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Mrs. Jean Northcutt Alexander, 83, of Smithville died Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at DeKalb Community Hospital. A native of Cannon County, Mrs. Alexander was the daughter of the late J. L. (Pete) and Lera Tilford Northcutt.
Cannon County High School girls basketball player Emily Sissom signed scholarship papers at the high school Thursday morning to continue her career at Union University. Sissom averaged 17.8 points per game in 31 points games during her freshman year and 19 ppg. in 32 games during her sophomore season for the Lady Lions.
This week's Joe's Place Male and Female Athletes of the Week for Cannon County High School are junior football player Heath Simons and senior cheerleader Katlyn Patterson.
MURFREESBORO - The Middle Tennessee women's basketball team, ranked in the preseason Top 25 by Lindy's and Athlon Sports magazines, has unveiled its 2009-10 schedule, featuring 13 home regular-season games inside the Murphy Center. The slate features seven schools that reached the NCAA Tournament last March, including the first-four games, and two others who participated in the Postseason WNIT.
MURFREESBORO – Extraordinary is a good description for the Stones River Craft Association’s “Studio Tour”, celebrating its16th year in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County. On November 21 & 22 the owner-artists of nine studios and galleries along with invited guest artists will be open and free to the public for demonstrations and shopping.
This month marks the 222nd anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. On September 17, 1787, 39 men from 12 states signed one of the most important documents in our nation’s history, creating the basis for our freedoms and self-government.
Allowing the sale of beer by stores and restaurants within the Woodbury City Limits was a controversial issue when the Woodbury Mayor and Board of Alderman gave it approval to do so last spring. However, from a financial standpoint at least, it is proving so far to be a good move.
Cannon County fugitives Gerry Campbell and Marilyn Greene may be on the run, but if the company that posted the bond for the pair has any say in the matter, their freedom will soon end.
The Veterans and Concerned Citizens for the Cannon County Veterans (VCCCCV) met in a rather lengthy meeting on September 17th at the Senior Center. The meeting was in preparation for the annual Veterans Day Program at the High School and the ensuing Parade. The date for the activities at the high school is set for November 13 at 7:50 a.m. with the Special Flag ceremony by Principal Tim Knox and all students and faculty.
With one stroke of the pen the Family Support Program is facing extinction in the upcoming 2010-2011 State Budget process. This Program has been serving the needs of the disabled Statewide since 1988 and enables them to stay in their homes and communities. In fiscal year 2009 there were 3,991 families served Statewide and 6,363 on the waiting list. In District 4, which serves the Upper Cumberland, there were 443 families served and 501 on the waiting list.