New police officers Introduced To City Aldermen

During Monday night’s Dresden Board meeting, Mayor Washburn introduced three recently hired police officers and swore in one of the officers. Those pictured are (l to r): Joseph Bates, Bryan Chandler, and Thomas Travis; Chief Steve Howe and Mayor Jeff Washburn.     Three newly hired police officers for the Dresden Police Department were introduced…

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Obitituaries

Santa’s Helpers Closed This Week Due to extreme cold temperatures and the overload of donations with limited space, Santa’s Helpers will not be open this week.  Anybody that is in need of food and coats, please contact 731-364-3130 or 731-819-3635 and leave a message.  Santa’s Helpers is in need of volunteers that will help organize…

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New Years Eve fire claims rural home

  Firefighters responded to a New Year’s Eve blaze that destroyed the mobile home of a rural Weakley County family located between Dresden and Palmersville.     According to a Dresden fire report, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31, members of the Dresden Fire Department were dispatched to the home of David McClure, located…

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Paris police officer and THP trooper injured in New Year’s Eve crash

  Ptl. Robert Jacob Howington   A Paris Police officer and Tennessee Highway Patrol state trooper were injured in a New Year’s Eve accident in Paris, involving a Paris Police Department patrol car and a Tennessee Highway Patrol vehicle.     According to a THP report, there was a two-vehicle collision involving Paris Police Department…

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Local officials recall highlights of 2017; discuss changes for 2018

Dresden Farmers Market is seen from the new walking trail on the other side of Linden Street. The trail goes all the way from the intersection of Morrow Street, past Dresden Farmers Market, and continues to American Drive and the intersection of Evergreen Street. Park benches, trash cans and restroom facilities are available for local…

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Year-In-Review – Top Stories of 2017 (Pt. I)

      Some of the top stories reported in the Dresden Enterprise during 2017 are highlighted in Part I of our two-part Year-In-Review series.   This article recounts many newsworthy events, beginning with the month of January and continuing through June. These articles are grouped in chronological order as they were published.   (See…

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‘Shop with Sheriff Smith and Justice’ fills local youngsters with holiday joy

Those volunteering to participate in this year’s ‘Shop with Sheriff Smith and Justice’ holiday shopping spree included local police officers and other Weakley County officials, as well as family members and friends who helped guide the children while they were shopping.     The second annual ‘Shop with Sheriff Smith and Justice’ program made the…

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