News Archives 2011

Football

Lionettes Hit Win Number 13

For the fourth time this basketball season the Cannon County Lionettes held an opponent to under 30 total points during a game.  Wednesday night the Lionettes began play in the Trousdale County Holiday tournament in Hartsville against St. Cecilia.  The Lionettes got off to a slow start but led at half 44-9.  Cannon would only ... Read more

Safety and Sobriety Roadblock Friday Night Successful

On Friday December 23, 2011 the Woodbury Police Department and the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department met together to conduct a safety and sobriety checkpoint. This roadblock was in conjunction with the Governors Highway Safety Office Booze it Loose it Campaign. Approximately 450 vehicles were checked during the roadblock. The goal was to keep the streets ... Read more

Basketball at Trousdale County Holiday Tournament in Hartsville

Back to Basketball right before the New Year’s as the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes will participate in the Trousdale County Holiday Tournament starting this afternoon.  The Lionettes fresh off their 3rd place finish in the Sundrop Romp before Christmas will take on a 4 and 5 St. Cecilia Academy Team out of Nashville.  The ... Read more

Reminder: Blood Assurance Hosting Blood Drive Today At Hospital

Blood Assurance and Stones River Hospital will host a blood drive today, The bloodmobile will be in the parking lot of the hospital. To be eligible to donate, you must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. The process usually ... Read more

Christmas Tree Recycling

Now that Christmas is over, many are wondering what to do with the leftovers.  Leftover Christmas Trees that is.  There are several Christmas tree recycling centers in the Middle Tennessee area but in most centers you have to be a resident of that particular county to recycle the trees. Cannon County residents can take their ... Read more

Murfreesboro’s Discovery Center Celebrates New Year

The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring will host its annual Countdown to noon from 10AM to noon December 31st.  Attendees are invited to wear their pajamas, create a resolution wall, play games and Zumba into the new year.  Once the clock strikes noon, balloons will be dropped from the ceiling. The cost is $6 for ... Read more

Cannon’s Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

Cannon County’s unemployment rate dropped in November from 8.0 percent from October to 7.6 percent in November according to figures released last week by the State.  Out of a labor force of 6700 people, 6100 Cannon County residents were employed while 510 work force eligible were unemployed.  In November 2010 Cannon Counties unemployment rate was ... Read more

Perfect Firewood

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is offering advice to consumers purchasing firewood this winter. When purchasing firewood, consumers need to take into consideration a variety of factors including the type of wood, its origin and the quantity.   “Firewood can be purchased almost anywhere and in many varieties,” said Steve Scott, State Forester. “Consumers should ... Read more

Stones River Battlefield Host Programs

Park rangers and volunteers will present programs to commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Stones River beginning Dec. 26, 2011 through Jan. 2, 2012.The Battle of Stones River was one of the bloodiest and most significant battles in the Western theater of the Civil War. After three days of intense fighting, nearly one-third ... Read more

Library Reminder About E-Books

If you received an e-reader for Christmas, don’t forget that the READSprogram paid by the state of Tennessee has lots of free e-books that you can check out. You can find READS on your home computer by going to the Adams Memorial Library website www.cannoncolibrary.org. While you are on the website don’t miss looking at ... Read more