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Football contest
only nine games

Nine will be fine.
Due to an error on The Messenger’s football contest this week, only nine games will be graded.
The contest lists Auburn at Clemson as the No. 10 game on the contest, which can be found on Page 8 of Monday’s edition.
In addition, contestants are required to completely fill out the entry form, including full mailing address.

Central to celebrate
50 years of football

Obion County Central High School will be celebrating 50 years of football with Homecoming/Alumni Night on Friday.
The event will begin at 5:30 with refreshments, and fieldhouse tours will begin at 6:15.
Anyone planning to attend should RSVP to occhsqbc@gmail.com or amy@terrypetty.com or call (731) 676-1357 and leave a message.
All football alumni present your invitation or this news article at the gate for free admission.

Scorecard playoff
decides “Pop” win

Poplar Meadows Country Club had its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 7-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Jody Kizer, Ron Cooper, Wynn Burnett and Phillip White.
Also shooting 7-under par was the team of Jeff Stone, Don Lyerly, John Hale, Ken Courtwright and Skipper White; and the team of Matt Russell, Bobby Russell, Robert Huffstutter, Rick Smith, Bruce Culver and Jere Baldridge.
The scramble, which is held each Wednesday, is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes dinner.
Participants are asked to call 885-3650 by 3 p.m. each Wednesday to sign up.

Golf tourney helps
UTM turf club funds

The UTM Turf Club will host a golf scramble Saturday at Persimmon Hills Country Club to offset the cost of its trip to the GCSAA Turf Bowl Competition in Las Vegas.
Registration begins at 7:30, and tee-off is at 8 a.m.
The teams consists of four golfers at $200 per team or $50 per person, with lunch provided.
Door prizes, along with closest putt and longest drive prize, will be given away. 
Published in The Messenger 9.29.11

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