News Archives 2009

WBRY Local News

Cannon Win Pair On The Road!

Cannon County Lionettes defeated Bledsoe County girls by a score of 74 to 43. In the boys game, Cannon defeated 77 to 53. A replay of the Tuesday night broadcast can be heard Wednesday, November 18th beginning at 12:45pm on 96.7 FM / 1540 AM WBRY.

Cannon County 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: Bobby E. Davenport was appointed an attorney. He is charged with violation of probation. J.W. Bass, Jr. was appointed an attorney. He is charged with failure to appear. Shawn ... Read more

Merchants Open House This Weekend!

The Historic Cannon County Chamber of Commerce kicks off the holiday season with two days of special shopping opportunities and other activities. The annual Cannon County Country Christmas takes place Friday and Saturday, November 20 and 21. Woodbury’s historic square will be decked out for the holidays, and merchants will be offering refreshments to those ... Read more

Season Begins For Cannon County Basketball

Basketball season begins tonight, Tuesday November 17th for the Cannon County Lionettes and Lions. As in past years, the schedule begins with games in the Hall of Champions tournament. First up is a trip to Bledsoe County and on Thursday to Tullahoma. Again this year the Thanksgiving weekend will have basketball in addition to turkey ... Read more

Out of County Students Must Pay Tuition

Students attending Cannon County Schools while not necessarily living in the county was discussed at the November meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education. It was recently brought to the attention of school officials that a student at Short Mountain School was not a resident of the county. Tuition for out of county students ... Read more

United Way Fund Drive is Underway in Cannon County

If you think that contributing to the United Way doesn’t really make a difference to anybody you know, consider this: There are close to 15,000 people living in Cannon County. Nearly 5,000 of those are benefitted in some way by a United Way-supported agency. Next week people all across America will give thanks for what ... Read more

TBI Arrests Former Police Officers On Multiple Counts

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested four former police officers from Warren and Dekalb Counties after a TBI investigation into prescription drugs being illegally obtained at a McMinnville, TN clinic. The case culminated today after the Warren County Grand Jury handed down indictments on the officers. Daniel Clayton, 28, and Daniel Conry, 31, both ... Read more

Health Department To Offer H1N1 Vaccine Clinic

Earlier this week, Short Mountain School announced that they would re-schedule their basketball game for Thursday night. At the school board meeting Thursday, Director of Schools, Barbara Parker reported that so far during the month of November, 20 cases of H1N1 Flu had been confirmed in the county schools. Of that 20, 12 cases were ... Read more

Weekend Will See End of Local Veterans Day Activities for 2009

Activities over the weekend will see the remainder of Veterans Day celebrations across Cannon County. Saturday at 11:00am, the names from the war memorial on the courthouse lawn will be read. The Veterans Day parade will occur at 1:00pm. The traditional route will begin in the Edgefield area and continue on Main thru downtown. If ... Read more

Understanding Child Sexual Abuse Meeting Thursday Night

Educators, child care providers, law enforcements officers, youth ministers and any person who spends time with children will benefit from a meeting Thursday night in Woodbury. The Child Advocacy Center and You Have The Power are presenting “A View From The Shadows: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse.” During this meeting persons will learn how to identify ... Read more