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DRESDEN BOARD APPROVES REZONING ORDINANCE

                  Dresden Walking Trail provides a recreational experience for local health enthusiasts, joggers and those who just want to go on a relaxing walk.   DRESDEN (Sept. 3) — The top item for discussion during Tuesday night’s Dresden City Board meeting involved rezoning properties adjacent to certain public recreational…

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COMMITTEE APPROVES COURTROOM UPGRADES

                Members of the Public Safety Committee met in the training room at the Weakley County Detention Center Thursday morning to consider assorted budget resolutions. Those pictured are (l to r): commissioners David Bell, Eric Owen and David Hawks; Weakley County Communications Director Erica Miller Moore; and commissioners…

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ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW HELD ON TATER DAY

  Across the street from the Gazelle Grounds was the Antique Tractor Show in front of the Gleason School, which had several old model tractors to view. There was also an antique Ford car on display.

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GLEASON GAZELLE GROUNDS HOSTS TATER TOWN ACTIVITIES

                  The Jordan Skoda Band performed live at the Gleason Gazelle Grounds on Saturday, following the Tater Town Parade.   Following the Tater Town Parade Saturday morning, the community gathered at the Gleason Gazelle Grounds. Businesses and local craftsmen participated in the Arts and Crafts fair. Food…

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TATER TOWN PARADE

                                  The Gleason Tater Town Festival ran from August 25 through the 31st and concluded with many events being held on August 31st.   The week of festivities had something for everyone with bingo, a block party, cooking, and…

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TATER TOWN BLOCK PARTY HAS A HIPPIE TAKEOVER

                                              During Gleason’s Annual Tater Town Festival the city hosted their block party for families to take part in. The theme was ‘Peace, Love, and Tater Town’ and anyone who came to the…

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TENNESSEE ANNUAL SOYBEAN FESTIVITIES HAPPENING NOW

                      The 26th Annual Tennessee Soybean Festival has kicked off in Martin on August 27 and will run through September 8. There are many events scheduled to take place everyday leading up the conclusion of the festival with something for everyone in the family. (See…

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MOTHER OF THREE-YEAR-OLD BURN VICTIM CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE

                      Catherine Kay Maiullo A Weakley County woman is facing criminal charges, after her three-year-old child suffered serious burns, but was not taken for medical treatment. The mother of the child, 28-year-old Catherine Kay Maiullo of 2040 Paris Hwy 54 east of Dresden, is charged…

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WCEMS EMPLOYEES ASSIST WITH HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS

                  Weakley County Ambulance Service personnel EMT Shane Jones (left) and paramedic Michael Carr (right) are seen as they prepared to leave for Florida Friday afternoon to assist with hurricane relief efforts. However, they were reassigned to assist with emergency operations in North Carolina on Tuesday.  …

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