CHEER CAMP

CHEER CAMP — Union City High School cheerleaders (at right, from left) Yolanda Sims, Talea Buford and Angel Edwards, all of Union City, taught local girls how to properly execute jumps during Union City Parks and Recreation’s cheer camp this morning. According to assistant cheer coach Halle Kennedy, girls in grades 1-6 are being taught…

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Barbara Nichols

Mrs. Barbara Louise Nichols, 84, of Samburg died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at The Waters of Union City. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. She was born on March 2, 1935, in Samburg, to the late Monroe and Lela Mae (Reed) Alexander. Her husband, James Robert Nichols, died Oct. 18, 2016.…

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Gina Worrell

Gina Renee Worrell, 52, of Union City passed away 10:20 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Ky. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother John Worrell and Brother Jeremy Powell will officiate. Burial will follow in Stanley’s…

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Jerry Leggett

Brother Jerry Leggett, 80, of Union City went home to be with the Lord 12:45 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at his home. Funeral services were to be held 2 p.m. today at Second Baptist Church in Union City. Pastor Justin Hiens and Brother Eddie Mallonee were to officiate. Burial was to follow in East…

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Greenfield Library gets park bench enhancement

BENCH BRINGS ART TO LIFE — Librarian Kathy Watson tracked the “Book Benches” project that is a tribute to Kentucky authors with great interest. Last week the Dr. Nathan Porter Library in Greenfield installed a customized version of the functional art that stands as a tribute to the town and to reading. After Watson presented…

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New faces join Weakley County School System

With the new fiscal year underway, new faces have joined the Weakley County school district and some familiar faces have new roles. In the district central office in Dresden are Karen Campbell as the newly-established communications director; Terri Stephenson, who has come from Martin Elementary to fill the elementary supervisor of instruction position; and Lindsey…

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MAKING FRIENDS

MAKING FRIENDS — Trey Jackson (center, right) as Genie in Masquerade Theatre’s production of Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” sings the popular song “Friend Like Me” after Foster Rogers (center, left), in his role as Aladdin, rubs the Genie’s golden lamp. “Friend Like Me” was written by Howard Ashman, with music by Alan Menken. The local show…

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Barbara Nichols

Barbara Louise Nichols, 84, of Hornbeak died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at The Waters of Union City. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. She was born on March 2, 1935, in Hornbeak, to the late Monroe and Lela Mae (Reed) Alexander. Her husband, James Robert Nichols, passed away on Oct.…

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Carol Parish

Carol Ann Parish, 72, of Union City passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Charles Southerland will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until the hour of…

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