News Archives 2008


Woodbury Man Wrecks Leaves Scene In Murfreesboro

A Woodbury man was arrested over the weekend in Murfreesboro after he left the scene of an accident.  According to Murfreesboro Police Reports, Police were called to Northfield and Memorial Blvd regarding a hit and run traffic crash.  While investigating, another officer conducted a traffic stop on East Northfield Blvd.  Officers made contact with the ... Read more

Few Days Left To Register For Special Kids Race

There are only a few days left before regular registration ends and prices increase for the 6th Annual Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC) on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at MMC in Murfreesboro. Runners and walkers will have the opportunity to participate in one of three race distances: 15K, 5K ... Read more

Lions Meet Pioneers In Basketball Tonight

The first high school basketball contest of 2017 takes place tonight as the Cannon County Lions and Lionettes travel next door to McMinnville to play Warren County.  The Lionettes come off the holiday break with a 7-9 record and one of the wins came against Warren County in Woodbury back in November.  A win tonight ... Read more

Arts Center Of Cannon County Holds Auditions Tonight

The Arts Center of Cannon County announces auditions for PETER & THE STARCATCHER AUDITIONS January 3 & 5 at 6:00pm All roles available for ages 16+. See info below. Directed by Tara Winton Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher up-ends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not ... Read more

New Year New Laws

The new year ushered in new laws in Tennessee. One includes those convicted of vehicular homicide where alcohol or drugs were involved. The new law that went into effect January 1st now makes those convicted ineligible for parole. Tougher sentences will be handed down to individuals convicted of robbing a pharmacy for controlled substances. The ... Read more

Man Steals Log Splitter and Lawn Mower From Smithville Business

43 year old Steve Franklin Mabe Jr. was arrested on Wednesday, December 28 for theft of property over $1,000.  According to Dekalb County Police took a report earlier in the day from an employee of Tractor Supply Company concerning the theft of a 42″ Cub Cadet riding mower and a 25 ton Country Line ... Read more

Watertown Man Leads Coffee County Authorities On High Speed Chase

A Watertown man led Coffee County Deputies on a high speed chase last week.  According to, Coffee County Deputy Eric Clem observed a white Honda Accord traveling at a high rate of speed near the Highway 41 and Highway 55 intersection in Manchester. He observed the white Honda Accord pass another car on the ... Read more

Livestock Forage Program Underway

Do you have cattle, sheep, or goats?  If so, you could be eligible to receive payment from the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency. According to Donny Green, County Executive Director, signup for the Livestock Forage Program is now underway and will continue through January 30, 2017.     The Livestock Forage Assistance Program (LFP) has been ... Read more

Power Tools And TV’s Stolen

Over $1200 worth of power tools and other items were stolen from a Cannon County residence recently.  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, once deputies arrived at the scene they spoke with Allen Hayes.  Mr. Hayes stated that he had TVs and other property that had been stolen from the residence.  The deputies walked ... Read more

United Way To Host Ribbon Cutting January 31

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host a Ribbon Cutting, presented by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, on January 31, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.  The event will be held at the Historic Murfreesboro Courthouse to mark the beginning of the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for 2017.   ... Read more