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Flu Clinics Begin Wednesday in School System

September 30, 2014 - 7:57pm

September 30, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County School system is partnering with the local health department to offer flu vaccines to students this month, starting Wednesday October 1.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Trustee Mails 2014 Property Tax Notices

September 30, 2014 - 6:22pm

September 30, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Trustee's office has mailed the 2014 property tax notices and you should be receiving yours any day.

Property owners may pay their 2014 taxes without penalty from October 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015. Penalties begin accruing March 1, 2015.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Fire Destroys Mobile Home and Pickup Truck

September 30, 2014 - 6:14pm

September 30, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A fire Monday night destroyed a pickup truck and a mobile home at 3370 Bethel Road.

Central dispatch received the call at 8:28 p.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Navarro Overall Winner in FCCLA 5K

September 30, 2014 - 5:19am

September 30, 2014

The DeKalb County High School FCCLA chapter held it’s first ever 5K this past weekend at Green Brook Park. Taking part in this event were the DCHS running club, DMS running club, and outside runners in the county. Each runner was provided with a t-shirt, water stations, and fruits.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Well Known Liberty Man Charged with Reckless Endangerment and Aggravated Assault

September 29, 2014 - 4:11pm

September 29, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A well known Liberty man was arrested Saturday after being accused of pointing a gun at another motorist (family member) while chasing after him in his vehicle at high speeds on Highway 56 South.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Mother Accused of Giving Her Teenage Daughter Marijuana

September 29, 2014 - 3:42pm

September 29, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A mother has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for allegedly giving marijuana to her fifteen year old daughter.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Man Indicted In Death of His Father

September 29, 2014 - 1:06pm

September 29, 2014

A DeKalb County man has been indicted by the Wilson County Grand Jury in the death of his father, whose remains were found in his burned down home at Statesville in August.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DWS Observes "See You at the Pole"

September 29, 2014 - 8:44am

September 29, 2014by: Bill Conger

Students at DeKalb West celebrated their first amendment right to freedom of religion at Wednesday's annual "See You at the Pole" event.

Students who voluntarily wanted to attend stood around the new front of the school as the DWS Junior Beta Club officers lead the brief ceremony.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Class of 1964 to Celebrate 50th Year Reunion

September 29, 2014 - 6:25am

September 29, 2014by: Kaye Fedak

The Class of 1964 will commemorate the proud distinction of being the first graduating class of the current DeKalb County High School, with a day of celebration on October 4, 2014.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

October 6 is Deadline for Voter Registration

September 27, 2014 - 5:49am

September 27, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The deadline is only days away for those who wish to become registered to vote in time for the November 4 elections.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Wins Queen Supreme at State Fair

September 27, 2014 - 5:20am

September 27, 2014by: Shan Burklow

Girls from across the state gathered at the Tennessee State Fair recently to compete to see who was the fairest of them all. Many contestants traveled from DeKalb County to participate in the fair’s festivities in Nashville, TN with hopes of winning a crown.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DUD Gets Eleven Bids on Water Plant Construction Project

September 26, 2014 - 5:05pm

September 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb Utility District Board of Commissioners opened bids Thursday on the proposed water treatment plant project.

Eleven bids were submitted from companies interested in the work.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

October is Fire Prevention Month in DeKalb County

September 26, 2014 - 4:40pm

September 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

County Mayor Tim Stribling has designated October as Fire Prevention Month in DeKalb County.

Fire Chief Donny Green and Lieutenant Brian Williams of the DeKalb County Fire Department joined County Mayor Stribling for the signing of a proclamation on Thursday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

City Opens Bids for Sewer Project

September 26, 2014 - 5:51am

September 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The City of Smithville will soon be extending sewer services to an area annexed into the city limits earlier this year.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Firefighters Called to AEI Recycling

September 26, 2014 - 5:38am

September 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Members of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department were summoned to AEI Recycling on New Home Road Wednesday morning.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Election Commission Unveils New Website

September 25, 2014 - 9:24am

September 25, 2014

In an effort to better serve the voting public, the DeKalb County Election Commission has a new, very user-friendly web site and one that is more compatible with today’s smart phones and electronic tablets.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Probation Officer Charged with Forgery and Theft

September 24, 2014 - 4:21pm

September 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A probation officer has been arrested for using a client's money order to commit forgery and theft.

29 year old Ashley Lasser, who worked for CPS Community Probation Service is under a $51,500 bond and will be in court on October 2.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Clerk Implements New Services

September 24, 2014 - 4:12pm

September 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Two new services, Real Time Titles and the Electronic Submission of Documents, have been implemented at the County Clerk's office.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Jail to Offer On-Line Video Inmate Visitation (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

September 24, 2014 - 5:57am

September 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Jail will soon be upgrading its video inmate visitation system to a new web-based program that will allow families to visit with a prisoner from any location using a PC connected to the Internet.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County