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CONSUMER ALERT: Honda Issues “Do Not Drive” Warning for Some Vehicles Equipped with Takata Airbags

Courtesy of Elizabeth Lane Office of the Tennessee Attorney General   Nashville- The Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) in the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office is warning drivers to heed a new “Do Not Drive” warning from Honda. As of February 3rd, approximately 8,200 Acura and Honda (2001-2003) vehicles equipped with unrepaired Takata Alpha driver side air bag…

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Couple Bound Over for McKenzie Murder

By Sabrina Bates MVP Regional News Editor sabrina@magicvalleypublishing.com   A Weakley County couple charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death and robbery of a man outside of McKenzie last summer has been bound over to the May 2023 term of the Weakley County Grand Jury. Tiffany Kaye Grogan, 28, of Dresden and Julien DeMone…

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Dynamix Physical Therapy Now Serving the Community of Martin with Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine and Fitness Services

 Dynamix Physical Therapy announced its acquisition of The Sideline Physical Therapy in Martin, Tenn., back in December 2022, making this the 14th Dynamix location in West Tennessee. Effective immediately, The Sideline is now offering physical therapy, sports medicine, and fitness services under the name Dynamix Physical Therapy. Both Russ Huffstetler and Heath Ladd, co-owners of…

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Polar Plunge to benefit Northwest Tennessee Special Olympics

By Sabrina Bates MVP Regional News Editor   The 12th annual Polar Plunge is an event hosted by Special Olympics Upper West Tennessee to benefit more than 300 athletes in Lake, Obion, Weakley, Henry and Carroll counties. Dubbed as “freezin’ for a reason,” this annual event helps raise money and awareness for Special Olympians across…

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School Day Memories: Linda Nell Mitchell Hearn

GHS Class of 1955    I was born in Gleason on January 11, 1937, I suppose born at home. When I was 3 weeks old my parents, Jeff and Pansy Bynum, moved to Chicago, Illinois, for my dad to look for work. My aunt Nell Bynum lived with us there in a four-room apartment.     I was an…

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UT Martin Chancellor Carver moving to UT System’s Ag Institute

By Sabrina Bates MVP Regional News Editor sabrina@magicvalleypublishing.com   During the next month, the University of Tennessee System will be making transitions that will specifically impact leadership at UT Martin. In a bittersweet announcement last week, current UTM Chancellor Dr. Keith Carver will transition to a leadership role for the system’s Institute of Agriculture. Pending…

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W.C. Register of Deeds Office Warns of Fraud

  Weakley County Register of Deeds April Jones wants to make citizens aware of some information that is being solicited from home owners. Tennessee Register of Deeds offices has recently been notified by landowners who have received “checks” in the mail for $199.00 that appear to come from a government office. These are NOT legitimate…

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Dresden Middle Teachers Enlist STEAM Activities to Make Learning Fun 

Dresden Middle School’s 5th grade students recently worked together to create a colorful piece of art by integrating science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics [STEAM] into one fun project. Under the instruction of 5th grade Science teachers Susan Kendall and Kari Walker, students combined classes to work on a two-day collaborative project that involved the use…

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Students Learn About New Opportunities for Post-Graduation Training

Erica Moore Communications Director Weakley County Schools Several Junior and Senior students from each Weakley County high school are more informed about post-graduation job training opportunities after a recent visit to Tennessee College of Applied Technologies. Students who participate in the Weakley County Schools Transition School to Work Program [TSW] toured the TCAT Newbern campus…

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Hearing Set For Two Charged With Child Abuse and Criminal Impersonation

A noise complaint led to the incidental discovery of incriminating evidence and the arrest of two individuals on assorted criminal charges recently. Daquan Dashaun Coleman Green is charged with child abuse and neglect, criminal impersonation, simple possession and possession of a legend drug without a prescription.  Brittany Nicole Price faces charges of child abuse and…

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