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Cody Randolph Named New PE Teacher and Coach at DMS

4 hours 7 min ago

September 17, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A new Physical Education Teacher and Boys Basketball Coach has been named at DeKalb Middle School.

Cody Randolph will be taking over from former P.E. teacher and Coach Joey Agee who was recently named as the new Assistant Principal at DeKalb West School.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Suspected Drug Dealer Sentenced

September 16, 2014 - 4:49pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A DeKalb County man, found in March with more than $18,000 worth of pills in his possession, entered a plea and was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.

Judge Gary McKenzie presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Federal Mogul Copper Thief Sentenced in Criminal Court

September 16, 2014 - 3:57pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

One of three men accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of copper and brass from Federal Mogul in Smithville over an eight month period last year entered a plea and was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Monday.

Judge Gary McKenzie presided.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Free college! Tennessee Promise deadline set for Seniors to Register

September 16, 2014 - 2:52pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Imagine being able to go to college free of tuition and mandatory fees!

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Habitat in Search of Next Partner Family with Dream of Home Ownership

September 16, 2014 - 2:46pm

September 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County is seeking low income families in substandard housing who would like to realize the dream of homeownership.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Dowelltown Man Charged with Child Rape For Sexual Contact with Niece

September 15, 2014 - 6:26pm

September 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A Dowelltown man has been charged with two counts of child rape for allegedly touching his eight year old niece in a sexual manner on two occasions within the past two weeks.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

School Board Honors Former DWS Principal and Cafeteria Manager

September 15, 2014 - 5:15pm

September 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Board of Education Thursday night voted to honor two persons who served DeKalb West School for many years.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

WJLE: A Golden Celebration to air on DTC3

September 15, 2014 - 6:12am

September 15, 2014

In April, 1964, WJLE Radio in Smithville first went on the air as an AM only station at frequency 1480. Some seven years later, WJLE added an FM frequency at 101.7, and this year, 2014, WJLE Radio is celebrating it's 50th anniversary on the air.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

New Member Elected to DTC Board of Directors

September 13, 2014 - 5:48pm

September 13, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Members of DeKalb Telephone Cooperative (DTC Communications) have elected a new member to the Board of Directors.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Merriman to Receive Stipend as Volunteer Assistant Soccer Coach (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

September 13, 2014 - 9:49am

September 13, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Rhonda Merriman, who has been a volunteer assistant Girls Soccer Coach at DCHS for several years, will now be paid a stipend for her services.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Proposal to Outsource School Custodial Services Dropped

September 12, 2014 - 4:02pm

September 12, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County School System will not be outsourcing its school custodial work to the GCA Services Group

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithvillle Police Department Awarded K9 Ballistic Vest

September 12, 2014 - 2:59pm

September 12, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Police Department has been awarded a ballistic vest for K9 "Leo" thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Board of Education Asked to Fund Another School Nurse Position (VIEW VIDEO HERE)

September 12, 2014 - 6:14am

September 12, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Board of Education is being asked to ensure that each school has its own nurse by adding a new position.

Dee Anna Reynolds, Coordinated School Health Coordinator, addressed the Board with this concern Thursday night during the regular monthly meeting.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Evins Named School Board Chairman

September 12, 2014 - 4:52am

September 12, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Fifth district member W.J. (Dub) Evins, III is the new Chairman of the Board of Education.

Evins was named by his fellow board members to serve as chairman during Thursday night's regular monthly meeting.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County