News Archives 2011


Usher In Holidays With Nunsense

Just in time to usher in the holidays, the Arts Center presents Nunsense, now through December 17th There’s holiday fun the whole family can enjoy in December when The Arts Center of Cannon County presents Nunsense, a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, five nuns who discover their cook, Sister ... Read more

Basketball Teams Prepare For First District Game Tonight

The Cannon County Lionettes face their toughest test of the early basketball season tonight as the 6-0 team travels to Baxter to take on Upperman in the district opener for both squads.  Coach Michael Dodgen’s team beat Tullahoma Tuesday night while the Lady Bees suffered their first loss of the year to Jackson County Tuesday ... Read more

Notice Regarding Absentee Voting From Election Office

December 7, 2011 is the first day that the County Election Commission may receive requests for absentee ballots to be voted by mail from armed forces personnel anywhere, their spouses, and from qualified voters temporarily staying outside the territorial limits of the United States and District of Columbia. TCA 2-6-502(c) and (d).  Also, this is ... Read more

December FCA To Increase Three Percent

MTEMC members will see slightly higher rates when they get their bills in December, as the Tennessee Valley Authority has increased its Fuel Cost Adjustment (FCA). “The actual percentage change in members’ bills will differ depending on the amount of energy members use; however, it looks to be about a three percent increase on average,” ... Read more

Final Star Party At MTSU Set For Tonight

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Higgins will discuss “Juno to Jupiter” during the final MTSU First Friday Star Party of the fall semester on Friday, Dec. 2. The star party will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Wiser-Patten Science Hall Room 102. After the 30- to 45-minute lecture by Higgins and weather permitting, there will be an outdoor ... Read more

Lionettes Still Perfect, Lions Solid Effort in 1st Half, Falls To Wildcats

Third quarters made a difference in the Lions and Lionettes basketball games at Robert A Harris Gymnasium against the Tullahoma Wildcats teams.  In the giirls game the Lionettes forced 36 turnovers putting some distance between themselves and the Lady Cats en route to a 67-36 win.  Abbey Sissom nailed 3 3 point shots and scored ... Read more

UCHRA To Help Assist Voters To Get Photo ID’s

The voter registration process will change starting with the 2012 election. Citizens in the State of Tennessee will have to show government-issued photo identification in order to cast a ballot at the polls. The Upper Cumberland Rural Public Transit System is designed to benefit the entire community. We provide vital transportation for Upper Cumberland residents ... Read more

General Session Court Results From Tuesday

Judge Susan Melton presided over General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Some of the results from the various cases that appeared on the docket included:A capias was issued for Samer W. Abdalla for failing to appear in court. Noe Israle Campos agreed to the violation of probation. His probation was extended 6 months. In another case ... Read more

Lions Club Still Accepting Registrations For Parade Saturday

Santa leads the way this Saturday in Woodbury as the annual Woodbury Lions Club Parade will get underway at 12 noon.  The Lions Club have made a few changes to the parade as all parade entries will be asked to pre-register and get an entry number.  There is no entry fee for participating in the ... Read more

4-H Public Speaking Contest Is Tuesday

A reminder The Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held on Tuesday, December 6th at West Side Elementary School with registration beginning at 6 and the contest beginning at 6:30 p.m. Everyone who participated in the local (or classroom) contest is invited to compete in the county public speaking contest. Please remember that ... Read more