News Archives 2009

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Central High School Becomes Third Ornament In Collection

Woodbury Central High School has been announced as the third ornament in a collection offered by the Woodbury Lions Club. Woodbury Central High School graduated its first class in 1937. It closed after the school year ended in 1978. Central housed all 12 grades until the Woodbury Grammar School was built. The school replaced a ... Read more

Lions Prepared To Bring Holiday Cheer This Saturday

Woodbury Lions Club members are preparing for a full day of activities this Saturday. Pancakes, a parade and the spreading of holiday cheer are the order of the day according to King Lion Danny Miller. Club members will be in the Lions Memorial Building before the sun rises to prepare for Breakfast with Santa. The ... Read more

Actions At Local Bank Leads To Questions

An investigation is underway and three people have been questioned about actions at a local bank. Tuesday at approximately 1:15pm, the Woodbury Police Department responded to a possible attempt to rob First Bank. Three suspects were identified and swiftly apprehended by Assistant Chief Darryl Young and Officer Brandon Gullett. It was discovered that the suspects ... Read more

Update On Horses From Last Week’s Rescue

On Tuesday, December 1, 2009 a press conference was held at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville to update the condition of the 84 horses following the arrest of two Cannon County men on Animal Cruelty charges last week. Cannon County Sheriff Billy Nichols stated that the case began November 19 when a concerned citizen ... Read more

Cannon County General Sessions Court – Tuesday Edition

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: James Cody Harris pled guilty to the charge of violation of probation. His probation was extended and he was ordered to serve 30 days in jail. Jeffrey Thomas pled ... Read more

Fire Takes Former Location of Leo Parker Realty

Units of the Woodbury Fire Department responded to a call Tuesday morning to the former location of Leo Parker Realty on South McCrary Street. Smoke was spotted coming from the building according to early reports. The ground level of the structure is divided into two areas. One section of the building is home to a ... Read more

Auburntown City Council Hold December Meeting

The Auburntown City Council met Tuesday, December 1, 2009 for their regular monthly meeting. The Mayor chaired the meeting with a full slate of councilpersons present. The minutes of last month’s (November) meeting were approved as presented by the city recorder. Each Councilperson was provided a detailed, printed, financial report for review. Following a few ... Read more

Gordon Announces Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension Takes Effect

Congressman Bart Gordon announced that starting today, December 1st, first-time homebuyers in Tennessee will be able to take advantage of an $8,000 tax credit for an additional five months, and existing homeowners are eligible for a $6,500 tax credit for new home purchases. Gordon joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in successfully urging congressional ... Read more

Lions Celebrate Football Season

The Cannon County Lions football banquet was held last night in the fellowship hall of Woodbury’s First Baptist Church. Several awards and the all district 8-AA teams were announced Second Team All District as voted on by the coaches of the district: Thomas Stone, Patrick Gerdes, Tyler Jacobs, Jared Melton First Team All District-Daniel Woodin, ... Read more

Monday Edition of General Sessions Court

Judge Ben Hall McFarlin, Jr. of Rutherford County presided over Cannon County General Sessions Court on Monday. The only criminal case on the docket was Robert Gary Foster. Foster was charged with domestic assault. His case was continued for 12 months upon good and lawful conduct, no contact with the victim or assaultive behavior toward ... Read more