The 2019-2020 KenTenn Area Sports Books are here!!! Come pick your free copy up today at our studios at 1410 N. Lindell Street in Martin!!!
Come by and get your Titan’s football poster schedule at our studios in Martin at 1410 N. Lindell St. or Union City at 223 Westgate Drive!
09/16/2019 RL – The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be at the Southside Church of Christ in Dresden taking donations Monday from 1 to 6. The need for all blood types is always great.
09/17/2019 RL – The Martin Public Library Foundation will host a fundraiser night at Huddle House on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8. 20% of all sales will be donating to helping build the new library. There will also be a raffle to win free Huddle House food for a year. Cash Donations will also be accepted.
09/17/2019 RL – The Obion County Public Library will host a Lunch & Learn “New Poets for Today’s World” on Tuesday from 11 to noon.
09/17/2019 RL – The Dresden Senior Center is hosting a Gospel Singing on Tuesday evening at 6. The event is open to all.
9/19/19 Thursday – Soul Food Café will be held at the Refuge Church at the Obion County Fairgrounds in Union City from 5:30 until 7. This week’s free meal will be grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, chips, baked beans, cookies and ice cream. All are invited and welcomed.
9/19/19 Thursday – There will be a job fair at the Tiptonville National Guard Armory on Highway 21 from 9am until noon. Any job seekers interested, please bring your resume and dress to impress.
09/21/2019 RL – Craft and Food Vendors are being sought for the Obion County Corn Fest’s upcoming Family Day in the Park on Saturday in Kiwanis Park. The vendor booth fee is $25. Applications can be found at obioncountycornfest.com under the information tab.
9/21/19 Saturday – The VFW Post in Union City is having a grilled chicken dinner beginning at 5. Cost is $8 per plate. Eat in or carry out is available. Plates consist of a chicken quarter, baked potato, green beans, roll and dessert.
09/22/2019 RL – The Aunt Maude Circle Fish Fry will be Sunday from 4:30 to 6 at the Gleason 1st Methodist Church Family Life Center. Plates include fish, French fries, white beans, slaw, hushpuppies, dessert and a drink. Adults eat for $12 and children under 12 eat for $8. Carry out or dine in available. Proceeds raised will benefit various charities including, ALS, the Diabetes Association, and Hannah’s Hope.
09/23/2019 SM – UT Martin Music and the Ed Sargent Series present “Break of Reality” in the UTM Fine Arts Building Monday night, Sept. 23rd, at 7:30. The show is $10, and free to all UTM students.
9/23/19 – TWRA sponsored free Hunter safety classes are starting. Classes are on the 23rd, 24th, 26th and the shoot will take place on Saturday the 28th. Interested? You must register online at t n wildlife dot org. Go the the Hunter Education section and select class near you. You must attend all four days. Bring a pencil and your social security number. You must be at least 9 years of age before or on the day of the class to be certified. Classes will be at the First Assembly of God Church Fellowship hall on Pleasant Valley Road in Union City.
9/26/19 Thursday – Taste of Ken-Tenn will be held in Kiwanis Park in downtown Union City from 5:30 until 7:30. Tickets can be purchased from the Main Street office, Beau and Arrow or at Thunderbolt Broadcasting, Union City office. Advance tickets are only 25 dollars or 30 dollars at the event. Enjoy food and drink tastings from your favorite restaurants in the Ken Tenn area plus live music by Josh McKee. If you’re interested in being a vendor please send an email to: director at main street union city dot org.
10/05/2019 SM – The City of Dresden is hosting Octoberfest Saturday, Oct. 5th, from 3 – 8. Everybody is invited out to the Dresden Court Square. All are invited to enjoy the car show, a cake walk for “Be the Village,” and live music from Zack Ray. There will also be a showing of Hotel Transylvania 2.
10/05/2019 SM – The UT Martin Sustainability Center, UTM Recycling Center, and the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation are hosting the free UT Martin Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day on Saturday morning, Oct. 5th. From 8:00 until noon, anyone can bring out any unwanted hazardous waste items to the UT Martin Recycling Center on Moody Avenue. For a complete list of accepted and unaccepted items, visit utm.edu/sustainability
10/18/2019 RL – The Relay For Life of Weakley County will be Friday evening, Oct. 18th, beginning at 5 at the UTM Stadium Parking Lot. You can find out all the details by visiting relayforlife.org/weakleytn.
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.
RL – St. Jude Children Research Hospital allows those that care to set up memorials and honors by visit stjude.org/tribute
RL – Obion County Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for new homes in Obion County. If you know someone who might need a home have them call 885-7126
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 Crittendon at 129 Ralston Rd. in Martin.
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.
Free Weekend Meals are offered by churches in Fulton to feed the hungry on Saturday’s each month:
2nd – Fulton First Baptist Church Sept. 14th
3rd – Fulton First United Methodist Sept. 21st
4th – First Christian Church Sept. 28th
The Food Bank on Carr St. in Fulton is available on:
1st Saturday of the month –Tennessee Citizens Sept 7th
3rd Saturday of the month – Kentucky Seniors Sept. 21st
4TH Saturday of the month – Kentucky Citizens Sept. 28th
Know a senior in northwest Tennessee who needs a job…call 587-4213 to see if they can assist you and they might be able to help them!
The Weakley County Prevention Coalition reminds you to keep track of your meds. Count your pills, lock em up;
If you have old drugs that you’re not using any more bring them to the the Martin Police Dept., Greenfield Police Dept., Sheriff’s Office, Sharon City Hall, or UTM’s Crisp Hall.
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 Christ centered, 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.
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.