The Weakley County Library is holding “Food for Fines”!!!
Now through December 12th, for every non-perishable food item donated, the library will waive $1 from the Patron’s account for fines accrued up to $75 in fines. All donations will got to Santa’s Helpers in Dresden.
12/1/2020 SM – Main Street Union City will present the Annual Christmas Lighting and Union City Christmas parade Tuesday, Dec. 1st. The tree lighting will take place at 5:45 with the parade to follow at 7:00. The lineup for the parade will begin in the Reelfoot Shopping Center at 5:30.
Kill 12/4/20 – the City of Dresden is having an UNDECORATE the Weakley County’s Christmas Wishing Tree event from now through December 4th. Come pick your wish ornament from the Dresden Farmer’s Market Tree. All gifts must be returned by December 5th during the drive thru Dresden Farmers Market fill up between 10am and 2 pm. All gifts should be unwrapped in a bag with your wish ornament attached. For more information, please call 731-364-2270
12/5/20 Saturday – The Twin City’s Men’s Organization is having Christmas in the Park. Santa will be at Pontotoc Park and there will be a to go chili supper. $5 for chili, hotdogs, chips and a drink.
12/5/20 Saturday – The Dresden Farmers Market is holding their “fill up” from 10 am until 2. They will be accepting new or gently used clean coats, new toys and nonperishable food to benefit local nonprofit organizations.
12/7 – 12/13 – It’s auction time again. The Twin Cities Men’s organization and Constant Online Auctions will be taking place on Facebook again this year. Auctions will begin on December 7th and run through Sunday the 13th. All proceeds help to benefit the children of South Fulton and Fulton to have a merry Christmas. Tune in daily for the different items that will be available!
KILL 12/7/20 – Medicare Annual Prescription Drug Plan enrollment is from October 15th through December 7th. If you know of someone who is a Medicare beneficiary that needs assistance you can call Ivy McDaniel or Angela Ray for the Tennessee SHIP program. The Northwest Region office covers Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Obion and Weakley Counties. 588-1434 They can answer any questions regarding plans, drug costs, supplemental insurance and Tenn Care.
Kill 12/11/20 – Starting on November 22nd, the City of Dresden is accepting Letters to Santa. There will be a Santa Mailbox at Dresden City hall or Be the Village. Letters will be read live on City of Dresden Facebook page, printed in the Enterprise and Santa will be responding to them all!
12/19/20 Friday – Come celebrate Christmas with the David Johnson Chorus at 7pm at First Baptist Church located at 115 2nd Street in Fulton. This is a free event!
12/11/20 Friday – The City of Dresden is having a Festive Fun Friday from 5 until 7 pm on the Square. Music, food, street vendors, pictures with Santa and more.
Kill 12/11/20 – The City of Dresden is having a Christmas Tree Decorating Contest. This is a creativity contest. Please use books, bows, candy canes, elves, etc. Email the best picture of your tree to Priscilla at community engagement at city of dresden dot net. They will post the picture on the City of Dresden facebook page from November 22nd through December 11th. The tree with the most likes will win a gift basket. Professionally decorated trees are not eligible.
EVERYONE can shop at the WE CARE THRIFT STORE on the following days:
Wednesday from 10 until 3:30
Saturday from 9 to noon
Outside Sales begin at 8:30 in the morning on both days
Helping Hand Ministries Thrift Store is now open on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 8:30 am until 1:30 pm. The benevolence ministry for financial or rental assistance is open Tuesday and Thursday noon until 1 by phone or text only to 731-514-1523. Helping Hand is located at 430 North Miles Avenue in Union City or on facebook at helping hand Ministry, Inc.
The Dresden Senior Center is holding Facebook live events Tuesday through Friday at 10 each morning. On Tuesdays and Thursdays they will have Trivia, and on Wednesdays and Fridays they will present Chair Exercises. Visit the Dresden Senior Centers Facebook page to find out more.
We Care Ministries in Martin is reminding our listeners that the good work they do helping members of the community in need is supported by donations from their supporters! Your items become food for the hungry, water and utility assistance, rental assistance, eye and dental care, school supplies for children and more. Bringing in non perishable food items, clothing, furniture, electronics and other donations helps them to help others. For details on their operation, visit “we care ministries”(all one word) dot net or the We Care Thrift Store Martin TN Facebook page.
Christian Men, if you’re looking to add more significance to your life, the Damascus Project of Dyersburg needs volunteers. Once per month for only four to six hours, you can be a part of the solution to help other men rebuild their lives, help restore husbands to wives and fathers with their children. For more information, visit damascus project dot org.
The American Legion Post 72 places memorials for Korean and Vietnam veterans in Green-lee Cemetery in Fulton. If you can help by sending a donation to FULTON CITY HALL they’d sure appreciate it.
Santa’s Helpers is a helping hands ministry in Dresden. Know someone who needs a helping hand? Direct them to Santa’s Helpers just off the court square in Dresden.
Got a tired flag? Bring it to the (Mix) studios here at 1410 North Lindell in Martin. Let’s get those tired flags off the flag pole!
The Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council in Weakley County is now recertifying applicants for USDA Commodity Food Distributions. Recertification will be at the service center on South Wilson in Dresden by appointment only.
Tansil Cemetery on Sidonia Road in Sharon is in need of funds for upkeep. If you have a loved one buried there, please make a donation of any amount to the Tansil Cemetery account at Simmons Bank in Sharon.
The Northwest TN Head Start and Early Head Start program is taking applications for the school year. Comprehensive services include health, family services and early childhood education and are free. Visit n w community action.org.
If you’re going shopping please remember to shop our local advertisers first! They sure appreciate you giving them an opportunity to do business with them.
The Fulton County Transit Authority hours of operation 7 am to 4 pm. FCTA will continue to provide life-sustaining services Monday thru Friday as scheduled.
The Weakley County Prevention Coalition reminds you to keep track of your meds. Count your pills, lock em up and be sure to take your unused Meds to Martin Police Dept., Greenfield Police Dept., Sheriff’s Office, Sharon City Hall, or UTM’s Crisp Hall.
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.
Know someone who would like to get their High school Diploma? Have them get in touch with Weakley County School Board office in Dresden about classes that will help get a GED .. Night and day classes are available
RL – The Bible Union Cemetery in Hyndsver Community is seeking donations for summer mowing. Anyone who had family members buried there or is otherwise concerned with the cemetery’s upkeep is urged to send donations to Terry Crittenden at 129 Ralston Road in Martin.
Check out the Obion County Public Library’s Overdrive App.
It lets you check out ebooks anytime, quick and easy. And you can find the app in the Google Play Store. Check the library’s website, to learn more at O C Library .DOT .
RL – Obion County Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for new homes . If you know someone who might need a home have them call 885-7126
Know someone who needs medical care but can’t afford to go to the doctor? Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Clinic in Fulton is open to help the working uninsured Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 8 and Wednesday mornings from 9 to noon.
RL – The Carroll County Humane Society provides low-cost cat spay/neuter vouchers for $35. To get yours contact the Paris Vet Clinic and set up an appointment. Take your cats in one morning and they come home the same day
TFN – Turn your household waste into fertilizer! The average household in Tennessee throws away 9 pounds of food waste each week. The Tennessee Environmental Council invited you to join their composting community. You can learn how to compost, what to compost, get free composting supplies and be eligible for monthly cash prizes! You can sign up at tec tn dot org slash come post your compost. Join today!
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.