News Archives 2012

WBRY Local News

Self Answers To Several Charges In General Sessions Court

A McMinnville man is scheduled to appear in Cannon County General Sessions Court today on charges of Burglary, and Theft over $1000 . 32 year old Robert L. Self according to Sheriff’s Department Reports entered a residence back on October 9th on Blues Hill Road with the intent to commit theft of property.  Self allegedly ... Read more

Industrial Board To Discuss THC Select

More discussion of the status of THC Select will be on the agenda of tonight’s Cannon County Industrial Development Board meeting.  THC Select currently has a lawsuit filed against the Board as they have battled back and forth in the past two months regarding a lease agreement.  Other items on the agenda include a revise ... Read more

2 Organizations Giving Flu Shots

Time still remains to get a flu shot this year. A portion of every $25 flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drugstore will be invested in the local community through the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. To receive a flu shot, stop by Reeves-Sain Drugstore on Memorial Blvd., Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM ... Read more

Aggravated Burglary Charges Lodged Against Mayo and Cope

A former Town of Woodbury employee recently was charged with Aggravated Burglary, Theft over $1000, and criminal trespass.  According to police reports 31 year old Jeremy Cope of Gassaway Road was arrested and charged with the various offenses after a in-depth investigation handled by the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department.  Sheriff’s Investigator Anthony Young answered a ... Read more

Arts Center Announces 2013 Lineup

The Arts Center Of Cannon County have announced the theater series for 2013.  Leading off the schedule in Feburary will be the The Little Mermaid Jr, followed by the musical production 9 to 5.  Mama Won’t Fly starts in April.  May brings The Borrowers.  The summer months brings a Ring of Fire in June, All ... Read more

Governor Receives Report From Task Force

Gov. Bill Haslam today received a report from the Task Force on Opportunity Scholarships, outlining recommendations for a potential program to expand educational options and improve achievement for low-income students in Tennessee.The report comes a year after Haslam appointed the nine-person Task Force—made up of state education leaders, legislators and representatives from public and private ... Read more

United Way Seeks Applications For Chief Executive Position

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is seeking applications until Dec. 11 for its vacancy for president and chief executive officer. Board Chairman Pat Murphy said the organization hopes to fill its top staff position by the end of the year. Brian Hercules, the organization’s current president and CEO, will depart in December ... Read more

Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Parade To Be Broadcast Live On WBRY

A program reminder for today.  The Annual Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Parade will begin today around noon.  All noon regular scheduled Saturday programs will take place this morning starting at 11.  We invite you to come downtown and experience the parade live.  WBRYAM-1540 FM96.7will go live for parade coverage begging at 5 minutes till noon ... Read more

Lionettes Still Perfect, Lions Get Buzzed By Bees

Another low scoring affair highlighted the opening district matchup between the Cannon County Lionettes and the Upperman Lady Bees at Robert A Harris Gymnasium.  Cannon used a stretch in the third quarter to go up by 12 but the Lady Bees would not buzz off as they hung around until the final few seconds in ... Read more

Stolen Truck Found After Hogs Gone Wild

A Cannon County man tending to loose hogs found himself in a little sloppy mess Wednesday afternoon, Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Turney was dispatched to a residence on Bradyville Road.  Upon arrival, Deputy Turney according to police reports spoke to Ms. Angie Seivers who stated that a large wild pig had been in her ... Read more