Steven Ray Dawson, 64, Kenton

A memorial service for Steven Ray Dawson, age 64, of Kenton, will be Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 1:00 at Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield. Visitation will be Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 11:00 until service time. Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield in charge of arrangements.Read More

Dyersburg man arrested after assaulting ex-girlfriend

A Dyersburg man is facing charges after physically assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Dyersburg Police Chief Steve Isbell says 20-year-old Bobby Ashley was arrested Monday afternoon on Phillips Street after officers arrived and found a female victim bleeding profusely with substantial facial injuries. The victim told officers she was returning some property to the home after they […]Read More

Temporary closure on US 45 Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge Thursday

The U.S. 45 Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge will be temporarily closed Thursday morning for sign and maintenance work. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Keith Todd says the bridge will be closed from 9:00 until 11:00. Todd says the temporary closure is to allow repairs to the overhead signage and right-of-way maintenance work on the bridge approaches. […]Read More

Fiber Research Committee to discuss county’s fiber network

The Weakley County Fiber Research Committee will get an update Wednesday morning on the three phase plan for connecting Weakley County to high-speed fiber internet. At the committee’s last meeting in May, WK&T Operations Manager Stacy Riley said the area south of Martin should be completed by October or November, while Phase II in the […]Read More

UT Martin Volleyball earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for 2020-21

For the eighth time in program history, UT Martin has been spotlighted by the United States Marine Corps and American Volleyball Coaches Association with a Team Academic Award. The Skyhawks combined for a 3.59 Grade Point Average during the 2020-21 academic year, easily qualifying for the award which honors programs that maintain a year-long 3.30 […]Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol competes for Best-Looking Cruiser Award

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is competing in the “2021 Best-Looking Cruiser Contest” and voting is underway. State highway patrols and state police organizations from across the country are competing for the top spot, with the winner presented with the “Best-Looking Cruiser Award” and featured on the cover of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) […]Read More

Local DSCC student-athletes honored for academic and athletic achievements

Dyersburg State Community College celebrated the academic and athletic success of its baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and cheer teams for the 2020-21 academic year during a virtual prerecorded video ceremony July 1. The video can be accessed from the College’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Women’s basketball player Caroline Singleton of Paris was recognized for […]Read More