Cannon to roar Saturday at Shiloh to mark Independence Day

JUNE 29– In honor of the July 4th holiday, Shiloh National Military Park will present Civil War cannon firing demonstrations on Saturday, July 1, announced park Superintendent Dale Wilkerson.

The scheduled firing demonstrations will be presented by the Shiloh cannon crew, firing a 6-pounder gun, across the street from the park visitor center.

The cannon firing demonstrations will take place on Saturday only. Each program will last approximately 30-minutes, and interpret the weapons, projectiles, and procedures Civil War artillery crews used during the war.


Worley's 2017 Tennessee River Run to feature 'Concert on the Water' but no downtown concert

JUNE 28-- Country music entertainer Darryl Worley continues to help Hardin countians and sick children in need through the Darryl Worley Foundation by hosting a myriad of Tennessee River Run events this summer and fall. 

The big change for this year’s TRR events is the announcement of no downtown Savannah concert this fall. 

A variety of other TRR events will still be held and the public is invited get out to as many of them as possible.

Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18 and Aug. 19, will feature a boat poker run at Pickwick Landing State Park. Part of the event will feature Worley performing a “Concert on the Water,” which can be heard from boats on Pickwick Lake. 


Two charged with six counts of attempted murder

JUNE 22– Savannah police identified two men arrested on multiple charges in connection with a parking lot gun battle Wednesday at Savannah Apartments on Ryan Street just before 6 p.m. that left one person injured.

Charvez D. Simmons, 18, of Selmer and Terrel D. Harris, 21, of Adamsville are facing six counts of attempted murder  in an altercation in which gunfire was exchanged and Adrienne S. Ross, 24, of Savannah, was shot in a buttock, according to a preliminary investigative report.

The report says officers learned Simmons and Harris had gone to the apartments in a black Mustang, approached Savannah resident Kentral Siner, 18, and fired a shot. Siner retrieved two guns from his car and returned fire at the two men.


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