Updated 4/11/2017 7:20 pm to reflect final score At a beautifully refurbished field, the Lady Warrrior softball team was struggling down 0-3 to Sale Creek Lady Panthers in the fourth inning. Ultimately, the Tribe would succumb to the Lady Panthers 2-10. The Lady Warriors take on the Lady Pirates of South Pittsburg on Thursday, April 13 at 4:30 at home.
Late this morning, residents and businesses started hearing an incessant helicopter flying low near downtown. The chopper is just lifting some materials on top of the new Lodge plant. No word on the time span the area will be affected.  
Jasper TN Park getting ready to unleash the assembled masses loose on thousands of eggs!
An accident coming out of South Pittsburg threw a wrench into lunch seekers' plans trying to get to Kimball. The accident took place at the intersection of Ash Avenue and Highway 72 eastbound. No reports available on injuries...the road is open at this point.
we've confirmed that Marion County Schools and Richard Hardy Memorial School will close today, April 5, at noon in anticipation of possible severe weather this afternoon.
Updated 4/7/2017 10:45: Corrects full story to be available in the 4/13 Hustler Several new and aspiring local school administrators celebrated the completion of the Marion County School District's New Administrators Academy. The six month coursework included legal refresher classes as well as staff engagement. Be sure and see the full story in the April 13 South Pittsburg Hustler.
As potential severe weather reenters the county Wednesday morning, residents can take some solace that the threat for severe weather is low for the cell moving into the area throughout the morning through noon Wednesday, April 4. Thunderstorms and rain showers are expected to be the biggest threat in the morning. The second wave's, expected to enter the area during...
The City of South Pittsburg is getting ready for the National Cornbread Festival with a familiar rite of passage. The annual "Sparkle Day" will be this coming Saturday from 8:00 am to noon. The event is a community-wide effort to spruce up the city for the visitors that will be coming at the end of the month. Participants are asked...
Updated 3/30/2017 It appears the main threat for serious weather for Marion County will be heavy rains and, correspondingly, flash flooding. The system is expected to reach the Marion County area between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm   In consultation with National Weather Service and Marion County EMA, the threat for severe weather is fairly small for the afternoon hours. The main...
For one young aspiring filmmaker, the pieces are already starting to fall into place even if on humble beginnings. Emily Steele, a Marion County resident, has always been drawn to writing stories. Later, she would be pulled towards seeing those stories come to life by way of filmmaking. Now the aspiring filmmaker is putting together her first film through...