Area Breaking News

DeDe McClure named Dresden Community Development Director

DeDe McClure DeDe McClure of Dresden has been hired as the City of Dresden’s new Community Development Director. McClure’s first day on the job was Wednesday, March 22. She replaces Lauren (Bean) Fletcher, who resigned from the position in December 2016, in order to accept the job of Assistant Director of the Tipton County Chamber…

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Rang resigns as Dresden football coach, headed to Gatlinburg-Pittman

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor It turns out there’s no place like home. Derek Rang confirmed he is leaving Dresden High School early Tuesday afternoon after a meeting with the Lion football team. Rang – who skippered DHS to an undefeated 15-0 campaign and the Class A state championship in 2016 – is heading east and…

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Lady Lions, Westview girls both ousted in State quarterfinals

The girls’ basketball teams from both Dresden High School and Westview High School were eliminated from their respective state tournaments in Murfreesboro on Thursday. The Lady Lions fell in the Class A quarterfinals via a 64-52 margin to Summertown. Meanwhile, W’view dropped a 54-51 overtime decision to Galtinburg-Pittman in the 2A quarterfinals. See full game…

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Lady Lions, Westview girls both headed to Murfreesboro

A cumulative total of two points made all the difference in lifting a pair of Weakley County teams to their respective upcoming state tournaments on Saturday night. In Class A, Dresden – hosting a sectional game for the first time since 1990 – edged Middleton 39-38 on Saturday to advance to next week’s state tournament.…

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