Charles Choate

Obion County Commission Approves School System Loan

The Obion County Commission has agreed to assist the county school system with needed funds. During the monthly County Commission meeting, Budget Committee Chairman Sam Sinclair Jr. explained the need of funding to secure federal grant dollars. (AUDIO)   Sinclair said the school system will make yearly interest payments beginning in May of 2022, with […]Read More

McCracken County Investigation Leads to Large Methamphetamine Seizure

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office has announced five arrests, which yielded eight-and-a-half pounds of methamphetamine and approximately $30,000 in cash. Sheriff Matt Carter said the arrests were part of investigations that included the Graves County and Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, and Paducah Drug Enforcement Agency. Included in the arrests was three people from Louisville and […]Read More

COVID-19 Numbers Dwindling in Local Area

The latest report from the Tennessee Department of Health shows COVID cases have dwindled to small numbers in the area. Monday’s June 21st report showed positive cases of the virus ranged from three in Lake County, to twenty cases each in Weakley County and Gibson County. The report state positive cases in Obion County at […]Read More

Union City Man Arrested After Threat to Kill Neighbor

A Union City man was arrested after admitting his threat to kill a neighbor. Union City police reports said officers were called to 1422 East Church Street, where neighbors were in a verbal argument. Reports said officers spoke with 35 year old Amanda Speed, who was outdoors watching two of her cousins play. Ms. Speed […]Read More

Heavy Rain Reported in the Area

Heavy rain has been falling in, and around, the Union City area. Here is a photo of a flooded roadway on West Gate Drive in Union City. Motorists are urged to be prepared for water covered roadways, and to slow down to avoid hydroplaning. Following the passage of the rain, temperatures are forecast to fall […]Read More

Farmers Now Moving Large Equipment Due to Harvest

Motorists are being urged to use caution, as wheat harvest is underway in the Ken-Tenn area. Farmers are now moving combines, and other machinery on the roadways, as they harvest the grain and plant soybeans. Motorists are urged to please be patient and helpful, as producers move their equipment from farm to farm.Read More