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DTC Communications to host annual meeting

DTC Communications to host annual meeting

DeKalb Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (d/b/a DTC Communications) will host its annual meeting on Sept. 16, 2017, at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds in Alexandria.

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Squirrel season set to open; Tennessee’s 2017 free hunting day is August 26

Squirrel season set to open; Tennessee’s 2017 free hunting day is August 26

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 26 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

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Summer deer mortality attributed to common virus

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offices are receiving reports of dead deer in scattered areas of the state. The timing and details of the reports ...

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Fishing proposals and elk hunt winners in queue for August TFWC meeting

A preview of the commercial fishing and sport fish proclamations will be presented at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

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A day to remember

A day to remember

Downtown Smithville was busier than usual Monday, as the Great American Eclipse came to town and brought a lot of guests with it.

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Two bodies discovered

Two bodies discovered

DeKalb County sheriff’s deputies responding to a call of two dead bodies in a mobile home shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday found just ...

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Business INC.

Business INC.

I always like a good theme. I think I will call this week’s topic “bed and breakfast.”

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Driver holds book signing

Driver holds book signing

Justin Potter Library was the backdrop for a book signing of Smithville native Mickey Driver’s first book – as told by Beverly Freeman - “The Book ...

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Couple gets charges out of electricity theft

Couple gets charges out of electricity theft

Two Smithville residents arrested for stealing electricity

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Tech experiences solar eclipse totality

Tech experiences solar eclipse totality

For two minutes and 33 seconds, the sky over Tennessee Tech fell dark just after 1:29 p.m. as more than 10,000 people ...

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Star Manufacturing holds ribbon cutting

Star Manufacturing holds ribbon cutting

With an official ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for their new offices and customer facilities, Star Manufacturing plans on hiring 35-40 people to fill openings in technical ...

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Man arrested locally admits to murdering woman in Kentucky

A Bowling Green man, who was arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office for a stolen handgun Friday, was later charged and arrested for ...

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Smithville student Caitlin Turner travels to Haiti

Caitlin Turner, a Smithville native, traveled to Haiti and The Dominican Republic this summer as part of Belmont University's largest group of student travelers ...

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Eight-month meth operation yields charges

Partner law enforcement agencies from across the Upper Cumberland region have worked together to secure charges for 12 individuals in connection to an eight-month investigation ...

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DeKalb County Fire Department receives prestigious honor

DeKalb County Fire Department receives prestigious honor

Of the 732 fire departments in Tennessee, both volunteer and paid, DeKalb County Fire Department ranks 17 for 2016-17 training achievement by the Tennessee Fire ...

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Tennesseans for Student Success invites readers

Tennesseans for Student Success, together with Tristar Reads, invites Tennessee’s returning students to celebrate their summer reading success. By logging their cumulative summer reading ...

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EPA intends to roll back job killing regulation hurting small business owners

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will change a crippling Obama-era regulation that threatens to shut down the U.S. glider kit industry ...

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White County gets hit with eugenics lawsuit

White County gets hit with eugenics lawsuit

Nexus Caridades Attorneys Inc. announced comprehensive civil action against White County, White County Judge, Sam Benningfield, White County Sheriff Oddie Shoupe, and White County personnel ...

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Democratic Party to hold open meeting in May

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will choose its candidates by a local primary on May 1, 2018.

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Vets and video

Vets and video

The band Dailey and Vincent was in town Monday, which might not sound too surprising considering Darrin Vincent is a local now, and Jamie Dailey ...

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