Charles Choate

First Day of Commodity Food Distribution in Obion County

Distribution of commodity foods in Obion County will begin today. The Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, will hold three days of distribution. Recipients of Hornbeak and Samburg will receive their commodities today from 9:00 until noon, at the Hornbeak City Hall. Distribution in Troy and Obion […]Read More

Tennessee Congressman Introduces Bill to Help Rural Road and Bridge

Tennessee 8th District U.S. Congressman David Kustoff has introduced a bill aimed at repairing roads and bridges in rural communities. The “Paving the Way for Rural Communities Act of 2021” will make much needed repairs easier, with the removal of burdensome government regulations that target rural areas. If approved, the legislation exempts federally funded projects […]Read More

Union City Resident Requests Information About Sidewalk Ownership

A resident of Union City recently addressed City Council members on options concerning a damaged sidewalk on her property. During the recent Council meeting, Redina Williams, of 302 East Cheatam Street, requested clarification on the actual ownership of the sidewalk.(AUDIO)   Ms. Williams told the board that the cost to repair the sidewalk was placed […]Read More

Spring Turkey Season Begin in Kentucky on Saturday

Spring turkey hunting season will begin in Kentucky on Saturday. The statewide season will run from April 17th through May 9th. All spring turkey permits cover two male, or bearded turkeys, which is the statewide bag limit for the spring season. Youths under age 12, and landowners or legal dependents hunting on their own lands, […]Read More

Work Continues at Graham Park in Union City

Enhancement of Graham Park in Union City continues with work on playing fields. Union City Council members approved three bids at their recent meeting, in conjunction with the upgrades. Nsite, of Milan, was the low bidder for three projects ongoing in the park. Council members approved a bid of $64,981 for bleacher pads and sidewalks, […]Read More

Survey Indicates Tennesseans Are Becoming Comfortable With Traveling

A new survey from Triple-A indicates growing confidence in travel in Tennessee. With many state residents now vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, a recent survey revealed that nearly half of Tennesseans say they are comfortable in making a trip. The latest survey marks a 10-percentage point increase compared to a similar survey taken in January. […]Read More

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Releases Law Enforcement Related Deaths Report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released findings of a study detailing law enforcement related deaths in 2020. The report uses established definitions and methodology from the state’s law enforcement agencies. Data from the incidents was divided into the three categories of Deadly Use-of-Force Incidents, Arrest Related Non-Forcible Deaths and Deaths in Custody. Among the […]Read More