Country music legend Loretta Lynn hospitalized following stroke

Country music legend Loretta Lynn hospitalized following stroke Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, according to her website. Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Mark Green withdraws as Army secretary nominee amid intense criticism over past statements

Mark Green withdraws as Army secretary nominee amid intense criticism over past statements Mark Green, a Republican Tennessee state senator from Clarksville, pulled his name from consideration in a short statement Friday afternoon that said his nomination had unfortunately become a distraction “due to false and misleading attacks against m…

Williamson superintendent to speak at son's MTSU graduation

Williamson superintendent to speak at son's MTSU graduation Forget sitting in the stands. Mike Looney will take the stage at his son’s graduation at MTSU on Saturday.        Source: GANNETT Syndication Service Click to read more.

Loretta Lynn hospitalized after suffering stroke

Loretta Lynn hospitalized after suffering stroke NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted to a Nashville hospital last night after suffering a stroke. According to her official Facebook page, it happened at Lynn’s home in Hurricane Mills in Humphreys County. The 85-year-old is reportedly responsive and…

Storm delivers setback to Gatlinburg man rebuilding home after wildfires

Storm delivers setback to Gatlinburg man rebuilding home after wildfires GATLINBURG (WATE) – Dean Cato decided to rebuild his house himself after the wildfires, but Thursday’s storm caused damage to the nearly finished home. “All of a sudden there was a huge bang and I turned and a huge tree…

Court hearing for accused cop killer reset

Court hearing for accused cop killer reset The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer was in court Friday.   Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Elementary school student found with BB gun at school

Elementary school student found with BB gun at school An elementary school student took a BB gun to school Friday, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Rape Charges to Be Dropped in Case Cited by White House as Immigration Issue

Rape Charges to Be Dropped in Case Cited by White House as Immigration Issue The Maryland case drew national attention after Sean Spicer cited it as an example of the need to crack down on illegal immigration. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Wireless Weakness Leads to a Verizon Warning on Credit Rating

Wireless Weakness Leads to a Verizon Warning on Credit Rating Verizon Communications Inc. warned it won’t be able to raise its credit rating as quickly as promised after a major debt ratings firm gave the company less room for error in a sagging wireless industry. Source: WSJ.com: US Business Click…

Federal judge grants class-action status to prison lawsuit

Federal judge grants class-action status to prison lawsuit A federal judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that accuses the state of Tennessee of systematically denying prisoners treatment for hepatitis C. Source: WMC Action News 5 – Tennessee Headlines Click to read more.