News Archives 2012

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State Urges Residents To Review Insurance Policies

The holiday season increases the chance for mishaps, as more people travel and attend gatherings. Factor in the fatigue and distraction that can accompany changes to our routines, and the risk becomes greater. After all, no one ever plans on being injured.  Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak suggests you take time to review ... Read more

Lionettes Win Sundrop Romp in OT

The last game current Cookeville coach Mindy Odom coached on the Cannon County sideline, the Lionettes watched a 14 point lead to Meigs County disappear in a substate game back in 1992.  The last game she coached against Cannon County saw her Cookeville Lady Cavaliers with a 16 point lead only to evaporate in the ... Read more

Highway Construction Halted During Holiday Period

Road construction will not slow travelers’ busy Christmas and New Year’s travel holidays.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at ... Read more

Lionettes Advance To Championship, Lions Beat Monterey

Cannon County Basketball fans will learn Saturday that they can’t be in two places at one time.  Both the Lions and Lionettes participating in day number 2 of the Sundrop Romp Christmas Classic earned wins that advanced them both to games that start at 4:30…in different gyms.  Friday night the Cannon County Lions fueled by ... Read more

Libraries Closed Monday Through Wednesday For Holidays

The Libraries of Cannon County will be closed for the holiday season starting Monday through Wednesday.  The Adams Memorial Library will reopen Thursday and the Auburntown Branch will reopen Friday.  In addition the Adams Memorial Library will be closed January 7th and will reopen on the main floor on January 14th.  The staff will use ... Read more

Lionettes Move To Winners Bracket

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes are headed in the opposite directions after opening round play in the Warren County Sundrop Romp Christmas Tournament Thursday night.  With the first round taking place at home in the Robert A Harris Gymnasium, the Cannon County Lions met the Wilson Central Wildcats on the floor for the first ... Read more

Sundrop Romp Begins Tonight At Cannon County High School

Opening day of the annual Warren County Sundrop Romp Christmas Tournament is this afternoon and the Cannon County Lions boys basketball team will be tested early. The Lions have the opportunity to play on the rare occasion of twice tonight as they host the opening round play at Robert A Harris Gymnasium in Woodbury. The ... Read more

Tennessee Department Of Safety Announces Holiday Enforcement

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be out in force during the Christmas Holiday period to ensure travelers reach their destination safely. State Troopers will focus their attention on impaired driving and seat belt usage during the holiday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on ... Read more

General Sessions Court Report

Judge Pro Tempore Darwin Colston presided over General Sessions court on Tuesday. Some of the results of the various cases that appeared on the docket included:William Bailey pled guilty to driving without a license. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail. That sentence was suspended upon equal time on probation, paying a $2.00 fine ... Read more

Two Days Left For Dinner Show

Friday and Saturday are the two remaining days left for the Arts Center Of Cannon County’s production of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The hit holiday dinner show starts at 6:30 each evening for the dinner portion with the production starting at 7:30 both evenings. Tickets are still available for both days. The ... Read more