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Liberty State Bank in Liberty held up. Search on for Gunman

10 min 3 sec ago

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Liberty State Bank in Liberty held up. Search on for Gunman

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

TN Ready Not Ready as Testing Begins

2 hours 1 min ago

February 10, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Tennessee began giving students a new high-stakes standardized “accountability” test called “TNReady” on Monday — but it turned out the test wasn’t ready due to a technology failure from a state vendor Measurement, Inc.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Locations to be Featured in Upcoming Movie

February 9, 2016 - 6:43pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The struggles of a young boy dealing with autism is the focus of a new movie still in production, scenes of which are being filmed in Smithville and DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY

February 9, 2016 - 6:29pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY

LBJ&C SMITHVILLE HEAD START CENTER CLOSED WEDNESDAY

All Motlow classes, both day and evening, at all campuses are canceled for Wednesday, February 10. Staff do not report.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Jet Fuel Now Available at Smithville Municipal Airport

February 9, 2016 - 2:06pm

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Municipal Airport is now selling jet fuel.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Free Flu Vaccine Available at DeKalb Health Department

February 9, 2016 - 12:55pm

February 9, 2016

The DeKalb County Health Department reminds everyone the best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated. Peak flu season is here, but you still have time to get vaccinated.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

WEATHER RELATED CANCELLATIONS

February 9, 2016 - 9:03am

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

WEATHER RELATED CANCELLATIONS

Due to inclement weather, The Smithville First UMC Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper and the Ash Wednesday Worship Hour has been postponed until next week. Stay tuned for further news.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Sex Offender Arrested

February 9, 2016 - 5:59am

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

A sex offender is back in trouble with the law.

50 year old David Royden Drennan of Sparta Highway, Smithville is charged with violation of the sex offender law.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Ole Man Winter Returns to DeKalb County

February 9, 2016 - 5:41am

February 9, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Another Blast of winter weather moved into DeKalb County Monday evening with snow and slippery roads. State highways appear to be in good condition Tuesday morning in the Smithville area.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY

February 8, 2016 - 1:00pm

February 8, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Early Voting Begins Wednesday (VIEW SAMPLE BALLOT HERE)

February 8, 2016 - 6:28am

February 8, 2016by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County voters may cast ballots starting Wednesday, February 10 at the courthouse in the Tennessee Presidential Preference Primaries and the DeKalb County Democratic Primary

(CLICK LINK BELOW TO VIEW SAMPLE BALLOT)

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Anderson Arrested Second Time for Drug Offense in Less than a Month

February 5, 2016 - 5:37pm

February 5, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Less than a month after being arrested on a drug charge, 44 year old Tammie Michelle Anderson has been busted again by Smithville Police.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Chamber Elects Executive Board Members and Officers

February 5, 2016 - 3:35pm

February 5, 2016

The Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce recently elected their 2016 Chamber Executive Board Members and welcomed 5 new Chamber Board Members at their January meeting.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Cookeville Boat Dock Has 30 Days to Appeal Court Order in Delinquent Tax Case

February 5, 2016 - 6:14am

February 5, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The owners of Cookeville Boat Dock, Inc. have 30 days to appeal a court order filed this week demanding they pay almost $138,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to DeKalb County from 2004 to 2013.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Fire Department Applies for Grant

February 4, 2016 - 5:05pm

February 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department has submitted an application for a grant to purchase mobile computing devices or tablets for the city's fire trucks.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

State Board of Education Seeks Public Feedback on Social Studies Standards

February 4, 2016 - 3:43pm

February 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

The state board of education is seeking public feedback on social studies standards for grades K-12.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Phone Service Down at CFEC

February 4, 2016 - 11:27am

February 4, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Telephone service to all office locations of Caney Fork Electric Cooperative is currently down. Efforts are underway to solve the problem.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Election Commission Issues Four Petitions for Smithville Alderman

February 3, 2016 - 11:36am

February 3, 2016by: Dwayne Page

Four persons have been issued qualifying petitions by the election commission to run for Smithville Alderman in August.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County