News Archives 2015

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Congressman Diane Black: Let’s Talk Monday

From questions about the United States’ refugee resettlement program, to yesterday’s historic Senate vote repealing much of Obamacare, to Wednesday’s unspeakable tragedy in San Bernardino, California – these are consequential times. I believe you deserve to hear real, unfiltered answers from your elected officials on these subjects, and other issues of importance to you and ... Read more

Dekalb County Woman Charged With Tenn Care Fraud

A DeKalb County woman is charged with TennCare fraud and theft of services for receiving healthcare insurance benefits through the program, even though she was not eligible for TennCare. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, today announced the arrest of Kimberly D. Griffin, 45, of Smithville. ... Read more

TWRA To Release 90,000 Rainbow Trout In Tennessee Waters

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2015-16 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March. The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or ... Read more

Uptown Country Band To Play At Senior Center Tonight

The Cannon County Senior Center hosts Music Night tonight.  Doors open at 6:00.  Admission is $5.00.  Featured musical group is UPtown Country. You can find out more information on them by checking out their website

Tim Powers Appointed New School Board Member By Commission

The Cannon County Commissioners through an 8-1-1 vote elected to appoint Tim Powers as the new school board member for district 2 replacing Frank Walkup who passed away in November.  Powers ran for election back in November 2014 and lost to Walkup.  Others who had turned in a resume to be considered for the school ... Read more

High School Basketball Teams Welcome Central Magnet For First District Games Tonight

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes Basketball Teams will return to the Robert A Harris Gym for their first District game of the 2015-2016 Basketball Season.   They will host the Murfreesboro Central Magnet Tigers basketball teams.  The Lionettes and Central Magnet will battle for the first time since the classic region championship back in March ... Read more

Woodbury Christmas Parade Highlights Saturday Activities In Woodbury

The start of the Christmas season officially arrives in Woodbury Saturday as the Woodbury Lions Club ushers in their Christmas parade featuring Santa Claus.  The day starts off with the Woodbury Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at the Woodbury Lions Club Building from 7A-10A,  All you can eat pancakes and sausage for $6 or $5.00 in ... Read more

Christmas Gala Spots Still Open But Hurry

Reservations are still available for the 2015 Christmas Gala at the Cannon County Senior Center.  The Gala will be held December 11th starting at 6:00.  Officials with the Senior Center advise those that are interested to hurry and make reservations, as tickets to the event are quickly selling and will be sold out soon just ... Read more

Commission To Appoint New School Board Member

Tonight the Cannon County Commission will appoint a new school board member to replace the late Frank Walkup who passed away last month.  Frank represented the Auburntown and Short Mountain District after winning the position in an election last November.  The appointment will take place at the monthly meeting of the Cannon County Commissioners. Other ... Read more

UT-Extension Announces Middle Tennessee Grain Conference

             Dr. Larry Steckel, UT Extension Weed Specialist, will provide the keynote presentation with his latest management strategies toward managing Palmer amaranth, which is becoming a costly weed to manage if strategies are not implemented early at the eleventh annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference, January 28 at the Coffee County Fairgrounds, Manchester.             Steckel, who ... Read more