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Greenfield Alderman Paul Grooms Honored for Three Decades of Service

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com GREENFIELD (October 13) — Mayor Cindy McAdams and other Greenfield Board members congratulated Alderman Paul Grooms for 29 years of service to the City of Greenfield, during Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting. The mayor also recognized aldermen Mike Caudle and Karen Campbell, who were appointed to serve on the board to fill…

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Self-Care Challenge Comes to Sharon School

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director SHARON (October 9) – Inspired by blogs from principals and teachers using the hashtag #selfcarechallenge, Sharon School’s Michelle Clements and Beth Davidson crafted a means to transform a usually tense time to one of inspiration. “The week before fall break is always stressful. But during the pandemic…

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United Way Prompts Smiles for the Cameras

WEAKLEY COUNTY (September 29) – United Way of West Tennessee prompted smiles across Weakley County with their most recent donation of 16 cameras, tripods, memory cards and camera bags. Betsi Foster, director of Federal Programs, and Jeff Kelley, assistant director of Weakley County Schools, received the array of audiovisual gifts last week. Foster will distribute…

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Know How to Survive a Natural Disaster

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 21) — National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As the nation continues to respond to the global health pandemic, there is no better time to be involved than this Fall. The 2020 NPM theme…

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Bulldogs Stung by Greenfield Jackets 42-28

  BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com GLEASON (October 16) – Gleason and Greenfield high schools have had two very different football seasons this year, with Greenfield coming into Friday’s regional game 6-0 for the season, compared to Gleason’s 0-6. In Friday’s game at Gleason, both teams continued their seasons with Greenfield taking home another win and…

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The Chopping Block Ranch Restaurant in Dresden is Open for Business

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (September 30) – The latest business to open in the City of Dresden is The Chopping Block Ranch, located at 114 North Wilson St., which is in the same building previously occupied by The Coffee Cup. The restaurant opened for business Wednesday, September 30. Plans call for the store to…

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UTM Rodeo Standout and Grad Joins US Army as Elite Pilot

BY SABRINA BATES sabrina@dresdenenterprise.com MARTIN (October 2) – On a plot of land in rural Martin, American flags stood tall in front of the backdrop of cattle gates and fencing that is used for members of the University of Tennessee at Martin Rodeo Team to practice and refine their skills. Typically, one might see lassos,…

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Citizens React to Rejection of Internet Proposal for Rural Areas

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 14) — In reference to Thursday night’s Weakley County Commission meeting, when a resolution authorizing the complete build of a fiber internet infrastructure network throughout the unincorporated areas of Weakley County at a cost of $10.5 million failed approval, those commissioners in favor of the resolution, as well…

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Carlie Hugueley, Gleason’s School Butterfly, is Remembered

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenteprise.com GLEASON (October 7) – In May of 2019, Carlie Hugueley of Gleason was killed in a tragic car accident just as her fifth-grade year at Gleason School had ended. Her classmates came together to raise money for her funeral selling shirts they designed that read “Team Carlie: We will never forget.”…

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Fall and Halloween Events Planned in Weakley County

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com WEAKLEY COUNTY (October 7) — For those in search of fun-filled, kid-friendly fall and Halloween activities the whole family can enjoy, there are several events planned during the months of October and November available to the citizens of Weakley County. Although there are not as many fall and Halloween-related events available…

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