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Holiday Jug Band Review Comes To Arts Center This Weekend

The Arts Center of Cannon County is proud to announce their Holiday Jug Band Review and Vaudeville Circus featuring the Jake Leg Stompers, Eggplant Faerie Players and Friends.  This event will include live music, juggling, trapeze, stilt walking, unicycle, holiday surprises and fun.  This highly entertaining ensemble performance is sponsored by the Village Idiot Society ... Read more

Tennessee Highway Patrol Receives Grants For 2016

The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced today that it will receive traffic safety grants from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to provide increased enforcement, public awareness campaigns and help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes on state roadways in 2016. The grant funds were distributed through the Governor’s Highway’s Safety Office (GHSO). The THP ... Read more

Job Fair in Murfreesboro Tuesday

The Goodwill Career Solutions Center at 2955 South Church Street in Murfreesboro is presenting a job fair Tuesday from 11 in the morning till 2 this afternoon for four employers seeking to fill more than 50 positions in Rutherford and Wilson Counties.  Openings include hospital sitter, forklift operator, warehouse associate, industrial maintenance tech, childcare, teller ... Read more

Gaming Console Missing From Cannon County Residence

Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputies recently made a stolen report from a Cannon County resident who reported that someone had taken her Sony Playstation 4.  Deputies spoke with Samantha Taylor of Melton Hollow Road who stated that she left for work and her roommate returned home from work and stated that he noticed the Playstation 4 ... Read more

Wheels and Tires Stolen From Car Parked In Yard

A Cannon County man had four wheels and tires stolen off a car that was sitting in his yard recently.  According to Sheriff’s Department reports Mr. James Benton of Jim Perkins Road stated that the wheels and tires were on the car around midnight but when he got up around 6 in the morning they ... Read more

Lionettes Drop Second District Game Of The Year

The Smith County Lady Owls contained the Cannon County Lionette tandem of Kelli Davis and Autumn King in Carthage Friday night and the Lionettes lost their second district game of the season 61-40.  King got into foul trouble early in the game collecting two fouls in the first quarter.  The Lionettes fell behind by only ... Read more

Big District Games Tonight In Carthage

Many District 8-AA basketball fans might have thought that the Smith County Lady Owls program would struggle this year.  After all the success of last year’s team centered around Miss Basketball nominee Callie Hackett and now that she graduated Smith County would be rebuilding.  With a new head coach the Lady Owls have responded well ... Read more

Adams Memorial Library Hosts Star Wars Party Saturday

May The Force Be With You.  The Adams Memorial Library will be celebrating the release of the new Star Wars movie which hits theaters December 18th, The Force Awakens by hosting a Star Wars Party on Saturday starting at 11:00 in the morning.  The public is invited to dress as their favorite Star Wars character ... Read more

Horses At Large Leads To Jail Time

Horses at large got a Cannon County man in deep trouble with law enforcement especially since it wasn’t the first incident in the last two years.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, Deputies were dispatched out to a Hollis Creek Road residence.  When they got there, Todd Baxter along with Deputy Greg Falls were ... Read more

Hiring Of Math Teacher At High School Highlights Board Of Education Meeting

An item tabled from the November meeting of the Cannon County  Board of Education will be scheduled to be brought up during tonight’s monthly meeting of the Cannon County School Board.  Michael K. Jones will address the board concerning the hiring of a math teacher at Cannon County High School and will also propose a ... Read more