University of Tennessee at Martin

Bringing art from the classroom to the community

By Sabrina Bates News Producer What began as a love for the arts as a young child has come full circle for a local artist with national accolades. Jason Stout, a 1996 graduate of Westview High School, took his gift of painting to a level that some only dream about. Stout reflects on his attitude…

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Walk Across TN Concludes

Eight weeks ago, a total of 38 teams committed to a Walk Across Tennessee and this week, the final totals for Weakley County revealed that they had met the challenge – at least 82 times! Tuesday, the Weakley County Health Department and UT Extension, collaborative partners in promoting the health-focused annual event, recognized participants and…

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Advocates Launch Weakley Arts Can

If a growing group of arts advocates succeed, Weakley Arts Can will be more than just a slogan; it will be the reality that translates into academic and economic gains throughout the county. What began as research in response to parents in the Martin area voicing concerns about the lack of music and art opportunities…

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