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Susan Pollard 1949 – 2021

  Susan Pollard, 71, of Martin, died October 8, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, October 11, at New Home Baptist Church, with burial following at East Side Cemetery. She was born October 9, 1949, to the late Robert Judkins and Betty Jane Reeves. Murphy Funeral Home

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Danny Nelson Browning  1967 – 2021

Danny Nelson Browning, 53, of Gleason, died October 5. Services were held Friday, October 8, at Tumbling Creek Baptist Church in Gleason. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Greenfield. He was born October 8, 1967, to Nell Willoughby and the late Robert Jeter. Williams Funeral Home

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Don Shane Winstead 1968 – 2021

Don Shane “Blue” Winstead, 53, of Dresden, died October 7, at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 9, in Bowlin Funeral Home, with burial following in Lebanon Church of Christ Cemetery. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born March 7, 1968, to the late…

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James Steven Boyd 1958 – 2021

James Steven “Steve” Boyd, 63, died October 5, at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin. Private, family-only graveside funeral services were held on Friday, October 8, 2021, in Sunset Cemetery, with burial following. He was born on May 4, 1958, to the late J.T. and Dorothy (Bateman) Boyd. Bowlin Funeral Home

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Diane Templeton 1945 – 2021

Janice Diane Evans Templeton, 75, of Fulton, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 9, 2021. There will be a graveside held at a later date. Ms. Diane was born November 13, 1945, to the late James Pope and Della Lorene West Evans. She was a retired special needs teacher’s aide with…

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Gas Prices Continue to Rise

NASHVILLE (October 11) – Tennessee gas prices have risen 12.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.99 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 13.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.06 per gallon higher than a year…

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Ag Community Support Continues at Schools Farm

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director DRESDEN (October 4) Like most farms in the fall months, life on the Weakley County Schools Livestock Production Farm is in both harvesting and preparation mode. Thanks to members of the local agriculture community and hard-working students and farm staff working together, those activities are a little…

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Plans for Farm to School Initiative Now Available

NWTN (September 28) – In 2019, the Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network (NWTNLFN) began a partnership with Weakley County Schools (WCS) to publish and implement the Weakley County Farm to School Action Plan. By working with area farmers, students, parents, school administration, Coordinated School Health – Healthy School Teams at each school, and Local Food…

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