WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

School principal kisses camel after students’ fundraising success

MEDINA, Tenn. — Students and staff at Medina Elementary School gathered Friday afternoon to hold their principal to his promise. The students were challenged to raise money for St. Jude through their Math-A-Thon. They not only met but exceeded their goal of $7,000. So Principal Billy Carey upheld his promise, riding into the gym on a camel and, as promised, kissing the…

STAR Center celebrates 29 years in Jackson

JACKSON, Tenn. — A special West Tennessee organization celebrated years of dedication to the community Friday afternoon. The STAR Center employees and city leaders had a ribbon cutting to celebrate 29 years of the organization’s existence. Just last year, the STAR Center worked with more than 1,800 kids with disabilities across all 21 counties in West Tennessee. “There was a desert that…

United Way thanks donors at Community Celebration Breakfast

JACKSON, Tenn. — The United Way of West Tennessee offered a big “thank you” Friday morning as the nonprofit hosted its biggest donors from across the area. During the Community Celebration Breakfast, Jackson’s Kellogg company was recognized for raising the most money with more than $265,000 in donations. First Citizens Bank raised just shy of $98,000. United Way helps fund charities…

5 charged after stolen car, ATVs found at Weakley Co. home

1/5Teth Ammons Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5Gary Venable Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5Sara Ammons Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5Britton Primm Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5Ashley Walding Show Caption Hide Caption WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — Five people are facing charges after a call from a concerned citizen led deputies to stolen property including a car, two recreational vehicles and a motorcycle,…

Mugshots : Madison County : 4/20/17 – 4/21/17

1/14Howard Ganoe Evading arrest, driving on suspended license Show Caption Hide Caption 2/14Teriney McIntosh Aggravated assault Show Caption Hide Caption 3/14Stephanie Ryan Shoplifting Show Caption Hide Caption 4/14Stephanie McKee Violation of probation Show Caption Hide Caption 5/14Rodricus Fisk Violation of probation Show Caption Hide Caption 6/14Monte Taylor Failure to appear Show Caption Hide Caption 7/14Leslie Webster Failure to appear Show…