Public Works Committee moves Highway Dept. building renovation to Finance,

The Weakley County Public Works Committee voted Tuesday to move the consideration of a multi-million dollar building for the Weakley County Highway Department to the Finance, Ways, and Means Committee. The Public Works Committee was presented Tuesday with revised drawings and budget figures from TLM Associates and Henson Construction. The budget revision decreased the cost […]Read More

City of Humboldt to receive nearly $17M in drinking water,

Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers announced Tuesday that the City of Humboldt would receive nearly $17 million dollars in low-interest loans for clean water and drinking water infrastructure improvements. The City of Humboldt will receive two clean water loans totaling $10.9 million dollars for wastewater treatment plant […]Read More

Murray State, JSCC sign Memorandum of Understanding establishing partnership

Representatives from Murray State University and Jackson State Community College met in Henry County Monday and signed a Memorandum of Understanding, establishing a partnership offering students a pathway to transfer from a JSCC associate degree program to a Murray State bachelor’s degree program. The partnership provides an opportunity for students to save money and avoid […]Read More

Milan Police searching for missing woman

The Milan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman. 22-year-old Sarah Michelle Phillips was last seen January 9 leaving a residence in Milan. Miss Phillips was supposed to return home the next day and no one has had contact with her since. Anyone with any information of her whereabouts, […]Read More

UTM’s Randall named OVC Newcomer of the Week

The OVC crowned UT Martin’s Craig Randall II, a redshirt junior guard, as its Newcomer of the Week for men’s basketball. Randall has made a splash since joining UT Martin as a mid-year transfer from Duquesne. After joining the program on January 7, he was granted a waiver to play immediately by the NCAA in […]Read More

Skyhawks release 2019 football schedule, to play at Florida and

The UT Martin football team released its loaded 2019 schedule Monday. The schedule features road matchups at SEC foes Florida and Kentucky, a home non-conference FCS matchup along with eight OVC matchups. UT Martin officially opens the season on Thursday, August 29 when playing host to Southland Conference member Northwestern State. The matchup marks the […]Read More

Tennessee drops to No. 5 in AP poll following loss

After a Saturday loss to Kentucky, Tennessee dropped from No. 1 to No. 5 this week in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll. Duke has reclaimed the No. 1 spot. The Blue Devils earned 58 of 64 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to earn a third stint at the top this season. Gonzaga moved […]Read More

Authorities seek help in finding missing Dyersburg woman

The Dyersburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman. 24-year-old Shelby Hubbard has been missing since Friday morning at 5:00. Ms. Hubbard’s mother told officers her daughter had been stressed lately due to personal issues and left the residence without taking her purse and cell phone which was unusual. […]Read More

Martin Elementary School rewarded for Reward achievement

Martin Elementary School was named a Tennessee Reward School this week, and celebrated by having a pizza party Friday courtesy of the Charger Foundation. Charger Foundation board member Hollianne Carver told the students Friday the foundation was proud of their achievement. MES Principal Terri Stephenson tells Thunderbolt Radio News about the Reward School recognition. Miss […]Read More

Mother, four children escape early morning house fire in Huntingdon

A mother and her four children escaped an early morning house fire in Huntingdon Friday. However. several family pets were lost in the fire. Huntingdon Public Safety Director Walter Smothers says just before 4:00 Friday morning, the Huntingdon Fire and Rescue Department responded to a residential fire at 300 Chick Lane in Huntingdon. Captain Doug […]Read More