KENTUCKY MAN INDICTED ON SEX CRIME CHARGES

  Tyler NightengaleTyler Nightengale   (Sept. 16) — A Kentucky man is facing rape charges involving an underage minor. Tyler Nightengale, 18, of Kirksey, Kentucky, was indicted by the September term of the Weakley County Grand Jury on two counts of rape of a child. The defendant is free on $5,000 bond while awaiting his October…

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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH

  Malcolm Xavier Beckett   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — Union City police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday that resulted the death of a Union City man with Weakley County ties. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400…

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DRESDEN CONDEMNATION BOARD TAKES ACTION ON DILAPIDATED PROPERTIES

  During Tuesday night’s condemnation hearing, the Dresden Condemnation Board ordered an unoccupied building, located at 210 E. Maple Street in Dresden, be demolished and the lot cleared.   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — The Dresden Condemnation Board met at Dresden City Hall on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to decide the fate of 10 dilapidated properties.…

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BOB MOSELEY NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF THE GREENFIELD FIRE PREVENTION PARADE 

  Bob Moseley has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.Bob Moseley has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.   GREENFIELD (Sept. 25) — Lifelong Greenfield resident Robert “Bob” Moseley, has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.   Over the years,…

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COURT DATE SET FOR MARTIN MAN CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES INVOLVING A MINOR

  Austin Payne  DRESDEN (Sept. 16) — A court date is set for a Martin man facing assorted sex charges involving a minor.Martin resident Austin Cole Payne is charged with especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and photographing in violation of privacy.   The defendant’s preliminary hearing in Weakley County General Sessions Court is…

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GLEASON MAN CHARGED WITH HARASSMENT, DRUG VIOLATIONS

Jason Lee Kelley   GLEASON (Sept. 18) — A Gleason man is facing criminal charges in separate incidents, following a police investigation into allegations of death threats and bomb making. According to a court affidavit, on September 18, 31-year-old Jason Lee Kelley of 2032 Hwy 22, Gleason, was arrested and charged with harassment, and possession…

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Obituaries

JEFFREY MONROE ELLIS SHARON – Jeffrey Monroe Ellis, 64, of Sharon died September 16, 2019 at West Tenn. Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin. Funeral services were Friday, September 19 in Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sharon. Bro. James Hazelwood officiated the service. Jeff Ellis was born September 14, 1955 in…

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FIRE CAUSES MINOR DAMAGE AT HUCK’S CONVENIENCE STORE

  MARTIN. (Sep. 17, 2019) — Martin Fire Department responded to a fire reported at a local convenience store on Tuesday, September 17.   According to Martin Fire Chief Jamie Summers, a fire call came in at 6:25 p.m. for Huck’s Convenience Store, located at 424 N. Lindell St., and firefighters were on the scene…

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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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