Charles Choate

Skyhawks Beat Murray State in Homecoming Football on Saturday

The UT-Martin Skyhawks took a 34-3 halftime lead, and went on to beat the Murray State Racers 48-24 at Hardy Graham Stadium on Saturday. Skyhawks quarterback Keon Howard was 12-of-18 for 171 yards and one touchdown, while rushing for 98 yards and another score. Zak Wallace added three touchdowns for UT-Martin, with 14 carries for […]Read More

Two Vehicle Accident in Union City

  Union City police, and other emergency personnel, were called to a two-vehicle accident Friday at West Main Street and Everett Boulevard. The accident happened just after noon near the intersection. Air Evac was called to the scene, with one person taken from the scene. No official reports of the accident, or those involved, has […]Read More

Obion County Sheriff Presents Request for Body Scanner

The Obion County Budget Committee has approved a new safety device for the Sheriff’s Office. During the committee meeting, Sheriff Karl Jackson made a presentation to the board.(AUDIO)   Sheriff Jackson said the scan takes about four seconds to complete. With the county still not given exact specifics on items which can, or cannot be […]Read More

Funeral Services on Saturday for Detention Center Sergeant

Funeral services will take place Saturday in Hickman, for a Sergeant at the Fulton County Detention Center. 41 year old James “Jamie” Alexander passed away last Friday due to complications of COVID-19. Following his graduation at Fulton County High School in 2000, Alexander received an athletic scholarship to play football for the Murray State Racers. […]Read More

Shooting Suspect in Paducah Arrested in Dyer County

A man charged in connection with a September shooting incident in Paducah has been arrested in Northwest Tennessee. Paducah Police Department report said officers in Dyer County arrested 34 year old Antonio Lee early Sunday morning. Lee was wanted on charges of first-degree assault and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. The charges […]Read More

Union City Council Members Discuss Paving and City Beautiful

Union City Council members held their first monthly meeting this week at the Municipal Building. During the meeting, Mayor Terry Hailey questioned City Manager Kathy Dillon about the start of street paving.   Board members were also given information by Ms. Dillon on the second reading of an Ordinance concerning the City Beautiful Commission.   […]Read More

Multiple Events Scheduled on Saturday for UT-Martin Homecoming

A full day of activities are scheduled for the Homecoming celebration at UT-Martin on Saturday. At 7:00, the Skyhawk Battalion will host a 5K/10K Walk and Run. At 7:30, the Letterwinner’s Breakfast and Hall of Fame Inductions will take place at the University Center Ballroom. At 9:00, the Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards program will […]Read More

Kentucky State Police Begin Training for Large Cadet Class

Kentucky State Police have announced their largest academy class in the last seven years. One hundred cadets reported to Frankfort on Sunday, to begin the 24-weeks of basic training. State Police training in Kentucky includes more than 1,000 hours of classroom and field study. During the six-month academy, cadets will be involved in fields of […]Read More

CornFest to Honor Glenda Chrisp as “Pride of Obion County”

Obion County CornFest will honor a longtime contributor to the festival and community next week. The CornFest “Pride of Obion County Luncheon” will be held on Wednesday, to honor Glenda Chrisp as this years recipient. Ms. Chrisp becomes the 32nd person to receive the award. She has served with Fall Fest and CornFest for over […]Read More