Helen Louise Pentecost, 97, Dresden

Funeral services for Helen Louise Pentecost, age 97, of Dresden, will be Monday, November 21, 2022, at 2:30 at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Burial will be in the Sunset Cemetery in Dresden. Visitation will be Monday, November 21, 2022, from noon until service time. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden in charge of arrangements.Read More

Weakley County Schools represented at TAC Conference

Sharon School teacher Danielle Johnson recently represented Weakley County Schools at the Tennessee Teacher Advisory Council [TAC] Conference in Nashville. The TAC convened October 20-21 at the SCORE Offices on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, meeting with members of the Tennessee Department of Education and the State Board of Education to discuss policy, […]Read More

Local ‘Wreaths Across America’ project nearing goal

“Wreaths Across America” for Weakley and Obion Counties is only 200 sponsorships away from its goal of having a wreath for all veterans buried in local cemeteries in both counties. The program provides placement of an evergreen wreath on the graves of veterans buried in Sunset Cemetery in Dresden, Eastside Cemetery in Martin, and Beulah […]Read More

TBI releases school crime, domestic violence studies

The TBI released two new studies Friday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic violence nexus. Both studies utilize data from the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Among the findings of ‘School Crime 2021’: From 2019 to 2021, 22,855 crimes were reported by the […]Read More

UT Martin MBB squares off against Ole Miss for second

Winners of two straight contests, the UT Martin men’s basketball team goes back on the road for a matchup against the Ole Miss Rebels Friday night at 6:30 on SEC Network Plus. The Skyhawks (2-2) have found an offensive rhythm over their last two contests, putting up 220 combined points. That ties a school record […]Read More

High-flying Vols visit South Carolina with eye on CFP

Fifth-ranked Tennessee hopes to win 10 games in a season for the first time since 2007 when it visits South Carolina Saturday night. The Vols last 10-win season came 15 years ago and its last time reaching double-digit victories in the regular season was in 2003. The game also marks the return home for Vols’ […]Read More

UT Martin trio collects OVC postseason volleyball accolades

UT Martin graduates Logan Wallick and Karen Scanlon each nabbed a spot on the All-OVC first-team and Skyhawks coach Jaclynn Wilson was named OVC Coach of the Year as the OVC unveiled its 2022 volleyball honorees Wednesday night. The announcement marks the fifth time in school history (first since 2011) that a pair of Skyhawk […]Read More

Henderson County man arrested on drug and weapons charges

A Henderson County man faces drug and weapons charges following a joint investigation by the TBI, Memphis Police Department, and Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister says 43-year-old Jamie L. Pearson, of Cedar Grove, was arrested Wednesday after officers executed a search warrant at his home on Mt. Gilead Road and found meth, […]Read More