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Swannee Rice – 96 – Hickman

Funeral services will be held for Swannee Rice, age 96, of Hickman. Services will take place at 11:00 on Monday, June 5th of 2023, at the First United Methodist Church in Hickman. Burial will follow in the Hickman City Cemetery.Read More

Carnece Guy – 77 – Troy

Funeral services will be held for Carnece Guy, age 77, of Troy. Services will take place at 2:00 on Saturday, June 3rd of 2023, in Union City. Burial will follow in the Terrace Hill Cemetery in Troy.Read More

Kentucky State Police Searching for Run Away Suspect in Melber

Troopers from Kentucky State Police at Post 1 are currently in the Melber area, searching for a wanted man who has fled on foot. Troopers are joined by additional law enforcement officers from multiple local agencies, all assisting in the search. Troopers have identified 43 year old Bryan Ditto, of East Prairie, Missouri, as the […]Read More

Thompson Says Tourism Dollars Bring Benefits to Weakley County

A recent Legislative Breakfast in Union City centered its focus on the promotion of tourism in the region. The event featured Mark Ezell, Commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development, along with three State Representatives and two State Senators. Commissioner Ezell informed the large crowd that Tennessee was now ranked 11th in the nation for […]Read More

Two Arrested After Union City Police Find Individuals Asleep in

Union City police made two arrests, after finding individuals asleep in vehicles at Veterans Park. Reports said officers located three individuals slumped over in two running vehicles, while on patrol on North Clover Street. Once awake, officers identified 29 year Bobby Joe Madding II and 46 year old Kimberly Druschal, both of Union City. A […]Read More

Tuition and Mandatory Fee Increase Proposal at UT-Martin

An approved budget plan at UT-Martin includes an increase in tuition and mandatory fees. A three-percent overall increase, which includes a two-percent tuition hike, was approved by the UT-Martin Advisory Board during their meeting on May 26th. The proposed budget now heads to the UT Board of Trustees for consideration, at their annual meeting June […]Read More

Farmers Ready to Begin Harvest of Winter Wheat

              Combines will be on the move very soon, as area farmers start the harvest of their Winter wheat. Lake County Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension Agent Justin Foulks, told Thunderbolt News about the upcoming harvest.(AUDIO)   With farmers to use combines, tractors and grain hauling trucks for the […]Read More

Martha Sue Brooks – 94 – South Fulton

Funeral services will be held for Martha Sue Brooks, age 94, of South Fulton. Services will take place at 1:00 on Saturday, June 3rd of 2023, at the Old Fulton Road Church of Christ in Martin. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.Read More