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When you wish...

When you wish...

 

The Make-a-Wish foundation recently completed a treehouse for 14-year-old Lynlee Judkins, who has Down syndrome. The foundation, which reportedly grants a wish to a sick ...

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County approves funding for new animal shelter

County approves funding for new animal shelter

 

With the basement of the DeKalb County courthouse crowded with supporters of a new animal shelter, the county commission voted Monday night to approve a ...

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Man arrested while pushing hot motorcycle

Man arrested while pushing hot motorcycle

Christopher Eugene Layne, 28 was charged with driving on a revoked license and theft of property over $1,000 on Aug. 18. After he was ...

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Judicial commissioners not approved

A motion to appoint three judicial commissioners failed to garner enough votes from the county commission to pass Monday night.

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Chamber happy with tourism numbers

Chamber happy with tourism numbers

A 6.5 percent increase in tourism was seen in DeKalb County in 2014, and the state's direct domestic and international travel expenditures from ...

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Wilkins elected chairman of local Democrat chairs

Wilkins elected chairman of local Democrat chairs

Jordan Wilkins was elected Chairman of the 6th District Democratic County Chairs at a meeting in held Carthage on Aug. 22. The 6th District includes ...

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County fire receives Elite Training Award for 2014-15

County fire receives Elite Training Award for 2014-15

The DeKalb County Fire Department has received an elite award for 2014-15 Training Achievements.

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DeKalb County GOP Fall Picnic set for Sept. 19

DeKalb County GOP Fall Picnic set for Sept. 19

The DeKalb County Republican Party will be hosting a FREE Fall Picnic at Greenbrook Park on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p ...

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Webb pleads guilty to federal bank fraud

Webb pleads guilty to federal bank fraud

Former DeKalb County Executive Larry Webb entered a guilty plea to one count of federal bank fraud and became a witness for the prosecution against ...

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Review offers chance to win Kindle tablet

Review offers chance to win Kindle tablet

 

The Smithville Review would like your opinion. On our website at www.smithvillereview.com readers will find a link to a survey that will help ...

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Man escapes injury in crash

Man escapes injury in crash

A 66-year-old TDOT employee miraculously escaped serious injury after sideswiping another vehicle and chopping down two utility poles with the Ford Ranger he was driving ...

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Adams faces attempted second-degree murder

Adams faces attempted second-degree murder

 

A 29-year-old Smithville man named in a sealed grand jury indictment for an August 2014 shooting was arraigned in DeKalb County Criminal Court on Aug ...

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City police warn of more car burglaries

City police warn of more car burglaries

Captain Steven Leffew of the Smithville Police Department would like to inform residents that although the department has made arrests connected with vehicle break-ins recently ...

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Tenneco to expand Smithville operation

Tenneco to expand Smithville operation

Tenneco recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in Smithville by breaking ground on a 25,000 square foot expansion to the warehouse at its Clean Air ...

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Bike crash sends Taylor to hospital

Bike crash sends Taylor to hospital

A Wednesday morning motorcycle crash sent a 71-year-old Watertown man to the hospital last week. According to Captain Steven Leffew of the Smithville Police Department ...

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Director announces school personnel

Director announces school personnel

New Director of Schools Patrick Cripps presented his monthly written report on personnel recently. The following are system staff who have been hired, transferred, or ...

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Lebanon man arrested for Liberty burglary, assault

Lebanon man arrested for Liberty burglary, assault

The sheriff’s department has arrested a Lebanon man for breaking into a Liberty residence armed with a pistol and assaulting the homeowner last month.

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New Sligo Bridge open to traffic

New Sligo Bridge open to traffic

 

The new Sligo Bridge is open to traffic several months before the completion deadline.

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Medal of Honor recipients honored

Medal of Honor recipients honored

 

Two of only 79 living Congressional Medal of Honor recipients were honored at DeKalb Middle School Friday. Members of the family of another recipient, Sergeant ...

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Director of schools’ contract not finalized

Director of schools’ contract not finalized

While the board of education had planned to finalize new Director of Schools Patrick Cripps’ contract Thursday night, the matter has been put off until ...

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