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  1. Authorities arrest 15 charged in West Tennessee drug ringRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTVC

    Federal prosecutors say 15 people from West Tennessee have been charged with illegally selling prescription drugs such as oxycodone and Xanax. The U.S. attorney's office says the suspects, who are from Haywood and Lauderdale counties, were arrested early Wednesday.

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  2. Briefs: Three charged in Gibson County fire; ManaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Jackson Sun

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Susan Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  3. Investigators: Electrical inspector defraudsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Jackson Sun

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Susan Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  4. Electrical Inspector Defrauds Contractors And State Of TennesseeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Ms. Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  5. Animals from hoarding case surrendered to district attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The couple who have been jailed on animal cruelty charges after a massive hoarding case reached a deal with the Lauderdale County District Attorney. "We reached an agreement with both of the Sherwoods to surrender the animals, so we've got that behind us," said Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly.

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  6. Jesse David SasserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jesse "David" Sasser, 86, passed away at 7:10 pm Friday, January 30, 2015 with his family by his side, under the care of BJC Hospice. He was born September 25, 1928 in Lauderdale County, TN, the son of J.W. and Allie B. Sasser.

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  7. Lauderdale County couple charged in hoarding case; more than 200 animals found on their propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... of mice and hamsters. "It's another case of hoarding and we've seen another recently as you know," said Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly. "It's just another one of those cases that are unfortunately becoming more and more common." ...

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  8. Berkley found guilty of sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Covington Leader

    ... attorney Mike Dunavant. "I am glad that we were able to achieve justice for the minor victims and the Lauderdale County community in this case." Prior to his arrest, Berkley officiated many weddings and funerals in Tipton County. He was not charged ...

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  9. Former pastor convicted of child rape, sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KATV Little Rock

    TV in Memphis reports 35-year-old Larry Michael Berkley was convicted Tuesday by a Lauderdale County jury. He was found guilty as charged in the 14-count indictment, which included two counts of rape, four counts of statutory rape by an authority figure, four counts of sexual battery by an authority figure and four counts of aggravated statutory rape.

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  10. DAVIS v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Office of the Attorney General by Billy L. Gore, attorney for appellee. A 1. Hence David Davis appeals the Lauderdale County Circuit Court's summary denial and dismissal of his motion for post-conviction relief (PCR), arguing that his indictment is ...

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  11. Shoals Ambulance to Respond to 9-1-1 Calls in BessemerRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Fire Rescue Magazine

    ... in the state of Alabama since 2012. Shoals Ambulance is the exclusive E-911 ambulance provider for Lauderdale County and the City of Florence in North Alabama. Shoals Ambulance provides nonemergency transport options to Muscle Shoals and Birmingham, ...

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  12. Commission Honors Local Athlete Recognized on National LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... by the commission Thursday night, the Public Safety Committee approved a contract and amendment with Lauderdale County to house excess juvenile offenders from the county, Public Works & Planning passed an agreement with the City of Murfreesboro to ...

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  13. Congregation grieving, but not defeated by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... a total loss by local officials. There were smaller amounts of damage at the other two churches in Lauderdale County, Springhill Baptist Church in Ripley and the nondenominational Cowboy Church in Henning. All three are currently being investigated, ...

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  14. Church fire probe continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... Road in Haywood County was destroyed. There were smaller amounts of damage at the other two churches in Lauderdale County, Springhill Baptist Church in Ripley and the nondenominational Cowboy Church in Henning. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, ... 1 comment

  15. Briefs: Burglary suspect on video; church firesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    Briefs: Burglary suspect on video; church fires probed JSCC open house; online workforce tool; sportsplex job fair; 'Elvis Memories' Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Police are looking for this man who is shown on video from the Jackson Walk security cameras breaking into a vehicle and taking a purse. Jackson police are looking for a man suspected in an auto burglary after a woman said someone broke into her vehicle at Jackson Walk and took her purse.

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  16. Church fires in Tennessee investigated for possible arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | CBS News

    Michael P. Knight, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said Thursday the agency is investigating two church fires - one at a Methodist church in Haywood County and the other at a non-denomination church in Lauderdale County. Knight says the fires occurred Wednesday.

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  17. Ceremony marks Craig's retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Covington Leader

    After nearly 38 years on the job, Covington Fire Chief Jerry Craig will hang up his hat for good next week. Though already planned for this year, after a racially-related post on Facebook spurred controversy last month, Craig decided to retire on Jan. 14. On Monday, the longtime chief, who started as a volunteer in 1977, was honored with a retirement ceremony at the Chamber Center.

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  18. Brewer sentenced to 25 years in prison for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Defense attorneys discuss a plea deal with Shannon Brewer prior to a hearing on Tuesday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. Defense attorneys discuss a plea deal with Shannon Brewer prior to a hearing on Tuesday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court.

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  19. Six charged with TennCare fraud in Dyer CountyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... is charged for a second time this month with "doctor shopping," authorities said. He also is charged in Lauderdale County with doctor shopping involving the painkiller Hydrocodone, using TennCare to pay for physician office visits. The Lauderdale ...

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  20. Lauderdale County couple pleads guilty in child pornography caseRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Today's plea was in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. Matthew Ayers pleaded guilty to sodomy of a child under 12. Before Judge Mike Jones, Ayers admitted to sodomizing the victim and to having pictures made while the act took place.

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