News Archives 2013


United Way Of Rutherford And Cannon Night At Nashville Predators Game

 The Nashville Predators and United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties are teaming up to bring you an exciting night in Smashville!   We have ticket options for you, your family, and friends to save money for this exciting game. Premium Lower Bowl – $70 ($94 value) Lower Bowl – $60 ($84 value) Lower Bowl ... Read more

Tennessee State Parks Kick Off 2014 With First Hikes Of The New Year

Tennessee State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day. Each state park will host its own special hike in the first few days of the New Year as part of the quarterly hikes program.“Our First Hikes have been very popular and we are excited to continue this series in the New Year,” ... Read more

Warriors Defeat Lions, Cannon Loses in First Round Of D.C. Tourney

West Springfield Lady Spartans came out in the second half on a run that the Cannon County Lionettes could never answer and as a result took the opening round of the Bulldog Bash Tournament in Chantilly Virginia 66-51 over the Cannon County Lionettes Friday.  Abbey Sissom led the Lionettes in scoring with 28 points.  The ... Read more

Stolen ATV Found

While searching for a wanted man 35 year old Kevin Glenn Smith out of Dekalb County, the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department found a stolen ATV vehicle at a residence in which Smith frequented.  Sheriff’s Deputies from Cannon and Dekalb Counties were searching for Kevin Glenn Smith who was wanted on several charges and had warrants ... Read more

Lions Advance In Shootout…Girls Hit Washington D.C. All Games Will Be Broadcast Over WBRY

The Cannon County Lionettes Girls High School Basketball Team made it safe and sound to Washington D.C.  Northern Virginia area and will participate in one of the premier holiday tournaments in  high school basketball at the Westfield High School Bulldog Bash.  Teams from Tennessee, Florida, Virginia and of course Washington D.C. have been invited to ... Read more

High School Basketball Today

The Cannon County Lions Boys Basketball Team will be participating in the Sonic Shootout Tournament in Sparta at White County High School.  First up, they will meet the Franklin County Rebels out of Winchester.  Game time is at 12 noon.  WBRY AM-1540/FM96.7 will have the live broadcast today

Alumnus Burt launches reality show pilot Jan. 1 with deep MTSU ties

Calling himself a “coachepreneur,” Middle Tennessee State University alumnus Micheal Burt is a leadership coach of the highest order — bold, demanding and encouraging.An entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author of nine books on how to improve businesses, Burt is embarking on a journey into the world of reality television to start the new year. And ... Read more

‘SAD’ Feelings During Winter Months Can Be Treated

The cold temperatures and dreary days that often occur during the winter months can often bring about feelings of depression for many Tennesseans. These feelings may be caused by a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).It is now estimated that about five (5) percent of the population suffers from SAD – this is the ... Read more

IRS Offers Tips For Year End Giving

Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. Some of these changes include the following:Special Tax-Free Charitable Distributions for Certain IRA Owners This provision, currently scheduled to expire at the end of 2013, offers older owners of individual retirement arrangements ... Read more

Photo Contest For Tennessee Wildlife Calendar Issue Underway

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2014-15 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine’s annual calendar issue. All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to Tennessee, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee. Interested photographers must submit their photo ... Read more