News Archives 2008


Bees Barely Buzz By Lions

The Upperman Lady Bees look for opportunities and before an opposing team knows it, a three point deficit can stretch to a double digit lead in mere seconds.  Friday night in Woodbury all it took was a two possession stretch with 33 seconds left on the clock in the first quarter and a Upperman lead ... Read more

Come Eat Breakfast With Santa And Hang Around For The Christmas Parade Saturday

The first Saturday of the month of December brings the Christmas Parade to Woodbury as it has been typically called Lions Club Saturday.  The Woodbury Lions Club starts the Saturday morning off with Pancakes with Santa taking place at the Woodbury Lions Club Building starting at 7 in the morning till 10A.  Everyone is invited ... Read more

Daniels Removed As Head Football Coach Thursday

The “dream” job of being the head football coach of his alma mater turned quickly into a nightmare for T.J. Daniel and after five losing seasons and in the midst of controversy involving wrongdoing allegations, Daniel was relieved of his head coaching spot as the football coach of the program.  Daniel’s career record was only ... Read more

Upperman Rolls Into Woodbury For First District Contest Of Basketball Season

Two teams square off in the first district matchup of the basketball season as Cannon County meets Upperman in Woodbury.  The Lady Bees unveiled their State Championship banner Tuesday night before rolling over Bledsoe County.  The Baxter team has been unchallenged through 6 games with their closest opponent being a 9 point win over Shelbyville.  ... Read more

FSA County Committee Election Underway

Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, announces that the 2017 FSA County Committee Election is underway as ballots were mailed to eligible voters in Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 2 (DeKalb County) and Local Administrative Area # 4 (Cannon County) on November 6th. December 4, 2017 will be the ... Read more

Parker Removed As Director Of Schools

Barbara Parker is no longer the Director of Cannon County Schools.  By a vote of 3-2 Parker was removed from the position and transfered to a teaching position at Cannon County High School. This was the result of Thursday night’s special called meeting of the Cannon County Board of Education.  Both chairman Bruce Daniel and ... Read more

Parker Faces Contract Termination During Tonight’s Special School Board Meeting

A crowd is expected tonight at the Cannon County Board of Education’s special called meeting.  The meeting was announced at the end of the regular meeting back on November 9th when Chairman Bruce Daniel called for it so the Board could vote on terminating the contract of Director of Schools Barbara Parker immediately.  Parker’s current ... Read more

More Than Turkey Found In Cannon Man’s Car

A Cannon County Man had more than turkey for Thanksgiving after Coffee County Sheriff’s Deputies found drugs in his car during a search.  According to  Jeffery Neal Foster age 46 of Woodbury was stopped for a traffic violation by Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons on Interstate Drive in Manchester. When the deputy walked up ... Read more

Early Voting For Senate Seat Underway

Early Voting for the Tennessee Senate 17th District started Wednesday in Cannon County.  Voting will be held at the Cannon County Elections Office on West Main Street.  The race is between candidates Mary Alice Carfi who is running on the Democratic ticket.  Her opponent is Republican candidate Mark Pody.  Early voting for the December 19th ... Read more

Dekalb/Cannon Amateur Radio Club Meets Tonight

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, November 30th , 2017 – 6:30 PM at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville, TN 37166. All local amateur radio  operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is ... Read more