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Willoughby Updates Board on Personnel

April 16, 2014 - 5:03pm

April 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Director of Schools Mark Willoughby updated the Board of Education on recent personnel moves during Tuesday night's monthly meeting.

Those employed since last month include the following:

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Good Turnout for First Day of Early Voting

April 16, 2014 - 4:22pm

April 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Eighty two persons voted in person Wednesday on the first day of early voting for the May 6th Primaries. Four persons voted by absentee.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DeKalb Firefighters Association Announces Political Endorsements

April 16, 2014 - 6:22am

April 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb Firefighter's Association is endorsing candidates for county mayor and the county commission in the local Democratic Primary on May 6th.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Community Leaders Honored at Chamber Banquet

April 16, 2014 - 5:57am

April 16, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The winners of the annual Leadership DeKalb Alumni awards were honored Tuesday night during the Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet at the DeKalb County Complex.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Federal Mogul Announces Layoffs

April 16, 2014 - 5:06am

April 16, 2014

Federal-Mogul has announced that 50 workers at its Smithville location will soon be without employment, as the company moves forward with the second round of layoffs in two years in Smithville.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

TCAP Testing to Begin

April 15, 2014 - 3:53pm

April 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County students will be taking the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, or TCAP, Achievement Tests starting April 29.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Norrod Indicted on Child Sex Charges

April 15, 2014 - 6:21am

April 15, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 38 year old McMinnville man has been indicted on child sex charges.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Man Charged with Stealing Bronze Vases from Cemetery Tombstones

April 14, 2014 - 7:37pm

April 14, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 26 year old man has been charged with stealing bronze vases from cemetery tombstones and then selling them at a scrapyard.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Two Juveniles to be Tried as Adults in Kidnapping and Robbery

April 14, 2014 - 6:53pm

April 14, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Two sixteen year old boys accused of forcing their way into the home of a Smithville woman and then assaulting and robbing her in September have been indicted by the DeKalb County Grand Jury.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Early Voting Begins Wednesday

April 14, 2014 - 6:22am

April 14, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Early voting begins Wednesday, April 16 in the DeKalb County Democratic Primary as well as the Democratic and Republican Primaries for offices in the seven county 13th Judicial District which includes DeKalb County.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

State Lawmakers Repeal DeKalb County Private Act

April 13, 2014 - 9:14am

April 13, 2014by: Dwayne Page

State Lawmakers have voted to repeal a 1949 Private Act governing the manner in which members of the DeKalb County Democratic Party's Executive Committee are selected. Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper, in a recent opinion, found the Act to be unconstitutional and unenforceable.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Rabies Vaccination Clinics Scheduled

April 13, 2014 - 5:53am

April 13, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Spring and summer mean having fun in the sun and enjoying many outdoor activities. Keeping your family safe is also important.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Older Voters More Likely to Show up at the Polls

April 12, 2014 - 11:32am

April 12, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Older voters in DeKalb County are much more likely to show up at the polls on election day than younger voters.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Alexandria Man Indicted in Sex Crime

April 11, 2014 - 12:19pm

April 11, 2014by: Dwayne Page

A 38 year old Alexandria man has been indicted on a charge of sexual battery by an authority figure.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

DCHS FBLA Organization Attends State Leadership Conference

April 11, 2014 - 11:17am

April 11, 2014

Eighteen members of the DeKalb County High School, Future Business Leaders of America organization attended the Tennessee State Leadership Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee this week.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Smithville Resident Chosen as Upper Cumberland Regional Teacher of the Year Grades 9-12

April 11, 2014 - 6:18am

April 11, 2014by: By TONY STINNETT, Cannon Courier Sports Editor

Cannon County still has a Cannon County High School Teacher in the running for Tennessee Teacher of the Year.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

Four Indicted for TennCare Fraud

April 11, 2014 - 6:11am

April 11, 2014by: Dwayne Page

Four persons have been named in sealed indictments charged with TennCare Fraud.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County

State Lawmakers Pay Tribute to DCHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian

April 10, 2014 - 4:36pm

April 10, 2014by: Dwayne Page

The State House of Representatives has adopted resolutions paying tribute to the DCHS Class of 2014 Valedictorian Kelsey Evins and Salutatorian Ashley Barnes.

Categories: Community News, DeKalb County