Here’s everything you need to know going on in the Mid-South:
- After outrage from Memphians, the Shelby County Health Department is now revising its Halloween guidelines. It first said trick or treating wasn’t recommended at all, but now they have released additional guidelines for people that choose to celebrate.
- Tennessee residents are showing up for early voting. Tennesseans broke the state’s first day early voting record with over 273,000 voters coming out Wednesday.
- 20-year-old Caleb Bratcher is facing aggravated arson charges after setting a fire to a vacant house on Oct. 13 on Buxton Avenue. The Memphis Fire Department reported the total damage estimated was $15,000 and found the fire was set in the carport storage room.
- Memphis Police has released a video of two armed and masked men, who posed as fugitive agents and tried to force their way into a Hickory Hill apartment. However, the men ran away when the resident of the apartment opened fire.
- The Memphis Tigers face off at home against UCF on Saturday. The Liberty Bowl has been allowed to increase its capacity to 10,500 fans, which is still a far cry from its normal 50,000+ capacity.