Charles Choate

Tennessee Congressman Says Nation Will Not Go Into Default

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, and President Joe Biden, had their first face-to-face meeting on Wednesday to discuss issues, which included the nations debt ceiling. The nation hit the debt limit in January, forcing the Treasury Department to take extraordinary actions to keep bills paid by the government. Tennessee 8th District U.S. Congressman David […]Read More

Union City Director of Schools Praises Efforts of School Board

Union City Director of Schools Wes Kennedy has high regards for his school board members. Director Kennedy said those who are serving want only the best for the system.(AUDIO)   To have a successful school system, Director Kennedy also said a good school board must be in place.(AUDIO)   The Union City school board includes […]Read More

Paducah Teenager Dies in Wednesday Morning House Fire

A Paducah teenager died in a house fire on Wednesday morning. McCracken County Sheriff’s reports said officers and firefighters from three departments responded to a Southside residence just before 10:00. When arriving at the scene, officers discovered the residence fully involved, with a 16-year old female still inside. Reports said detectives are investigating the cause […]Read More

Local Superintendents Compliment Work of School Board Members

Two local Superintendents have expressed their appreciation for their serving school board members. Fulton County School System Superintendent Patrice Chambers said she had a good working relationship with the elected board members, who serve important roles in student success.(AUDIO)   The Fulton County school board consists of Chairman Perry Turner and Vice-Chairman Kim Hagler, along […]Read More

Ice Storm Warning Issued for Northwest Tennessee Until Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service has now issued an Ice Storm Warning until Thursday morning at 6:00, for counties that include Obion, Lake, Weakley, Dyer, Henry, Gibson, Carroll, Crockett and Madison. Forecasters say significant icing of up to three-tenths of an inch, along with sleet accumulations of half-an-inch, is possible during the period. Power outages and […]Read More

Area Roads Remain Very Slick From Sleet and Freezing Rain

Motorists in the Ken-Tenn area are urged to use caution, and extra time, if they have to travel today. Roads and streets in the local area are extremely slick, following the sleet and freezing rain that moved in late Monday afternoon. Chances of melting are slim, with forecast highs for today at 29-degrees. Another round […]Read More

Two Small Earthquakes Recorded Near Ridgely

Two small earthquakes were recorded near Ridgely last Thursday. The Center for Earthquake Information said the first tremor occurred just before 3:30 in the afternoon, and registered 1.5. This earthquake was centered just north of Hoecake Road. Reports said the second recorded earthquake took place just after 9:00 at night, and registered 1.5 on the […]Read More