EXCITED ABOUT SPACE

EXCITED ABOUT SPACE — Union City Elementary School second-grader Hillary Campbell, 7, could not contain her excited Thursday for the newest exhibit, “Astronaut,” at Discovery Park of America. Her mother, Jenny Campbell of Union City, said she woke up Thursday morning and all she could talk about was seeing the exhibit and meeting a real…

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Edmond Owens

Edmond Owens, 79, of Troy died Jan. 16, 2020, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by White-Ranson Funeral Home. Published 1.17.20

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Bill Truett

Bill Truett, 86, of Baton Rouge, La., formerly of Hornbeak, died Jan. 17, 2020, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by White-Ranson Funeral Home. Published 1.17.20

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Taylor Jackson

Taylor Lee Jackson, 26, of Dresden, formerly of South Fulton, passed away 3:38 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in the emergency room at Tennova Healthcare Sango in Clarksville. Visitation will be held from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. She was born April 11, 1993, in Union City, daughter of Tammy Lee…

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Student-illustrated Harvest of the Month calendars available

By Karen Campbell Special to The Press Healthy eating choices are on everyone’s mind as the new year begins, and with the help of several creative Weakley County students, keeping a daily record and making those choices will be easier. The Harvest of the Month Calendar is a collaborative effort of the Northwest Tennessee Local…

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Bettie Higgs

Bettie Higgs, age 87, of Dresden, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 in Milan. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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Westview’s ‘D’ wakes up offense

  By Randy Cavin Press Sports Editor Westview opened the District 13AA schedule at home Friday night with a split against Obion County Central, which could have been a sweep for either school. Last season the Lady Chargers did not play well against the Lady Rebels in the district opener and it cost them their…

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Robert “Don” Green

Robert Donald “Don” Green, age 75, of Sharon, went to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on Wednesday, Dec.18, 2019. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield with Dr. Ken Lewis of Briarwood Baptist Church in Cordova, Rev. Kylan Mann of Central Baptist Church in…

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Donald Copeland

Donald Fred Copeland, age 79, of Palmersville, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Service was held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Union Chapel Church of Christ in Palmersville with Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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Edgar Rowland Jr.

Edgar “Jr.” Rowland Jr., age 95, of Martin, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at his residence. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today (Thursday), at East Side Cemetery in Martin with Bro. Eddie Hutchins officiating, and Military Honors with the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home in…

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