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Share a story idea or request event coverage?

The DRESDEN ENTERPRISE is always looking for story ideas, and strives to cover all important local events. To share an idea or ask us to cover something, call the office at 731-364-2234. You can also e-mail us at Leave us a short note and remember to include your contact information so we can get back to you.


Place an advertisement?

The DRESDEN ENTERPRISE offers both classified and display advertisements at competitive rates.
Standard classified ads of 20 words or fewer (for sale, for rent, garage sales, etc.) is $5 a week (or per run since we are a weekly publication) and payable in advance without established credit with our newspaper.
To get pricing on display ads, call Laura at 731-364-2234 or e-mail her at



Go to the “SUBSCRIBE” link on the home page to subscribe immediately.

The DRESDEN ENTERPRISE offers a yearly print subscription for local subscribers as low as $30 annually which includes both the print and e-edition
To subscribe, contact us at the office at 731-364-2234 or complete the online subscription forms.
Be sure to include your email address for the online subscription.


What if I do not get my newspaper via the USPS?

Just call us and we will verify the address information. The newspaper is mailed each Tuesday via U.S.P.S. as media mail. Once it is mailed at Dresden or the USPS’ sectional center in McKenzie, it’s up to postal officials on how long the delivery time is.

Submit an item for publication?

All submissions can be e-mailed to, or brought into the office located at 501 Main Street, Martin, Tenn.

You may also submit it through the special forms on the home page under “SUBMIT NEWS”. Please include your contact information with any submission in case we have questions.

classified section deadline is noon Mondays and the general deadline is 4:00 p.m. Mondays.
The newspaper is published each Tuesday evening when it is deposited with USPS for delivery.
The Dresden Enterprise is available in the newsstands on Wednesday morning.

Submit stories and photos?

The DRESDEN ENTERPRISE welcomes all stories and photos of local news for publication consideration.
Digital pictures can be submitted in jpg or tif files, and should be no smaller than 5-inches wide with a 250 dpi resolution. Photos can also be brought to the office or mailed to be scanned as a digital image here at the office and then be returned.

Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Birth Announcements and Thank-Yous
Thank You ads begin at $15 depending on length.
A birthday news article, birth announcement, anniversary announcements, and wedding and engagement announcements with a photo is free.

All charges are subject to increase if the text is longer than standard.


Place an obituary?

The DRESDEN ENTERPRISE offers a free death notice that includes the name, date and place of death of the deceased, along with the spouse, children’s names, and funeral service information. A more complete personalized obituary and optional photo start at $35.
Look under the “SUBMIT NEWS” link on the home page for more information.



Telephone: 731-364-2234
Mail: P.O. Box 139 · Dresden, Tenn. 38225-0139
Physical Address:
501 Main St. Martin, TN 38237
Schedule an Appointment:  To come into our Martin location please contact Laura Bates at 731-332-0819