Logan Carmichael: Review of ABC’s new series “Nashville”

I have to admit…I’m finding myself obsessed with ABC’s new drama, “Nashville”. This is not my usual type of TV show by any means. I’m usually more into History Channel and A&E shows like American Pickers, Duck Dynasty, and Storage [...]

TEMA declares “State of Emergency” for Tennessee

NASHVILLE  – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency in Nashville (TEMA) has declared a State of Emergency for the state on Tuesday, January 15th. This is a Level 3 Declaration by TEMA officials. This statement was released from the [...]

South Pittsburg Mayor Jane Dawkins busts illegal peddlers

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Peddlers picked the wrong house to pitch their services in South Pittsburg. It was that of Mayor Jane Dawkins, who said the people in the unmarked van were “very persistent” about wanting to come inside [...]

“Shock Theatre” returns to Princess Theater January 19th

Baby Boomers who grew up in and around the Chattanooga area in the 1960’s and 70′s will likely have fond memories of “Shock Theatre”, starring  Tommy Reynolds as Dr. Shock, along with his co-host/puppet, Dingbat, and other players [...]

Thousands turn out to show their support for Kennedy

Marion County is a close-knit community with a heart as big as the valley is wide and as gold as it they come.  And if you need proof of that statement, the turnout to the last night’s “Marion County Unites for Kennedy” event [...]

THANK YOU: First Anniversary of MarionCountyMessenger.com

It was one year ago now when MarionCountyMessenger.com went live on the Internet with the hope of bringing the latest breaking news, information, weather, community news, entertainment and other information that’s important in the lives [...]

SPHS Students Forfeit Class Trip to Help Storm Victims In Need

After the devastating storms that affected our area last week, one group of students at a local high school are ready to help aid storm victims, and in a very unselfish way. Mary Kathrine Dawkins’ Transition/Life Skills class at South Pittsburg [...]

Chattanooga City Council Defers Vote on Sprinkler Systems in Night Clubs

After weeks of debating safety and cost Chattanooga City Council voted 5-3 to defer its decision on a fire code that requires local bars, clubs and dance halls to install sprinkler systems. Nearly two dozen nightclub owners showed up at Tuesday’s [...]

High School Basketball: District Standings

The Marion County Lady Warriors sit atop the Region 3 District 6-A women’s standings, with Van Buren leading the men.  The current records for the district are…. Women’s: 1. Marion County 17-9, 12-1 2. Whitwell 20-7, 12-2 3. Sale [...]

Snow expected for area again tonight

Another winter weather event is expected to affect our area later tonight into tomorrow morning. This same system has dumped double-digit snowfall depths across parts of Arkansas  and Oklahoma, however meteorologists with the National Weather [...]