Six things to know – 9/14/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Tropical storm Julia may be losing strength, but it is still causing some damage and heavy rains. Forecasters are still predicting another 4-6 inches of rain and possible tornadoes in Georgia and South Carolina.
Former Tennessee state representative Jeremy Durham has been kicked out of office. He is accused of improper sexual contact with at least 22 women during his four years in state office. He is the first state lawmaker kicked out of office in Tennessee in 36 years.
Hillary Clinton will be back on the campaign trail Thursday, after sitting out a few days with pneumonia. Husband Bill Clinton says his wife has been "feeling great." The former president was at a coffee shop in Los Angeles Tuesday, campaigning for his wife.
Tammy Littlepage will make her first court appearance later today. She is facing animal cruelty charges after Graves County deputies found four malnourished dogs at her home.
A portion of the Ohio River is now closed to all barges and boats. The Army Corps of Engineers is fixing several broken wickets used to retain water. The closure could take up to four days depending on the weather.
A reward of $500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for vandalizing Mike Miller Park. If you have any information, call the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.