12-year-old charged with aggravated assault in Dyersburg

A 12-year-old is being held in Dyer County juvenile detention after attacking a family member with a knife. Dyersburg Police Chief Steve Isbell says just after midnight Saturday, officers were called to Harris Street where the juvenile had been involved in an altercation with another family member. Isbell says the 12-year-old retrieved a knife from […]Read More

Sharon man charged with stealing from parked vehicles in Martin

A Sharon man is accused of stealing from several parked vehicles in Martin. The arrest affidavit says three of the parked vehicles were along Stella Ruth Road and the fourth was at East Peach Street. The burglaries happened on July 6th. Twenty-five-year-old Michael Paul Kelley was arrested Friday on four counts of Burglary from a […]Read More

Obion County woman facing drug charges in Weakley County

An Obion County woman is facing multiple drug charges in Weakley County. Thirty-eight-year-old Laura Renee Hart, of Troy, was arrested by Weakley County Sheriff’s Deputy Nolan Roberts on the Ralston Baptist Church parking lot. Deputy Roberts noticed Hart’s car parked at the church and when he approached to make sure everything was okay, he noticed […]Read More

TBI 2020 Crime Report for Weakley County and municipalities

The TBI released its annual “Crime in Tennessee” report Monday, showing a decrease in more serious cases. The report showed the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department investigated 335 offenses and made 831 total arrests, including 818 adults and 13 juveniles. Also in the TBI report, the Dresden Police Department investigated 163 offenses with 128 arrests; the […]Read More

Tennessee average gas price hold steady for second week in

Tennessee’s average gas price held steady for the second week in a row at $2.88 per gallon The cheapest gas in the state is in Henry County with an average of $2.77. Other prices in Northwest Tennessee include Benton and Obion Counties at $2.83, Lake County at $2.85, Carroll and Gibson Counties at $2.86, Dyer […]Read More

Richard Larry Bennett, 86, Dresden

Graveside services for Richard Larry Bennett, age 86, of Dresden, will be Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 4:00 in the Sunset Cemetery in Dresden. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 20, 2021, from 3:00 until 3:45 at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden in charge of arrangements.Read More

Bobby Gene Edwards, 88, Sharon

Funeral services for Bobby Gene Edwards, age 88, of Sharon, will be Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at noon at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Sharon. Visitation will be Monday, July 19, 2021, from 4:00 until 7:00 and Tuesday, July 20,2021, from 11:00 until service time. Bowlin Funeral […]Read More

Dresden, Greenfield, and Westview chapters attend State FFA Convention

The Dresden, Greenfield, and Westview Chapters travelled to Gatlinburg this spring to attend the 93rd Annual Tennessee FFA State Convention. Over 3,000 FFA members and advisors gather each year at the Gatlinburg Convention Center to participate in four days full of workshops, sessions, and Career and Leadership Development Events. Students also interact with universities, businesses, […]Read More