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Dowelltown man faces ten counts of forgery

Dowelltown man faces ten counts of forgery

A 23-year-old Dowelltown man faces forgery charges after passing ten different checks stolen from a family member in late May and early June.

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Farris faces meth charges

 

Smithville police arrested a 35-year-old local man and charged him with possession of Schedule II for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia after an investigation ...

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Teen with DeKalb ties dies in crash

Teen with DeKalb ties dies in crash

 

A Warren County teen with family in DeKalb County passed away as a result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident last week.

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Jamboree returns July 1-2

Jamboree returns July 1-2

 

It’s almost that time again.

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Jim Vinson named to DTC board

Jim Vinson named to DTC board

 

The DeKalb Telephone Cooperative Inc. Board of Directors appointed Jim Vinson to fill the unexpired term of his deceased father, Dwight Vinson, continuing three decades ...

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School hires announced

School hires announced

 

Director of Schools Patrick Cripps has announced that 236 Professional Personnel 191 support staff members have been hired for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Ponder charged in courthouse fire

Ponder charged in courthouse fire

 

A 52-year-old local man faces charges of aggravated arson after he allegedly set a fire in the courthouse Tuesday afternoon.

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44 pot plants worth more than $220,000 seized in indoor grow operation

44 pot plants worth more than $220,000 seized in indoor grow operation

 

Authorities busted an indoor operation with an estimated $220,000 worth of high-grade marijuana growing inside Wednesday on Poss Road.

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Future home of the Big Roast Beef

Future home of the Big Roast Beef

 

According to the press department at Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. a new Arby’s restaurant will be opening later this year in the lot ...

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City passes budget on first reading

City passes budget on first reading

 

The new budget for the City of Smithville will include matching funds to replace the Holmes Creek Bridge, an upgrade of the waste water treatment ...

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School board extends director’s contract

School board extends director’s contract

 

The DeKalb County Board of Education's has conducted its annual performance evaluation of Director of Schools Patrick Cripps, and extended his contract for two ...

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Woman arrested for shooting up car

Woman arrested for shooting up car

 

A 36-year-old Smithville woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and vandalism Sunday.

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Fire threatens courthouse

Fire threatens courthouse

 

Local Attorney Jim Judkins rushed into action and helped put out a fire that was burning in a recycling bin at the courthouse today (Tuesday ...

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Wilkins attends DNC reception

Wilkins attends DNC reception

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County commissioner charged with DUI

County commissioner charged with DUI

 

A member of the DeKalb County Commission faces dui charges after being pulled over by a sheriff’s deputy Thursday.

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Four involved in crash

Four involved in crash

 

Four people involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Congress Boulevard and Vaughn Lane Friday escaped serious injury. Smithville Police said Pamela ...

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Shaffer faces twelve charges after alleged forgery spree

Shaffer faces twelve charges after alleged forgery spree

 

A local woman faces twelve charges after she allegedly stole a debit card and forged the owner’s signature at several local stores.

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Woman charged with passing counterfeit bills

Woman charged with passing counterfeit bills

 

A 42-year-old Smithville woman has been charged with criminal simulation after she allegedly attempted to pass counterfeit bills off as legal tender at the Dollar ...

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Camp Phoenix cookout held

Camp Phoenix cookout held

 

The DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and First Responders gather one special day each year to assist children who are ...

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It’s Almost Jamboree Project Welcome Mat Time!

It’s Almost Jamboree Project Welcome Mat Time!

 

The 45th annual Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree and Crafts Festival is coming Friday and Saturday, July 1 & 2 and the Smithville-DeKalb Co. Chamber of Commerce invites ...

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