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The Daily News Journal
Fire crews make progress against industrial fire
A large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee was almost completely contained on Thursday evening, a day and a half after it started.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Nebraska Woman Charged With Murder
A Nebraska woman and her son have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of the woman's husband nearly 13 years ago in Middle Tennessee.
Hickman Co. Plant Fire 65 Percent Contained; Evacuations Remain
LYLES, Tenn. Evacuation orders remain in effect for hundreds of residents in Hickman County as firefighters make progress on a large industrial fire.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Former Sweetwater football coach King Berrong passes away
Crews are battling a two-alarm fire Wednesday at a plastics recycling plant in Hickman County.
Columbia Daily Herald
Crews battle industrial fire in Hickman County
Fire crews decided Wednesday afternoon to let a blaze at the Industrial Plastic Co., Inc. burn itself out because they fear two, 1,000-gallon propane tanks could explode, according to Associated Press reports.
The Elizabethton Star
Crews evacuate near fire on Tenn. Superfund site
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Firefighters have stopped trying to put out a large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee because of fears that two 1,000-gallon propane tanks there could explode.
Area, Schools Evacuated Surrounding Plant Fire In Hickman County
LYLES, Tenn. Hickman County emergency workers evacuated a four-mile radius as firefighters battled a fire Wednesday at a plastics recycling plant on a contaminated federal Superfund site.
Ex-wife, son charged in 2001 Hickman County murder
The ex-wife of a Hickman County man murdered nearly 13 years ago was arrested Wednesday for his death.
Crews Battle Plant Fire In Hickman County
Multiple fire departments, including Hickman County Sheriff's Department and Dickson County Fire and Rescue, responded to the Industrial Plastic Co.
Crews Battle Large Industrial Fire In Hickman County
LYLES, Tenn. The area surrounding a massive plant fire in Hickman County has been evacuated as crews work to extinguish the blaze on Wednesday morning.
Slayden moves full steam ahead to reclaim train depot
The town of Slayden wants its historic train depot back. The problem is the old depot, once a staple of travel and commerce for Slayden, is sitting in a field in Centerville.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Desiree Estes Thomasson
Place of rest will be in Wrigley Cemetery. Mrs. Thomasson was born Nov. 7, 1932 in the Wrigley community of Hickman County.
Skits & Bits: 3,000th telephone installed in Dickson
December 18, 1885- The Warner Iron Company at Warner, Tennessee, in Hickman County, reported it had just completed 20 new brick lined ovens, each holding 45-55 cords of wood.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Columbia Daily Herald
Attorney: Defendant in sexual assault case mentally disabled
A Hickman County man described in court documents as "mentally retarded" has been indicted for a second child sexual assault, one of which he admitted in a videotaped confession now being challenged in court.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Columbia Daily Herald
Two Cents Worth
Maury County's unemployment rate remained unchanged from September to October, according to Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Tasha Bates Given Consecutive Life Sentences In Heat Deaths Of Young Sons
Tasha Bates was sentenced Monday to serve consecutive life sentences for the heat-related deaths of her two young sons.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Man Burned In Gas Pump Fire Monday Afternoon
Chattanooga fire investigators are trying to determine how a fire got started at a Brainerd gas station.
Thousands Ignoring State's Move Over Law
A law meant to save first responders on Tennessee's busiest roadways is largely being ignored by thousands of drivers everyday and emergency personnel are worried it's only a matter time before one of them gets hit.
Group In Petition Drive On Domestic Partners Turns In Initial 1,634 Names; Church Group Backs Effort
Officials of the group leading a petition drive on the city's domestic partners ordinance turned in an inital 1,643 signatures to the election office on Monday afternoon.
Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit Over Husband's Death When Wife Didn't Provide Medical Release
The Tennessee Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed against several Hickman County medical providers because they were not given a required release that allows potential defendants to access a plaintiff's relevant medical records before suit is filed.