News Archives 2015

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Medicine A Factor In DUI Charge

A Cannon County man who took a drive after being under the influence of prescribed medicine was arrested recently.  According to Sheriff’s Department reports, deputies were dispatched near HWY 53 market for a driver later identified as Rustin Means.  The caller had stated that Means was all over the road, had pulled into the market ... Read more

Job Fair Set For Tuesday In Murfreesboro

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. will host a job fair for several businesses on Tuesday (Dec. 29, 2015). Some of the companies on hand include MCS Staffing, Friendship Home Healthcare, SpeedwayLLC and Wise Staffing and Goodwill. The Tuesday job fair will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  

State Fire Marshalls Ask Tennesseans To Deck The Halls With Care

 The winter holiday season should be a joyous time of year. However, certain types of fires and injuries associated with decorating are all too common and can put a damper on holiday celebrations. “December is the peak month for home candle fires,” Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix ... Read more

Lions Win Consolation Game Sunday

The Cannon County Lions boys basketball team wrapped up the consolation game with a 66-53 victory over Claiborne County in the Clinton  Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The team shot the ball well hitting 10 3-pointers  overall.  Austin Martin turned in a double double 10 points and 10 rebounds.  Briar Jakes and Charlie Parrish finished with ... Read more

THP Reminds Everyone To Buckle UP During The Holidays

Commissioner Bill Gibbons of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS&HS), Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole announced the increase in seat belt fines as an effective additional tool to curb traffic fatalities ... Read more

No Road Construction On State Highways During Christmas and New Years

Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at noon ... Read more

Cannon Man Arrested For His Own Protection

A Cannon County man who was concerned that people were chasing him recently ended up getting arrested for public intoxication and reckless endangerment.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, deputies were dispatched to Pleasant Ridge Road for subjects that had followed the caller home after seeing him in the woods.  When one of the ... Read more

Lionettes Win Clinton Tournament

The Cannon County Lionettes won the Clinton Christmas tournament Sunday afternoon in Clinton Tennessee as they beat the host team Clinton 63-47.  Kelli Davis led with 18 while Maleah Scott added 12 and Olivia Walkup got into the scoring act finishing with 10.  Autumn King was named to the all tournament team while Davis took ... Read more

Congressman Diane Black: Only In Washington

For many Tennesseans, this special season is a time of celebration and reflection with loved ones. In Washington, however, it is apparently a time for 2,000 page, trillion-dollar, backroom spending bills – your Christmas “gift” from the D.C. political class.  Today Congress voted to pass a $1.1 trillion omnibus bill that funds the government through September 30, ... Read more