300 Mile Race Comes Through Weakley County

Runners came through Weakley County on Thursday, June 12 as part of the Last Annual Vols State Run. The annual race is over 300 miles that starts in Missouri goes through Tennessee and ends in Georgia.   (See compete story in the July 18th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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Dresden is getting a new mural

              Artist Clay Palmer is painting a mural on the wall of a building located across the street from the farmers market in Dresden. The mural will include the Train Depo, Black Angus cows, irises, and the Moran House.

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Sharon receives CDBG fire protection grant

The City of Sharon is one of 70 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) recipients, which recently received a combined total of nearly $28 million in Community Development Block Grants.   The CDBG grants were awarded to assist communities with infrastructure improvements, health and safety initiatives and façade improvements in downtown commercial districts.   Sharon received…

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MTD Products to create 200 jobs in Martin

MTD Consumer Group Inc. officials have announced that the manufacturer will invest $10 million in its Martin operations over the next five years.   MTD is Weakley County’s largest private employer and a leading global manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial outdoor power equipment under brands such as Cub Cadet and Troy-Bilt. The company…

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Greenfield Police Department Policies Amended

The Greenfield City Board amended Police Department policies, during their regular monthly meeting on July 10. Police Chief Joey Radford requested the board change the Greenfield Police Department’s policy to include Walter State Community College as a certifiable police academy, in addition to the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. Another policy change he requested is…

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Greenfield Board discusses SRO program

  The Greenfield City Board heard from Weakley County Sheriff Mike Wilson concerning a proposed countywide School Resource Officer (SRO) program during their regular monthly meeting on July 10.   “The County Commission will vote on this July 26. It’s already passed every committee and it’s in the budget, and I’m 99.9 percent sure it’s…

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Gleason Board forms Dog Pound Committee to address concerns

During Thursday night’s regular monthly meeting, members of the Gleason City Board decided to form a Dog Pound Committee, after hearing a report concerning repairs that need to be made at the City Pound.   A Dog Pound Committee, which was formed during the meeting, is composed of Aldermen Doug Johnson and Jim Phelps, Dog…

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