Charles Choate

Kenton Woman and Child Killed in Obion County Accident

The bodies of a woman and small child were discovered in Obion County on Monday, after their vehicle ran off of a bridge on Old Turnpike Road. Tennessee Highway Patrol preliminary reports said the bodies of 40 year old Tamara Powers and a two-year old child, both of Kenton, were discovered just after 3:30. Highway […]Read More

Survey Indicates Tennesseans Are Becoming Comfortable With Traveling

A new survey from Triple-A indicates growing confidence in travel in Tennessee. With many state residents now vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, a recent survey revealed that nearly half of Tennesseans say they are comfortable in making a trip. The latest survey marks a 10-percentage point increase compared to a similar survey taken in January. […]Read More

Former Cardinals All-Star Player Passes Away

Former St. Louis Cardinals All-Star player, coach and organization member, Joe Cunningham, has passed away at the age of 89. In 1949, the 17 year old Cunningham was signed by the Cardinals, and played four minor league seasons, before serving two years in the military during the Korean War. He returned to the Cardinals in […]Read More

Hickman Manufacturing Plant Recognized for Hours Without Work Injury

A Hickman manufacturing plant has been recognized for an outstanding achievement by the office of Governor Andy Beshear. Insteel Wire Products was presented the Governor’s “Safety and Health Award”, after achieving over 250,000 hours of work without an injury. Insteel is the nations largest manufacturer of steel wire reinforcing products for concrete construction, with 38 […]Read More

Union City Police Made Aware of Bogus Checks Sent by

Union City police have been made aware of bogus checks being sent to residents in the city. Lt. Derrick O’Dell told Thunderbolt News reports of the checks being received in Union City began on Tuesday. Lt. O’Dell urged anyone who should receive this package, to not attempt to cash the check. Those who do will […]Read More