FEB. 15– Two local men were seriously injured Monday night when their vehicle struck a wall outside Hardin Home Nursing Home, according to Savannah police.
Driver Zachary K. Smith, 19, of Adamsville, and passenger Mickey Powers, 20, of Sardis, were both airlifted to Regional Medical Center in Memphis with head injuries and possible broken bones and internal injuries. No residents or staff of the nursing home were reported injured.
FEB 12-- TBI Special Agents are working with the Savannah Police Department in determining the circumstances surrounding a shooting that occurred just past midnight at the Hardin County Fairgrounds on Clifton Road, according to law enforcement authorities.
This morning, Savannah Police Department officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a shooting had occurred at a party being held at that location, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
Upon arrival, officers found several individuals with gunshot injuries. Two of those victims were transported to Hardin Medical Center, where they are being treated.
FEB 9– The Friends of Pickwick Landing State Park will present “Wine and Jazz” on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Pickwick Landing State Park. It will be an evening of wine tasting sponsored by West Tennessee Crown, with featured wines from Amber Falls Winery, plus New Orleans cuisine and live jazz music.
“We are excited to have Harvey Thompson and ‘The Thompson Jazz Trio’ as our entertainment,” said Sheri Rinks, event chairman.
Harvey Thompson, a professional pianist, has worked for Malaco Records and Muscle Shoals Sound Gospel Records as a songwriter and studio session musician. Thompson has been a touring musician for acts including Percy Sledge, The Commodores, The Temptations, Taylor Hicks, The Secret Sisters, Diana DeGarmo and The Georgia Mass Choir. His latest tour was with the Muscle Shoals All Star Band at Poretta, Italy. He is the owner of The Thompson Music Company and founding member of the The Thompson Jazz Trio.
All proceeds from the “Wine and Jazz” event go toward various projects of the Friends of the Park.
“Friends of the Park continuously work to make our park at Pickwick one of Tennessee’s premier state parks,” said Rinks.