University of Tennessee at Martin

Trade seminar highlights ag, exports

By Amanda Steele Many special guests attended an event last week held on the UT Martin campus that assessed the impact of international trade on United States and Tennessee agriculture. Among those guests was Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Charlie Hatcher. Dr. Joey Mehlhorn asked if Hatcher would answer a few questions for those in attendance…

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Emerging Leader Profiles: Smithsons

By Karen Campbell She was the “free spirit” who loved the music of the 70s (her parents’ generation) and dreamed of seeing the world via the Peace Corps or the World Race, a mission that offers believers a chance to serve in 11 countries in 11 months. He was an athlete and, although driven by…

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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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