News Archives 2012

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McMinnville Not Kind To Cannon Ballclubs

With the first full day of the Cannon County Winter Break scheduled for December 20th, the Cannon County Lionettes and Lions basketball teams might have started their break a little early.  Friday night the Lionettes took their 10-0 record into nearby McMinnville to face Warren County.  The Lionettes were sluggish throughout the game and after ... Read more

State Jr. Beta Club Winners Recognized At Board Meeting

The new Agriculture Building at the Cannon County High School will be named the Stratton Bone Livestock Center.  The former Representative was the key figure in getting the project off the ground.  The motion was made and passed concerning the matter at last nights Cannon County Board of Education meeting.   The Cannon County Education ... Read more

White Out Night Promotion In Warren County For Ballgame Tonight

It’s White Out Night in Warren County and basketball fans on both sides of the ball are encouraged to come to Warren County High School decked out in all white clothing for the McMinnville promotion.  The Cannon County Lionettes take their 10-0 record into McMinnville coming off their latest win over Dekalb County.  The Lady ... Read more

Dr. William (Bill) Jennings Assumes Command Of Squadron

Dr. William (Bill) Jennings is the Squadron Commander of the newlychartered Sons of the American Legion Post 279, Squadron 279. Squadron Commander Jennings assumes command of the thirty member Squadron, of which 28 are charter members. The first meeting of the Squadron was on Thursday, December 13, 2012. During this meeting Squadron Officers elected were: ... Read more

News From The Cannon Libraries

Everyone at both libraries wants to wish you Happy Holidays! It is hard to believe another year is almost over, but what a year it has been!  The building project is nearing completion and you can begin to look for us on the main floor shortly after the first of the year.  We hope you ... Read more

General Sessions Court Report

Judge Susan Melton presided over General Sessions Court on Tuesday.  Some of the results of the various cases included:Jason Wayne Arnold’s charge of harassment was retired for 11 months 29 days.  He was ordered to pay the litigation tax. Ronica Renee Arnold’s charge of passing a worthless check was retired for 30 days.  She was ... Read more

Middle Tennessee Grain Conference Set For Manchester

The eighth annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference set for Thursday, January 31, at Coffee County’s Fairground in Manchester offers farmers insight to a number of emerging corn, soybean, and wheat production concerns.            The conference is scheduled to get underway with registration beginning at 7:30 am. Registration is twenty dollars at the door or participants can ... Read more

12/12/12 With 12 Tennessee Food Traditions

We hit an auspicious number related landmark date this week: 12/12/12, a numerological wonder not to be repeated in our lifetimes. Since nobody seems to have attached any particular significance attached to this number sequence, why not create your own way to celebrate “Triple Twelve”?Allow us to recommend eating. Lots and lots of eating. The ... Read more

12/12/12 With 12 Tennessee Food Traditions

We hit an auspicious number related landmark date this week: 12/12/12, a numerological wonder not to be repeated in our lifetimes. Since nobody seems to have attached any particular significance attached to this number sequence, why not create your own way to celebrate “Triple Twelve”?Allow us to recommend eating. Lots and lots of eating. The ... Read more

Lions and Tigers To Play Some Hoops Tonight

Two long time rivals in the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes and the Dekalb County Tigers and Tigerettes meet in Smithville tonight.  The Lionettes are looking to improve to 10-0 and although Dekalb has struggled in the district in years past, this year’s Tigerette squad is dangerous.  The Tigerettes are 0-3 but raised eyebrows December ... Read more