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Chase leads to felony drug arrest by THP

Chase leads to felony drug arrest by THP

Failing to stop at a Tennessee Highway Patrol seatbelt checkpoint on Highway 56 Friday proved to be a big mistake for a Cookeville man, who ...

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Troopers honored

Troopers honored

Two local Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers were honored last Thursday evening at the THP Trooper and Dispatcher of the Year Ceremony in Murfreesboro. At the ...

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Three Smithville Officers receive accomodations

Three Smithville Officers receive accomodations

Three members of the Smithville Police Department recently received commendations for their outstanding service in the line of duty.

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Major chop shop stopped

Major chop shop stopped

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department busted a major auto theft and chop shop operation last week with the arrest of 33-year-old Jason Douglas Stembridge ...

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Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle support for the ...

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Opposition to Gas Tax Hike Grows

 

NASHVILLE – Conservative leaders across Tennessee signed a coalition letter opposing the gas tax that was delivered to legislators by Americans for Prosperity – Tennessee.

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Three involved in Monday night crash

Three involved in Monday night crash

Three people were involved in a two vehicle crash Monday night at the intersection of Whorton Springs and Jacob Pillar Road in Smithville.

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Two injured in crash

Two injured in crash

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Another storm brings mayhem to family

Another storm brings mayhem to family

Just eight days after damaging winds caused destruction in the western end of the DeKalb County, another raging storm moved through just before midnight Thursday ...

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DeKalb Habitat accepting applications for next house

SMITHVILLE - DeKalb County Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for the next house to be constructed this year.

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Man found with stolen vehicle after posting photos

Man found with stolen vehicle after posting photos

A 19 year-old man was charged with theft of property after he test drove a vehicle, had duplicated keys made, later stole the vehicle and ...

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Sheriff Ray defends department’s investigation

Sheriff Ray defends department’s investigation

The mother a young woman who died on Center Hill Lake in July 2015 is challenging the investigation of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department ...

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Driver flees scene of rollover

Driver flees scene of rollover

 

No one was apparently injured in this rollover accident on Short Mountain Highway Sunday night.

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$2500 reward offered for eagle killers

$2500 reward offered for eagle killers

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2500.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution in the shooting of ...

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Wright makes wrong at Walmart

Wright makes wrong at Walmart

 

Smithville police recently arrested a local man after he caused a scene in Walmart, allegedly threatening to break the windows out of the store and ...

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Stout named Jamboree president and coordinator

Stout named Jamboree president and coordinator

 

The Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree has a new President and Coordinator. Gainesboro native Sam Stout was elected to the position at a meeting of Jamboree board ...

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Barton Resigns as Jamboree coordinator

Barton Resigns as Jamboree coordinator

 

Jack Barton has announced his resignation after serving as President and Coordinator of the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival as its President and Coordinator ...

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Bald Eagle spotted near Smithville

Bald Eagle spotted near Smithville

 

A local man photographed a Bald Eagle just outside the Smithville city limits on Short Mountain Highway Thursday morning.

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Suspected meth dealer busted

Suspected meth dealer busted

 

A routine noise disturbance call led to bigger problems for a local man was found with methamphetamine packaged for resale.

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Recovery Court Graduates Celebrate a New Beginning

Recovery Court Graduates Celebrate a New Beginning

 

Two adults along with their families, friends and mentors, gathered Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to celebrate their graduation from the DeKalb County Recovery Court program.

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