Mrs. Betty Inez (Denton) Martin, 73, of Woodbury died Jan. 14, 2011.
The Cannon County Cattlemen's Association met on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Cannon County Farm Family School. Kevin Ferguson, MANAGE Agent with The University of Tennessee Extension discussed genetic abnormities found in beef breeds. The information presented during Beef Night at the Farm Family school will assist producers in their future sire selections. Enjoying the fellowship after the meeting were; Cannon County Farm Bureau Agent Ron Poston, Glenn Nave, 4-H Agent Heath Nokes, Joe Young and Farm Bureau Agent Ed Motlow.
All Cannon County Youth Basketball Games will be played as scheduled Saturday (Jan. 15) beginning with 8 a.m. games. Games that were postponed Jan. 8 will not be made up.
A resolution to to remove the law enforcement powers of Cannon County's constables is scheduled to be presented to the county commission Saturday.
It has been brought to my attention, that one or more of Cannon County Commissioners have been discussing the value of constables, and perhaps in violation of the Tennessee Open Meeting law, considering a resolution to diminish their powers.
Saturday's shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in which six people were killed, could not have been prevented, 40 percent of American voters say in a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.
An already rough winter weather-wise has forced Cannon County Schools to use eight of its 11 built-in snow days, including five last week, but not having enough days in the calendar is not the concern, according to Director of Schools Barbara Parker.
Two persons entered guilty pleas to the charges against them Friday in Cannon County Circuit Court, presided over by Judge Don R. Ash.