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Father Mows Best is back! On Saturday, June 15th, we’ll be at the Tennessee Tractor in Martin giving away a John Deere Riding Mower. To Qualify for a chance to win, sign up at one of these area businesses: (Pick a few to announce and mix them up)
Tennessee Tractor, Davis Automotive, Vincent Outfitters, Shoeshack, Weakley County Motors, 5 Seasons Men’s Wear, T.J.’s Market, Q-Mart, Greenfield Bank, Premiere Furniture, Joe Mahan Ford, El Vallarata, Rolling Hill Miniature Golf, and Hub City Hemp.
Discovery Park of America is having Rhythm on the Rails, a Summer Music Series on Thursday evenings through June 27th. Gates open at 5… members get in free, non-members only a $5 admission fee. Live music, food trucks and cash bar. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music! Be sure to tag
#ROTR on social media!!
May 30th – Steve Short & Keith Brown, UTM Music: Brazilian Choro Ensemble, Keith Paluso
June 6th – Katie Thorpe Tohn with Roger Alexander and Barry Patrick, Olivia Faye
June 13th – Jimbo Bondurant, Chad Karnes & The Missing Fifth
June 20th – JC Clark and Linda Bryant, The Jamie Jones Band, Cotton Clifton and the Pickers
June 27th – UTM : Coffey and Carithers, Philip Coleman
All proceeds will be used to refurbish a 1916 Model T Roadster going on display this fall.
Gleason Memorial Library invites all area children to the library this summer for “A Universe of Stories”. The summer reading program will explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Registration begins on Wednesday, May 29th.
Music in the Park is underway at Festival Park in downtown Martin. This is a free event that will take place Thursday nights in May and June. Live music will begin at 7:00pm. Food trucks will be on site starting in the early afternoon till 8:00pm. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy some good food, music, and community.
Free Concert Schedule: 2019
Thur., May 30 – “Broadway!” with Martin Community Band
Thur., June 6 – “Caribbean Night,” with UTM Steelworks-Faculty Steel Drum Band
Thur., June 13 – “Game On!” with Martin Community Band
Thur., June 20 – “Jazz Night,” with Oxford Street Band
Food trucks will be announced each week.
05/31/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will host an Early Registration event for it’s Summer Reading Program on the afternoon of Friday from 4 to 5.
05/31/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will offer a free movie matinee on Friday beginning at 5. They will be showing How to Train Your Dragon.
05/31/2019 – The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting donations of items to support the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch. To find out in detail what items they are looking for, contact the Sheriff’s Department.
06/01/2019 – The Friend of Hope Relay Team will be holding a fund raising yard sale on Saturday. The sale will be at Variations Hair and Nail Salon no N. Lindell St. in Martin beginning at 7. Proceeds raised will benefit the Relay for Life to help find a cure for cancer.
06/02/2019 – The Paris-Henry County Chamber Music Society will present is Spring Concert Sunday at 3. The venue is the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris. Admission is free. The Concert will feature the Paris Henty County Community Band, the Paris Brass and special guest artist Brent Webster.
06/07/2019 – Parents of children entering kindergarten through 5th grade can register their children for UTM Kid College held Monday through Friday, June 10th through the 14th. Registration is $30 per class, per child, with a maximum of 5 classes per child. You can register your child by contacting UT Martin Outreach.
06/08/2019 – The City of Dresden and Dresden’s Parks and Recreation Department will host a free family movie night on Saturday, June 8th, at the Wilson park beginning at 8:30. They will be screening “Everyone’s Hero”. Concessions will be available for purchase. All are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair.
6/8/19 Saturday – The 5K bomb Run and I Mile Milk Run will be held at 8am rain or shine at the Veterans Museum on Veterans Drive in Halls. Registration fee is $25 and all proceeds benefit the Veterans Museum. For more information please visit d y a a b dot u s or by phone 731-836-7400. All ages are welcome
Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Clinic in Fulton is open to help the working uninsured in the area Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 8 and then Wednesday mornings from 9 to noon.
Free Weekend Meals are offered by churches in Fulton to feed the hungry on Saturday’s each month:
1st – Nazarene Church
2nd – Fulton First Baptist Church
3rd – Fulton First United Methodist
4th – First Christian Church
The Food Bank on Carr St. in Fulton is available on:
1st Saturday of the month –Tennessee Citizens
3rd Saturday of the month – Kentucky Seniors
4TH Saturday of the month – Kentucky Citizens
The Senior Community Service Employment Program is helping low income seniors 55 and older find work to supplement their income. If you are a senior in Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Henry, Gibson, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion or Weakley counties who need work can call 587-4213 to see if they can assist you.
Northwest Tennessee Human Resource Agency is offering employment assistance to government and non-profit agencies by placing senior citizens to work to develop skills needed for future employment. NWTHRA handles the payroll while you offer on the job training. If you are a business in Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Henry, Gibson, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion or Weakley counties and you need help in your office, call 587-4213
The Weakley County Prevention Coalition is reminding you to keep track of your medication. Count your pills every two weeks, lock them up; and if you have any extra or unused medication, make sure to drop it off at either the Martin Police Dept., Greenfield Police Dept., Weakley County Sheriff’s Office, Sharon City Hall, or UTM’s Crisp Hall. “It Only Makes Sense.”
Smiles on Seniors (SOS) Lunch Bunch meets the first Monday of each month in the Pizza Hut meeting room at 11:30 at North Highland Drive in Fulton. Everyone 55 and older is encouraged to attend.
The Dresden Senior Citizens’ Center is hosting “Matter of Balance” on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday from 10-10:30 am. These chair exercises are free and very beneficial to your health.
Put your business on Trip Advisor and help populate Trip Advisor with businesses in Mayfield and Graves County. Need help? Let Mayfield Graves Tourism walk you through the process.
TN Achieves, the partnering organization to Governor Haslam’s TN Promise in 83 counties, is looking for 9,0000 volunteers to serve as mentors. Mentors spend about one hour per month working with a group of students to help with the transition from high school to college. Mentors remind students of important deadlines, and serve as a trusted college resource. To learn more and apply you can visit tnachieves.org.
The Hickman County Museum in Clinton is open on Wednesdays from 1-4 or anytime by appointment. Call (270) 994-5530 and they will be happy to set up an appointment for you.
Celebrate Recovery Group meets every Friday at 6:30 pm located at 993 Haygood Rd in Martin. The program is a Christcentered, mission-minded recovery program set in a family, friendly atmosphere.
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.
Parenting Classes are being held at the Hope Center at 402 Troy Ave. in Hickman. Classes will be held from 9-noon, and any parents with children ranging from newborn to their youngest child turning 5 is encouraged to join.
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.