OVC touts Tate Chumley as Male Golfer of the Week

For the second time in his career, UT Martin star Tate Chumley is the OVC’s Male Golfer of the Week. Chumley is the second Skyhawk to achieve the OVC’s top weekly accolade this season as his brother Garrett Chumley was additionally crowned on September 29. The Chumleys are the first set of brothers to be […]Read More

Martha Clendenin, 86, Union City

Graveside services for Martha Clendenin, age 86, of Union City, will be Saturday, October 232, 2021, at 3:00 in the East Side Cemetery in Martin. White-Ranson Funeral Home in Union City in charge of arrangements.Read More

Sharon considers upgrading meter readers

The City of Sharon is considering upgrading its meter reading system. At this month’s meeting, Kyle Deering with United Systems and Software presented the Sharon City Board with a more efficient system for reading the city’s water meters. (AUDIO) City Recorder Becky Hames told the board the savings in man hours using the new system […]Read More

Weakley County Bicentennial Committee formed

It’s still two years away, but a recently formed committee is preparing for Weakley County’s 200th birthday. Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum… (AUDIO) Mayor Bynum tells Thunderbolt Radio News what he believes the county will look like in 50 years. (AUDIO)  Read More

NWS to announce winter outlook Thursday morning

Officials with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, will announce their winter outlook at 10:00 Thursday morning. During the virtual webinar, NOAA forecasters will discuss what we can expect December through February. Gary Woodall, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Memphis, says a weak La […]Read More

Stewart County man charged in stabbing death

A Stewart County man is charged with murder in the stabbing death of woman Tuesday night in his home. TBI Communications Director Josh Devine says 75-year-old Terence Brazil is charged in the death of 61-year-old Susan Dillow in a home on Commissary Hollow Road in Indian Mound. During the investigation, agents learned Brazil had removed […]Read More

Special session on historic megasite investment comes to a close

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly closed a special session Wednesday to address funding and oversight of Ford Motor Company’s historic $5.6 billion investment at the Megasite of West Tennessee. “This single-largest investment in state history marks a tremendous win for rural Tennessee and will strengthen our workforce for generations,” said Gov. […]Read More

Gary Lynn Doster, 70, Gleason

Funeral services for Gary Lynn Doster, age 70, of Gleason, will be Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 11:00 at Tumbling Creek Baptist Church in Gleason. Burial will be in the Tumbling Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, October 22, 2021, from 5:00 until 7:00 at the church. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason in charge of […]Read More

Benton County couple indicted for 2020 murder; man charged with

A Benton County couple is charged in a 2020 murder and the man is facing new charges including the attempted murder of two TBI agents. TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister says 64-year-old Jay Edward Grinnell and 69-year-old Kathleen Ann Grinnell, both of Big Sandy, were indicted Monday by the Benton County Grand Jury charging Mr. Grinnell […]Read More