Charles Choate

Fatal Vehicle Accident in Fulton County on Monday

A two vehicle accident in Fulton County on Monday evening resulted in one fatality. Thunderbolt News has learned that 47 year old Brad Ellingburg was killed in the accident, that occurred at the intersection of Highway 1129 and 2140, commonly known as Turney Davie Road. The accident site is outside of the Hickman city limits. […]Read More

Mayfield Man Arrested for Theft of 1965 Mustang

A Mayfield man has been arrested following the theft of a 1965 Mustang. Kentucky State Police contacted the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, following the recovery of a vehicle on Highway 307 near the Carlisle County-Graves County line. Reports said deputies followed up on information that revealed a storage building had been burglarized on Clarkline Road, […]Read More

Earthquake Recorded in Obion County

An earthquake was reported in Obion County on Monday night. The Center for Earthquake Research and Information recorded a 2.6 tremor, just north of the Obion County-Dyer County line just after 10:00. The earthquake was located near Nicholas Road, and recorded at a depth of 5.1 miles. In the past six months, reports showed 10 […]Read More

Obion County Employees Now Required to Pay on Health Insurance

Employees for the county of Obion County will now pay a portion of their health insurance. During the latest County Commission meeting, Commissioner Rob Holman asked about the increase in the cost of health insurance.(AUDIO)   The question was then directed to Insurance Committee Chairman Ricky Boyd.(AUDIO)   Plans now call for the county to […]Read More

Vote Now to Give Obion County Sheriff’s Office “Best Cruiser

Wednesday is the last day of voting to help the Obion County Sheriff’s Office win the “Best Looking Cruiser Award”. As part of the 18th annual Law Enforcement Challenge, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office initiated the contest. Area residents can support the Obion County Sheriff’s Office with voting until 4:00 Wednesday afternoon. Residents can log […]Read More

Home Burglary Investigated in Union City

Union City police were called to investigate an aggravated burglary on North Division Street. Reports said the investigation began when officers were contacted about a break-in last Thursday night. The home owner, 67 year old Barney Newcomb, was away from the residence, when he was notified by a neighbor that someone had just broke-in to […]Read More

Professional Development Days Begin in Union City School System

The first day of Professional Development for Union City Schools’ faculty and staff might well have been named ‘Family Day.’ Director of Schools Wes Kennedy stressed family to 240 employees in welcoming them back from summer break Monday – the first day of the 2022-23 school year for the Union City School System. “My goal […]Read More