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DCHS Recognizes Students Excelling in ACT Readiness

3 hours 4 min ago

December 6, 2016by: Jenny Norris

DeKalb County High School is working to recognize students making strides on the ACT test. As part of the TN Department of Education’s Tennessee Succeeds initiative, the state is working to increase the state average for student ACT scores to 21 by the year 2020.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Teen Injured in Saturday Night Wreck

3 hours 30 min ago

December 6, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A teenager was injured in a pickup truck crash Saturday night on Highway 83 (Allen Ferry Road) near the Little League ball park.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Names of Fire Victims released by Smithville Police

December 5, 2016 - 11:40am

December 5, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Police have now released the names of the victims in Sunday’s mobile home fire on South Mountain Street.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Three dead, Two Seriously Injured in Mobile Home Fire

December 4, 2016 - 12:40pm

December 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

An investigation is underway by the Smithville Police and Fire Departments and State Fire Marshal’s Office to determine the cause of a mobile home fire Sunday which claimed the lives of three people including a man, woman, and child, and seriously injured another woman and child.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

LIBERTY CHRISTMAS PARADE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. (NO MAKEUP DATE PLANNED)

December 4, 2016 - 10:04am

December 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

LIBERTY CHRISTMAS PARADE TODAY (SUNDAY) CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. (NO MAKEUP DATE PLANNED)

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Santa Arrives in Smithville, DCHS Band Performs (View Videos Here)

December 4, 2016 - 6:00am

December 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department, sponsor of the Smithville Christmas Parade, escorts Santa to town Saturday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Christmas Parade Float Winners (View Videos Here)

December 4, 2016 - 5:24am

December 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Pedigo's New and Used won 1st place at the Smithville Christmas Parade Saturday for their float entry "Radio Flyer" wagon

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Christmas Parade Videos (VIEW ENTIRE PARADE HERE)

December 3, 2016 - 6:30pm

December 3, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Spectators lined the streets Saturday eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa in the annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department.

(SMITHVLLE CHRISTMAS PARADE: PART 1)

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

NHC Smithville Honors CNA’s of the Year

December 2, 2016 - 5:55pm

December 2, 2016

Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) provide essential care in healthcare settings by assisting patients with activities of daily living. Nine area residents were recently recognized as CNA’s of the Year at NHC Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Farris Gets Five Year Sentence in Meth Case

December 2, 2016 - 5:37pm

December 2, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A man arrested by Smithville Police in June during a drug bust appeared for sentencing in DeKalb County Criminal Court on Monday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Christmas Marketplace and Yard Sale for DCHS Project Graduation Coming Saturday

December 2, 2016 - 4:42pm

December 2, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Members of the DCHS Class of 2017 are asking for your support of Project Graduation by shopping the Christmas Marketplace and Yard Sale on Saturday, December 3.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DTC Ending Its Mobile Wireless Network Operation

December 1, 2016 - 8:09pm

December 1, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DTC Communications is getting out of the mobile wireless business.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

District Attorney General Pleased with Cody Key Sentence (LISTEN TO HIS COMMENTS HERE)

December 1, 2016 - 6:37pm

December 1, 2016by: Dwayne Page

District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway is pleased that 25 year old Cody Key is going to prison over the beating death of 23 month old Colten Alexander May.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Cody Key Gets 45 Years for Second Degree Murder in Beating Death of Child

December 1, 2016 - 3:41pm

December 1, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville man may spend the rest of his life in prison for the beating death of his girlfriend’s 23 month old son last year.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

New Arby's Restaurant Opens to Line of Customers

December 1, 2016 - 9:48am

December 1, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The new Arby’s Restaurant opened for business this morning at 10 a.m. and a line of customers from the front door to around the side of the building waited their turn to be among the first to be served and for a chance to get free meals for a year.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Takes Next Step On Cherry Hill Community Center Property

November 30, 2016 - 1:17pm

November 30, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Commission has taken the next step toward outright ownership of the Cherry Hill Community Center property on Cookeville Highway.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital Installs Digital Microscope

November 30, 2016 - 12:53pm

November 30, 2016

Saint Thomas DeKalb Hospital now has a technology most regional hospitals in smaller towns don’t: a digital microscope. In prior years, the hospital lab used an optical microscope to process cell samples.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Farm Service Agency County Committee Election Underway

November 30, 2016 - 12:48pm

November 30, 2016

The 2016 FSA County Committee Election is underway as ballots were mailed to eligible voters in Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 3 of DeKalb County on November 7th.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Clerk Office to Offer New Service

November 30, 2016 - 12:44pm

November 30, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Anyone wishing to renew boat registrations or to purchase hunting and fishing license through the county clerk’s office will now have that opportunity.

Thanks to the TWRA’s Tennessee R.E.A.L. system, persons may make transactions electronically over the internet.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Football Stepping Up to Class 4A

November 29, 2016 - 6:58pm

November 29, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County High School Football is stepping up a class next year going from Class 3A to 4A.

Enrollments for Class 4A are from 822 to 1,102. The DCHS enrollment is 856.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County