Weakley County residents warned of COVID-19 vaccination scam

The Weakley County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a COVID-19 vaccination scam. Captain Randall McGowan says an elderly Weakley County resident received a call asking for bank account information need to get a prescription for a COVID-19 shot. Captain McGowan says this is an obvious scam and that if you get one of these […]Read More

Gleason hires interim city recorder, agrees to lease building for

The City of Gleason will have an interim City Recorder while it searches for a replacement for Angela Hunt, who resigned last month as her office is under investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office. During a special-called meeting of the Gleason City Board Thursday, the Board voted to hire Donna Stricklin as the interim City […]Read More

Gov. Bill Lee announces package to address learning loss, reading,

On Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced special session legislation that will address K-12 student learning loss and the adverse effects on Tennessee students’ proficiency in reading and math after extended time away from the classroom due to COVID-19. The special session is set to begin Tuesday. “COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of education and […]Read More

Weakley County COVID-19 vaccine waiting list

There’s now an online waiting list for the Weakley County COVID-19 vaccination. While vaccine supplies are limited, the Weakley County Health Department is following the state’s phased approach to vaccination. Weakley County’s present phases are 1A-1 and 1A-2, which includes healthcare workers and first responders, and adults who can’t cannot live independently and residents ages […]Read More

UT Martin football season tickets and Champions Club memberships on

Season football tickets and Champions Club membership packages are on sale now for the UT Martin Skyhawks’ four home football games. Individual game tickets will not be sold this season. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early to secure premier seating options and ensure seating clusters with your family. Tickets will be sold in group […]Read More

OVC announces Feb. 8 makeup date for Skyhawks MBB home

Two days after it was announced that the UT Martin men’s basketball game against Austin Peay was postponed, the OVC has rescheduled the contest for Monday, February 8. Tipoff from the Elam Center will take place at 8:00, with airtime at 7:30 on WCMT. The game, which was originally slated for this Saturday, January 16, […]Read More

Martin Library Foundation reaches fundraising goal

The Martin Library Foundation has reached its fundraising goal of raising $1.5 million dollars towards the new Martin Public Library in downtown Martin. Foundation President Dr. Nick Dunagan tells Thunderbolt Radio News that while the goal has been met, there will be additional needs for the multi-million dollar library. (AUDIO) Dr. Dunagan says the library […]Read More

Weakley County students offered new resource for behavioral health

Aggression, self-harm, depression, anxiety, lack of motivation, acting out in class, alcohol and/or drug abuse – the array of behavioral health issues which can be found on almost any school campus in the country is also the reason Weakley County Schools offers an extensive menu of mental health services. And now another safety net has […]Read More