MADISON COUNTY, Tenn.,--A Madison County Firefighter has died in the line of duty, according to a release from the Madison County Fire Department. Officials said while battling an overnight vehicle fire at Highway 18 and Medon-Malesus Road, Chris Blankenship was fatally injured. "During the course of extinguishment, a tree unexpectedly fell on top of Firefighter […]
SELMER, Tenn. -- in just 18 months, McNairy County has seen 45 new businesses open their doors. Saturday the McNairy Regional Alliance celebrated 5 of those opening up with ribbon cuttings throughout the downtown area. "We have really needed businesses back in the county," owner of Sew Southern Holly Stackhouse said. To get to that […]
JACKSON, Tenn. -- A student-run fundraiser benefiting special needs athletics brought out dozens Saturday. Twin sisters at Jackson Christian School organized a special needs talent show and festival for their classmates and community members to have 'A Time to Shine'. "It's a special needs talent show and festival so we wanted to give these kids […]
TRENTON, Tenn. -- Thousands line the streets of Trenton for the 35th annual Teapot Festival parade Saturday morning. Locals know this week as a holiday where thousands travel from across the country to celebrate the annual Trenton Teapot Festival. "If you can look up the street, it's all 10 city blocks full of people. It's […]
MARTIN, Tenn. -- Martin Police continue to investigate an early Saturday morning aggravated kidnapping. Chief Don Teal said the suspect is 25-year-old Derrick Nicholson of Meridian, Mississippi. Around 3:30 a.m. officers responded to the area of Lindell St. when notified by dispatch that a Weakley County deputy was in pursuit of an individual who had […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana's heritage, features music stages dotted around the city's fairgrounds and booths selling food.
Superhero sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second biggest North American box office opening of all-time but failed to eclipse the record set by its 2012 predecessor, industry estimates showed Sunday. The latest big-screen offering based on the iconic Marvel comics characters raked in a staggering $187.7 million in its first weekend, figures from […]
Nearly 20 years after playing her on the big screen, Jennifer Lopez has honored Selena again. On Thursday night, she did a seven-minute medley of the late singer's hits at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. Watch Jennifer Lopez do a perfect impression of the dancing lady emoji March was the 20th ... Read More > […]
(Reuters) - Online music streaming service Grooveshark, admitting "very serious mistakes," shut down its operations as part of a settlement with major record labels, joining the ranks of several now-defunct peers sued over copyright infringement. In a message posted to its website on Thursday, Grooveshark said that "despite (the) best of intentions, we made very […]