Madison County Newswire

Madison County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Madison County, TN.

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  1. Briefs: Saturday shooting remains underaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    ... Beech Bluff man was killed Saturday night when his pickup truck crashed on Beech Bluff Road, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office. The driver, James Wallace, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, Sheriff's Office ...

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  2. Armadillos spreading leprosy in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Armadillos spreading leprosy in the South There have been no reported or suspected leprosy cases in Madison County on record. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Nine people across Florida have reportedly been infected with leprosy this year.

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  3. FBI investigating Dillon McGee caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Jackson Sun

    FBI investigating Dillon McGee case FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jeremy Baker told The Jackson Sun the investigation is ongoing. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: A lawsuit over the shooting death of Dillon McGee by a Madison County sheriff's deputy is being put on hold while the FBI investigates the case, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

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  4. Federal lawsuit filed against alleged rapist by girl used as 'bait' at Sparkman MiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Alabama Live

    ... Her emotional debilitation is likely permanent." Attorneys for the girl filed a lawsuit against Cundiff in Madison County Circuit Court in March, based on information that he lived here, but they later learned he did not. That lawsuit will be ...

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  5. Sheriff meets with Three Way residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Jackson Sun

    Sheriff meets with Three Way residents Madison County deputies to work from fire stations to be closer to communities Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Madison County Sheriff John Mehr met with members of the Three Way community Monday night to discuss the future of the sheriff's office and the city's role in the department's plans. Mehr said that in two months or less, he hopes to have the Three Way firehouse open to deputies in the area, so they can work and meet residents.

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  6. Sheriff announces three arrests in churchaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Jackson Sun

    "This is not just kids' play," Madison County Sheriff John Mehr said. "They're adults and they have to be responsible."

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  7. Recorder to save money on copy machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Madison Press

    Some diligent research by one county department will save another county department money on an equipment purchase, it was reported Monday at the Madison County commissioners meeting. Chuck Reed, county recorder, told the commissioners the five-year lease agreement his office had with a copy machine provider was due to expire at the end of July.

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  8. Sheriff's Office announces arrests in church vandalismRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | The Jackson Sun

    Sheriff's Office announces arrests in church vandalism Three men have been charged with recent church vandalisms in Madison and Henderson counties. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Zackary Jackson, 19, D'Angelo Miller, 18, and Jimmy Benthal, 25, of Madison County have been charged with vandalism and desecration of a place of worship after they were accused of vandalizing Beech Bluff Pentecostal Church, Brown's United Methodist Church and Maple Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Mehr said today.

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  9. Six have applied for police chief jobRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Anthony Heavner of Jackson, holds a master of business administration and is currenly the captain of the Madison County Sheriff's Office Patrol, Warrants, School Resource and Tactical Divisions. "I am confident that I can make a valuable ... 1 comment

  10. Briefs: Search nets suspects; Fatal wreck IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Jackson Sun

    Briefs: Search nets suspects; Fatal wreck ID Also: Assault charge at Humboldt Wal-Mart; JPD seeks car in burglary probe; Escape Rooms re-opens Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Jackson police seek the public's help in identifying a silver car that was possibly driven by burglars outside the Country Club. Two men wanted on parole violations and other charges were taken into custody after the Madison County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshals searched the woods in Three Way on Thursday afternoon.

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  11. Two men in custody after searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Jackson Sun

    Two men wanted on parole violations and other charges are now in custody after the Madison County Sheriff's Office and U.S. marshals searched the woods in Three Way this afternoon. Two men in custody after search Two men wanted on parole violations and other charges are now in custody after the Madison County Sheriff's Office and U.S. marshals searched the woods in Three Way this afternoon.

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  12. J-MC School Board hears of Read 180 successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Jackson Sun

    MC School Board hears of Read 180 success Board talks teaching assistants, approves change in bell times Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Sam Howe, senior vice-president of academic planning and analysis at Scholastic - Read 180, speaks to the school board Monday. The reading intervention program used by the Jackson-Madison County School System has had "strong results," according to Sam Howe, senior vice-president of academic planning and analysis at Scholastic - Read 180.

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  13. Help from 3 states to find missing autistic NC boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WCYB

    Volunteers from three states are joining the search for a missing autistic teenager along the Tennessee-North Carolina state line. The Madison County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina reports Devin Dakota Williams, 13, has not been seen since Saturday, July 4. Officials said he'd been out running and didn't come home.

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  14. Escapee told police he was 'ready to give up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Jackson Sun

    Escapee told police he was 'ready to give up' Jason Kirk, a Lawrence County escapee, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Madison County. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Jason Kirk, an inmate who escaped from Lawrence County, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Madison County on Thursday afternoon after evading police for three days.

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  15. Escaped inmate surrenders in west TennesseeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... a week on the run and one high-speed pursuit. Kirk, 35, called on a stolen cell phone from near Denmark in Madison County, just west of Jackson, in west Tennessee. He was spotted walking alone and captured on U.S. 70 West/Brownsville Highway. Lt. ...

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  16. Police seeking help finding Lawrence County escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Chester County officials confirmed sightings of Kirk driving a dark-colored Mustang. He may be going to Madison County, according to the release. LCSD deputies located the black Chevrolet Silverado, which was reported stolen Monday during Kirk's ...

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  17. Briefs: Lexington fire; Fugitive spottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Jackson Sun

    ... property. Highway 412 was closed for one and a half to two hours while crews worked to put out the fire. Madison County Sheriff's Department spokesman Tom Mapes said Lawrence County escapee Jason Kirk was spotted late Tuesday night or into the early ...

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  18. Siblings indicted in 2013 slaying of sister's boyfriendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... report. The siblings are also from Beech Bluff. Brett Atchison is accused of killing Nachlinger somewhere in Madison County and then leaving his body inside a car in Jackson.

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  19. Madison County ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses, supporters euphoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... end of don't ask, don't tell and ending DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act), things really began moving. The Madison County Probate Court office said it will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but will not be performing wedding ceremonies. ...

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  20. Briefs: Graffiti at North Park; EateryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... in the store before officers arrived and believed she had been attempting to assault customers as well. The Madison County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a regularly scheduled business meeting at 10:30 a.m. today. The meeting will be ...

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