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FRAZIER’S 10 YEARS NOTED

  Randy Frazier (center) received recognition for his 10 years of service as Weakley County Director of Schools at the recent Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) awards banquet. Dale Lynch, TOSS Director, and Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn presented Frazier with a framed, signed print from Tennessee artist Michael Sloan.    

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KENTUCKY MAN INDICTED ON SEX CRIME CHARGES

  Tyler NightengaleTyler Nightengale   (Sept. 16) — A Kentucky man is facing rape charges involving an underage minor. Tyler Nightengale, 18, of Kirksey, Kentucky, was indicted by the September term of the Weakley County Grand Jury on two counts of rape of a child. The defendant is free on $5,000 bond while awaiting his October…

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DRESDEN CONDEMNATION BOARD TAKES ACTION ON DILAPIDATED PROPERTIES

  During Tuesday night’s condemnation hearing, the Dresden Condemnation Board ordered an unoccupied building, located at 210 E. Maple Street in Dresden, be demolished and the lot cleared.   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — The Dresden Condemnation Board met at Dresden City Hall on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to decide the fate of 10 dilapidated properties.…

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BOB MOSELEY NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF THE GREENFIELD FIRE PREVENTION PARADE 

  Bob Moseley has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.Bob Moseley has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.   GREENFIELD (Sept. 25) — Lifelong Greenfield resident Robert “Bob” Moseley, has been named grand marshal of the 2019 Fall Fire Prevention Parade.   Over the years,…

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COURT DATE SET FOR MARTIN MAN CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES INVOLVING A MINOR

  Austin Payne  DRESDEN (Sept. 16) — A court date is set for a Martin man facing assorted sex charges involving a minor.Martin resident Austin Cole Payne is charged with especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and photographing in violation of privacy.   The defendant’s preliminary hearing in Weakley County General Sessions Court is…

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GLEASON MAN CHARGED WITH HARASSMENT, DRUG VIOLATIONS

Jason Lee Kelley   GLEASON (Sept. 18) — A Gleason man is facing criminal charges in separate incidents, following a police investigation into allegations of death threats and bomb making. According to a court affidavit, on September 18, 31-year-old Jason Lee Kelley of 2032 Hwy 22, Gleason, was arrested and charged with harassment, and possession…

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FIRE CAUSES MINOR DAMAGE AT HUCK’S CONVENIENCE STORE

  MARTIN. (Sep. 17, 2019) — Martin Fire Department responded to a fire reported at a local convenience store on Tuesday, September 17.   According to Martin Fire Chief Jamie Summers, a fire call came in at 6:25 p.m. for Huck’s Convenience Store, located at 424 N. Lindell St., and firefighters were on the scene…

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WESTVIEW WINS HOMECOMING GAME 52-16

      Westview’s game against the Obion County Central Rebels was the Chargers Homecoming. Alexis Callins was Football Homecoming Queen;  Kinzey Daniel was Freshman Maid; Elayna Loza was Sophomore Maid; Hallie Gray was Junior Maid, and Maggie Bratton was the Senior Maid and also crowned Homecoming Queen.     Westview hosted the Obion County…

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WCEMS EMPLOYEES RETURN FROM HURRICANE RELIEF MISSION 

  Weakley County Ambulance Service personnel EMT Shane Jones (front row, next to right) and paramedic Michael Carr (front row, far right) are seen with members of Team 2 at Bladen County EMS Central Station in North Carolina, where they were dispatched to handle emergency medical calls as Hurricane Dorian came along the eastern seaboard.…

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