Dyersburg State Gazette News http://www.stategazette.com/news/ News headlines from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us 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 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 DFD responds to residence fire on Wheeler http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396510.html At 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, the Dyersburg Fire Department responded to a fire at the 290 Wheeler St. residence. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:47:07 -0500 Larry Prince to be inducted into DCS Hall of Honor http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396508.html Automotive industry president, CEO, and Dyersburg native Larry Prince will become one of the members inducted into the Dyersburg City Schools’ Hall of Honor as part of the 2017 class. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:45:47 -0500 Dyer County High School holds Faculty Follies http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396506.html Saying farewell to the last week of school activities, and hello to the beginning of the spring break holiday, Dyer County High School faculty and staff members spent Friday afternoon entertaining a... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:39:24 -0500 Vendors needed for 4th annual Relay for Life Marketplace http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396505.html Dyer County Relay for Life will host its 4th annual Relay Marketplace on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Consisting of bake sales, vintage treasures, yard sales, arts and crafts, music, food, and more, the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:38:55 -0500 Ross United Methodist to host ‘Teachers Can’t Do It Alone’ luncheon and recognition ceremony http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396504.html On Friday, March 31, Ross United Methodist Church, located at 101 Calcutt Ave., will be hosting a ‘Teachers Can’t Do It Alone’ luncheon and recognition ceremony, with keynote speaker State Rep. Craig... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:38:17 -0500 Trimble Women’s Club to host Easter egg hunt http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396503.html On Saturday, April 1, at 2 p.m., the Trimble Area Women’s Club will be hosting an Easter egg hunt at the Trimble athletic field. The hunt will be for children ages 0-12. Children should bring his/her... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:37:30 -0500 THP responds to motorcycle crash on Jenkinsville Jamestown Rd. http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395940.html Monday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m., THP responded to a motorcycle crash occurring on Jenkinsville Jamestown Rd., which resulted in the unknown injury of driver Joseph Adam Harold, 35, and... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:11:27 -0500 DPD actively searching for robbery suspects http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395869.html On Friday, March 17th, Dyersburg Police received a call of a robbery that had taken place at the Simmons Bank ATM located at 213 Church Street in downtown Dyersburg. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:10:58 -0500 Action News 5 Weather Road Show Thursday at Lannom Center http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396070.html Travelling up Highway 51 from Memphis, WMC-TV Action News 5 will bring their Weather Road Show to Dyersburg on Thursday, March 23. The event will take place at the Lannom Center from 4 – 8 p.m. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:08:52 -0500 Dyersburg emergency warning sirens temporarily out of service http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396069.html The emergency warning sirens for the City of Dyersburg are not fully functional at this time. The sirens are currently operating on back-up equipment, due to a lightning strike that disabled the... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:08:16 -0500 Newbern City Library to host art contest for children and adults http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396068.html In celebration of Youth Art Month, Newbern City Library will be hosting an art contest for children and adults ages pre-K- adult. Contest submissions are currently being accepted, with the judging... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:07:08 -0500 Free monarch butterfly program at Reelfoot NWR Saturday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2396067.html Every place outside, rural or urban, can become an oasis for monarchs and other pollinators. The monarch butterfly is one of the most recognizable species in North America. They undertake one of the... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:05:54 -0500 DPD asks for community aid in identifying person of interest http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395617.html Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:41:49 -0500 Ag committee recaps 2016, Bell announces plans to retire http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395616.html Thursday morning, the Dyer County Agriculture Committee convened at the UT/TSU Extension Office, to discuss updates including the recently announced retirement of UT/TSU Extension Director Beth Bell,... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:35:39 -0500 Tencom graphic designer and native Italian Paolo Amarena bids farewell to Dyer County http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395615.html Early Wednesday morning, local Tencom graphic designer and Italian native Paolo Amarena, his wife Elizabeth and their three children, Isabella, Gabrielle, and Bianca, said farewell to their Dyer... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:28:46 -0500 Library to host Spring Break March Madness for kids http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395614.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com With spring break set to begin for local students this week, McIver’s Grant Public Library will host March Madness for children in grades pre-K – 5th.... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:26:27 -0500 Boy Scouts gather for annual Pine Wood Derby races http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395613.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com On Saturday, March 4, the 2017 Davy Crockett District Pine Wood Derby races occurred at the center court of the Dyersburg Mall. Sixty-five Cub Scouts,... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:25:43 -0500 Newbern residents must recertify for commodity program Wednesday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395612.html The Dyer County Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council will be recertifying for the USDA TEFAP Commodity Food Distribution Program for Newbern area residents on Wednesday, March 22, from 10... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:24:45 -0500 Tenn. youngsters ‘kick butts’ to stop tobacco use http://www.stategazette.com/story/2395611.html Dyer County youngsters joined thousands of peers across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day on March 15, 2017. Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism in the... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:24:08 -0500