Skyhawk Volleyball set to host OVC Conference Championship Tournament

Less than a week after earning its first OVC regular season championship since 2002, the UT Martin volleyball squad chases after the league’s tournament title as the OVC Championship tournament takes place at Skyhawk Fieldhouse Thursday through Saturday. Admission for the event is $5 per day while students with a valid school ID can get […]Read More

TennCare investigation leads to arrest of benefits recipient in McNairy

A McNairy County man is facing charges after submitting fraudulent TennCare time sheets. Fifty-nine-year-old James Ray Britt, of Bethel Springs, was arrested Monday on charges of TennCare Fraud and Violation of the Tennessee Medicaid False Claims Act. He’s being held in the McNairy County Jail on a $10,000 bond. The investigation into Britt began in […]Read More

Man sentenced to 12 years in fatal West Tennessee boating

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for being intoxicated and causing a boating crash that killed a father and daughter on a West Tennessee lake more than two years ago, authorities said. Matthew Swearengen, 34, pleaded guilty Monday at a courthouse in Savannah to two counts of […]Read More

Over $40,000 raised in St. John’s Radiothon

Over $40,000 was raised Wednesday morning on WCMT’s St. John’s Radiothon. Phone pledges raised the number over $30,000 with $7,000 coming from the Dresden Lions Club, which is disbanding the charter and wanted to use the remaining funds to help in the cause. An outside fundraiser generated another $10,000 dollars combined with the three-hour morning […]Read More

Dresden student airlifted to Vanderbilt after fall during basketball game

A 7th grade Dresden Middle School student is being treated at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after falling and hitting the back of their head while playing in a basketball game Tuesday night. Weakley County Schools Communications Director Erica Moore says the player was transported to the hospital by emergency medical personnel and later flighted […]Read More

Skyhawk Equestrian moves up to No. 9 in national rankings

UT Martin is currently ranked ninth in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association poll, shifting up a spot from the previous four weeks. With Tuesday’s announcement, the Skyhawks have now been ranked in the NCEA’s top-10 poll in each of the first nine weekly rankings to start the 2022-23 campaign. UT Martin’s No. 9 rank equals […]Read More

Two charged in Benton County drug investigation

Two people are facing charges following a drug investigation in Benton County. On Monday night, the TBI, 24th District Drug Task Force, and Huntingdon Police Department executed a search warrant at a home in the 200 block of Maiden Cemetery Road in Camden where they found drugs, guns, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested were 26-year-old Wesley […]Read More

Weakley Co. Trustee Marci Floyd honored at state County Official

During last week’s County Official Association of Tennessee Conference in Murfreesboro, Weakley County Trustee Marci Floyd received overwhelming commendation for her service as an exemplary President for the Trustees Association. Floyd stated, “It has been a successful year within our association. I surrounded myself with the best team and with them all of our goals […]Read More