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Patterson found with more than 150 xanax, meth

Patterson found with more than 150 xanax, meth

 

Stephen Anthony Patterson, 38, was arrested on Feb. 20 and charged with driving under the influence, third offense; driving while in possession of methamphetamine; sale ...

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Four female inmates charged with contraband in a penal system

Four female inmates charged with contraband in a penal system

 

Four inmates have been charged with contraband in a penal system after a female inmate allegedly brought drugs into the jail in a body cavity ...

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Security tight at town hall meeting

Security tight at town hall meeting

Security was tight Friday as state lawmakers held a public meeting to discuss the governor’s proposed tax increase. Though several law enforcement agencies were ...

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Blood drive brings out friendly competition

Blood drive brings out friendly competition

 

DeKalb County’s public safety and elected officials will be challenging employees of the DeKalb County School System in a battle for a good cause ...

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Free clinic set for March 18-19

Free clinic set for March 18-19

Though not in DeKalb County, a Remote Area Medical Free Clinic will be held in a neighboring county and is open to anyone in need ...

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Walmart announces Freds Pharmacy closing date

 

The local Fred’s Pharmacy is closing on February 21 and all prescription records will be transferred to Walmart.

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Cancer Treatment Fariness Act filed to support cancer patients

 

NASHVILLE – In Tennessee, outdated insurance policies are making it difficult and sometimes impossible for cancer patients to receive the treatment their doctors determine to be ...

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Chase ends in crash

Chase ends in crash

What started as an attempted routine traffic stop on Monday evening ended with a fiery crash, two arrested and one still on the run remaining ...

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Certain found with meth

Certain found with meth

Andy Joe Certain, 39 year-old of Smithville, was arrested Feb. 9, the second time in one week, and charged with evading arrest, Methamphetamine deliver, sale ...

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Alexandria Police want you to buckle for SAFEty

The Alexandria Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign. This statewide initiative ...

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Driver flees scene of rollover

Driver flees scene of rollover

 

No one was apparently injured in this rollover accident on Short Mountain Highway Sunday night.

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$2500 reward offered for eagle killers

$2500 reward offered for eagle killers

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2500.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution in the shooting of ...

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Wright makes wrong at Walmart

Wright makes wrong at Walmart

 

Smithville police recently arrested a local man after he caused a scene in Walmart, allegedly threatening to break the windows out of the store and ...

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Stout named Jamboree president and coordinator

Stout named Jamboree president and coordinator

 

The Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree has a new President and Coordinator. Gainesboro native Sam Stout was elected to the position at a meeting of Jamboree board ...

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Barton Resigns as Jamboree coordinator

Barton Resigns as Jamboree coordinator

 

Jack Barton has announced his resignation after serving as President and Coordinator of the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival as its President and Coordinator ...

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Bald Eagle spotted near Smithville

Bald Eagle spotted near Smithville

 

A local man photographed a Bald Eagle just outside the Smithville city limits on Short Mountain Highway Thursday morning.

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Suspected meth dealer busted

Suspected meth dealer busted

 

A routine noise disturbance call led to bigger problems for a local man was found with methamphetamine packaged for resale.

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Recovery Court Graduates Celebrate a New Beginning

Recovery Court Graduates Celebrate a New Beginning

 

Two adults along with their families, friends and mentors, gathered Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to celebrate their graduation from the DeKalb County Recovery Court program.

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Man charged with exposing police to Hep-C

Man charged with exposing police to Hep-C

 

A 32-year-old local man has been charged with exposing officers to Hepatitis C after he allegedly spat on a sheriff’s detective and threw a ...

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Bald eagles shot in Meigs, Rhea counties

Bald eagles shot in Meigs, Rhea counties

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee ...

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