Weakley County Ranks 6th Among Tennessee Counties for Child Well-Being
When it comes to the economic well-being of its residents and the overall state of its children, Weakley County ranks 6th out of 95 counties in the state, according to the KIDS Count report released …
UTFI RECORD – Shown is the “Friends” statue at the center of the University of Tennessee at Martin just off the quad, with the Paul Meek Library at left. The UT Martin Division of University Advancement raised $6 million in fiscal year 2024 for the UT Foundation Inc. as part of a single-year UTFI record.
UTFI Sets $430 Million Record in Single-Year Fundraising
The University of Tennessee Foundation Inc. reached a pinnacle fundraising mark in fiscal year 2024 as commitment totals surpassed $400 million for the first time in University of Tennessee System …
CLOSET- A photo provided in the lawsuit shows that Greenfield School allegedly segregated, isolated and removed Lee from her regular classroom essentially humiliating her by placing her in a former storage closet with cot beds.
Weakley County School Board Faces Lawsuit
The Weakley County School Board is now facing a Federal lawsuit for Greenfield School’s actions during the May 2024 graduation ceremony, alleged segregation, isolation, and humiliation of a …
Sports

Annual 4-H Roundup, All Star Conference Taking Place at UTM

4-H ROUNDUP – Students, volunteers and University of Tennessee Extension leaders are shown in a group photo taken at the 101st annual Tennessee 4-H Roundup and State 4-H All Star Conference at the University of Tennessee at Martin.
The annual Tennessee 4-H Roundup and State 4-H All Star Conference is beginning its second century of service to statewide youth this week at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Tennessee 4-H …
VOLLEYBALL ADDITIONS-From left to right: Zara McCauley, Abby Freund, Maddy Gladson, Ella McFarland, Makaelah and Kylie Surrat.
WILSON INKS SIX PLAYERS TO INCOMING UT MARTIN VOLLEYBALL SIGNING CLASS
Six newcomers are set to join the University of Tennessee at Martin volleyball program this fall as Zara McCauley, Abby Freund, Maddy Gladson, Ella McFarland, Makaelah Paulino and Kylie Surratt will …
The Class of 2024 for the University of Tennessee at Martin Athletics Hall of Fame has been announced as this year’s induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Russell Duncan Ballroom inside the Boling University Center on campus.     
SIX INDUCTEES SET TO JOIN UT MARTIN ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME ON SEPTEMBER 14
The Class of 2024 for the University of Tennessee at Martin Athletics Hall of Fame has been announced as this year’s induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Russell …
SKYHAWK CLUB PUTS ON 30TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORED BY ATA, SECURITY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
The University of Tennessee at Martin athletic department held its yearly kickoff event of the summer with the 30th annual Skyhawk Club Golf Tournament on Wednesday. Sponsored by ATA and …
Chelsea Farmer, Head Coach

CHELSEA FARMER NAMED FIFTH HEAD COACH IN UT MARTIN SOFTBALL HISTORY

Chelsea Farmer has been named the fifth head coach in University of Tennessee at Martin softball history, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Kurt McGuffin announced today. A proven winner …

Obituaries
Glenn Allan King: 1952 - 2024
Glenn Allan King, age 71 0f Palmersville, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2024 at his home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 2 pm at the McConnell Baptist Church in Martin, TN. …
Sherry Ann Chapell Stephens: 1959 - 2024
Sherry Ann Chapell Stephens, 64 of Dresden, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at her home. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 4 pm at Bowlin Funeral Home. The family …
Linda Gene Griffin: 1947 - 2024
Linda Gene Griffin, age 76 of Dresden, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at her home. Her wishes were to be cremated. Linda was born to the late Basil Melton and Valeeda Ford in Martin, TN. She is …
Jack Freeman: 1939 – 2024
Mr. Jack Huston Freeman age 84 of Martin died Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Funeral service will be Monday, July 8, 2024, 12:00 Noon at Murphy Funeral Home with …
Patty Clarissa Tyson: 1960 - 2024
Mrs. Patty Clarissa Tyson, age 63, of Martin, TN, died Thursday, 06/27/2024, at the VanAyer Manor Healthcare and Rehab. Memorial services will be held at a later date; Murphy Funeral Home is in …
Opinion

Letter to the Editor

      I understand that some people have been displaying the American flag upside down.  I do hope that on July 4th they saw fit to fly it properly in honor of …

Entertainment

Weakley Residents Enjoy Strawberry Moon

The first full moon of the summer, a “strawberry moon” was a beautiful site for Weakley County residents Friday, June 21, who took to Facebook to share their photos. Viewers were able to …

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