News Archives 2014


Gov. Haslam Announces Insure Tennessee Plan

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today unveiled his Insure Tennessee plan, a two year pilot program to provide health care coverage to Tennesseans who currently don’t have access to health insurance or have limited options.  The program rewards healthy behaviors, prepares members to transition to private coverage, promotes personal responsibility and incentivizes choosing preventative and routine ... Read more

Motlow College Announces Christmas and Holiday Closings

Motlow College will close for winter break on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m., and will reopen on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow College locations, including the Moore County campus and the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. Spring 2015 ... Read more

Monday’s Last Opportunity For Angel Tree

With Christmas not too far away, some organizations that are collecting Christmas gifts for charity purposes are reaching deadlines for accepting gifts. Monday is the last day for people to participate in the Angel Tree program.  Angels are available at FirstBank, First National Bank, Regions Bank and Dollar General.  Please go by and pick up ... Read more

Missed Layups Cost Lionettes A Win

Missed layups and open shot opportunties can kill a basketball team.  Just ask the Cannon County Lionettes after Friday night’s 70-67 District 8-AA loss to Smith County and they will tell you.  After coming back from deficits of 11 points in the first half and 9 in the third quarter, the Lionettes seemed to have ... Read more

Dekalb County Trio Caught For TennCare Fraud

A husband and wife along with another woman are charged in DeKalb County with TennCare fraud involving prescription drugs.The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrests, which were a joint effort with the Smithville Police Department. “The OIG was formed because Tennesseans were tired of this activity going unchecked in a program as important ... Read more

Arts Center Auditions For Jungle Book Held Monday

The Arts Center of Cannon County announces  Auditions for The Jungle Book  will be held Monday at 6:00 pm.  Daytime Production Dates for schools for The Jungle Book are February 10,11,12,17,18, & 19 with Public Performances on February 14 and 21, 2015. Rehearsals will begin January 3 , 2015 Mowgli, who is lost in the ... Read more

Fall Turkey Harvest Stands Are More Than 1400

Tennessee turkey hunters recorded 1,464 harvests during the two-week 2014 fall turkey season which was held in October.The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that the 2014 fall harvest stands at 1,464. The harvest is 165 less than the 1,628 harvested during the 2013 fall season. Fall turkey hunting was allowed in 78 of the state’s ... Read more

Final Home Ball Game In 2014 Tonight

Add one more legendary head basketball coach to the ranks of District 8-AA basketball and he’s making his debut tonight as the head man of the Smith County Lady Owls.  Coach Campbell Brandon has 32 years of head coaching experience and another 18 as an assistant coach all of which were spent at high schools ... Read more

Toys For Christ Event Set For Saturday

Pleasant View and Sycamore Baptist Churches will be holding the 4th annual Toys For Christ Event Saturday.  Toys For Christ is a free toy store designed to help families in need during the Christmas season.  Saturday the Cannon County Community Center in Woodbury will be flowing with toys, the true message of Christmas, and kind ... Read more

Bradyville Neighborhood Watch Meeting Saturday

A neighborhood watch program will be meeting Saturday beginning at 11A at the Bradyville Church of Christ.   Sheriff Darrell Young will be the speaker.  Bring a canned food or non-perishable food item for the Cannon County Food Bank.  Bring a dish and stay for Christmas ham lunch.  For any questions call 765-7571 Anna Pittman ... Read more