Area Breaking News

Martin woman airlifted following single-vehicle accident

The victim of a single-vehicle accident in Martin Friday morning was airlifted for treatment of injuries sustained when the 2011 Nissan left the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned in a drainage ditch.   A Martin woman was airlifted for medical treatment Friday, after being injured in a single-vehicle accident that occurred just west of…

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Fugitive Captured: Suspect Wanted In Three Counties Arrested Friday

Darren Ray Walton   A former Weakley County resident wanted in three Tennessee counties on assorted burglary and theft charges has been captured. According to Weakley County Sheriff’s Investigator Randall McGowan, at approximately 9 p.m., Friday, May 19, sheriff’s deputies from Dickson County took Darren Ray Walton, 39, into custody on warrants from Weakley, Montgomery…

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Sharon Police report attempted robbery of local convenience store

The attempted robbery of a Sharon convenience store over the weekend was foiled by a store clerk, who challenged the would-be robber. According to Sharon Police Chief Bryan Chandler, the suspect entered the Little General Store in Sharon, displayed a large knife, and demanded the clerks give him the money. However, the clerks refused and the unknown suspect…

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DRESDEN BUDGET WORKSHOP FOCUSES ON THE FUTURE

Members of the Dresden City Board discussed details of the budget for fiscal year 2017-2018, during an informal budget workshop Monday night at city hall. The budget does not require a property tax increase and no increases are proposed for water and sewer rates, sanitation rates, or any other city fees. Mayor Jeff Washburn began…

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Dresden’s Winn, Johnson earn return trips to ’Boro

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor MEMPHIS – Dresden sophomores Anna Johnson and Loral Winn made like the Eagles by “taking it easy” at the Class A-AA West Sectional. The Lady Lion track duo turned in times good enough to earn a ticket to this Thursday’s Class A-AA State Championship Meet without fully exerting themselves. See the…

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Lions, Chargers ousted in region baseball semis

Both Dresden and Westview were eliminated from the baseball postseason on Monday afternoon. The Lions lost 5-4 to Trenton in the Region 7A Tournament semifinals. Meanwhile, W’view fell to Lexington via a 17-2 count in the Region 7AA Tournament. For full details, see the May 17 edition of the Dresden Enterprise.  

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