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Board of Education Building to be named for Ray

Board of Education Building to be named for Ray

 

The Board of Education voted last week to honor a long-time DeKalb County educator by naming the Board of Education Building for him.

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Cookeville man charged after night of burglary

Cookeville man charged after night of burglary

 

A Cookeville man was taken into custody after an apparent night of burglary and theft in the Pine Grove Subdivision last week.

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Bridge repairs to be bid

Bridge repairs to be bid

 

City officials have been notified that the Tennessee Department of Transportation will let bids for the repairs to Veterans Memorial Bridge on South College Street ...

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Coaches get raise in pay

Coaches get raise in pay

 

The school board voted Thursday night to give pay raises to the DCHS head football and boys basketball coaches and cheer coaches.

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County officials at odds over pay scale

County officials at odds over pay scale

 

Some of the county’s elected officials attended a county commission workshop last week to express concerns over the proposed new pay scale for county ...

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More than 150 vote early

More than 150 vote early

 

As of Monday, 151 DeKalb Countians have taken advantage of early voting.

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Three city policemen recognized

Three city policemen recognized

 

Three members of the Smithville Police Department were awarded the Certificate of Achievement in recognition of five years of dedicated service. Receiving the certificates were ...

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City welcomes new police officers

City welcomes new police officers

 

The Smithville Police Department welcomed two new officers last week. Officers Dillon Hulse and Harley Lawrence are the newest members of the SPD.  The officers ...

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Gohs accused of having sex with girl, 16

Gohs accused of having sex with girl, 16

 

The sheriff’s department has arrested a 20-year-old Dowelltown man and charged him with two counts of statutory rape for allegedly having sex with a ...

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Fire damages garage

Fire damages garage

 

A garage belonging to Edward Maynard on Dale Ridge Road was damaged by fire Monday after his lawn mower caught fire. “He had been mowing ...

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School board vows to fix coaching pay inequities

School board vows to fix coaching pay inequities

 

The DeKalb County Board of Education voted Monday night at a special-called meeting to adopt their budget plan for 2106-17.

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Newby, Shaffer face meth charges

Newby, Shaffer face meth charges

 

Two people were charged with promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine after sheriff’s department detectives found items used to make meth in the trunk ...

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Former local man drowns in Greece

Former local man drowns in Greece

 

A former local man has died after apparently being swept out to sea while swimming in Greece on July 8.

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Two charged with evading arrest

Two charged with evading arrest

 

City police arrested Shannon E Taylor, 39, on July 1 for resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search. 

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EMT honored with retirement party

EMT honored with retirement party

 

A longtime employee with DeKalb EMS was honored with a retirement party with his co-workers Thursday.

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Sheriff begins second round of litter pickup

Sheriff begins second round of litter pickup

 

The sheriff’s department has begun the second round of litter pickup from state roadways under a state grant.

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Cleanup at courthouse proves costly

Cleanup at courthouse proves costly

 

The bill has yet to be totaled for the cleanup of the courthouse after the recent fire, but County Mayor Tim Stribling recently told the ...

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City adopts budget on second reading

 

The Smithville Mayor and Board of Aldermen approved a new budget ordinance on second and final reading during a special meeting last week at city ...

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Woman found with gun, drugs at health department

Woman found with gun, drugs at health department

 

A 35-year-old local woman is in hot water after City police allegedly found her in possession of drugs and a gun at DeKalb Health Department.

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County Budget Committee approves spending plan

 

The county budget committee has hashed out a proposed 2016-17 spending plan. The new budget, approved by the committee last week.

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