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Old County Jail serves as Correctional Works Center - State Gazette
Area inmates were supervised as they planted flowers outside of the old Dyer County Jail on Tuesday. The building is now serving as the Dyer County Correctional Works Center. Dyer County Sheriff Jeff Box said the flowers were donated by Dyer County High ...
St. Jude Memphis to Peoria runners pass through Dyersburg - State Gazette
Ten runners make up this relay pack just south of Union City heading north on Hwy 51. At 2:05 a.m. Thursday morning, a group of marathoners passed through Dyersburg on their way back to Peoria, Illinois. With an escort of State Troopers, safety vehicles ...
Newbern Neighborhood Watch Program coming soon - State Gazette
For some, neighbors are a source for comfort. For other people, neighbors can be an annoyance. Most people can agree, however, that they want their neighborhood safe. A few years ago, Newbern had put into place a neighborhood watch program, but it has ...
Emergency officials approve inter-local agreement - State Gazette
The Dyer County E911 board met briefly on Tuesday to elect officers, approve an inter-local cooperation agreement and to hear from Dyersburg 911 Director Mark Grant. Board members approved an inter-local agreement with minimum changes from prior years.
DOT Foods partners with Alzheimer's Association to raise funds for a cure - State Gazette
L-R: Dyersburg Mayor John Holden and Scott Ball represented the City of Dyersburg. On Tuesday, DOT Foods hosted a trivia challenge to raise funds to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. That was their No.1 goal. Their second goal was to determine which ...
Library receives portrait of Mark Twain from local artist - State Gazette
Tricia Warren was recently commissioned by a local donor to paint a rendition of a different portrait of Mark Twain that was on display at the DSCC Learning Center. L-R: Library Director Regina Patterson, artist Tricia Warren, and Youth Director Vanessa Cain.
Fitness Tip: Standing Ankle Mobilization - State Gazette
Objective: To promote ankle mobility during a dynamic movement pattern 1. Remove shoes and stand in front of a wall with the feet placed a few inches apart. Lean forward and support the upper extremity with the arms by placing the hands on the wall while ...
Dyersburg kicks off soccer season with annual jamboree - State Gazette
Lady Trojan Destiny Sampson (front) looks to pass the ball while teammate Shae Burrell (back) pursues during a keep-away drill on Thursday afternoon. With school starting back today, the fall sports season is just down the road and the Lady Trojan soccer ...
Dixie Boys state champs headed to South Carolina - State Gazette
The Dyersburg Dixie Boys American League All-Stars are on their way to South Carolina for the 2015 Dixie Boys World Series, which begins this Saturday in Aiken, South Carolina. The team, which won the state tournament at the Ed Wright Baseball Complex on ...
Tennessee Cash Grain - State Gazette
Cash Basis: No 2 Yellow Corn: 7 to 8 cents lower No 1 Yellow Soybeans: mixed Wheat-Soft Red-Jul: 14 cents lower Contract Basis: No 2 Yellow Corn-Sep: 7 to 8 cents lower No 1 Yellow Soybeans-Oct/Nov: 1 to 2 cents lower Tennessee Country Grain Elevators Bid ...
Trimble man charged with attempted murder - State Gazette
A Trimble man has been charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of special-aggravated assault. David Thorpe, 22, was reported to have been driving a silver Chevrolet southbound on Highway 51 on Sunday when he began chasing and ...
At the Shelter - State Gazette
Redd (63724) is terrified. He is heartworm negative. Please save Redd!!! This boy needs out. Redd is a wonderful dog with a beautiful coat and a great personality. Very smart and just wants to please you and be close to you. Please give him a second chance.
'Big Latch On' event encourages local moms to breastfeed - State Gazette
Area breastfeeding mothers are being encouraged to join thousands of other women from different cultures and backgrounds as they simultaneously breastfeed their babies in public. The 'Big Latch On' is a global event where groups of breastfeeding mothers ...
Dyersburg FFA advisor wins Outstanding Young Member Award - State Gazette
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Dyersburg Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor Stuart Watson took home the Outstanding Young Member Award at the Tennessee Association of Agricultural Educators (TAAE) inaugural conference. The conference was hosted July 20-22 at ...
McLean among 12 Tenn. teachers honored by ag organization - State Gazette
COLUMBIA, Tenn. -- The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organiza-tion (NAITCO), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Farm Credit Council announced that 12 general education teachers from around the state have been recognized as recipients of the ...