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DeKalb Junior Beta Group takes 3rd in Nationals

DeKalb Junior Beta Group takes 3rd in Nationals

 

 The students from Dekalb Middle brought their presentation of "Be The Change" to the Disney Dolphin Resort for the Junior Beta National Group Talent Competition ...

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Man shot by deputies enters plea to aggravated assault

Man shot by deputies enters plea to aggravated assault

 

A Smithville man who suffered gunshot wounds after pointing a rifle at deputies in 2013 pled guilty to two counts of attempted aggravated assault.

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Pharmacy burglars enter guilty plea

Pharmacy burglars enter guilty plea

 

A man and woman caught breaking into F.Z. Webb & Sons Pharmacy in Alexandria last December appeared for sentencing in DeKalb County Criminal Court on ...

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County establishes cities' fees for appraisals

County establishes cities' fees for appraisals

 

While mayors in three DeKalb County cities sent letters formally asking that the county waive fees for county tax appraisals, the county commission adopted a ...

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Project welcome mat winners announced

Project welcome mat winners announced

 

In an effort to make visitors to Smithville welcome over the Jamboree weekend, The Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of "Project ...

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Woman charged with card fraud

Woman charged with card fraud

 

A local woman faces charges fraudulent use of a debit/credit card after allegedly using another person’s card at a local business.

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State Establishes Fair Market Value for Cherry Hill Community Center Property

State Establishes Fair Market Value for Cherry Hill Community Center Property

 

While an official notice has not been sent, the county has been informed that a fair market value for the property the Cherry Hill Community ...

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Man found with four pounds of pot sentenced

Man found with four pounds of pot sentenced

 

A local man was sentenced on June 20 after entering a plea by criminal information to possession of a Schedule VI drug for resale after ...

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Fire destroys Rolling Acres home

Fire destroys Rolling Acres home

 

A Monday morning blaze completely destroyed a home on Rolling Acres.

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Two more arrested on sealed indictments

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Inmate charged with assaulting officers

Inmate charged with assaulting officers

 

Two DeKalb County Jail Two inmates were charged with assault a fight inside the jail reportedly turned into an assault on correctional officers trying to ...

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Woman found naked, drunk, arrested

Woman found naked, drunk, arrested

 

A 37-year old local woman who was allegedly found drunk and naked near Highway 56 South last week has been charged with public intoxication and ...

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Patients notified of information breach at Saint Thomas Rutherford

Patients notified of information breach at Saint Thomas Rutherford

 

Saint Thomas Health has identified a recent breach of patient health information at Saint Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The health system has notified 2 ...

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Jennings named DCHS principal

Jennings named DCHS principal

 

A new principal will take the helm at DeKalb County High School on July 1.

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Shoplifting report leads to meth bust

Shoplifting report leads to meth bust

 

A shoplifting accusation that proved to be false resulted in a local woman being busted for meth recently.

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Tennessee Mafia Jug Band to receive Blue Blaze Award

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band to receive Blue Blaze Award

 

Jamboree goers will be treated to a dose of the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band and its special brand of humor, music and good, clean fun ...

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TVA Issues Road/Water Traffic Caution for Center Hill Lake

 

The Tennessee Valley Authority is issuing a road and water traffic caution for Friday, June 23, 2017, due to transmission line work that crosses Indian ...

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May denied parole

May denied parole

 

A 21-year-old woman serving an eight-year sentence in connection with the 2015 death of her 23-month-old child will serve at least two more years behind ...

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Puckett drafted by Oakland

Puckett drafted by Oakland

 

The Oakland Athletics selected southpaw Cody Puckett in the 30th round with the 861st pick of the 2017 MLB Draft Wednesday afternoon.

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Residents wake to intruder

Residents wake to intruder

 

A 47-year-old Smithville man is charged burglary and vandalism after residents of a Sparta Highway home allegedly woke Sunday morning with him standing in their ...

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