GREENFIELD CITY BOARD APPROVES FIRST READING OF 2019-2020 BUDGET

Weakley County Economic Development Director Shelby Spurgeon     The Greenfield Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the first reading of the city’s 2019-2020 budget and tax rate, during Thursday night’s regular monthly meeting at Greenfield City Hall. The good news for local taxpayers is that the budget contains no property tax increase, leaving it…

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Weakley County Schools hosts Valedictorian / Salutatorian Luncheon

                        Weakley County Schools and Director Randy Frazier recently held their annual Valedictorian / Salutatorian luncheon on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Valedictorians and Salutatorians from all four high schools were honored.  They are (l to r) seated: Dresden Salutatorian – Loral Winn; Gleason Salutatorian…

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WEAKLEY COUNTY GRADUATES 286 SENIORS

                Dresden H.S. graduates participate in commencement ceremonies Friday night.       Weakley County’s four high schools held commencement ceremonies Friday night, graduating a total of 286 seniors. There were 79 seniors who walked down the aisles to receive their diplomas at Dresden; Gleason had 30 graduates; Greenfield handed…

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MARTIN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN MEADOWBROOK DRIVE SHOOTING

                      Martin Police Investigators have made an arrest in the recent shooting which took the life of 23-year-old Luke Greene of 148 Meadowbrook Lane in Martin on May 11th. Martin Police have arrested 20-year-old Raschad La’Shawn Windham of Three Point Road in Martin. Windham has…

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NEW HILLVIEW ADMINISTRATOR DISCUSSES EXPANSION OF SERVICES

                      Mr. Larry Sherwood, administrator at Hillview Community Living Center in Dresden, says he loves his new job and the people he gets to work with everyday.      There are improvements planned for Hillview Community Living Center, located at 897 Evergreen Street in Dresden,…

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TWO ARRESTED IN DRESDEN DRUG RAID

                      Law enforcement officers from the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department and the Dresden Police Department arrested two people on drug charges Tuesday, May 14 after they executed a search warrant at 301 West North Street in Dresden.   The officers recovered methamphetamine, marijuana, hydrocodone pills,…

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Obituaries

Luke Anthony Greene Luke A. Greene, age 23 of Martin, died May 11.  Funeral services were held May 17 at Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield. Mr. Greene was born April 28, 1996 to Stephen Raymond Greene and Lola Catherine Greene (Kandee).  He is survived by his parents; his sister, Jessica Rae Greene; and loving niece…

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UT-Martin student killed in stabbing incident

                      Decora Chanice Alexander   A University of Tennessee Martin dancer was found stabbed to death over the weekend at her ex-boyfriend’s home in Union City. The Obion County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of 20-year-old Decora Chanice Alexander of South Fulton, which occurred…

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Sharon man facing child rape charge

                A Sharon man accused of child rape was arraigned in Weakley County General Sessions Court on Friday. Gerald Michael Belt, 40, of Sharon, is charged with Rape of a Child on May 10. (See complete story in the May 15th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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