News Archives 2008


Cannon County Man Blames Diabetic Condition Responsible For Hallunications

A Cannon County man who Sheriff’s Deputies determined was badly hallunicating was arrested for public intoxication.   According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, Deputies were dispatched out to a residence on Tenpenny Road in reference to a neighbor shooting for the past hour.  Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Courtne Elrod who was holding a ... Read more

Producers Register Now For Weeds Conference

University of Tennessee Extension – Cannon, Coffee, DeKalb, Rutherford and Warren County would like to announce the upcoming Middle Tennessee Weeds Night. The program is scheduled for Thursday, December 14 at the Coffee County Farm Building which is located at 225 E. Main St. Manchester, TN 37355. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and ... Read more

Motlow To Allow LPN/RN Entrance Exam To Be Taken More Than Once

The Motlow State Community College Testing Center will be offering LPN-RN program applicants the opportunity to take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) Fundamental Entrance exam more than one time in early 2018. Because of LPN-RN applicant requests for a second testing opportunity, applicants can now take the exam in February, only on the Moore ... Read more

Fire Video Prevention Contest Deadline Coming Up

 Time is running out for you to win big with the State Fire Marshal’s second annual Fire Prevention Video Contest! Tennesseans have until December 31 to enter the contest which challenges residents of all ages to put their imagination to work by creating videos to help share fire safety messages in an exciting and effective ... Read more

Take Charge Of Diabetes

As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, diabetes is the primary cause of kidney failure, lower-limb amputations and adult-onset blindness. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages individuals to take the necessary steps to prevent this disease. “More than one in ten people in Tennessee have diabetes and about 250,000 Tennesseans are ... Read more

Cannon County Teen Among Two In Coffee County Missing Child Alert

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department has issued a missing child alert for two 16 year-old females. A third missing teenage female gas been located safe. No other information on the third female is being released at this time. Katrina Lynn Blackburn is from Coffee County and Kaylee Lenoria Stephens is from Cannon County. The two ... Read more

Best Christmas Pageant Ever Production Saturday Night At Arts Center

The Arts Center of Cannon County presents the local production of  Best Christmas Pageant Ever In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when ... Read more

Dekalb Knocks Down The Door At Cannon With Three Point Shots

For the third consecutive season the Dekalb County Tigerettes won at least one of the games in the season series against their rival Cannon County.  Friday night before a packed house in Woodbury, the Tigerettes put the exclamation on the first game between the two teams this year with a 70-40 win over the Lionettes.  ... Read more

Toys For Christ Event Set For Saturday

Pleasant View Baptist Church presents, Toys For Christ, a free  toy store designed to help families in need during the Christmas season. The event will take place at the Cannon County Community Center on December 9th from 9am-11am and 12pm to 2pm, while supplies last. After listening to a ten minute gospel presentation, parents or ... Read more

Basketball Rivalry Comes Alive Tonight In Woodbury

It’s rivalry time as the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes are set to host Dekalb County in game one of the two game season series set.  Lionettes are coming off of an overtime loss to Smith County in which they didn’t shoot the ball well.  Tigerettes of Dekalb also lost to visiting York Institute on ... Read more