Join Terry Collins and Jeff Barnes for the season finale of The Box Score, DTC Sports’ weekly sports talk show. Watertown Baseball Coach Mark Purvis, Gordonsville Softball Coach Jonathan Bush, and DeKalb County Soccer Coach Dylan Kleparek all join the show this week to talk about their spring sports teams’ upcoming season.

Tune in each week for The Box Score for scores, highlights, and in-depth information, Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. and Friday nights at 6:00 p.m. on DTC3. You may also view them online on DTC3’s YouTube channel or DTC Communications Facebook page.

One of several state-wide Qualifying Rounds of the Fifth Annual Tennessee Songwriters Competition was held for the first time ever at the Harvester Performance & Event Center in Historic Downtown Smithville, Tennessee, on February 2, 2023.  

The event was co-sponsored by the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree, through the efforts of Kim Luton, the new President and Director of the Jamboree board –Kim also arranged for the very prestigious group of judges for the Songwriter Competition event, including:  

Darrin Vincent (of duo Dailey & Vincent, Grammy Award Winner, and Grand Ole Opry Member)

Vanissa Braswell Murphy (past Chair of the Music & Arts Department at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire)

Michelle Canning (Member of the International Bluegrass Music Association and a member of IBMA Songwriters Committee)

James Kee (Member of East Nash Grass, Songwriter, Band Leader of “House Band” at Smithville Jamboree)  

DTC Communications / DTC3 TV was glad to be on-hand to professionally recorded the entire event in 4k with multiple camera angles to air online and on television on the DTC3 TV channel for subscribers to the DTC TV IPTV service. 

It will air on DTC3 at the following times:

Thursday March 9 at 1:00 PM

Friday March 10 at 7:00 PM

Sunday March 12 at 7:00 PM

Wednesday March 15 at 1:00 PM

Thursday March 16 at 7:00 PM

Saturday March 18 at 7:00 PM


Also, you may view it on our YouTube Channel below:

The 20 Songwriters who competed in this round of competition (in order of appearance) at the Harvester were: 

4:36 Soraiya Campbell

9:19 Frankie Thrower 

14:14 Parker Hastings 

18:52 Sarah & Kelly Finck

23:33 Jimmy Garrett 

28:34 Collins Horton 

34:09 Lorianna Carter 

38:03 Todd Perry 

43:27 Alannah McCready

48:30 Tony Banks

52:24 Ellis Griffin

57:26 Garrett Hale

1:01:54 Matt Dillon

1:06:46 Ashley Lynn

1:10:14 Megan Carolan

1:15:11 Lauren Gottshall

1:19:45 Josh Driver

1:25:48 Mick Fury 

1:29:53 Shannon Eastman

1:35:28 Jacob Melton

The winning songwriter who moved on to the regional competition from the Harvester Qualifying Round is Collins Horton, who’s pursuing his dream in Nashville.

1:40:11 Winning Announcement and more songs from Collins Horton

A multitude of thanks to all involved in helping with this great production, especially Bert Driver and Lee Solomon. 

Learn more about the great variety of events at The Harvester

Learn more about Tennessee Songwriters Week

DTC3 is proud to bring you a variety of quality religious programming each week.  Our Sunday programming is being updated this Sunday, March 3rd 2023, to expand Carthage United Methodist Church to an hour-long time slot.  Their new scheduled hour-long timeslot is Sundays at 3:30pm.

Here’s a look at the complete religious programming Sunday schedule:

DTC3 Sunday Religious Programming

Also, be sure to tune in on Wednesday evenings to watch The Country Preacher Man at 6pm and Christpoint Church at 6:30pm.

See our complete Program Schedule here.

We receive a lot of positive feedback from our religious programming line-up. Thanks for watching each week!


The 2022-23 High School Basketball season in Tennessee is officially underway! DTC Sports is set to go with its fourteenth season of basketball coverage on your local channel, DTC3. DTC Sports plans to feature 12 regular-season games throughout the 2022-23 season, with postseason tournament action to follow regular-season coverage. All games will be filmed on the nights they are played and will be replayed in the following days.

The 12 regular-season games that are planned to be filmed are:
Tue. November 22 – DeKalb Co. at Cannon Co.
Mon. November 28 – Gordonsville at Watertown
Fri. December 2 – Gordonsville at Smith Co.
Tues. December 6 – DeKalb Co. at Smith Co.
Fri. December 16 – Cannon Co. at DeKalb Co.
Fri. January 6 – Red Boiling Springs at Gordonsville
Tue. January 10 – DeKalb Co. at Watertown
Fri. January 13 – Watertown at Cannon Co.
Fri. January 27 – Smith Co. at Cannon Co.
Mon. January 30 – Smith Co. at DeKalb Co.
Fri. February 3 – Cannon Co. at Watertown
Fri. February 10 – Eagleville at Gordonsville

Tune in all season for great high school basketball action all season long with DTC Hoops! Watch area high school basketball on DTC3, available exclusively on the DTC TV service! If you don’t have DTC TV in your home, call 615-529-2955 today to watch the best of the basketball season!


It’s back! After a break during the summer, Blackout Bingo is set to return for a brand new season on Monday, September 5!

How do you play? It’s easy! First, stop by your local DTC Communications phone store location and pick up a Bingo card. Then, tune in each Monday night at 6:30 p.m. as show host, J.R. Smith, calls out 63 total numbers over the course of the 30-minute program. If you black out all 25 squares on your Blackout Bingo card, YOU WIN!! Each weekly winner receives a prize from DTC Communications, and the weekly grand prize winner takes home a $50 restaurant gift card! Plus, at the end of each 13-week season, a $250 Visa gift card will be awarded to one of the lucky weekly winners from throughout the 13-week season! It’s fun and it’s easy!! But you can’t win if you don’t play!! So, pick up a Blackout Bingo card at your local DTC Communications phone store today!!

Each weekly episode repeats on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. 

See complete rules for Blackout Bingo at 

Watch Blackout Bingo each week on DTC3, available exclusively on the DTC TV service! If you don’t have DTC TV in your home, call to get more information today at (615) 529-2955, and switch over to the most reliable local TV service available – DTC TV!!

The World Pro Ski Tour (WPST) has announced a documentary series, Life Between the Gates, that will give viewers an inside look at life for racers on the WPST. This nine-part series will profile the world’s best men’s and women’s alpine ski racers as they travel to top ski destinations and compete in the exciting head-to-head race format. The program will air on DTC3 on Friday and Saturday nights at midnight, starting this evening.

This documentary series takes a cinematic approach to detail the early alarms, time spent away from home, the training, the crashes and the drama surrounding professional athletes as they battle it out to create their spot in skiing history. Race fans will also get a glimpse of nightlife and activities at each resort in a holistic version of what the WPST embodies to athletes and their supporters. With professional ski racers hailing from all around the world, including Olympians, World Champions, World Cup Racers and NCAA All-Americans, “Life Between the Gates,” showcases relationships, rivalries and more.

About the World Pro Ski Tour
The World Pro Ski Tour is a nationwide tour of events where professional skiers race side-by-side in a single elimination format. Prize money and an overall World Pro Tour title attract Olympians and professional skiers from around the world. On-site spectators and TV viewers can watch all stops on the Tour in an exciting and easy to understand format.