WESTVIEW WINS HOMECOMING GAME 52-16

      Westview’s game against the Obion County Central Rebels was the Chargers Homecoming. Alexis Callins was Football Homecoming Queen;  Kinzey Daniel was Freshman Maid; Elayna Loza was Sophomore Maid; Hallie Gray was Junior Maid, and Maggie Bratton was the Senior Maid and also crowned Homecoming Queen.     Westview hosted the Obion County…

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DRESDEN MIDDLE LIONS TOP JACKETS IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

  Dresden Middle school traveled to Greenfield for near shout out win against the Jackets in this district game. Dresden finished the game on top 39-8. Dresden will play this Thursday in another district game against Gleason while Greenfield will travel to Stewart County. (See complete story in the Sep. 18, 2019 issue of the…

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WCEMS EMPLOYEES RETURN FROM HURRICANE RELIEF MISSION 

  Weakley County Ambulance Service personnel EMT Shane Jones (front row, next to right) and paramedic Michael Carr (front row, far right) are seen with members of Team 2 at Bladen County EMS Central Station in North Carolina, where they were dispatched to handle emergency medical calls as Hurricane Dorian came along the eastern seaboard.…

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TWO ARRESTED FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED POLICE CHASE

  Cameron Taylor (left) and Taja Allen (right) were arrested on assorted charges following a high-speed police chase around rural Weakley County.   Two Tennessee men were captured Monday afternoon, after leading area law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase in Weakley County. Those arrested are 20-year-old Cameron Antonio Taylor of Martin, and 22-year-old Taja…

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GREENFIELD BOARD APPROVES PARTIAL PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES; SEATS NEW ALDERMEN

  Greenfield City Judge Langdon S. Unger (right) administers the oath of office to newly appointed alderpersons Mike Caudle and Karen Campbell prior to Thursday’s meeting of the Greenfield City Board.   GREENFIELD (Sept. 10) — Greenfield City Judge Langdon S. Unger, administered the oath of office to two new aldermen Thursday afternoon, just minutes…

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE OPTS FOR ONLINE DELINQUENT TAX SALE

  DRESDEN (Sept. 12) — During Thursday’s Financial Management Committee meeting, members decided to hold this year’s Weakley County delinquent tax property sale online for the first time, instead of having it at the courthouse. County Attorney Allison Whitledge and Clerk and Master Regina Van Cleave explained how the online auction would work and answered…

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COMMISSION APPROVES $3.4 MILLION FOR REPAIRS AND UPGRADES TO COURTHOUSE AND OTHER COUNTY BUILDINGS

  Commissioners voted to replace the HVAC system at the Weakley County Courthouse and make upgrades to other county buildings, during Monday night’s meeting of the Weakley County Commission. The price tag for the improvements amounts to $3.4 million.   DRESDEN (Sept. 16) — Commissioners authorized the expenditure of $3.4 million to resolve problems plaguing…

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Obituaries

DOROTHY PARHAM PARIS – Dorothy Jean Parham, 84 of Paris, formerly of Dresden, died Friday, September 13, 2019, at AHC Healthcare in Paris. Funeral services were Tuesday, September 17, at Bowlin Funeral, with Bro. Kerry Shopher, and Bro. Raymond Eaton officiating.  Burial followed in Sunset Cemetery. Dorothy was born May 20, 1935, in Martin, Tenn.…

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Two Additional Indictments for Homicide on Meadowbrook Drive

DRESDEN (September 11) — Weakley County Grand Jury has indicted two additional subjects in the shooting death of Luke Greene of 148 Meadowbrook Lane in Martin on May 11. Indicted were Kalib Jones, 20, of Scott’s Hill, Tenn. and Isiah Hart, 20, of Lexington, Tenn. Both were indicted for First Degree Murder and Especially Aggravated…

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LOCAL CADETS PROMOTED

                  (Sept. 7, 2019) — Henry County Composite Sqadron Civil Air Patrol promotes local Cadets. Front: Cadet Airman Savannah McKnight, of Gleason, promoted to Cadet Airman First Class. Cadet Airman First Class Colin Davis, of Paris, promoted to Cadet Senior Airman. Back: Cadet Airman First Class Angela Moubray, of…

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