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Dyersburg Electric president expresses concern over home solar installations

On Wednesday, the Dyersburg Electric System Power Board convened for their November meeting. With no items of old business to attend to, the agenda turned to new business, which was presented by DES President and CEO Stephen Lane. Lane presented one item of new business, a bad-debt charge-off in the


DSCC faculty and staff presented Outstanding Alumni Awards

DSCC faculty and staff honored as Outstanding Alumni Oct. 13 included (from left) Tracie Langley, Lisa Hayden, Nicole Shanklin, Mandy Fisher, Rebecca McCaslin, Dr. Charlene White, Rebecca Reeves, Joanne Phillips-Edley, Charles Norsworthy, Beth Micke, Dalton Osborne, Ashton Ligons, Timothy Hathcock a

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 06:00:00

Office on Aging hosts annual Thanksgiving luncheon

The Dyer County Office on Agings annual Thanksgiving luncheon was held on Wednesday. The meal, open to the communitys senior citizens and disabled, was attended by approximately 100 local residents, who were fed turkey, dressing and all of the fixings. BRANDON HUTCHESON On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the D

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 06:00:00

City finance committee OKs DFD request, communications agreement

On Thursday, the City of Dyersburg Finance Committee convened in the upstairs conference room of City Hall. The main topic of discussion on the agenda was the review of the First Quarter Financial Statements. Various department heads were also in attendance. Is there anything that looks like it [wil

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 06:00:00

Health Council discusses updates, upcoming events

Tuesday morning, the Dyer County Health Council convened for its quarterly meeting. Items on the agenda included updates on RAHHABE, Life Maze, TN Strong, and coordinated school health. In addition, Health Council members discussed upcoming events, including Healthier TN, Trapped and the Great Ameri

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 06:00:00

McIvers Grant to host Christmas on Sesame Street event

With the holiday season right around the corner, McIvers Grant Public Library, located in downtown Dyersburg, will host a free, family-friendly Christmas on Sesame Street event on Monday, Dec. 4 from 5:30 6:30 p.m. The event will be open for children in 5th grade and under. The Christmas on Sesame S


Advising and registration open for spring 2018 at DSCC

Registration for spring 2018 classes at Dyersburg State Community College is currently open for all current, new and readmitting students and will last through Jan. 17. Students are encouraged to register for classes as soon as possible to ensure best class selection. Advisors are ready now to meet


Tax Increase Considered For Williamson County Schools

Dense Fog Advisory issued November 15 at 6:09PM CST expiring November 16 at 12:00AM CST in effect for: Dyer, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion LIVE: Tim & Faith Speak At CMHOF Exhibit Williamson County has been known for the quality of its schools, and with so much growth in Williamson County and so many fa


Kai Poke in Huntington and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

A build-your-own poke bowl served over quinoa at Kai Poke in Huntington. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan With a resurgence of warmth (well, temperatures higher than the 40s) coinciding with the last weekend before the culinary hoedown of Thanksgiving, the moment is ripe for meals that are light, inex

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 13:00:00

Farmer's Chicken & Ribs opens in Huntington Station

Farmer's Chicken & Ribs specializes in "Roastafied" chicken -- skinless parts that have been marinated, lightly battered and then fried in a pressurized cooker. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus Ever since Royal Kabab & Grill closed in 2011, I've been keeping my eye on the Huntington Station st


Huntington vets build homes to aid others in need

Huntington Station veteran Jerome Robinson, ninth from left, stands with the 2017 VetsBuild graduating class at the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center Nov. 13. Photo by Sara-Megan Walsh Veterans who have served our country are proving in Huntington Station they can also learn the skills to help


Families grieve for 2 young men apparently murdered by MS-13 gang

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Javier Castillo, 16, of Central Islip, from St. John of God Roman Catholic Church in Cental Islip, on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Kerin Pineda and Javier Castillo were just children when they left their home years ago, running from MS-13 and the g

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Long Island hires and promotions: Lindsay Ragona, CN Guidance and Counseling Services

Lindsay Ragona of East Islip, quality improvement coordinator at CN Guidance and Counseling Services in Hicksville, has been promoted to program director.BOARDS Dr. Harris Nagler of Manhattan, who is with the Smith Institute for Urology in Lake Success and Manhattan, has been named president of the

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 13:08:59

National Adoption Day is a 'dream come true' for these Suffolk families

A handful of Suffolk County families entered courtrooms Friday and emerged in celebration as new parents, brothers and sisters. Friday marked National Adoption Day, a key event for adoptive families and adoption advocates nationwide. At Suffolk County Family Court in Central Islip, amid teddy bears,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 23:30:25

Bus drivers' union sets vote on agreement with Baumann for Nov. 28

Unionized drivers who went on a nearly two-week strike that affected four Nassau County school districts agreed Friday to put a proposed agreement with Baumann & Sons Buses Inc. to a ratification vote on Nov. 28. The action came a day after the drivers ended the strike that disrupted the transportat

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 01:22:46

2 arrested in Kings Park underage alcohol sales, Suffolk cops say

Police said they looked at nine businesses in the Fourth Precinct during their investigation and seven were found to be in compliance. Two people have been charged with selling alcohol to minors during a monthlong investigation, Suffolk County police said. Authorities said they have arrested Thomas

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 19:07:00

Arrest warrant issued for Lawton porch pirate

The larceny occurred on November 9th. The suspect was caught on camera taking a package off of the victim's porch. The crime was showcased on KSWO the following day. Detectives and Crime Stoppers have since received tips identifying the suspect as Javier Roman. A warrant has been issued for the arre

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-17 20:12:45

Lawton student defeats the odds, chases his dreams

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - One Lawton student who has been fighting an uphill battle his entire life is encouraging his peers to follow their dreams. 16-year-old Cameron Smith is a student at Eisenhower High School. He loves to play ragtime music on the piano and has written over 400 of his own composition

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-18 03:56:16

CCMH collects 10,000 cans for the Lawton Food Bank

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Comanche County Memorial Hospital donated around 10,000 cans of food to the Lawton Food Bank today. They made it a challenge for all the departments within the hospital. The department that donated the most cans even won a golden can award. Department Manager Noelle Bowen says thi

KSWO.COM - 2017-11-17 20:47:50

The 44th annual Harvest Craft Show is this weekend in Lawton

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head on out to the 44th Annual Harvest Craft Show. Starting tomorrow, you can shop for a variety of items like from candles, to jewelry, clothing and wooden toys. About 180 vendors will be on hand-one is even coming down from Min