News Archives 2008


Lionettes Four Game Winning Streak Is Over

The Cannon County Lionettes four game winning streak has come to an end.  Facing Page in the winner’s bracket of the Friendship Christian Academy Tournament Friday afternoon the Lionettes made way too many turnovers.  Page took advantage and built a huge lead.  Cannon was able to close to within two in the third quarter but ... Read more

Energy Saving Tips For Cold Weather

As the temperature continues to drop in the area and more cold days forecast, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation officials are reminding members there are precautions to keep their homes warm while minimizing the impact on their electric bills.  “When the cold weather like this hits, it’s easy to raise the thermostat, but doing that ... Read more

Lions Win In Battle Over Page

Overcoming a ten point deficit in the first half, the Cannon County Lions went back to the basic game plan and fought their way back in the game in the third quarter eventually beating the Page Patriots in the loser’s semifinal bracket of the Friendship Christian Academy Tournament 62-56.  Brandon Miles who was limited to ... Read more

Lionettes Even Season Record Move On To Winners Semifinal Bracket

Cannon County Lionette sophomore basketball player Jessie Kauffman picked the right time to get hot.  Kauffman scored in double figures for the third consecutive time and connected on four three point shots to lead the Lionettes to their fourth consecutive win in a row and sixth overall as the Lionetttes beat Jackson Christian in the ... Read more

Lions and Lionettes Basketball Teams Get Ready For Noon Action Today

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes Basketball teams return to the hardwood today as they will be participating in the Friendship Tournament at Friendship Christian School in Lebanon.  The Lionettes have put together a nice three game winning streak right before the break with wins over York, Central Magnet and Warren County.  They are one ... Read more

New EMA Director Named As Current One Resigns

Current Cannon County EMA Director Justin Harris has resigned his position effective at the end of the day Friday.  Harris has accepted a positon with the Rutherford County Emergency Management Services.  One of the most important things that Harris accomplished during his short tenure as EMA director was that he was able to play a ... Read more

State Unemployment Rate Significantly Lower Than Average

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips last week announced the November statewide unemployment rate posted significantly lower than November 2016 and notably lower than the national average. The preliminary, seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November 2017 was 3.1 percent – two percentage points lower than it was ... Read more

FSA Releases Annual Report

Through the work of dedicated staff in over 2,100 county and state offices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides vital farm safety-net assistance to agricultural producers across America. “We’ve seen recent challenges in farm income and commodity prices,” said Dr. Robert Johansson, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for the Farm Production ... Read more

Update On Christmas Fatal Wreck

One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Christmas Day on McMinnville Hwy.The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the deceased as Amanda N. Davis, 30, of Memphis. According to the investigation by Trooper William Collier, Davis was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 70 (McMinnville Hwy.) in a 2003 Ford Mustang. The second vehicle, a ... Read more

Hidden Money Results In Domestic Spat

Supposedly hiding money from his wife resulted in a domestic disturbance call to the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department recently.  According to Cannon County Sheriff Department Reports, Deputies were dispatched to a Hurricane Creek Road residence and upon arrival spoke with Ms Heather Hopkins.  She stated that she and her husband Chris were arguing over money ... Read more