Charles Choate

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Warning of Sick Raccoons

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has received numerous reports of sick raccoons in West Tennessee. Reports said the symptoms are consistent with rabies or canine distemper infections, although the TWRA is advising that raccoon-variant rabies has not been identified and is not suspected by the Tennessee Department of Health at this time. Rabies is a […]Read More

Union City High School Student Named Candidate for U.S. Presidential

A Union City High School senior student has been named a candidate in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Owen Rodgers was one of more than 5,000 candidates selected, from nearly 3.6 million graduating students this year. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 by Executive Order of the President, with inclusion being one […]Read More

Union City Council Accepts Bid for New Impound Building

The Union City Police Department has been approved for a new impound location and building. Police Chief Ben Yates submitted the construction bid to Council members this week.(AUDIO)   The new impound location for seized vehicles will be be located between the Public Works Building and the Fire Department. Chief Yates said theft and vandalism […]Read More

Bids to be Accepted to Demolish Former Westover School in

The days of the former Westover School building in Union City are now numbered. Mayor Terry Hailey addressed the dilapidated structure, during the first item of the City Council meeting this week.(AUDIO)   Discussion on the fate of the former school has been ongoing for several years, with Florida Avenue neighbors wanting the building removed […]Read More

Carthon Named New General Manager for Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have named Ran Carthon as the teams new General Manager. Carthon served five seasons as Director of Pro Personnel for San Francisco, and the past two seasons as Director of Player Personnel with the 49ers. His experience also includes five seasons as Director of Pro Personnel with the St. Louis Rams, and […]Read More

Bengie Molina Talks About Brother Yadier; Working With Cardinals

Former Major League catcher, and current broadcaster Bengie Molina, is enjoying his time with the St. Louis Cardinals. Bengie is the brother of Yadier Molina, and played 20 years of professional baseball, before serving briefly as a coach with the Cardinals. As a member of this years Cardinals Caravan, Molina talked with Thunderbolt Sports about […]Read More

Former Graceland Employee Talks About Impact of Lisa Marie’s Death

A former employee of Elvis Presley’s Graceland, says the Memphis location will survive the death of his only child. Discovery Park of America CEO Scott Williams said the tourist location will continue the singers legacy, following the recent death of Lisa Marie Presley. Williams told Thunderbolt News about his 12 years at Graceland, which included […]Read More