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Headlines of 2010

Sunday, January 2, 2011

As we begin a new year, let's take a look at some of the top headlines from the State Gazette in 2010.

* January

Arun Ghandi, grandson of Mahatma Ghandi, gives lecture at DSCC

City receives grant to update welcome signs

Grand jury indicts 100 in final '09 session

Fire damage closes State Gazette building to public

Dyersburg 911 to add extra line

More than 3 tons of hazardous household waste collected during October event

Moore receives award for excellence in management at city water plant

Trimble city board readdresses judge appointments

Power Board discusses pensions, awards bid

Courthouse elevator bids opened; $79,000 difference in bids

Man pleads guilty to robbery, kidnapping of elderly woman

Man arrested after home invasion

King program attracts crowd at courthouse

Towboat strikes I-155 bridge

Dyer County Fair crowned Champion of Champions

Teen who inspired others succumbs to cancer

A new look for Dyersburg Square

Chamber presents awards at annual banquet

Sheriff warns of phone scams

Pennington named Entrepreneur of Year

Election administrator warns officials of approaching deadline

DIS fifth-grader wins Dyer County Spelling Bee

Dyersburg hospital acquires digital mammography technology

DSCC enrollment up, funding down

Former governor's son campaigns in Dyersburg

Construction of church playground helps Scout Brian Randolph earn Eagle ranking

County planners consider loosening billboard restrictions

Family's tradition of thank-you luncheon still going strong

* February

Man sentenced to 2 days in jail for animal cruelty

Police: Suspect charged at officers with knife; King served time for murder, had long criminal history

Dyer County school board awards contracts for new Fifth Consolidated

Local Miss. River Corridor task force endorses greenbelt connection route

Election commission recommends prosecution of felon voters

County sees decline in health-cost reimbursements

Teams prepare to Lose to Win

Library brings back Read Across Town

Teams step up to Walk Across Tennessee

Dyersburg named Pioneering Healthy Community

City board denies beer permit for Xfactor club

Walker assumes role of clerk and master

Forked Deer Long Beards help out fellow hunters with disabilities

City prepares for census

Ramer speaks on education challenges

Tenn. Severe Weather Awareness Week Feb. 21-26

City firefighters respond to duplex blaze near downtown

DPD investigators recover property, arrest suspects

Rotary pays tribute to past member, honors farming community

County planners decide to not pursue billboard issue

* March

Local reality star's TV series renewed for another season

New look for Dyersburg Electric bill

Union Mission plans Festival of Songs

Video used to ID Lake County meth lab suspect

Local task force endorses greenbelt connection route

Mentoring program seeks adult volunteers

Thieves steal man's lifelong hobby

Chamber's Leadership classes visit state capitol

City announces Dyersburg landfill closed on Saturdays

Men try to flee as Lake Co. authorities attempt to serve warrant

City Board hears healthy community update, awards bids

Traffic stop for speeding results in drug arrest

Fowlkes and Bonicord fire departments receive grant money

Newbern applies for $500,000 grant for sewer system

DPD makes arrests in recent burglaries; one suspect at large

Masked men rob Dollar General Store

Lake County Sheriff's Department in search of fugitive

Words and artwork set the scene for book signing

Suspects arrested with stolen goods after pulling up to house where police were

Board approves bid for new roof on City Hall

Port misses out on $35 million federal grant

Great American Cleanup to collect some types of hazardous waste

DES celebrates Tennessee Arbor Day with donation of trees to Three Oaks

DMS student named Tennessee Geographic Bee semifinalist

Man accused of stealing medication at hospital sentenced

County planners OK plat despite right-of-way

DES reports Worldcolor just signed five-year contract for electrical service

DES proposes local economic incentive for manufacturers

Police looking for armed-robbery suspect

Massage therapist loses license for 2008 sexual battery charge

Early voting polling locations announced

Counties report drop in landfill waste -Tri-county board discusses stricter regulations, problems with tire waste

* April

Worldcolor to close its doors (Closing to be phased out over several months)

Newbern judge to appear as defendant on assault charge

Holt to withdraw from sheriff's race (Field opens again for new candidates)

Chamber president updates city board on job recruiting

City awards bid, sets public hearing; vicious dogs in Milltown discussed

Lake County fugitive turns self in

Local man missing after hunting trip

Missouri men arrested after shooting at local restaurant

Suspect arrested after stabbing at Four Points

Constable's residency in question for election

Chamber CEO updates on plant closure

Commissioner submits resignation; budget committee elected

Court hearing reset for Newbern judge

Motorcycle recovered after theft

Last two sentences given in West Tenn. bank fraud scheme

Goodwill to open donation site in Dyersburg

Missing hunter recovery operation scaled back

Suspects at large after concurrent robberies

Hearing held for suspect in robbery, shooting

Police investigate assault of 27-year-old man

Two new candidates join in race for Dyer Co. sheriff

County zoning board to investigate use of electronic signs

311 service may be unavailable to some local residents

2 men receive 15-year sentences in drug case

DNA evidence links Missouri man to rape of Dyersburg teen

Local sailor holds son for first time

Man pleads guilty in attempt to return stolen products for refund

Mayors sign proclamation for Great American Cleanup

Local THP trooper makes large cash seizure during traffic stop

Man receives 13+ years in prison for 2009 bank robbery

CRD Banquet honors youth, volunteers

Police officer's home burglarized

County health dept. gains health educator

Gates police chief found dead in apparent suicide

Police traffic stop results in meth lab seizure

Basin authority remembers longtime board member

Victim of alleged kidnapping, rape testifies at hearing

DPD traffic stop results in drug and money seizure

* May

State of emergency declared - floodwaters submerge Southtown, Evansville (200 structures, 600 residences affected)

EOC suffers direct hit by lightning this weekend

Levee breach at Sorrell's Chapel does not alter flood levels; levee did not break or fail

City denies beer permit for X-Factor, addresses flooding

FEMA begins inspection of flood damage

Newbern police seize over $36,000 in cash from woman

Disaster Recovery Services collecting donations for flood victims

Health Dept.: Exposure to floodwater does not carry tetanus risk

Floodwater continues to recede - slow declines of Obion and Mississippi rivers delay drainage

County budget takes hit from flood, revenue drop

Newell elected as District I commissioner

Burglary, robbery sentences given in circuit court

City board updated on flood issues

Tide Loads of Hope helps flood victims start fresh

Husband and wife arrested while harboring burglary suspect

Man arrested for assault, kidnapping

Small Business Administration loans available for flood victims

Man receives life sentence for murder - Harold Schaffer convicted of killing store owner William Pierce Jr. in 1985

Newbern planners recommend rezoning of property for 2nd time

Teen boy sentenced for two burglaries

Crime Stoppers: community involvement is the key

Forked Deer Hardware suffers smoke damage

It's official: 2010 flood sets record - NWS confirms Forked Deer River crest tops 1937 flood

E-911 board to vote on contracts for 911 system upgrade, storage building

Matthew 25:40 to provide assistance with rent, utilities for flood victims

Election commission OKs ballots for August

Proceeds from T-shirt sales to aid flood victims

Flood victims cautioned about garden contamination

* June

Newbern soldier killed in Iraq bomb blast

Former sheriff arrested on federal charge

County moves Memorial Day service to Courthouse lawn

Best-selling author and fan club vow to aid local flood victims - $10,000 pledged to Disaster Recovery

Registered sex offender charged with sexual battery

Woman accused of murder gets plea deal - Latandria 'Rudy' Kimble sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatally injuring woman with car

Cleanup collects 172,000 pounds of litter in spite of rain

Noon Rotary Club donates shoes to Soles4Souls and local flood victims

County health insurance rates to increase

E-911 board approves construction contract for storage facility

Race to the Top funds offer Camp EXCEL for city school students this summer

Man in critical condition after being shot by woman

Farmers market opens June 12

Disaster Recovery Center evolves, changes location -DRC becomes DLOC, FEMA application deadline closes in

Matthew 25:40 celebrates 20 years of service

One month later: Disaster assistance efforts continue

Former Dyersburg resident wins 2010 Tennessee Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Summer Food Service Program under way

Plans, permit OK'd for new school

City to annex school property

Crime Stoppers asks for info on stolen grill

Juvenile assaults guard, escapes from McDowell Center

Dyer County Historical Society sets Collection Day

Dyersburg man and juvenile arrested for string of burglaries

Hospital spending millions on renovations, upgrades

Fugitive who ran given $200,000 bond

Parker charged with grill theft

Taylor qualifies for write-in candidacy - Election commission OKs workers, locks and seals ballot boxes

City board addresses financial housekeeping

DHS chemistry teacher honored

Dyersburg Activity Center's multi-purpose building and pool vandalized

DPD Bike Patrol busts alleged drug dealers; suspect held on $750,000 bond

Local Scouting memorabilia sought for museum exhibit

Registration deadline for FEMA aid extended

Intruder found asleep in house

Newbern thieves target trailers

* July

Friends recall Holland as man that lived to serve others

Grants to add traffic signals to downtown revitalization efforts

Police, TBI seize records of downtown insurance business

Couple accused of stealing more than $800,000

DES alters route of dark fiber, approves first leg of installation

County commission approves fund appropriations, talks insurance

Man murdered in Friendship store's parking lot, suspects still on the loose

Victim and suspect identified from Friendship shooting, suspect has past criminal record in Dyer County

DES passes nine years with no lost-time accidents - OKs economic incentive, appoints Lane to retirement committee

Quartet arrested for string of auto burglaries

Rescued pets seek owners

County OKs tax breaks for flood victims

Newbern man arrested after search reveals marijuana plants in home

Marine runs in memory of local fallen soldier

Help available for flood victims with and without flood insurance

Dyersburg man arrested in Lake County with meth lab in car

June Healthy Woman focuses on summer fun, skin cancer prevention

FEMA flood insurance specialist to real estate agents: everyone needs coverage

LED signs being considered for county

TWRA reports WMA flood damage

Neighborhood Stabilization Grant showing results

Felons indicted for illegal voting

Man attempts to run over Dyersburg bike patrol officers

Lake County Sheriff fed up with campaign sign thieves

No increase in city property tax, service rates

City passes tax-relief resolution for flood victims

City board annexes new home of Fifth Consolidated

City rec committee OKs grant requests, discusses basketball courts at Okeena

Ramer announces retirement

Teen to be tried as adult for assault on guard, escape

Driver severely injured in I-155 crash

Sheriff's Dept. to receive federal asset sharing money

Basin authority estimates flood damage at more than $3 million

* August

Box pulls out squeaker in race for sheriff; Moore, Hill returned as clerk, county mayor

Dog looks for ride back home to Nevada

Commission OKs county budget, property tax hike

DPD officer placed on administrative duty after bar altercation

Police use Taser to catch suspect

Mother of girl killed in murder/suicide sues state - Lawsuit claims Department of Children's Services failed to provide adequate protection, support

Judge rules no new trial for murderer Thacker

Former doctor convicted on 44 narcotics charges

City passes budget, no increases for city residents, employees

More than 25 percent of Dyer Co. voters participate in early voting

City School Board addresses process for choosing new superintendent

TBI adds Dyer County man to most wanted list

Early voting totals clarified

Dyersburg Police Dept. joins West Tennessee Drug Task Force

Judge rules no new trial in Pierce murder

Tidwell contests sheriff's election

Election commission denies request to not certify August results

Tidwell drops lawsuit against election commission, Box

Police arrest teen for pharmacy break-in

Barker launches re-election campaign

Parker case moved to general sessions court

Judge rules no new trial in Pierce murder

Runners for St. Jude pass through Dyersburg in the wee hours of the morning

Dyer County man on TBI's most wanted list captured in Illinois

State problems delay August election certification

Deadline approaching for candidate petitions for November election

City planners OK Chic-Fil-A, Super D, cell tower

Sheriff responds to E-911 board's comments on interoperability

Texas couple arrested after DPD traffic stop

Herron makes campaign stop in Dyersburg

County planners say no to sign ordinance, favor status quo

Citizens fill room to vent frustrations - tax increase will be used for school construction

Industry expansion announced during Chamber's luncheon

Candidates talk jobs in Dyersburg

Police seek suspect in robbery at Sonic on St. John Avenue

One arrested in attack on elderly man - 19-year-old in custody, two 16-year-olds ID'd in connection with robbery of business owner

Community Cancer Fund, ACS join together in fight against disease

Newspaper executive dies unexpectedly in accident

City Schools offer new Parent Portal providing access to student info

* September

Opponents agree not to use campaign signs

Hearing set for Parker

Man accused of attempting to run over Holice Powell principal

Prescription Drug Take-back Day locally brings in almost 70 pounds of medication

Teens connected to beating of elderly business owner caught in Union City

Crash on Hwy. 78 leaves 10 injured

Downtown Revitalization receives over $1/2 million - city officials awarded funds for Phase III of downtown enhancement grant

Couple rescued from burning home in RoEllen

Man wanted by Secret Service arrested by DPD highway criminal interdiction team

Halls man gets 16 years in prison for drug charges

County planners OK land use, policy plan

County Commission elects chairman, vice chairman

United Way sets goal at $460,000; fundraising campaign kicks off new season in Dyer County

Dedmon resigns as Trimble city attorney, board to consider replacement

Driver dies from injuries in crash on Highway 104

Heun: DPD shifting focus to narcotics investigation

Duo arrested after police find almost $50,000 in drugs

Lunch Buddies mentoring program in need of volunteers

City adopts state building code

Joint committee recommends bids for approval by full city board

Car hits train in Monday accident

Lounge Around Town encourages children to read

Dyersburg gains Miss Tennessee qualifier

Howard becomes first Scout from Union Mission troop to attain Eagle ranking

Local man arrested in Cookeville, accused of soliciting minor

Mission March celebrates 20 years, set Oct. 16

Soybean truck overturns, lands on another vehicle

* October

Port Authority awarded $13 million - project expected to create 1,700 permanent jobs

Alleged drug dealers arrested during sweep

Two women shot and killed in Henning

Police charge Halls man with attempted murder

Cause of fire that burned $160,000 worth of cotton under investigation

DFD honors fallen firemen at second annual event

Grand jury to hear Parker theft case

Company sued for race discrimination

Holt confirmed as U.S. Marshal

Community Cancer Fund breaks record

GOP candidates featured at Reagan Day dinner

Matthew 25:40 changes policy on assistance

Law committee elects chairwoman, discusses jail, trusty program

City receives $100,000 grant for park improvements

E-911 board allocates $72,000 for upgrades in county's communication system

Firefighters battle afternoon field fire

Fallen firemen honored at DFD memorial event

Barn, farm equipment total loss during fire

Scout project offers 100 blessings for Thanksgiving

Library awarded $2.6M in loans, grants

City Board: Expect lower gas bills

Self sworn in, officers elected at school board meeting

USDA undersecretary visits Dyersburg to make announcement

Fires in county becoming common due to dry conditions

State House candidates speak at Lannom Center

New mammography suite provides better images, a little pampering for patients

Castellaw to combine Toyota, Ford dealerships

Voters to consider constitutional amendment on hunting, fishing rights

Caring for the Greatest Generation - Dyersburg WWII veteran takes part in trip to view D.C. memorial

Sex offenders warned not to participate in Halloween activities

* November

Dyer County favors GOP in state races

Mayors keep posts in smooth election; 3 Dyersburg aldermen ousted

Federal agents and local law enforcement carry out early morning operation

Feed the Need marks 1-year anniversary Friday; volunteers needed

Public hearing on shooting range takes fire from Viar residents

Suspects named in drug round up, announcement of newly formed West Tenn. Violent Crime Task Force

Port secures remaining $3 million

$10,000 reward offered for info on cotton fire

Harvest Baptist Church marks 10th year of participating in Operation Christmas Child

County commission to hear rehab ministry's plan for old jail

Joint committee meeting addresses insurance claim against city

Holt sworn in as U.S. Marshal for Western District of Tenn.

Suspect shot after allegedly assaulting dad

Residents experience rash of auto burglaries

Team Dyer County presents conference on reducing obesity in Northwest Tenn.

County mayor encourages participation in Veterans Day

Chimes for Charity passes goal, brings in more than $42,000

City board meeting: Attorney invoice sparks discussion

Possible lawsuits on the horizon for easement, booster club questions

Charges dismissed against man linked to double murder

Vietnam veterans reveal strength of friendship 40 years later

Accused shooter in parking-lot robbery indicted

Local hotel robbed

Fire at Sun Products contained; fireman suffers concussion

Donation adds to library's capital fund

Principal of Year withdraws from race for city schools superintendent

Dyer County receives Three-Star certification under new state system

* December

Investment company fires local financial advisor Rummells

Durbin chosen as City Schools superintendent with 5-2 vote

Pennington Seed and Supply to be featured on 'Tennessee Crossroads'

County planners recommend new guidelines for shooting ranges

DPD forms new Street Crimes Unit

DPD's newest recruit taking a bite out of crime

City hears update on Future City club's finances, grants beer permits

City water plant named 2010 state water treatment center of the year

Christmas in Sorghum Valley starts

City approves $2 million for new emergency radios

Trimble Board of Mayor and Aldermen sworn into office by Sanderson

Resolution on ambulance services to be considered

Veteran's photo sparks interest in meeting

Local resident named TWRA Wildlife Biologist of Year

Woman rescued after search

Rescue Squad holds note burning

2010 Shoot Dyer County photo contest winners named

$10,000 reward still offered for arson info

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Amount of follow-ups to the these headline stories...O

-- Posted by stepreen on Sun, Jan 2, 2011, at 8:56 AM

I thought they were going to show just headline stories not every crappy story they had in the paper all year.

-- Posted by West126 on Mon, Jan 3, 2011, at 3:01 PM

The news story of the year is the evil cyberbullying site Topix (which makes a mockery out of the first amendment) got even worse in Dyersburg this year. Many more lives were destroyed by that site and the state of Tennessee is in need of a strong cyberbullying law.

-- Posted by personwithvoice on Mon, Jan 3, 2011, at 4:01 PM

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