News Archives 2010

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TDOT & TWRA Partner to Launch Park and Float Program

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency are excited to announce the launch of a new program designed to improve access to Tennessee’s waterways. The Park and Float Program will increase recreational opportunities across the state by providing parking areas and access points at rivers and streams along the state’s roadways. ... Read more

Murfreesboro Man Missing For More Than A Week

A 24-year-old Murfreesboro male named Josh Proctor has been missing for a week. He was last seen at a party in Murfreesboro Friday night, October 15th.Local police, family and friends are working tirelessly to find his whereabouts, and no new information has been found. The last known activity on Proctor’s cell phone was around 3:15 ... Read more

Music at the Mill To Help Cannon County Agencies

Enjoy a day of music at Readyville Mill and help the agencies of United Way in Cannon County when you attend Music At The Mill.Artists scheduled to perform include: 3:30pm John Blankenship’s String Band: Remembering Marty Robbins 4:30pm Riley Jackson: current country music 5:30pm Bruce Nemerov & Friends: old time and folk music 6:30pm Good ... Read more

Tennessee Wins Funds to Digitize Health Records, Saving Lives and Money

Tennessee officials announced the state will receive federal funding to support hospitals that want to transition from paper-based to electronic health record systems, a move that Congressman Bart Gordon said should have a large impact on efficiency and effectiveness. “Simply put, transitioning to electronic health care records will save money and save lives,” Gordon said. ... Read more

Woodbury Water Continues To Grow With Grant From State

Governor Phil Bredesen and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Matt Kisber recently approved more than $28 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to assist with infrastructure improvements in Tennessee. One of those grants will be coming to Cannon County.“These grants are essential to the growth and maintenance of the infrastructure that attracts new jobs ... Read more

THP Supports National School Bus Safety Week

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) joins the promotion of the 2010 National School Bus Safety week and its theme, “Cross in View, It’s the Right Thing to Do”. By supporting the five-day annual event, which runs from October 18 through October 22, the THP hopes to highlight the importance of school bus safety awareness and ... 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:Crystal Brannam was appointed an attorney. She is charged with initiating the process to manufacture methamphetamine and driver’s license violation. Her court date is set for November 9th. Jason Brown ... Read more

Celebrating “Lights On Afterschool” Across The State

Tennessee’s schools, YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs and child and community ‎centers daily provide safe and nurturing programs for school-age children after school. Governor Phil Bredesen has joined these groups and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth in celebrating these programs on Oct. 21 as Lights On Afterschool Day.The proclamation, which was requested by ... Read more

Woodbury Planning Commission Discuss Streets

Discussion of an amendment concerning procedures of dedication and acceptance of new streets within the city limits highlighted the Woodbury Planning Commission’s regular meeting Tuesday night at the City Hall. Present for the meeting was Woodbury Mayor Harold Patrick, Commission Chairman Jimmy Barrett, Commissioners Joe Hawkins, Dotty Duggin, Bill Jennings, and Sue Patrick. Commissioner Walter ... Read more

Body of Missing Youth Found Along Stones River

The search for a Cannon County youth came to an end yesterday afternoon. The body of Brian Kite, 18, was found Monday afternoon along Stones River off Highway 53 North. Kite had been missing since October 8th.Local law enforcement indicated the incident is being treated as a homicide, and that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ... Read more