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Unwanted Prescription Drug Takeback Set for Saturday

14 hours 47 min ago

April 24, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Police Department, DeKalb County Health Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Local Church Group Carries a Cross in Easter Observance

April 23, 2014 - 4:19pm

April 23, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Members of the Snow Hill Baptist Church and others demonstrated a small part of what Jesus went through on the day of His crucifixion by carrying a cross from Liberty to the courthouse Saturday.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

(UPDATED) Early Voting Turnout Remains Heavy

April 22, 2014 - 6:06pm

April 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Voter turnout remains heavy and is on pace to top early voting participation in the May primary four years ago according to the DeKalb County Election Commission.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Judge Candidates Outspending Other Local Primary Races

April 22, 2014 - 11:32am

April 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The latest local financial disclosure reports are in, providing a window into how much money candidates have raised and spent on advertising and other campaign materials from January 16 through March 31.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Election Commission Offers Reminders

April 22, 2014 - 10:52am

April 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

With interest running high in the May 6 primary elections, local voters are reminded of certain deadlines that are fast approaching.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Drunk Driver Found with Handguns and a Small Child

April 22, 2014 - 9:34am

April 22, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A Smithville man was arrested last week after he was found driving drunk with a small child and two handguns in the vehicle with him at the time.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Students to Hear Why Farmers Need Science & Technology to Grow Healthier Food

April 22, 2014 - 9:29am

April 22, 2014

How are farmers using science and technology to grow healthier food? What’s the impact on our food, animal care and the environment? Students at DeKalb County High School will get those questions answered on Wednesday, April 23.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Motorcycle Wreck Sparks Brush Fire

April 21, 2014 - 9:27am

April 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 19 year old Smithville man wasn't seriously injured but his motorcycle was destroyed after it crashed and burned Sunday evening on Bethel Road.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Trial Date for Askins and Webb Delayed Again

April 21, 2014 - 9:07am

April 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The trial date for former UCDD officials Wendy Askins and Larry Webb has been delayed again in U.S. District Court.

The new trial date is July 15.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Escape Serious Injury in Bizarre Accident

April 21, 2014 - 5:52am

April 21, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Two people from Rutherford County escaped serious injury Sunday when their car ran off West Broad Street (Highway 70) in Smithville and into a creek under a bridge at Anthony Avenue.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Dates Set for Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

April 20, 2014 - 6:55am

April 20, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County Schools would like to share two upcoming dates with parents for the 2014-15 school year concerning enrollment in the pre-kindergarten program and the kindergarten classroom.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Over 300 Vote Early

April 19, 2014 - 2:59pm

April 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A total of 318 persons have cast ballots during the first three days of early voting for the May 6th Primaries. That includes 40 who voted by absentee.

Only twenty four people have voted in the Republican Primary. A total of 294 have voted in the Democratic Primary.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Three Persons Named in Grand Jury Sealed Indictments Arrested

April 19, 2014 - 7:13am

April 19, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Sheriff's Department has arrested three people named in Grand Jury sealed indictments.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

USDA Sets Date for Soybean Request for Referendum

April 19, 2014 - 5:45am

April 19, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order (Order), as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act (Act).

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Original Staff Member Recalls Early Days of WJLE

April 18, 2014 - 8:11pm

April 18, 2014by: Dwayne Page

An original staff member of WJLE paid a visit Thursday to share a few photographs and memories of her time working here when the station went on the air for the first time 50 years ago this month.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County