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Two Smithville Aldermen Speak Out Against Liquor

October 21, 2014 - 8:03am

October 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Although the decision rests with city voters, two Smithville Aldermen are speaking out publically against proposed liquor sales in stores and restaurants, issues that will be decided November 4 in two city referendums.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court Re-certified

October 21, 2014 - 5:32am

October 21, 2014

On October 1, 2014 the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Criminal Justice Services performed a site visit for the purpose of re-certifying the DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court program.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Police Make Arrests and Issue Citations

October 20, 2014 - 9:39am

October 20, 2014by: Dwayne Page

In his latest report on city crime news, Smithville Police Chief Randy Caplinger reports that 58 year old Charles Henry Ward is charged with driving under the influence and cited for violation of the implied consent law. He will be in court on November 6. His bond is $2,500 .

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

More Than 400 Vote Early

October 19, 2014 - 6:22am

October 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 426 persons have cast ballots during the first five days of early voting in DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Leadership DeKalb Supports Schools Through “Tools for Education”

October 19, 2014 - 5:54am

October 19, 2014by: David Barrett

The Leadership DeKalb Class of 2014 adopted a project named “Tools for Education.” The class’ goal was to support the Physical Education, Music, and Art teachers in our five schools, providing them with supplies and equipment that are not budgeted by the school board.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Carl Halfacre to Retire as Manager of Edgar Evins State Park

October 18, 2014 - 11:29am

October 18, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Carl Halfacre, longtime manager of Edgar Evins State Park, has announced his retirement.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Applications Sought for Angel Tree Project

October 18, 2014 - 6:00am

October 18, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Applications will be available for the 19th Annual Angel Tree Project from Monday, October 27th through Monday, November 3rd.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

School Spirit on Display during DCHS Homecoming Parade (View Video Here)

October 17, 2014 - 4:35pm

October 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County High School students celebrated the last day of Spirit Week with a Homecoming Day parade Friday afternoon.

The Tiger football team's homecoming opponent Friday night is the Macon County Tigers and the floats in the parade had a Tiger versus Macon County theme.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Foster Children's Fund Needs Donations for Holidays

October 17, 2014 - 6:07am

October 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Christmas season is drawing near. Remember what Christmas was like when you were young? The family gathered together to give and receive blessings and gifts.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Women's Golf Captures the APSU Intercollegiate; Sullivan Finishes Second

October 16, 2014 - 2:01pm

October 16, 2014

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Playing a wet course in very windy conditions, the Belmont women's golf team posted one of their lowest team scores in program history on Tuesday to win the APSU Intercollegiate held this week at Clarksville Country Club in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Involved in Thursday Morning Crash

October 16, 2014 - 10:22am

October 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Two people were involved in a crash this morning (Thursday) at the intersection of Highway 83 and Holmes Creek Road.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

263 Cast Ballots During Early Voting

October 15, 2014 - 4:31pm

October 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 263 persons have cast ballots during the first three days of early voting in DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Man Charged with Child Rape

October 15, 2014 - 4:19pm

October 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 52 year old Smithville man is charged with child rape.

Jacky Lynn Fults is under a $150,000 bond and he will be in court November 6.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Tenneco Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Smithville

October 15, 2014 - 2:14pm

October 15, 2014

Tenneco recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary of doing business in Smithville as well as National Manufacturer's Day on October 3rd.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Seeks to Fill Vacant School Board Seat

October 15, 2014 - 2:06pm

October 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The county commission may consider appointing someone to the school board from the fourth district at its next meeting later this month.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County