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Walnut Grove Oldtimers Tractor Show
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We're Not Going Anywhere
We apologize for the confusion, to those who have wondered about the auction signs posted at the location of The Current at 304 East State Line in Fulton. There will be an...
Veteran's Memorial Ceremony
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“GOOD FATHER” QUALITIES PONDERED – This group of children outside for playtime at Fulton’s First
Baptist Daycare expressed their ideas Tuesday when asked about what makes a father “a good father”? Their responses are included in the story adjacent to this photo, at right. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell) Children weigh in on dad qualities
This Sunday is a celebration honoring fathers, and father figures, celebrating paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society, according to...


South Fulton Wastewater Project breaks ground on multi-million...
The city of South Fulton has experienced issues with it’s wastewater collection system for decades. The problem has gotten to the point where the State of Tennessee has...
Hawks added to staff of Fall & Fall Insurance
Harrison Hawks of South Fulton has joined Fall and Fall Insurance of Fulton, as of June 1. A May graduate of the University of Mississippi with a...


HICKMAN COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE -- A large crowd attended the Hickman Count Relay for Life event, held on Clinton’s Court Square June 2, as year long fundraisers came to a close for the American Cancer Society’s. Local teams displayed tents throughout the downtown area, above, top, with a number of activities available to those who attended, including a corn hole tournament, above. Participants Brad Tucker and Kyle Anderson prepare to get started in the competition. At left, Annette Smith, dressed as Elvis Presley, was one of the “Great Pretenders” to entertain the crowd, and is pictured with Frances Dillard. (Photos by Becky Meadows) Hickman County Relay for Life


Above is a diagram of the design for the new Veterans’ monument, to be placed in Fulton’s Pontotoc Park. Veterans' monument dedication set for June 14 in Pontotoc Park
A project spearheaded by Marshal Alexander American Legion Post 72 of Fulton will culminate with a dedication ceremony June 14 at Fulton’s Pontotoc...


BIG BLUE BENEFICIARIES – Tristan Roberson, second from left and Sarah Gardner, far right, were awarded $1,000 scholarships May 31, by the Fulton County University of Kentucky Alumni group, during the organization's annual Scholarship Banquet held at The Keg restaurant in Fulton. Gardner, a Hickman County High School graduate, received the scholarship for the second time, and will be returning to UK, as an English major. Roberson, who was home schooled, will return to UK as a junior this Fall. Anyia Jones, a 2018 Fulton High School graduate was also a scholarship recipient but was unable to attend the banquet. Those interested in contributing to the scholarship fund may forward donations to Bob Mahan or Mallory Worley at Heritage Bank of Fulton. The scholarships are named in honor of longtime UK supporter, the late John McAlister. Also pictured, from left are Brenda Mahan, scholarship coordinator, Roberson, Tim Walsh, UK Alumni Association, guest speaker and former UK standout, Jack "Goose" Givens, Fulton County UK Alumni president Alan Jones and Gardner. Over 90 people attended this year's banquet. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell) UK Alumni Banquet


First District joins ‘TV’ Corridor
Following the request of Congressman James Comer, Kentucky’s First District officially joined the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC), an award-winning, non-profit, regional...
Morgan Martin Martin will compete in Miss Tennessee pageant
Morgan Martin, a current University of Tennessee at Martin student from Union City, Tenn., and a South Fulton High School graduate, will compete...


Smiles on Seniors Book Club marks two years; new group members sought
Smiles on Seniors Book Club will celebrate the two-year anniversary of the club June 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fulton Public Library, Main Street in Fulton. A potluck brunch...
Officers respond to a house fire on Obion Street in Hickman. House Fire


Community Praise Worship
Fulton First United Methodist Church, 200 Carr St., will host a Community Praise Worship featuring the FUMC and Faith Fellowship Band June 10 beginning at 6 p.m.
Fulton Duplicate Bridge winners
Fulton Duplicate Bridge winners of the ACBL game May 28 were, North/South, first, Bob Sanner and Richard Thompson; and East/West, first, Pam Wade and Linda McDade; and...