UT Martin MBB home game against SEMO rescheduled for January

The OVC has announced that the UT Martin men’s basketball matchup against Southeast Missouri has been moved to Tuesday, January 26. The game – which will serve as the backend of a doubleheader with the Skyhawk women’s basketball program – will tip off at 8:00 at the Elam Center. It was previously announced on Friday […]Read More

Mother and her boyfriend charged with abuse, neglect of vulnerable

A mother and her boyfriend are facing charges of abuse and neglect of the woman’s adult daughter who relied on them for care. TBI spokesperson Keli McAlister says 42-year-old Belynda Antonette Scott and 38-year-old Carlos Taylor Johnson, both of Decaturville, are charged with Aggravated Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult with Physical Harm, Aggravated Neglect of […]Read More

Center Point Business Solutions merges with Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC

Accounting firm Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) recently announced an acquisition of Center Point Business Solutions. Center Point will become a fullservice Professional Employer Organization (PEO) known as ATA Employment Solutions (ATAES), effective January 1, 2021. “We are excited for Center Point to join our Family of Firms,” said ATA managing partner, John Whybrew. “This […]Read More

Dresden businesses penalized for underage sales violations

Four Dresden businesses have been assessed penalties for selling alcohol to an underage individual. In a meeting of the Dresden Beer Board this month, TJ’s Market on East Main Street and Dollar General, Little General, and the Sayle Oil Company Exxon station, all on Highway 22, were issued a $500 civil penalty and a six […]Read More

Parler CEO releases statement

Parler CEO John Matze released a statement Sunday following controversy surrounding his social media platform. In his statement, Matze said: “In an interview this week, some believe I gave the impression that I somehow did not care whether Parler is used to incite violence. I want to set the record straight: That interpretation could not […]Read More

Weakley County Schools name Teachers of the Year

Peer recognition has made its way to the halls of Weakley County Schools as teachers once again identify Teachers of the Year. Each year ballots are distributed at the building level to identify the best candidates for Pre-K through 4th grade, 5th grade through 8th, and 9th through 12th. The 2021-22 winners per grade band […]Read More

FBI agents search TN lawmakers’ offices and homes

FBI agents have been searching the homes and offices of two Tennessee state lawmakers. US Attorney spokesman David Boling says today’s searches included the homes of former GOP House Speaker Glen Casada and State Representative Robin Smith. Boling declined to provide further information regarding the nature of the searches and how many lawmakers were involved. […]Read More

Weakley County Sheriff’s Department investigating shooting

The Weakley County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a shooting Saturday that injured a male juvenile. Captain Randall McGowan says around 6:30 Saturday night, deputies were called to a residence on Davis Memorial Road south of Dresden where a 17-year-old male had been shot. The victim told officers that he was shot when he returned […]Read More

Officer dies after being injured in Capitol attack

A US Capitol Police officer has died after being injured during Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol building. The US Capitol Police Department released a statement confirming the death of Officer Brian D. Sicknick from injuries sustained while responding to the riot at the U.S. Capitol Building. “At approximately 9:30 this evening (January 7, 2021), United […]Read More