Weakley County Backpack Program provides food for hungry youngsters

Dresden H.S. Beta Club members were among a group of volunteers from across Weakley County that met at the Dresden First Baptist Church Family Life Center on Tuesday, Sep. 4, to pack food bags for local students.   Local volunteers gathered at the Dresden First Baptist Church Family Life Center Tuesday, Sep. 4, to pack…

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Lions Take Down Falcons

                  Dresden Lions Divers Lockhart, runs the ball in the Lions 60-40 win over Lake County. Dresden traveled to Lake County last Friday night to play against Lake County Falcons.  The Lions pulled off a win, 60-40, over the Falcons in a game that was considered a…

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Greenfield High has Dramatic Win

The Greenfield High School Yellowjackets hosted the South Fulton Red Devils, for the Yellowjackets homecoming game on Friday, August 31.   The Greenfield Yellowjackets won their homecoming game 19-18.   (See complete story in the September 5th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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Donna Winstead Snyder honored during retirement reception

Retiring Weakley County Register of Deeds, Donna Winstead Snyder, bid farewell to her many friends and fellow employees, during a retirement reception held in her honor on Tuesday, August 28th.  Those pictured are (l to r): Starla Cooper, 1st deputy; Donna Winstead Snyder; and April Jones, newly elected register of deeds.  

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Tater Town ends with parade

The 45th Annual Tater Town Special ended Saturday, September 1, after an amazing parade was held in downtown Gleason. The Tater Town Parade included many emergency vehicles from Gleason and other towns around the area. Scores of children and teens were in the parade, from church floats to students from Gleason Junior and High School…

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Sonic Drive-in Celebrates Grand Opening

                Dresden’s new Sonic Drive-in held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, August 29, to celebrate the restaurant’s official grand opening. Attending the ribbon cutting were Weakley County Chamber of Commerce members and Dresden City officials.   (See complete story in the September 5th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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Recently elected Weakley County officials sworn-in

                            Weakley County Commissioners gathered on the south side of the Weakley County Courthouse Thursday afternoon, after being sworn-in by General Sessions Judge Tommy Moore. These recently elected public officials include incumbent candidates elected to another term of office, as well as…

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Sharon man arrested on assorted drug-related charges

                  Matthew Elliott King     A Sharon man has been charged with assorted drug-related offenses, after allegedly attempting to purchase drugs from a law enforcement officer.   Matthew Elliott King, 32, of Sharon, Tennessee, is charged with simple possession of schedule II methamphetamine, criminal attempt to…

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Public Works Committee discusses building additions and renovations

During the August 29 meeting of the Weakley County Public Works Committee, members discussed potential building renovations at the Weakley County Highway Department, located at 608 County Maintenance Road in Dresden.   Preliminary plans for the proposed renovations and additions were presented by architects, which was followed by a lengthy discussion. However, the architects stated,…

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UTM to host ‘An Evening with Will Clark’ scholarship fundraiser

Trey Lindsey holds a pheasant chick while working outside of Culbertson, Nebraska, during this summer’s field work.  (Courtesy photo | Claire Helmke)     The second annual, “An Evening with Will Clark”, to benefit the Phillip “Trey” Lindsey Scholarship Endowment, is scheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2018.   The former Mississippi State All-American and San…

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