The Obion County Mayor’s Office has been given permission to pursue the collection of past due hotel-motel taxes from a local business.
Mayor Benny McGuire addressed the issue at Wednesday mornings Budget Committee meeting.
Mayor McGuire made a request to committee members to pursue the issue through a different avenue, due to a conflict with County Attorney […]
Union City Main Street will hold their silent and live fundraising auction tonight.
Almost 100 silent auction items, along with 14 live auction items, will be available for the public to bid on and purchase.
The event will include an array of opportunities for bidders, such as art, gift certificates, golf outings, St. Louis Cardinals tickets, jewelry, […]
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced on Wednesday, that the search for three Obion County boaters has now shifted to a recovery effort.
Outreach and Communications Director Amy Spencer made the announcement at the scene of Pickwick Dam.
Ms. Spencer said 20 boats are conducting surface and electronic scans from the dam to the Savanna Bridge area.
Kentucky State Police at Post 1 are continuing their search for an escaped inmate.
On Tuesday afternoon, 35 year old Daniel Bell walked away from his work release program at Brooks Stadium in Paducah.
It is believed Bell stole a maroon 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck, bearing a Kentucky license number of 055-VVX.
Police say it is uncertain […]
The Weakley County Sheriff’s Department continues to receive calls regarding phone scams.
Captain Randall McGowan says a scam could cost you thousands of dollars.
Captain McGowan urges residents to warn older or elderly family members about these scams, especially if the scammer is asking for money up-front for a prize or if they’re asking for money cards […]
A Memphis man was arrested after crashing his vehicle in Fulton.
Police reports said officers were called after a Ford F-150 truck had struck a utility poll and left the scene.
Officers located the vehicle in the parking lot of McDonald’s, on the Middle Road, with 50 year old Frederick Depriest standing outside the vehicle.
Reports said officers […]
After voicing concerns about parking and business traffic affected by the annual Fiddlestick Festival, downtown Greenfield business owners and festival organizers are working together to insure the festival continues for the community.
Festival organizer and Greenfield Alderman James Roy Pope says the two parties met in a productive meeting last week to keep the community’s best […]
It was a busy day Tuesday at the Weakley County Election Commission Office, with over 200 early votes being cast on the final day of the early voting period.
Administrator of Elections Alex Britt says 210 early votes were cast Tuesday bringing the final early vote total to 1,385.
Of that number, Britt says 884 votes were […]
A Memphis rapper was arrested in Obion County early Sunday morning, after trying to elude officers on a traffic stop.
Obion County Sheriff’s Office reports said a deputy attempted a stop on a 2007 Infiniti on Highway 51 South, with the vehicle then traveling at a high rate of speed toward Troy city limits.
During the attempt […]
A second arrest has been made in the burglary and theft from a Dresden home.
37-year-old Lindsey Victoria Barnes, of Dresden, is being held in the Weakley County Jail on charges of Aggravated Burglary and Theft over $1,000 Dollars.
Earlier this month, 37-year-old Joshua G. Morgan, Union City, was arrested and charged with breaking into a residence […]