TENNESSSEE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH STATEMENT ON JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE

  The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Our vaccine supply continues to surpass demand and we do not anticipate this shift will impact our efforts…

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Weakley County Mask Mandate Rescinded

WEAKLEY COUNTY MASK MANDATE LIFTED: FACE COVERINGS STILL STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021 – DRESDEN, TENN. – While face coverings remain still strongly recommended, Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum has issued Executive Order No. 7, rescinding the previous Executive Orders that required face coverings countywide. Effective Friday, April 9, 2021, at 11:59 PM, Weakley…

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Sam Readenour

Sam Readenour, 77, of Gardner, Kan., and formerly of Union City, died April 6, 2021, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Published 4.8.21

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Doc Calhoun

William Dale “Doc” Calhoun, 62 of Hornbeak died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Born Wednesday, July 16, 1958, in Tiptonville, he was the son of the late Wilton Dale Calhoun and Joanne Brown Calhoun. Mr. Calhoun was the retired owner of Doc’s Electric and the fifth generation builder…

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Martha Williams

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Williams, 87, of Union City died April 1, 2021, at Obion County Nursing Home. Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021, at Obion County Memorial Gardens. Jeff Kenee officiated. Pallbearers were Jim Roberts, Colby McBride, Mason Hammond, Neven Barnett, Robert Moore and Don Moore. Visitation was 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.…

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Marcus Taylor

Marcus Taylor, 25, of Union City died April 3, 2021. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Brooks Chapel Kingdom Harvest Church in South Fulton. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Rawls Funeral Home in Union City is in charge…

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Pearl Elizabeth Bing

Pearl Elizabeth Bing, 72, of Union City died April 7, 2021, at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Sanders Chapel Cemetery. The Rev. Chip Davis will be officiating. Pallbearers will be David McCullough, Chris McCullough, Mac McCullough, Victor Massey, Wayne Parker and Eric Bing. She was born on June…

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James R. Cole

James R. Cole, 83, of Union City died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Diversicare in Martin. Graveside services are scheduled for 1:45 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2021, in Parks Cemetery in Trimble. There will be a two-hour visitation beginning at 11 a.m. at White-Ranson Funeral Home. Mr. Cole was born Feb. 18, 1938, son of…

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Danny Ralph Moore

Danny Ralph Moore, 75, of Ridgely passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at AHC Dyersburg. Danny was born on June 13, 1945, in Obion to the late J.L. and Vivian Callens Moore. He was a retired employee with Goodyear Tire & Rubber and loved to fish, garden and work in his yard. Danny was…

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SURVIVING SCHOOL

SURVIVING SCHOOL — Junie B. Jones is at it again, but this time she is writing a book on how to survive school in Masquerade Theatre’s production of “Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School.” Suffering from a little writer’s block, she asks her classmates for ideas. Herb (Jeremiah Britt, far right) shares his idea…

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