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City commended for July 4 events
A brief regular session of city business was conducted by Fulton Mayor David Prater, Commissioners Elaine Forrester, Martha Vowell, Darcy Linn and...

New Director for Obion County Schools signs three year contract Watkins, Obion County School Board agree on contract
Meeting in special called session at the board office in Union City this evening at 6:30, Obion County School Board members Fritz Fussell, Keisha...

Tracey Lee Wilson AREA OBITUARIES.....TRACEY LEE WILSON
Tracey Lee “Fridge” Hecht Wilson, a resident of Hickman, died at her residence July 5. She was 50. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July...

SANDRA ELAINE TULL SHELTON AREA OBITUARIES.....SANDRA ELAINE (TULL) SHELTON
Sandra Elaine (Tull) Shelton, 58, of Fulton, died at 11:27 p.m. July 3, 2019. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family who held her...

Special called session of Obion County School Board July 8 Director of Schools contract to be considered Monday
The Obion County School Board will meet in special called session July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Board Office in Union City, Tenn., with one item on...

KEN-TENN INVITATIONAL FLIGHT WINNERS – Pictured are, left to right, Javin West, second flight winner; Garrett Adams, first flight winner; Ron Mangold, Championship Flight Winner; Luke Beadles, Junior Flight Winner; and Corky Adams, Super Super Senior Flight Winner. (Photo submitted) Mangold, 1999 Ken-Tenn winner, returns to secure 2019 trophy
Ron Mangold of Pocahontas, Ark. was the winner of this year’s 2019 Jasper Vowell Ken-Tenn Invitational Golf Tournament held over the weekend at...

FIRST MISSION TRIP WILL NOT BE THE LAST – Balie Lester, a 16-year-old incoming high school junior, joined youth from around the country recently for a mission trip to Thailand. Lester visits with a resident of an elephant sanctuary. (Photos submitted) Thailand mission trip redefines source of joy for teen
Balie Lester, daughter of Malcolm and Charity Lester of South Fulton was disappointed last year when a mission trip to Mexico planned by her church...

BANANA FESTIVAL HEADLINER – Exile has been confirmed as this year’s headliner for the 2019 Banana Festival, set to perform Sept. 21, for a free concert. (Photo submitted) Entertainment confirmed for 2019 Banana Festival concert
According to Fulton Tourism Commission’s Executive Director Thea Vowell, this year’s Banana Festival will feature a variety of musical genres and...

Soccer league evaluations July 8 Odyssey Soccer evaluations set in Martin July 8
The Odyssey Soccer Travel Team will hold a second Fall season evaluation for boys and girls born in 2011 and before, July 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the...

YOU’RE OUT – Despite recent rains producing wet field conditions, the dust was flying over the weekend at Lohaus Field, as the Railroaders won two of three games. (Photo by Jake Clapper) Railroaders beat Dubois, Muhlenberg Co. at home
On June 24, the Fulton Railroaders beat Paducah Chiefs in a high-scoring affair, 11-7. The Railroaders traveled to Madisonville June 26 to compete...

Free Summer lunches are available to kids in the Fulton area FIS Summer Feeding times, locations listed
Fulton Independent Schools Summer Feeding Program 2019 is underway, July 1-Aug. 2, with the exception of July 4-5. This free lunch program is...

‘Active Threat Drill’ July 8 at DPA
Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tenn., will join with Obion County Emergency Planning Committee July 8 for an Active Threat Drill, which will include participating...
Veteran donates to upgrade ‘War Theater’
Discovery Park of America has announced a $30,000 gift from Jimmy Rickman, of Murray, to support improvements to the museum’s War Remembrances...

City of South Fulton's Municipal Regional Panning Commission special called session tomorrow SOUTH FULTON'S MUNICIPAL REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION CALLED...
According to South Fulton Code Enforcement Officer Nicole Berner, a Special Called meeting of the South Fulton Municipal Regional Planning...

TIMOTHY WATKINS WAS THE OBION COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD'S CHOICE FOR THE NEXT DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS FOLLOWING A SECOND INTERVIEW MONDAY NIGHT NEGOTIATIONS TO COMMENCE BETWEEN OBION COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AND...
Obion County School Board members Fritz Fussell, Keisha Hooper, Brian Rainey, Tim Britt, Barry Adams, Jared Poore and Kyle Baggett conducted a...