Grey chosen as Dyer Station Parade Marshal

Dyer Station Celebration’s 2018 Parade Marshal is Vanessa Grey. She was born in Trenton to Norman and Rosell Shanklin. She attended school at Dyer and graduated Dyer High School in 1971. She started to work right away after she finished beauty school in 1970.  She has been a beautician for 48 years and 34 of…

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Honorary chairs named for Relay for Life

By Victor Parkins, The Mirror-Exchange Gibson County Relay for Life will be held Saturday, June 2 at Milan City Park. Opening ceremonies are set for 6 p.m. and a Fighting Back ceremony will conclude the event at 11 p.m. For the first time in the history of the American Cancer Society fundraiser, Milan, Humboldt, Medina,…

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PHS baseball places third

By Gary Smith By splitting baseball games (winning 3-1 and losing 1-0) played last week against arch rival Gibson County, Peabody (15-8) will finish the district regular season in third place and enter the district tournament as the third seeded team. PHS, with three district losses, will finish the regular season in third place behind…

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Dyer Fire Dept. sees spike in call volumne

By J. D. Pinkerton The Dyer Fire Department has seen a drastic increase is its call volume, creating a need for more qualified and dedicated firefighters. In his departmental update at the Feb. 12 city board meeting, Fire Chief Ryan Shanklin said, “Our call volume has drastically increased in the last couple of years. In…

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Showing Appreciation

HONORING THE BLUE – The Tri-City Reporter would like to thank our community partners for helping us Honor the Blue. Pictured (clockwise from top left) are Capt. Knott Bailey and Tri-City Reporter Office Manager Brandi Howard at Dyer Police Department; Tri-City Reporter Advertising Director Leslie Ferguson and Chief Adam Branch at Rutherford  Police Department; Chief…

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Blankenship named new Gibson County historian

by Steve Short John Blankenship, Humboldt resident and current curator of the West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Museum in Humboldt, was appointed by the Gibson County Commission Monday morning January 8 as the new historian for Gibson County. Blankenship succeeds the late Fred Culp, who served in the position for many decades. Gibson County Mayor Tom…

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Dyer board seeking help from outside the city

By J. D. Pinkerton The Dyer City Council met on December 11 and discussed seeking help from outside the city to keep rental properties clean, fire department purchases, anthracite replenishment, and sidewalk repairs. Only four alderpersons were present as Michael Barron, Ray Carroll and Richard Reed were absent. At least four have to attend to achieve…

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Dyer businesses chip in for bus shelter

By J.D. Pinkerton Every morning before going into his office at City Hall, Mayor Chris Younger takes a ride around Dyer observing work that has been done and that is about to be done on his city. He also looks for ways to improve Dyer or to help the citizens lead happier lives. One such…

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