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Bobby Robinson Jr.

Bobby Robinson Jr., 72, of South Fulton died Feb. 23, 2024, at his home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The Messenger/2.26.24

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Robbie Hines

Robbie Fay McWherter Hines, 80, of Gleason was born on March 30, 1943 and passed way on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. Her wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at First Baptist Church in Gleason. Visitation will be held from noon until service time. She…

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James Allen

James McArthur Allen, 79 of Sharon, TN passed away peacefully at his home in Sidonia, TN of natural causes on 2/21/24.He was born in Detroit, MI on 03/12/1944 to the late James M. Allen and Mamie (Warren) Allen.. James is preceded in death by his parents, brother Damon Allen, sisters Lana Stogner, Teresa Kaiser, Carolyn…

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BREAKING: Martin Police make arrests in Nov. shooting at UT Martin

Martin Police Department Investigators announced on Monday morning that they recently made arrests in the Nov. 17 shooting on the UT Martin campus. According to the report, 19 year-old Ahmad Paige, of Memphis, was arrested in his hometown and transferred to the Weakley County Detention Center, “on or about December 19th, 2023.” Martin Police Chief…

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Iris Bell

Mrs. Iris Young Bell, 81, of Martin died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at Van Ayer Manor Nursing Home in Martin. A memorial services will be at a later date. Mrs. Bell was a member of First Baptist Church, Martin and was a retired nursing assistant at Weakley County Nursing Home in Dresden. She is survived…

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Traffic stop in Gleason leads to McKenzie man facing multiple drug charges

A McKenzie man with an extensive criminal history is facing multiple drug charges after a traffic stop in Gleason leads to the discovery of multiple prescription drugs inside of the car he was traveling in. According to a report from the Gleason Police Department, on Feb. 18 at around 1:40 a.m., Officer Alex Sherwood conducted…

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Phylis Keith

Phylis May Keith, 74, of Troy, died Feb. 20, 2024, at her residence. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Saturday at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The Messenger/2.21.24

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ROAD TO SUCCESS

ROAD TO SUCCESS — Obion County Mayor Steve Carr (left) and Matt Ketchum, team lead with the Tennessee Department of Transportation Region 4 in the Newbern construction office, paused on State Route 690 — the future I-69 — at the Highway 51 interchange this morning as they discussed today’s plans for opening the mainline loop…

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Dan Sinclair

Danny Harrison “Dan” Sinclair, 74, of Martin passed away 10:55 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Martin. Dr. Mike Sams  officiated. Burial followed in East Side Cemetery. Visitation was held at First Baptist Church in Martin from…

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Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams, 69, of Union City died Feb. 14, 2024, at his home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McPhearson-Rawls Funeral Home Chapel in Union City. Published in The Messenger 2.21.23

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