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Smithville Electric System Plans Citywide Power Outage

12 hours 45 min ago

May 24, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Electric System will have a citywide power outage at midnight on Saturday, May 30th for 2 to 4 hours, to upgrade equipment at the Smithville substation.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Airlifted After Rollover Crash in Alexandria

14 hours 10 min ago

May 24, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Two people from Wilson County were airlifted after a one car rollover Saturday afternoon on West Main Street just outside the city limits of Alexandria.

Central dispatch was notified at 4:43 p.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Hayes and Ruch Receive White Rose Awards, Trail Gets Citizenship Honor (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

May 23, 2015 - 6:17am

May 23, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Graduating seniors said their farewells to DCHS as students during Friday night's commencement. And in honor of 23 month old Colten May who tragically died last Sunday, each graduate wore a small blue ribbon in support of child abuse awareness.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Hayes and Ruch Receive White Rose Awards, Trail Gets Citizenship Honor

May 23, 2015 - 6:17am

May 23, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Graduating seniors said their farewells to DCHS as students during Friday night's commencement. And in honor of 23 month old Colten May who tragically died last Sunday, each graduate wore a small blue ribbon in support of child abuse awareness.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Mother and Boyfriend Make First Court Appearance in Child Death Case

May 22, 2015 - 5:07pm

May 22, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville mother and her boyfriend indicted Tuesday in the death of the woman's 23 month old son made their first court appearance on Friday morning.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Class of 2015 to Graduate Tonight

May 22, 2015 - 5:30am

May 22, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The Commencement for the Class of 2015 at DeKalb County High School will be tonight (Friday) at 7:00 p.m. on the football field.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Intoxicated Woman Found with Bags of Pills During Traffic Stop

May 21, 2015 - 6:40pm

May 21, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A Murfreesboro woman believed to be intoxicated was found with bags of pills in her vehicle during a recent traffic stop by a county deputy.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

D.A.R.E. Essay Winners Awarded at DeKalb West School

May 21, 2015 - 4:44pm

May 21, 2015by: Dwayne Page

Fifth graders at DeKalb West School received pins and certificates during the annual D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony held Thursday.

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program was conducted by D.A.R.E. Instructor and Chief Deputy Don Adamson of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Farm Service Agency Presents 30 Year Length of Service Award

May 21, 2015 - 4:21pm

May 21, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency recently presented Shawn Rice, Program Technician, with her 30 Year Length of Service Award.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Introducing Tiger Media's first literary magazine

May 21, 2015 - 10:38am

May 21, 2015by: Donna Emmons

Embracing the opportunity to try something new, co-advisers Nallely Prater and Donna Emmons, along with Tiger Media staff members Lydia Trail and Caleb Rowland, chose to publish a product that would showcase student creative talent.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

"TECH TALK" to Feature Discussion about Medicare TODAY!

May 21, 2015 - 6:40am

May 21, 2015by: Dwayne Page

"Listen for "TECH TALK" Thursday, May 21 from 8:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. on WJLE AM 1480/FM 101.7 sponsored by Smithville Computer Repair. This week's guest will be Gary Malone of Eagle Point Financial. He will be discussing Medicare. You may call in your questions to him at 615-597-4265.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Recognizes Tennessee Scholars

May 20, 2015 - 5:30pm

May 20, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The 2015 DCHS Tennessee Scholars were recognized during Monday night's Annual Awards Program at the high school

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Clerk Completes Training to Become Certified Public Administrator

May 20, 2015 - 3:46pm

May 20, 2015by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County Clerk James L. (Jimmy) Poss is among county officials across the state who have earned status as a Certified Public Administrator after completing the County Officials Certificate Training Program (COCTP).

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Tigerettes Eliminated from State Softball Tournament

May 20, 2015 - 12:33pm

May 20, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The DCHS Tigerettes have been eliminated from the TSSAA Class AA State GIRLS Softball Tournament after losing to South Gibson 9-0 Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro.

The Tigerettes also lost Tuesday night to Chattanooga Central 8 to 3.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Proclamation Recognizes EMS Week

May 20, 2015 - 9:51am

May 20, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A week dedicated to celebrating emergency service workers is being recognized in DeKalb County.

The community relies on emergency workers to rush to the rescue, no matter what the circumstance.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Tigerettes Lose Their First Game of State Tournament

May 19, 2015 - 9:33pm

May 19, 2015by: Dwayne Page

The DCHS Tigerettes lost 8-3 to Chattanooga Central Tuesday night in the first round of the TSSAA Class AA State Girls' Softball Tournament in Murfreesboro.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Over Half Million Dollars in Scholarships Awarded at DCHS

May 19, 2015 - 6:07pm

May 19, 2015by: Dwayne Page

More than $560,000 in scholarships were awarded to members of the Class of 2015 at DeKalb County High School during Monday night's annual Senior Awards program.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

(UPDATED) Smithville Couple Indicted in Death of 23 Month Old Child (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

May 19, 2015 - 10:50am

May 19, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville mother and her boyfriend were named in sealed indictments returned by the DeKalb County Grand Jury today (Tuesday) in the death of the woman's 23 month old son, Colten Alexander May over the weekend.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Rock Island Man Held in Warren County for Death of Former DeKalb County Resident

May 18, 2015 - 10:43pm

May 18, 2015by: Dwayne Page

A Rock Island man has been arrested in Warren County and charged with criminal homicide in the death of a former DeKalb County resident

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Ceremony marks completion of Center Hill Dam barrier wall (VIEW VIDEOS HERE)

May 18, 2015 - 9:14pm

May 18, 2015

Officials celebrated the completion of a barrier wall in the main dam embankment of Center Hill Dam during a ceremony today at the work platform on top of the dam. The $115 million foundation barrier wall is a key component of the U.S.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County