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County adopts new $42.4 M budget for 2016-17

County adopts new $42.4 M budget for 2016-17

 

The county commission voted 11-2 to adopt a new 2016-17 budget plan Monday night.

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Bly arrested on assault, drug charges

Bly arrested on assault, drug charges

An Alexandria man was arrested by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department early Friday morning and charged with aggravated burglary, three counts of reckless endangerment ...

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Beshearse pleads guilty to killing bear out of season

Beshearse pleads guilty to killing bear out of season

 

A local man who was issued a citation the TWRA for killing a black bear out of season entered a guilty plea in General Sessions ...

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Johns sentenced for assault of woman

Johns sentenced for assault of woman

An Alexandria man accused of assaulting a woman while holding a gun on her entered a plea by criminal information to aggravated assault.

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Malone charged with theft, fradulent credit card use

Malone charged with theft, fradulent credit card use

Thomas Bryan Malone, 37, of Lebanon was arrested on July 20 and charged with one count of theft of property under $500 and eight counts ...

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Tickets on sale for October Rotary Club Fish Fry

Tickets on sale for October Rotary Club Fish Fry

 

Tickets for the Smithville Rotary Club Fish Fry, set for Oct. 1, are now on sale.

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Board of Education Building to be named for Ray

Board of Education Building to be named for Ray

 

The Board of Education voted last week to honor a long-time DeKalb County educator by naming the Board of Education Building for him.

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Cookeville man charged after night of burglary

Cookeville man charged after night of burglary

 

A Cookeville man was taken into custody after an apparent night of burglary and theft in the Pine Grove Subdivision last week.

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Bridge repairs to be bid

Bridge repairs to be bid

 

City officials have been notified that the Tennessee Department of Transportation will let bids for the repairs to Veterans Memorial Bridge on South College Street ...

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Coaches get raise in pay

Coaches get raise in pay

 

The school board voted Thursday night to give pay raises to the DCHS head football and boys basketball coaches and cheer coaches.

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County officials at odds over pay scale

County officials at odds over pay scale

 

Some of the county’s elected officials attended a county commission workshop last week to express concerns over the proposed new pay scale for county ...

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More than 150 vote early

More than 150 vote early

 

As of Monday, 151 DeKalb Countians have taken advantage of early voting.

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Three city policemen recognized

Three city policemen recognized

 

Three members of the Smithville Police Department were awarded the Certificate of Achievement in recognition of five years of dedicated service. Receiving the certificates were ...

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City welcomes new police officers

City welcomes new police officers

 

The Smithville Police Department welcomed two new officers last week. Officers Dillon Hulse and Harley Lawrence are the newest members of the SPD.  The officers ...

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Gohs accused of having sex with girl, 16

Gohs accused of having sex with girl, 16

 

The sheriff’s department has arrested a 20-year-old Dowelltown man and charged him with two counts of statutory rape for allegedly having sex with a ...

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Fire damages garage

Fire damages garage

 

A garage belonging to Edward Maynard on Dale Ridge Road was damaged by fire Monday after his lawn mower caught fire. “He had been mowing ...

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School board vows to fix coaching pay inequities

School board vows to fix coaching pay inequities

 

The DeKalb County Board of Education voted Monday night at a special-called meeting to adopt their budget plan for 2106-17.

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Newby, Shaffer face meth charges

Newby, Shaffer face meth charges

 

Two people were charged with promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine after sheriff’s department detectives found items used to make meth in the trunk ...

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Former local man drowns in Greece

Former local man drowns in Greece

 

A former local man has died after apparently being swept out to sea while swimming in Greece on July 8.

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Two charged with evading arrest

Two charged with evading arrest

 

City police arrested Shannon E Taylor, 39, on July 1 for resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search. 

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