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10/18/18 – Thursday – The Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council will be distributing commodity foods for the South Fulton Union City and Kenton residents at the Obion County Fairgrounds from 9 until noon. You must bring your own box or container and your blue card. If you have not re-certified you must bring proper proof of income for everyone in your household.
10/20/2018 – There will be a Chili Dog Fundraiser on Saturday from 10:30 to 2:30 at the E.W. James & Sons in Dresden. You can get a Chili Dog Plate for $8, a Hot Dog Plate for $6 or a Cup of Chili for $5. Funds raise will benefit Gladys Bowen, who is an EMT with the Weakley County Ambulance Service, a firefighter and a first responder. She recently has suffered a sudden, life altering medical event.
10/20/2018 – Gather the family and come out to the Martin Parks and Rec Walking Trail from 10-noon Saturday. Come and enjoy different reading stations and do activities along the trail. It’s a come and go event where you can set your own pace.
10/20/2018 – Garth Brooks Tribute Artist Brian Mabry will perform in Downtown Dyer on Saturday at 7. The Concert is a fundraiser for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
10/20/18 Saturday – the 5th annual Ken-Tenn Walk / 5K will be taking place at Graham Park in Union City. This year it’s a color run! Registration begins at 8 for only $25 and the race starts at 9. For more information, visit facebook at Ken-Tenn walk to cure type 1 diabetes.
10/20/18 – Masquerade Theatre Presents “Charlotte’s Webb” on Saturday, OCT. 20th & 27th, at 7 and Sunday, OCT. 21st & 28th, at 2pm. Performances will be at the Capitol theatre in Downtown Union City. Tickets are available online or at the door.
10/20/2018 – If you’re looking for something to do on your Saturday, the Tuff Truck Competition is set to take place at the Bardwell Fair Grounds for Project Graduation. The competition will see the best UTV, ATV, Dune Buggies and pick-up trucks from around the area.
10/22/2018 – Author Undra Ware is having a book signing for his poetry book The Purpose of Being on Monday, Oct. 22nd, from 10-1 and 3-6:30 at the Obion County Library. The book can be purchased at the signing as well as the UTM Bookstore.
10/27/2018 – The 913th Engineer Company/Company C of the Tennessee Army National Guard in Union City is hosting a Reunion for former members on Saturday, October 27th. For more information, contact Jerry Ward/ Jerry Ward Autoplex or Rick McKenzie.
10/27/2018 – The Dresden Senior Center is hosting their monthly dance from 7-10 on Saturday night, October 27th. Come Dance the Night Away with Larry Morgan and the Legends Band. Admission is $6, with food served free.
10/31/2018 – Crafters and Venders, it is time to reserve your booth at the 19th annual Country Christmas Bazaar. The event will be at the St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin on Saturday, December 1st from 8 to 3 in the Social Hall. The fee for a booth is $25 and the Deadline is Friday, October 31st.
10/31/2018 – Get spooky at the Dresden Senior Wednesday night as they host their Halloween Party at 6:00. They’ll be serving hot dogs, chili, and desserts as they hold a costume contest with games!
11/1/18 & 11/2/18 – The Weakley County Office on Aging is offering assistance to help Medicare Beneficiaries to find the best prescription drug plan for next year. Your local SHIP office is at 124 Weldon Drive in Martin.
11/3/18 Saturday – Obion County Central will be having Red, White and Blue Night at 5:00 on Saturday, November 3rd. Introduction of basketball teams and cheer squads. There will also be the “Gotcha” contest. The Lady Rebel Alumni Game will be the 90’s and 2000’s vs 80’s and 2010’s. The Rebel Alumni game will be the 80’s and 2000’s vs the 90’s and 2010’s. Admission is $5.
11/6/18 Tuesday – Obion County Central High School Beta Club will host trivia night at 6:00 pm. $5 per person to play and concessions will be available. Get a team together!
11/7/2018 & 11/8/18 – TN Ship and Gateway Senior Citizens Center is offering Medicare information and assistance. Your local SHIP office is at 124 Weldon Drive.
11/8 – 11/12/18 – The Dyersburg High School Trojan Drama Club is having their fall play of “The Clumsy Custard Horror Show”. Tickets are $6. Please no children under the age of 5. Presentation times are Thursday, Friday and Monday at 7 and Sunday at 2.
11/9/18 – 11/10/18 – The REAL Hope Youth Center is having their 7th annual Boston Butt Sale fundraiser on Friday between 5 and 8 pm and again on Saturday from 10 until 3 at the parking of Lakeway IGA on East Wood Street in Paris. Butts are $35 each and donations are accepted. For more information or to reserve your order, visit facebook at real hope youth center.
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.
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.