FRAZIER’S 10 YEARS NOTED

  Randy Frazier (center) received recognition for his 10 years of service as Weakley County Director of Schools at the recent Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) awards banquet. Dale Lynch, TOSS Director, and Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn presented Frazier with a framed, signed print from Tennessee artist Michael Sloan.    

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ROBERTS MAKES DHS HISTORY WITH DISTRICT WIN; ADVANCES TO REGIONAL

  Grant Roberts   Dresden High School’s Grant Roberts won the individual district golf championship on Monday, September 23 at Persimmon Hills Golf Course in Sharon.   Roberts shot a 74 to become the first boys individual district champion in the program’s history.   With the win, Roberts advances to the regional tournament.    

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LION’S HOMECOMING BRINGS WIN OVER JR. BULLDOGS

  The 2019 Dresden Middle School Homecoming court was presented flowers and a trophy by the school’s cheerleaders. The Homecoming court was: Isabell Cantrell as Queen, 8th Grade Maid Anniston Perry, 7th Grade Maid Kaylee Jarred, 6th Grade Maid Peyton McMackin, and Sabrina Vieyra as 5th Grade Maid.   DRESDEN (September 19) The Dresden Middle…

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DRESDEN HOMECOMING ROYALTY

  The 2019 Dresden High School Homecoming Royalty included (left to right): Freshman Maid – Keely Mathis, Junior Maid – Molly Maddox, Queen – Emma Winstead, Senior Maid – Brooke Parker, and Sophomore Maid – Anna Lackey. Royalty attendants are Crown Bearer – Rhett Dunn and Flower Girl – Remi- Kate Slone.    

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GREENFIELD SQUEEZES OUT SIX-POINT WIN OVER DRESDEN

    Greenfield Yellowjacket runningback Trevon Watkins (#3) is shown carrying the ball in a play against the Dresden Lions on Friday night. The Yellowjackets won the game, 26-18, and improved their season record to 5-0 with the win.   Greenfield will host Fulton County (KY) next Friday night and the Dresden Lions (1-4) will…

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KENTUCKY MAN INDICTED ON SEX CRIME CHARGES

  Tyler NightengaleTyler Nightengale   (Sept. 16) — A Kentucky man is facing rape charges involving an underage minor. Tyler Nightengale, 18, of Kirksey, Kentucky, was indicted by the September term of the Weakley County Grand Jury on two counts of rape of a child. The defendant is free on $5,000 bond while awaiting his October…

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DRESDEN WOMAN KILLED IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH NEAR SHARON

  SHARON (Sept. 22) — A Dresden woman who was airlifted from the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 45 and Old Hwy 45 in Sharon Sunday afternoon later died of her injuries. According to Tennessee State Trooper Chris Johnstone, at approximately 12:27 p.m., Susan Bell Ray, 61, of Dresden was…

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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH

  Malcolm Xavier Beckett   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — Union City police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday that resulted the death of a Union City man with Weakley County ties. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400…

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DRESDEN CONDEMNATION BOARD TAKES ACTION ON DILAPIDATED PROPERTIES

  During Tuesday night’s condemnation hearing, the Dresden Condemnation Board ordered an unoccupied building, located at 210 E. Maple Street in Dresden, be demolished and the lot cleared.   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — The Dresden Condemnation Board met at Dresden City Hall on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to decide the fate of 10 dilapidated properties.…

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