PSA and PROMOS
Lifeline Blood Drives
Mon, Sept. 28th – E.W. James & Sons in Union City from 1 to 7
Tue, Sept. 29th – Tate Family Foods in Greenfield from 12:30 to 5:30
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
Get out and vote! If you have not registered to vote for the November 3rd elections, you have until October 5th to do so. Early voting will be held October 14-29, and the absentee deadline will be October 27th.
09/25/2020 RL – The University of Tennessee at Martin will host a virtual music presentation with “Los Lobos”, a Grammy-winning band from LA. The event will be at 8 the evening of Friday, Sept. 25th. The Event will be live streamed from the UT Martin Department of Music Facebook account. It is the first performance in the fall 2020 installment of the Ed Sargent Guest Artist Series.
09/26/2020 RL – There will be a benefit for St. Jude at the Gleason Saddle Club beginning at 5 Saturday Evening. There will be a Horse Show, Prizes and BBQ plates.
09/30/2020 RL – The Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Scramble will be Friday, Oct. 2nd, at the Fulton Country Club. Team Entry fee is $200, Teams and Holes can be sponsored for $250. The Entry Deadline is Wed, Sept. 30th. Players get a chance to $10,000 for a Hole in One. There will also be closest to the pin prizes and other cash awards. Check-in and Lunch starts at 11:30.
9/26/20 Saturday There is a Summer Gospel Music Fest at 7pm at His House Ministries located at 1250 Kentucky Highway 303 in Mayfield. This is a free concert featuring The Old Paths Quartet from Atlanta. A love offering will be received.
10/02/2020 RL – The Knights of Columbus will host a Drive Thru/Take Out Fish Fry on Friday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7. Plates will be available for $10 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Reelfoot Ave. in Union City. Plates include 4 pieces of fish, slaw, fries, and hush puppies. They are for drive thru or take out only.
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 new 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.