News Archives 2009

WBRY Local News

Farm Family School Begins January 7th

The 2010 Farm Family School is scheduled to begin on Thursday, January 7th with the Mid State Producers Annual Meeting. Ben Neal with TLN will discuss marketing opportunities for Beef Producers. January 14th will include Dr. Fred Hopkins and Dr. Jim Neel discussing management tips for “Weaning Healthy Calves”. While Dr. Hopkins has made been ... Read more

Sheriff’s Department Investigates Weekend Death

On Saturday, December 19th at approximately 5:30am the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department was called to 4090 Jim Cummings Highway for an emergency medical service assist. Deputy Patrick Fann was the first officer on the scene and found two women (Lisa Hallmon and Kim Phillips) standing outside the residence. They told Deputy Fann that Jesse Paul ... Read more

Cannon County SAVE Has New Look For Christmas

Thanks to the generosity of a local business, Cannon County SAVE has a brand new look. Potter’s ACE Hardware recently donated paint and linoleum so that we could have a more pleasant and updated environment. According to SAVE Director Lisa Baird, “the new look has made the office more inviting and calming, especially to victims ... Read more

Cannon Defeats Coffee On The Road

Cannon County Lionettes and Lions were on the road Friday night to Coffee County. The Lionettes defeated the Lady Red Raiders by a score of 47 to 39. The Lions defeated the Red Raiders by a score of 63 to 45. WBRY will have a replay of both games following the 8:00am news Saturday on ... Read more

State Fire Marshal Asks Residents To Practice Fire Safety At Home

Tennessee Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Leslie A. Newman wants to remind Tennesseans to keep safe and warm, as winter sets in across the state. But she urges residents to be cautious in the use of alternative heat sources. “The winter weather means many people will begin to heat their homes with fireplaces, ... Read more

Local Elves Assisting Santa In Cannon County

The Christmas tree at the Cannon County Jail is ready for Santa and his elves to deliver Christmas presents to children beginning December 21st through December 23rd. A total of 122 toys were collected for this yearly event conducted by Sheriff Nichols and his department. “I want to thank all the individuals in the community ... Read more

Cannon Circuit Court on Thursday

Cannon Circuit Court on Thursday Chancellor Robert E. Corlew, III presided over Cannon County Circuit Court on Thursday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included: Johnny Whittemore was reset for February 25, 2010. He is charged with violation of probation. Aaron Moon pled guilty to the charge of ... Read more

Bredesen Announces Plans for Special Session on Education

Governor Phil Bredesen today announced plans to exercise his constitutional authority to call for a special session of the Tennessee General Assembly focusing on education, including both K-12 and higher education. The special session will be set to begin January 12, 2010, to coincide with the start of the regular legislative session, placing education first ... Read more

Appeals, Elections and Lighting Fill Planning Commission Meeting

The Town of Woodbury Board Of Zoning Appeals met last night at the City Hall in Woodbury for the first time since December 2008 Items on the agenda included the election of chairman, vice-chairman and secretary was held. Members voted Jimmy Barrett the chairman, Joe Hawkins the vice chairman and Sue Patrick as secretary. One ... Read more

General Sessions Court Activity

Judge Susan Melton presided over Cannon County General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included: Travis Hinsley pled guilty to the charge of violation of probation. His probation was revoked and he was ordered to serve his entire sentence. Jamie Hiles pled guilty to ... Read more