Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

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

Top Stories of 2009

January
-Commission votes to buy new ambulance
-TBI investigates death of
Rosemary Dyer
-Dale Hollow Lake lowest in 25 years
-Grand Jury returns 17-drug related
indictments
-Woman charged with TennCare fraud
-Pickett County receives wintery weather, schools close due to extreme cold
-Local THP members participate in
Presidential Inauguration
February
-Meth lab found in Greenbriar
-Two arrested while robbery in progress at Byrdstown Hair & Spa
-PCK8 student wins 3rd in state D.A.R.E. essay contest
-Powerful winds cause widespread power outages
-Federal lawsuit filed against Pickett County General Sessions Judge
-Pickett County Lady Cats place 4th in
District
March
-Lady cats biggest win in 20 years,
head to state
-Kenny Flowers wins Pig championship
-New security door at sheriff's department
-Pickett County UCHRA awarded food and shelter funds
April
-Pickett County schools save over $243,000 refinancing bond
-Pickett fugitive captured after being named TBI most wanted
-Circuit Judge John Turnbull resigns for health reasons
-Pickett County Sheriff's Department receive free patrol car
-Pickett man killed on 4-wheeler
-Multiple break-ins to vacations homes
May
-Rabid skunk found in Pickett County
-Pickett Grand jury returns attempted murder charge in Dyer case and the autopsy findings will be presented to grand jury
-Travisville Civil War site dedicated
-Suspect arrested for burglary in vacation home
-Woman dies from falling off Obey River bridge
-Billy Glen Smith wins million dollar lottery
-Plaque dedication held to honor veterans
June
-Three Pickett County students win TTU scholarships
-Sierra Hull awarded full scholarship to Berklee College of Music
-Pickett Relay for Life raises $47,500
-Family celebrates homeownership month and receives addition to home
July
-Dangerous meth lab found in Moodyville Apartment
-Pickett County honors DAV Hull/York Chapter 5
-Dogs reunited with rightful owner after five month long dog controversy
-2nd Annual Pickett County Fair held
-Good Neighbors Theatre acquires new home
-Military marker thief receives multiple sentences
August
-Pickett County Care & Rehab residents visit zoo
-Pickett County schools have five new
teachers
-Cooper recycling expands with new
shredder facility in Monroe
-Pickett Grand jury indict three
-Pickett County EMS/Fire Department
receives FEMA award

September
-New barge on Dale Hollow Lake
-Small meth lab found in Five
Fingers community
-Pickett Co. Grand Jury return more
indictments
-Pickett Co. fallen firefighter honored at
Tennessee Fallen Firefighter memorial
-Toddler accidently ran over by vehicle
-Pickett Sheriff's Department attend
in-service training
October
-Fire destroys Pall Mall home
-4th Annual Elisha Cummings
walk for cure held
-Congressman Davis visits with Neal
family in Washington
-Pickett County earns Three-Star
certification
-Groundbreaking at Cordell Hull for
Artifact Storage Facility
-Inmates work and create stone wall at courthouse
November
-Sells handcrafted wagon takes
him on final ride
-Veteran honored at Mighty Eighth
Air Force Museum
-Sen.Corker visits Pickett County
-Tour bus stops for Bluegrass at Dixie
-TVA identifies route for Byrdstown
transmission line

December
-PCHS students perform at TTU
Instrumental Symposium
-278th leave for camp Shelby for training
-Man charged with large number of
burglaries in Upper Cumberland
-Monroe man convicted of TennCare fraud for third time
-Vehicle fleeing from law causes accident
-Pickett Co. Care & Rehab residents receive puppy for Christmas

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