Posts By: Chris Norman

Grand jury hears evidence but defers decision on 2012 fire death investigation until next session

The Dickson County Grand Jury recently heard evidence from an investigation into a 2012 fire death but deferred action to hear more testimony. The report issued by the November term of the grand jury confirms it “heard testimony regarding the investigation into the death of Matthew Neal on July 11, 2012.” 50-year-old Neal died in… Read more »

McEwen woman faces DUI, child endangerment charges for allegedly driving drunk with 3 children

A McEwen woman faces three counts of child endangerment after allegedly driving drunk with three children in her car. 32-year-old Falin S. Campbell of Wildwood Lane was indicted by the Dickson County Grand Jury on two counts of DUI and three misdemeanor charges of child endangerment. The indictment alleges Campbell was stopped by Dickson County… Read more »

Roberts sisters lead DMS Lady Dragons to fourth win 31-24, Dragons bounce back at West Wilson

Dickson Middle School’s Lady Dragons remained unbeaten as the Roberts sisters led a 31-24 victory at West Wilson Thursday night. Coach Kelsey Hamilton Mullinicks’ squad extended its win streak to 4-0. The Lady Dragons held a three-point lead at the end of the first period but Ryann Roberts sank a three-pointer as part of her… Read more »

TSSAA Board of Control approves new football region alignments as proposed for DCHS, CWHS

Despite several proposals to revise the alignments, Dickson County and Creek Wood’s region opponents for football starting next season will remain as originally presented earlier this month. The TSSAA Board of Control approved region alignments for all six classifications with only a handful of changes at its meeting Thursday. There were three attempts to move… Read more »

Ex-Cougar Jacob McElyea finishes college soccer career in Cumberland’s 2-1 tournament loss

Dickson County High School graduate Jacob McElyea concluded his collegiate soccer career Thursday night when Cumberland University fell to St. Catharine College 2-1 in the Mid-South Conference Tournament semifinals. A 2011 DCHS grad and son of Paul and Mitzi McCallister, McElyea played in 47 games during his four years at Cumberland, starting 20 for the… Read more »

Commission to begin process of selecting interim replacement for Spencer at Monday’s meeting

The Dickson County Commission will begin the process of filling the 6th District vacancy on the 12-member commission at Monday night’s regular meeting. The open seat was created by the sudden death of long-time Commissioner Benny Spencer just hours before the commission’s work session Nov. 3. The 70-year-old Spencer had been battling kidney disease and… Read more »