Area News

Davidson, Williams Announce Wedding Plans

Bud and Melinda Davidson announce the engagement of their daughter, Gracy Mae Davidson, of South Fulton, Tenn. to Peyton Blake Williams, son of Greg and Baronica Williams, of Martin, Tenn. The bride-to-be graduated from South Fulton High School in 2019. She’s employed at Fulton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fulton, Kentucky. The groom-to-be graduated from Westview…

Read More

Gleason Hosts Parade for Class of 2020

By Jasmine Williams enterprise@dresdenenterprise.com GLEASON (May 16) — Gleason High School and the City of Gleason celebrated the graduating Class of 2020 on Saturday during what would have been the weekend of graduation. Many schools have had to postpone or cancel graduation for seniors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but that is not stopping schools and…

Read More

Area Rotary Clubs To Sponsor Area Mobile Food Pantry

Area Rotary Clubs are funding mobile food banks to serve food insecure homes in rural west Tennessee. Two area food banks will serve residents in Weakley and Carroll counties. Rotary clubs have partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to provide a tractor-trailer full of food. Gleason First Baptist Church is the site…

Read More

Dresden Parks Partially Reopen

  DRESDEN –Beginning Monday, May 18, the City of Dresden reopened Wilson Park’s playground area, walking track, and pavilion from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice. Social Distancing guidelines will be observed and groups should be limited to 10 persons or fewer and total occupancy in the park is set…

Read More

2020 Tennessee Soybean Festival Canceled

The 2020 Tennessee Soybean Festival Board of Directors made the decision to cancel the 27th Annual Tennessee Soybean Festival planned for September 5-12, due to the uncertainties that still lie ahead from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to TSF Executive Director, David Belote, “The information we are currently receiving from state and federal governments indicates that…

Read More

UT Martin Opening In-Person Classes This Fall

MARTIN — The University of Tennessee System plans to welcome students back to each of its campuses this fall. “We are planning for a safe return to campuses in the fall and will do everything possible to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff,” said UT System President Randy Boyd. “We will continually…

Read More

Gleason First Baptist Church Hosts Food Bank

By Jasmine Williams enterprise@dresdenenterprise.com Over 60 volunteers from all over the community came together at Gleason’s First Baptist Church on Saturday, March 9, for a free food bank. This drive-through food bank was open for all with no proof of need or qualifications needed for food. The drive-through food bank had as little interaction with…

Read More

Weakley County Schools Serving Local Strawberries In Grab-n-Go Lunches

WEAKLEY COUNTY (May 6) — On Friday, each child who stopped by designated Weakley County schools to pick up their grab-n-go lunches for the weekend was treated to a pint of locally grown, fresh strawberries to go with their meals. According to Samantha Goyret, executive director of Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network (LFN), research shows…

Read More

Dresden Farmers Market Opens June 6

The Dresden Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 6. Social distancing and sanitizing guidelines will be followed. More information regarding the setup of vendors and the guidelines to be followed will be issued in the coming weeks.

Read More

Gleason Senior Parade Is Saturday

GLEASON — Gleason High School seniors are the honored participants in a Senior Parade, Saturday, May 16 beginning at 10 a.m. Members of the community will honor the Class of 2020, a class whose year ended abruptly because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students will pass in parade as they drive the streets of Gleason. The…

Read More