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Obion County Community News

Tiptonville, Tenn. -Reelfoot Lake State Park invites visitors to attend the annual eagle bus tours to observe bald eagles and waterfowl. Tours are conducted seven days a week through the end of February.

Main Street Christmas Tree LightingMain Street Union City presents the 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting, Monday, December 8, at 5:30 P.M.at the Obion County Courthouse with the Christmas Parade following at 7:00 P.M., in downtown Union City, TN. Master of Ceremonies, Joe Ward and invocation delivered by Crossword Church pastor, Jeremy Powell. Entertainment provided by Jaime Worrell, Obion County Children's Chorus, Union City Elementary Chorus Kids, and Voices of UCES. Christmas ornament winners from area schools will decorate the tree followed by 2014 Pride of Obion County, David Harris, lighting the tree. Santa will be in Merchants Park at 4:00 P.M. along with face painting by Gina Lyon. Popes Concessions will be set up in Merchants Park serving delicious food throughout the day beginning at 11:00 A.M., throughout the Christmas Parade. For more information, call Phyllis Rauchle at the Main Street office at 885-8330.

reelfootReelfoot Lake State Park has been working to update the bird of prey signage at the park and one of the goals was to create a new welcome sign for the Visitor Center detailing the History of our Eagle Tours. This has been an on going project since before my arrival but has just now been completed.

Obion County’s 2013 CornFest will begin on Sept. 7 with CornFest pageants and conclude with the Miss FallFest Pageants

"Tennessee has grown faster than any other state in the country"

Just a few years ago, Tennessee embarked on an ambitious plan to better prepare students for the future.

Lowe's donates $1500.00 every year to go toward a community project chosen by their employees. This year the employees at our Union City location have chosen to restore the historical Kiwanis Park in downtown Union City.