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DeKalb County Drug Court Hosts Christmas Party

5 hours 23 min ago

December 22, 2014by: Norene Puckett

The DeKalb County Drug Court program hosted its 5th annual Drug Court Children’s Christmas party on Friday, December 19. Each year, the DeKalb County Drug Court organizes a day for the participants and their children to come together to celebrate their recovery and the joy of being with family.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

TWRA Seeks to Increase License Fees

14 hours 33 min ago

December 22, 2014

For only the second time in 25 years, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is seeking to adjust the way hunting and fishing licenses and fees are structured in order to maintain its successful wildlife, fisheries and education programs.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Needy Families Treated to Christmas Party (VIEW VIDEO)

December 19, 2014 - 9:00pm

December 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Many needy families were treated to a dinner, entertainment, and gifts at the third annual Cops for Kids Christmas party held Friday night at the First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Fire Safety for Christmas Trees

December 19, 2014 - 4:22pm

December 19, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans with natural, fresh-cut Christmas trees to keep them in water because of the fire risk posed when they are allowed to dry out.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Police Issue Citations and Make Arrests for Shoplifting, Vandalism, and Alcohol Offenses

December 19, 2014 - 5:57am

December 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

In his latest report on city crime news, Smithville Police Chief Randy Caplinger reports that 30 year old Jeffery Dawes is cited for shoplifting. Chief Caplinger said according to a Walmart employee, Dawes recently left the store with unpaid for merchandise in his possession.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Second Graders Make Cards to Cheer Up a Sick Child

December 18, 2014 - 11:12am

December 18, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Second grade students at Smithville Elementary recently participated in a community project for Christmas.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

County Clerk Announces New Location for Drivers License Kiosk

December 17, 2014 - 4:27pm

December 17, 2014

Customers needing the services of the Driver’s License Kiosk machine will now find it more conveniently located inside the County Clerk's Office.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Solid Waste Transfer Station Expected to be Operational by Spring

December 17, 2014 - 6:14am

December 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Construction is underway on the new solid waste transfer station and it is expected to be operational by spring.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sheriff Reports Increase in Auto Break-ins

December 17, 2014 - 5:36am

December 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

With the rise in automobile break-ins lately in portions of DeKalb County, Sheriff Patrick Ray is urging you to "take notice and be on alert" especially during the holiday season.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Mayor and Aldermen Begin Discussions on Liquor Ordinance

December 16, 2014 - 2:55pm

December 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Mayor and Aldermen have begun discussions on developing an ordinance regulating the sale of liquor from retail package stores in Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Student with Airsoft Guns Granted Probation

December 16, 2014 - 2:45pm

December 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A DCHS student who got into trouble after two airsoft guns were found in his automobile at school last month appeared in Juvenile Court Thursday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Agreement Approved between DeKalb County and Alexandria Fire Departments

December 15, 2014 - 8:45pm

December 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County and Alexandria Volunteer Fire Departments have formed a partnership to render specific firefighting services to each other as needed through an automatic aid agreement.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County