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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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Martin man enters plea in knife wielding incident

                  Robert M. Jumper     A local man entered a plea during his preliminary hearing in Weakley County General Sessions Court on Wednesday, Aug. 15, in reference to a verbal altercation that escalated into a dangerous situation at a Martin residence. Robert Melvin Jumper, Jr., 21,…

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Weststar Alumni to Sponsor Weakley County Candidate Forum

Dr. Charley Deal, associate vice chancellor for alumni relations and WestStar executive director is one ot the speakers scheduled to address the audience at the Weakley County Candidate Forum at UTM on July 12.   Individuals seeking elected office in Weakley County will participate in a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12, in…

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WCSD arrests two in meth bust

Clint Raymer   A local couple has been arrested on drug-related charges after illegal drugs were found inside their home.   Clint Dexter Raymer, 43, and 34-year-old Chasidy Leigh King were both charged with possession of schedule II methamphetamine with intent to resale, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm during a felony.…

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NOTICE

CITY OF GLEASON will be accepting SEALED BIDS, until February 22, 2018 3 p.m., on the following: • 2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Vin# 2FAHP71W06X140284 • 1998 Ford F-250 4WD, Vin #1FTEF26H6IPB56288 • 1997 Ford F-150 Vin# 1FTDF1766VNC62986 • 385 International/Case Tractor Serial # 17322906 • 1973 Ford F-700 Vin#F70EV032857 • 6 Ft Woods Rd 7200…

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Obitituaries

Santa’s Helpers Closed This Week Due to extreme cold temperatures and the overload of donations with limited space, Santa’s Helpers will not be open this week.  Anybody that is in need of food and coats, please contact 731-364-3130 or 731-819-3635 and leave a message.  Santa’s Helpers is in need of volunteers that will help organize…

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