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LIONS’ HOMECOMING BRINGS WIN OVER JR. BULLDOGS

  The 2019 Dresden Middle School Homecoming court was presented flowers and a trophy by the school’s cheerleaders. The Homecoming court was: Isabell Cantrell as Queen, 8th Grade Maid Anniston Perry, 7th Grade Maid Kaylee Jarred, 6th Grade Maid Peyton McMackin, and Sabrina Vieyra as 5th Grade Maid.   DRESDEN (September 19) The Dresden Middle…

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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH

  Malcolm Xavier Beckett   DRESDEN (Sept. 17) — Union City police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday that resulted the death of a Union City man with Weakley County ties. According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400…

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Household Hazardous Waste to Be Collected in Weakley County

            NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Weakley County on Saturday, April 13. Tennesseans are encouraged to bring household hazardous waste – including cleaning fluids, pesticides, batteries and more – to a designated drop-off location. A person…

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Two-hour standoff leads to arrest of Weakley County man

                  Anthony Rusler   A rural Weakley County man has been arrested following a standoff with local law enforcement officers, which stemmed from an argument that allegedly led to a handgun being pulled on multiple individuals.   The incident resulted in 38-year-old Anthony Rusler of 123 Russell…

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WK&T CONNECTS FIRST DRESDEN CUSTOMER

                  West Kentucky & Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative turned on its first customer in Dresden on Monday, October 15 according to WK&T Operations Manager Stacey Riley.   Riley further reported that there are approximately 160 homes in Dresden currently have the availability to receive fiber internet, telephone, and…

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VEHICLE SMASHES THROUGH WALL OF MARTIN RESIDENCE

                      A 2005 Buick LeSabre sedan failed to negotiate a curve and ran through the wall of a home on Baker Rd. in Martin Thursday morning.     A vehicle ran off the roadway and slammed into a residence on Thursday, October 11, resulting in…

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DRESDEN MAN SOUGHT FOR FIRING AT POLICE TURNS HIMSELF IN

  A Dresden man sought for allegedly firing a handgun at several individuals and police officers, following an argument at a local residence, turned himself in at the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday. According to Dresden Police Chief Steve Howe, at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, Lt. Bryan Chandler and Ptl. Tyler Verner responded…

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Volker Winkler – Medical Doctor and Ironman Mentor

                  Six of the seven Tennesseans from Carroll and Weakley counties (pictured above) did the Ironman Wisconsin triathlon in September 2005. They are (l t r): Carroll County’s Jimmy Crossett, Dr. Volker Winkler, Tina Winkler (who did not compete), Kirsten Winkler (now Sass) and Weakley County’s Dr.…

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