Volume 52, Number 40

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 1, 2015

Top Stories of 2008

-Pedestrian struck, killed near Static
-Four charged with drug possession
-Pickett County among the first in state to use back up paper ballots
-Fire destroys building in Static
-Pickett K-9 Deputy Flash dies of natural causes

-Powerful winds ravage county; fire during power outage
-Pickett residents donate to tornado victims in Macon Co.
-Bobcats are district champions

-Pickett County once again without power
-Fire at Evan's Place leads deputies to discover liquor
-Pickett County gets new drug dog

-Local musician earns role in upcoming movie
-PCHS Top Three named
-Pickett's Copeland signs with FHU baseball

-TDOT announces decision on US 127 North project
-Gibson resigns from DA position
-Pickett Grand Jury returns 33 drug related indictments

-Man wanted for burglary here killed during Sparta robbery
-Stolen military bronze foot markers recovered
-Pickett Relay For Life raises $46,000
-TVA plans for new transmission line

-Accident in Kentucky kills Byrdstown man
-Current Pickett Register of Deeds Phyllis Ford passes away
-Farmers Market to be completed in 2009
-Pickett jobless at 8.8% for month
-New business in town
-First fair held in Pickett County
-Byrdstown woman stabbed in fight

-UPS drop off location at Pickett County Courthouse
-First Republican caucus held in Pickett County
-Candidates announce for Pickett Register of Deeds
-Juvenile Diabetes Walk set

-Town square finally gets paved
-Two arrested in Pickett County for TennCare fraud
-VEC worker injured after tree falls on bucket
-New School board member sworn in
-Enormous crash scene causes Highway 111 to shut down

-Randall A. York to fill vacancy in the 13th judicial district
-Tip leads Pickett Sheriff's Department to marijuana
-BMC welcomes new FNP Marcy Little
-Former Pickett Countian resigns from THP
-Illegal alien deported after drug roundup
-Lee receives Bronze Medal

-Pickett County earns Three Star certification
-Dangerous drug stolen from a Pickett County Ambulance
-Ford takes office

-Governor Bredesen announces Litter Grant for Pickett
-Family in need after house fire
-Butler, Gibson among 39 new troopers to Highway Patrol
-Former night spot burns


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