Area Breaking News

MARTIN HOLDS VETERANS DAY PARADE AND PROGRAM

                  Area citizens lined the streets in downtown Martin on Saturday, braving the cold weather, to show their support for local veterans riding on the various floats and vehicles. The crowd also witnessed bands, color guards and other marching entries make their way along the parade route.…

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GLEASON BOARD DISCUSSES FILLING VACANT POLICE CHIEF POST

                  Gleason Board members dealt with applications for police chief, the accrual policy regarding vacation days, the repair or sale of a city vehicle, and other topics of discussion, during Thursday night’s meeting at Gleason City Hall. (See complete story in the November 14th issue of the…

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TWO CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE IN METH-RELATED CASE

                                       Kristin Leann Goode                                   James Cory Lane   Two individuals have been arrested for child abuse, after law enforcement authorities determined that three youngsters were exposed to methamphetamine while in their care.…

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WCSD ARRESTS WOMAN SOUGHT IN VEHICLE ASSAULT CASE

                                     Tristan Ezell   A woman that the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department had been looking for, in connection with a female victim being run over by a car, has been taken into custody.   The suspect, Tristan Ezell, 34, of Martin, was found at a…

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Results in Federal, State and local municipal elections

                    Ballots cast by Weakley County voters in federal, state and local municipal elections are listed below:   Registered Voters = 16,543   Ballots Cast = 10,143   Ballots Cast (Blank) = 12   Voter Turnout = 61.31 percent   Voter Turnout (Blank) = 0.7 percent…

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