Area Breaking News

Tempers flare at Gleason Board meeting over water bill increase

A large crowd of citizens were in attendance at Thursday night’s Gleason board meeting to voice their displeasure over receiving water bills that were, in some cases, double what they normally were.     It was standing room only at Thursday night’s Gleason Board meeting, due to the large number of local citizens that turned…

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County Commissioners voice displeasure over lack of job growth

Commissioners appointed Beau Atkins of Gleason to serve as a School Board member representing District 2A, following the retirement of Lindell Roney. Adkins’ term ends Aug. 31, 2018.     Certain members of the Weakley County Commission expressed their frustration over the lack of local job growth compared to neighboring counties, during Monday night’s meeting.…

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Christy Fulcher named new Weakley County 9-1-1 Director

Christy Fulcher   Christy M. Fulcher, 36, has been selected as the new Weakley County 9-1-1 director. Fulcher stated she was chosen to serve as interim 9-1-1 director, following the recent resignation of former director, Jamison Peevyhouse. Christy was officially named Weakley County 9-1-1 director on Monday, Sep. 11, following a review of resumes and…

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Dresden mood jovial after rout of G’field

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden High School had a happy “Homecoming” at the expense of Greenfield. The Lions totaled 318 yards of offense while limiting G’field to 63 yards during a 42-0 triumph on a night where DHS recognized its school royalty. For the full story see the Sept. 20 edition of the Dresden Enterprise.

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Lion Roberts follows bro’s path to state

Dresden High School’s Grant Roberts is following in his older brother’s footsteps. The Lion sophomore golfer became the second member of his household to punch a ticket to the TSSAA Small Division State Golf Tournament after a three-hole playoff in Milan on Monday.

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Lions, WV unable to find solid footing

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Sometimes the best laid plans are thwarted by the weather. Both the Dresden and Westview High School football teams came into the annual Henry County Jamboree with high hopes of offering good showings, but a massive downpour throughout the evening resulted in a dangerously saturated playing surface that left both squads…

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New MMS football coach set to lead ‘Pack’ of Panthers

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor In an essential trade between Westview High School and Martin Middle School, two coaches have (Pack)ed their bags and moved on. Kyle Pack – who served as the WHS girls’ soccer coach in 2016 – was revealed as the new Panther football coach and a physical education teacher at the school…

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W’view tabs Coleman to lead all in soccer

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Westview High School’s latest hire in the athletic realm is the first of its kind. Seth Coleman has been tabbed to coach both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams at WHS. With the hire, Coleman becomes the first person to hold the title of head coach for both of the Charger…

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Lions have eye on the future during initial drills under Estes

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The question of what’s next for the Dresden High School football team was somewhat answered during spring football practice. After the conclusion of spring drills, the reigning Class A state champion Lions had experienced a changing of the guard both on-field and off as a mainstay senior class departed and Levi…

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Clemons’ hoops heart leads to Midway deal

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Greenfield product Shaynece Clemons is following her heart and it is leading her to a small Kentucky town. After completing two seasons at Jackson State Community College, Clemons committed on Friday to continue her college basketball career at Midway University.   For the full story, see the June 7 edition of…

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