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January 28, 2022

“Swamp People” Stars Helping With Local Tornado Relief in Fulton

A Louisiana disaster relief organization will be in Fulton, on Friday through Sunday, to provide tornado damage relief with food. United by Bar-B-Que Incorporated will be set up at the Willingham Community Center, on 200

Union City High School Adds to Beta Club Members

The Union City High School Beta Club grew in numbers this week. School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said 18 freshmen class members were inducted into the prestigious society. New members received a certificate and membership

Tennessee State Representative Introduces Bill To Relocate Illegal Immigrants

A Tennessee State Representative has introduced a bill to relocate illegal immigrants. Republican Representative Bruce Griffey, of Paris, has filed House Bill 1994, which calls for the relocation of illegals to the home state of

Two People Arrested Following Crash Into Martin Business

Martin police arrested two people following a car crash Wednesday night into a local business. Police reports said officers were called to Martin Motors, at 8498 Highway 45, where a vehicle was lodged into a

State Representative Rusty Grills Releases Statement Following Redistricting Plan

Tennessee 77th District State Representative Rusty Grills has issued a statement following a redistricting plan that affects his area. The Dyer County Republican represents the people of Dyer, Lake and Obion County. Grills said the

Trenton Man Issued Multiple Charges of Attempted Murder and Arson

A Gibson County man is being held in jail following a residential fire in Trenton. 21 year old Jarmaland Marsh, of Trenton, was arrested following an investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee

Samburg Mayor Says City Continues With Recovery Efforts

    Recovery efforts are continuing in Samburg following the damage caused by a tornado on December 10th. The path of the tornado destroyed several homes, along with the building that housed the City Hall

Body of Missing Western Kentucky Woman Found in Weakley County

The body of a missing Western Kentucky woman has been located in Weakley County. Kentucky State Police at Post 1 said the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office notified investigators Monday night, of human remains located inside

Obion County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Monday Shooting

The Obion County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into a shooting on Monday. Sheriff’s reports said officers received a 911 call just before 3:00 Monday afternoon, at 3948 Ken-Tenn Highway. When arriving on scene,

Several Items Take During Burglary of Union City

A break-in at a Union City home resulted in several items being taken. Police reports said officers were called to 813 East Main Street, where the caller stated someone was in their home. Reports said

Union City Police Locate Stolen Vehicle

Union City police located a stolen vehicle on South Taylor Street. Police reports said officers were dispatched to the tennis courts, where they located an unattended Hyundai Sonata with damage to the drivers side tire.

Obion County Fair Wins State Honor for 2021 Fair Events

The Obion County Fair has been honored by the State of Tennessee. Fair Vice-President Blake Laws said last year’s 63rd annual fair was recognized at this past weekends State Fair Convention in Murfreesboro.(AUDIO)   Laws

FEMA and Small Business Administration Now Assisting in Obion County

Staff members from FEMA, and the Small Business Administration, are now on site in Obion County. Emergency Management Director Danny Jowers said a Recovery Center has been established at the Obion County Public Library in

Sophie Theobald Named Union City Homecoming Queen

Union City senior Sophie Theobald was crowned the high school Homecoming Queen during Saturday’s home game against Henry County. Union City School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said the remainder of the court included Senior Princesses

Small Business Administration Officials on Site to Assist Tornado Victims

            Officials with the Small Business Administration and FEMA are ready to assist local residents affected by the December tornadoes. Laurie Dana, a Public Affairs Specialist for the Small Business