In light of previous years' Fourth of July complaints and non-compliance, Dyersburg Police Department Chief Steve Isbell is requesting community cooperation in obeying city ordinance (7-402)(2) regarding the manufacture,... >>
The FBI National Academy Class No. 264 recently graduated 213 law enforcement officers from 47 states that included Lt. Thomas Langford of the Dyersburg Police Department. The program offers 10 weeks of advanced... >>
On June 23, 32-year-old Tiffany DeSpain, who has served as a dispatcher at Dyersburg 911 for nearly six years, was awarded the 911 Medal of Honor by Dyersburg Mayor John Holden in recognition of her actions, which clearly... >>
Dyersburg's displays of patriotism and pride are found throughout the city, waving in the summer breeze. Symbols of freedom from sacrifices made long before our time, the 'Stars and Stripes' represent our nation, its... >>
On the last day of the Hamilton Parks Library Summer Reading Program, children enjoyed a fun-filled day of barrel racing! Performing a live demonstration of the activity was young Taylor Stork (top photo). Children devoted... >>
The Dyer County Legislative Body (CLB) convened late Monday afternoon to discuss items on the agenda including an inter-local agreement between the city of Dyersburg and Dyer County for the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)... >>
At the Shelter(06/30/16) Darcy (65349) is a cute Lab mix about 4 months old. She is sweet and loving and was picked up as a stray. Toby (65216) is a cute black and tan Terrier mix. He is about 8 weeks old and has some wire hair. Toby was picked up as a stray. Baby (31177) is a Maine Coon kitten that was surrendered with her sister. She has been at the shelter for a while and is now ready to be adopted. Someone please adopt or rescue this beautiful baby...
While the month of June brings all-star tournaments for many of the age groups in Cal Ripken and Dixie Boys age levels in baseball, once the calendar turns to July it becomes time for teams to play for state titles and, for... >>
The Newbern T-Ball All-Stars placed second in the Cal Ripken State Tournament in Huntingdon this past weekend, placing as runner-up in the nine-team field. Members of the team are (front, from left) Graham Travis, Eric... >>
The postseason honors continue to roll in for Lady Trojan senior standout Paige Jones as the left-handed ace was named to the 2016 Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State Team. The selection is Jones' second... >>
The Dyersburg Basketball Academy kicked off its annual camp on Tuesday morning as a group of 20 young players turned out to improve their skills at basketball at Dyersburg High School. The camp still has spots available and... >>
DSCC Lady Eagles held a skills and interest-building basketball camp from 8a.m. until 11 a.m. last week and will continue this week. Students entering grades 2-8 are welcome to attend. It's not too late to attend ($25... >>
With summer in full swing and many local athletes spending their summers on baseball and softball diamonds, a local 10-year-old pool player will get a chance to play at the national level as Newbern's Lana Keith will play in... >>
The Dyersburg Dixie Darlings All-Star team competed in the 2016 District 1 All-Star Tournament last weekend in Maury City, Tenn. They competed for 5 days going undefeated to win the District 1 championship for the second... >>
The final week in June can be one of the biggest weeks of the year for a number of reasons. For a lot of local governments, it can be the end of the fiscal year and will be time to get their ducks in a row for the upcoming... >>
The Dyersburg High School football team is spending the next couple days getting to know some of the younger members of the program's feeder school as the DHS coaching staff and the Trojans are hosting their annual youth... >>
On the strength of their showings at this week's TNSCA All-Star games at Columbia State, Dyersburg's Paige Jones and Madison Caldwell were selected to play in the Kentucky/Tennessee All-Star Game next week in Kentucky. >>
With many sports fans' attention being placed either on baseball or the upcoming football season, early summer is a time for high school basketball players to get in some offseason repetitions before the dead period next... >>
The Newbern T-Ball All-Stars went undefeated on their way to winning the Southwest District title last week. The team will now advance to the state tournament in Huntingdon next week. Members of the team are (front, from... >>
For the second straight week, a pair of local golfers found themselves atop the leaderboard at a Sned Tour event in Dyersburg. This time, the regulation holes were not enough to decide the winner as it took a playoff hole... >>
Local boxers had a great showing recently at the Title National Championships in Hot Springs, Ark. Eight boxers brought home titles from the event which saw Team REED members win 13 of their 14 bouts during the... >>
With summer leagues and travel baseball in full swing this month, members of the Dyersburg High School baseball team got a unique experience recently as the team made a trip into northern Illinois not only to play the game,... >>
Summer arrives tomorrow on the calendar, but, in reality it showed up while I was on vacation in Metropolis last week. Yes, folks, I went to Metropolis and the Superman Celebration for vacation. Where else would... >>
A local bowler recently received one of the highest honors in the sport as he was inducted into the United States Bowling Council Hall of Fame in St. Louis after spending the last two decades as a bowler in multiple leagues... >>
With a little over five months under his belt and some major moves already made during his tenure, new Tennessee Titans General Manager John Robinson, a Union City native, was the guest speaker at the annual Fellowship of... >>
With the dead period coming up on June 26, the Dyer County Choctaws are getting ready for their final week of workouts before taking the two weeks off that surround the July 4 holiday and first-year head coach David Whittle... >>
With satellite camps making national sports headlines in recent weeks, Dyersburg High School head coach Bart Stowe and about a dozen of his players spent a long day on the road and in Murfreesboro attending the satellite... >>
The Bethel University women's bowling program signed Dyer County High School standout Deanna Frealy Monday. Deanna is the daughter of Troy Frealy and Natacha Cathey of Dyersburg, Tennessee and will major in physical therapy.... >>
A trio of Dyersburg Lady Trojans were recently honored by the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association with All-State honors being handed out last week. Leading the way, Lady Trojan senior ace Paige Jones was named the TNSCA... >>
Dyersburg High School honored members of the Lady Trojan softball team this past Saturday night during its annual softball banquet at Dyersburg High School. Above, members of the Lady Trojans receiving individual honors were... >>
Dyer County High School recently honored members of its baseball and softball teams with its annual banquet held at DCHS. Members of the softball team receiving individual awards were (from left) Jenna Robbins (Coaches'... >>
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The mother of four young children who were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in Tennessee is being held for questioning, but authorities have not charged her with a crime....
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities in Memphis, Tennessee, say they have arrested and obtained murder indictments for two men suspected in the January shooting death of an Iowa man traveling through the city....
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam's order for flags to be flown at half-staff following the death of former University of Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is the latest exception to state protocols that normally reserve the honor for members of the military....
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- In what amounts to an innocence project for bears, National Park Service rangers are turning to modern forensic technology, including DNA evidence, to make sure they don't kill the wrong bear when a human is attacked in the mountains....