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Saturday, October 22

15th Annual St. Jude Charity Car & Truck Show

Hosted by Parkway Christian Auto Club 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 2159 N. Highland Ave. in Jackson. Live music, bake sale, etc. For more information: Gary Lentz 731-217-3130. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Saturday, October 22

Cruise In for St. Jude

Hosted by Huntingdon Elks Lodge from 12-6 p.m. Classic cars, motorcycles, trucks, and ATVs will be on display. Food, music, and a Chinese auction will round out the day. Proceeds benefit St. Jude and the Elks Movie with Santa happening in December.

Sunday, October 23

175th Homecoming Celebration

Prospect Baptist Church in Hollow Rock will celebrate the church’s 175 year history. Speaker Blane DeLoach, Director of the Carroll-Benton Baptist Association; Special music and a brief history of the church featured, with lunch to follow the service. Services begin at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, October 29

Republican Party Annual Pasta & Politics

Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center; Special guests Sen. Blackburn, Rep. Kustoff, author Loren Spivack – Freedom Fighter, Mayor Butler, Commissioner and GOP Chair Ostiguy, GOP Chairman Scott Golden and Candidate Brock Martin.

Sunday, October 30
Harvest Day 

Greenfield First Baptist Church, 3127 N. Meridian St. in Greenfield. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. with southern gospel group Endless Highway.  A potluck meal will follow the service. Worship attendance goal is 300.  Everyone is invited to come join us!

Saturday, November 5
Thanksgiving Dinner Benefit
All you can eat turkey and dressing with all the trimmings. 1-7 p.m. at Rosser Post 1370, Hwy. 219 in Huntingdon. There will also be an arts & craft show. For reservations, call 731-358-9155.

ONGOING

The Shepherds Table

The community kitchen serves meals on the third Tuesday of the month at First Presbyterian Church, 19835 E. Main St. Meals are served restaurant style with drive through available after 6pm. Free and open to the public. If you would like to volunteer, call 731-415-9199 and leave a message or email [email protected] or PO Box 651 in Huntingdon

Blessing Box

At Hollow Rock Methodist Church, Seminary St. Food available for anyone in need. Church service 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mickey Lewis 

COVID Convalescent Plasma

Donors needed. For more info: www.lifelinebloodserv.org/covid19-convalescent-plasma.

COVID Testing

Carroll County Health Department offers take home COVID testing kits.

County Line Missionary Baptist Church

Blessings Box & FM Radio

Blessing Box – filled with emergency food located in our parking lot on Hwy. 22 at county line. Also, our 11 a.m. sermon is broadcast on 87.9 FM.

Free Medicare, TennCare Information

Free information can be obtained by calling 731-588-1434. Anyone may ask questions about Medicare and TennCare.

Narconon

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754.

Flag Sales

American Legion sells 3’x5’ flags, flag poles that turn with the wind, and grave marker flags as a part of fundraising efforts. American Legion can also take American Flags that are in poor condition to properly retire them. For info: 731-986-9456 or 731-986-1346.

Prayer on the Square

Held the second Saturday monthly at 9 a.m. and lasts about one hour. Meet in the building called The Network at 109 Court Square. Hosted by First Baptist Church of Huntingdon. All denominations welcome. Coordinator: Retired Colonel James Harding, 731-415-0427 or [email protected]

Veterans Honor Guard

Veterans Honor Guard of Parkers Crossroads is seeking new members. Meetings and training: Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. at 2150 Wildersville Rd. in Wildersville. Any honorably discharged veteran may stop by to speak to members, ask questions, or offer suggestions. Ceremonies, programs, and presentations are given on a volunteer basis. For info: Secretary Keith Hair 252-0129 or Sergeant at Arms Sherman Boyd 225-0613.

Overeaters Anonymous

Held at 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Baptist Memorial Hospital Community Room. For anyone struggling with food addiction or an eating disorder.

Carroll County Adult Education Classes Set

Huntingdon location: Adult Education Building, 14155 Paris St. Office hours: Mon/Tues/Thu, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Classes offered for one-on-one instruction on Mondays from 1-4 p.m. Classes also offered Thursdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. For more info: 731-364-5481. It’s never too late to learn!

Carroll County Senior Choir

Attention Senior Citizens: The Carroll County Senior Choir is looking for new members. If you enjoy singing and bringing joy to others, please consider joining. The choir sings Mondays at one of the retirement homes in Carroll County. Call 986-1985 if interested.

Bruceton American Legion

The Bruceton American Legion Post 180 for veterans, meets on the second Monday of each month, 7 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 125 Wall St. in Hollow Rock. Veterans are invited to visit. For more info: 731-586-7443 or 731-586-7556.

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