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By Shannon Taylor Editor MEET THE TEAM-Photo Caption: Top Row: Edward “Tre” Ruff; Nicholas Andrews; Isabelle Merickle; Emily Hailey; Ava Johnson; Spencer Quillen Bottom Row: Ryesa McGehee; Elle …

By: Shannon Taylor Editor Nicholas Perry On Feb. 9, Investigator Rodney Wright with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department received a Department of Children’s Services referral alleging sex …

By Shannon Taylor Editor Gleason 7th grader Neely Pratt led the Pledge of Allegiance at Gleason’s board meeting on Monday, February 19. Pratt is the daughter of Nick and Jessica Pratt. Neely won …

By Shannon Taylor Editor Due to the school shooting threat at Dresden High School on Feb. 14, questions have risen on what the exact policies and procedures are on State and County levels, as well as …

By Shannon Taylor Editor A threat of violence at Dresden High School (DHS) on Wednesday, Feb. 14 has sparked some concerns by a parent on whether school administrators reacted appropriately to the …

13th Annual Upper West TN Special Olympics Polar Plunge a Success By Shannon Taylor, Editor The 13th Annual Upper West TN Special Olympics Polar Plunge was held this past Saturday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. …

By Shannon Taylor, Editor Martin 5th graders have been practicing a flight simulator. At the school board meeting, students let Martin board member John Hatler have a go. The Weakley County School …

Shannon Taylor Associate Editor, The Martin Post Dresden Middle School hosted their 22 nd Annual Veterans Day Parade Friday, Nov. 10 to a great turnout. According to DMS Principal David …

UTM music professor Dr. Elaine Harriss has been teaching piano for more than 50 years. She and Dr. Keith Herris of Bethel University will perform together on Oct. 24, featuring music from Gustav …

At Tennessee’s community colleges, a student’s acceptance to college can begin the moment they apply for admission, regardless of academic readiness. A student’s high school grade-point average …

Associate Editor, Shannon Taylor Four years ago, under Randy Frazier’s tenure as superintendent of Weakley County Schools, a class ranking policy was changed to remove …

Shannon Taylor Associate Editor The Weakley County School Board voted to temporarily permit students in 6th through 12th-grades to wear solid-colored T-shirts until Labor Day, Sep. 4, after much …

WELCOME TO CAMPUS - Dr. Yancy Freeman (from left) spoke for a moment with UTM’s Director of University Relations Bud Grimes and Dr. Robert Nanney, Chair of UTM’s Department of Mass Media and …

by Diana Bradberry ’61 Jim was born on April 5, 1934, to Mary Sherrell Heath Brummitt and Homer Chester Brummitt. He was the fourth of five children: Harold Heath, Thomas, Charles Ray “Fat”, …

More than 5,430-plus students made the spring 2023 dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University. Local students who made the list include: Kara Needham of Dresden, who is majoring in …

Porter Mantooth of Martin, TN, was named to the Mississippi State Univer-sity spring 2023 President’s List. Mantooth was among more than 4,000 students named to the spring 2023 President’s …

Greenfield Principal Jeff Cupples was named as the new director of Weakley County Schools, during a called School Board meeting on Wednesday, March 29, at the Board of Education Conference Room. BY …

Character Counts at Martin Primary School! During the fourth six weeks, the teachers and students at MPS have been working on the character pillar of being fair. The students pictured above were …

Martin Primary School would like to recognize our Charger Students (Student of the Month) from each classroom for the month of February 2023. Charger students exhibit good behavior and character and …

Jennifer Wenz helping a student. Jennifer Wenz By Erica Moore Communications Director Weakley County Schools If you ask students who attend Westview High School to name a teacher who is creative and …

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