News Archives 2016

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Lions Lose To White County Play In 3rd Place Game Thursday

The Cannon County Lions boys basketball team showed some spark in the first quarter in their semifinal matchup of the Sonic Shootout against the host team White County.  The Warriors were able to tie the game at the end of the opening period.  Second quarter the lead changed three more times before White County went ... Read more

Lionettes Win Advance To 5th Place Game

The Cannon County Lionettes looked like they were going to run away with their second round contest of the Sonic Shootout in Sparta Tennessee at White County High School as they led by double digits all throughout the first quarter against District 7-AA member Bledsoe County.  Bledsoe turned it around in the second quarter, grabbed ... Read more

Liberty Man Arrested After Making Improper Wide Turn

A Liberty man was arrested in Murfreesboro over the weekend when Murfreesboro Police discovered he had a warrant out for his arrest for a violation of probation charge.  According to Murfreesboro Police reports Officers observed a Green 4 door Nissan make an improper wide left turn.  After conducting a traffic stop, they talked with the ... Read more

Red Cross Encourages Adding Donating Blood To Holiday Checklists

As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grip much of the nation, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter.  Millions of people are expected to take to the roads, rail and air to celebrate the season, which ... Read more

Lions Advance To Winner’s Bracket Of Sonic Shootout

Even though they entered the holiday season with a 1-8 record, the Cannon County Lions boys basketball team earned their way into the winner’s semifinal bracket of the Sonic Shootout in Sparta Tennessee Tuesday at White County High School with a exciting 77-74 win over Trousdale County.  The game itself had 10 lead changes and ... Read more

Basketball Teams Start Sonic Shootout Play Today in Sparta

Cannon County High School basketball teams will be participating in the Sonic Shootout starting today at White county High School in Sparta Tennessee.  The Lions will play Trousdale County today at 12:30 while the Lionettes will play the second game of the season against Cookeville at 3:30.  WBRY will have the live broadcast today beginning ... Read more

Man Threatens To Walk To Woodbury To Burn House

A Cannon County man who allegedly stated he was going to walk to Woodbury to burn his girlfriends house down was arrested in Murfreesboro over the weekend.  According to Murfreesboro Police Reports, Police were dispatched to Bradyville Pike and Minerva Drive in reference to a white male later identified as 31 year old Kenneth Davenport ... Read more

Motlow To Bring Non Credit Community Courses

Motlow State Community College will bring back a wide selection of non-credit community courses beginning in January 2017, according to Tom Dillingham, director of workforce development and extended services. “We are delighted to be bringing back the popular non-credit personal enrichment courses,” said Dillingham. “Our aim is to offer a wide array of courses, varying ... Read more

Consider Making A Gift Donation To Legal Aid Society Of Middle Tennessee

It’s that time of year when we are all searching for the perfect gift for that person who has everything. Is there someone special you want to thank but you’re not sure how?  You can make a gift to Legal Aid Society in their honor or memory and we will notify them of your generosity. ... Read more

Pre-Register For Middle Tennessee Grain Conference

The twelfth annual Middle Tennessee Grain Conference set for Thursday, January 26 at Coffee County’s Fairgrounds in Manchester offers farmers insight to a number of emerging corn, soybean, and wheat production concerns.     According to the 2016 conference evaluation survey, 147 farmers from twenty-two middle and east Tennessee Counties and two adjoining states rated the ... Read more