Charles Choate

Annual “Feeding of 5,000” Taking Place in Union City

The annual Feeding of 5,000 will take place today in Obion County. The Obion County Ministerial Association event will start this morning at the Fairgrounds in Union City. The Refuge Church pastor, Bro. Dan Huggins, told Thunderbolt News about the history of the event in Union City.(AUDIO)   Bro. Huggins said the “Feeding of 5,000” […]Read More

Union City Students Learn About All-Expense Paid Healthcare Opportunities

A unique opportunity in the healthcare industry recently drew the attention of several Union City High School seniors. Students in the Nursing Education class received a visit from representatives of Dyersburg State and Jackson State Community College, and heard about a three-year, all-expenses paid opportunity in the EMT and Respiratory Therapy fields. A $1.5 million […]Read More

“Tornado Cash” to Benefit School Staff and Local Businesses

The continued push by the Obion County Chamber of Commerce to shop local, has received a big boost. The Union City School System will again use “Tornado Cash” to distribute to their employees. Chamber of Commerce Community Relations Director Brooke Simmons told Thunderbolt News about the local benefits.(AUDIO)   Ms. Simmons said the school’s initiative […]Read More

Obion County Singer Songwriter Releases New Album

  Fans of Obion County singer songwriter Phillip Coleman can now listen to his latest album. Production has been completed on “Loners Harvest”, which contains 11 new songs from the Rives native. The album contains brilliant songwriting and singing by Coleman, who was backed by some of the top recording musicians in Nashville. The album […]Read More

Kentucky State Police Add New Troopers into Service

Kentucky State Police have announced that 38 cadets have graduated the agency’s training academy and are now ready to report for duty across the commonwealth. Cadets reported to the training academy on June 5th to embark upon 24-weeks of intense training to perform the duties of a state trooper. The graduates of Cadet Class 102 […]Read More

Congratulations to Jiffy Steamer Winner

Congratulations goes out to Amanda Waldon, of Martin, for being drawn to win a pink Jiffy Steamer. Ms. Waldon’s name was drawn from the registration box at Suzanne’s Pharmacy in Martin. The Breast Cancer Awareness Month promotion was sponsored by Jiffy Steamer and Thunderbolt Broadcasting. Presenting the Jiffy Steamer was 104.9 KYTN/105.7 WQAK News Director […]Read More