Area high school basketball teams in latest AP Prep Polls

Tennessee Boy’s Prep Polls Class Division I – Class 4A 1. Beech (13) 23-0 2. Morristown-Hamblen High School East 21-1 3. Bartlett (1) 20-6 4. Cane Ridge 13-6 5. Whitehaven 17-1 6. Memphis East 12-4 7. Bearden 15-5 8. Dobyns-Bennett 19-4 9. Lebanon 19-4 10. Henry County 14-1 Class Division I – Class 3A 1. […]Read More

Checking in with Weakley County School Board members for School

The annual celebration of the elected/appointed officials who dedicate time throughout the year to help make decisions for the betterment of Weakley County Schools has arrived. January 23-29 is School Board Appreciation Week in Tennessee. “Representative leadership is always important to help guide our schools,” said Director of Schools Randy Frazier. “I appreciate the commitment […]Read More

UT Martin WBB returns to action with road matchup at

The UT Martin women’s basketball team returns to action after a lengthy layoff with an OVC matchup Saturday at regional rival Murray State. Tipoff from the CFSB Center is scheduled for 5:00 with airtime at 4:30 on WCMT. The Skyhawks (4-10, 1-2 OVC) return to the hardwood for the first time in 16 days. UT […]Read More

Body of man shot at Sharon home found

Authorities have found the body of a man shot Tuesday in Sharon. Sharon Police Chief John Andrews says the body of 51-year-old Thomas Koker, of Martin, was found Wednesday in a drainage culvert on North Martin Avenue. Koker was shot Tuesday at a home on West Main Street after forcing his way inside. Koker had […]Read More

UT Martin Advisory Board meets Friday

The UT Martin Advisory Board holds its annual winter meeting in person Friday afternoon at 1:00 in Room 206 of the Boling University Center. The meeting will also be available for public viewing via livestream at and archived for later viewing. Those attending in person are highly encouraged to wear a face covering. Agenda […]Read More

NWCX PAIICE program making positive changes in the community

A change organization called Prisoners Actively Involved In Community Endeavors (PAIICE) is an inmate organization housed at Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville that was formed in 1985, with the purpose to work for the betterment of the inner-community and create positive interactions with the free-world community. Department of Correction spokesperson Tylee Tracer says the […]Read More

Disaster unemployment available in 12 Tennessee counties

NASHVILLE – Workers whose jobs were impacted by December tornadoes that caused damage in 12 Tennessee counties can now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Governor Bill Lee requested federal assistance for Tennesseans living in the counties where tornadoes touched down on December 10 and […]Read More

Weakley County celebrates Teachers of the Year

Weakley County Schools’ Teachers of the Year range from those working with three-year-old preschoolers to 12th graders and those already in dual enrollment for college. The District Teachers of the Year include a UTM graduate who is in her fourth year of teaching and two veterans who have decades of classroom experience and are consistently […]Read More