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Cannon County Circuit Court Activity for Friday, November 19th

Chancellor Robert E Corlew, III presided over Cannon County Circuit Court on Friday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included:Andrew Asbury pled guilty to violation of probation. His probation was revoked and he was ordered to serve his entire sentence. Jason A. Couch pled guilty to violation of ... Read more

Woodbury Police Department Wins National Award for Third Year

Work of police departments in the Upper Cumberland Region recently received attention for their work. Chief Tony Burnett of the Woodbury Police Department along with Law Enforcement Liaison Clint Shrum of the Governor’s Highway Safety Department and other network coordinators throughout the Cumberland region were in attendance at the International Association of Chief of Police ... Read more

Tennessee Securities Division In Effort To Protect Seniors From Fraud

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Securities Division is participating in a multistate effort to partner with securities professionals in providing training to thousands of healthcare professionals to detect the financial abuse of elders, particularly seniors with cognitive impairment. “The Securities Division is excited to be participating in the Elder Investment Fraud and ... Read more

Bredesen Announces Federal Farm Assistance For 12 More Counties

Governor Phil Bredesen announced today that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has designated 12 more counties a natural disaster for agriculture as a result of drought and excessive heat during the growing season. Bredesen requested the Secretarial designation last month.Counties designated as primary natural disaster areas include Bledsoe and Warren in Middle Tennessee. “This ... Read more

Troops To Teachers, A New Way To Serve

This Veteran’s Day, the Tennessee Department of Education honors our national heroes for their service to the country and the classroom. Tennessee military personnel have the opportunity to start a second career as the great teachers and leaders needed in education through the Tennessee Troops to Teachers program.“Tennessee is looking to fill our classrooms with ... Read more

Tennessee Smokers Urged To Join The Great American Smokeout on November 18th

Tennessee smokers are urged to join the Great American Smokeout on November 18th, 2010, an opportunity to join millions of others in saying “no thanks” to tobacco for 24 hours. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages tobacco users to call the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) to set a plan for how to quit.“It’s ... Read more

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:Ricky C. Cooper pled guilty to the charge of evading arrest. He was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days in the county jail and ordered to serve his entire sentence. ... Read more

Veterans Day Will See 4 Days of Celebrations in Cannon County

Thursday is Veterans Day and it will be the first of 4 days of activities to honor veterans in Cannon County.Thursday November 11, 2010 11:00am A service with the reading of the names on our monument at our courthouse. Dr. Bill Jennings, Charles A. Smithson, & Tommy Woodson Friday, November 12, 2010 *8:30 AM In ... Read more

Woodbury Police Department Launches High Visibility Patrols to Curb Fatalities

Drunk driving, speeding and failure to wear seatbelts have become a deadly combination in Tennessee and Woodbury. This year fatalities are up statewide. While not all of those have been alcohol or speed related many of them could have been prevented by simply buckling a seatbelt. That is why Woodbury Police Department announced today they ... Read more

Cannon Circuit Court Results for November 5th

Judge Don Ash presided over Cannon County Circuit Court on Friday. Some of the results from the various cases which appeared on the docket included:Jared Ian Smith was reset for December 12, 2010. He is charged with violation of probation. Roy Howell pled guilty to the charge of failure to register as a sex offender. ... Read more