Man killed in crash into creek

DEC. 17 – Timothy J. Creasy, 43, of Scotts Hill, Tennessee was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on Fellowship Road in Hardin County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Creasy was driving a 2012 Nissan eastbound while negotiating a left curve and crossed over to the wrong side of the road. 

Creasy swerved to miss oncoming traffic and exited the roadway on the south side. After leaving the roadway  the Nissan struck a concrete guardrail and continued on into a creek, coming to rest upside down in the water.

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Veterans and volunteers can help lay wreaths at Shiloh National Cemetery

DEC. 14 – A Wreaths Across America ceremony will be held at Shiloh National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m.

“Wreaths will be placed at 510 graves, demonstrating the non-profit’s mission as ‘Remember. Honor. Teach.’” said C.D. Rickman, Hardin County Veterans Services director.

Veterans and volunteers are invited to help lay the wreaths. This year’s theme is “I’m an American.”

“The courage and sacrifice of our military veterans should never be forgotten. You have a chance to show them your appreciation and gratitude,” said Rickman.

The history of Wreaths Across America began with a young boy’s visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia.

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Hardin County Fire Department helps with successful search for missing Iuka boy

DEC. 7 – The Hardin County K-9 Search and Rescue Team joined the search for a teen who was missing in neighboring Tishomingo County and that boy was reported safe this morning.

Jacob Monroe, 14, of Iuka, Mississippi was reported missing from his home on County Road 992 Tuesday evening. 

Eight members of the Hardin County K-9 Search and Rescue Team traveled to Iuka to join the search for Monroe on Wednesday. They arrived at about 3 p.m. and stayed until sometime after 10 p.m. before returning home for the night.

“We were ready to go back down, but we were informed that Jacob was found safe and sound in a barn near his home by one of the other search teams down there, and we’re all happy there was a good conclusion to the search,” said Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin.

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