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Mr Food recipe for Watermelon Lemonade

What You’ll Need: 3 cups seedless watermelon chunks 8 cups water 1 cup lemon juice 3 cups sugar What To Do: Place watermelon in a blender and process until smooth. Pour watermelon puree into a large pitcher, add remaining ingredients, and stir until sugar has dissolved. Serve over ice or chill until ready to serve. Notes We like to garnish…

Mr Food recipe for Old Time Hot Dog Sauce

What You’ll Need: 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can tomato sauce 2 tablespoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup water What To Do: In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté ground beef and onion 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is browned, stirring…

Police search for suspect in Dollar General robbery

JACKSON, Tenn.– Jackson police said they are searching for the suspect accused of robbing a north Jackson Dollar General Sunday night. Police said shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday, a suspect described as a white man wearing a black hoodie and shorts entered the store, located at 49 Kenworth Boulevard armed with a gun. According to the shift commander on duty,…

Tenn. Supreme Court Justice Roger Page takes oath in ceremony

MIFFLIN, Tenn. — Justice Roger Page took his ceremonial oath Monday in his West Tennessee hometown of Mifflin. Justice Page took his official oath in February and has been working as a Tennessee Supreme Court Justice for about two months. He was celebrated Monday in front of friends and family members. Justice Page was voted unanimously by the state legislature. Those…

Gov. Haslam awards West Tenn. cities as ‘Healthier’ communities

JACKSON, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam and the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Richard Johnson designated four West Tennessee communities as Healthier Tennessee communities. Jackson-Madison County was among one of the four cities recognized. The health initiative launched in March of 2015 with nine pilot communities. The communities support physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence. They track…

Bands Rock for the Cure in Downtown Jackson

Free concert dowtown to raise money for cancer research

JACKSON, Tenn.– Saturday a local girl band took the stage to help put on the second annual rock for the cure at the amp downtown. The three USJ students, making up The Surreals, say they wanted to bring the concert back to Downtown Jackson. There were five local bands who performed Saturday and concert goers also took part in a silent auction. The…

Air conditioning unit stolen from a church in Beech Bluff

BEECH BLUFF, Tenn. — Church members in the Beech Bluff area are in disbelief after church property was stolen. Madison County Sheriff’s officials say they got a call from a Mason Wells Baptist Church member saying the building’s heating and cool unit had been stolen. You can still see tire tracks where someone drove through the church cemetery and disconnected the…

Dyer County Got Their Guy

NEWBERN, Tenn — Dyer County announced Thursday that they would promote David Whittle from the middle school program to take over the varsity football team. Whittle has been a member of the school district for 20 years, he said this is the only job he would’ve accepted, this is a dream come true for him. Coach said he will not change…

Stewart Named Interim Head Coach

MARTIN, Tenn — Thursday afternoon the University of Tennessee-Martin sent out a press release announcing Heath Schroyer was announcing his resignation. Rumors say he will be the next assistant coach for N.C. State. Anthony Stewart was a member under Schroyer’s staff the past two seasons. He says he was beyond happy and speechless when he got word. Stewart said, it…

Power From Tyler O’Neill

JACKSON, Tenn — After exploding for 32 home runs in Single A ball in Bakersfield. Tyler O’Neill has started a streak with the Jackson Generals. He has posted a hit in every game so far this season. O’Neill has two home runs on the year, one going as far as 430 feet! O’Neill has a simple strategy for his success…