For many young boys, standing on the mound of a professional league baseball team's diamond is something they wish for, and on Thursday, April 16, one local hero received his wish of throwing out the first pitch at a St.... >>
The community rallied funds recently for a former nurse with a serious health condition. A bake and yard sale fundraiser was held in honor of Betty Burns Friday at Dyersburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation. "The funds for the... >>
The New Life Union Mission's 14th Festival of Songs is scheduled for Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg.
Participating choirs this year will be First United Methodist Church of... >>
The Dyersburg State Community College Theater Department is gearing up for its spring 2015 production "The Diviners" by Jim Leonard Jr. The production will be presented on Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 25... >>
Charles Maxey, chairman of Dyer County Great American Cleanup, would like to encourage residents within Dyer County to participate in this year's Keep American Beautiful project scheduled for Saturday, May 2. Now is the time... >>
The second full week of April is designated at National Public Safety Telecommunications Week and Emergency Operation Center Director Mark Grant shares an inside look to Dyersburg 911 operators and the impact he believes... >>
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After dropping a pair of games to the Lady Patriots on Friday afternoon at Doug French Field, Dyersburg head softball coach Steve Wilder said the team had one goal for the day: to get better. "We had one thing to get done... >>
Local golfers of all ages will have a chance to improve their game by learning from a master golf teaching professional on Tuesday, April 28 as the Dyersburg Municipal Golf Course will host a golf seminar by C.W. Cummings of... >>
The Lady Trojan track team picked up another impressive win on its home track, winning the George Hancock Invitational on Friday at Dyersburg High School. Dyersburg's girls accumulated 149 points, distancing themselves from... >>
Opening day is always one of my favorite times of the year. It is especially fun to see an opening day for a local Cal Ripken League, like on Saturday morning at Newbern. Those ballfields will always hold a special place in... >>
After a dominating win last month in Alamo over Crockett County, the Lady Trojans got to see a different team on Thursday. But, Dyersburg answered a big Lady Cavalier inning with one of its own to take an 11-4 district win... >>
The Dyersburg Middle School Trojans will have a new head coach when the season kicks off this August and it is someone very familiar with Dyersburg football, as Trey Vernon was named the Trojans head coach earlier this... >>
Despites getting down by three runs early, the Lady Choctaws battled back with a five-run third inning on their way to an upset victory over Lexington at Jackson State Community College on Thursday afternoon. "Offensively,... >>
Dyer County's soccer team continues its hot streak, moving to 5-2 (2-0 in District 13AAA) overall with a 2-1 win over Brighton on Thursday afternoon. "I think it is really the first time that this senior group has ever... >>
Timely hitting as well as a dominating performance from Trysten Barlow on the mound for the Choctaws helped Dyer County move its district record to 2-1 on the season as the Choctaws defeated Brighton 2-0 on Tuesday at Dyer... >>
It was a hard-fought battle, but, at the end, the Trojans' 1-0 win over South Gibson on Tuesday night proved to be an important one as it clinched the 13A-AA regular season title for Dyersburg's soccer team. "We have a long... >>
For the second straight day, a district contest shifted from Martin to Dyersburg because of field conditions as the Chargers took advantage of being the "home" team to take a 4-0 win over the Trojans on Tuesday at Dyersburg... >>
In a game that saw only a combined six hits between the two Triple-A schools, a two-run third-inning home run proved to be the difference as the Lady Tigers defeated Dyer County 2-0 on Tuesday afternoon in Newbern. "The... >>
The Dyer County Choctaw soccer team celebrated Senior Night with a 6-0 win over South Fulton on Tuesday night. Senior members of the Dyer County soccer team are (from left) Luis Torres, Curtis Knotts, Chase McKinney,... >>
Monday Dyer County at Brighton (Baseball, 6:30 p.m.) Brighton at Dyer County (Softball, 5:30 p.m.) Dyer County at Brighton (Soccer, 6 p.m.) Dyerbsurg at Westview (Baseball, 6:30 p.m.) Dyersburg at Covington (Softball, 6:30... >>
When an early lead provided by a six-run second inning faded away, the Trojans responded with a five-run fifth inning to retake the lead on their way to an 11-7 win over Westview at home on Monday afternoon. The Trojans... >>
With rain moving into the area, one of the Lady Trojan freshman stepped up to lead Dyersburg as freshman Hannah Jackson pitched a complete game -- while helping herself out at the plate as well -- on the way to a 4-1 win at... >>
The Dyer County Choctaws picked up some momentum over the weekend, taking three out of four games during their trip to the Top Tenn Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Christ Presbyterian and Battle Ground... >>
Local track fans got a look at the future of both high schools' track programs on Saturday afternoon as both Dyersburg and Three Oaks middle schools competed in the annual Big Kahuna Middle School Invitational Track meet on... >>
David Wimberly (center) was the winner in this year's Men's College Basketball Bracket Challenge. Presenting Wimberly with the $200 prize was State Gazette Sports Editor Jason Peevyhouse (left). Napa of Dyersburg also... >>
Dyersburg High School junior baseball player Robert Worley is still a year from graduation, but recently received an honor that will help him in his pursuit of playing baseball at the college level. Earlier this month,... >>
The Lady Choctaws got back on the winning track on Thursday and it was a good time to do it, taking a pair of District 13AAA contests from Hardin County at Union University in Jackson. After a neck-and-neck start to the... >>
The old saying goes that defense wins championships and that especially applies to sports in the fall and winter, such as football and basketball. In those two sports, a team can run their legs out trying to keep up with a... >>
The Dyersburg Trojan soccer team ended the week on a positive note, in more ways than one. Despite falling behind early to St. Mary's on Friday afternoon, the Trojans rallied with a pair of goals late in the first half, then... >>
With the bulk of their 2015 schedule being played on the road, the Choctaws were greeted by what has been an unfamiliar site this season -- the confines of their home field. Dyer County made the most of its second home game... >>
The Trojans got back on the winning track on Thursday afternoon, breaking both a two-game slide in District 13AA action and a four-game skid overall with a 9-3 win over Obion County at home courtesy of a five-run fifth... >>
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