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Martin woman accepts plea deal for vehicular homicide

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor Martin resident Amanda Crowe accepted a plea deal Aug. 12 in Carroll County Circuit Court regarding offenses she committed two years ago. On June 23, 2020, Crowe was charged with reckless vehicular homicide, which is a class C felony carrying a range of punishment of three to six years…

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Mayor breaks tie vote on rescinding censure

              Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor Alderman Gwin Anderson made a motion to rescind the censure on Dresden Mayor Jeffrey Washburn. The motion was seconded by Alderman Kenneth Moore. The vote ended up being a tie with Anderson, Moore and Alderman Ralph Cobb voting yes and Alderwoman Sandra…

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Dresden city board meeting June 6

  By Press Reporter: Shannon Taylor The second reading for the budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year was held and passed unanimously. The water base rate would increase from $12.50 to $14.00 inside of city limits and would increase from $28.45 to $29.45 outside of city limits. The sewer base rate would increase from $18.75…

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Dresden mayor under fire by alderman

By Press Reporter Shannon Taylor The Dresden special called meeting erupted last night after an argument broke out between alderman Gwin Anderson and mayor Jeff Washburn over debris pickup and possible litigation from property owners. The meeting was called to address a bid for a monitoring contract for the debris pickup and an update on…

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Charles Lyles

Memorial Service for Mr. Charles Lyles of Gleason, TN, age 70, will be held Friday April 29, 2022 at Williams Funeral Home starting at 12 noon. Visitation will start at 11a.m. Friday April 29, 2022, at Williams Funeral Home in Gleason. Charles is survived by his daughters Tonya Reed of Gleason, TN. and Stephany Jones…

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You’ll never walk alone: ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ preview

Run time: Two hours with one 10 minute intermission Some strong language, sexual situations and violence This dark comedy starts with the ringing of a dead man’s cell phone. When that phone is answered by Jean (Gabriel Rogers), she becomes embroiled in the life of the deceased Gordon (Lathan Ross). “When a phone is ringing,…

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Charles Erwin

Charles Dennis Erwin, age 68, of Panama City, Florida passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at his home. Graveside Service will be Saturday, March 19, 2022, 11:00 A.M., in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Kozik of Green Valley, Arizona, Jimmy Wynn and Richard Sanchez both of Panama City, Florida.…

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Cursey Family Care opens in Union City

Family nurse practitioner Angie Cursey and Dr. Blake Ragsdale are pleased to announce the opening of Cursey Family Care in Union City. Cursey was raised in northwest Tennessee but resides in Martin with her husband, Keith, and their two daughters. They have been a part of the Martin community for 14 years. She has 20…

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Get it Local! Registration opens for Local Food Guide

Do you grow food? Do you make artisan foods? Do you have chickens with eggs for sale? Are you a beekeeper? Do you own a food truck or restaurant? Do you sell plants? Do you raise or process freezer beef/pork? Are you involved in agri-tourism or have a u-pick farm? Does your organization provide food…

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