Threat at Dresden High School Leads to Investigation: Victim’s father enraged with school’s response to threat
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 incident. On Friday, Feb. 16, Weakley County Sheriff Terry McDade sent out a press release stating, “On 2-16-2024 Sheriff Terry McDade and...
Cottage Grove Accident Knocks Out Power
Cottage Grove, Tenn.–Power was out for a time overnight in the Cottage Grove area when a car knocked out a power pole on Lampkins Rd. No injuries were report. The Cottage Grove Volunteer Fire Department and Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded. (Cottage Grove VFD photo)
Union City Resident Wakes Up to Burglars Inside of Residence
Union City police investigated an apartment burglary on High School Drive. Police reports said an officer was flagged down by 26 year old Montel Dickerson, who ran from his apartment during the burglary. Dickerson told the officer he woke up to see two black males standing beside his bed. Dickerson...
Three Weakley Co. Schools Named Reward Schools
Dresden, Tenn.–Weakley County Schools announces that three district schools – Dresden Elementary, Dresden Middle, and Martin Middle – have achieved the prestigious status of Tennessee Reward Schools, as recognized by the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE). Based on data from the 2022-23 academic year, these schools have earned this distinction through outstanding performance according to the State’s rigorous scoring matrix.
Weakley County Voting
One-hundred persons voted Wednesday to cast a ballot in the Presidential Preference Primary and Weakley County Primary. Of that number 88 voted Republican and 12 voted Democrat. It was the largest turn out of early voting since it began on February 14th in this year’s primary. The total is now is 630 persons have voted. Voting continues through March 5th.
Gleason, February 24 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Halls High School basketball team will have a game with Gleason School on February 24, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Road work schedule – West Tennessee counties
From the Tennessee Department of Transportation – There will be possible DAYTIME lane closures at various locations in Region IV to repair pavement and/or retrace pavement markings and guardrail repair on an as needed basis. There will also be NIGHTTIME lane closures for guardrail repair at various locations throughout the 21 counties.
Union City Residents May Receive New Method for Paying City Taxes
Union City residents may get a more convenient way to pay their city taxes in the future. Discussion on the issue came during the latest City Council meeting, when Union City resident Pat Capps made a request to the board.(AUDIO) Currently, city taxes in Union City must now to be...
Union City Police Investigating Theft of Funds From Bank Account
The Union City Police Department is investigating the theft of funds from a bank account. Police reports said officers spoke with Joan Morris, of Union City, who discovered almost $1,4000 taken from her ex-mother-in-law’s account when paying for her nursing home bill. Ms. Morris presented a statement from Commercial...
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Paris
In this piece, we explore three exceptional Mexican restaurants located in the heart of Paris. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Future Interstate 69 in Union City To Open Today
Union City, Tenn.–Today is the big day. The Tennessee Department of Transportation will be opening the mainline of the future I-69 in Union City today. Crews will be in Obion County this morning to make the transition from both ends of the highway. TDOT Spokesperson Nichole Lawrence told RadioNWTN, “It will take most of the morning for crews to make the transition on both ends.”
Dresden High Student Charged with Threatening School Violence, Case Now in Juvenile Court
A Dresden High School student has been charged with threatening school violence and has been removed from the school. School Resource Officer Deputy Rob Harrison investigated the incident, which involved threats to other students. The Weakley County Juvenile Court is now handling the case. Sheriff Terry McDade confirmed that no violence occurred and no one was endangered during the incident.Visit here for more details.
Dresden High School and Local Law Enforcement Investigate Reported Concern, Assure No Current Threat
Dresden High School and local law enforcement are investigating a reported concern at the school. Parents have been informed and assured that necessary actions will be taken based on the investigation's findings. The school has confirmed that there is no current threat and safety measures are in place.
Local Medical Legacy: Father-Daughter Team Serve Henry County for 15 Years
Dr. James Hudson and his daughter, Annie Kate Massey, have been working together for 15 years at the Henry County Medical Center (HCMC). They provide medical care, support, and treatment. Their collaboration was not planned but developed naturally due to their shared home environment and mutual interest in medicine.
Seats full for upcoming Martin’s Citizens Police Academy
All seats are now full for Martin’s Citizens Police Academy, 30 residents have signed up to attend. For more than twenty years the Martin Police Department has helped local residents learn more about their police department through the Citizen’s Police Academy. Assistant Chief Phillip Fuqua says classes are...
Early Voting Steady in Weakley County
Four hundred-sixty-six ballots have been cast since early voting opened for the Weakley County Presidential Preference Primary and County Primary. Three-hundred- ninety- four Republicans and 72 Democrats have cast ballots totaling 466 who have qualified to vote. Registered Weakley Countians may vote early at the Masonic Lodge near Westview High...
Puppy Pals Return To Krider Performing Arts Center
Paris, Tenn.–They’re funny, fabulous, and furry! – Puppy Pals returns to Krider Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 4 at 6:30 for a show the whole family can enjoy. Each canine star of the show was rescued, and now they light up the stage along with their human counterparts for an evening of amazing feats and comedy. Admission is $20 for adults, $18 for teens ages 13-17 and seniors 60+, and $12 for kids ages 2-12. Get tickets at KriderPAC.com in advance. Tickets will be available at the door.
A Taste of Italy in the Heart of Paris: 4 Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring four exquisite Italian restaurants located in the heart of Paris. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
PLUS Grants Keep On Giving To Henry County Students
Paris, Tenn.–The PLUS grants keep on giving. Biology Students at E.W. Grove School in Paris conducted a gel electrophoresis lab yesterday with equipment purchased through a PLUS grant. This was molecular rainbow gel electrophoresis. They will be running DNA using this technique in an upcoming unit. PLUS grants provide teachers the opportunity to think beyond the regular curriculum and provide programs for students that give something extra to learning. Teachers said, “We are thankful for Plus grants and support of our community to make learning engaging and fun!”
FFA Conducts Solemn Flag Retirement Ceremony
Paris, Tenn.–The Paris FFA conducted a solemn flag retirement ceremony Wednesday morning at Henry County High School. The ceremony has become an annual event. A large group of students, SROs, Paris Firefighters, and advisors gathered around the flag pole in front of the high school for the ceremony. Emcees were FFA President Brevin Hutson and other FFA officers. They took turns reading descriptions of the ceremony and its purpose and asked everyone on hand to “never take for granted the freedoms we have”. Shannon McFarlin photo.