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DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED THURSDAY MARCH 5

1 hour 34 min ago

March 4, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Jim Judkins to End His Tenure as DeKalb Democratic Party Chairman

9 hours 13 min ago

March 4, 2015by: Dwayne Page

After serving as Chairman of the DeKalb County Democratic Party for the last five years, Jim Judkins has decided not to seek another term.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

US Postal Service to Adjust Hours at Dowelltown and Liberty

March 3, 2015 - 5:18pm

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Several months after reducing the daily operating hours in a cost saving measure, the U.S. Postal Service has announced plans to tinker with the schedule again at the Dowelltown and Liberty Post Offices, effective Saturday March 21.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Benefit Scheduled for Family of Two Year old Child Who Died Tragically Sunday

March 3, 2015 - 4:25pm

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction for the family of two year old Kayden Ray Fults, who died Sunday after apparently suffering an injury in a fall from a bunk bed at his Smithville home.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sheriff Looks to Strike Better Deal with Corps for Lakesite Patrols

March 3, 2015 - 3:00pm

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

For three decades the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with and compensated the county to provide extra sheriff's department patrols at designated lake sites during the summer.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

City Expects Results of New Water Cost Study Soon

March 3, 2015 - 2:31pm

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The City of Smithville is expected to receive a report soon from a North Carolina company which is doing another water cost study.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Man Serving 32 Year Prison Term for Child Rape Denied New Trial

March 3, 2015 - 2:11pm

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A 32 year old man who stood trial last summer and was convicted of raping an eight year old boy was denied a motion for a new trial in DeKalb County Criminal Court Friday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Man Wanted in Missouri Arrested by Sheriffs Department

March 3, 2015 - 9:18am

March 3, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department arrested a man last week wanted in Missouri.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Liquor Ordinance Receives Final Approval

March 2, 2015 - 7:12pm

March 2, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Aldermen Monday night took the final step toward authorizing liquor sales with the passage of an ordinance on second reading to amend the Municipal Code by establishing regulations for package stores in the city.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County High School Brings home several Awards

March 2, 2015 - 3:36pm

March 2, 2015

The DCHS FBLA chapter competed in regional competition recently. The following were the winners at Regional Conference who are eligible to compete at state conference in April.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Norrod Pleads "No Contest" to Child Sex Charges

February 28, 2015 - 9:17am

February 28, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A 39 year old McMinnville man indicted on child sex charges was sentenced to fifteen years in prison Friday in DeKalb County Criminal Court.

Judge David Patterson presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Winter Weather Causes Metal Roof to Collapse at Edgar Evins Marina

February 27, 2015 - 6:21pm

February 27, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A combination of ice, freezing rain, snow and wind from winter storms last week caused a metal roof over a portion of the dock at Edgar Evins Marina to collapse.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Starts Saturday for Phone Customers

February 27, 2015 - 6:01am

February 27, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Telephone customers are reminded that ten digit local dialing will be required to complete a call beginning Saturday, February 28.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27. BUS DRIVERS TO USE THEIR OWN DISCRETION

February 26, 2015 - 3:04pm

February 26, 2015by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27. BUS DRIVERS TO USE THEIR OWN DISCRETION

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Caplinger Appointed to DeKalb Beer Board

February 26, 2015 - 9:03am

February 26, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Rhonda Caplinger was appointed to the DeKalb County Beer Board Monday night by the county commission. She succeeds Bazel Dick Knowles, long time fifth district member of the beer board who recently resigned his position.

Caplinger will serve out Knowles' unexpired appointed term.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County