Obion County Schools Honors Retirees
Union City, Tenn.–Obion County Schools celebrated the retirement of two of their favorite people Friday. Julie Kendall, Student Database Administrator, and Diane Terry, Front Desk Receptionist, will be leaving before the new school year begins to hit the road in their campers. Julie has worked at the office for 37 and Diane has been with the district for 29 1/2 years. (Lauren Kendall/Obion Co. Schools photo).
Tennessee Highway Patrol to Hold Checkpoint in Obion County on Friday
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a checkpoint in Obion County on Friday night. Reports said the Highway Patrol will hold the Sobriety Roadside Safety Checkpoint on U.S.-45 at the Obion River Bridge. The time of the checkpoint has been announced for 11:00. Troopers will be evaluating drivers for...
Obion County’s Olin Johnson Advances in TSSAA State Tennis Tournament
Obion County’s Olin Johnson was a winner in his first tennis match on Thursday at the TSSAA Spring Fling. In Class 1A singles play, Johnson defeated Chris Plaster, of Meigs County, 2-0. Johnson will now face Tobias Mandeville, of Merroll Hyde, at 2:00 this afternoon. The winner of this...
Johnson Falls to Mandeville in Class 1A Tennis Semi-Finals
Obion County Central’s Olin Johnson fell to Tobias Mandeville in the Class 1A tennis semi-finals at the TSSAA Spring Fling on Thursday. Mandeville, of Merrol Hyde, won the match 2-0. Mandeville will now face Ethan Porterfield, of CSAS, in the championship on Friday.
60% of Tennessee third graders at risk of retention due to TCAP reading scores
There’s both good and bad news involving elementary school reading requirements in one of our local states. The Tennessee Department of Education is boasting about historic gains in third-grade reading. Forty percent of third graders scored proficient or higher on the recent standardized test. That's up 5% from the...
Graduation Wraps up the School Year for Obion County School System
5/19/22- As another school year comes to a close, the Obion County School System recently celebrated the accomplishments of its graduating seniors from South Fulton High School and Obion County Central High School. The graduation ceremonies, held on the 19th of May, were filled with pride, excitement, and gratitude.
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Recent Grads Learn More About Distracted Driving
Union City, Tenn.–Recent Obion County Central High School graduates who attended Project Graduates participated in a simulated distracted driving exercise using the Driving Simulator provided by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. According to the Obion County Sheriff’s Office, teen drivers are four times more likely to be involved a distracted driving crash than adults. It’s important to take every opportunity to teach them the dangers of picking up their phones behind the wheel. Thank you to Lt Dowell with Union City Police for helping School Resource Officer Carr set everything up. Obion County Sheriff’s Office photo.
West TN Lane Closures May 24-31, 2023
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South Fulton Senior Student Wins Agriculture Award
A South Fulton senior was presented an award for his work in agriculture. Obion County Schools Communications Director Lauren Kendall said Chandler Harmon was awarded the General William Hicks Agriculture Leadership Award. Harmon was nominated by South Fulton Agriculture teacher, and FFA Advisor Griff Strode, with the honor presented by...
Obion County School System Graduates Seniors at South Fulton and Obion Central
The Obion County School System have delivered diplomas to their senior students. School Communications Director Lauren Kendall said the first to graduate last Friday was South Fulton High School, with the event a culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Lillian Holzner was honored as the Valedictorian, while...
Obion Co. Graduations Wrap Up School Year In Style
Obion County, Tenn.–As another school year comes to a close, the Obion County School System recently celebrated the accomplishments of its graduating seniors from South Fulton High School and Obion County Central High School. The graduation ceremonies, held on the 19th of May, were filled with pride, excitement, and gratitude.
Obion County Central Graduation Services Moved Indoors; Tickets Required to Attend
Due to the possibility of rain, the Obion County Central High School graduation services tonight have been moved indoors. Graduation will now take place at 7:30 in the gymnasium, and tickets will be required to attend. School officials say no bags, or purses, will be allowed in the building unless...
Obion County Rebels Tennis Player Headed to Spring Fling
Obion County’s Olin Johnson has secured his spot in the TSSAA Spring Fling next week. School Communications Director Lauren Kendall said Johnson advanced to Murfreesboro as the District Singles Champion. The State Tournament will take place in Murfreesboro next week.
US Marshals seek man wanted on federal drug trafficking offenses
JACKSON, Tenn. — The US Marshals have released a wanted poster for a man wanted on federal drug trafficking offenses. Marshals say that Matthew Culver has a violent criminal history including firearms, narcotics, evading arrest, and parole violations. Marshals suspect that he may be in Graves, Fulton, or Hickman...
Obion County Central High Top Students Named
Troy, Tenn.–Obion County Central High School officials have announced this year’s top students: Valedictorian Lani Taylor and Salutatorian Avery Hill. “We are so proud of their academic achievements”, school officials said.
Riding The Bull At Lake Road School
Obion County, Tenn.–Principal Linda Crigger was caught riding the mechanical bull during Lake Road School’s Field Day this week. Obion County Schools photo.
Showdown at the Obion County School District's Academic Bowl 2023
Obion County, TN- The much-anticipated School District Academic Bowl took place on May 12, 2023, showcasing the intellect and teamwork of talented students from within the district. The event brought together bright minds from every school, all eager to test their knowledge.
Obion County Central High School Recognizes Top 10 for 22-23 School Year
Obion County, TN 5/11/23- Obion County Central High School (OCCHS) recently hosted its highly anticipated Top 10 Award Evening, an event that recognizes the outstanding achievements of the school's top-performing students. The evening was a celebration of academic excellence and a demonstration of gratitude to the students and teachers.
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