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$12.3M Grant to Expand Broadband Coverage in Weakley Co.

BY DAVID FISHER david@magicvalleypublishing.com For Weakley County residents still without access to broadband internet service, funding has been made available and plans are being laid to remedy that situation. State and local officials, West Kentucky & Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. CEO Trevor Bonnstetter, and several others, gathered at the corner of Greenfield Hwy 54 and…

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Garbage Contract Proposals Considered

Gleason City Board  BY DAVID FISHER david@magicvalleypublishing.com The Gleason City Board reviewed bid proposals detailing the cost of waste management services available through two garbage collection companies during Monday night’s regular monthly meeting at Gleason City Hall.  Mayor Charles Anderson stated the city’s garbage contract with Republic Services expires during March 2023, and representatives from…

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Family Received $16,000 from Local Foundation

On Aug. 20 the 12th Annual Joey Guest Memorial Foundation Poker Run was held along with a silent auction and raffle at the Hawks Nest in Martin. On Monday, Sept. 19, the 2022 recipients of the donations raised received their check. This year, $16,000 was raised for Bobby Tims and his family. Bobby Tims, wife,…

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Shovel’s project combines safety, education, and ice cream

By Sabrina Bates MVP Regional News Editor sabrina@magicvalleypublishing.com A local utility company is offering a chance at sweet treats while spreading a message of safety. In its second year, the West Tennessee Public Utility District’s Shovels for Ice Cream Program invites community members to find miniature shovels marked with 811 scattered throughout the town in…

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Lions Maul Red Devils 56-6

To Face Undefeated McKenzie Friday By RON PARK ron@magicvalleypublishing.com Still undefeated, the Dresden High School Lions kept that winning momentum going this past Friday night with a 56-6 on-the-road region win over the South Fulton Red Devils. But the Lions will be facing their biggest challenge yet of the season this upcoming Friday night as…

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Bulldogs Bark Off Jackets 58-20

By Jasmine Williams Jasmine@magicvalleypublishing.com County rivals Gleason and Greenfield clashed Friday night during Gleason High’s homecoming game, and the hosting Bulldogs came away with the win 58-20.  The Bulldogs came into the game 2-3 for the season compared with the Jackets’ 0-3 record. Greenfield won the coin toss but deferred to the second half with…

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Chargers Shut Out South Side 21-0

By RON PARK ron@magicvalleypublishing.com The Westview High School Chargers secured their second shutout of the season this past Friday night with a 21-0 homefield win over Jackson South Side. Senior Quincy Hamilton caught two touchdown passes during the non-region contest, and senior Omarion Harris caught one for six, all three thrown by senior quarterback Craig…

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Four Local Students Awarded with Academic Honors

Weakley County Schools is celebrating the announcement that four students from three schools are recipients of the National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA) from the College Board National Recognition Program. Dresden High Senior Mark Lee Maddox, Greenfield Senior Will Crews, Westview Senior Abbey Buchanan, and Westview Senior Katelin Rutledge earned the award through outstanding…

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MPS Character Counts Students Named

Martin Primary School would like to recognize our Character Counts Students for the first six weeks of school. The first pillar of Character Counts is Most Caring. Pictured are Kindergarten and Pre-K students (front row) Izabella Barner, Alianna Nichy, Gracelynn Vaughn, Aleah Esters, Benson Wilson, Lakynn Bragg, and Zander Mack. The first grade students are…

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Greenfield Jr. High Names Homecoming Court

Greenfield Junior High School celebrated its football homecoming this year against Stewart County. The homecoming court was announced before the game with the following girls being named to the 2022 Homecoming Court:  *6th Grade Maid is Ella Porter, daughter of Brock & Lanae Porter. She was escorted by 7th grade football player Westin Porter, son…

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