Dyersburg State Gazette News http://www.stategazette.com/news/ News headlines from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us DFD pulls man from fire on Compress Street http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389634.html On Friday, Feb. 24, at 12:36 p.m. the Dyersburg Fire Department responded to a call concerning a fire at an apartment building on 1009 Compress St. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:31:35 -0600 ‘Lace up’ Dyer County! Walk Across Tennessee kickoff ceremony Feb. 28 http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389633.html Early Wednesday morning, Walk Across Tennessee (WAT) committee members convened at the Dyer County UT/TSU Extension Office to discuss the event’s upcoming kickoff date scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28,... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:30:19 -0600 Dyer-Lake CASA to host 4th Annual Dancing with the Stars http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389632.html On Saturday, March 4, Dyer-Lake CASA will host the 4th Annual Dancing With the Stars event at the Lannom Center. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. with a light dinner, with the dance competition... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:28:23 -0600 Dash and bike ride anchor Dogwood events http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389631.html April’s Dogwood activities will again feature the popular recreational events introduced last year. April 8, 8 a.m., is the date and time of the second annual Dogwood Dash Half-Marathon and 10K, and... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:24:10 -0600 Durbin, Lusk attend education meetings http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389629.html On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Rep Bill Sanderson and School Superintendents Neel Durbin and Larry Lusk attended meetings at the Capitol to discuss upcoming legislation and education budget changes for the... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:23:16 -0600 DCHS hosts ECMC/Advise TN College Planning Night http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389630.html RACHEL TOWNSEND rtownsend@stategazette.com Thursday night, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., Dyer County High School welcomed approximately 229 students, as well as their parents, to the ECMC /Advise TN... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:17:58 -0600 Country Tribute Show honors Hawkins, raises $7,000 for CCF http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389248.html Saturday, Feb. 18, a crowd of nearly 600 made way to Theron Gean’s Tribute to the Classic Country Music Show, held at the Dyer County Fairgrounds. The event, held in honor and memory of late musician... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:48:55 -0600 Kiwanis Club enjoys successful pancake breakfast http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389247.html On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Dyersburg Kiwanis Club held their annual Kiwanis Pancake Day breakfast event at Dyersburg High School. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:45:16 -0600 Dyer County Museum to host open house event Sunday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389246.html The Dyer County Museum will be open on Sunday afternoon. Located inside the Professional Development Center at 305 College St., the museum is home to several exhibits and displays that are... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:44:08 -0600 Tennessee officials, meteorologists promoting preparedness for severe weather awareness week http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389243.html Tennessee's Severe Weather Awareness Week is Feb. 26, to March 4, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), and the National Weather Service (NWS)... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:37:34 -0600 County audit committee discusses 2016 findings http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389242.html RACHEL TOWNSEND rtownsend@stategazette.com The Dyer County Audit Committee convened at the Dyer County Courthouse to discuss findings from the 2016 Dyer County audit. Reported in the 2016 audit were... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:32:53 -0600 DES power board notes increase in tree growth, trimming http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389241.html BRANDON HUTCHESON bhutcheson@stategazette.com The Dyersburg Electric System Power Board convened at noon on Wednesday for its regular monthly meeting. All board members, along with the DES Executive... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:31:28 -0600 Hillcrest Baptist pantry open Saturday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2389239.html Hillcrest Baptist Church, located at 825 Hillcrest Ave. in Dyersburg, will open its food pantry Saturday morning, Feb. 25, from 9 – 10 a.m. Anyone with a need qualifies for the food boxes. For... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:30:08 -0600 City board overturns planning commission ruling http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388915.html The city of Dyersburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen convened on Tuesday at 7 p.m. inside the Municipal Building courtroom. All members of the board were present. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:40:37 -0600 Barron’s rezoning appeal OK’d with 5-3 vote http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388914.html On Tuesday, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen held a public hearing of a request from Craig Barron to appeal a rezoning request that was denied by the Dyersburg Regional Planning Commission on Nov. 10,... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:39:36 -0600 CPA discusses Newbern audit findings; Dodds to retire after 20 years of service http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388913.html Late Tuesday night, the Newbern Board of Mayor and Aldermen convened for its regular session. Noted by Newbern Mayor Justin Wright, the February meeting may possibly be the last session held inside... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:36:42 -0600 TCAT student advances to state competition http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388912.html Ryan Roy, Dyer County High School senior and dual-enrollment student at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Newbern (TCAT), recently competed in the SkillsUSA Tennessee Mid-West Regional... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:29:53 -0600 DCHS celebrates FCCLA Week http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388911.html Family, Career, and Community leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:25:05 -0600 Black History Month program presented at Dyersburg Rehab http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388910.html Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:22:02 -0600 Murder suspect pleads not guilty, assigned a public defender http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388539.html On Tuesday morning during court proceedings held at the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office, a Ripley man accused of first-degree felony murder as well as 10 other felony counts pleaded not guilty, and will... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:21:35 -0600 Hill enters not guilty plea at arraignment http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388538.html On Tuesday afternoon during an arraignment in Circuit Court, former Chimes for Charity Chairman of the Board Kim Hill pled not guilty to charges of theft over $60,000. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:17:43 -0600 Dyer County Recycles to host meeting on Feb. 28 at PDC http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388537.html Dyer County Recycles will meet on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Professional Development Center, 305 College St., Dyersburg (Please enter through left side doors). Items on the agenda will include 2017... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:14:59 -0600 Dyer County public officials discuss updates, public records law http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388536.html RACHEL TOWNSEND rtownsend@stategazette.com Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., a large group of county public officials convened inside of the Richard Hill conference room in the Dyer County Courthouse to discuss... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:14:00 -0600 McIver’s Grant hosts Presidents Day fun http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388108.html On Monday at 1 p.m. the McIver’s Grant Public Library hosted a number of kindergarten through 6th-grade-aged children during their Presidents Day Fun event. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:56:56 -0600 Relay for Life team meeting Thursday http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388107.html On Thursday, Feb. 23, Dyer County Relay for Life will hold a team meeting from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at McIver’s Grant Public Library. Those who are interested in forming a team for Dyer County Relay... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:53:55 -0600 Construction of new Newbern sidewalks, safe room almost done http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388105.html Construction on Main Street sidewalks in the city of Newbern is nearly complete, with the largest portion, stretching from City Hall to the Newbern Police Department already open for foot traffic.... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:52:11 -0600 Narcotics investigator discusses danger of synthetic drugs at PADD meeting http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388104.html RACHEL TOWNSEND rtownsend@stategazette.com On Friday, Feb. 17, members of Prevention Alliance Dyersburg/ Dyer County, convened at the Professional Development Center, located at 305 College St., for... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:51:50 -0600 DCHS to host College Planning Night http://www.stategazette.com/story/2388102.html On Feb. 23, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., Dyer County High School will be hosting a ‘College Planning Night’ for the junior parents and students. Held in the Commons area, the event will feature a... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:49:48 -0600