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  1. DeKalb Woman Arrested After Newborn Tested Positive For DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTVF Nashville

    A DeKalb County woman is one of the first in Middle Tennessee to be jailed for doing drugs while pregnant. Law enforcement agencies can now seek criminal charges under a new law that went into effect last July.

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  2. 14-Pounds of marijuana in nearby DeKalb County, TNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A 74 year old Dowelltown man who obtained a package through the mail at the Liberty Post Office last August containing fourteen pounds of Mary Jane appeared in DeKalb County Criminal Court this past Monday. John Harris, charged with possession of a schedule VI drug, received judicial diversion probation for a period of two years and was fined $2,000.

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  3. Head-on crash injures threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Http

    ... of the other vehicle, Timmy Hendrixson, 43, of Smithville was taken to Cookeville Regional Medical Center by DeKalb County EMS. The wreck happened Saturday on Highway 56 near Evins Mill Nursery. According to Highway Patrolman ... If you are a ...

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  4. Crowds gather for officer appreciation dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | WTVM

    ... "We want the community and police to come together." Back in February, protesters set up tents outside of the DeKalb County Courthouse because they were concerned about an officer involved shooting involving Kevin Davis who lived in DeKalb County. ...

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  5. Sycamore may revisit male sober house voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote today to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living house. On Wednesday, DeKalb County Board members voted to ask City Council members to reconsider their vote against granting a special use permit to allow the county to operate the group home in a house at 491 E. State St. The facility would house male alcoholics and drug addicts who are working to rehabilitate themselves through the county's Drug and DUI Court program.

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  6. Marvin Wayne Poss, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Http

    ... Wayne Poss, 87, formerly of McMinnville, died Friday, March 13 at his residence. He was born Feb. 1, 1928, in DeKalb County and was a retired truck driver, and a member of Newtown the Baptist Church. Mr. Poss was preceded in death by parents, Elmer ...

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  7. Sycamore City Council could revisit sober house voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote Monday to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living house. On Wednesday, DeKalb County Board members voted to ask city council members to reconsider their vote against granting a special-use permit to allow the county to operate the group home in a house at 491 E. State St. The facility would house male alcoholics and drug addicts who are working to rehabilitate themselves through the county's Drug and DUI Court program.

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  8. Sycamore council denies permitRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Daily Chronicle

    ON Monday, the Sycamore City Council voted to deny DeKalb County's request for a special-use permit to operate a sober living home in this house at 491 E. State St. Sycamore. SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday denied the county's request for a special use permit to turn a residential property into an all-male sober living house and removing it from the city's tax roll, sending the county back to the drawing board.

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  9. Dekalb Sheriff's Office Invites Public Comment During Law Enforcement Reaccreditation ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Patch.com

    The public is invited to participate in a review of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. . DKSO will undergo a comprehensive on-site review of its Field, Court and Administrative Services divisions March 23-26, 2015.

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  10. Vernon W. ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... Wiley Scott and Roy Scott. Mr. Scott was a farmer and former policeman. He lived in the Dismal Community of Dekalb County. Funeral services will be 11 am Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will ...

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  11. Hoping my friend Ben can continue his storytellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... is much truth to that statement. Let me tell you about Ben Herman, a person who fits the role. A native of DeKalb County, Ben is a legend of sort for his friendly personality, his storytelling, musical ability but most of all for "just being Ben". ...

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  12. Judge: Nicholle Martineza s statements fair game in DeKalb stabbing caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Chronicle

    Attorney Loren Blumenfeld stands beside his client Nicholle Martinez, a Sycamore woman accused of trying to fatally stab her estranged husband's girlfriend in an apartment complex parking lot, as he asks Judge Robbin Stuckert to reduce bond during a hearing Tuesday at the DeKalb County Courthouse. SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez's statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn't enough for DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert to toss all the statements she made afterward.

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  13. Judge: Woman's statements after stabbing fair gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez's statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn't enough for DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert to toss all the statements she made afterward. Martinez, 42, of the 1800 block of Kerrybrook Court in Sycamore, is accused of trying to fatally stab her estranged husband's girlfriend on Sept.

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  14. Morton man to appear in court on assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – A Morton man who threw a clipboard at the registration clerk at Kishwaukee Hospital is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court on assault charges today. According to a news release, Andrew W. Linder, 22, of the 600 block of Taylor Street in Morton, was brought to Kishwaukee Hospital for alcohol intoxication about 2 a.m. Sunday.

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  15. Wilburn Looney, 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Http

    Wilburn Looney, 85, of the Johnson's Chapel community of DeKalb County died Thursday night, Feb. 19, at DeKalb Community Hospital.

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  16. Police: Cortland man charged with burglaryRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    Zachary Devers, 21, of the 400 block of Guy Lane, Cortland, was charged with residential burglary, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, criminal damage to property and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. DeKALB – A Cortland man accused of breaking into a woman's home and sleeping on her couch until she returned home early Saturday is expected to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court today.

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  17. Bond Raised for murder suspect in nearby DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    One week after being charged with second degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend, 42 year old Anthony Tyrone Crews made his first court appearance in court on Thursday under tight security at the DeKalb County Courthouse. Crews stands accused of killing 28 year old Ashley Bain, whose body was found lying on the floor of a bedroom at the home she and Crews shared at 3870 Cookeville Highway, Smithville last Thursday afternoon, February 5. During the brief hearing in General Sessions Court today, Judge Bratten Cook, II increased Crews' bond from $250,000 to one million dollars and set his next court date for March 5th.

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  18. 8-AA tourney could be anyone's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... at 7-7, Cannon County at 6-8 and Macona SCounty at 6-8. But Livingston Academy also lost to Macona SCounty, Dekalb County (4-10) and Central Magnet. Upperman fell to Central Magnet and Livingstona SAcademy twice. "As far as the girls go," said UHS ...

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  19. Fatal stabbing and then a fire in nearby DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Two days after a fatal stabbing of a woman in nearby DeKalb County, members of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department were summoned to 3870 Cookeville Highway, where a Chevy Tahoe caught fire and burned Saturday morning. The Tahoe reportedly belongs to 42 year old Anthony Crews, the man charged with second degree murder in the stabbing of his girlfriend, 28 year old Ashley Bain.

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  20. DeKalb Police calls in GBI on Kevin Davis caseRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | On Common Ground News

    ... begin at 5 p.m. at Kevin Davis' former home in Decatur, where he was shot, and culminating in a rally at the DeKalb County Courthouse at 6:30 p.m. "While I'm relieved and thankful that Chief Alexander has had a change of heart, we are not finished ...

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