News Archives 2014

Football

Lions and Lionettes Play For Championships Wednesday

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes basketball teams continue to impress the state of Florida as both teams have rolled into the championship games of their respective brackets of the Marlin Christmas Classic .  The Lionettes had no problem with Archbishop Tuesday afternoon winning 48-32.  Autumn King scored 17 to lead the Lionettes while Kendra ... Read more

Bradyville Woman And Murfreesboro Man Busted For Car Theft

A Murfreesboro man and Bradyville woman were arrested recently in regards to an auto burglary that was in progress at the time Murfreesboro police responded to the call.  According to police reports, Murfreesboro Police while responding to the scene of the burglary spotted the vehicle matching the description.  The vehicle had a headlight out so ... Read more

UCHRA Says Time For Commodities Recertification

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance program known as Commodities that it is time for recertification of their commodities card.  With 2015 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local ... Read more

Tennessee State Parks Kick Off New Year’s With First Hikes

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.The First Hikes begin at 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 at Radnor Lake State Park. Henry Horton, Harrison Bay, Tims Ford, Norris Dam and Pickett state ... Read more

Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Plan For No Refusal Enforcement

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a “No Refusal” traffic safety enforcement campaign during the 2014 New Year’s Eve holiday period, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31 and concluding at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 4.  State troopers will perform saturation patrols, seat belt, sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints and bar/tavern checks during the ... Read more

Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance Spotlights Report On Cannon County Structure

An organization wants citizens and public officials to review the infrastructure needs for Cannon County as profiled in a Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Report: “Building Tennessee’s Tomorrow:Anticipating the State’s Infrastructure Needs.”   The Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance says that in Cannon County 72 projects were reported that still require funding. Those projects come at an ... Read more

Cow Calf Management Tips For The Winter

Cow-Calf Management For December December is a critical time for cow-calf producers. How critical depends primarily on the weather. December can be a “tricky” month when it comes to weather. The environment during November is a good example and the variation in temperature, rainfall and as this is being prepared, warm weather is in the ... Read more

Make Good Fire Safety Habits A New Year’s Tradition

When it comes to fireworks and New Year’s celebrations, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants residents to make good fire safety habits a New Year’s tradition whether at home or out on the town.“No matter how you choose to ring in 2015, be sure to do it safely,” said Gary West, deputy commissioner of the ... Read more

Lionettes and Lions Both Win To Advance To Semifinals of Marlin Classic

The Cannon County Lionettes and Lions basketball teams were successful in day one of the three day Marlin Classic Basketball Tournament in Florida.  Both teams showcased their defensive presses that has helped play key so far to many of the wins on their win loss record.  It took almost three minutes for the Lionettes basketball ... Read more

Lionettes Win First Game Of Tourney

Cannon County Lionettes win the opening round of the Marlin Christmas Classic defeating Wren High of South Carolina  51-34 They will go on to play Archbishop of Florida Tuesday afternoon at 3:00