Sharon Alderman Discusses Property Upkeep

            The Sharon city board’s January meeting was held on Tuesday, January 14, which had Alderman James G. Roberts make a short presentation to the board and attendees about Sharon and property upkeep. Roberts stated that in the past five years there have been many properties the city that were…

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Martin to Apply for Grant

                    The Martin city board met on Monday, January 14, to discuss plans for a grant that the city will be applying for which will go to sewer improvements.   The City of Martin will also have a Career Fair from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, January…

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Martin schools locked down over alleged domestic dispute

            On Friday, January 11, the Martin Police Department was notified by phone of a possible domestic issue in the area of Christine Street.   “We were given information that there were firearms inside the residence in question,” Assistant Chief Phillip Fuqua said. “Due to the close proximity of this…

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WCSD arrests four on meth and child endangerment charges

                      Four individuals are facing drug charges after officers found meth at a Dresden residence.   Wesley Daniel Hatchel, 40, of Dresden, was charged with possession of schedule 2 methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.   Brandy Faye McClure, age 38, of Dresden, was charged…

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Greenfield Board approves water rate hike

                The Greenfield Board of Mayor and Alderman held its first meeting of the new year when they met in the Greenfield Court Room on Tuesday, January 8.   Much of the meeting involved discussion concerning raising the city’s water rates. Additionally, the City of Greenfield has just…

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Gleason’s new Police Chief Addresses City Board

                      Gleason Police Chief Paul Eddlemon (right) welcomes newly hired Police Officer Jacob Howington to the Gleason Police Department, during Thursday night’s meeting of the Gleason Board of Mayor and Aldermen.     Gleason Police Chief Paul Eddlemon, who was appointed to the position in…

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First baby of New Year born in Weakley County

                      Weakley County’s first baby of the New Year was born at 12:31 a.m., on Wednesday, January 2, at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin. The 6 lb. 1 oz., 18 ½ inch long, newborn baby girl was named Maryelise Claire Spraggs by her…

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One transported following semi accident in Dresden

                  The driver of a semi tractor trailer was transported to West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin for treatment of possible injuries sustained when the truck he was driving ran off the road and struck a tree.   Dresden police and firefighters, along with Weakley County…

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