News Archives 2011


Women’s Initiative Council To Hold Informational Meeting

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Women’s Initiative Council will host an informational social on December 8, 2011, from 6pm – 8 pm at Readyville Mill, located at 5418 Murfreesboro Road in Readyville, TN. The purpose of the Women’s Initiative Council is to further engage women in the community to give, advocate, and ... Read more

High School Basketball Teams Host Central Magnet Tonight

Playing a winless basketball team  just might be what the Lions need in order to regroup and find their identity after a blowout loss in Baxter on Friday.  Tonight the Cannon County Lions play new District 8-AA member Murfreesboro Central Magnet School at Robert A Harris Gymnasium.  The Central Tigers have yet to win a ... Read more

MTV’s Made Casting Call At Cannon County High School

Officials in conjunction with MTV’s three time award winning series Made will be at the Cannon County High School today hosting an open casting call.  The show is based on finding kids who have unlimited potential but may not realize their full potential due to intimidating obstacles from shyness lack of self confidence or just ... Read more

Stones River Hospital To Operate As Part Of St. Thomas Network

Capella Healthcare and Saint Thomas Health have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to create an innovative venture that will improve healthcare throughout Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, officials announced today. Based in Nashville, Saint Thomas Health includes five hospitals affiliated with Ascension Health Ministry, the largest Catholic system and the largest non-profit in the ... Read more

National Parent Involvement Month Highlighted In Cannon County

November was National Parent Involvement Month and has been designated for celebrating the important role parents play in their children’s education. According to the National Family, School, and Community Engagement Working Group (2009), “Engagement among families, schools, and the community is a shared responsibility. It reflects the many ways in which families, community organizations, and the ... Read more

Cannon County High School Hosting Financial Night Tonight

Tonight the Cannon County High will host its 2nd financial aid night of the 2011-2012 school year from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the CCHS cafeteria. While much of the meeting will be geared toward seniors and their parents, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and their parents are invited as well. Joe Myers, Director of Financial Aid ... Read more

Cannon County Cancer Tournament Starts Tonight

The annual Cannon County Cancer Tournament starts today at the Woodbury Grammar School.  The schedule of the midseason tournament gets underway at 4:15 this afternoon in the girls bracket as number 4 seed Woodland Lady Warriors take on the 5th Seed Short Mountain Lady Bears.  Number 3 seed Woodbury Lady Cubs will play the 6th ... Read more

Red Cross Officials Urges Public To Think Outside The Box

American Red Cross officials are urging the public to think outside the box this holiday season. Tim Ryerson CEO of the Tennessee Valley Blood Services Region says it’s the season of giving and theres one gift that won’t cost a penny but means the world to a patient in need. Donating blood can give someone ... Read more

Christmas Parade To Be Broadcast On WBRY

The Christmas Spirit is alive in Woodbury today as a number of events are planned throughout the day. Saturday starts off with the Woodbury Lions Club Pancake Breakfast from 7A-10A.  All you can eat pancakes and sausage for $6.  Santa will be on hand for photo opportunities from 8A-10A.  The breakfast takes place at the ... Read more

Cannon County Teams Stung Hard By Bees

The Cannon County Basketball Teams are glad that the trip to Baxter is over as both the Lions and Lionettes were stung with big losses.  In the girls game, the Lionettes struggled from the field as the Lady Bees built a comfortable lead.  The Lady Bees placed 3 in double figures in their 50-36 win ... Read more