Obion County Mayor Benny McGuire is urging local residents to remain calm.
Following the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Obion County on Saturday, Mayor McGuire said there was no need for heightened alarm.
The Mayor also requested county residents to continue to adhere to safety guidelines and tips issued from the state and federal government.
Mayor McGuire […]
The Kentucky Department of Health reported 480 confirmed cases of coronavirus in their latest report on Monday.
The report also indicated 11 deaths in the state.
In Western Kentucky, Graves County reported their first confirmed case.
The Graves County Health Department reported the positive result in a male in his 70’s.
The man was hospitalized and is in isolation.
Here is a list of Essential businesses that will remain OPEN in Tennessee following Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order on Monday:
Federal and state offices and services, including post offices and airports
Local government functions, such as law enforcement, transport and businesses that provide government programs and services
Grocery and beverage stores, farmers markets, food banks, catering, convenience […]
Due to having a confirmed COVID-19 case in Obion County, the Obion County School System will not be able to deliver meals and instructional materials to residences as previously announced.
Director of School’s Tim Watkins said by suspending deliveries and not having students pick up and return school work, the school system was minimizing the public […]
The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are back over flood stage in may reporting locations.
The Ohio River at Paducah is forecast to be at 44-feet today, which is five-feet over flood stage.
The Ohio River at Cairo has reached a crest at 52-feet, and is expected to remain at the stage for the next several days.
The reading […]
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says state abortion providers are violating a ban on elective medical procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cameron has called on Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander to certify the violation under the current ban on elective medical procedures.
The Attorney General said Friedlander understands better than anyone, the necessity […]
Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency say they understand the hardship individuals are having, due to many county offices offering limited services or closing to the public.
For those needing to pay sales tax on their boats, the TWRA is encouraging an advanced call the county clerk’s office, to ensure they are open and able […]
Obion County has its first confirmed case of coronavirus.
Obion County Mayor Benny McGuire told Thunderbolt News he was made aware of the confirmed case late Saturday night.
The confirmation came following a test of the individual.
Mayor McGuire said testing will now be available in Obion County, but specific guidelines must be met to receive the test, […]
The ambulance service director in a Western Kentucky county has been arrested on theft and drug charges.
Carlisle County Sheriff’s reports said deputies were contacted following the suspicious behavior of 36 year old John Curtis, of Bardwell.
Reports said employees of the ambulance service suspected a narcotics problem, following a lack of Fentanyl supply at the ambulance […]
Former Union City High School standout, and current UT-Martin basketball player Parker Stewart, is going to test his talent in the NBA Combine.
Stewart has submitted his paperwork as an early entrant into the 2020 NBA Draft.
Under NCAA rules adopted in 2018, Stewart can sign with a certified agent, receive feedback and still have the ability […]