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Music Night Tonight At Senior Center

No high school basketball tonight but there is Music Night at the Cannon County Senior Center.  All ages are welcome to attend.  Soup Supper starts the event tonight at 6:00.  The music band Road West will be performing.  Dinner is $5.00 and admission to the music concert is $5.  

Undefeated Grammar School Teams Remain Unbeaten

The two undefeated grammar school basketball teams in the county remained that way after Thursday night’s action.  Woodland used a big run to pull away from Westside in the first quarter of the girls game in the Warriorettes 56-23 win.  Kristin Fann led all scorers for Woodland with 18. Westside Boys pulled away a close ... Read more

Tennessee Department Of Labor And Workforce No Longer Mailing 1099-G Tax Forms

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development will no longer be mailing the 1099-G tax form to unemployment claimants. Those that received unemployment benefits in 2015 must go online to access the form, which will be available no later than January 31. “Allowing people to access their 1099-G forms online is effective for multiple reasons,” ... Read more

Bradyville Man Wanted On Probation Violation Caught In Car In Murfreesboro

A Bradyville man was arrested in Murfreesboro after police recognized him and knew he had warrants for violation of probation out on him.  According to Murfreesboro Police Reports, Murfreesboro police approached Brian McCroskey of Bradyville while McCroskey was in the drivers side of his car with the motor running.  A check on his drivers license ... Read more

Now’s A Good Time To Review Insurance Policies

Homeowners should always be prepared in case of emergency such as a fire, flood or storm. The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) encourages Tennesseans to take time during the new year to start or update their inventory of belongings to be prepared all year long. “Post-holidays is a good time to update insurance ... Read more

Warrenting A Win For The Lionettes

The Cannon County Lionettes proved the old adage that it’s hard to beat a team three times in a season.  Especially if that team hasn’t had all their expected players available the first two times they played.  Tuesday night the Lionettes hosted the Warren County Lady Pioneers from McMinnville.  The Lady Pioneers led the game ... Read more

Knoxville Man Leads Investigators On High Speed Chase

A Knoxville man led Cannon County Investigators on a high speed chase right after New Year’s Day.  According to Sheriff’s reports  Investigator Chris Brown observed a white 4 door Mercedes fly by him on Highway 96 in front of Dutton’s Market.  He was clocked going 72 in a 55 mph.  He radioed Investigator Brandon Gullett ... Read more

4-H Public Speaking Contest Winners Recognized

23 Cannon County 4-H Members participated in the Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest.  After winning their school classroom competition, students were chosen to compete in the county competition. The Following were winners of the contest 4th Grade: 1st Place- Katie Hare, West Side School 1st Place- Nancy Caroline Thomas, Woodbury Grammar School 2nd Place- ... Read more

Cannon County S.A.V.E Recognizes Those Who Helped In Food Drive and Angel Tree

The Cannon County S.A.V.E. organization which is the domestic violence shelter in Cannon County would like to thank Mrs. Ashley Pelham’s Life Skills Class of Woodbury Grammar School for collecting food during the holidays.  Also the Cannon County 4-H Program held a food drive for the domestic violence shelter and families in need in the ... Read more

Murfreesboro Man Arrested For Tax Evasion

The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Shashank Patel for sales tax evasion. Special Agents arrested Patel, 29, at his business Wednesday. On January 4, the Rutherford County Grand Jury indicted Patel on 23 Class E felony counts of sales tax ... Read more