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WJLE 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION TODAY!

8 hours 4 min ago

July 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

WJLE is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting today (Saturday, July 26th) from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and everyone is invited to attend at the radio station.

Light refreshments will be served.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Toddler Winners at the DeKalb County Fair

9 hours 11 min ago

July 26, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Winners of the annual Toddler Show were announced Friday evening at the DeKalb County Fair.

First place winners received a blue ribbon. Red ribbons went to those receiving second place.

This year's recipients are as follows:

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Fire Department Awarded Assistance to Firefighters Grant

July 25, 2014 - 9:48pm

July 25, 2014

DeKalb County Fire Department was contacted today by Senator Lamar Alexander’s office notifying Chief Donny Green that the department’s grant application in the amount of $52,300 has been approved.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Helping End Senior Hunger in the Upper Cumberland Area Locally

July 25, 2014 - 11:04am

July 25, 2014by: Glenda Davis

According to the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (April 2013), Tennessee ranked second in the nation in senior hunger or food insecurity. The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability located in Cookeville, Tennessee is making this issue a top priority.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Baby Show Winners Awarded at the Fair

July 25, 2014 - 6:05am

July 25, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Babies from one day to twelve months old were the center of attention during the annual Baby Show held Thursday evening at the DeKalb County Fair.

The winners (blue ribbon first place and red ribbon runner-up) are as follows:

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

State Supreme Court Justice Receives Support from Local Attorneys

July 24, 2014 - 3:07pm

July 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia "Connie" Clark visited DeKalb County Thursday morning campaigning to keep her seat on the state's highest court.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

FSA County Committee Nomination Deadline Approaching

July 24, 2014 - 1:28pm

July 24, 2014

Donny Green, County Executive Director for the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, reminds DeKalb County and Cannon County farmers that the deadline to nominate candidates to serve on USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee is August 1.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Jaycee Rochelle Johnson Crowned Miss Sweetheart

July 24, 2014 - 6:01am

July 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Jaycee Rochelle Johnson of Alexandria won the Miss Sweetheart pageant Wednesday night at the DeKalb County Fair. She is the 10 year old daughter of Tim and Shelly Hearn and Jon and Jaylene Johnson.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Carlee Elizabeth West Wins Miss Princess Pageant

July 24, 2014 - 5:31am

July 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The 2014 Miss Princess of the DeKalb County Fair is Carlee Elizabeth West, the nine year old daughter of D.J. and Megan Stewart of Smithville.

Twenty two girls ages 7-9 competed for the title Wednesday night.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Four Sentenced in Criminal Court

July 23, 2014 - 5:57am

July 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Four persons were sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday on charges ranging from the sale of drugs to auto burglary and theft.

Judge David Patterson presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Koegler and Bowman Capture Little Mister and Miss Crowns

July 22, 2014 - 9:31pm

July 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Abram James Koegler and Graycie Bowman were crowned Little Mister and Miss at the DeKalb County Fair Tuesday night.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Local High School Student on Mission to Guatemala

July 22, 2014 - 3:46pm

July 22, 2014

Julia Little, daughter of Dr. Scott Little and Kristin Raymond, was invited to participate in a Medical Mission trip June 7-14 to Guatemala. She is an upcoming Senior at DeKalb County High School, and is contemplating a career in Medicine.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

More than 1,000 Vote Early

July 22, 2014 - 3:10pm

July 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 1,049 persons have cast ballots during the first six days of early voting for the August 7 elections. That's 972 in person and 77 by absentee.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Lauren Ashley Medlin Crowned Fairest of the Fair

July 22, 2014 - 8:06am

July 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

18 year old Lauren Ashley Medlin is the 2014 Fairest of the Fair

Medlin, daughter of Greg and Teresa Medlin of Smithville, won the crown Monday evening during the annual pageant held on opening night of the DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria. Seven contestants competed for the title.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Caitlin Leigh Tyree Wins Junior Fair Princess Pageant

July 22, 2014 - 7:13am

July 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The 2014 Junior Fair Princess of the DeKalb County Fair is 14 year old Caitlin Leigh Tyree, the daughter of Josh and Carrie Tyree of Liberty.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Three Charged with Especially Aggravated Kidnapping

July 21, 2014 - 2:18pm

July 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Three men accused of kidnapping a man and woman and beating them with an axe handle Friday night have been arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Schools Open Next Week for Registration

July 21, 2014 - 6:01am

July 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County Schools will re-open with registration for all students on Thursday, July 31. That will be an abbreviated school day from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Friday, August 1 will be an administrative day for teachers only.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Fair Opens Monday

July 20, 2014 - 6:06am

July 20, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria begins its annual week-long run Monday.

The schedule of daily events is as follows:

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Almost 700 Vote Early

July 19, 2014 - 7:14pm

July 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 692 persons have cast ballots during the first four days of early voting for the August 7 elections. That's 634 in person and 58 by absentee.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County