Fayette County Newswire

Fayette County Newswire

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  1. Child takes wheel of school bus after driver suffers medical emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Yahoo!

    ... would undergo tests to determine whether he would be able to continue driving. Karson's mum Amber, told The Fayette County Record that she usually picked her son up from school, but she was unable to that day. "He wasn't real happy about it, but I ...


  2. Former Fayette coach, teacher sentenced to probation for drug distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | West Virginia Metro

    A former Valley High School coach and teacher was sentenced Monday in Fayette County Circuit Court on drug distribution charges. Larry McCommack II, 38 of Boomer, pleaded guilty in December to two felony charges of delivery of a controlled substance.


  3. Steaks stolen from H-E-B in Fayette County on Jan. 30, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | KXAN-TV Austin

    That message was reiterated Tuesday to two men found with $100 worth of stolen steaks during a traffic stop on US 77 in Fayette County. The suspects, 61-year-old Ronny Kneip, of Warrenton, and 57-year-old Kennan Tyler, of La Grange, were driving on the highway around 7:19 p.m. when they were pulled over by a Fayette County narcotics deputy near Rocky Acres Lane, a few miles north of La Grange.


  4. CCHS football coach announces resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Chester County Independent

    Chester County High School football coach Michael Hodum is leaving CCHS to take over as head football coach at Fayette-Ware High School in Somerville, according to a release last week from Fayette County Public Schools. "It is my mission to stock Fayette County Public Schools with the talent that is needed to become the district of choice in the southwest region," said Fayette County Superintendent Dr. Marlon King.


  5. Micheal Hodum leaves Chester County High School to take dual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Chester County Independent

    ... for the community to welcome Coach Hodum and his family to our community. "Again, it is my mission to stock Fayette County Public Schools with the talent needed to become the district of choice in the southwest region," said the superintendent, Dr. ...


  6. Area Prep Roundup: Prep season enters homestretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Griffin Daily News

    ... Mary Persons and Saturday at last-place Howard (7-14, 0-7) in Macon. Griffin was swept by visiting Fayette County at The House, the Lady Bears losing the opener 48-33 and the Bears the nightcap 62-51. The third-place Griffin Lady Bears (12-7, 7-3) ...


  7. Trader Joe's, H&M, Mempops Announce New LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | The Daily News

    A $750,000 building permit application that lists Trader Joe's as a tenant has been filed with the Office of Construction Code Enforcement. Details: It looks like the Memphis area is finally getting a Trader Joe's.


  8. Great Outdoors: Deer hunting season lowest kill in 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | Daily Times

    ... total harvest was 157,153 and in 2016-17 it was 167,234. The record stands at 182,023 deer from 2006-2007. Fayette County had the highest take again this season with 4,028. As usual the counties with the largest totals were all in the western half ...


  9. Fayette County man pleads guilty to felony embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | West Virginia Metro

    Sentencing is scheduled for April 2 for the Fayette County man who pleaded guilty to embezzlement by a fiduciary in Fayette County Circuit Court Tuesday. According to a news release from Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Larry E. Harrah, II, on June 26, 2017, employees of Fayette County National Bank found suspicious activity in a checking account Woodrum maintained for S.M., a protected person.


  10. Fayette County Man Pleads Guilty For EmbezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | WOAY

    Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney, Larry E. Harrah, II announces that on January 23, 2018, Thomas Woodrum entered a plea to embezzlement by a fiduciary, a felony, in Fayette County Circuit Court. Sentencing is scheduled for April 2, 2018.


  11. Corporate Park Nearly Ready to Break GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | The Daily News

    With the completion of 1-269 around the corner, dozens of acres of undeveloped land near Collierville have been primed for future development. Looking to capitalize on the increased access, Grace Development is planning Glen Farms Corporate Park, a sprawling new industrial park that straddles the border of Shelby and Fayette counties.


  12. Area Prep Roundup: More games canceled, rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Griffin Daily News

    ... Tuesday at Mary Persons in Forsyth and Griffin had a varsity doubleheader the same night at home against Fayette County postponed. Griffin has rescheduled its games, cancelling a non-region game Saturday at defending state champion Upson-Lee in ...


  13. Will Fayette County outlive its history for Chicken Ranch?Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... thigh and breast trade the way she could in La Grange. The restaurant lasted less than a year. Back in Fayette County, a Waco used-car salesman named Mike McGee acquired the Chicken Ranch property in a 2009 swap with a Houston businessman. "I didn't ...


  14. Man, girlfriend found with 70 pounds of cocaine in Fayette CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A woman and man were found to have more than 70 pounds - or 35 kilos - of cocaine in their car Tuesday by Fayette County deputies during a traffic stop. Sheriff Keith Korenek says Cesar Garcia-Villalon, 20 and Paola Trejo-Gonzalez, 21, both from Mexico, were pulled over on Interstate 10 near Flatonia around 2:43 p.m. for a traffic violation.


  15. Willie German: 40 years of farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Delta Farm Press

    For a guy that started his farming career in 1977 with 150 acres of rented land scattered over three farms that nobody else wanted to work, Willie has done well. It was a cold December day on the Hardeman/Fayette County, Tenn., line.


  16. Downtown Hotel Revival; Two Companies Look to Expand in Southwest MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Daily News

    ... Shelby County, as Technicolor is also considering moving all or part of its local operations to locations in Fayette County; LaVergne, Tennessee; or Huntsville, Alabama. The first scenario, which is the most lucrative, is a 15-year Expansion PILOT ...


  17. GOP Figure Bill Giannini Killed in Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... exactly, during the Christmas season of 2012, when, as he passed over a rise in I-40 in Shelby County at the Fayette County line, the car he was driving collided with another vehicle that had stopped abruptly because of a chain-reaction accident in ...


  18. Battle Over Arlington ER Facility to Resume in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Daily News

    ... State Sen. Dolores Gresham drafted a letter in opposition to Baptist's plan. Gresham, whose district includes Fayette County, wrote that she was concerned the proposed Baptist emergency department in Arlington might lead to confusion in her ...


  19. As FEMA trailers roll in, Harvey victims still in search for long-term recovery solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... these trailers offer a temporary place forr those hardest hit to gain stability. As of Tuesday, 66 people in Fayette County are receiving temporary housing assistance from FEMA. For some of the displaced families, the past three months has been ...


  20. More homes are in the Collierville side of Spring Creek Ranch, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Collierville Herald

    ... he added. After the agreement was signed, he noted, officials discovered a discrepancy in the shared Shelby/Fayette County line. The two counties reached an agreement on the line in 2005, and it increased the size of Spring Creek Ranch that is ...