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Notice of 2017 FSA County Committee Election and Local Administrative Area (LAA) Boundaries

 

Donny Green, DeKalb/Cannon County FSA County Executive Director, announces that the nomination period for the 2017 Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee Election is ...

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Kent Takes Final Bow

Kent Takes Final Bow

 

After devoting her life to education for 40 years, Regina Kent is retiring from her professional passion. When the longtime educator walks out the door ...

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Garrtt Hayes nominated for John W. Harris Leadership Award

Garrtt Hayes nominated for John W. Harris Leadership Award

 

DWS Junior Beta President Garrett Hayes was the local nominee for the Beta Club’s Most Valuable Player trophy. Unfortunately, the 8th grader didn’t ...

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Vehicle registration cost to increase

Vehicle registration cost to increase

 

The price of registering a vehicle in the state of Tennessee will go up on July 1.

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Legal Aid Society Adds New Paralegal at Cookeville Office

Legal Aid Society Adds New Paralegal at Cookeville Office

 

COOKEVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2017 — Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Heather Duggan ...

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Timber Ridge Inn gutted by fire

Fire heavily damaged the Timber Ridge Inn on Cookeville Highway near the Putnam-DeKalb county line Tuesday afternoon.

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DeKalb County Insurance received Erie's Founder Award

DeKalb County Insurance received Erie's Founder Award

 

For the second consecutive year, DeKalb County Insurance, Inc. is one of a select group of agencies honored by Erie Insurance Company with the Founder ...

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Officer recommends May’s parole be denied

Officer recommends May’s parole be denied

 

A parole hearings officer has recommended that Jessica May, 21, who has served two years of an eight-year sentence for attempted aggravated child neglect since ...

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Fuson, Robinson honored by lawmakers

Fuson, Robinson honored by lawmakers

 

The DCHS 2017 Valedictorian Rachel Fuson and Salutatorian Hunter Robinson were honored by state lawmakers at a luncheon Wednesday.

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Trapp arrested with gun at Walmart

Trapp arrested with gun at Walmart

 

Smithville police said a 34-year-old local man was charged with aggravated assault last week after officers responded to a call reporting that he pulled a ...

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Redmon gets degree before DCHS graduation

Redmon gets degree before DCHS graduation

 

DCHS senior Bailey Redmon will be the only DeKalb student to cross the stage at DCHS commencement with a college diploma already in hand in ...

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Teachout charged as fugitive from justice

Teachout charged as fugitive from justice

 

A 32-year-old Smithville man was taken into custody by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, charged with being a fugitive from justice in Florida.

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Jennings, Cross top scholarship winners

Jennings, Cross top scholarship winners

 

Awards night was held Monday for DCHS seniors, and Steven Jennings and Eli Cross topped the scholarship tally with more than $100,000 each.

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George arrested for hitting woman with stick

George arrested for hitting woman with stick

 

Joel Thomas George Sr., 54, was arrested on May 20 and charged with aggravated assault.

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Retiring Hardee’s manager presented with a Chamber Community Spotlight Award

Retiring Hardee’s manager presented with a Chamber Community Spotlight Award

 

The Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce presented a Community Spotlight Award to Mr. Mark Harrell.

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Habitat for Humanity to Raffle Kayak

Habitat for Humanity to Raffle Kayak

 

Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County will raffle an 11 foot Jackson Riviera Kayak on Saturday, May 27. The drawing will be held on WJLE ...

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TWRA officers work toward trash reduction

TWRA officers work toward trash reduction

 

Patrols take wildlife officers into the far reaching corners and to the popular spots for hunters and anglers. They appreciate conversations and feel kindred to ...

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Tommy Webb to be Memorial Day speaker

Tommy Webb to be Memorial Day speaker

 

DeKalb Countians will come together to honor those who have fallen in defense of our at a Memorial Day program on May 29 at the ...

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City police to hold car seat safety checkpoint June 7

City police to hold car seat safety checkpoint June 7

 

The Smithville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, Safe Journey and the DeKalb County Health Department to offer a car safety ...

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Man charged after fleeing crash scene

Man charged after fleeing crash scene

 

A man who allegedly caused a head-on crash and then fled the scene has been charged with vehicular assault, evading arrest, violation of the registration ...

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