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If you bought a Powerball ticket in Smyrna, Tennessee recently, you may want to take a look at it. A $2 Million Winning Ticket was sold there according to the Tennessee Lottery. Officials have not said where the winning ticket was purchased.
Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush will host a free tailgate party on Saturday before the UT/Georgia game. Bush’s party is scheduled to start at noon at the Humanities Plaza on the UT campus.
Less than a day after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list, Daniel Lee Henry was captured Saturday night in New Orleans, Louisiana. TBI Public Information Officer Josh Devine reports that shortly after 8:30 p.m. CST Saturday, Henry, 38, was taken into custody without incident at a hotel by authorities from the United States Marshals Service Task Force, which includes law enforcement officers from the New Orleans Police Department and Louisiana State Police. The Jonesborough, Tennessee man was wanted by the TBI and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to face murder charges in connection to a triple homicide. Earlier today, Washington County deputies responded to a home in Jonesborough, after receiving a call from an individual in California stating Henry had killed his family. Upon arrival, officers found three deceased adults inside the home. More charges are pending. (Photo Courtesy TBI).
A retired prison warden is accusing the Tennessee Department of Correction of reclassifying maximum-security prisoners to save money. According to “The Tennessean”, Jerry Lester, the former warden of West Tennessee State Penitentiary, said that inmates classified as less dangerous require fewer guards on prison grounds. The department continues to defend the change, however numerous guards have come forward to say that attacks have risen on staff and prisoners since the inmates were reclassified.
Arkansas beat Tennessee 24-20 Saturday. The Vols will host the Georgia Bulldogs Saturday, October 10th with kick-off at 2:30 p.m. CT. Catch all the action beginning with the Kick-off Call in Show at 1 p.m. on 102.5 WOW Country.