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Former county clerk charged with DUI

Former county clerk charged with DUI

 

A former elected official faces DUI charges after an accident on West Broad Street yesterday.

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May sentenced in child beating death

May sentenced in child beating death

 

Jessica May, 20, was sentenced in DeKalb County Criminal Court Wednesday for her part in the May 2015 beating death of 23-month-old Colten May.

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Six arrested on sealed indictments

Six arrested on sealed indictments

 

Six people have been picked up in connection with a year-long city police drug sting.

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Three dead in mobile home fire

Three dead in mobile home fire

 

Three people are confirmed dead, and two others are seriously injured after a fire on South Mountain Street today (Sunday).

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet in Nashville

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission to meet in Nashville

 

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will return to Nashville for its final scheduled meeting of 2016, on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Tennessee Wildlife ...

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Big wagon wins float contest

Big wagon wins float contest

 

The Pedigo's New and Used float entry, a huge Radio Flyer wagon,  won first place at the Smithville Christmas Parade Saturday.

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FSA elections underway

FSA elections underway

 

The 2016 FSA County Committee Election is underway as ballots were mailed to eligible voters in Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 3 of DeKalb County on ...

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DTC to discontinue cell service

DTC to discontinue cell service

 

DTC cell phones will soon be a thing of the past.

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Man indicted for stautory rape

Man indicted for stautory rape

 

A Dowelltown man accused of committing three counts of statutory rape was among 47 people indicted by the DeKalb County Grand Jury this week.

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Key gets 45 years in child beating death

Key gets 45 years in child beating death

 

Cody Ryan Key, 24, pled guilty to second-degree murder under a negotiated settlement in Putnam County Criminal Court today (Thursday) in the May 17, 2015 ...

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Clerk's office offers hunting and fishing licenses, boat renewals

Clerk's office offers hunting and fishing licenses, boat renewals

 

Sportsmen will now be able to acquire a hunting or fishing license or renew their boat registration at the county complex, according to County Clerk ...

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Man accused of breaking mother’s ribs

Man accused of breaking mother’s ribs

 

A 46-year-old local man has been taken into custody by the sheriff’s department after he allegedly broke his mother’s ribs during an assault.

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Santa visits DeKalb this weekend

Santa visits DeKalb this weekend

 

Jolly old St. Nick will visit DeKalb County this weekend, beginning with the Smithville Christmas Parade on Saturday.

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American Cancer Society lights tree with love

American Cancer Society lights tree with love

 

The American Cancer Society continues the annual “Love Lights a Tree” tradition on the public square this year.  

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No serious injuries in three-car crash

No serious injuries in three-car crash

 

A rear-end crash on Allen Ferry Road involving three vehicles resulted in no serious injuries Saturday. According to Trooper Bobby Johnson of the THP, Melanie ...

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Cookeville social worker goes homeless for a week

Cookeville social worker goes homeless for a week

 

"Sometimes you get burnt - sometimes you don't," is the mantra a Cookeville social worker has adopted to help battle what's becoming a growing ...

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Melton injured in rollover

Melton injured in rollover

 

A Smithville man was injured after his 2003 Ford Explorer left the roadway on New Home Road and overturned Saturday.

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Fire destroys Dry Creek home

Fire destroys Dry Creek home

 

A fire destroyed the home of James and Becky Nokes at 677 Dry Creek Road in Dowelltown Saturday night.

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Owens charged with intent to sell drugs

Owens charged with intent to sell drugs

 

Tyrone D. Owens, 40, was arrested for driving under the influence and possession with intent to sell a Schedule II drug on Nov. 15. He ...

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Wilson charged with shooting at man

Wilson charged with shooting at man

 

A local man was arrested on Nov. 18 and charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and unlawful possession of a weapon after he allegedly fired ...

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