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Semi Driver Cited After Union City Accident
Union City, Tenn.—A semi truck driver was cited for driving with an unsecured load after he damaged his trailer trying to pull out of the Tyson Factory at Union City. The driver, Enos Bowlin of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was trying to leave the factory and turn right onto Tyson Drive. While making the ri
Three Found With Stolen Vehicles In Obion County
Troy, Tenn.–Thanks to a caller who noticed a suspicious vehicle, Obion County Sheriff’s Deputies and Troy Police found three suspects with stolen vehicles in their truck. On March 14, deputies of the Obion County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on R Calloway Rd., near th
Former Hickman County Sheriff indicted by grand jury
HICKMAN COUNTY, KY — The Hickman County Circuit Clerk says a grand jury has indicted former Hickman County Sheriff Mark Green on a charge of “abuse of public trust.”. We were told copies of the paperwork will not be available until Friday afternoon. We are still working to confirm when his next cour
Tennessee felon voting rights restoration bill advances
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee push to make it easier for some felons to get their voting rights restored has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Should voting rights be restored to felons in TN? Vote in the poll below (may take a few seconds to load):
Tennessee woman charged with vehicular homicide in 3-year-old daughter's death
A woman involved in an October 2017 crash that claimed the life of her 3-year-old daughter was indicted Monday by Greene County Grand Jury on a charge of vehicular homicide. Summer Dawn Ingle, 29, of Hartman Lane, is scheduled to appear March 29 in Greene County Criminal Court.
New Sounds Bring Discovery Park Exhibits To Life
Lowrance Sound Company and BrightSign apply state-of-the-art technology to bring exhibits to life. UNION CITY, TENN. – Just in time for Spring Break, Discovery Park of America unveiled something new throughout the museum and heritage park in West Tennessee. In addition to seeing surprises around eve
UC Elementary Archery Class Is First In Area
Union City, Tenn.–Physical education classes at Union City Elementary School are not just “roll out the balls and let the kids play for 45 minutes.”. Currently, third- and fourth-graders in Tammy Harris’ and Antawn Coby’s PE periods are participating in the National Archery in Schools Program.
Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee
A few new laws were added to the books last year, but have yet to receive much attention... even though they were added in year 2018! Therefore, WGNS thought it would be good to update you on a few of the law changes in Tennessee:
Tennessee Valley Authority plans to increase solar power
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility plans to rely more on solar power in the future, according to proposals in a draft long-range power plan. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the Tennessee Valley Authority expects to produce somewhere between 4 and 9 gigawatts of solar p
Top Tennessee Democrat apologizes for saying 'this is a racist state'
The chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party is apologizing after calling the state “racist.”. Mary Mancini, reelected this year to her third term leading the state’s Democratic Party, made the comments during visits to local county Democrats as she was discussing her attempts to put forward a more d
Union City man pleads guilty to theft charges
A Union City man charged with stealing a TV, PlayStation, and $40 in cash from a Weakley County home pled guilty in Weakley County General Sessions Court on Wednesday, March 13.
1 arrested, 1 believed hiding after drug raid
One man has been arrested and the second is believed to have fled following the search of a Water Valley home early Tuesday evening in Graves County. The Graves County Sheriff's Department received a tip that illegal drug activity was taking place at a home on Depot Street. Detectives searched the r
Flooding in New Madrid expected to get worse before it gets better
NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - New Madrid County is one of several communities along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers dealing with rising waters and officials in the area say it will probably get worse before it gets better.
Martin Police investigating shooting at local saloon
The Martin Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the shooter, who fired several rounds outside a Martin bar early Sunday morning. According to Assistant Martin Police Chief Phillip Fuqua, at approximately 12:35 a.m., on March 17, Patrol Captain Eric Reed was in the area of a