Holly Rutledge, who was found guilty of reckless homicide last month, discovered her fate today as she was sentenced to ten years in prison. Marion County News continues to follow the story and will bring more details as they are available.
Though the accident may look benign and straight forward, an accident on Cedar Avenue in South Pittsburg had one medical transport. Police Chief Ryan Meeks reported that one of the occupants was transported from the scene. "We hope it was erring on the side of caution, but we had an expectant mother that was complaining of pain on her...
Staff Reports/David Riley On the morning of August 3 a multi agency investigation was brought to a close by the arrest of Edward Gawayne Taylor, Tevin Kordel Westmoreland and Eddie J. Henderson. These parties were charged with multiple counts of theft and burglary. The charges stem from a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the cities of South Pittsburg, particularly...
UPDATED 7/31/2107 7:41 am Marion County Sheriffs Office officials confirm that Sylvia Rowe aka Wooten was arrested on Sunday July 30 in Winchester, TN. Christopher Dalton is still at large. The MCSD requests that if anyone has information about his whereabouts call the Sheriff's Department at 423-942-2525. On July 24, 2017 the Marion County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) Narcotics Unit, the Twelfth...
With about 200 million people living within a day’s drive of the path of the total eclipse across the country, tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on the Tennessee Valley in order to view the August 21 cosmic event. Before all eyes are looking up that day, experts at TVA are looking around to ensure their public...
The intersection of 12 Street and Highway 72 in Southpittsburg serves as the setting for an accident this afternoon warranting the closure of 12 Street access from 72. The driver did escape the wreckage and was being seen by EMTs but appeared to dodge serious injuries. There was also reports of a smoke inhalation complaint from a driver who came...
In the interest of killing two bird with one stone, the South Pittsburg Hustler and the Jasper Journal hosted a film screening at the Princess Theater and raised funds for a couple of worthy causes. The film Beyond the Myth: The Truth About Pit Bulls explores the impact of breed specific legislation (BSL) and provides input from several officials in...
On Tuesday July 18, 2017 at approximately 3:30 PM, the Skyline Police Department and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 400 block of Manning Drive in Skyline, Alabama on a report of two men being stabbed. Upon arrival, Skyline Police Department Officers located two victims, Robert Clinton OWENS, age 54 of Skyline and Anthony Jerome SHRADER age...
With new head coach Randall Boldin at the helm, Whitwell High School Tiger Football program is braving the heat to prep for a season filled with promise. Previously, Coach Boldin expressed his excitement with the players he had. "The guys work hard and are coachable and amazing things happen when you combine those two things." August 11 marks the date for...