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Early voting in Hardin County up 23 percent

By Editor | July 26, 2018 |

Early voting in Hardin County is up significantly, fueled by contested local elections and interest in the gubernatorial primaries, according to the local election commission. The commission reports Thursday that the number of citizens who voted in the first 10 days of early voting in 2014 versus 2018 in Hardin County is up 23 percent.…

Shooting victim in possible homicide identified

By Editor | July 26, 2018 |

UPDATE 2– The young man who was fatally shot, Bruce Deloit, is the son of Adamsville Police Department officer Johnny Deloit. “The Adamsville Police Department is saddened to hear of the news relating to Officer Deloit’s son. We respect his privacy at this time and have allowed him ample time off to be with his…

Man sought in connection with fatal shooting in Hardin County apprehended

By Editor | July 26, 2018 |

UPDATE– The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department advised at 10:50 a.m. that the possible suspect is in custody. PREVIOUS– Authorities have issued a be on the lookout announcement for Zack Bullock, 18, as a possible homicide suspect in a shooting incident. Bullock is considered armed and dangerous. The shooting occurred in the Hamburg Loop area of…

TBI: Hardin County man apparently shot teen daughter, then himself

By Editor | July 25, 2018 |

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday its agents are continuing to investigate a shooting incident at a home in the 26000 block of Tenn. 128 in north Hardin County on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in injuries to a teenage girl and the death of her father. Preliminary information indicates the father, for reasons still…

Woman indicted, accused of stealing up to $100,000 from Savannah pharmacy

By Editor | July 24, 2018 |

An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Savannah woman who is charged with stealing from her former employer. According to the TBI, agents began investigating an allegation of theft from Bob’s Discount Pharmacy on Pickwick Street in Savannah. Agents developed information indicating Teresa King Crumby, who had…

Savannah man indicted on rape charge

By Editor | July 24, 2018 |

A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Savannah Police Department has resulted in the indictment of a Savannah man in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a woman in April. According to the TBI, at the request of 24th District Attorney General Matthew Stowe, TBI agents began investigating the April…

Adamsville mow and run results in million gallon water leak

By Editor | July 19, 2018 |

Adamsville officials say it appears someone mowing a hay field Wednesday hit a city hydrant and left it to gush more than a million gallons of water before utility workers were able to find the cause of the massive leak and seal it off this morning. The hydrant, said Adamsville Utilities Director Paul “PW” Plunk,…

HCHS’s Tiger Radio wins gold at SkillsUSA Championship

By Editor | July 13, 2018 |

Hardin County High School Tiger Radio took first place at the SkillsUSA National Championship in Louisville, Kentucky June 27-28 in the Audio/Radio Production category. Ron Shank, broadcasting instructor and teacher at HCHS, accompanied two three-year members of Tiger Radio, Anna Grace Baker, 18, and Maddie Blankenship, 18. Present at the competition were more than 6,300…

SPAC presents ‘The Jungle Book’ on stage July 12-15

By Editor | July 12, 2018 |

Savannah Performing Arts Company were hoping to welcome one and all to the jungle in late April, when they performed the classic, “The Jungle Book.” Sadly, a last-minute scheduling conflict forced them to reschedule. The good news is, the SPAC performance of The Jungle Book is tonight through this weekend. Performances are Thursday, Friday and…

Early voting starts Friday, July 13

By Editor | July 12, 2018 |

Precincts open on Aug. 2 for state primary and county general elections. Early voting at the Hardin County Courthouse begins Friday, July 13, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Election Commission office on the bottom floor, and goes through Saturday, July 28. Voting hours are: Mondays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.…