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Jessica McElrath – 40 – Union City

Funeral services will be held for Jessica McElrath, age 40, of Union City. Services will take place at 2:00 on Saturday, January 28th of 2023, at the Vine Street Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the East View Cemetery. Rawls Funeral Home is in charge of services.Read More

Rosalyn Rogers – 68 – Martin

Funeral services will be held for Rosalyn Rogers, age 68, of Martin. Services will take place at 1:00 on Friday, January 27th of 2023, at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Parham Cemetery.Read More

Wind Advisory Issued for Ken-Tenn Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory, which will take affect tonight. Forecasters say southeast winds will be sustained from 15-to-25 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. Reports said tree limbs could be damaged and power outages could occur. The Wind Advisory will be in effect from […]Read More

Reports Indicate Chip Caray to be New St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis native Chip Caray is being reported as the new play-by-play announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals television broadcasts. Cary is the grandson of the late Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Caray, who also called games for St. Louis almost 25 years. The 57 year old Cary is leaving Bally Sports South, where he […]Read More

Martin, Obion, Newbern and Carroll County Receive American Rescue Plan

Several local municipalities were awarded American Rescue Plan funds by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. Almost $126-million dollars was awarded in 24 grants, for use in drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. Included in the grant disbursements was almost $3.1-million dollars for the City of Martin, with plans to conduct six water, wastewater […]Read More

Union City Police Forced to Shoot Dog During Attack

Union City police were forced to shot a free running dog, after it attacked another dog on a chain. Police reports said officers responded to the 1000 block of East Mercer in regards to a loose K-9. At the scene, officers observed a small dog, and a pit bulldog. Reports said the owner of the […]Read More

Aggravated Burglary Investigation at Union City Residence

The burglary of a residence on Ethridge Lane was investigated by Union City police. Reports said officers arrived at the scene to speak with 28 year old Walker Barnes and 28 year old Clayton Alan Treece. Both Barnes and Treece said they arrived home to discover the house in disarray, with a gray and orange […]Read More

Union City Police Investigate Stolen Vehicle

The Union City Police Department was informed of a stolen vehicle. Reports said Scott Spence, with Car Mart, told officers a 2015 white Chrysler 200 was taken from the parking lot at 2606 West Main Street. Spence said the theft was discovered on December 15th, but checks with car haulers and other locations indicated the […]Read More