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Three Die In Smithville Fire

Three Smithville residents died in a fire over the weekend.  Two others were injured. According to Dead are 27 year old Jeremy Shelton, 36 year old Crystal Fults, and 4 year old Caylix Johnson. Two others, 26 year old Heather Standridge and 23 month old Brantley Johnson were injured. In a prepared news release, ... Read more

Lions Hosting Owls In Basketball Tonight

The Cannon County High School basketball teams will be looking for their first district win of the season.  After a rough start in Baxter Friday, the teams will be hosting the Owls teams from Smith County High School.  Smith County Lady Owls come into Robert A Harris Gymnasium with a 4-1 overall record.  After starting ... Read more

Letter Of Intent Applications Now Available

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2017 funding cycle.  The Letter of Intent application is the first step in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. It is available to a wide array of diverse community organizations offering programming to benefit the community in the ... Read more

Confrontational Driver Cited For License Revocation

A Morrison man who was close to being arrested for disorderly conduct due to his engaging attitude recently after a traffic stop will have his day in court in February to get his license issues straightened out .  According to Cannon County Sheriff’s Department reports, Deputies pulled over Mr. Robert Peck of Morrison, after he ... Read more

School Board Workshop Moved Up To Tonight. Other Meetings Announced

A couple of government meeting reminders.  The Cannon County Board of Education workshop which normally takes place on Tuesday on the week of the regular board meeting which takes place on Thursday has been moved up to tonight starting at 5:00 at the Cannon County Board Of Education offices.  The regular monthly meeting remains scheduled ... Read more

Motlow Provides Employers With Program

Motlow State Community College has a new program that makes it easy for businesses to provide high-quality training for their employees—no matter how many employees they have or where they’re located. Motlow has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-facilitated employee training courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow ... Read more

Inside Cannon Schools

Dec. 7—Principals’ meeting at CCBOE, 8:30 a.m.  Dec. 8—School Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., WGS Cafeteria   Dec. 9—TTU Science Fair   Dec. 12—District Professional Learning Community (PLC), 1:00 p.m. CCBOE   Dec. 16—Student abbreviated day   Dec. 19, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017—Winter Break   Jan. 4—Principals’ meeting at CCBOE, 8:30 a.m.     A ... Read more

Ball Teams Travel To Upperman For First District Contest

The Cannon County High School Basketball teams will start the district portion of the season in one of the toughest places in the conference, Baxter.  The Upperman Lady Bees fresh off a season that saw them in the State Championship game are already 6-0 and haven’t been challenged this season.  The Lionettes are 2-3 having ... Read more

5 Participating In Tour Of Homes Saturday

Saturday is a full day as the Christmas Season gets underway with a pancake breakfast at the Woodbury Lions Club Building.  The Breakfast features Santa Claus and everyone is invited to come meet him and get pictures taken with him.  Then at 12 noon it’s the annual Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Parade.  WBRY AM-1540/FM 107.1 ... Read more