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County to Apply for CDBG Water Line Extension Grant

November 26, 2014 - 3:44pm

November 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Commission Monday night adopted a resolution to apply for a $525,000 Community Development Block Grant on behalf of the DeKalb Utility District.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Grand Jury Indicts Trio for Especially Aggravated Kidnapping

November 26, 2014 - 5:47am

November 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Three men accused of kidnapping a man and woman and beating them with an axe handle in July have been indicted by the new term of the DeKalb County Grand Jury, which convened Monday, November 24

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Reagan Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault in Kidnapping Case

November 26, 2014 - 5:33am

November 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 32 year old man who participated with a co-defendant in the robbery and kidnapping of an elderly man over a year ago was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court on Monday.

Judge David Patterson presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Student with Air Soft Pistols Suspended

November 25, 2014 - 1:57pm

November 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A DCHS student who bragged to a fellow classmate about bringing a gun to school and was later found with two air soft pistols in his vehicle on campus has been suspended.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

School Board to Consider Free Lunches for All Students

November 25, 2014 - 1:46pm

November 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County students are being offered free breakfast at school this year under the "Universal Breakfast" program.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Teens Get Eight Year Sentences for Robbery and Kidnapping

November 25, 2014 - 1:44pm

November 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Two seventeen year old boys accused of forcing their way into the home of a Smithville woman and then assaulting and robbing her in September, 2013 were sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.

Judge David Patterson presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Poss Resigns as County Safety Director

November 25, 2014 - 11:44am

November 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County is in search of a new County Safety Director.

After serving in the position since 2009, James L. "Jimmy" Poss has resigned in order to focus on the duties of his elected responsibilities as County Clerk.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

FSA County Committee Elections Underway

November 25, 2014 - 11:26am

November 25, 2014

Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, announces that the 2014 FSA county committee elections are underway as ballots were mailed to eligible voters in Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 2 of DeKalb County and Local Administrative Area # 4 of Cannon

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

One Dead, One Wounded in Sunday Shooting

November 23, 2014 - 11:20pm

November 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

One man is dead and another wounded after a shooting arising from a domestic disturbance Sunday evening at 308 Steeple Chase Drive in Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Police Investigating Armed Robbery

November 23, 2014 - 11:19pm

November 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred Friday morning at Jewel's Market on South Congress Boulevard.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

One Dead, One Wounded in Sunday Shooting

November 23, 2014 - 7:28pm

November 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

One man is dead and another wounded after a shooting arising from a domestic disturbance Sunday evening at 308 Steeple Chase Drive in Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

School Bus Drivers Recognized for Years of Service

November 22, 2014 - 9:41am

November 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The local Woodmen of the World Family Fraternity and Transportation Supervisor Jimmy Sprague hosted school bus drivers to a luncheon Friday at the county complex.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Student Brings Air Soft Pistols to School

November 21, 2014 - 6:55pm

November 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A DCHS student who bragged to a fellow classmate about bringing a gun to school was taken into custody Friday after two air soft pistols were found in his automobile parked on campus.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Chamber Presents Milestone Award to Tenneco

November 21, 2014 - 1:49pm

November 21, 2014

The Smithville-DeKalb Co. Chamber of Commerce recently presented a Milestone Award to Tenneco celebrating 20 years in business in Smithville. Tenneco employs over 400 employees currently at the Smithville plant.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Fire Leaves Family Homeless

November 21, 2014 - 5:28am

November 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A fire Thursday morning has left a family homeless.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Kate Miller Sworn Into Office as Newest School Board Member (VIEW VIDEO)

November 20, 2014 - 9:28pm

November 20, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Fourth district member Kate Miller met with her colleagues on the Board of Education for the first time Thursday night during the regular monthly session.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County