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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.”
Benton County Sheriff’s Dept. is again collecting non-perishable food items and any toy donations for the needy. Donations can be dropped off at the sheriff’s office at any time, but also volunteers will be pushing baskets along the parade route at the Benton Co. Christmas Parade, which is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, December 8. The Benton County Sheriffs Dept. is located at 116 Rosemary Street in Camden.
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.
Now thru 12/23/2018 – From now until Dec. 23rd, you can head to Land Between the Lakes and chop down your own Christmas tree! Free Cedar Christmas Tree Permits are available online at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations
12/11/2018 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a movie night this evening at 6. They will serve pizza, dessert, coke, and popcorn while they screen the Christmas classic, “It’s A Wonderful Life”. The event is free and fun for everyone.
12/11/2018 – St. John’s Community Services in Martin is having a job fair on Tuesday from 9 am to 3 pm, located at 455 Hannings Lane. They say to be prepared to complete a job application, and if you’re qualified be prepared for an interview. Don’t forget to bring your resume, valid photo ID, and Social Security card or birth certificate.
12/11/2018 – The South Fulton City Commission will meet in a called session in courtroom of the municipal complex at 4 pm on Tuesday. There they will discuss a 40-cent check processing fee, water and sewer rate increases, and an audit from the Water and Wastewater Finance Board of the Comptroller’s Office.
12/12/2018 – The Obion County Senior Citizen’s Center is having their Christmas Luncheon on Wednesday at noon. A catered meal will be served, and all attendees are asked to bring a $5 gift to be exchanged.
12/13/2018 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a Christmas Dance on Thursday evening from 7 to 10. Larry Morgan will be the entertainment. Admission is $6 and includes dinner. All are welcome.
12/15/2018 – Don’t miss the Dixie tradition of ushering in the holidays with an evening of Broadway tunes and songs of the season at the Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center in Huntingdon, with special guest Paula Bridges this Saturday at 7:00. All are invited to this free community event, for more info. visit www.dixiepac.net
12/15/2018 – The Obion County Sheriff’s Office and Union City Police Dept. are taking a final collection for their “Pack the Patrol Car” collections for Chimes for Charity. Officers will be on site accepting donations Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm in front of the Walmart Supercenter on West Reelfoot Ave and at E.W. James and Sons on East Reelfoot Ave in Union City.
12/16/2018 – The Paris/Henry County Chamber Music Society will host it’s First Annual Christmas Concert on Sunday at 2. Admission is free to the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris. The concert will feature the Paris/Henry County Community Band, The Paris Flutes, and The Paris Brass all performing under the direction of R. Michael Holden.
12/19/2018 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a Christmas Open House Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 19th, from noon to 1. Everyone is invited.
12/21/2018 – The Ned R. McWherter Weakley County Library’s Christmas Open House will be Friday from 10:00-2:00. Santa will visit with children at the library from 10:00 to noon. Hot cider and snacks will be served, and anyone and everyone is invited to join.
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.