Area Breaking News

Pre-teen from Counce injured in four-wheeler crash

A 12-year-old boy from Counce was injured in a four-wheeler crash Monday in the Walnut Grove area, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The THP’s preliminary report says the child was wearing a helmet and driving a 2008 Honda Rancher on Cherry Chapel Loop when it went off the road and hit a utility pole.…

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Savannah church holding 14th annual school supply giveaway Saturday

School starts in Hardin County the first week in August, and kids will be needing supplies like pencils, glue and paper. They also need backpacks to carry their items. A local church is donating 700 free backpacks and school supplies at its 14th annual “Back 2 School Bash,” while supplies last. “We’re having a drive…

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Bassmaster Kayak Series heads To Pickwick Lake

Talented kayak anglers from around the country take to the waters of Pickwick Lake on Saturday for the third stop of the Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX. Competition at the July 24 event starts at 5:45 a.m., with lines out at 2 p.m. An award ceremony is set for 4 p.m. at…

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Registration open for Shiloh Battlefield day camp for kids

Shiloh National Military Park is hosting a children’s day camp featuring Civil War-era related activities. The day camp takes place Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to noon and there is no charge to participate. Children will make their own regimental flags, participate in a “School of the Soldier,” and use toy rifles to learn…

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Pickwick Landing among Tennessee state parks to get electric vehicle chargers

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced Wednesday it is partnering with electric vehicle automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian Waypoint EV charging stations at Tennessee state parks. The goal is to have charging stations available at all 56 state parks, including Pickwick Landing State Park in Hardin County, depending on…

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One possibly injured in overturning of Amish buggy in Crump

UPDATE, JULY 20 – The driver and a 17-year-old passenger in a horse drawn buggy were injured when it collided with a motor vehicle Monday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said this morning. The THP preliminary report about the 9:14 a.m. crash says Noah Gingerich, 54, of Stantonville, Tennessee, was driving the buggy east on U.S.…

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