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Young Runners Qualify for State

MEMPHIS (October 16) – Members of Dresden Middle School and Greenfield Junior High School will be sending runners to the Cross Country State Tournament this Saturday in Knoxville. Schools met at Shelby Farms in Memphis Saturday, October 16, for middle school teams to run a two-mile race. The top five teams and the top 25…

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Gleason Board Pays Tribute to Browning

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com GLEASON (October 18) — Monday night’s Gleason City Board meeting was somewhat somber, due to the passing of Alderman Danny Browning, whose life was cut short, due to the COVID-19 virus. A moment of silence was offered for Browning. The absence of the Alderman was much more profound as Browning’s empty…

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Survivors Gather for Relay For Life

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com MARTIN (October 16) – The Weakley County Relay For Life held its 2021 Relay themed, “Light the Night,” at the Martin Recreational Complex Saturday, October 16. This year’s Relay For Life was similar to last year’s event, with no vender booths and a drive-through survivor parade, instead of the typical survivor…

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Gleason raceway Park Hosts Come Up, Warm Up

COME UP, WARM UP – The Come Up, Warm Up competition at the Gleason Raceway Park brought street muscle, hot rods and everything in between to the drag strip Saturday afternoon. The event was a qualifier for The Come Up ¼ Million Dollar Small Tire Invitational in Crossville next weekend. The winner claimed a $4,000…

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Weakley County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Has New Leadership

BY SABRINA BATES sabrina@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (October 6) – The last 18 months have brought challenges and changes to the medical field. On a local level, the locally-owned, taxpayer-owned skilled nursing facility, Weakley County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center located just outside of Dresden, has seen its share of adjustments. Steven Totty now leads the team at…

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Families May Be Eligible for Internet Discounts

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 19) – Households with a child who was approved to receive free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) during the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year, including children who attend schools participating in the…

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Maj. Gen. Baker Retires from Tennessee National Guard

NASHVILLE (October 17) – After 41 years of service, Maj. Gen. Tommy H. Baker, a Huntingdon resident, retired from the Tennessee National Guard on Sunday, October 17. Since September 2018, Baker served as Tennessee’s Deputy Adjutant General and was responsible for the training and oversight of more than 12,000 Soldiers and Airmen in the Tennessee…

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Martin Board Looking to Clean Up City

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com MARTIN (October 11) — During the October 11 meeting of the Martin Board of Mayor and Aldermen, members discussed a $524,689 CDBG sewer grant, a Hotel Occupancy Tax, a rezoning ordinance, and several revisions to the City of Martin Code of Ordinances dealing with property codes. Martin Receives $524,689 Sewer Grant…

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WC Schools Continues Focus on Success Transitions

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 8) – Teacher Matt Castleman made sure each member of the VIEW Crew knew their task and was prepared to load the Thursday morning cart with 6-, 8-, and 10-ounce cups of hot cocoa and coffees ranging from pumpkin spice to plain. Within minutes…

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WCSO Promotes ‘Slow Down Tennessee’

DRESDEN – The Weakley County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to promote “Slow Down Tennessee.” From now through October 29, Weakley County Sheriff’s Office will increase education and enforcement efforts to help reduce speeding-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities statewide. The public is encouraged to participate by using #Slow Down…

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