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Fallen heroes to be honored

Fallen heroes to be honored

 

Locals will gather at the DeKalb Community Complex on Congress Boulevard Monday to remember those who have fallen in service to our country.

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Man accused of holding gun to wife's head

Man accused of holding gun to wife's head

 

A 49-year-old local man has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his wife’s life with a handgun on May 18.

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Exchange student reflects on time in Smithville

Exchange student reflects on time in Smithville

 

Coming to the United States as an exchange student could be a frightening prospect, but 16-year-old Louise Dillen seems to have taken it all in ...

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Lomas sentenced for forgery

Lomas sentenced for forgery

 

A local man accused in a series of forgeries last year pled guilty to three counts of forgery before Judge Gary McKenzie in DeKalb County ...

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Chew, Pafford honored by state government

Chew, Pafford honored by state government

 

DCHS Class of 2016 Valedictorian Ashli Chew and Salutatorian Max Pafford were given copies of resolutions adopted in the State House of Representatives and State ...

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Tennessee State Parks Asks Public Not to Move Firewood Use heat-treated wood or collect on-site to p

Tennessee State Parks Asks Public Not to Move Firewood Use heat-treated wood or collect on-site to p

 

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry and The Nature Conservancy, is advising the public of a new ...

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Class of 2016 graduates

Class of 2016 graduates

 

The class of 2016 wrapped up their high school careers Thursday night on the DCHS football field.

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Student charged with making threat to blow up high school

Student charged with making threat to blow up high school

 

An 18-year-old student at DeKalb County High School has been taken into custody and accused of threatening to blow up the school.

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Class of 2016 receives more than $1m in scholarships

Class of 2016 receives more than $1m in scholarships

DCHS seniors received more than a million dollars in scholarships at the annual Senior Awards Monday evening.

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Banks accused of brandishing machete

Banks accused of brandishing machete

A 44-year-old local man faces domestic assault charges after he allegedly threatened members of his family with a machete on May 12.

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Mayor declares May 15-21 EMS week

Mayor declares May 15-21 EMS week

 

County Mayor Tim Stribling recently signed a proclamation Monday setting Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in DeKalb County.

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DCHS graduation moved to Thursday

DCHS graduation moved to Thursday

DCHS graduation has been moved from Friday May 20 to Thursday May 19 at 7 p.m. due to the possibility of rain. Commencement will ...

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Survivors walk for cure

Survivors walk for cure

Angie Meadows photo

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Hendrix suit against school board dismissed

A lawsuit claiming retaliatory action was taken against a local teacher has been dismissed by a federal judge.

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Hazardous waste collection Saturday

Hazardous waste collection Saturday

A household hazardous waste collection event will be held May 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the parking lot between Smithville Church ...

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Ferrell arrested twice for assault

Ferrell arrested twice for assault

Douglas Ray Ferrell, 49, was arrested on May 4 and charged with aggravated assault.

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Locals receive Star of Life award

Locals receive Star of Life award

 

Local emergency personnel were recognized by their peers at the 8th annual EMS Star of Life Awards Dinner and Ceremony on May 5.

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School board approves EpiPens

School board approves EpiPens

 

Members of the board of education voted Monday evening to approve the use of EpiPen kits to be used at the five county schools, as ...

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Two arrested in Alexandria robbery

Two arrested in Alexandria robbery

 

Two men were apprehended Wednesday morning after a chase that led a deputy to Lebanon while in pursuit.

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Warren men charged in botched robbery

Warren men charged in botched robbery

Two Warren County men face charges of attempted aggravated robbery after a botched attempt to take a McMinnville Highway man’s wallet at knifepoint on ...

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