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Surveillance Photo and Video Released in Liberty State Bank Robbery (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

February 11, 2016 - 10:00pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has released a surveillance photo and video of the gunman entering Liberty State Bank Wednesday morning

Sheriff Patrick Ray is hoping the public can be of assistance in helping catch the robber.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Carroll Arrested in High Speed Crash

February 11, 2016 - 9:53pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The man believed to be responsible for a high speed crash Monday night on Cookeville Highway near the Smithville City Limits has been arrested.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Seventy Six Vote Early, Most Choosing Republican Primary

February 11, 2016 - 9:25pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A total of 76 persons have cast ballots during the first two days of Early Voting in DeKalb County.

According to Administrator of Elections Dennis Stanley, 73 people have voted in person. Two have cast an absentee ballot and there has been one provisional ballot.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

School Board Grants Tenure to Seven Educators (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

February 11, 2016 - 9:06pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Board of Education granted tenure to seven educators Thursday night during the regular monthly meeting held at DeKalb Middle School.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Surveillance Photo and Video Released in Liberty State Bank Robbery (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

February 11, 2016 - 6:22pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has released a surveillance photo and video of the gunman entering Liberty State Bank Wednesday morning

Sheriff Patrick Ray is hoping the public can be of assistance in helping catch the robber.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN ON TIME FRIDAY

February 11, 2016 - 5:59pm

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN ON TIME FRIDAY

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Man on Parole in DeKalb Murder Case Arrested in Cookeville

February 11, 2016 - 8:37am

February 11, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A 43-year-old Smithville man, who was released from state prison on parole eleven months ago after serving more than twelve years in a 2002 DeKalb County murder case, is in trouble with the law again.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Charges Pending Against Truck Driver in High Speed Crash

February 10, 2016 - 8:03pm

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The driver of a pickup truck responsible for a high speed traffic accident Monday night on Cookeville Highway near the Smithville city limits is facing charges pending the outcome of the crash investigation.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY

February 10, 2016 - 7:33pm

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

WJLE's web streaming service is back!

February 10, 2016 - 4:38pm

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

WJLE's web streaming service is back!

Surfer Network Internet Broadcasting is now WJLE's provider of web streaming.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

(UPDATED) Gunman Flees with Cash in Robbery at Liberty State Bank in Liberty

February 10, 2016 - 11:55am

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A gunman held up Liberty State Bank in Liberty this morning (Wednesday) taking an undisclosed amount of cash.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

UCHRA Commodities Distribution Rescheduled

February 10, 2016 - 9:28am

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Due to weather, The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) has re-scheduled the next commodities distribution for DeKalb County, for Friday, February 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Liberty State Bank in Liberty held up. Search on for Gunman

February 10, 2016 - 9:18am

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Liberty State Bank in Liberty held up. Search on for Gunman

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

TN Ready Not Ready as Testing Begins

February 10, 2016 - 7:26am

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Tennessee began giving students a new high-stakes standardized “accountability” test called “TNReady” on Monday — but it turned out the test wasn’t ready due to a technology failure from a state vendor Measurement, Inc.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Locations to be Featured in Upcoming Movie

February 9, 2016 - 6:43pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The struggles of a young boy dealing with autism is the focus of a new movie still in production, scenes of which are being filmed in Smithville and DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY

February 9, 2016 - 6:29pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY

LBJ&C SMITHVILLE HEAD START CENTER CLOSED WEDNESDAY

All Motlow classes, both day and evening, at all campuses are canceled for Wednesday, February 10. Staff do not report.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Jet Fuel Now Available at Smithville Municipal Airport

February 9, 2016 - 2:06pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Municipal Airport is now selling jet fuel.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Free Flu Vaccine Available at DeKalb Health Department

February 9, 2016 - 12:55pm

February 9, 2016

The DeKalb County Health Department reminds everyone the best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated. Peak flu season is here, but you still have time to get vaccinated.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

WEATHER RELATED CANCELLATIONS

February 9, 2016 - 9:03am

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

WEATHER RELATED CANCELLATIONS

Due to inclement weather, The Smithville First UMC Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper and the Ash Wednesday Worship Hour has been postponed until next week. Stay tuned for further news.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sex Offender Arrested

February 9, 2016 - 5:59am

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A sex offender is back in trouble with the law.

50 year old David Royden Drennan of Sparta Highway, Smithville is charged with violation of the sex offender law.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County