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Dekalb County Newswire

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  1. Man caught after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Lebanon Democrat

    Just before midnight Saturday, Richard Clayton Baxter, 33, fled from Watertown police after he was pulled over by a Watertown officer for a possible DUI, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, which ultimately made the arrest. The report states Baxter fled to Interstate 40, traveling east through Wilson, Smith and into Putnam County where he exited I-40 at Silver Point onto Highway 56 and was stopped in DeKalb County after spike strips were deployed.

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  2. Fatal stabbing in DeKalb County, TNRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    The man accused in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend in February is now facing a more serious charge in a DeKalb County courtroom. The DeKalb County Grand Jury on Monday indicted 42 year old Anthony Tyrone Crews on a charge of first degree murder in the death of 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 on Thursday afternoon, February 5. At the time of his arrest on the evening of the stabbing, Crews had been charged with second degree murder.

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  3. Body of female found in Center Hill Lake IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Although no foul play is suspected, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department is still awaiting findings of an autopsy before issuing a statement on how 21 year old Lauren Taylor Agee died. The Hendersonville woman's body was found Sunday afternoon by a fisherman on Center Hill Lake near the Still Point Boat Ramp across from Pates Ford Marina.

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  4. Body of woman found in Center Hill LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    DeKalb County Sheriff Patrick Ray told partner station WJLE that 911 received a call at 4:43 p.m. that a fisherman had found a body in the lake near Still Point Boat Ramp across from Pates Ford Marina. "The body recovered was that of a young lady.

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  5. Man caught after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Lebanon Democrat

    Just before midnight Saturday, Richard Clayton Baxter, 33, fled from Watertown police after he was pulled over by a Watertown officer for a possible DUI, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, which ultimately made the arrest. The report states Baxter fled to Interstate 40, traveling east through Wilson, Smith and into Putnam County where he exited I-40 at Silver Point onto Highway 56 and was stopped in DeKalb County after spike strips were deployed.

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  6. HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    A group of community leaders are standing behind former DeKalb Schools' Superintendent Crawford Lewis, protesting a judge's handling of the case. Led by former DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown, the group of leaders gathered at the DeKalb County Courthouse gazebo in Decatur on Oct. 28 to hold a news conference and oppose DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker's actions.

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  7. Motorcycle fatality in nearby DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Floyd Tilley of Woodbury was traveling south on Short Mountain Highway near Lee Braswell Road when he left the road and struck a utility pole. DeKalb EMS responded along with members of the Short Mountain Station of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department, and Sheriff's Department.

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  8. Storms swiftly moved through Middle Tennessee TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    In the area around Center Hill Lake in the Four Seasons Community, a travel trailer overturned with three persons inside. Members of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department and DeKalb EMS responded along with the Sheriff's Department.

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  9. Decatur Lunch and Learn to Focus on Making Oral HistoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Patch.com

    ... of Decatur from decades past, or other stories of interest that future historians and those interested in DeKalb County history would be interested in learning about in later generations. 'The Where, When and How of Doing Our Own Oral Histories,' ...

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  10. Trial of former UCDD director delayed -- againRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Herald-Citizen

    ... to delete audio recordings of all UCDD meetings. Askins prepared a false statement, which was read by former DeKalb County Executive, Mike Foster, who at the time was the chairman of the UCDD executive committee and board of directors, at a UCDD ...

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  11. Bomb Threat FALSE at nearby medical office in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A suspicious package found in front of the Medical Specialty Office building near DeKalb Community Hospital Wednesday morning turned out to be a brief case containing personal belongings of the owner. But when it was found, the building was evacuated and the hospital perimeter placed on lockdown for several hours as a precaution until the briefcase could be examined.

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  12. Police team up with DeKalb County communityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Daily Chronicle

    Detective Jeremy Grubbs, DeKalb County Crime Stoppers liaison, dusts a spray paint can for latent prints Friday at the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. Detectives are looking for tips through Crime Stoppers leading to information on recent vandalism and burglaries at B&O Used Auto Parts in Sycamore.

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  13. Sad news out of DeKalb County - Three horses die in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    Lieutenant Brian Williams of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department told partner station WJLE that firefighters were called to the scene at 7:51 a.m. The owner of the barn is Billy Hendrixson but Jeffery Carter had it rented. According to Lieutenant Williams, the cause of the fire is undetermined but it swept through the barn quickly and was well underway by the time firefighters arrived.

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  14. DeKalb County Board approves jail expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board has approved a $35 million borrowing plan to finance expansion and renovations at the county jail. County officials plan to sell bonds no earlier than September, but most likely in November or December.

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  15. New superintendent takes officeRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Green, who was sworn in by Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams in his courtroom at the DeKalb County Courthouse, said his arrival "begins a new chapter" in the district, Georgia's third-largest district with 100,000 students. Green said he is thrilled to begin his work with DeKalb Schools and that he will immediately concentrate on his No.

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  16. Couple allegedly used 8-year old to smuggle drugs into a Middle TN JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    A DeKalb County prisoner and his wife were sentenced in Criminal Court Tuesday, June 23 on charges of introducing contraband in a penal institution after trying to use their eight year old child to smuggle a pill into the DeKalb County Jail. 24 year old Justin Dale Estes and 30 year old Ashley Nicole Estes each received a three year sentence.

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  17. Hearing scheduled today for DeKalb County man accused of kidnapping and murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... ctim who suffered severe bruises to her face. The preliminary hearing for Minor is set to begin at 9:00 at the DeKalb County Courthouse. The judge has set Minor's bond at $500,000.

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  18. H. Nestor Stewart, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Http

    McMinnville, TN resident and DeKalb County, TN native H. Nestor Stewart, age 87, was born March 31, 1928 and died June 23, 2015 at Raintree Manor following a brief illness.

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  19. Trampus LawsonRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... of Baxter; his mother and stepfather, Kelly and Michael Tripp of Livingston; his wife, Patty Lynn See of DeKalb County; his son, Dorian Tre Lawson of Livingston; four stepchildren, Loretta See of Smithville, Elizabeth See and Cheyenne See, both of ...

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  20. James FoutchRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    A memorial service for James M. Foutch, 93, of Ann Arbor, Mich., and formerly of Cookeville, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at DeKalb County Memorial Gardens, 2700 McMinnville Hwy., in Smithville. If ever there was a man who deserved the moniker "Gentleman Jim" it was James Foutch.

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