Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Top Stories of 2008

January
-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

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

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

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

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

June
-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

July
-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

August
-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

September
-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

October
-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

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

December
-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

TOP STORIES

Minutes from the Town of Byrdstown July 14th meeting - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, July 14, 2014 at... Keep Reading

Concerned parent questions policies and procedures during Pickett County School Board meeting - The Pickett County Board of Education met Monday, July 14th, 7 p.m. at the office of the director of... Keep Reading

County Commission looking for ways to increase revenue - By: AMANDA HILL BOND, PUBLISHERThe Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session Monday, July ... Keep Reading