LIFELINE issues critical appeal for O, A, and B positive

LIFELINE Blood Services is issuing a critical appeal for O-positive, O-negative, A-positive, A-negative, B-positive, and B-negative blood types. “Our blood supply has been running low for two weeks now and our blood usage was high over the Memorial Day weekend. With our blood collections being so low, we now must issue a CRITICAL APPEAL for […]Read More

Paris Police Department competing for K-9 grant

The Paris Police Department is competing for grant funding for its K9 team and is asking for the public’s help in the competition. The grant is from “Aftermath Cares,” which sponsors the annual photo competition to determine where they disperse the K9 grant funding. Residents are asked to go to this website and vote for […]Read More

Marjorie N. Floyd, 101, Gleason

Funeral services for Marjorie N. Floyd, age 101, of Gleason, will be Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 3:00 at Tumbling Creek Baptist Church in Gleason. Burial will be in the Butler Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 30, 2023, from 11:00 until service time at the church. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason is in charge […]Read More

Nashville’s Josef Newgarden wins first Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden finally captured his long-awaited Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and gave team owner Roger Penske his 19th and first since buying Indianapolis Motor Speedway, making an audacious pass of defending race winner Marcus Ericsson during a frantic 2.5-mile sprint to the finish. After the race was red-flagged for the third time […]Read More

UT Martin and Georgia football tickets now on sale

Advanced tickets for UT Martin’s football season opener against two-time defending FBS national champion Georgia are on sale now through June 20. Fans wishing to purchase lower-level tickets for the Saturday, September 2 matchup between the Skyhawks and Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium have until June 20 to secure their advanced tickets. Tickets are available for […]Read More

Dorena-Hickman Ferry closed due to low water on Mississippi River

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed until further notice due to low water on the Mississippi River. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman Keith Todd says due to low river levels, sand is blocking access to the Missouri Landing, forcing the ferry to halt service. The river at Cairo was at 20.1 ft. Sunday morning, with a forecast […]Read More

Westview Lady Chargers capture state softball title

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 by becoming the first player to […]Read More