Charles Choate

Former Obion County Central High School Baseball Treasurer Indicted for

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of the former treasurer of the Obion County Central High School’s “Rebel Sliders Baseball Booster Club”. Reports said Allison Baldwin served as the treasurer from June 2018 through June 2021, with the investigation starting after school officials reported missing funds. Investigators determined Ms. […]Read More

Handgun Stolen from Vehicle in Union City

Union City police were dispatched to investigate a stolen firearm. Police reports said officers arrived at 1020 Russell Street, where they spoke with 70 year old Frank Malvin Holbrook. At the scene, Holbrook said someone had taken a Ruger .9-milimeter handgun from his vehicle between September 26th and 30th. Police reports said the gun had […]Read More

Union City Man Arrested for Being in Home Without Permission

A 28 year old Union City man has been arrested, after being found inside a home without permission. Union City police reports said officers were called to 407 North Morgan Street, after carpenters found Shyheim Slayton inside the residence. Reports said officers arrived at the scene and talked with Slayton, who had two shopping carts […]Read More

St. Louis Cardinals to Begin Wild Card Playoffs Today

The St. Louis Cardinals begin their quest to reach the World Series this afternoon. The Cardinals will host the best-of-three Wild Card playoffs series against the Philadelphia Phillies. St. Louis finished the regular season as the Central Division champion, with a record of (93-69), while the Phillies finished third in the East Division with a […]Read More

Mississippi Man Victim of Theft and Vandalism in Union City

A Mississippi man was the victim of theft and vandalism following a stop at a Union City business. Police reports said officers were dispatched to Casey General Store, on Main Street, where a disturbance was occurring. Officers arrived to find 36 year old Anthony Dewayne Nichols, of Kiln, Mississippi, chasing an individual near Everett Boulevard. […]Read More

“Pride of Obion County” Luncheon Held in Union City

The “Pride of Obion County” luncheon was held Wednesday at Discovery Park of America. A crowd gathered to celebrate the life and accomplishments of former educator and Obion County Mayor Deanna Chappell. Ms. Chappell passed away this week at the age of 73, following a battle with ALS. During the ceremony, Catherine Nailing spoke about […]Read More

Drought Conditions Causing Multiple Issues in the Area

As drought conditions continue in the local area, multiple issues continue. The river gauge at Cairo, Illinois today stands at 11-feet, which is a rise of one-foot from Wednesday. Forecasters show the Ohio River will increase to 12-and-a-half-feet by Saturday, then again start to drop. Low water levels on the Ohio and Mississippi River are […]Read More

Thunderbolt Broadcasting Honored with TAB Awards in Nashville Ceremony

Thunderbolt Broadcasting was the recipient of awards from the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters. The TAB held their inaugural “Excellence in Broadcasting Awards” ceremony Tuesday night, at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum in Nashville. The event recognized broadcast achievements from 2021 in both large and small markets of television and radio. 104.9 KYTN/105.7 WQAK […]Read More