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County commission honors Eagle Scouts

County commission honors Eagle Scouts

 

The County Commission recognized three members of Boy Scout Troop 347 for earning the Eagle Scout Award at the monthly meeting of the commission Monday ...

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Free Hunting Day set for Aug. 27

Free Hunting Day set for Aug. 27

 

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 27 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

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County seeks injunction over gated road

County seeks injunction over gated road

 

The county’s bid for an injunction to force a Belk man to remove a gate across what officials say is a county road will ...

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Fortner named TWRA Officer of the Year

Fortner named TWRA Officer of the Year

 

Joe Fortner has been named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Wildlife Officer of the Year for the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA).

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Bid to construct new bridge awarded

Bid to construct new bridge awarded

 

The bid to construct a new bridge over Fall Creek has been awarded to Twin K. Construction of Helenwood.

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Corker visits DeKalb

Corker visits DeKalb

 

Senator Bob Corker paid a visit to Smithville Wednesday, addressing a gathering on the first floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse and taking questions from ...

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Mother of woman found in lake files $10 million wrongful death suit

Mother of woman found in lake files $10 million wrongful death suit

 

The mother of 21-year-old Lauren Taylor Agee, who died on Center Hill Lake last July has filed a $10 million dollar wrongful death lawsuit in ...

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Lawsuit filed after student injured in fight

 

A lawsuit has been filed in connection to a March fight between two students at DeKalb Middle School.

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Anonymous apps that parents should delete from their kids' phones

Sometimes, doing things anonymously is great. Leaving cookies on a doorstep, or mowing someone’s lawn without them knowing can leave you and your neighbor ...

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Damon arrested after leading police on chase.

Damon arrested after leading police on chase.

 

The Smithville Police Department reports that Jacob James Damon, 22, was arrested for simple possession, driving on revoked, and evading arrest on Aug. 4. 

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Black visits DeKalb

Black visits DeKalb

 

Congressman Diane Black visited Smithville Thursday, hosting one of a series of town hall meetings at the courthouse.

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Homeless man arrested for exposing himself

Homeless man arrested for exposing himself

 

The sheriff’s department arrested a 48-year-old homeless man and charged him with indecent exposure on Aug. 12.

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Auto insurance will be required for registration in 2017

 

While Tennessee state law has required drivers to have auto insurance for many years, motorists who did not insure their vehicles were home free until ...

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School personnel changes announced

 

Director of Schools Patrick Cripps updated school board members on changes in personnel, including transfers, leaves of absences and resignations at the monthly meeting of ...

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Two arrested in Liberty break-ins

Two arrested in Liberty break-ins

 

Two 18-year-old men have been arrested and accused of burglarizing homes in Liberty.

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Three airlifted from Allen Ferry after head-on crash

Three airlifted from Allen Ferry after head-on crash

 

A DeKalb Middle School teacher and basketball coach was involved in a head on crash with a car carrying two local students Friday morning.

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Lifeforce lands at DMS

Lifeforce lands at DMS

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Two alcohol referendums on Nov. city ballot

Two alcohol referendums on Nov. city ballot

 

The Nov. 8 Smithville Election ballot will include referendums asking voters whether to permit local grocery stores to sell wine, and whether to allow liquor ...

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Woman passed out behind wheel charged with meth possession

Woman passed out behind wheel charged with meth possession

 

The sheriff’s department arrested a McMinnville for possession of methamphetamine after allegedly finding her passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle Sunday.

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Bryant, Winfree attend RNC in Cleveland

Bryant, Winfree attend RNC in Cleveland

 

DeKalb County Republican Party Chairman Mingy K. Bryant attended the Republican National Convention as the honored guest of State Executive Committee Woman, Jennifer Winfree. 

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