, Huck’s, and need assistance identifying this person of interest. On June 15th, surveillance video captures this unidentified white male who was wearing a camo jacket, orange T-shirt and camo cap with an orange “T” picking up a cell phone belonging to the […]

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God Help Us… New Jackson Mayor Scott Conger takes office

on July 2, 2019, 7:14 AM / in Local News

After 12 days of transition time, Scott Conger officially reported for work as mayor of Jackson on Monday. Conger took the oath of office in a private inauguration ceremony in his new office at City Hall with his family and a few friends and campaign staffers in attendance. The mayor was the last one to arrive with his wife and […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifter.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifter.

on June 28, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a theft that occurred at 2018 Highway 70E, Speedway.  Jackson Police are trying to identify this person of interest and need assistance. On June 13th, surveillance video captures an unidentified thin build white male shoplifting two twenty-four packs of Budlight beer valued at $53.  This unidentified person of interest was wearing a blue polo […]

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County Commission Meeting – Special Called 2019 July 1

on June 27, 2019, 8:27 AM / in Local News
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Effective July 1st, Tennessee’s new law “Hands-Free Tennessee” will be effective. See attached!!

on June 27, 2019, 6:59 AM / in Local News, State News

Effective July 1, 2019, a revision to TCA 55-8-199 will make the use of any hand held cellphone (or othe mobile device) while operating a motor vehicle a moving violation.  

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Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody

on June 27, 2019, 6:51 AM / in Local News

Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Suspect in Custody On June 25, 2019, around 10:30 p.m., the Jackson Police Department responded to a report of a burglary at 813 Westwood Avenue. Upon arrival, the homeowner met Officers outside and told them that she believed someone had broken into her home, and was still inside the residence. She said that the intruder was […]

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Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a person of interest.

on June 27, 2019, 6:50 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating the fraudulent use of identity and credit cards to acquire over $7,000.00 in fraudulent merchandise from Color Match, 344 S. Royal Street.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying this person of interest. Between June 6th and June 17th, surveillance video captures an unidentified heavy built black male with a beard and mustache utilizing stolen credit […]

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Good Morning Everybody! It’ Thursday, June 27, 2019

on June 27, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Twelve years ago, this was a horrific day, I had to put my 14 year old dog down and my mother in law went into the hospital for the last time with an inoperable brain tumor. She also died within a few days. I can remember burying my dog in his favorite spot in the yard then heading to the […]

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Police Identify Victim and Suspect in Ongoing Homicide Investigation

Police Identify Victim and Suspect in Ongoing Homicide Investigation

on June 25, 2019, 6:06 AM / in Local News

Police Identify Victim and Suspect in Ongoing Homicide Investigation The suspect in the June 23rd homicide has been identified as Eugene Richmond, 35, of Memphis. He is in custody at the Madison County Jail for the homicide of Isaiah Day, 18, of Jackson.  As police continue to probe the circumstances, the investigation thus far has determined that Richmond arrived in Jackson […]

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Memphis man in custody as police investigate morning homicide

on June 24, 2019, 7:08 AM / in Local News

Jackson police have arrested a suspect in a morning homicide. Around 9:20 a.m, June 23,  Jackson police responded to a shooting in the area of Old Hickory and Hollywood. A gunshot victim was found on the parking lot of a business in the 2000 block of Hollywood. The victim, an 18-year-old Jackson man, was transported to a local hospital and pronounced […]

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Scott Conger Wins Mayoral Election

on June 19, 2019, 8:07 PM / in Local News, Opinion

We will have to congratulate the newly elected mayor of Jackson TN Scott Conger, unless something happens between now and next Tuesday when the election commission certs the election. We are sure that the new mayor will jump start this community and beat back all the opposition and obstacles that face him. We have now doubt that he will solve […]

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Recognize this person using a stolen credit card at Kroger? Call JPD or Crime Stoppers

Recognize this person using a stolen credit card at Kroger? Call JPD or Crime Stoppers

on June 19, 2019, 7:55 PM / in Local News

On June 5, 2019, a citizen reported to Jackson police that someone broke into her vehicle and stole her purse. Video surveillance captured a suspect using the victim’s stolen credit cards at Kroger on North Parkway. Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect. She is a black female wearing a black “Jordan” t-shirt and blue jeans. Anyone […]

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Highland Heights UM Church closing after Sunday’s service

Highland Heights UM Church closing after Sunday’s service

on June 16, 2019, 7:05 AM / in Local News

Story by Tom Bailey  |   Daily Memphian  Highland Heights United Methodist Church holds its final service on Sunday, June 16, after worshipping at the same corner for 106 years. “Very difficult,” Rev. Rich Cook said of the emotional impact on the membership. Average attendance is down to about 30, and 154 people remain on the membership roll. “We have people […]

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Jackson Police need identifying two persons of interest possibly involved in a burglary

Jackson Police need identifying two persons of interest possibly involved in a burglary

on June 15, 2019, 6:18 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators are investigating an Auto Burglary and Theft of Property from 7 Cedar Ridge Cv.  Jackson Police need your assistance identifying these persons of interest. On May 5th, surveillance video from Best Buy captures two subjects attempting to return items that had been reported stolen from Cedar Ridge Cv.  These subjects obtained the receipt for these items during […]

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Jackson Police investigate June 12th homicide.

on June 14, 2019, 7:50 AM / in Local News

Ricky Maddox, age twenty-three, was found by Jackson Police outside his residence at 392 N. Liberty Street, less than a quarter mile from the Lift, suffering from gunshot wounds.  Maddox died after he was transported to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries. On June 12th, at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers with the Jackson Police Department responded to the […]

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Developer less confident about receiving tax credits necessary for new JCM, Madison Academic

on June 14, 2019, 6:46 AM / in Local News

Well, here’s another fine mess you got us into. Like the old adage spelled out time and time again by Oliver Hardy blaming poor old Laurel on how much trouble they are in Healthy Community developer Hal Crocker explained to the Republican caucus of the Madison County Commission on June how insecure he felt about receiving all the new market […]

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33 arrested in multi-agency operation in Jackson-Madison County

33 arrested in multi-agency operation in Jackson-Madison County

on June 12, 2019, 8:55 AM / in Local News

By the  WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has confirmed 33 people were arrested during a two-day, multi-agency investigation. The TBI stated the operation on June 5 and June 6 was conducted in response to crime linked to gang and drug activity in Jackson and Madison County. Investigators from the TBI, Jackson Police Department, Madison County […]

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