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Dresden and Westview FFAs Bring Home Awards

BY KAREN CAMPBELL Weakley County Schools Communications Director  JACKSON (April 14) – Dresden and Westview FFA members and advisors were celebrated last month as 21 area chapters gathered for the regional West Tennessee FFA Awards Banquet in Jackson. The awards ceremony also featured recognition from West Tennessee Association of Agricultural Educators and saw Dresden FFA…

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Thompson Creek Baptist Church Celebrates 190 Years

Thompson Creek Baptist Church, Como, recently celebrated its 190th anniversary. During the anniversary service, two families of the church were recognized for their service. Among those were (L to R) Evonne and Harrel Shopher. Evonne was saved and baptized at Thompson Creek in 1952 and has held many positions in the church over the years.…

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Little General Gleason Donation

GLEASON (August 31) – Cox Oil Company, owner of Little General convenience store in Gleason, recently made a $500 donation for academic programs at Gleason School. On hand for the check presentation last week were (L to R) Gleason Little General team member Tina Bennett, Gleason principal Lee Lawrence and Little General team member Phillip…

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Legion Sends Emergency Supplies to Waverly

MARTIN (September 2) – American Legion Post #55 of Martin, in coalition with American Legion Post #174 in Tiptonville, Road Runner Driving School in Sharon, and Weakley County citizens collected more than $8,000 in emergency supplies that were delivered last Thursday, September 2, to Waverly flood victims. Richard Milam, owner of Road Runner Driving School,…

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Sign Up for a Library Card; Bingo for Cash Prize

DRESDEN (August 31) – September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Ned R. McWherter Weakley County Library in Dresden joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong…

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Check Us Out at the Dr. Nathan Porter Library

By Kathy Watson Library Director This month’s Greenfield Book Jackets will be held (today) Wednesday, September 8 at 10 a.m. in the library. Members are discussing, “Mixed Signals,” by Liz Curtis Higgs. We welcome new members; for more information, contact the library. Attention children ages 4-12 years old: During the month of September stop by…

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August New Salem FCE News

BY JOANNE GILL FCE Club The New Salem Family and Community Education Club recently met at the Farm Bureau building in Dresden for the first time since February 2020 due to the COVID-19 national pandemic, with four members and Extension Agent Beverly Shelby, present. President Mary Elizabeth Bell welcomed the members by reading the Thought…

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Weekly Gas Price Update

NASHVILLE (June 28) – Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 5.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 88.7 cents per gallon higher than a…

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Guest Column: Rock Solid

BY KEITH TUCKER Special to The Enterprise The hardest thing known to us is a diamond, which is all carbon. Pencil lead is also all carbon, but it’s s one of the softest materials, so how can it be both soft and hard and be the same element? It’s all about how the carbon atoms…

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