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6 Reasons Why You Should Get Help For Your Mental Health

By Stan Popovich Many people underestimate the impact that mental illness can have on an individual or family. It can be difficult to admit that you have a mental health problem in your life. Secondly, it can be just as difficult in getting the people you know to understand your situation without making any kinds…

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Threat at Dresden High School Leads to Investigation: Victim’s father enraged with school’s response to threat

By Shannon Taylor Editor A threat of violence at Dresden High School (DHS) on Wednesday, Feb. 14 has sparked some concerns by a parent on whether school administrators reacted appropriately to the incident. On Friday, Feb. 16, Weakley County Sheriff Terry McDade sent out a press release stating, “On 2-16-2024 Sheriff Terry McDade and SRO…

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Sweetheart Couple Meet the Lovebirds: Corey & Candy Earley

By Shannon Taylor, Editor  Love is in the air and this year’s sweetheart couple are showcased due to their celebration of love and devotion within our community. Corey and Candy Earley have been together for 29 years. They just recently moved to Martin last year and are new to the community. Candy describes her husband…

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Gun Show, Tornado Sirens and Trash Service Discussed at Dresden Board

By Shannon Taylor, Editor The City of Dresden approved a CDBG Grant application resolution for storm sirens at their Monday, Feb. 5 meeting. “We’re going to roll the dice and see if that happens. They’re not generally approved, but we need a funding source,” Mayor Mark Maddox said.  Mr. Ronald Legans requested to hold a…

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13th Annual Upper West TN Special Olympics Polar Plunge a Success

13th Annual Upper West TN Special Olympics Polar Plunge a Success By Shannon Taylor, Editor The 13th Annual Upper West TN Special Olympics Polar Plunge was held this past Saturday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. at Aloha Pool and Spas on Reelfoot Avenue in Union City.  The event, started in 2011, raises funds for the…

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Obituaries – published 12.14.23

Joe Clement Harris, D.D.S.  1945 – 2023 Joe Clement Harris died peacefully at his home on December 5, 2023, at the age of 78. Joe was born in Dresden, Tennessee on November 5, 1945. He was preceded in death by his father, Emerson Sidney Harris, and his mother, Alva Josephine Harris Robinson. Joe is survived…

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Saturday Marks Wreaths Across America Day

Local organizers exceed sponsorship goal On Wreaths Across America Day 2023 all veterans in each of the four cemeteries included in TNCEMT, the location identified with WAA, which serves Weakley and Obion counties, will be honored with the placement of live, balsam veterans’ wreaths. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Dresden American…

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Sharon Alumni Host 70th Class Reunion: 1953-2023

CELEBRATING 70 YEARS – The Sharon High School Class of 1953 recently held its 70th Class Reunion at the home of Hoyt and Paula Green. The Sharon High School class of 1953 had 26 graduates, of which, 13 class members are still living. Five classmates were not able to attend the reunion. Pictured are the…

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