Greenfield City Recorder announces retirement during board meeting

One of the top items on the agenda at the Greenfield’s City Board meeting on Tuesday, March 13, was the announcement that City Recorder Randy Potts is retiring.   Potts announced that he will be retiring after 30 years as city recorder.   A resolution to approve the contract award for the 2016 CDBG water…

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Drug Take Back Box now located on UT Martin Campus

          Pictured with the county’s newest drug take-back box, located inside the UT Martin Department of Public Safety in Crisp Hall, are (l-r): Lt. Charles Jahr; Suzanne Harper, director of the Weakley County Prevention Coalition; Dr. Deborah Gibson, UT Martin professor of health and human performance and a member of the…

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Martin Police SRO Attends RAIDER Training

Jason Arant   Westview H.S. School Resource Officer Jason Arant recently attended special training in preparation for an active shooter.   The RAIDER Training program exposes first-on-scene responders to the tactical skills necessary to operate successfully in the unique tensions of an active shooter setting – a hostile environment, populated by large numbers of civilians,…

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Hope Outreach Women’s Shelter to open in Dresden

                Volunteer workers are seen working inside one of the rooms at the Hope Outreach Women’s Shelter in Dresden. Those pictured include (l to r): Dakota Terry, Darrick Doster, Brian Gallimore (program director), John Rawls and Dakota Bailey.     Work on a shelter for battered and abused…

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Martin Board approves $1.4 million fire station project

  The installation of a new fire station was at the top of the agenda, during the March meeting of the Martin City Board. Board members voted unanimously to approve a resolution accepting a bid to place a third fire station on the west side of Martin.   (See compete story in the March 21st…

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Dresden police officers complete K-9 handler training

                  Dresden Police officers Donovan Owens (left), seen with his K-9 ‘Kuzara’, and Bryan Chandler (right) pictured with ‘Hunter’, recently completed a week-long dog handler training course.   (See compete story in the March 21st issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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Sharon Board Rehires Ricky Cobb as Police Chief

Ricky Cobb was rehired as Sharon Police Chief, during Sharon City Board’s March meeting.   After months without adequate police protection, the City of Sharon now has a new police chief. The top item of discussion during the Sharon City Board’s March meeting was a recommendation by Mayor Monroe Ary to rehire Ricky Cobb as…

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Motorcyclists killed in two vehicle crash

Bucky Wells   Two motorcyclists were killed in a multi-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. Thursday in Gibson County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Bucky Wells of McKenzie, and 41-year-old Kimberly Cook are dead as a result of the accident. The THP report states that Wells and Cook were heading north…

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NOTICE TO CREDITOR

24005 Estate of JIMMIE ELAINE MAYNARD Notice is hereby given that on the 6TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2018, LETTERS TESTAMENTARY in respect of the estate JIMMIE ELAINE MAYNARD, who died DECEMBER 22, 2017 were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court for Weakley County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and nonresident,having claims matured or nonmatured,…

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