News Archives 2015

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Child Advocacy Center Hosts 16th Annual Open House

“One of my favorite Murfreesboro Christmas traditions is the Child Advocacy Center Holiday Open House.  It is always held on the first Friday in December.  My favorite thing is spending time with our Child Protective Investigative Team members and the many supporters of our Child Advocacy Center,” said Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman.   The ... Read more

Entry Forms Still Available For This Saturday’s Christmas Parade

Entry forms are still available for Saturday’s Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Parade.  There is no entry fee to participate and entry forms are available at the Cannon County University Of Tennessee Extension office on Lehman Street Parade participants will be asked to line up a little differently this year to help ease possibilities of injury ... Read more

512 Cars Go Through Recent Woodbury Checkpoint

The results are in from a sobriety checkpoint ran in Woodbury near the Farmer’s Coop and Davenport’s Service station.  The checkpoint was conducted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.  Officers from the Woodbury Police Department and Cannon County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the checkpoint right before Thanksgiving.  512 cars passed through the checkpoint and 9 were ... Read more

Sweepstakes/Lottery Scams Take Aim at Tennessee Consumers

As the holiday shopping season approaches, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is alerting Tennessee consumers to be on high alert for fraudulent sweepstakes and lottery offers they may receive via mail, phone, or social media. Using the household brand name of nationally known sweepstakes companies such as the ... Read more

Motlow To Present Music Concerts In December

The Motlow State Community College music department is excited to present a pair of holiday concerts during the first week of December on the Moore County campus. Both performances will be held in Eoff Hall inside Powers Auditorium. The first is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., and the second on Sunday, Dec. ... Read more

Lions Struggle From Field In Loss To Cookeville

The Cannon County Lions basketball team should have saved some of the after Thanksgiving leftovers for Saturday.  After shooting lights out in a 30 point win over Grundy County Friday night, the roles completely reversed Saturday when they shot only 2 of 12 in the first quarter.  Cookeville got out to a 14-5 lead and ... Read more

Inside Cannon Schools

December 3—CPAC meeting at the Central Office, 11:30 – 12:30                          Elementary basketball:  West Side at East Side, Short Mtn. at WGS, Auburn at Woodland   December 4—Basketball–CCHS vs. Central Magnet at home, 6:00 p.m. December 6—Lioness Club Installation Banquet, 2:00 p.m., Lions Club Building December 7—Cancer Tournament played at Woodbury Grammar School December 8—Basketball—CCHS vs. ... Read more

Cannon’s Unemployment Rate Decreases During October

County unemployment rates for October 2015, released last week, show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in four, and remained the same in one county. Cannon County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.3 percent from September’s 5.8 percent.  Out of an estimated 6010 people in the workforce, 5700 were employed while just 320 people were ... Read more

Arts Center Of Cannon County Participates In Amazon Smiles

The Arts Center of Cannon County has announced that it is participating in the Amazon Smiles Program.  The Amazon Smiles Program donates a half percent of any eligible products purchased through smile.amazon.com.  Tens of Millions of products on Amazon.com are eligible and will be marked as such.  Consumers can log into the website using their ... Read more

Three Point Shooting Nets Big Margin Win For Lions

Even though the Cannon County Lionettes closed the first night of the Mitch Wilson State Farm Cannon County Classic, they couldn’t close the game on the floor with a win.  Leading most of the contest by a comfortable margin and showing signs that they were improving on what they lacked in the loss against Warren ... Read more