News Archives 2011


Ag Teacher Courtney Nichols Receives Teacher Award

James Courtney Nichols of Woodbury, Tenn. is one of only six individuals nationwide who received the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Outstanding Teacher Award on Nov. 16, 2011, at the NAAE annual convention in St. Louis.Nichols has been the agriculture teacher at Cannon County High School (CCHS) for six years. During those six years, ... Read more

Cannon County Basketball In Woodbury Tonight

The undefeated Cannon County Lionettes bring their 5-0 record to Robert A Harris Gymnasium before the home crowd as they host the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats.  The Lady Cats have a 2-3 mark but have lost three in a row.  Last time these two teams met Cannon won 74-27 back in January.  The Lions will have ... Read more

UCHRA Offers Rides To Driver Service Centers For Voter IDs

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

Energy Efficient Appliance Rebates Still Available

Winter is fast approaching and more and more Tennesseans are flipping the switch on their heaters and discovering it is time to upgrade their systems. The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s Energy Division reminds Tennesseans that there is still more than $1 million remaining for energy efficient appliance rebates for consumers who have ... Read more

Chorales Present Handel’s Messiah December 4th and 5th

The MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Chorale Society will partner once again to create the memorable music of Handel’s “Messiah” for the community Dec. 4 and 5. Concerts are scheduled at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, and at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building. The event ... Read more

United Way Of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces Allocation For Boy Scouts

Local kids will have bigger fun and brighter futures thanks to funds from the United Way, leaders of several local organizations say. United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties helps to develop boys and girls through funding of a number of programs, including the Boy Scouts of America, Middle Tennessee Council, and the Discovery Center ... Read more

Department Of Commerce And Insurance Reminds Public About Resource

Many Tennesseans find themselves at the time of year when they’re adding holiday wish lists and health insurance plans to their budgetary considerations. And, with the ongoing economic downturn coloring those decisions, the Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is reminding consumers of a free insurance resource.   “The Department’s Consumer Insurance Services section of ... Read more

Lionettes Wear Out Warriors, Lions fall to Devils

Two points was all the Cannon County Lionette defense allowed the White County Lady Warriors to score in the second quarter. The Lionettes smothering pressure caused over 20 White County turnovers.  Abbey Sissom scored 19, Lindsey Reed had 14 and Madison Walkup added 10 off the bench as Cannon beat White County in the final ... Read more

Mitch Wilson/Huff N Puff Classic Schedule For Saturday

Woodbury Grammar School11:00  Upperman vs Greater Gwinett (Girls) 12:30 Upperman vs Greater Gwinett (Boys) 2:00 Notre Dame vs Warren County (Girls) 3:30 Notre Dame vs Warren County (Boys) 5:00 Brentwood vs Tullahoma  (Girls) 6:30 BGA vs Webb School (Girls) 8:00 Franklin County vs Webb School (Boys) At Robert A Harris Gym: 9:30 Cookeville vs Tullahoma ... Read more

Lions Teams Gobble Up Barons In Classic

The Greater Gwinette Lady Barons received a rough introduction to theMitch Wilson Classic in Woodbury last night. The home school team originating from Georgia played the Lionettes of Cannon County last night in the final girls game of the first day of the two day basketball marathon. The Lionettes opened up a 33 to 8 ... Read more