News Archives 2014


Nave 6th In Nation At National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference

Congratulations to Hannah Nave, 11th grade Cannon County High School, for winning 1st place individual at the Tennessee 4-H Outdoor Meat Cookery Contest and placing 6th in the nation for the 4-H chicken barbeque contest at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference. The National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference continues to be held at the ... Read more

Basketball Teams Sweep District Contests In Lafayette

The Cannon County Lionettes seem to be getting a rhythm to their three point shot attempts.  Tuesday night on the road they hit 9 three point shots and opened up a 19 point lead on Macon County by the end of the third quarter.  Kendra Maynard connected on 4 of the 9 made shots while ... Read more

Gas Prices Could Get As Low As $2.00 A Gallon By Christmas

Gas prices in the state of Tennessee decreased another 8 cents on average recently and consumers could be looking at up to a 50 cent decrease by Christmas.   The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline could test $2.50 by Christmas, and likely will fall to the lowest level since 2009 in a matter of ... Read more

Stones River Hospital Partnering For Great Healthcare Signup December 13th

The Stones River Hospital is partnering with the Community Wellness Clinic and Get Covered Tenn for a Great Healthcare Signup event on Saturday from 10A to 3P at the Community Wellness Clinic 89 Mears Drive in Woodbury.  The event is open to everyone regardless of residency.  Friendly staff will be there to help find insurance ... Read more

Bedford County Man Nailed On Tenn Care Fraud In Coffee County

A Bedford County man is charged with TennCare fraud in Coffee County, and it’s his second charge for the crime. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) with assistance from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office last week announced the arrest of 39-year old Brian K. Tucker.  A Coffee County Grand Jury indicted Tucker with three counts ... Read more

Tennessee Department Of Homeland Security Announces Thanksgiving Results

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced the preliminary number of four traffic fatalities statewide during the 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday period, which began on midnight Wednesday, Nov. 26 and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30. If this year’s preliminary figures remain, it would mark the lowest number of vehicular deaths during the ... Read more

Tennessee Season To Remember Honors Victims Of Homicide

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Thursday evening hosted the 12th annual “Tennessee Season to Remember” ceremony at First Baptist Church in Nashville to honor victims of homicide. Haslam was joined by several state and local public safety officials. During the ceremony, families from across Tennessee placed ornaments on memorial wreaths in honor of their loved ones.  ... Read more

Lionettes and Lions Finish Weekend With Season Sweep Of Coffee County

Before Saturday night’s  high school boys basketball game between the Cannon County Lions and the Coffee County Red Raiders, the only Lions boys basketball team to advance to the state tournament was honored as it was their 30 year anniversary.  This year’s edition of the Lions then took the court and showed fans why they ... Read more

Cover Crop Middle Tennessee Weeds Update Meeting This Thursday

This annual event hosted by Warren, Cannon, Coffee, DeKalb and Rutherford Counties will be held on Thursday, December 11, 6:00 p.m. in Woodbury at the Woodbury Lions Club Building. Dr. Larry Steckel will discuss new products, control strategies and resistance, this will be a very important update as glysophate-resistant palmer amaranth (pigweed, marestail…you get the ... Read more