Dyersburg State Gazette Headlines http://www.stategazette.com News from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us DCHS coed cheer returns as ICU Junior Coed World Champs http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407527.html The Dyer County High School coed cheerleading team has already had plenty of success this year – winning national and world championships in February at the UCA Championships in Orlando. The cheer... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:05:09 -0500 THP responds to 5-car collision on Hwy. 211 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407640.html A five-car collision occurring on Hwy. 211 Friday morning caused traffic delays for over an hour, with THP officials arriving on scene at 7:51 a.m. Thankfully, none of the drivers involved in the... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:00:03 -0500 Early-week games will be big for some local teams http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407905.html With district tournaments scheduled to begin in many sports next weekend, the first three days of the upcoming week are going to be big for some local teams – both in their own seeding and who they... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:39:55 -0500 Lady Trojan softball outhits Brighton http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407904.html Though the Lady Cardinals struck early and often on Friday night against Dyersburg, the Lady Trojan bats battled back with 17 hits as the bottom four hitters in the Lady Trojan lineup led the way for... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:35:59 -0500 Munford dominates Trojans in non-district action http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407903.html After securing the No. 5 seed in the upcoming District 13AA Tournament later this week, Dyersburg had a tough outing as they fell for the second time this season to Munford, losing 11-1 on the... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:35:23 -0500 It’s time to win or go home http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407902.html The first three weeks of May are easily some of the most exciting days of the high school sports season, especially here in West Tennessee. Think about it. Especially for the next two weeks, our... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:33:33 -0500 Eagles close regular season with win over Columbia State; TCCAA tourney up next http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407901.html With the postseason beginning on May 7 for the top-ranked Dyersburg State baseball team, the Eagles closed their regular season with a 7-3 win over Columbia State on Friday afternoon in Columbia. In... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:32:27 -0500 First Citizens awarded Pep Bank of the Year http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407900.html The Young Bankers Division of the Tennessee Bankers Association recently named First Citizens National Bank the 2016-2017 PEP Bank of the Year. This award encompasses activity and programs banks... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:30:24 -0500 Harrison recognized as ABWA Woman of the Year http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407899.html Jessica Harrison was named as the ABWA Southern Accent Chapter’s 2017 Woman of the Year at the organization’s Annual Business Associates Event held on April 11. Harrison currently serves as vice... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:29:11 -0500 Dot Foods presents check to DSCC http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407898.html Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:27:12 -0500 DFD participates in vehicle extrication course http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407526.html This week, members of the Dyersburg Fire Department will be wrapping up an Advanced Vehicle Extrication and Stabilization Course. The class, which began last week, helps a firefighter have the... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:54:00 -0500 Dyersburg Community Orchestra to perform spring concert May 1 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407525.html The Dyersburg Community Orchestra is set to present its Spring Concert Monday, May 1, at 8 p.m. The concert will occur at First Baptist Church in Newbern, located at 114 W. Main St. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:53:51 -0500 Hazardous Household Waste Collection to be held Saturday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407524.html On Saturday, April 29, residents are invited and encouraged to bring all household cleaners, automotive and marine products, home and garden products, electronics, tires and more to the Dyer County... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:43:22 -0500 Library to host author of ‘Reelfoot Killins' May 4 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407523.html McIver's Grant Public Library will welcome “Reelfoot Killins'” author Joe G. Riley in the community room at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 4. Residents are invited to enjoy personal insight to this... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:42:38 -0500 Dyer County Recycles discusses recent community involvement, upcoming projects http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407522.html Recently, local non-profit organization Dyer County Recycles convened at the Professional Development Center (PDC) to discuss updates on April recycling events, as well as ongoing efforts to promote... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:39:55 -0500 Obituaries for April 28, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407521.html Andre DeShawn Long, age 25 of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at Tennova-Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional. Memorial service will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6:00p.m. at McCreight Funeral... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:36:32 -0500 Trojans complete series sweep with 4-3 win over Cavaliers http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407520.html After dropping their first six 13AA games of the season, the Trojans completed a strong finish to their district slate with a 4-3 win over the Cavaliers on Thursday afternoon at Crockett County High... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:34:38 -0500 Choctaws bounce back, rally past Jackson Christian in I-40 Classic http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407519.html Dyer County got back on the winning track on Thursday evening, rallying from two runs down to take a 3-2 win over Jackson Christian School on the Eagles home field during the I-40 Classic. The... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:33:48 -0500 Dyer County gets back on winning track with win over Milan http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407518.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com After a loss earlier in the week at Ripley, the Choctaw soccer team bounced back on Thursday with a 6-0 home win over Milan, picking up momentum heading... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:31:54 -0500 Lady Choctaws dominate in three-race sweep at Twilight Relays in Marshall County http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407517.html The strengths of the Lady Choctaw track team this season has been two-fold – their distance running and their relays. The latter was on display on Tuesday night as Dyer County swept all three races... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:28:20 -0500 At the Shelter http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407154.html Predictions came true: the Shelter has been flooded with cats and dogs. Many of these new residents are kittens and puppies. Please take one into your heart and home. When you look at an animal’s... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:50:51 -0500 Obituaries for April 27, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407153.html Jimmy Rodney Moore, 67, of Dyersburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Jackson Regional. He was born on November 1, 1949 in Williamson, West Virginia. Jimmy was a retired... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:40:24 -0500 911 Board OKs $1.8M for improvements at Dyersburg Communications Center http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407152.html Tuesday afternoon, the Dyer County E-911 Board convened for its regular session with items on the agenda including furniture bids for the Dyer County Communications Center and a proposal for funds to... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:32:56 -0500 City committee passes building codes, sends to state for approval http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407151.html On Wednesday, the City of Dyersburg Local Government Committee convened in the upstairs meeting room in City Hall. The main topic of the meeting revolved around the city’s building codes. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:32:09 -0500 Cub Scout Adventure Camp to be held July 17-21 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407150.html A Summer Adventure Camp for Boys will be held July 17-21 at Oakview Recreation Center in Newbern. The camp will be held 4-9 p.m. Monday through Friday. The early bird camper fee is only $70 if paid... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:30:43 -0500 DSCC to host Minecraft Summer Camps for kids http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407149.html Dyersburg State Community College will host Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-based Minecraft Camps for kids ages 10-15, June 5-9, at the Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:29:38 -0500 DSCC announces dates for College for Kids summer program http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407148.html Dyersburg State Community College’s Division of Continuing Education will offer its annual College for Kids summer program at all three DSCC locations from 9 a.m. - noon each day. This year’s theme... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:26:49 -0500 Lady Choctaw tennis tops Greenfield http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407147.html Dyer County’s girls tennis team picked up some momentum with the District 13AAA Tournament set for next week in Savannah, taking a 4-3 win over Greenfield on Wednesday afternoon in Newbern. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:22:40 -0500 Trojans, Lady Trojans sweep Halls to clinch district title http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407146.html Coming off sweeps of Huntingdon and Westview earlier in the week, the Dyersburg tennis teams picked up another sweep on Tuesday, defeating Halls to clinch the District 13 A-AA title. The district... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:22:07 -0500 Lady Choctaws fall to Central http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407145.html Dyer County’s softball team dropped its second game in as many days on Tuesday, falling 5-0 to the Lady Rebels in Troy in non-district action. The Lady Choctaws got a leadoff single from Torri... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:21:33 -0500 Dyersburg State signs Halls trio http://www.stategazette.com/story/2407144.html Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:20:34 -0500 Annual Mission Blitz set May 13 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406719.html Mission Blitz 2017 is shaping up to be an amazing event on Saturday, May 13! Twenty-seven churches from multiple denominations are coming together to make a difference in our community, one act of... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:16:59 -0500 Back on top: Eagles reclaim No. 1 ranking in latest poll http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406724.html With three wins during the last polling period, the Dyersburg State Eagle baseball team returned to the top of the NJCAA Division I rankings this week, earning the No. 1 ranking for the third time... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:37:33 -0500 Trojans benefit from Cavalier errors; outlast Crockett County in slugfest http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406723.html The Trojans scored in each of their six times at the plate and Dyersburg needed almost every one of those runs as the black and gold held off a late surge by the Cavaliers to take a 16-11 win over... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:29:18 -0500 Lady Trojans top South Gibson, clinch 13AA with Milan loss http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406722.html Dyersburg broke a streak that had dated back to their state championship year on Tuesday as the Lady Trojan softball team picked up a win at South Gibson on Tuesday afternoon, defeating the Lady... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:28:19 -0500 Obituaries for April 26, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406721.html Andre DeShawn Long, age 25 of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at Tennova-Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McCreight Funeral... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:27:15 -0500 Trimble police chief terminated for failure to comply with protocol http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406720.html Late Monday afternoon a large crowd of residents assembled at Trimble City Hall for the appeal hearing of former Trimble Police Chief Don Curry, who was terminated effective April 7 by Trimble Mayor... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:20:01 -0500 Dyer County FCCLA attends State Leadership Conference in Chattanooga http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406718.html DCHS FCCLA students Celeste Canada and Haley Brasfield, alongside FCCLA sponsors Vernita Turner and Michelle King recently took a three-day journey from to the city of Chattanooga, where they... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:15:22 -0500 Educational Opportunity Center to host community outreach for adults http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406717.html The TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of Dyersburg State Community College will host a Community Education Information Outreach for adults April 27, from 2:30-6:30 p.m., at the McIver’s Grant... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:14:40 -0500 DSCC announces spring concert dates http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406716.html The Dyersburg State Community College music department invites the community to attend upcoming musical performances highlighting students, faculty, staff and community members. The Dyersburg... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:14:00 -0500 On the Record http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406715.html Trent Mathis Roberson, 29, and Vickie Jo Huber, 33 Nicholas Todd Aitken, 25, and Meranda Lee Walker, 25 Don Coneuis Fisk, 42, and Crystal Gail Hall Allen, 38 Lauren Nicholas Curtis, 27, and Hali Ann... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:11:41 -0500 DCHS cheer squad to compete Wednesday for world championship in Orlando http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406314.html Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:20:36 -0500 Historical Society hosts Colonial Rubber reunion http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406319.html As part of the festivities for the 2017 Dogwood Festival, the Dyer County Historical Society hosted a reunion Sunday focusing on the manufacturing industry known as Colonial Rubber. The reunion... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:06:37 -0500 Festival of Songs set for April 30 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406318.html The New Life Union Mission’s 16th Annual Festival of Songs is set for 2 p.m., on Sunday, April 30, in the sanctuary of Hillcrest Baptist Church, 825 Hillcrest Ave. in Dyersburg. The annual fundraiser... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:06:01 -0500 Maddox named one of West TN’s most influential women with Sterling Award http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406317.html Dr. Teri Maddox, vice president for the college at Dyersburg State Community College, was recently presented the Sterling Award as one of West Tennessee’s most influential women. Maddox was presented... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:05:15 -0500 2nd Kid Wings event to occur Saturday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406316.html Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:04:20 -0500 Obituaries for April 25, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406313.html Paul H. Mallard, 74, of Newbern, died on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Friday, April 16, 1943 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late J. L.... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:02:11 -0500 Lady Trojans celebrate Senior Night; defeat JCS http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406310.html With Dyersburg High School celebrating Senior Night as the school honored the senior members of the Lady Trojan softball team, the black and gold diamond girls picked up a win in their first of four... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:59:36 -0500 Choctaws top Harding Academy http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406308.html With the postseason approaching at the end of next week, the Choctaws looked to pick up some momentum with their ace Jordan Fowler on the mound as Dyer County took a 6-1 win over Harding Academy in... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:58:39 -0500 Lady Choctaws fall to Westview on Senior Night http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406307.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com The Lady Choctaws found themselves in a pitching battle through four innings on Monday as an error with two outs in the top of the fifth led to five runs... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:57:55 -0500 Second-ranked Eagles take two of three from Cleveland State http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406306.html With the regular season winding down and the top seed in May’s Region 7 Tournament already locked up, Dyersburg State took two of three on Sunday and Monday from visiting Cleveland State. Dyersburg... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:57:01 -0500 Trojans, Choctaws open spring practice http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406305.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com While the start of the 2017 season is still four months away, Trojan and Choctaw football fans can get a little pigskin appetizer over the next couple... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:56:23 -0500 DC's Hendren signs with Bethel University http://www.stategazette.com/story/2406304.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com Dyer County senior offensive lineman Ethan Hendren knows where he will be playing next season as he signed to play at the next level with Bethel... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:53:59 -0500 Retirement reception to be held for Beth Bell April 27 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405835.html After 44 years of service at the UT/TSU Extension Office, Director Beth Bell has announced plans to retire effective April 30. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:56:22 -0500 Eaton hosts open house with community leaders http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405833.html On Wednesday, April 19, Dyersburg and Dyer County community leaders were invited to attend a community stakeholder meeting at Eaton Corporation in Newbern. The meeting, scheduled from 9 a.m. – 1... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:55:35 -0500 Household hazardous waste collection service in Dyer County April 29 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405834.html NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Dyer County on Saturday, April 29. Since the program’s... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:55:20 -0500 Relay for Life Day at mall April 29 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405832.html Dyer County Relay for Life will host “Relay Day at the Mall” on April 29 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This will be the time to gather information about Relay for Life and fundraising events happening around... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:46:44 -0500 Dyer County Recycles to host meeting Tuesday, announces recent recycling events http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405831.html April has been a "green" month for Dyer County Recycles (DCR). The organization, composed of numerous citizens ready to make a positive change in their environment, recently partnered with other... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:44:55 -0500 Local artists to showcase pottery April 25 at DSCC http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405830.html Dyersburg State Community College will host an artist’s reception Tuesday, April 25, from 6-8 p.m. showcasing one-of-a-kind handmade pottery by friends Sara Hayes and Barbara Stephens, both from... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:42:31 -0500 Obituaries for April 23, 2017 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2405829.html Danny “Danno” Burkeen, 57, of Dyersburg died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Dyersburg Regional. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Curry... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:41:50 -0500