News notes for Feb. 10

News notes for Feb. 10

Posted: Friday, February 11, 2011 4:01 pm

Valentine Day

party, dance 

set at Hillview

Hillview’s Valentine Day Party and Dance Feb. 14, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend. The dance is sponsored by Hillview and Asera Care Hospice.


DSCC plans

several events

Several events will be taking place at the Dresden Senior Citizens Center/ Weakley Couty Office on Aging. The center will be having a Valentine’s Social at 2 p.m. on Feb. 14. On Feb. 23, the center will be having a guest speaker in honor of Black History Month. For more information call the center at 731-364-5678.


LaLeche League

to meet Feb. 15

“Getting Breastfeeding Off to a Good Start” is the main topic of this month’s La Leche League meeting, at 7 p.m.. Tuesday, Feb. 15.

 Expectant mothers can learn from experienced mothers about the womanly art of breastfeeding and have specific questions addressed.

For more information about the meeting or to discuss a question about breastfeeding your baby, contact La Leche League Leader Sandy at 587-9134.


MBA to meet at City Court room

The Martin Business Association will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7:30 am in the City Court room inside the Police Department. 

Clyde Wood, Administrator of Volunteer Community will present the program.and breakfast will be provided by the Huddle House.


Sharon SCC plan

potluck dinner 

and program

The Sharon Senior Citizens Center will be having a potluck dinner and program in honor of Black History Month. The event will take place at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 16. The Sharon Senior Center is located at 207 East Main St. in Sharon. For more information, call the center at 731-456-2213.


Indoor bazaar

set for Feb 18-19

The first Northwest Tennessee Indoor Bazaar hosted by UT Martin Equestrian and Westview FFA will be held from 6-9 p.m., on
Feb.18 and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb.19  at the
McWherter Agriculture Pavilion in Martin. General admission is $1.
Yard sale items and home based businesses will be featured at this event. 

If you have something to sell, you can rent a booth and take advantage of the enclosed,  climate controlled space. For more information on booth rental call Ashley Thompson at 881-7261.



to hold convention

The Weakley County Republican Party will hold its Bi-annual Convention at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the party headquarters located at 217 South Lindell Street in Martin. The purpose of the meeting is to elect new officers to lead the local party the next two years. All Weakley County Republicans are encouraged to attend. 

For more information, call David Hawks at (731) 225-0892.


Dresden SCC

host ‘Zumba’

Dresden Senior Center is hosting “Zumba”. The instructor will be Keely Adams and the cost is $5 per person. The class will begin on Feb. 21 and will be from 5-6 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information call 364-5678.


Dance planned

at Dresden SCC

Dresden Senior Citizen Center, 589 Evergreen Street, Dresden is planning a dance from 7-10 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 24. The dance will feature Larry Frye Band. Admission is $5. Door prizes will be given and refreshments will be available.


Girl Talk set at 

Gleason Clinic

The Gleason Clinic will host the Girl Talk Program for daughters ages 9-12 and their moms. March 7 is for moms only and March 14, 21 and 28 is for moms and daughters. The classes will be from 6-8 p.m. and is free of charge.

To register call 648-5634 or UT Extension office at 364-3164.


Springtime pageant

set for March 26

The seventh annual Miss West Tennessee Woodman of the World (WOW) Springtime Pageant will be on Saturday, March 26 at the old Gleason gymnasium. 

This is a qualifying event for the Strawberry Pageant. Proceeds are used to help fund scholarships for eligible seniors at the Gleason and Dresden High Schools sponsored by the local Lodge 1149 of WOW. The entry fee is $20 and admission is $3 at the door for everyone school age and older. Concessions will be available. The pageant begins at 3 p.m. with age categories for boys and girls less than one year old.

Other categories and times include boys and girls, age one, 3:30 p.m.; boys and girls, age two, 4 p.m.; boys and girls, age 3, 4:30 p.m.; boys and girls, ages four and five, 5 p.m.; girls, ages six and seven, 5:45 p.m.; girls ages eight and nine, 6:30 p.m.; girls, ages 10 to 12, 7:15 p.m.; girls, ages 13 to 15, 8 p.m.; girls, ages 16 to 21, 8:45 p.m.

Registration begins 45 minutes prior to each category. For information or questions, call Alicia at 648-5883 or e-mail at

Thanks for supporting this successful project for the last six years.

All Woodmen members of Lodge 1149 and 1187 are encouraged to help with the day’s event. Please call 571-2148 to volunteer.


Memorial replica

comes to Camden

The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is coming to Camden for five days, May 19-23. The Wall will be open 24-hours a day, for the duration of the stay.


Cans for Kids

still being collected

Aluminum cans are still being collected in the wagon at Mathis Battery on Pikeview Street in Dresden. Drop off aluminum cans at Mathis Battery instead of putting them in the trash. 

The money raised will benefit children at the Baptist Children’s Home. This money is used to give these children extra events and items they would not have otherwise.

Area churches sponsor the can drive. Tillman Arant, founder of the project, is in charge of taking the cans to the recycler. 


wcp 2/10/11 


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