Area News

‘EGGS’TRA TREAT

  — Five-year-old Suni Ray Wright-Johnson and her class-mates, including 5-year-old Jeremy Bonds (background), donned their Dr. Seuss “Cat in the Hat” headgear Friday morning as they enjoyed a treat of green eggs and ham in pre-kindergarten teacher Kim Taylor’s class at Union City Elementary School. The activity was held in conjunction with Read Across…

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IN ANTICIPATION

IN ANTICIPATION Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:54 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013Some of the congregational family at Exchange Street Church of Christ gathered on the north lawn for groundbreaking activities recently. The church will be building a Family Life Center. The project has been five years in the making. The new building will…

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Club meeting changed

Club meeting changed Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:39 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013The Christian Widows Club will not meet July 4 because of the holiday. The club, which normally meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 1304 Nailling Drive in Union City, next door to Save-a-Lot grocery, will meet…

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Israel, the ancient olive root

Israel, the ancient olive root Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:50 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013Every priest of Israel was privileged to serve in Jerusalem at the temple five weeks each year.  1) For their order: one week in the first half of the year and one week in the second half of the…

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Lael SS Class has meeting

Lael SS Class has meeting Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:58 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013Lael Sunday School Class held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting at the family life center at Union City First Baptist Church recently. Faye Passmore, who is the class outreach leader, asked for names of the sick and the grieving. Joyce…

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Let’s Get It Together

Let’s Get It Together Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:48 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013The Let’s Get It Together column serves as a forum for school reunion information. Classes or schools wishing to share information about an upcoming reunion or the planning sessions related to reunions or needing help in locating class members for…

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Skyhawk Taylor OVC rep for prize

Skyhawk Taylor OVC rep for prize Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 pm The University of Tennessee at Martin’s Leah Taylor has been selected as the Ohio Valley Conference’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. The award will be announced at the Woman of the Year Awards Dinner in Indianapolis on Oct. 14.…

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Parenting classes set

Parenting classes set Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:44 pm The Messenger, June 20, 2013Co-parenting classes have been set for parents filing for divorce who have children younger than 18. The class will be held July 9 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Obion County Public Library conference room at 1221 East Reelfoot Ave. in…

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Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 pm Martin Parks to host Cal Ripken tourney The Martin Recreation Complex will host the Western Tennessee Cal Ripken Rookie Tourn-ament this weekend. A Northwest District champion will be crowned in the double-elimination event that begins on Friday and runs through Monday. Seven teams will make up…

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