Holly Warlick out as Lady Vols coach

Tennessee fired Lady Vols basketball coach Holly Warlick Wednesday after a season in which the Lady Vols barely kept their NCAA Tournament streak alive and then promptly lost in the opening round. UT Athetic Director Phillip Fulmer made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. Warlick took over for Pat Summitt in 2012 and had a 172-67 record […]Read More

House committee approves Governor Lee’s voucher plan

Tennessee’s House Education Committee approved Governor Bill Lee’s school voucher proposal Wednesday. The committee voted 14-9 to approved House Bill 939 to create an education savings account (ESA) program in Tennessee. The ESA program Lee has proposed would use public money to allow parents to send their kids to private school or cover other education-related […]Read More

Gleason man charged with Rape of a Child

A Gleason man accused of showing pornography to several 10-year-old girls has now been charged with rape of a child. Weakley County Sheriff’s Captain Randall McGowan says 59-year-old Clarence Allen Grantham was arrested earlier this month on charges of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Possession of Methamphetamine, and other charges as part of […]Read More

Five arrested on numerous charges in Hardeman Co. murder

Five people have been arrested by TBI agents on multiple charges related to a murder in Hardeman County. TBI Public Information Officer Keli McAlister says last Friday, TBI agents joined Hardeman County Sheriff’s deputies in investigating the death of 31-year-old Deon Edward Turner and the serious injury of a female at a home on Britts […]Read More

Martin Public Library Foundation raises $1M for new library

Thanks to a $25,000 donation from Pepsi MidAmerica, the Martin Public Library has eclipsed $1,000,000 raised for the new Martin Public Library. The private fundraising campaign continues with a total goal of $1.5 million for the project, which is part of the City of Martin’s total financing plan for the 35,000 square feet building to […]Read More

Board of Regents approves new programs, fee changes at colleges

The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved new training programs at nine technical colleges and changes in some student fees at six community colleges. Some of the new programs apply to dual-enrollment students who earn college credit while still in high school. Programs approved include education for welding, building construction and advanced manufacturing. The board […]Read More

Local gas prices continue upward push

Local gas prices continue to see an upward push thanks to increasing demand and tightening gasoline stocks across the country. Drivers in Weakley County are paying an average of $2.45 a gallon, while Obion County is a penny higher at $2.46 a gallon. The average price of gas in Gibson, Dyer, and Lake Counties is […]Read More

Henry man held on $500,000 bond in Benton Co. murder

A Henry County man is being held in the Benton County Jail on a half million dollar bond in the stabbing death of another man Friday in Big Sandy. TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister says 34-year-old Jack Anthony Herron, of Henry, is charged with second degree murder in the death of 36-year-old Garren D. Crafton of […]Read More

Henry man charged in Big Sandy murder

A Henry County man has been charged in the stabbing death of a Benton County man Friday. TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister says after a joint investigation by the TBI, Big Sandy Police Department, and Benton County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Jack Anthony Herron, of Henry, has been charged with one count of Second Degree murder in […]Read More