Charles Choate

Today is Memorial Day

Today is the federal holiday of Memorial Day. The day is observed to remember and honor those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day originated from the practice of decorating soldiers’ graves with flowers, before and during the Civil War. The holiday first took the name of “Decoration Day” […]Read More

Legislative Breakfast Held at Discovery Park of America

The Northwest Tennessee Legislative Breakfast was held Friday at Discovery Park of America. The focus of the event was the promotion of tourism in the region. A large crowd attended the event, which included Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, State Representatives Tandy Darby, Rusty Grills and Chris Hurt, along with State Senators […]Read More

Hickman Industry Honored for Lack of Lost Time to Injury

    For the third straight year, a Hickman industry has received a Governor’s award for safety. Insteel Wire Products was presented the award this week, marking 417,359 hours without experiencing a lost time injury or illness. Lynn Whitehouse, the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet’s Occupational, Health and Safety Director, presented the award to Hickman’s […]Read More

Early Dismissal For Union City School System

Friday is the final day of classes in the Union City School System. School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said students at the elementary and high school will be dismissing for Summer break at 10:00, with the middle school ending classes at 10:15. Area motorists are reminded to be alert for students and buses due to […]Read More

Jeff Davis Memorial Car Show at Discovery Park of America

Discovery Park of America will be the setting for classic cars, trucks and motorcycles on Saturday. The first ever Jeff Davis Memorial Car Show will take place in Union City. Car entries will be $40, with registration from 8:00 until 11:00. Trophies will be presented at 4:00. As part of the Car Show, a corn […]Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol to Hold Checkpoint in Obion County on

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a checkpoint in Obion County on Friday night. Reports said the Highway Patrol will hold the Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoint on U.S.-45 at the Obion River Bridge. The time of the checkpoint has been announced for 11:00. Troopers will be evaluating drivers for signs of alcohol or drug […]Read More