Squirrel cause of power outage in Dresden

A squirrel was the cause of a power outage Wednesday morning in Dresden. According to Weakley County Municipal Electric System, 562 customers lost power after a squirrel got on the underground primary switches on South Parkway Street

Driver airlifted after concrete truck overturns in Sharon

The driver of a concrete truck was airlifted after the truck overturned Wednesday morning in Sharon. The accident happened around 8:20 on Rock Hill Road near the Persimmon Hills Golf Course when authorities believe the front wheels

Construction begins this month for new Martin Public Library

Construction begins this month on the new Martin Public Library. The nearly $12 million dollar project broke ground in November with Barger Construction from Parkers Crossroads preparing the site for construction. Martin Mayor Randy Brundige tells Thunderbolt

Dresden mayor urges awareness of phone scams

Following the discovery of over 250 stolen bank accounts in a semi-truck involved in a hit and run accident last week in Dresden, Dresden Mayor Jeff Washburn is urging residents to be aware of the growing number