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Voters to Elect President, Congressman, State Representatives, and to Decide City Referendums

September 24, 2016 - 6:24am

September 24, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Election Commission has released the ballot for the November 8 U.S. Presidential Election and Tennessee General Election.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Voter Registration on the Rise (VIEW NOVEMBER 8 SAMPLE BALLOT HERE)

September 23, 2016 - 3:10pm

September 23, 2016

Local voter registrations have increased this year in anticipation of the November 8 Presidential election, leading local officials to anticipate a heavy turnout.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Class of 2017 Makes Appeal for Donations for Project Graduation

September 23, 2016 - 11:31am

September 23, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Members of the DCHS Class of 2017 are asking for your support of Project Graduation.

Chloe Cripps, a DCHS Senior, urges you to stop by any DeKalb County branch office of Liberty State Bank to make a donation.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Downtown Street Paving Expected Monday and Tuesday

September 23, 2016 - 5:49am

September 23, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The paving of downtown city streets is tentatively scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, September 26 & 27.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Tiger Golfer Earns Berth in State Tournament

September 22, 2016 - 9:22pm

September 22, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DCHS Tiger Golf team finished 4th in the Region 4A AA Golf Tournament at Fall Creek Falls State Park on Thursday with a score of 353.

Individually Isaac Walker earned a 2nd place finish in the Region and a berth in the State Tournament at Willowbrook in Manchester October 3-5.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS Quarterback Suffers Season Ending Injury (WJLE'S "TIGER TALK" PROGRAM HERE)

September 22, 2016 - 9:04pm

September 22, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Tigers are hoping to get their fourth straight victory and the fifth of the season Friday night as they travel to Lafayette to face the Macon County Tigers.

(CLICK LINK BELOW TO HEAR WJLE'S "TIGER TALK" PROGRAM THIS WEEK)

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Local Man Charged in Warren County with Electronic Tracking of his Estranged Wife's Car

September 22, 2016 - 8:28pm

September 22, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A DeKalb County man is in trouble with the law in Warren County for allegedly hiding a tracking device in his estranged wife’s car while under a restraining order to stay away from her.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Free Medicare Help is Available

September 21, 2016 - 4:24pm

September 21, 2016

Free Medicare Help is Available

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Roller Named 2016 DCHS Homecoming Queen

September 21, 2016 - 4:09pm

September 21, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The 2016 Homecoming Queen at DeKalb County High School is Kaitlyn Elizabeth Roller.

A senior, Roller is the 17 year old daughter of John and Michele Roller of Dowelltown.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Statewide Archery Season for Deer Begins Saturday

September 21, 2016 - 2:56pm

September 21, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The statewide archery season for deer is Sept. 24-Oct. 28. The first of two Young Sportsman hunts is Oct. 29-30. Archery season resumes Oct. 31-Nov. 4. Archery/muzzleloader season is Nov. 5-18.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

One Injured in Rear End Collision

September 21, 2016 - 5:23am

September 21, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Two people were involved in a rear end collision Tuesday afternoon on Highway 56 south near Webb's Chapel Church.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Goff Sentenced in Drug Case

September 20, 2016 - 2:59pm

September 20, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville man was sentenced Monday, September 12 in DeKalb County Criminal Court after entering a plea to one count of attempting to sell a schedule II drug.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Johnson Airlifted After Late Night Crash

September 20, 2016 - 7:08am

September 20, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A 61 year old man was airlifted after a one car crash late Monday night on Poss Road.

Trooper Bobby Johnson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that 61 year old Kenneth Johnson was traveling southbound on Poss Road near his home in a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria at around 11:05 p.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Electric System May Proceed to Build New Substation

September 20, 2016 - 6:06am

September 20, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Smithville Electric System now has the blessing of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to proceed with plans to build a new substation on South College Street.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Cookeville Woman Airlifted After Sunday Motorcycle Wreck

September 19, 2016 - 8:08pm

September 19, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A Cookeville couple was involved in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on Dale Ridge Road (Highway 96).

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Couple Charged in Theft at Houseboat

September 19, 2016 - 7:39pm

September 19, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A local couple has been arrested in connection with the recent theft of guns, coins, jewelry and other items stolen from a houseboat at Pates Ford Marina

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Nine Involved in Friday Night Crash

September 19, 2016 - 5:49am

September 19, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Nine people were involved in a two vehicle crash Friday night on Highway 146 near the Cannon County line.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County