National Night Out at Martin
Join us for a National Night Out celebration at Virginia Weldon Park on Tuesday, October 1 at 4:30 to 8 p.m. This will be a community event offering a central location for community health resources, free food, games, live music, food trucks, a touch a truck event, car seat check point, drug take back site, and a chance for everyone to get to know each other and the police officers/first responders who keep us safe around the clock. Be a part of this event by setting up a booth to represent your business or organization. Vendors, please provide either a free service on site, kid-friendly giveaways, or a fun game/activity. Feel free to get creative! Details and sign up below:
Thompson Creek Youth Sunday
Thompson Creek Baptist Church is hosting Youth Sunday, September 29, 2019. B.J. Jones, youth director at Ralston Baptist Church in Martin, is the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service. Thompson Creek is located at 10600 Hwy. 54 in Como.
Sharon “Fall” City Wide
Sharon’s “Fall” City Wide Yard Sale is Saturday, October 5, 2019. Out of Town vendors are welcome to set up along the railroad tracks free of charge. We are known for the biggest and best yard sales and the most people to come to the sales. So whether you are Selling or Buying we want you to come to Sharon on Saturday, October 5. Lots of great sales, food and buying in our little town of Sharon Tennessee. For info call 731- 636-0479.
Liberty Baptist Benefit Singing
Liberty Baptist Church, located at 2912 Liberty Road in Dresden, is hosting a benefit singing for Bailey Maddox on September 28 at 4 p.m. Featured groups are: The McEwens, Servants Heart Quartet and Liberty Trio. Finger foods will be served after the singing. Pastor Bro. Pete Staples and Liberty welcomes everyone.
Rescue Squad BBQ Fundraiser
The Weakley County Rescue Squad BBQ Plate or BBQ Nacho Fundraiser is Saturday, September, 28 beginning at 10 a.m. in the E.W. James parking lot on Hwy. 22 in Dresden. BBQ plates include: BBQ, beans, slaw and drink; or BBQ Nachos. All proceeds to benefit the Weakley County Rescue Squad.
FREE Fall Clean Up
Dresden’s Free Fall Clean Up is October 7-10. Items will be collected according to brush/bulk zone pick up schedule and should be placed curbside before your scheduled day. Zone 1 – October 7, Zone 2 – October 8, Zone 3 – October 9, Zone 4 – October 10. Household trash must be separated. Small items should be in disposable containers. No batteries, shingles, tires or other hazardous materials are allowed as well as no cut tree limbs or torn down construction. Free storm debris pick up is available any time during the year. For more information, contact Dresden City Hall at 364-2270.
Palmersville Historical Society To Meet
The Palmersville Historical Society meets Friday night, September 27, at 7 p.m. at their building in downtown Palmersville. Program will feature Mr. Howard Harris sharing his knowledge of Austin Springs. We will be open Saturday, September 28, at 10 a.m. for a demonstration on “putting in a quilt the old-fashioned way.” Participation is encouraged. An exhibit of quilts will be available for viewing until 2 p.m.
Como/Ore Springs Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fundraiser
The Annual Como/Ore Springs Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser is Saturday, September 28. The BBQ Lunch is at 11 a.m. and include sandwich, baked beans, potato salad, slaw, drink, and dessert. Auction begins at 1 p.m. Donated items by area business to benefit the fire department.
NWTDD/NWTHRA To Meet
The Northwest Tennessee Development District Executive Committee and Northwest Tennessee Human Resource Agency Policy Council meets at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 27 at Northwest Tennessee Development District and Human Resource Agency conference room located at 124 Weldon Drive in Martin.
City of Greenfield Trunk or Treat
Come join the fun at the City of Greenfield Trunk or Treat event. Enjoy candy, food, fun and treats, sponsored by the City of Greenfield, the Greenfield Police Department and Greenfield Fire Department, the event is on Front Street on Halloween night, October 31, 5 to 7 p.m.
Central School Alumni Get-Together
Central School Alumni has a set luncheon date for Saturday, October 5, at 1 p.m. at the Kountry Korner Restaurant located on Hwy 22 in Dresden. For more information call James Chappell at 731-642-0408.
Bible Union Cemetery Donations
Bible Union Cemetery in the Hyndsver Community is seeking donations for summer mowing. If you have family members buried here or concern for the upkeep, please consider including the cemetery in your estate planning. It is also a thoughtful way to make memorials for loved ones. Send any donations to Terry Crittendon, 129 Ralston, Rd., Martin, Tn. 38237.
Dresden To Host Third Annual Octoberfest
The City of Dresden is hosting its Third Annual Octoberfest on October 5, 3 to 8 p.m. on the Court Square. This will be a great event for family and friends. Octoberfest includes a car show, arts and craft vendors, a kid zone, chalk the walk, and a free movie, Hotel Transylvania. The event features live music from Zach Ray. Any groups or clubs that would like to participate, please call DeDe Morris at Dresden City Hall 731-364-2270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
World Color Reunion
The World Color Reunion is Saturday, October 12 at the Senior Citizen Building on Evergreen Street in Dresden from 2 until 5 p.m. Bring a dish and enjoy friends and fellowship.
Arts and Crafts Festival
Plan now to attend the 48th Annual Reelfoot Arts and Crafts Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 4, 5, and 6.
Weakley County Relay for Life
Relay For Life of Weakley County is Friday, October 18, 5 p.m. to midnight at the UTM Stadium parking lot in Martin. For more information and to register visit www.relayforlife.org/weakleytn.
Southern Grace Open House
There is an Open House / Ribbon Cutting Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. at Southern Grace. Southern Grace is located at 8722 Hwy 22, Dresden (next door to E W James). DeDe Meeks is the new owner / operator. For more information call (731) 364-3737.
Mack’s Grove Church 125th Anniversary Homecoming
Cemetery Fund donation needed at 125th Anniversary Homecoming at Mack’s Grove Church on September 29, 2019. All are invited to the services, singing, and meal. Checks can be sent to Kenneth Taylor, 348 Ridgewood Drive, Dresden, TN 38225.
Santa’s Helpers New Dates For Christmas Applications
Santa’s Helpers has new dates for registering for Christmas assistance. The first sign up deadline is September 19 – October 18. The final deadline for sign up is October 28 – December 3. Come by Santa’s Helpers located at 216 West Main Street in Dresden. Be sure to bring identification and proof of address. For more information, call 731-364-3130.
Open House/Grand Opening
There is an Open House / Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Thursday, October 3, at 4 pm and Open House from 5-7 p.m. at Wendell Alexander, Top Tier Auctions, and Skyhawk Rentals. Wendell Alexander, Top Tier Auctions, and Skyhawk Rentals are located at 224 S. Lindell St., Martin. Alex Bynum is the owner / operator. For more information call 731-281-1220.
A.B. Cheatham’s Grand Opening
There is a Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting / Business After Hours Thursday, October 10, at 4 p.m. at A.B. Cheatham’s. A.B. Cheatham’s is located at 230 S. Lindell St., Martin. Myra Hoffman is the owner. For more information call 731-281-7474.
Martin Motor Company’s New Location Ribbon Cutting
There is a Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Friday, November 15, at 11 a.m. at Martin Motor Company’s new location. Martin Motor Company is now location is 8498 Hwy 45 S, Martin. Adam Adkins is the owner / operator. For more information call 731-587-4181.
Gleason City Wide Yard Sale
The Gleason City Wide Yard Sale is October 4 and 5.
Maps will be available at Gleason City Hall, 101 College Street after noon on Thursday, October 3. If you would like your yard sale listed please contact City Hall at 648-5547 no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 2.
Dresden City Wide Yard Sale
The Dresden City Wide Yard Sale is Saturday, October 5.
McKenzie City Wide Yard Sale
The McKenzie City Wide Yard Sale is Saturday, Oct 12.
Gleason Church of Christ Gospel Meeting
The Gleason Church of Christ’s gospel meeting is September 29, 30 and October 1. On Sunday, September 29 the Sunday School lesson is at 10 a.m. Worship at 11, and a Fellowship meal at noon. The afternoon lesson is at 1:30. On Monday, September 30, Speaker Brady Wilkes is at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, October 1, Speaker Brent Arnold is at 7 p.m.
Dresden Senior Center Dance
The Dresden Senior Center Dance with Kenny Presley and Larry Morgan is Thursday, September 26 from 7 until 9 p.m. Price is $6 per person. Bring a dish and add to the potluck. For more information call 364-5678.
Pisgah Community Flower Fund Dues
Please send flower fund of $10 to Donna Winstead Snider at 2636 Greenfield Hwy 54, Greenfield, TN 38230 or Hazel Killebrew.
New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Singing
The New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Austin Springs Community, is hosting a singing on Friday night, September 29 at 5 p.m. Fingerfoods will be provided following the singing. Bring a friend and enjoy a great time.
Dresden Senior Exercise
Join the Dresden Senior Citizens Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 until 10:30 a.m. for Matter of Balance – Chair Exercise with instructor, Edith Garner. The 30-minute workout helps joints, muscles, balance and memory. For more information about this free program, call 364-5678.