A Sharon City Board member was involved in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.
Sharon Fire Chief Gary Eddings says the accident happened around 4:30 Monday afternoon as Alderwoman Ali Stalter and her two children, 11-year-old Madison Stalter and 6-year-old Carson Stalter, were traveling northbound on Highway 45 when a southbound Dodge Charger, driven by 32-year-old Brittany […]
A Dresden man is facing a drug charge after a traffic stop in Gleason.
Just after midnight last Monday night, 20-year-old Deven Christian Sims was stopped for a window tint violation by Gleason Police Patrolman Ben Burnett on Highway 22 in Gleason.
After seeing cigar wrappers commonly used to smoke marijuana, Patrolman Burnett asked Sims for consent […]
A Martin man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop on Elm Street in Martin revealed over 50 grams of marijuana.
28-year-old Noble Adair Chrisp was arrested just after midnight Saturday when Weakley County Sheriff’s Investigator James Sanders and Deputy Neil Cantrell noticed Chrisp driving without tail lights.
After noticing the odor of marijuana, the officers […]
Two out-of-town women are facing shoplifting charges in separate incidents at Martin Walmart.
In the first incident, just before midnight last Monday night, 33-year-old Kelly Wallace, of Holladay, was arrested by Martin Police Patrolman Adam Harrison after leaving the store with over $200 dollars in stolen items.
Wallace is charged with Shoplifting along with Failure to Appear […]
A Carroll County teenager is facing drug charges in Weakley County after being caught with marijuana and cocaine in Dresden.
18-year-old Laci Dawn Benson, of Hollow Rock, was arrested Friday night by Dresden Police Patrolman Thomas Travis during a traffic stop on Fuller Street.
A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana and cocaine, with Miss Benson admitting […]
A local judge says the new “Hands Free Tennessee” law now in effect in Tennessee will be a challenging law for citizens.
Obion County General Sessions Judge Jimmy Smith says with cell phones or smart phone devices such an extension of ourselves, the new law, which went into effect Monday, will be a difficult one for […]
The new “Hands Free Law” goes into effect in Tennessee today.
The name of the law basically describes it; drivers will not be able to hold a mobile device in their hand or against any part of their body beginning today.
This means no more recording or broadcasting videos while driving and no more holding your phone […]
For the 16th consecutive year, there is no tax increase for the City of Martin.
In a special-called meeting Friday afternoon, the Martin City Board passed the $11.3 million dollar budget for the city, which for the 16th straight year, contains no property tax increase.
While the property tax rate remains the same, there will be a […]
Interstate 40 has been shut down in both directions near the Dickson-Cheatham County line after a tanker truck overturned this morning.
WKRN reprts the crash involving the tanker and another vehicle happened this morning around 9:30 just west of the Kingston Springs exit at mile marker 188.
The THP reports the tanker is leaking “hazardous, flammable liquid.” […]
When Weakley County Schools return this fall, they’ll have two new boys basketball coaches and two new football coaches.
Former Dresden resident Mike Riggs will be coaching the Gleason boys basketball team and former Lake County coach Hunter Whitby will lead the Greenfield Yellowjackets.
Riggs replaces coach Chris Leo while Whitby replaces coach Chad Levister, who is […]