Local students named to UT Martin spring honor roll
The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Spring 2023 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
Private Acts of 1941 Chapter 157
SECTION 1. That the County of Dyer, in the State of Tennessee, through its Quarterly County Court, in regular, adjourned or special session assembled, a quorum being present and a majority of all the justices composing the said Court voting therefor [sic], is authorized and fully empowered to provide be resolution for the issuance of negotiable bonds of said County, at one time or from time to time, for the following purposes:
Obion County Schools Honors Retirees
Union City, Tenn.–Obion County Schools celebrated the retirement of two of their favorite people Friday. Julie Kendall, Student Database Administrator, and Diane Terry, Front Desk Receptionist, will be leaving before the new school year begins to hit the road in their campers. Julie has worked at the office for 37 and Diane has been with the district for 29 1/2 years. (Lauren Kendall/Obion Co. Schools photo).
Dresden man arrested on drug charges following search warrant
DRESDEN, Tenn. — A Dresden man was arrested on drug charges after a search warrant was executed at a home. According to the Weakley County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Legens was taken into custody earlier this week on charges of manufacturing, selling or delivering Schedule II drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Tyson closes $200 million acquisition of Williams Sausage
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Monday that it had closed the acquisition of Williams Sausage Co. Inc. of Union City, Tennessee. Tyson Foods didn’t release the deal’s exact terms. In a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission on May 8, Tyson said it expected to spend between $200 million and $250 million on a “pending activity.”
Union City Doubles Tennis Team Captures Class 1A Runner-Up Honors
The Union City doubles tennis team of Molly Kizer and Shelby Bondurant took home State Runner-Up honors today in the TSSAA Spring Fling. Kizer and Bondurant fell in the Class 1A championship match 2-0, to Gracie Kelly and Annalee Kelly, of Summertown. Kizer and Bondurant had advanced to the championship...
Obion County’s Olin Johnson Advances in TSSAA State Tennis Tournament
Obion County’s Olin Johnson was a winner in his first tennis match on Thursday at the TSSAA Spring Fling. In Class 1A singles play, Johnson defeated Chris Plaster, of Meigs County, 2-0. Johnson will now face Tobias Mandeville, of Merroll Hyde, at 2:00 this afternoon. The winner of this...
University marks Memorial Day with commemoration
MARTIN, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Martin held its 23rd Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony on Friday. The ceremony saw retired US Army Lt. Gen. Dennis Cavin speak to those in attendance, and the presentation of colors by the UT Martin ROTC Skyhawk Battalion cadets. U.S. Rep. David...
#24. Obion County
- Summer 2022 average temperature: 79 degrees - Historic average summer temperature: 78 degrees -- 2022 difference from historic average: 1.0 degrees
Early Dismissal For Union City School System
Friday is the final day of classes in the Union City School System. School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said students at the elementary and high school will be dismissing for Summer break at 10:00, with the middle school ending classes at 10:15. Area motorists are reminded to be alert for...
Active shooter training held at local university
MARTIN, Tenn. — A drill mimicking real-life experiences took place on Thursday at a local campus. The University of Tennessee at Martin’s campus welcomed community members and various safety departments, including fire departments and medics, to be a part of active shooter training on Thursday. “This particular scenario,...
Jeff Davis Memorial Car Show at Discovery Park of America
Discovery Park of America will be the setting for classic cars, trucks and motorcycles on Saturday. The first ever Jeff Davis Memorial Car Show will take place in Union City. Car entries will be $40, with registration from 8:00 until 11:00. Trophies will be presented at 4:00. As part of...
Bondurant, Kizer Team Prove One Of A Kind
MURFREESBORO – The Union City girls’ tennis tandem of Shelby Bondurant and Molly Kizer has proven to be one of a kind this season. In Thursday’s Class 1A state tournament, they made that status official. Bondurant and Kizer become the first-ever players from the Tornado program to...
1 person arrested after agents stopped for drink
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A person was arrested after agents with a local law enforcement agency stopped for a drink. The West Tennessee Drug Task Force says their agents were in Dyersburg at Wilson’s MiniMart on Monday when a person with warrants pulled up. The unnamed person was taken...
Tennessee Highway Patrol to Hold Checkpoint in Obion County on Friday
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a checkpoint in Obion County on Friday night. Reports said the Highway Patrol will hold the Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoint on U.S.-45 at the Obion River Bridge. The time of the checkpoint has been announced for 11:00. Troopers will be evaluating drivers for...
#9. Lake County
- Summer 2022 average temperature: 80 degrees - Historic average summer temperature: 78 degrees -- 2022 difference from historic average: 1.3 degrees
Lady Tornadoes Forced To Settle For Second
MURFREESBORO – Sometimes, all one can do is tip their cap and hope for another day. Such was the instance for the Union City girls’ tennis team in Wednesday’s Class 1A state title match. Reigning champ and unbeaten Summertown forced the Lady Tornadoes to settle for silver...
Lady Chargers’ state title highlighted by Sims’ grand slams (includes audio)
The Westview Lady Chargers are the Class 2A state champions in softball, capturing Weakley County’s first state title in the sport. Westview defeated Forrest 13-5 in the state championship game Friday afternoon. The game was highlighted by two grand slams from sophomore McCall Sims, who set a TSSAA record...
West TN Lane Closures May 24-31, 2023
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Hickman County gets $150K for upgrades to Enterprise Park Clinton
The Hickman County Fiscal Court was notified it will receive $150,000 in state and local funding to make improvements to Enterprise Park Clinton. The Hickman County Industrial Development Authority will match a $75,000 allocation from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to build an entryway into the facility, and to add a water well and high-pressure pump.
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