Martin woman charged in Camden bomb threat

A Weakley County woman is in the Benton County Jail charged with making a bomb threat to the Camden Hospital. Channel 7 reports 30-year-old Carlin Bush, of Martin, was arrested Saturday on one count of False Reports-Bomb Threats. The arrest stems from a May 29th incident when the Camden Police Department received a report of […]Read More

NC St, Tennessee lock up CWS bids; No. 1 seed

North Carolina State and Tennessee won super regionals to clinch spots in the College World Series. Jose Torres hit a tie-breaking homer off SEC pitcher of the year Kevin Kopps leading off the ninth inning in the Wolfpack’s 3-2 win over No. 1 national seed Arkansas. Tennessee completed a two-game sweep of LSU with a […]Read More

Elvay “Jr” Dilday, 87, Gleason

Funeral services for Elvay “Jr” Dilday, age 87, of Gleason, will be Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:00 at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason. Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason. Visitation will be Monday, June 14, 2021, from 5:00 until 8:00. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason in charge of arrangements.Read More

Racial tensions simmer as Southern Baptists hold key meeting

Race-related tensions within the Southern Baptist Convention are high heading into a national meeting next week. The election of a new SBC president and debate over the concept of systemic racism may prove pivotal for some Black pastors as they decide whether to stay in the denomination or leave. The SBC was founded before the […]Read More

Kim Leiter named full-time Skyhawk head Equestrian coach

UT Martin athletic director Kurt McGuffin announced Friday that the interim tag has been removed and Kim Leiter is officially the head coach for the university’s equestrian program. Leiter had served on an interim basis since being promoted from assistant coach last November. She’s the second head coach in the history of Skyhawk equestrian, which […]Read More

Edward Leon Russell, 76, Gleason

A memorial service for Edward Leon Russell, age 76, of Gleason, will be Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 4:00 at Jolley Springs Baptist Church in Gleason. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason in charge of arrangements.Read More

Eula Mae Griffith, 86, Palmersville

Funeral services for Eula Mae Griffith, age 86, of Palmersville, will be Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1:00 at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery near Latham. Visitation will be Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 11:00 until service time. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden in charge of arrangements.Read More

Greenfield Police investigating store robbery

The Greenfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in a robbery investigation. Last Sunday, the Dollar General in Greenfield was robbed with an undetermined amount of money taken from the business. The incident happened around the time the business opened. Anyone with any information should call the Greenfield Police Department at 731-235-3131 or […]Read More

Governor Lee joins others calling for border crisis hearing

On Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds joined with U. S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in calling for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing regarding the crisis at the southern border and the ensuing flow of unaccompanied minors to states. “We are writing to support your continued calls for the Senate Judiciary […]Read More