Dyersburg State Gazette Headlines http://www.stategazette.com News from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us City revisits curbside pickup policy, owners must comply with notices within 5 days http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398567.html Tuesday morning, members of the Dyersburg Street and Sanitation committee, as well as a multitude of property owners/landlords convened to discuss two main items on the agenda including a proposed... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:59:00 -0500 Rites of spring include Dogwood Dash http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398566.html Dyersburg’s only half-marathon is just around the corner. Saturday, April 8, at 8 a.m., the Dogwood Dash 10K and Half-Marathon launch from the Farmers Market in Downtown Dyersburg. Building on last... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:55:30 -0500 Harris to represent state for H.S. National Oratorical Competition http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398565.html After winning the state oratorical competition, Dyersburg High School junior Maya Harris will be the Tennessee representative for the annual American Legion High School Oratorical Competition... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:54:25 -0500 DSCC Theater Dept. to perform award-winning ‘Mockingbird’ http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398564.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com Based on the award-winning book by Kathryn Ausbrooks, the Dyersburg State Community College Theater Department will present the Julie Jensen production... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:46:49 -0500 Obituaries for March 29, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398563.html Cindy Enochs, 60, of Bogota, died Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at her residence. Born March 18, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Allen and Pearl Elizabeth Pilkenton Childress. She was a... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:45:43 -0500 Eagles reach the top: DSCC baseball team is No. 1 in the country http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398562.html Coming off a pair of blowout wins over Motlow State last Friday before rain shortened the Eagles’ three-game series with the Bucks, Dyersburg State's baseball team has reached heights it never has... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:41:14 -0500 Top-ranked Eagles fall in extra innings to Volunteers http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398561.html In their first game as the No. 1 team in the NJCAA Division I poll, the Dyersburg State baseball team saw their 17-game winning streak snapped as the John A. Logan Volunteers topped the Eagles in... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:38:53 -0500 Dyer County’s Fowler fans 14 Tigers in shutout http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398560.html Coming off a pair of no-hitters to start the season as well as a relief appearance on Saturday, Dyer County senior ace Jordan Fowler continued to be almost unhittable as he fanned 14 Lexington Tigers... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:37:54 -0500 Milan sweeps Dyersburg in 13AA opener http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398559.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com The Trojans’ struggles continued as Dyersburg’s baseball team fell to 1-10 on the season after dropping a pair of decisions to Milan in the black and... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:36:46 -0500 Lady Trojan Crawford signs with Bethel http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398558.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com Dyersburg Lady Trojan standout Jani Crawford will continue her basketball career at the next level, signing on Tuesday to play with the Bethel University... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:34:58 -0500 On the Record http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398557.html Tracy Lee Lamb, 49, and Joanna Reagan Reagan Lamb, 45 Steve Allan Ruben, 53, and Lora Ann Lovell Dunlap, 44 Shawn Deanthony Thomas, 22, and Shelby Lynn Guy, 19 Charles Ellis Harding II, 22, and Kelly... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:20:22 -0500 Parr and Parkview now 4-way intersection http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398184.html Drivers travelling on Parr Avenue are urged to take caution, as the intersection of Parr Avenue and Parkview Street has now been converted into a 4-way stop. TDOT completed the safety project and has... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:48:49 -0500 Dr. Joe Greer to join Dyersburg City Schools Hall of Honor http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398183.html Dyersburg City Schools will be inducting the 2017 Hall of Honor class on Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m. at DHS. The State Gazette will be highlighting each of the four inductees prior to this year’s... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:47:46 -0500 Dyersburg to Memphis St. Jude Rides fundraiser meeting Thursday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398182.html An informational meeting for the Dyersburg to Memphis St. Jude Rides fundraiser will occur at Grecian Steakhouse on Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. Dyersburg is a stop on the annual Peoria (Illinois) to... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:46:42 -0500 State Rep. Fitzhugh to speak at teachers’ luncheon Friday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398181.html State Rep. Craig Fitzhugh will be the keynote speaker for the 6th annual ‘Teachers Can’t Do It Alone’ Luncheon to be held at Ross United Methodist Church in the Cornerstone Center on Friday, March 31... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:46:11 -0500 Egg hunt Saturday to benefit Makahla Deason http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398180.html On Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m. until noon, the City of Dyersburg will be sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt Benefit at Okeena Park. The hunt will begin at 11 a.m. All proceeds from the event will go... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:45:38 -0500 Tennessee State Natural Areas to host celebration week April 1-9 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398179.html NASHVILLE – April 1-9 marks Tennessee State Natural Areas Spring Celebration Week. Guests are invited to attend statewide naturalist-led activities at these ecologically significant areas, many of... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:45:09 -0500 Obituaries for March 28, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398178.html Joey Dwight Kimbrell, 61, of Dyersburg, went to be with his Lord on Monday, March 27, 2017 in Jackson, TN. The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home. Funeral... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:44:24 -0500 Choctaws win three in ServPro Classic http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398176.html Playing in their second tournament of the week, the Dyer County baseball team won three of its four contests in the ServPro Classic at Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville to end the week... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:18:45 -0500 Lady Trojan offense improves during Southern Warrior Classic http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398173.html After an error-filled performance last Wednesday that saw the Lady Trojans only compile three hits in a 12-2 loss to Chester County, Dyersburg’s offense improved greatly during their trip to the... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:18:11 -0500 Trojans fall to Friendship Christian http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398172.html Dyersburg continued to struggle on Saturday afternoon, falling 8-3 to Friendship Christian in the Trojans’ final game of the Wilson County Tournament. The Trojans did take the lead early, as Connor... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:17:43 -0500 Dyer County opens track season at Invitational of the South in Marshall County http://www.stategazette.com/story/2398171.html While many of their classmates were seeing an end to their spring break, members of the Choctaw and Lady Choctaw track teams got their 2017 season underway as they took part in the Invitational of... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:17:14 -0500 Obituaries for March 25, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397275.html David Murray, 59, of Dyersburg, passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Dyersburg Regional. Born October 28, 1957 in Memphis, he was a... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:59:15 -0500 Obituaries for March 26, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397679.html Pennie Sue Moore, 55, of Finley, died Friday, March 24, 2017 at her residence. Born June 17, 1961, she was the daughter of Homer and Sue Moore. She was a former employee at Dyersburg Fabrics,... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:52:35 -0500 10-year-old Newbern resident Jenna Flatt appears in CMT’s ‘Sun Records’ http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397678.html “I want to be an actress and a veterinarian when I grow up,” smiled 10-year-old Jenna Flatt, when discussing her plans for the future. “I guess my full-time job would be a veterinarian, and then I... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:30:53 -0500 Transitions of Dyer County celebrates 10-year anniversary http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397677.html In 2007, Transitions of Dyer County first opened its doors to the Dyer County community, and began working toward rebuilding and reshaping the fragmented lives of women suffering from... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:27:06 -0500 Dyersburg Fire Department personnel experience driving simulator http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397676.html Partnering with the Tennessee Fire Service and Code Enforcement Academy (TFACA), the Dyersburg Fire Department hosted a driving simulator lab for all DFD personnel this past week, Tuesday –... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:19:46 -0500 Dyer County residents being recertified for commodities program http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397675.html On March 1, the Dyer County Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council started recertifying for the USDA TEFAP Commodity Food Distribution Program for Dyer County area residents. Please bring... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:18:35 -0500 Dyer County Recycles to host meeting Tuesday at PDC http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397674.html Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:15:09 -0500 Over 100 students take part in library’s Spring Break Celebration http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397672.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com This past week, McIver’s Grant Public Library hosted over 100 local children and their guardians for a 3-day March Madness Spring Break Celebration. The... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:11:08 -0500 Senior and special need adults bingo held at mall http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397671.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com Thursday at 10 a.m., the Dyersburg Mall hosted over 40 local senior citizens, special need adults along with their caretakers, and volunteers for... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:07:44 -0500 Eagles sweep Motlow to continue winning streak http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397669.html The second-ranked Dyersburg State baseball team continued to put up big numbers as well as wins on Friday afternoon as the Eagles dominated a pair of games over visiting Motlow State. Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:58:02 -0500 Lady Eagles hold off Motlow to sweep Friday doubleheader http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397668.html Dyersburg State ran their record this week to 4-0, in the process improving to 15-9 overall for the season as the Lady Eagles swept a pair of games from visiting Motlow State on Friday afternoon in... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:56:26 -0500 Trojans drop three in first two nights at Wilson County Tournament http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397667.html The Trojans continued their early season struggles on Thursday and Friday, dropping their first three games in the Wilson County Tournament. Dyersburg rallied in the seventh inning on Thursday,... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:55:30 -0500 Business is going to pick up this week http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397666.html Once spring break is over and everyone is back from wherever they spent the last week, the onslaught of games will begin and will not end for about a month as sports fans and yours truly will have... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:52:49 -0500 Northview baseball dominates Ripley; Hall tosses no-hitter http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397664.html Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:50:46 -0500 FirstCNB earns Bauer Financial 5-Star 2017 rating http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397663.html First Citizens National Bank again earned a 5-Star Superior rating by Bauer Financial for 2017. The rating indicates that FirstCNB excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability and asset... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:44:12 -0500 Lady Choctaws rebound with six-run win over Ripley Lady Tigers http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397280.html Coming off a mercy-rule loss the night before to regional rival Arlington, the Lady Choctaw softball team came back stronger on Thursday night, scattering nine runs across four frames to take a 9-3... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:21:17 -0500 Action News 5 Weather Road Show makes stop in Dyersburg http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397283.html On Thursday afternoon, the WMC-TV Action News 5 Storm Tracking Team of Memphis brought their Weather Road Show to Dyersburg at the Lannom Center. Over 100 local residents came out for the event,... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:53:42 -0500 Accident occurs at Hwy 78 and 182 intersection http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397281.html On Thursday, at approximately 2 p.m., the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Dyer County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident at the intersection of Highway 78 and Highway 182 (Lenox–Nauvoo Road),... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:52:20 -0500 Local teams head east for weekend tournaments http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397279.html With spring break winding down with the weekend beginning, softball and baseball players from Dyersburg and Dyer County are heading east to take part in weekend tournament action on Friday and... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:50:39 -0500 DPA to host Ultimate Aldean Tribute show on April 1 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397278.html UNION CITY, Tenn. - Mark your calendar and plan to enjoy the ultimate Aldean experience as Greg West takes the stage for Discovery Park of America’s first 2017 Southern Nights music festival on April... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:50:06 -0500 Advising and registration now open for DSCC summer, fall semesters http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397277.html Advising and registration for Dyersburg State Community College summer and fall classes is now open for all current and prospective students. Students who have not done so already may apply now to... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:49:33 -0500 Change in lawmakers’ contact numbers noted at GOP meeting http://www.stategazette.com/story/2397276.html The spring monthly meeting of the Dyer County Republican Party took place Tuesday night at the McIver’s Grant Public Library. Of special interest were the local contact persons for the office of... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:49:01 -0500 Tempers flare at latest Newbern board meeting http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396951.html On Tuesday, the Newbern Board of Mayor and Aldermen met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. While the night’s agenda was relatively light with key items of discussion including mowing fees... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:14:51 -0500 Truck hit at 210 - Bruceville Slab railroad crossing http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396950.html At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday an accident between a red Toyota pickup and a railroad vehicle occurred at the railroad crossing located at the intersection of Highway 210 South and Bruceville Slab... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:06:49 -0500 Dyersburg native inducted into Nev. Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396949.html Dyersburg native and 1969 DHS graduate Raymond Mathis was 1 of 9 individuals recently inducted into the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA) Hall of Fame on March 14. The ceremony... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:03:54 -0500 DHS students attend SCOPE conference, Harris elected president http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396948.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com On March 7, four Dyersburg High School students, Logan Lutrell, Burke Jensen, Kellsi Parr, and Maya Harris, attended the SCOPE (Student Congress on... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:00:58 -0500 At the Shelter http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396947.html This is the time of year for a lot of new kittens, puppies, young dogs, young cats and both dog and cat expectant mothers to be surrendered. Please help reduce the Shelter population by neutering,... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:42:57 -0500 Obituaries for March 23, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396946.html Funeral services for Mr. Dale Lee Buffington, 80, will be held Friday March 24, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Friendship Funeral Home with David Duncan officiating with burial following in the Bellevernon... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:37:45 -0500 Arlington dominates Lady Choctaws in home opener http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396943.html The Lady Choctaws continued their busy spring break week as they finally got to play on their home field after playing their first six games on the road. But, regional rival Arlington proved to be... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:09:28 -0500