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Jennings named DCHS principal

Jennings named DCHS principal

 

A new principal will take the helm at DeKalb County High School on July 1.

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Shoplifting report leads to meth bust

Shoplifting report leads to meth bust

 

A shoplifting accusation that proved to be false resulted in a local woman being busted for meth recently.

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Amateur Radio Field Day set for June 24

Amateur Radio Field Day set for June 24

 

Members of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 from 1-8 p ...

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Tennessee Mafia Jug Band to receive Blue Blaze Award

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band to receive Blue Blaze Award

 

Jamboree goers will be treated to a dose of the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band and its special brand of humor, music and good, clean fun ...

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TVA Issues Road/Water Traffic Caution for Center Hill Lake

 

The Tennessee Valley Authority is issuing a road and water traffic caution for Friday, June 23, 2017, due to transmission line work that crosses Indian ...

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May denied parole

May denied parole

 

A 21-year-old woman serving an eight-year sentence in connection with the 2015 death of her 23-month-old child will serve at least two more years behind ...

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Puckett drafted by Oakland

Puckett drafted by Oakland

 

The Oakland Athletics selected southpaw Cody Puckett in the 30th round with the 861st pick of the 2017 MLB Draft Wednesday afternoon.

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Residents wake to intruder

Residents wake to intruder

 

A 47-year-old Smithville man is charged burglary and vandalism after residents of a Sparta Highway home allegedly woke Sunday morning with him standing in their ...

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Multiple agencies bust five for drugs, guns

Multiple agencies bust five for drugs, guns

 

Five people, all previously convicted felons, were arrested Friday in Alexandria after a joint drug sting involving several law enforcement agencies.

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Free school meals to continue

Free school meals to continue

 

While all students will enjoy free meals again next year in DeKalb County, adults who eat in the cafeteria will see an increase in rates.

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Time for Project Welcome Mat

Time for Project Welcome Mat

 

The 45th annual Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree and Crafts Festival is coming Friday and Saturday, June 30-July 1, and the Smithville-DeKalb Co. Chamber of Commerce invites ...

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Pody enters race for state senate

Pody enters race for state senate

 

Mark Pody, a Lebanon businessman and currently 46th District state representative, announced his intent to campaign for the 17th State Senate District today in prepared ...

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Director of schools announces professional personnel and support staff hirings

Director of schools announces professional personnel and support staff hirings

 

Director of Schools Patrick Cripps has announced that contracts have been signed with professional personnel and support staff for the 2017-18 school year.

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Bryant moves to central office

Bryant moves to central office

 

Dr. Kathy Bryant, the principal at DCHS for the last two years, has taken a position in the board of education’s central office.

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College Street bridge bid awarded

College Street bridge bid awarded

 

The Veterans Memorial Bridge on College Street across Highway 70 should soon see some badly needed repairs.

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Fiddlers Jamboree & Crafts Festival set to begin June 30

Fiddlers Jamboree & Crafts Festival set to begin June 30

 

Faithful fiddle fans will gather on the courthouse square in Smithville for the 46th annual Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival on June 30 and ...

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Smithville budget approved on first reading

Smithville budget approved on first reading

 

Smithville Aldermen approved on first reading the $6.4 million budget plan for 2017-18 Monday night.

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Local physicians practice again at hospital

Local physicians practice again at hospital

 

Local physicians are again treating patients at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital, which is now under management of Ascension-an arrangement which became official May 15, 2017.

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Fireworks sales allowed inside city limits

Fireworks sales allowed inside city limits

 

The Smithville Aldermen voted 4-0 with Josh Miller absent Monday night to adopt an ordinance authorizing the sale of fireworks in the city limits on ...

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Man busted for calling victim from jail

Man busted for calling victim from jail

 

Jose Arias, 30 was charged with violation of conditional release on May 29.

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