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News Notes 12.3.08

News Notes 12.3.08

Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008 9:19 pm

  Entries restricted Due to insurance regulations, the Obion Christmas parade set for Friday will not be able to allow four-wheelers or horses to participate. “We apologize for the inconvenience,” a spokesman said. Vendors sought The deadline for artists, crafters and vendors to participate in the ninth annual St. Jude Country Christmas Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa in Martin has been extended. The event will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Jude social hall, located at 112 Hannings Lane, south of the University of Tennessee at Martin dorms. Home-based businesses and arts and crafters are welcome to participate at the cost of $25. Electricity will be available. For more information, contact Judy Mehan, Country Christmas Bazaar chairman, at (731) 587-9086 or jjmehan@frontiernet.net. Trees can be viewed Two weekends remain for the viewing of the Parade of Trees at the Obion County Museum on Edwards Street in Union City. Christmas trees decorated with a nature theme were placed there by individuals, organizations and school groups. The trees may be seen on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Troy meet canceled The Troy mayor and board of aldermen meeting for Dec. 15 has been canceled. The board will next gather for its Jan. 5 meeting at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Craft time slated The Obion County Public Library and the Obion County 4-H Extension Service will host a children’s Christmas craft time Dec. 17 at 3:30. All area children ages kindergarten and older are invited to make fun gifts for family and friends. There is a $2 supply fee and pre-registration is required. For more information, call the library at 885-7000. Winners announced The winners of the Union City Christmas parade have been announced for large float, small float and antique car. The parade was organized and operated by the Union City Jaycees, with Matt Goodrich as parade chairman. Large float — First place, Samburg Assembly of God; second place, Union City Coca-Cola; and third place, Sandra’s School of Dance. Small float — First place, Cash Express; second place, David Sturkie; and third place, Immaculate Conception Catholic Preschool. Antique cars — First place, Shannon Armstrong; second place, Darrell Rice; and third place, Kimmy Collins. Ms. Perry featured Union City native Claudia Cheryl Perry of San Antonio is featured in an advertisement for the Tennessee Tourism Department in the December issue of “Southern Living” magazine. The 1999 Union City High School graduate has also been featured in ads for Nike, Baptist Hospital of Texas and the military. Ms. Perry is a neonatal intensive care nurse at North Central Baptist Hospital in Texas. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claud Perry of Union City. Published in The Messenger 12.3.08

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