The Cannon Blast


Solid Waste Department Hours
The Current Hours of Operation at the Cannon County Convenience Center:
CLOSED Sunday & Wednesday
7 AM to 5 PM Monday & Tuesday & Saturday
9 AM to 7 PM Thursday & Friday
Only household waste will be accepted at the Convenience Center. There will no longer be any building materials accepted or cardboard pickup provided. Please make note of any changes.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Sunday Mornings &
Sunday & Wednesday Evening
If you drink alot that's your business.
If you want to stop that's ours.
Meetings are on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. at Stones River Hospital Cafeteria. Sunday evening and Wednesday evening meetings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Call 615-653-7914.

Celebrate Recovery
Tuesdays 6:30 PM
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

Flags for Sale
The American Legion Post 279 in Woodbury is selling flags and accessories. The monies raised from the sale of these flags goes 100% back to our Community, our Youth and our Veterans, in Cannon County. We have available an assortment of all sizes and all types of flags - United States Flags, State Flags, Military Service Flags; and all sizes of flag poles.
The United States Flag 3'x 5' nylon is $25
The United States Flag 4"x 6" is .50 each or $5 a dozen The military services/branches flags are $30 each.
We can get you any State Flag, different size flags and different size flag poles, including indoor sets.
JIM STONE 615-563-6111, BRENT BUSH 615-563-2691, BRITT KNOX 615-904-5644, OR PENNY DANIELS 615-563-6729.

Clearfork United Methodist
Church Dinners
First Saturday Night of Each Month
1721 Big Hill Road, Gassaway
Clearfork Methodist will begin its monthly dinners on Saturday, January 7. Suppers will be once a month on the first Saturday with hours 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu features catfish or chicken tenders with choice of pinto, white or green beans, hush puppies, cabbage slaw or veggie salad, french fries, homemade desserts and drink. Carry out dinners are available by calling 615-563-1415.

CSBG Funding Available to Assist
Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Program has funding available to immediately assist applicants in need due to a temporary emergency situation. Applicants must be income-eligible and show their need for service based on guidelines for each program.
You may qualify for a one-time payment if you are 60 ears old or above, disabled, a family caregiver, or have a child under the age of six. You may qualify for a one-time payment toward rent, mortgage, electric, water, or food assistance if you have a household with one member working at least 29 hours or more a week.
(931) 528-1127

GED Prep Class
Adams Library Every Tuesday 5:30 PM
Every Tuesday at 5:30 pm GED preparation class in the Jennings Community Room at Adams Memorial Library. Ongoing, self-paced and individualized, please attend any Tuesday you can.

Thru August
The City of Cookeville Department of Leisure Services' Third Thursday Concerts at 7:30 p.m. at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion in Dogwood Park, 30 E. Broad St., Cookeville. More concerts are planned for July 20 and Aug. 17. All are free. A different band is featured each month, covering a variety of music genres. For more information, call 931-528-1313.

Red Barn Restaurant Songwriter Night
Every Other Friday
Red Barn Restaurant, Bradyville TN
Beginning May 5, 2017, Nashville performing artist Cyndi Washburn will host a singer/songwriter night at the Red Barn Restaurant; located at 11174 Jim Cummings Hwy. in Bradyville, TN. Sign-ups are at 5:30 and the music is featured from 6pm to 8pm. All genres of music are welcome. This is a perfect opportunity for aspiring artists to share their original music in an intimate setting and family friendly atmosphere. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend. The songwriter night will be held every other Friday evening. Please email redbarnsongwriters@gmail.comwith questions or additional information.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club AmateurRadio Exam Session
A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, June 29th, 2017 - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.
Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the
club's webpage at
2017 DCCARC Meeting Dates Subject to Change
July 30th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Smithville, TN
August 31th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Woodbury TN
September 28th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Smithville, TN
October 26th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Woodbury TN
November 30th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Smithville, TN
December 28th, 2017 - 6:30 PM Woodbury TN

Saturday Market, Friday Night Live, Summer Party
July 7th with Entice
August 4th with Skyline Drive Bank
September 1st with Everyday People
For more information visit


July 4th 2017 @ 5PM
Cannon Community 4th of July Celebration
Cannon County, Town of Woodbury, City of Auburntown and The Hilton Stone American Legion Post 279 & the Sons of Squadron extend an open invitation to all. Plenty of fun, food, drink, friendship and patriotic music. Admission is free. Please bring a non-perishable food item {flour, sugar, cooking oil, powdered milk, instant potatoes, peaches, pinto beans, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, canned meat or peant butter} to be donated to the Cannon County Emergency Food Bank.

Cannon County Senior Center Music Night -- July 7th
Friday, July 7 Rode West performing
Friday, July 21 with Gilley Brothers Performing
Admission is $5 and doors open at 6 p.m.

Funny Girl
July 7th - 9th and 14th-15th
at the Manchester Arts Center starring Kerri Kairdolf as Fanny
Directed by Abbey Anchanattu. Choreographed by Rebekah Streich. Music direction by Jamie Harden. Producers - Jeanne Edwards and Jennifer Dennison.
Go to to purchase tickets.

Plainview Baptist Church VBS will be July 9th - 13th @ 6pm and Family Night on the 16th @ 6pm

Auburntown Baptist Church VBS
July 10 - 14



Reverse Raffle & Dinner
Arts Center of Cannon County
August 5th; Dinner 6PM; Show @ 7PM
For more information on this event 615-563-2787