Weakley County

Weakley Public Safety Committee Reports on Bulletproofing Benches

Weakley County officials focused on safety in committee meetings Monday, starting with the courtrooms. Many people were confused by references in the public safety committee’s agenda to “bulletproofing courthouse benches,” but the reference was to the judges’ benches in the courtrooms. The bench is where judges, clerks and witnesses sit during court proceedings. According to…

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Weakley County Press Offers a Yearend Look at 2018

Elections, new businesses, debate over a countywide ambulance service and best measures for school security, and festivals were among the items grabbing headlines in 2018. Here’s a sample of the stories. You can see the full year’s recap in the printed Press of Jan. 1 and Jan. 3. JANUARY The county received its first snows…

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