News Archives 2008


East Side Announces Honor Roll And Perfect Attendance

East Side School would like toannounce the following honor students (Principal’s List – All A’s), Honor Roll (A’s and B’s) and students with perfect attendance for the second  grading period ending December 16:    Mrs. Ana Smith’s Kindergarten – Honor Roll:  Miley Barrett, Hayden Foster, Aidyn Harris, Desi Nolen, Jeffrey St.John, Rylee Young  Perfect Attendance: ... Read more

Stuck On Vote No Circuit Court Clerk Elected

With only eight commissioners attending the Cannon County Commissioners monthly meeting Saturday, the appointment of the new Circuit Court Clerk will have to be put off until the February meeting.    Six Commission votes were needed to officially place a new person in the office.  Lynne Foster submitted her resignation of the office last month which ... Read more

Reach Afterschool Program Discussed By County Commissioners

By the looks of the support it received at the Cannon County Commission meeting Saturday, several people count on the Cannon County Reach afterschool program.  The Commission had on its agenda Saturday to discuss the Reach program and address the State Auditor’s concerns that it is funding the private program.  Cannon County is the only ... Read more

MTSU’s Rape Aggression Defense Classes Begin Soon

MTSU’s popular Rape Aggression Defense classes will continue this spring with a new five-week session for safety-conscious women on and around the MTSU campus beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1. The MTSU Police Department’s newest session of free RAD classes will run Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. through March 1. It’s open to all female MTSU ... Read more

Lionettes Beat Central Magnet Friday Night. Middle Grade Basketball Plays Monday

Coach Matthew Rigsby of the Cannon County Lions boys basketball team says his team comes out aggressive in the first quarter but many of their losses are contributed to not playing in the second quarter.  Friday night during their district 8-AA matchup showed exactly that.  The Lions trailed by two in the first quarter but ... Read more

Been Over A Month, Tonight Lions and Lionettes Play in Woodbury

For the first game in over a month, and fifth time since the season began in November, the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes will be playing tonight inside their home confines at Robert A Harris Gymnasium as they host District 8-AA teams from Murfreesboro Central Magnet School.  The Lionettes look to win their second game ... Read more

Car Burns, No Bodies Found

The Cannon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car fire recently  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, deputies were dispatched out for a vehicle on fire and no knowledge of whether there was anyone inside the vehicle.  Upon arrival, the entire vehicle was engulfed in flames.  The fire department was there working on putting the ... Read more

Cattlemen Meeting Starts Friday

2017 Tennessee Cattlemen’s Convention and Trade Show starts Friday morning at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.  The two day event features a luncheon Friday which will honor Governor Bill Haslam.  Other highlights include Cow College educational seminars Cattle women meeting and youth activities.  The early registration deadline has passed but  cattle producers are still welcome ... Read more

Lions and Lionettes Lost to Macon. Middle Grades Basketball Tonight

The Cannon County Lions basketball team didn’t start their series of consecutive district contests anywhere near the way they wanted to Tuesday night.  Team traveled to Lafayette to meet co-District 8AA leader Macon County.  The Tigers dismantled the Lions mid way through the first quarter and kept their unblemished mark in District 8-AA perfect beating ... Read more