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School Nutrition Scurries to Fill Supply Chain Gaps

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director WEAKLEY COUNTY (September 27) – Families that download the monthly menus found on their school websites may have noticed a trend lately. Student favorites like ham and cheese sliders, chicken and biscuits, and steamed cheesy broccoli are listed on the page but may not appear on the…

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WCSD Makes Burglary Arrests

PALMERSVILLE (September 27) – On September 27, investigators with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department were investigating the burglaries of three churches, two residences, and a shop, in the Palmersville area. While investigating a report filed by a member of the Old Bethel Baptist Church, which is located North of Palmersville, investigator Neil Cantrell had developed…

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Hunters Can Donate Deer to Feed Families in Need

NASHVILLE (September 29) – Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program is now accepting deer donations for the 2021 deer season. More than 55 deer processors across the state are accepting donations of deer to feed Tennessee families in need. Included locally is Birdwell Deer Processing, located at 393 Airport Rd. in Greenfield. “We’ve…

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Sports Hall of Fame Postpones Banquet

WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 4) – The Weakley County Sports Hall of Fame is postponing the induction ceremony for the inaugural class. According to John Hatler, there were multiple issues that arose over the past 90 days that forced the Board of Directors to make the decision. “I think it’s safe to say that we’re all…

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Too Much Facebook Time Is Harmful to Your Child’s Health

BY SEN. MARSHA BLACKBURN Special to The Enterprise The girls in 17-year-old Eva’s high school class use Instagram metrics as a measure of popularity. Their relationship with Instagram is more than typical teen self-discovery; it is parasitic. They obsess over online status symbols like follower counts, “likes,” and inclusion in viral trends featuring “thinspiration” and…

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Why We Need a Community Forum

By Brian J. Allfrey Special to The Enterprise I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old when our country experienced the horrific events of September…

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Nobody Saw That Coming

I dare say nobody saw that coming. Tennessee 62, Missouri 24. Yes, if you were orbiting Mars Saturday and missed it, that score is correct. This dilapidated Vols’ football team put it all together, played a nearly-perfect game and hammered Missouri on its home field Saturday, this Missouri team that was purported to be a…

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Lifeline Blood Services Announces Critical Appeal

JACKSON (October 5) – Lifeline Blood Services announced Tuesday that blood donations are once again at a critically-low level. “If we do not see an increase in donors this week, it is quite possible that we will run out of blood for West Tennessee’s hospitals,” said Caitlin Roach, Marketing Manager with Lifeline. “We realize that…

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