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Community Calendar


The Cantrell reunion in memory of Elder Felix and Mary Luna Cantrell will be held at Midway CIC. Come and bring food for the noon meal.


Warren County Democrats will be holding a Presidential Debate Watch Party from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jalisco’s Mexican Grill.


There will be a preschool open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Covenant Academy. There are a few spots available in some of the classrooms and they accept children 6 weeks old through preschool.

Rock Island Church of Christ will be having a clothing giveaway from 8 to 11 a.m.

The Sexual Assault Support Group will hold a meeting Aug. 1 and Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at 101 West Main Street. All assistance is completely confidential. For more information, call 931-473-6221.


The annual Laurel Creek Cemetery Decoration will be held with the business meeting beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a covered dish lunch to follow. If you are unable to attend, contributions can be sent to Tammie Gribble, 393 Hennessee Bridge Road, Rock Island, TN 38581. For more information, call 931-224-8226.



If you have a caring heart and a little time to share, become a hospice volunteer. No experience is necessary. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, call Gail Evans at 888-537-3430.

Narconon New Life Retreat reminds families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Meth and opioids are on the rise in both rural and city areas. Learn the signs and protect your loved ones from drug abuse and addition. Narconon provides free drug education materials covering a wide range of topics. Call for your free drug education materials at (800) 432-1754.

Lucky CIC will be having a meeting Monday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.

The Vine Baptist Church, 65 Robinson Road, will be having a free yard sale. Household items, clothes and much more will be given away Saturday, Aug. 10 from 7 a.m. until noon.

The annual Shady Grove Picnic will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at the picnic grounds, 4976 Shady Grove Rd. in Morrison. There will be a petting zoo and kids games from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., bingo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and homemade ice cream and concessions begin at 10:30 a.m. Field games start at 2 p.m. and the cake walk 4 p.m., live music from 4:30 to 6 p.m., and live auction at 6 p.m. For more information, call 723-8717.

Applications for the Baby Show for babies 6 months to 48 months at the Warren County A&L Fair are now available at JC Penney, Ashley’s Attic, Kathy’s Formal Wear, Southern Standard and Warren County Extension Office. Completed forms and a $30 registration fee must be postmarked by Aug. 28 and mailed to: AAUW, P.O. Box 7053, or in person Aug. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. or Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Caney Fork Auditorium. No late applications will be accepted. The Baby Show is sponsored and directed by the American Association of University Women. For more information, call Joyce Britton at 808-8245.

Russell Cellular is ready for back to school. The store has decided to partner with Centertown School to bring new shoes to students in need. Donations can be made now through Aug. 31. For every “Hedgie’s Hometown Heroes” PopSocket purchased, Russell Cellular will give back 100 percent of the profit to Centertown School to purchase new shoes for their students. For more information, call 473-5134.