Area Breaking News

Westview Girls Win District Championship

              Westview’s Lady Chargers defeated Dyersburg Saturday night, 46-36, to claim the District 14-AA championship. The Lady Chargers finished their district schedule with a 10-0 record and are currently 26-2 with their only losses this season occurring at the Nike Tournament of Champions at Campo Verde, Gilbert, AZ. during…

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DISTRICT 13A BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – Union City Claims Title; Greenfield Finishes Fourth

    Greenfield’s Joshua Floyd drives to the hoop around a South Fulton defender. (Photo courtesy of Christi Wallace)         GLEASON (February 19) — The Union City Tornadoes earned the District 13A Boys Basketball Championship Monday night with a 40-37 win over the Bradford Red Devils. The Greenfield Yellowjackets finished the tournament fourth with a 55-48…

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Candidates qualify for May 1st Primary

Local Democratic and Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination in the May 1, 2018, Weakley County Primary Election have submitted their qualifying petitions prior to the noon deadline on Thursday, February 15. Those candidates running in the May 1 primary have until February 22 to withdraw their names.   Although, the deadline for Independent candidates…

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Semi overturns on Martin four-lane; driver transported

  Multiple emergency, medical and law enforcement agencies responded to a single-vehicle accident on Thursday, February 15, involving an entrapped driver.   Martin Fire Department and Weakley County Rescue Squad personnel worked for about 45 minutes to free the entrapped driver, who was conscious and talking.   (See compete story in Feb. 21st issue of…

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