T.R.O.Y. Vinson Taking Respect Over Ya'll
What would you do if you discovered a secret that would change everything? Born July 27, 1985 in Jackson, TN., to the mother of Rosella Vinson and the father of Troy Milton Coman, was a very blessed and gifted child .
Wed May 15, 2013
Man Indicted on Civil Rights Charges for Vandalizing Torah
A federal grand jury has indicted a Jackson, Tennessee man with violating the civil rights of students and faculty at a Memphis Hebrew school.
The Paramus Post
FUMS Flip Flops for Men and Women to Help Children
FUMS, a faith-based shoe company that provides free shoes for American children in need, is introducing a line of women's and men's leather flip flops.
Mon May 13, 2013
Second man charged in double murder
Police have charged a second man in a fatal shooting that occurred in downtown Jackson last month, according to a new release from the Jackson Police Department.
The Jackson Sun
Choreographer: No signs Jackson was ill in 2009
An associate choreographer who worked on Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts testified Monday that she didn't see any signs that the pop superstar was ill or might die in the final days of his life.
Sun May 12, 2013
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Commencement speaker Robert F. Kennedy Jr. implores Memphis law...
Elizabeth Fyke, 26, from Jackson, Tenn., has her cap pinned by her friend Julie Bigsby, 24, from Salisbury, N.C. before the graduation of the 2013 University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the Cannon Center on Sunday.
Sat May 11, 2013
Two men arrested on meth making charges
Two Jackson men are being held on charges related to meth production inside a North Royal Street apartment , according to a Friday night news release from the Jackson-Madison County Metro Narcotics Unit.
Fake abduction call could be motivated by Cleveland case
Investigators are wondering if a high profile abduction case in Cleveland, where three women were found alive after 10 years, played a role in a Mid-South 9-year-old's fake abduction call.
Fri May 10, 2013
Jackson police to pursue charges against 9-year-old for false abduction claims
Jackson police are going to pursue charges on a 9-year-old girl for filing a false police report for an incident where she fraudulently reported that she was abducted after school, according to Jackson police.
Tue May 07, 2013
Man charged with two counts of first degree murder
A Jackson man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shootings that occurred last week in Downtown Jackson, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.
Knoxville News Sentinel
KPD: 19-year-old UT student at wheel in crash that seriously injured another student
The University of Tennessee student at the wheel in a crash with injuries this morning is a 19-year-old from Jackson, Tenn., according to a Knoxville Police Department spokesman.
The Elizabethton Star
Tennessee to create 9 'recovery courts'
JACKSON, Tenn. - The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will create nine recovery courts to combat mental health and substance abuse issues.
Mon May 06, 2013
Log Cabin Democrat
Saying "Thank You"
Friday evening after reporting on the opening of Toad Suck Daze , I drove to Jackson, Tenn.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Engagement: Elizabeth Austin & Austin Stokes
<![CDATA[Elizabeth Austin to wed Austin Stokes Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Austin of Jackson, Tennessee, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Elizabeth, to Jeffery Austin Stokes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Stokes of Ashland City, Tennessee. The wedding will take place at the Lambuth Chapel in Jackson on May 18, 2013. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Mrs. Fairy Ruth Hunter and the late John Robert Hunter and the late Mrs. Montie E. Smith Jr., all of Selmer, and the late Mr. Eual Austin of Memphis. Elizabeth graduated from Jackson Christian School in 2007. She finished college in the last graduating class from Lambuth University in 2011 with a B.A. in English. While at Lambuth, she was selected as a scholar in the Ned McWherter Scholarship Program and was distinguished in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. She received the Helen Hill Coltrain Spirit Award and was honored at graduation with the Student Service Award. While at Lambuth, Elizabeth played on the tennis team and was a member of Phi Mu Fraternity for Women. She attended graduate school at the University of Mississippi , where she was a graduate assistant and mentor for the Ole Miss First Scholarship Program. She will graduate from the University of Missisippi in May 2013 with her M. A. in Student Personnel/Higher Education. Austin is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Stokes of Greenbrier, Tennessee, and Mrs. Sandy Smith of Ashland City and the late Mr. Bobby Utz, from Greenville, Mississippi. Austin graduated from Cheatham County High School in 2005 as class valedictorian. He graduated summa cum laude from Lambuth University in 2009 and at the graduation ceremony received the award for highest GPA. While at Lambuth, Austin also played on the football team. He attended the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal and worked on the Mississippi Innocence Project. He graduated summa cum laude in May 2012. Presently Austin is an attorney at Manier & Herod in Nashville, Tennessee.
George Jones -- Honored with Sausage Balls
George Jones is being honored with sausage ... lots and lots of sausage ... TMZ has learned.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Hearts to all who helped 'Month of Miracles'
From the readers: April was National Volunteer Month, and the city of Jackson's "Month of Miracles." During this month, volunteers participated in projects that best suited their passions and skills.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Humboldt police searching for man wanted in Wednesday night shooting
The call led to the arrest of Kelsey Demond Rose, 25, of Humboldt. After a verbal fight, Rose allegedly shot at Michael Jamal Beard, 19, of Humboldt.
June's - moonshine roots' on CQAF menu
MIXING folk, blues, gospel and bluegrass influences, Valerie June is a singer and songwriter who boasts authentic appeal.
T.R.O.Y. "Taking Respect Over Ya'll"
Taking Respect Over Yall! Born to Rosella Vinson and Troy Milton Coman was a little girl who would later take the respect of the world.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Errors cost Jackson in loss
The Jackson Generals fell to the Jacksonville Suns, 11-1, Thursday night at the Ballpark at Jackson.