Nearly 500 professionals, members and honored guests of Dyersburg's business community gathered at the Lannom Center on Saturday evening to honor businesses and professional leaders at the annual Chairman's Awards Banquet... >>
A mere hours following a court hearing in Circuit Court where Judge Lee Moore lifted the stay of euthanasia regarding Beau, the nearly 3-year-old dog owned by Danny Higgins, an agreement was reached between the two parties... >>
People find their calling through different paths, some set by the generations before them, other through a 'higher power'. Some see fulfilling a calling as destiny or fate. The journey of finding who you are, or where you... >>
The music ministry of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Dyersburg is hosting a 'Night of Oldies' on Saturday evening, Feb. 7 beginning at 6:30 in the church's fellowship hall. The meal will consist of '50's-style food... >>
In Circuit Court on Friday morning, Judge Lee Moore heard the motion filed by the City of Dyersburg to vacate the stay of euthanasia on Beau, the nearly 3-year-old mixed breed dog owned by Danny Higgins. Higgins hired Samuel... >>
Youth Duck Hunt/Banquet in Dyersburg this Weekend More than 100 youngsters from across Tennessee -- mostly Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program athletes -- will gather at the Lannom Center in Dyersburg Friday evening for... >>
At the Shelter(01/29/15) Freddy (62787) is a handsome super-friendly fella. He appears to be maybe a heeler cross. Freddy is heartworm positive and will need to be treated. Please call the shelter staff at 731-285-4889 with all questions about Mr. Freddy. Wendy (29452) is a female young adult calico cat who was picked up as a stray on 01/05. ...
Chris Harrell of Newbern, Tenn. surprised his son Tallon on Friday, April 18, 2014, after not seeing him since September of 2013. Harrell is a member of the US Navy Reserve and was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan last year and has been there since that time. His wife Miranda and friends and family were at a park in Newbern, Tenn. with Tallon, when Chris pulled up in a Humvee and surprised his son.
Dyersburg hosted district rival Westview on Friday night, earning a split after the Lady Trojans edged past the Lady Chargers in overtime, 48-47, before the Trojans suffered a second-half collapse, falling 69-47. The Lady... >>
The old saying goes that defense wins championships and, while the Choctaws' battle with Hardin County on Friday night was a regular-season game, Dyer County's boys had to rely on their defense to hold off the Tigers for a... >>
A week removed from a hard-fought win over district rival Munford, the state- and nationally ranked Lady Choctaws found themselves in tough battle, albeit in a different way as the Dyer County girls defeated Hardin County... >>
Dyersburg girls head coach Randy Coffman said it best during the District 13AA preview story back on Jan. 4 when he said that district in which the Lady Trojans play will have a lot of parity. The two games Dyersburg's girls... >>
A big part of any team that has had the success that the state and nationally ranked Lady Choctaws have had this season depends on its leadership from its upper classes, especially the seniors. Dyer County's 23-0 roster has... >>
Dyer County baseball standout Trysten Barlow has yet another honor going into his senior season with the Choctaws as he was named to the 2015 Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American Team. "This is the second... >>
Just 18 days removed from a pair of overtime games which Dyersburg split at Milan, the Trojans and Lady Trojans took care of business in regulation, sending the purple and white canines back to their doghouse with a pair of... >>
With the regions shuffling after the conclusion of the 2014 football season, the Dyer County Choctaws will have several familiar faces on their schedule when the season kicks off on Aug. 21. "I am excited about this new... >>
When the latest Associate Press Top 10 polls for high school basketball were released on Monday afternoon, the number of local schools in the rankings grew from two to three as the Dyer County Choctaws cracked the top 10 for... >>
All it takes in a one-game scenario is to grab the momentum at the right moment and capitalize on it, and that is what the Northview Choctaws did on Saturday afternoon, getting a late second-quarter run to take the lead then... >>
Though the Lady Choctaws put up more than enough points on Saturday afternoon, it was their defense that sealed the West Tennessee Athletic Conference Small Area Tournament title, defeathering the Lady Falcon offense on the... >>
Members of the Northview Choctaws pose with the championship plaque after their victory over Union City in the WTAC Small Area Boys Tournament Championship game. After the championship game, the members of the... >>
WTAC Small Area Girls All-Conference Team: Top, members of the Three Oaks Lady Choctaws pose with the championship hardware after their victory over Lake County in the WTAC Small Area Girls Tournament... >>
MUNFORD -- A game that both teams have had circled on their schedule since early December proved to be just as hard-fought and close as expected as the Dyer County Lady Choctaws held off a late Munford surge to defeat the... >>
MUNFORD -- Dyer County jumped out early, taking a double-digit lead in the opening frame and never looked back as the Choctaws moved to 3-0 in District 13AAA with a 49-33 win over the Cougars at Munford High School on Friday... >>
TROY -- With two weeks remaining in the regular season, every game and its outcome is of the utmost importance as far as seeding for the upcoming District 13AA tournament is concerned. Piling up wins, or even winning the... >>
While it was not the double-overtime thriller that Round 1 between the Lady Choctaws and Lady Cougars was at Dyer County High School back in December, the orange-and-white girls' win over their district rival on the road on... >>
The Three Oaks Lady Choctaws advanced to the Small Area Tournament finals, dominating the first half on the way to a 52-21 win over Union City Thursday night at Three Oaks Middle School. "I thought we shot the ball well... >>
The Northview girls season ended on Thursday night as the Lady Choctaws dropped a 38-24 decision to the Lake County Lady Falcons in the semifinals of the Small Area Tournament at Three Oaks Middle School. "Turnovers killed... >>
The Dyersburg Trojans picked up their first 13AA win of the season on Tuesday night, but it wasn't easy as the black and gold boys had to overcome a Crockett County rally then held off the Cavaliers to secure the 52-47... >>
The Choctaws picked up their eighth win in a row on Tuesday night, getting a strong second-quarter performance on their way to an 80-59 win over Westwood at Dyer County High School. "If I could use two words to describe... >>
In the early summer of 2013, this writer witnessed a young Robin hop out of the nest, perch on a limb for a moment and then attempt to take flight. He fluttered, he flapped, but he just wasn't quite ready to go airborne. He... >>
Lady Trojan standout drains nine 3-pointers in 44-point effort
A career and record-breaking night was what the Lady Trojans needed from senior Myah Taylor against Liberty on Saturday. The Lady Trojans got both. The UT-Martin signee set a career high in points as well as broke the... >>
Nearly 700 baseball fans from the tri-state area turned out for the annual St. Louis Cardinal Caravan held at Dyer County High School on Sunday afternoon, greeting players from their favorite teams past and present. Active... >>
ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's three Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee... >>
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