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FIS Music, Drama Dept. to benefit from fundraiser
The Fulton Independent Schools’ Music and Drama Department, along with the Fulton Independent Schools Performing Arts support organization, FISPA, has partnered with...
top students at hces – Hickman County Elementary School recently recognized its Students of the Month for February. The character trait emphasized in February was Show Respect to Myself and Others. To correlate with Black History Month, students are shown with research projects completed by HCES fifth and sixth grade students regarding famous African-Americans and their achievements. Intermediate Students of the Month for February are pictured with Garrett Morgan, an African American and native Kentuckian famous for many inventions, including the traffic light and gas mask. Intermediate students honored in February include, front row, left to right, Kyleigh Sanders, Kenzie Crumble, Jerrek Alexander, Kylie Hurt, and Jacob Mann; back row, Elijah Summers, Clayton Gilliland, Brooklyn Kennedy, Marquan Alexander, and Lilly Kimbell. (Photo submitted) Hickman County Elementary School February Students of the Month
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RETIREMENT APPRECIATION – Dr. Renea Duncan, Associate Provost at Murray State University, will be retiring and was honored for her dedication to Fulton County’s Pilot Academy, at the Annual Pilot Academy Luncheon held at Hickman’s West Baptist Church’s We Believe Center, Feb. 20. Pictured is Duncan, left, and Dianne Owen, right. (Photo by Barbara Atwill) Pilot Academy program benefits participants long after graduation
Fulton County High School hosted their 6th annual Pilot Academy Celebration Feb. 20, at the We Believe Center of West Baptist Church in Hickman....

‘Banana’ volunteers meeting set
The public is invited to attend a planning session for the 2019 Banana Festival, set for September in the Twin Cities of Fulton and South Fulton March 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the...
Making Seniors Smile
Jeff Morris with Morris Farms of South Fulton recently presented Smiles on Seniors, S.O.S., Coordinator Sharye Hendrix with a contribution for the...

Kimble FCHS athlete Australia bound
Fulton County High School Junior Caleb Kimble has been invited to represent Kentucky on the 2019 Down Under Sports Boys Basketball team in...

STEP DANCE PERFORMANCE – Step Performance members from UTM NPHC demonstrated their techniques during the Black History Month Celebration at Fulton County Schools Feb. 28. (Photo by Barbara Atwill) Fulton Co. Schools celebrate ‘We Are One’
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Hickman County Archers head to State Tournament
In just the fifth year of the program’s existence, the Hickman County archery team is headed to the state tournament. 16 Hickman County archers...

‘Empty Bowl’ event to fill vital need
Through the Empty Bowl project, stomachs and food boxes will be filled on March 21 at Fulton’s Pontotoc Community Building from 5:30 p.m. to 7...

LADY RED DEVILS RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF EDUCATION – Obion County School Board member Tim Britt read a Resolution honoring South Fulton Middle School Lady Red Devils, Head Coach Jeremy McFarland and Assistant Coach Leah McFarland during Monday night’s regular BOE session. The team earned a spot to compete in the first ever Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association’s State Basketball Tournament this year. (Photo by Benita Fuzzell.) Obion Co. students, staff honored by BOE
Members of the Obion County School Board convened before a full house at the central office in Union City, Tenn. Monday evening, with a number of...

Senior Lexy Riddle addressed members of the MSU Board of Regents. Pictured with Riddle are MSU Board of Regents Vice-Chair Lisa Rudolph, newly elected MSU President Bob Jackson, and Superintendent Casey Henderson. (Photo submitted) HCHS student, Riddle, MSU Board of Regents speaker
As an exemplary dual-credit student who has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her through Murray State University’s Racer...

RED CROSS BLOOD BANK NEED URGENT
The Red Cross Blood Bank staff will be at Fulton's First Baptist Church Family Life Center Tues., March 5 beginning at 12 noon. The collection site will be set up in the...
CHARACTER COUNTS – Awards for the trait of CARING for this month’s Character Counts from the kindergarten and first grade classes at Carr Elementary in Fulton are Carson Capps, Melody Baker, Cailinn Ezekiel, Shamiaha Pirtle, Daryl McNeil, KaMya Mason Jaxson Kuenche, and Rakalynn Gross. (Photo submitted) Carr Character Counts
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Carr Reads Across America
Carr Elementary in Fulton recently celebrated “Read Across America” with special guests. The First District KEA Retired Teachers Association of...

South Fulton Elementary Students of the Month
The students of the month for February were recently announced at South Fulton Elementary School. Pictured are, front row, left to right, Holden...