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Turnbill arrested while on parole

Turnbill arrested while on parole

Fourty three-year-old Melvin Eugene Turnbill was arrested on a burglary charge Monday night around 10:30 p.m. just two days after being arrested for ...

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Liberty bank robbed

Liberty bank robbed

 

The Liberty branch of Liberty state bank was robbed by a person wearing a hoodie and carrying a gun Wednesday morning. The robber, described as ...

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Man flees after high-speed crash

Man flees after high-speed crash

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Woman arrested for drugs twice in 30 days

Woman arrested for drugs twice in 30 days

City police have arrested a local woman on drug charges twice in less than a month.

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Courthouse polls open for early voting

Courthouse polls open for early voting

 

Early voting for the March 1 primaries in DeKalb County begins today, and will continue through Feb. 23.

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Man arrested for violation of sex offender law

Man arrested for violation of sex offender law

The sheriff’s department has arrested a local man for the sex offender law.

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Stribling speaks out against marina tax exemption

Stribling speaks out against marina tax exemption

DeKalb County Mayor Tim Stribling testified before the State House Local Government Committee last week concerning a new piece of legislation which, if passed, would ...

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Missing horseman’s body found

Missing horseman’s body found

The Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad located the body of a local man Monday after he was reported missing on his horse.

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Overturned milk tanker results in airlift

Overturned milk tanker results in airlift

A Decherd, Tennessee man was airlifted after the milk tanker he was driving overturned on Hickman Road Sunday. According to Trooper Chris Delong of the ...

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Hale receives top city fire award

Hale receives top city fire award

 

The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department awarded Deputy Chief Hoyte Hale the "Highest Attendance Award" at the annual city firemen’s banquet, held Friday night at ...

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Early voting begins Feb. 10

Early voting begins Feb. 10

Early voting in DeKalb County for the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary is set to begin on Feb. 10 and will continue through Feb. 23.

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Dems to hold Mass Meeting

Dems to hold Mass Meeting

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will hold a Mass Meeting for local and state Democratic candidates, Saturday, February 13, 2016, to kick off the election ...

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Road renamed in Webb’s honor

Road renamed in Webb’s honor

The name of a road in the sixth district is being changed to Porter’s Way to honor a man in that community who passed ...

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Sartin named Firefighter of the Year

Sartin named Firefighter of the Year

 

The DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department named Robert Sartin its 2015 Firefighter of the Year Saturday night.

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Orlando parole hearing set for March 8

Orlando parole hearing set for March 8

A Smithville man convicted in connection with the 2002 shooting death of Joshua Murphy will be up for parole on March 8.

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Fire damages mobile home

Fire damages mobile home

 

Members of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department fought a blaze at a mobile home overlooking Center Hill Marina Monday. Though a nearby propane tank ...

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Two arrested after crash injures deputy

Two arrested after crash injures deputy

A sheriff’s department deputy suffered minor injuries after he crashed his patrol car during a pursuit on Cookeville Highway early Tuesday Morning.

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Woman arrested for fetal assault

Woman arrested for fetal assault

Among three people arrested 1/9/15 while city police were serving a warrant on one of the individuals was a woman who was charged ...

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Nelson charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault

Nelson charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault

 

The sheriff’s department has arrested a local man and charged him aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his wife with a ...

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DAC partners with New Leash on Life

DAC partners with New Leash on Life

 

The DAC (DeKalb Animal Coalition) has joined forces with New Leash on Life, a spay/neuter program out of Lebanon.

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