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FHS CLASS OF ‘68 REUNION – Ladies attending the reunion of the 1968 Class at Fulton High School recently were, front row, left to right, Becky Mitchell Allen; back row, Linda Crider Faulkner, Lady Rose Craddock Bedford, Janie Hicks Singleton, Sheila Harrison Willard, Beverly Armstrong Wright, Roma Foster King, Ruth Ann Burnett Fahl, Carolyn Allen Dunavant. (Photo submitted) FHS Class of 1968 Reunion


Downa Fields, above, and at right, at her desk at the Fulton County Health Department and as a nursing school graduate, respectively, will retire Aug. 31 after 34 years. At far right is a photo of her mother, Geraldine Braswell, who also served for decades in the same position. Fields’ career in Fulton County’s Health Department spans decades
While the retirement of longtime Fulton County Health Department nurse Dawna Fields of South Fulton, has been “a long time coming”, having first...


‘Violation of Civil Rights’ alleged indictment source
As a follow-up to the report last week of a Fulton County Detention Center’s employee’s indictment, additional information was released from the U.S. Attorney’s Office,...
Blessings in a Box
This Big Red Blessing Box is stationed behind the South Fulton Municipal Complex, adjacent to the South Fulton Police Department parking lot, and...


Detention Center employee placed on leave without pay
According to a press release from Steven Williams, Fulton County Jailer, James Eakes, an employee of the Fulton County Detention Center in Hickman, has been placed on...
The Columbus Homecoming Parade Aug. 11 had stellar weather for spectators, as numerous floats and vehicles paraded through the community, part of the homecoming celebration as well. Columbus Homecoming Parade
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South Fulton Parks Board to pursue brick fundraiser
If given final approval by the South Fulton City Commission, the South Fulton Parks and Rec board will initiate a fundraising effort which could assist the board in...
A large group was in attendance for this year’s Hickman County Farm to Fork Dinner Aug. 10. (Photo by Becky Meadows) ‘Farm to Fork’ assists Mission House
The second annual Hickman County Farm to Fork dinner was held at the First Assembly of God Church in Clinton Aug. 10. The dinner was organized by...


Lions to stage ‘Grand Parade’
The Fulton Lions Club recently announced that Steve James, News Director for WCMT radio station in Martin, Tenn., will be the announcer for this year’s 2018 Grand Parade,...
Benefit for Hickman County ‘Hidden Treasure’ initiated
Few people in Hickman, Fulton, or Graves counties have not been greeted by Darrell Sims’ warm smile and friendly hello. A lifetime resident of Clinton, Kentucky, who has...
Fulton County, Hickman County candidates meet Kentucky’s Aug. 14...
Independent candidates and other political organization or group candidates who wish to seek certain offices on the General Election ballot in November must file no later...
SAFE SWIMMERS – The last swimming class of the summer was a level 1 swim class held July 30-Aug. 3 at the Fulton Country Club. Pictured are participants, front row, left to right, Delaney Kimbell, Henry Boston, Garrett Black, Jaxon Smith, Addie Ray Guhy; back row, Addie Shea Cunningham, Lili Martin, Chloe Wiggins, and Gabe Wiggins. Not pictured is Maddox King. Instructors were Ann Bard and Sharye Hendrix (Photo submitted) Swimming Lessons


YOUTHFUL APPROACH TO THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORY – Turning Point Ministries of Hickman, located on Moscow Avenue, was represented by the younger generation on their float featured in Hickman’s annual Eighth of August parade Aug. 4. The celebration in Hickman, in addition to the parade, included a Back to School Supply Give-away event, a church service at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, a style and talent show and was set to conclude with a Spirit Award Banquet and scholarship announcement Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill MB Church Fellowship Hall, on South 7th Street in Hickman. (Photo by Barbara Atwill) Eighth of August Parade
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DIRT, DIPS AND DRIVING AT THE HICKMAN COUNTY FAIR – Dirt bikes in the TT races were a popular event last week, as participants raced in high gear Aug. 2 at the Hickman County Fair in Clinton. (Photo by Becky Meadows) Hickman County Fair 2018
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