News Archives 2008


American Legion Post 279 Conducts Oratorical Contest

The Hilton Stone American Legion Post 279 conducted their 2017 Oratorical Contest, Thursday, January 5, 2017, at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury.  Colonel (Ret) John Basinger is the Project Director for the Oratorical Contest.  Col. John Basinger works very closely with Mr. William F. (Freddy) Curtis, History teacher, at the Cannon County High School.  Col. Basinger ... Read more

Congressman Diane Black: Repeal Is Relief

From being officially sworn in as a member of the 115th Congress, to being named interim Chairman of the House Budget Committee, to watching the certification of President-elect Donald Trump’s electoral college victory — it has been quite the week in Washington. But today, I want to talk with you about something else: House Republicans’ ... Read more

Inside Cannon Schools

Jan. 9—Cannon County board meeting workshop, 6:30 p.m., CCBOE (This is a change from the regular Tuesday night workshop.)  Jan. 10—New Teachers’ Orientation, 3:00-5:00 p.m., CCBOE   Jan. 12—The regular meeting date for the Cannon County Board of Education is re-scheduled to January 19th at WGS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.   Jan. 16—No School—Martin Luther ... Read more

AAA: Winter Weather Driving Tips

Upcoming cold temperatures and precipitation may make for challenging driving across the state this week. AAA urges motorists to prepare their vehicles for an emergency and to be careful while driving on the road. According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent ... Read more

Closings Today January 6th

Closings Today:  Cannon County Senior Center is closed today. Cannon Libraries are closed today.  Cannon County Middle School Basketball vs Forrest Middle has been canceled tonight. Cannon County Courthouse and Cannon County Convenience Center are both closed today. The Cannon County Commission Workshop scheduled for Saturday has been postponed

All Ages Can Participate In Trivia Night Next Friday At Senior Center

Eat, drink, think and win Friday night January 13th as the Cannon County Senior Center presents Trivia Night.   This is a fundraiser for the Center and it is open to all ages.  Dinner will begin at 6:00 and the game starts at 7.  Admission is $10.  Dinner includes soup, dessert and a drink.  Teams can ... Read more

Recertify For Commodities Now

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program known as Commodities it is time for recertification of their commodities card.  Wit 2017 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county ... Read more

Gun Season For Deer Is Concluding Soon

Deer hunting season is nearing its conclusion in Tennessee. The gun season for deer concludes on Jan. 8 while the second Young Sportsman Hunt for 2016-17 is Jan. 14-15. For the Young Sportsman Hunt, youth, 6-16 years of age are allowed to participate. The young sportsmen must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult at least ... Read more

4-H Club Collecting Items For Rescue Mission

The Cannon County 4-H Honor Club is making a difference by collecting items for the Nashville Rescue Mission.  Bring donations to the UT Extension Office Monday through Friday 8A-4P before February 14th.  The donation wishlist includes: Soap and Body Wash, Body Lotion, Toothbrushes, and Toothpaste, Deodorant, Chapstick, Small Combs and Brushes, Gently Used Purses and ... Read more

Basketball Teams Lose First Contest Of 2017

2017 did not start positively for the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes basketball teams.  Tuesday night in McMinnville, the Lady Pioneers and Pioneers swept the season series picking up wins in both teams opening contests of the new year.  In the girls game, both teams started off slow in a low scoring first quarter as ... Read more