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Music groups to host fundraising concert

Two local music groups, Hinson Hill and Tips in the Jar, are known around northwest Tennessee for performing together in order to raise money for various community groups. The two bands will again join forces to host a fundraising concert to benefit Special Ops Xcursions, an organization that provides no-cost outdoor adventures to active duty Special…

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Number of Greenfield board seats in voters’ hands

By Sabrina Bates News Producer A lengthy debate about the number of aldermen serving on Greenfield’s board was gridlocked during the monthly meeting of the board of mayor and aldermen held Tuesday evening. This topic has been a discussion for the city for approximately six months, according to city attorney Beau Pemberton, who recommended it…

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The long road to Montgomery

By Will Norrid Special to The Press After spending a brief vacation in southern Mississippi last week, my wife and I rose at 6 AM Sunday morning to begin the long drive home. Our drive was longer because we were not taking the most direct route back to Dresden. Instead of turning due north, we…

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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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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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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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STORM’S WRATH

STORM’S WRATH — Terry Taylor of Rives paused Sunday afternoon to survey what was left of the shop he and his son, Seth Taylor, own on Ebenezer Road north of Troy. Two metal buildings the Taylors use in their farming operations were blown apart during a storm with hurricane force winds that blew through Obion…

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2019 planted seeds for 2020 projects

By Sabrina Bates News Producer The ringing in of a new year brings with it hope, opportunities and a fresh start. While there will be 12 months of the development of new ideas, 2020 will be a year when projects from “auld lang syne” will be brought to life in Weakley County. 2019 paved the…

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