Union City: 731.885.0051
The Fulton County Transit Authority has extended their business hours to 5 to 10 Monday through Friday to better serve the needs of the communities of Hickman, Graves, Fulton and Carlisle Counties.
The Martin First Assembly Church is offering Free Tutoring for grades 3 through 5. The Sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 every Thursday evening at the church on Mt. Pelia(peel-ya) RD. Students must bring all materials and parents are responsible for drop off and pick up.
The Union City High School Softball Team is selling Strawberries! A full flat is $25 or you can get a half flat for $15. The berries will be delivered in Early March. Contact any softball player or coach to place an order.
02/20/2019 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a Health Care Forum on Wednesday at noon. The meeting is open to the public and includes a free meal. You’re invited to come and ask health question and area health care providers will answer them to the best of their ability.
02/21/2019 – On Thursday at 6:30 pm, the Autism Advocacy and Support Group is hosting an event to educate the public and help support those with autism in any way at the Ministry Center on Masonic Drive behind Martin First Baptist Church on 123 University Street. Lori Wilson is the guest speaker, anyone is invited to attend; and everyone is encouraged to bring their children and ask questions, discuss, and offer one another support. Finger food will also be served.
02/22/2019 – Obion County Central’s Band invites you to a Rock-A-Thon Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 22nd. Festivities will begin at 7 that evening and go till 7 the following morning at the Obion County Central High School. You can see what all they have planned or make a donation by visiting OCCHSBAND.ORG on the world wide web.
02/22/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will host a LEGO club for kids ages 6 to 12 years old from 3:30 to 4:30 on Friday.
02/23/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will be screening a free movie matinee of “Grinch” from 1:30 to 3 on Saturday.
02/25/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will host a week long “Read Across America” event beginning Monday, Feb. 25th.
02/25 – 04/26 – Stay Strong/Stay Healthy at the Gateway Center in Martin is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. Classes are held in familiar settings such as senior centers and church halls, not the gym. The Gateway Center is located at 701 N. Lindell in Martin.
02/26/2019 – The Obion County Public Library will host a Silly Sock event for all age on Tuesday, Feb. 26th, all day long.
02/27/2019 – One Wednesday, Feb. 27th, The Obion County Public Library will present Wacky Science from 3:30 to 4:30. There is a $2 admission fee.
02/28/2019 – The Dresden Senior Center invites you to dance the night away with Larry Morgan and Kenny Presley on Thursday, Feb. 28th, from 7 to 10. Admission is $6 and includes a meal.
3/10/19 Sunday – the Dyersburg High School Trojan Drama is having their spring play “The Beverly Hillbillies” at the Dyersburg High School Little Theater. Tickets are $6 and please no children under the age of 5 will be admitted. Production times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday (the 7th, 8th and 9th) at 7 and Sunday at 2. For more information, contact Chris Solmon at 731-286-3630.
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.”
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 Christcentered, 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.
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.