Volume 51, Number 34

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 21, 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

Flag presented to honor service - State Representative Kelly Keisling presented an American Flag that had been flown at the Tennessee ... Keep Reading

Abbi Buck raises $4,832 to build home for needy family - SubmittedAbbi Buck just completed a one month mission fund for her 16th birthday. After hearing of a... Keep Reading

Town of Byrdstown August 11th meeting - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, August 11, 2014 ... Keep Reading