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Election Day Tuesday

Polls will open across the county Tuesday for the DeKalb County Democratic Primary after a sparse turnout for early voting.

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School construction choices narrowed

School construction choices narrowed

The choices have apparently been paired down to three when it comes to the building plans the board of education is pitching to county commissioners.

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Hit the links

Hit the links

Smithville Golf Course opened for business Monday, the damp overcast day still drawing several golfers who were anxious to play a round on opening day.

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Write-in candidates vie to be Alexandria mayor

Alexandria went from having no one showing interest in being its next mayor to having a contested mayoral race this summer.

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Woman given probation for sex with teenage boy

A McMinnville woman was placed on probation this past week for having sex with a teenage boy.

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Offices contested

There will be no free passes back into office as challengers are eyeing unseating of incumbent state leaders this election cycle.

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DWS students do the math

DWS students do the math

DeKalb West School student Alex Antoniak took first place at the Tennessee Tech Math Contest. He was one of 107 students who had entered.

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Community calendar

Amateur radio meeting April 26

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Sheriff's report

A series of domestic incidents were handled by the sheriff’s department this past week as part of the sheriff’s crime report.

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Future of school buildings examined

Eyeing an ambitious building program, the school board is hoping the county commission will share its vision of the future of learning in DeKalb County.

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Making their case

Making their case

An attempted boycott of the inaugural Smithville Review candidate forum amid rumors of question-fixing fell flat this past week with numerous candidates, including all three ...

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‘A Day at the Park’ coming April 21

‘A Day at the Park’ coming April 21

The DeKalb Prevention Coalition (DPC) and DeKalb Community Advisory Board (CAB) are hosting “A Day at the Park” on April 21 from 10 a.m ...

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Smithville FBC to hold free Community Day

Smithville First Baptist Church knows all too well that some people may perceive the congregation as a “country club church.” But Pastor Chad Ramsey and ...

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Community calendar

Martial Arts and Yoga Grand Opening

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Circuit court

Sentences were handed down recently by judges David Patterson and Gary McKenzie in DeKalb County Circuit Court.

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City crime report


Amanda Nichole Smith, 38, of Lebanon was arrested for public intoxication. Police responded to 625 Highland Ave for a disturbance call. Upon arrival officers made ...

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Earth Day celebration set for Sunday

Earth Day celebration set for Sunday

The Upper Cumberland Earth Day Coalition will be celebrating Earth Day from 1 to 5 p.m. April 22 at the Dogwood Park Performance Pavilion ...

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DeKalb West School students 'Kick Butts'

DeKalb West School students 'Kick Butts'

Students at DeKalb West School joined with youth across the nation for the annual Kick Butts Day. The day of activism on March 21 was ...

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Early voting begins

Early voting for the DeKalb County Democratic Primary gets underway today, a number of office races being impacted by the election.

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John Sanders new DCHS b-ball coach

John Sanders new DCHS b-ball coach

The DeKalb County Tigers have a new basketball coach as John Sanders from Smith County was announced as the new boys coach Friday morning.

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