News Archives 2012

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Farm Family School Starts January 12th

The 2012 Farm Family school is scheduled to begin on Thursday January 12th with the Mid State Producers annual meeting.  Following the business meeting, Dr. Emmitt Rawls will discuss the outlook for the beef industry.  Dr Rawls is serving the University of Tennessee in an interim position as professor in the Department of Agricultural and ... Read more

State Senate Redistricting Leaves Cannon With No Changes

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey Wednesday announced the release of the Senate’s first-ever Republican-drawn redistricting map. The plan was put together by the Senate’s Working Group on Redistricting with the assistance of the Office of Legal Services and is now available at the General Assembly’s website. This year’s redistricting has been the most open, interactive and ... Read more

General Sessions Court Report January 3rd

 Judge Susan Melton presided over Cannon County General Sessions Court on Tuesday. Some of the results of the various cases that appeared on the docket included: Lonnie Marie Atnip’s charge of disorderly conduct was retired for 90 days. Atnip was ordered to pay the litigation tax. Brandon Reed Campbell’s charge of vandalism under $500.00 was ... Read more

Auburntown Fire Hydrants To Be Fixed

The Auburntown City Council met Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 6:00 PM for their regular monthly meeting. Mayor Turney and all Councilpersons were present except Rita Davis.The previous month’s minutes were presented for approval by the City Recorder. The minutes were approved as presented without correction. The financial report ending December 31, 2011 was reviewed ... Read more

Career Coach At Adams Memorial Library Today

The Tennessee Career Coach is paying a visit to Woodbury today to help jobseekers in their quest for employment.  The Coach is a mobile unit and will be parked at the Adams Memorial Library in Woodbury today starting at 10:00 AM.  The Coach will have computers available to access job banks, the staff will offer ... Read more

Junior High Basketball Resumes. Fundraiser Highlights Woodland Game

Cannon County Junior High Basketball gets underway coming back from the Christmas Break tonight.  In county matchups tonight include Westside traveling to Eastside, Short Mountain is at Woodbury Grammar and Woodland hosts Auburntown.  Tonight is also the first night of a fund raiser for Branden Schwartz, a student at Woodland School who was diagnosed with ... Read more

FACCT Names Lou Ann Nave As Executive Director

Tennessee now has an organization devoted to collectively represent the state’s animal agriculture industry with a factual proactive voice. The Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT) was established by animal agriculture supporters across the state to be a reliable resource for the public and farmers regarding humane care, well-being issues and best management practices ... Read more

Lionettes Collect Win 16, Lions Struggle in Loss To Warren County

Lindsey Reed scored 14 points and Abbey Sissom dropped in 10 points Tuesday night as the Cannon County Lionettes survived a comeback attempt by the Warren County Lady Pioneers and held on to win 43-34. Cannon led by as many as 17 before Warren County went on a run. The Lionettes held strong however and ... Read more