The 6th Annual Battle of Paris Landing & Living History will be held this weekend at Paris Landing State Park. Hours are from 9 a.m. to dusk on Saturday, October 16 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. There will be plenty of activities all day, with cake walk, hay rides, reenactments, tent cities, period music all day, Civil War camp with nurses’ tents, relics, beekeeping, vendors selling chili, chili pies, hot dogs and more. Colton Sanders will speak both days on the importance of the Tennessee River in the Civil War.
The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to a magical event from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 at the Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes. Howl-o-Ween: Detention with Hagrid will include multiple natural history programs based on the beloved fantasy world of wizards and witches! You have earned a detention with Hagrid! Touch the Portkey to be transported into the Forbidden Forest to help Hagrid care for his Fantastic Beasts. Help find Aldo the baby Sasquatch, seek for the misplaced Golden Snitch, and census the forest for magical creatures. Costumes are welcome and
Lifeline Blood Services announced today that blood donations are once again at a critically low level and that they may run out of blood this week for hospitals in West Tennessee. “If we do not see an increase in donors this week, it is quite possible that we will run out of blood for West Tennessee’s hospitals,” said Caitlin Roach, Marketing Manager with Lifeline. “We realize that people have a lot on their minds, but we are begging those who can donate blood to make giving a priority.” The low levels look the same across much of the country. Last
Schools across the country are attempting to address learning loss as the result of the pandemic. Weakley County Schools have several activities and programs planned, including an After School Scholars program set to launch in January. The program will provide tutors in reading and math for 90 minutes twice a week for students in grades 1-12. The planned after school program takes its name from the successful Summer Scholars program which preliminary indicators show successfully helped reduce the typical “summer slide” experienced during summer vacation. Angie Rushing, the director of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) 3.0, is
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