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Wednesday Jul 23 | The Jackson Sun

Teen shot on ankle in incident in Denmark communityTeen shot on ankle ...

The Madison County Sheriff's Office has reported that a teenager was shot in the Denmark community on July 18 in an incident that occurred at the Teen shot on ankle in incident in Denmark community The Madison County Sheriff's Office has reported that a teenager was shot in the Denmark community on July 18 in an incident that occurred at the Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Denmark, TN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Chatman, Neely face off in School Board electionChatman, Neely face...

Chatman, Neely face off in School Board election District 1 is one of two contested School Board races in the Aug. 7 election Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/education/2014/07/22/chatman-neely-school-board-election/13021667/ District 1 is one of the two Jackson-Madison County School Board seats being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Denmark, TN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Deputies Search For Inmate Released By Mistake

Officials with the Madison County Sheriff's Office said 29-year-old Terron Derell Kinnie was released from the J. Alexander Leech Criminal Justice Complex in Jackson on July 18. A $20,000 bond was made for Kinnie's release on charges of simple possession of marijuana and criminal impersonation.

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Related Topix: Prison

WTVF Nashville

Police Investigating Shooting Death In Jackson

Police in Jackson are investigating a homicide after a man was shot to death after answering a knock at his door.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Violent crime, gang task force operation nets 20 arrestsViolent...

There were four firearms, one meth-lab, one vehicle, and various amounts of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin seized throughout Jackson-Madison County.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

The Jackson Sun

Hearts to Dodd and marchers against crime

From the readers: Hearts to Johnny Dodd and those who march with him. They sincerely want the best for Jackson and its citizens.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Family, Kids, Beech Bluff, TN

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Man in Medon standoff identified

Man in Medon standoff identified Police Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/18/man-in-medon-standoff-identified/12865721/ The Madison County Sheriff's Office said the man who caused a standoff on Bowman Road in Medon has been identified as Steven Frederick Fann, Jr., 30, of 783 Bowman Rd., ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medon, TN, Prison

The Jackson Sun

Sheriff's Office negotiates with man barricadeda

Sheriff's Office negotiates with man barricaded in home Man has threatened to harm himself but not others, authorities say Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/07/18/sheriffs-office-negotiates-man-barricaded/12851473/ The Madison County Sheriff's Department is negotiating with a man who has ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Police say no foul play in Jackson YMCA drowning

Jackson police and the Madison County Medical Examiner's Office investigated the drowning of 49-year-old Wayne Dillard on Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Jackson Sun

LANA aims frustration at Blurton properties

When Blurton Capital LLC announced its intentions to renovate Poplar Place Apartments, at 236-238 Airways Blvd., its first order of business was to frame out the windows.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation gets new logo

The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation unveiled a new logo and website Tuesday afternoon to celebrate its 30th anniversary and to continue its efforts to show the community that it is more than a fundraising arm of West Tennessee Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Jackson man charged with murder in beating, stabbing death of father

Jackson police have charged Clayton Nelson, 29, with the murder of his father, Jeffrey Nelson, 57, inside Jeffrey Nelson's duplex on Westwood Avenue, police announced today.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

Our view: Proceed with care in expanding Madison

Madison has a reputation for academic excellence and a track record of attracting students who were previously in private schools.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jackson, TN

The Jackson Sun

'I would ... deliver quality service': BPW hosts forum for local candidates

Confidence was not in short supply when the Jackson Area Business and Professional Women held a candidates' forum at Baudo's Restaurant Monday.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Man Wanted For Jackson Murder Surrenders To Police In Nashville

A man wanted for questioning in Madison County for the murder of his father has surrendered to police in Nashville.

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The Jackson Sun

Dan Morris: Carter finds descendants of WWII soldier

Last week we told you about Bob Carter's quest to find the descendants of Scarley Mills Creasy, a World War II soldier killed in combat in Europe.

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Related Topix: Milan, TN, Trenton, TN

The Jackson Sun

Kyle Atkins uses hard work to challenge Pride

Brad Box has seen plenty of judges in his 20-year career as an attorney in Memphis and Jackson.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jackson, TN, Henderson, TN, Chester County, TN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Jackson Sun

'Their passion ... has been wonderful': Best friends Earl Anderson...

It seems anything Earl Anderson does, he is in it for the long haul - and the same can be said for good friend Al Laffoon.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, University of Missouri

The Jackson Sun

Justice Complex plans to deal with overcrowding problem

When the Tennessee Corrections Institute made a surprise inspection of the Madison County Criminal Justice Complex on May 8, it found several things that didn't fit with state codes.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Judge Blake Anderson receives WRAP Butterfly Award

Jackson City Court Judge Blake Anderson received the Butterfly Award from the Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program on Thursday at Jackson City Court.

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