Dresden Enterprise

Dresden Enterprise Newspaper in Weakley County, Tennessee
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Pick up a copy of this week's edition of The Enterprise. Making headlines in this week's copy include:Community members ...
10/08/2020

Pick up a copy of this week's edition of The Enterprise. Making headlines in this week's copy include:
Community members gathered for the annual Relay For Life event in Weakley County to celebrate and remember those battling cancer
Dresden Board members accepted a bid for needed turnout gear for its fire department
The City of Dresden welcomed Priscilla Price of Martin as its new Community Engagement Director
The Enterprise joins the Magic Valley Publishing Group with a recent change in ownership
Two aldermen candidates are seeking a board slot in the upcoming election for Dresden
The Dresden Police Department conducted a search warrant and discovered 53 grams of methamphetamine in a home near a local daycare
UTM Chancellor Dr. Keith Carver proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month
WE CARE Ministries is accepting applications for the Christmas program for families
A sample ballot listing all candidates for the upcoming General Election
Special-called Weakley County Commission meeting will review the potential for fiber internet for all rural households in the county
Weakley County School Board approves budget amendments to reflect an increase in revenue
Highlights from Friday night's high school match ups and so much more!
Pick up a copy at newsstands throughout the county for only 75 cents, or call 731-364-2234 for a one-year subscription for only $30.

10/07/2020
Memorial for Carlie Hugueley

The class of 2026 gathered outside during the memorial service held today at Gleason School for Carlie Hugueley who passed away in a car accident in May 2019.
More details will be in next week's issue of the Dresden Enterprise on stands Wednesday.

Community members are gathering at the Martin Recreation Complex in preparation for a drive-through parade honoring loca...
10/03/2020

Community members are gathering at the Martin Recreation Complex in preparation for a drive-through parade honoring local cancer survivors. Members of the UT Martin volleyball team are helping decorate vehicles for the parade, which begins at 5.

10/03/2020

The Dresden High School Lions defeated South Fulton tonight by a score of 20-6 in South Fulton.
The Gleason Bulldogs suffered a tough loss against Lake County at home with a final score of 35-14.

10/03/2020

The Westview Charger football team prevented South Gibson from scoring any more points after the first half during the teams' district match up tonight, but took a loss with a final score of 19-26 at Hardy Graham Stadium.

The Greenfield Yellowjacket high school football team remains undefeated after it's regional win against Humboldt tonigh...
10/03/2020

The Greenfield Yellowjacket high school football team remains undefeated after it's regional win against Humboldt tonight by a score of 30-6 at Greenfield. The team is 6-0 and has next week off.

The Greenfield High School Cheer Squad have pinked out for tonight's game.
10/03/2020

The Greenfield High School Cheer Squad have pinked out for tonight's game.

10/03/2020

Friday night football halftime scores
Humboldt is at Greenfield for a pink out match up. Greenfield's Jackets are leading 16-0.
In tonight's district match up at Hardy Graham stadium, the Westview Chargers trail the South Gibson Hornets by a score of 6-26 at the half.

Today's edition is on the counter and headed to newsstands! Packed full of news from across Weakley County, here are som...
09/30/2020

Today's edition is on the counter and headed to newsstands! Packed full of news from across Weakley County, here are some of the headlines you'll find in today's issue:
* The annual Relay For Life event is condensed this year, but visitors are encouraged to drive through and honk, wave and cheer on our local cancer survivors Saturday at the Martin Rec Complex.
* Dresden resident Leigh Hart has helped mold local youth for years. She is named this year's honorary chair of Relay For Life. She shares her story in today's edition.
* Local nursing homes and assisted living facilities are listed for COVID-19 case clusters in Weakley County, with one reporting 40 cases among residents, 20 cases among staff members and 4 resident deaths.
* Weakley County Marci Floyd talks about property tax notices and options for residents as her office prepares to start mailing out tax slips next week.
* Unemployment is down in 94 of 95 counties in the State of Tennessee.
* Martin Assistant Police Chief Phillip Fuqua is recovering and shares his story about what led to a recent brain surgery.
* 76th District State Representative candidates Tandy Darby and Jeff Washburn share where they stand on the issues and asks for support in the General Election.
* The Westview Chargers chose their homecoming court during Friday's match-up against Lake County.
* After canceled events significantly impacted the Carl Perkins Center's annual budget, the non-profit organization that helps victims of child abuse and their families is hosting the first-ever virtual auction of local goods and services.
* Members of the student organization League of Striving Artists on the UT Martin campus continues to spread cheer through large-scale art.
All of this and much more! Pick up a copy for 75 cents or call the office at 731-364-2234 to subscribe for only $30 for one year.

Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum asks citizens to continue to "mask up" after Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee yesterday lifted th...
09/30/2020
Mask Mandate in Public Spaces Remains in Place for County

Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum asks citizens to continue to "mask up" after Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee yesterday lifted the gathering restrictions across the state, but left the authority in place for county and metropolitan mayors to issue mask mandates for public spaces. Bynum is in his second term as county mayor, having been first elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/30/mask-mandate-in-public-spaces-remains-in-place-for-county/

Mask Mandate in Public Spaces Remains in Place for County By Editor | September 30, 2020 | 0 Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum asks Weakley Countians to continue to “mask up” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. WEAKLEY COUNTY (September 30) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued an Executive Order T...

This afternoon, Gov. Bill Lee's office announced an extended state of emergency through October due to COVID-19. While s...
09/29/2020
State of Emergency Remains Through October, Mask Authority Remains in Place

This afternoon, Gov. Bill Lee's office announced an extended state of emergency through October due to COVID-19. While some restrictions are lifted based on the governor's newest Executive Order including caps on gathering size, the mask authority for county and metropolitan areas remains in place.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/29/state-of-emergency-remains-through-october-mask-authority-remains-in-place/

State of Emergency Remains Through October, Mask Authority Remains in Place By Editor | September 29, 2020 | 0 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee NASHVILLE (September 29) – As a National State of Emergency remains in place, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the State of Emergency in Tennessee w...

County Commissioners agreed to apply for another grant that would expand broadband internet access in the county if it i...
09/28/2020
Weakley County Commission Applies for Grant Funding for Broadband Expansion in Rural Areas

County Commissioners agreed to apply for another grant that would expand broadband internet access in the county if it is approved for West Kentucky and Tennessee (WK&T) Telecommunications and Weakley County.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/24/weakley-county-commission-applies-for-grant-funding-for-broadband-expansion-in-rural-areas/

Weakley County Commission Applies for Grant Funding for Broadband Expansion in Rural Areas By Editor | September 24, 2020 | 0 Weakley County Commissioners approved several items during Monday night’s meeting, including a resolution forming a new standing committee dealing with opening, changing or...

County and state officials joined members of the community last week to break ground on UT Martin's STEM building, which...
09/27/2020
UT Martin, Community Celebrate Donation for STEM Building

County and state officials joined members of the community last week to break ground on UT Martin's STEM building, which is made possible by a donation from the Latimer family in Union City.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/24/ut-martin-community-celebrate-donation-for-stem-building/

UT Martin, Community Celebrate Donation for STEM Building By Editor | September 24, 2020 | 0 (L to R) Martin Mayor Randy Brundige, University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd, Union City philanthropist Bill Latimer, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum were in atte...

The Tenth  Annual SAL Joey Guest Poker Run
09/26/2020

The Tenth Annual SAL Joey Guest Poker Run

We will be serving bbq all day and smoked chicken $7 with sides. All first responders eat free

The McWherter family has expanded its beverage distribution business.https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/24/mcwher...
09/26/2020
McWherters Expand Beverage Industry

The McWherter family has expanded its beverage distribution business.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/24/mcwherters-expand-beverage-industry/

McWherters Expand Beverage Industry By Editor | September 24, 2020 | 0 Mike McWherter JACKSON (September 15) — The McWherter family of Jackson, with roots in Weakley County, announces the purchase of Arkansas Distributing Company, now Best Beverages of West Memphis. Three generations of McWherters...

09/26/2020

The Greenfield High School Yellowjackets take home a win tonight against Fulton County. Final score 20-16

09/26/2020

Final:
Westview 62, Lake County 22

09/26/2020

End of third quarter - Westview 55, Lake County 8

09/26/2020

Westview is on a roll tonight leading Lake County 47-8 in the third quarter at Hardy Graham Stadium.

09/26/2020

The Dresden Lions take the win against the Obion County Rebels tonight. Final score 20-12. Dresden travels to South Fulton next Friday night.

09/26/2020

The Westview Chargers lead the Lake County Falcons at halftime by a score of 27-8.

09/26/2020

Dresden Lions lead OC Central at the half 14-0
Westview leads Lake County Falcons at end of 1st 14-2

Dresden Lions Cheer Squad poses before Dresden's home game against the Obion County Rebels.
09/26/2020

Dresden Lions Cheer Squad poses before Dresden's home game against the Obion County Rebels.

09/25/2020

The Mobile Food Pantry is at First Baptist Church-Gleason on Saturday, September 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The food is free to the public and is placed in the car without having to exit the driver's seat. Everyone is welcome.

Members of the Westview Marching Band will provide football game visitors with a second performance tonight when the Wes...
09/25/2020
Westview Band Marching on Despite Health Pandemic

Members of the Westview Marching Band will provide football game visitors with a second performance tonight when the Westview Chargers take on Lake County at Hardy Graham Stadium. The band takes the field at 7:10. This is the Chargers' Homecoming game of the season. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
https://www.dresdenenterprise.com/2020/09/24/westview-band-marching-on-despite-health-pandemic/

Westview Band Marching on Despite Health Pandemic By Editor | September 24, 2020 | 0 Members of the Westview High School Marching Band opened the Chargers’ first home game against Covington Friday night at UT Martin’s Hardy Graham Stadium playing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Band members will...

Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27. Face masks for guests three years of age and older are required.
09/24/2020

Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27. Face masks for guests three years of age and older are required.

We are counting down the days until the Southern Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival this weekend! Over 50 vendors will be set up Sat., Sept. 26 and Sun., Sept. 27 with seasonal decorations, handcrafted jewelry, wooden crafts and so much more.
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For a full list of vendors, visit https://bit.ly/2FKuyox

C. E. Weldon Public Library
09/24/2020

C. E. Weldon Public Library

Help support local merchants and the new library by shopping locally in Martin. Purchase with a Purpose this Friday and Saturday. The following merchants are participating:

5 Seasons Mens Shop-Martin

Blake's BBQ

The Blue Swing Shaved Ice

Buff City Soap

Claire & Schuster

The Color Shop

E.W. James & Sons Supermarkets

Higher Ground Coffee Co. - Martin

J Marlins Salonspa

La Cabana

Martin's - Coffee & Bakery

Merle Norman Studio - Martin, TN

Monograms & More

North Lindell Interiors

Project 731

Rolling Smoke BBQ/Catering

Skyhawk Nutrition

St Charles Florist

Sammies

Sugar and Spice Ladies Clothing & Jewelry

The Grind Mac and Cheese Burger Bar

Teddy Kay Studio

Town & Country Dry Cleaners

Vicki's Designer Touch

Vincent Outfitters

Vowell and Sons

Warner Pace Interiors

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PO Box 139, 113 Wilson St
Dresden, TN
38225

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Dresden Enterprise In Print Since 1883 and Online Since 1999 113 S Wilson St, Dresden, Tenn. 38225 www.dresdenenterprise.com Phone 731-364-2234 Fax 731-364-5774 Submit News & Information [email protected] A Division of Tri-County Publishing, Inc., a Tennessee corporation, McKenzie, Tenn. Our Staff Joel Washburn [email protected] Publisher / Managing Editor / News & Sports Ramona Washburn Publisher Emeritus Jeff Washburn Managing Editor Emeritus Teresa Washburn [email protected] Office Manager / Accounting Brittany Washburn-Martin [email protected] Graphic Designer / Composition Supervisor Janna Pratt [email protected] Graphic Designer / Circulation Meg Mann [email protected] Advertising & Sales David Fisher [email protected] News Reporter Brad Sam [email protected] News & Sports Reporter Jim Potts [email protected] News & Sports Reporter Tri-County Publishing, Inc Commercial Printshop Jason Martin [email protected] Sports, News & Printshop Manager Phone 731-352-3323 Our Sister Publication McKenzie Banner 3 Banner Row McKenzie, Tenn. 38201 Phone 731-352-3323 Fax 731-352-3322 www.mckenziebanner.com

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Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:00

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