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Public Service Announcements
You register now you can vote in the November Election. October 9th is the deadline!
SPORTS BOOK High School football Season begins this Friday and the Ken Tenn Sports Book are here!!! It’s our 26th year to make it possible and they go fast so come get yours soon!!!
HUMANE SOCIETY The Humane Way Humane Society in South Fulton has received a low-cost spay/neuter grant to assist pet owners with the cost. Visit the organization’s Facebook page at the humane way humane society to see if your pet qualifies.
08/15/2018 – The Dr. Nathan Porter Library Board of Trustees will be having their regular scheduled board meeting in the library meeting room beginning at 5:15 Wednesday evening.
08/18/2018 – The Obion County Fair will host its second annual 5K and One Mile Fun Run on Saturday. The Fun Run will be $10. The 5K will be $25 on race day or $20 if you preregister at obioncountyfair.net. Registration will be at 7 that morning with races beginning at 8. Proceeds will benefit the Obion and Weakley County Carl Perkins Center.
8/18/18 Saturday – There will be a benefit for Adam and Sandy McCoy at the Mason Lodge in Tiptonville beginning at 11. Plate lunches for $7, includes your choice of meat, slaw, baked beans and potato salad. Bologna chubs for $15, a sandwich only for $3, whole chicken $7.50 and half chicken for $4. Sandy is a breast cancer patient and the family needs some love to help with medical expenses and would greatly appreciate your help.
08/18/2018 Saturday – Masquerade Theatre is having open auditions for ages 8 years & up for “Charlotte’s Web” Saturday, Aug. 18th from 2:00 – 4:00 at the Capitol Theatre in Downtown Union City.
08/22/2018 – On Wednesday, Aug. 22nd, The Dresden Senior Center will host a Singing and Potluck event! Music starts at 10:30 that morning with the potluck to follow at noon. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy at day of good food and fellowship.
08/25/2018 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a monthly dance on Saturday, Aug. 25th from 7 to 10. Admission is $6, and free food will be served with price of admission. Larry Morgan & The Legends Band will help you dance the night away!
08/25/2018 – Tennessee’s squirrel season opens on Saturday, August 25th with a bag limit of 10. Then the annual dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 1st with a bag limit of 15. Check TWRA’s website for complete information.
08/25/2018 –Saturday Masquerade Theatre is having open auditions for ages 8 years & up for “Charlotte’s Web” Saturday, Aug. 25 from 11:00 – 1:00 at the Capitol Theatre in Downtown Union City.
09/01/2018 – Camelot Care and the Legends Cruisers will be hosting a benefit Car/Motorcycle Show & Cruise In for the Blessing Basket Foster Family Support Organization at Ray Smith Chevrolet in Camden. The Event will be on Saturday, Sept. 1st, from 10 to 3. The organization serves Northwest TN foster families and children by providing clothing, footwear, and other personal items foster children need. Entry is $15 for the first vehicle and $10 for each additional entry. There will also be live music and food.
09/8/2018 – The 22nd Annual MTD Soybean Festival Car Show is Saturday Sept, 8th starting at 8. Registration is $25 and cash prizes are available. Visit tnsoybeanfestival.org for more information.
09/15/2018 – The UT-Martin Wildlife Society will host “An Evening with Will Clark” to benefit the Phillip Trey Lindsey Scholarship Endowment on Saturday, Sept. 15th. The event will be at the Russell-Duncan Ballroom beginning at 6. There will be a special VIP Meet and Greet at 5. Will Clark is a former MLB player for the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. For tickets email [email protected]
10/05/2018 – There will be a Goodyear Retiree Reunion from 5:00 – 11 pm on October 5 at the old Stanley Jones office across from Buck’s Party Mart. There is a $20 cost that must be paid before the September 14th deadline.
OC Fair – The Obion County Fair sponsors pageants for all ages including the Fairest of the Fair. Applications are available for download at “Obion County Fair dot net.”
TFN – If you’d like to earn your GED contact the Weakley county School Board office in Dresden and ask about getting your G E D. You can attend classes for free in Weakley, Obion and Lake. Night and day classes are available to fit your schedule.
The American Legion Post 72 is place memorials for Korean and Vietnam veterans in Green-lee Cemetery in Fulton. They are requesting monetary support to help with the cost of the memorials. Send donations to FULTON CITY HALL and they’ll get your donation to the Veterans Memorials The memorials will be placed on the east side of the flag pole at Green-lee Cemetery..
Dresden Senior Citizen Center – Join the Dresden Senior Citizens Center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for 30 minutes of a great workout called “Matter of Balance” and “Chair Exercise”. This exercise helps your balance and memory along with stretching out muscles and joints. This is a free program.
Dresden Senior Citizen Center – The Dresden Senior Center has revised times for the dance classes which will now take place on Tuesday’s beginning at 9:30 AM. Classes will be directed primarily toward the basic steps of dances like the Two-Step, Waltz, and Cha-Cha.
Dr. Nathan Porter Library – The Dr. Nathan Porter Library in Greenfield will host the following programs weekly; Tuesdays – Sketching Club from 3 to 4:40, Wednesday – Twisted Stichers Club at 1, Thursday – Story Time for Children at 10 and Lego Club from 3 to 4:30. They also plan to start a Chess Club.
Sacks Thrift Avenue is a helping hands ministry in Greenfield and if you have something to donate or know someone who needs help stop in to Sacks Thrift Avenue on highway 45 in Greenfield.
Santa’s Helpers is a helping hands ministry in Dresden. Know some one who needs a helping hand? Direct them to Santa’s Helpers just off the court square in Dresden.
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving day to day crimes in our community. Rewards up to $1,000 are offered for tips that result in arrests. Anonymous tips can be called to crime stoppers at 587-2611.
Old Flag Donations- If you have a flag that’s worn, torn, or tattered, bring it to Thunderbolt Radio and we will give it the proper retirement. At Thunderbolt, we love to let our flag fly and we hope you fly yours proudly, too. Bring your tired or tattered flags to 1410 N. Lindell St. in Martin or to 223 West Gate Drive in Union City to give it the retirement it deserves.
We Care Ministry Needs your support to help our neighbors in Weakley County. Your donations and dollars spent in our store help residents in our county who need support. Donations such as clothes, food, and household items are accepted. Volunteers are needed Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings. For store hours visit we care ministries dot net.
Celebrate Recovery- Are you or someone you love struggling with addictions in life? Reach out to Celebrate Recovery, a Christ- centered recovery program. Meetings are every Friday night on Haygood Road in Martin. Call 819-4425 for more information, that’s 819-4425.
Hickman County Museum- The history of Clinton is on display at the Hickman County Museum in Clinton every Wednesday from 1-4.
Hickman County Library– The Hickman County Library in Clinton is open on Tuesdays-Fridays from 2-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 9:30-12:30.
Alcoholics Anonymous- If you or someone you know faces problems with alcohol addiction, the First United Methodist Church in Clinton hosts an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting each Monday at 8 p.m.