News Archives 2014


Lions Advance To Winners Bracket Saturday Lionettes Lose To Wilson County

Friday’s action of the Rhea County Holiday Hoops Tournament saw the Cannon County Lionettes fall to a very solid Wilson Central team 57-40.  The Lionettes will finish up the tournament today at 3:00 CST/4:00 EST at Rhea Middle School.The Cannon County Lions squeezed by Cookeville 61-58 to advance to the winners bracket today.  They will ... Read more

Cannon County 4H Public Speaking Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the 4-H members which competed in the Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest. After winning their school classroom competition, students were chosen to compete in the county competition. With 28 participants, the Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking contest was a huge success with the following winners: 4th Grade: 1st Place- Jesse Tucker ... Read more

Jack Kirk

Jack Haley Kirk, age 66 of Murfreesboro died Monday December 15, 2014. He was a native of Livingston, TN and was preceded in death by his parents, John Benjamin Kirk and Gladys Marie Williams Kirk; grandson Cody Michael Robinson; grandmother, Bertie Copeland. Mr. Kirk was retired from Chromalox and was owner and operator of Jack’s ... Read more

Amateur Radio Club Meets Thursday

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, December 18th, 2014  – 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive – Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.    Amateur radio operators also called ... Read more

Early Christmas Gift?

Somebody got a 55″ LG LED TV for an early Christmas present after stealing it from a Hollis Creek Road Residence.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports Deputy Lee Colwell answered a burglary call on Hollis Creek Road.  Upon arrival, Deputy Colwell spoke with Terry Reed.  Reed said he left his residence Tuesday morning ... Read more

Lions and Lionettes Split Games Against York Institute

The way that the Cannon County Lionettes lost to Smith County last Friday took some of the confidence out of the Woodbury team.  It was evident on the floor Tuesday night as the Lionettes traveled to Alvin C. York Institute.  Even though the Lionettes got the win by 10, 62-52 against the 2-9 Dragonettes, York ... Read more

Cannon County SAVE Gets Domestic Violence Shelter House For Christmas

The Cannon County SAVE Domestic Violence Program has received a gift during the Christmas season.  Director Lisa Baird announced that an anonymous benefactor recently got in touch with her and stated that he was buying a building that would serve as a home for a new domestic violence shelter.  The man stated that that his ... Read more

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town At Adams Memorial Library Tonight

Santa Claus is schedule to make his final public appearance in Woodbury today before heading back to the North Pole to get ready to tour the world nine days from now.  The Adams Memorial Library will be hosting Mr. and Mrs. Claus for an evening of fun and festivities tonight starting at 5:30.  Refreshments will ... Read more

Lions And Lionettes Road Trip It To Jamestown Tonight

The Cannon County Lionettes will get the opportunity to bounce back after a frustrating loss to Smith County Friday night as they travel to Jamestown to meet the York Institute Lady Dragons.  York started out the season with a 1 but then lost 10 consecutive before Saturday’s 6 point win against Stone Memorial.  The Lionettes ... Read more