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McFall airlifted after crashing into house

McFall airlifted after crashing into house

 

According to Trooper Chris Delong of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, A Hendersonville woman was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center after being pinned between her truck and a stump Wednesday morning.

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Goff airlifted after collision

Goff airlifted after collision

Two drivers were critically injured Monday afternoon in a head-on crash on Highway 56 North in Dibrell.

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Woman ejected in crash

Woman ejected in crash

 

A one-car crash on Highway 288 resulted in a 41-year-old local woman being transported to DeKalb Community Hospital by EMS with a possible broken hip and other injuries. According to Trooper Troy Withers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Lisa Dillon was ejected from a 2002 Chevy Tahoe driven by Mark D. Young, 34, when the SUV left the roadway on the right side. The trooper said Young apparently topped a hill and the Tahoe went sideways, then the driver overcorrected, sending the truck out of control. Young then hit a ditch, went airborne, and collided with a tree. Young received ...

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Teachers of the Year named

Teachers of the Year named

 

The Teachers of the Year at all five DeKalb County schools were announced last week.

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Beckham charged with 18 counts of forgery

Beckham charged with 18 counts of forgery

 

35-year-old Jeri Nicole Beckham has been charged with 18 counts of forgery by city police.

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DMS student council seeks to build outdoor classroom

DMS student council seeks to build outdoor classroom

 

According to DeKalb Middle School Student Council President Dulce Maciel, the DMS Student Council is involved in several projects, including the planned construction of an outdoor classroom on the DMS campus.

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STEMmobile visits DWS

STEMmobile visits DWS

 

DeKalb West School students enjoyed their second visit in as many years from the STEMmobile science lab, a $350,000, 53-foot mobile science laboratory designed to provide an on-site educational experience for pre-K through eighth-grade students last week. The mobile classroom brought state-of-the-art equipment and technology to the parking lot at DWS, and allowed students to learn about science in creative and hands-on ways.

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Cooke charged with stealing cart full of merchandise

Cooke charged with stealing cart full of merchandise

 

City police arrested a Monterey woman on Jan. 20 after she allegedly attempted to steal a shopping cart load of merchandise from Walmart.

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School board begins director's evaluation

School board begins director's evaluation

 

The DeKalb County Board of Education began the yearly evaluation of Director of Schools Mark Willoughby’s performance with a Monday night workshop.

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TCAP, NAEP testing to begin

TCAP, NAEP testing to begin

 

DeKalb County students grades 3-11 will be taking TCAP Writing Assessments in February, and DeKalb West eighth graders will take the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests this year.

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Summers named Firefighter of the Year

Summers named Firefighter of the Year

 

Robin Summers, station commander of the DeKalb County Fire Department’s Short Mountain station, was presented the 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award at the department’s annual awards banquet on Jan. 17.

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Women charged with forgery for second time this month

Women charged with forgery for second time this month

 

Two local women are charged with forgery for the second time this month.

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Fire destroys Alexandria home

Fire destroys Alexandria home

 

A home at 201 Church Street in Alexandria was destroyed by fire Sunday despite firefighter’s best efforts to save the structure. The call came in just before 2 p.m. The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department was on the scene within minutes, and DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department engines from the Liberty and Temperance Hall stations arrived soon after as a result of the recently enacted automatic aid agreement between the city and county, the home, which belonged to Charles and Cathy Quarles, and was being rented to Brenda Acorn and Patsy Keyes, was a total loss. Acorn and Keyes ...

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Farm Bill Meeting Jan. 26

Farm Bill Meeting Jan. 26

 

County Executive Director Donny Green of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency has announced that a Farm Bill Meeting will be held on Jan. 26, .at 10 a.m. at the Woodbury Lions Club Building, 614 Lehman Street, Woodbury. The meeting is free and open to the public, and lunch will be provided.

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Man charged with joyriding on front-end loader

Man charged with joyriding on front-end loader

 

A McMinnville man was charged with vandalism and joy riding by the sheriff’s department after he allegedly took a Caterpillar front end loader for a joy ride on Jan. 15.

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Tn Promise nets 135 applications

Tn Promise nets 135 applications

 

Patrick Cripps, DCHS Principal Patrick Cripps told the members of the board of education last week that 135 seniors have signed up for Tennessee Promise, a program that offers students two years of free tuition to a community or technical college.

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COEC election results announced

COEC election results announced

 

According to County Executive Director Donny Green, of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency, the DeKalb/Cannon FSA County Committee met in regular session on Dec. 2, to canvass and tabulate the ballots received in the 2014 Local Administrative Area (LAA) # 2 (DeKalb County) and LAA # 4 (Cannon County) County Committee Elections.

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One injured in crash

One injured in crash

 

A 62-year-old Smithville woman was injured in a two-car collision on Highway 56 South Monday. According to Trooper Brandon Jackson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Wanda Wallace was transported to DeKalb Community Hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries after the crash. Wallace was reportedly traveling south in her Chevy Malibu when the northbound F-150 of 37-year-old Pedro Gonzales left the highway on the right side and overcorrected, crossing into Wallace’s path. The Malibu struck the truck on the rear on the passenger side and came to a stop in the southbound lane facing west. The truck left the ...

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Clerk clarifies registration laws

Clerk clarifies registration laws

 

According to County Clerk James L (Jimmy) Poss, his office has had several cases of people who do not reside in the county attempting to purchase DeKalb plates for their vehicles. Poss told the Review that residents of other counties may not legally tag their vehicles in DeKalb, and that his office checks physical addresses against the 911 system to verify residency.

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Three charged with forgery

Three charged with forgery

 

After investigations by sheriff’s detectives and deputies, three women were arrested on separate forgery charges last week.

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