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Leaders Credit Union Introduces New Union City Branch Community PresidentJACKSON, Tenn. (Nov 1, 2016) - Leaders Credit Union , member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to introduce Jacob Crowe as Community President for its Union City branch location effective January 1, 2017. Crowe will be working to promote the Leaders brand as a passionate, premiere banking partner among its members and the community. Crowe will be responsible for branch office management, business volume, deposits, loan portfolios and banking relationships.

"Jacob and his family have deep ties to the Obion County community, and his business acumen and banking experience will be instrumental in growing and supporting the members of the credit union," said Todd Swims, President and CEO of Leaders Credit Union.

Friends of Reelfoot Lake State Park Host EventIt's almost time for the 2nd annual Friends of RLSP Membership Drive, Dinner, & Silent Auction, scheduled for Saturday, November the 19th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. The event will be held in the Ellington Hall Auditorium at the Reelfoot Lake Visitor Center, (also known as R.C. Donaldson Memorial Museum and Nature Center). We would be honored to have you join us, so please come enjoy a great meal, fun fellowship, special music, and programs that are sure to help your family and friends take home some very special memories! Oh, and an opportunity to bid on some great items in our Silent Auction.

I-69 Project RevivedUNION CITY - Four years after Tennessee officials stopped work on an interstate project that would connect Memphis with Canada and Mexico, the clouds of dust swirling around heavy construction equipment here signal a stark change in state policy.

The Interstate 69 project is on again - but it's not being built to Memphis. At least not for the foreseeable future.

This November Shop Local!Time to start Christmas shopping! Take a picture at your favorite Obion County store and use the hashtag #OCTNShopLocal for your chance to win a prize basket worth over $200!

Winner will be chosen on Wednesday, November 30th at noon.

Children's Discovery Garden to open at Discovery ParkOfficials at Discovery Park of America are announcing the largest expansion that the park has had since it opened in November of 2013 with the addition of a Children's Discovery Garden, with an expected cost of over one-half million dollars.

"I'm excited," said CEO Jim Rippy. "I think this is one of the biggest improvements we have made," he added.

Obion County Fair WeekOn August 22nd we held a ribbon cutting at The Obion County Fair! It was a great way to kick of a week full of fair fun! We loved getting to spend time with our community, support chamber members, eat fair food, and we even set up a chamber booth!