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26th annual Dickson Stampede Days Rodeo shows at 8 pm Friday and Saturday at fairgrounds

The 26th annual Dickson Stampede Days Rodeo will be at 8 pm Friday and Saturday at the Dickson County Fairgrounds. Presented by 5M Rodeo Co., the rodeo will feature competition in eight events sanctioned for championship points by the International Pro Rodeo Association as well as junior barrel racing and kids’ mutton bustin’ on both… Read more »

Man with 4 DUI convictions gets 15 years in plea bargain for April 2013 wreck that killed girlfriend

A Dickson man with four previous DUI convictions was sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday for a 2013 wreck that killed his girlfriend. 36-year-old Nicholas Hardin Creech of Ridge Road pleaded no contest to aggravated vehicular homicide in Dickson County Circuit Court for the April 19, 2013, wreck that killed 35-year-old Monday Michelle Schreiber… Read more »

Election commission denies ballot lawsuit claims as chancellor slated to hear arguments Thursday

In a response to attorney Mitch Dugan’s lawsuit to get in the Aug. 7 race for Dickson Municipal Court judge, an attorney for the Dickson County Election Commission denies that the five-member board acted illegally in refusing to place his name on the ballot. The response filed Friday by county attorney Kirk Vandivort denies Dugan’s… Read more »

Lewis Orcutt seeking return to Burns commission, 2 more join race for three White Bluff council seats

Former Burns Commissioner Lewis Orcutt has picked up a petition to seek another two-year term while two more candidates have begun qualifying in the race for three town council seats in White Bluff. According to a report from the Dickson County Election Commission, Orcutt of Chestnut Drive picked up a petition to seek a two-year… Read more »

House of Hope and New Beginnings holding town hall meeting to discuss mission for crisis center

The board of directors of a proposed family crisis center will host a town hall meeting Thursday night to explain the organization’s mission and answer questions about the proposed facility. The House of Hope and New Beginnings will hold the meeting at 7 pm Thursday at the Dickson County Emergency Medical Services building at 284… Read more »

Election office gets back $3,600 of $10,000 budgeted for two early voting satellites this fall

The Dickson County Election Commission is left to determine whether it will have enough funds in its budget to offer more than one early voting satellite location before this fall’s elections. Administrator of Elections Linda Medley told the county commission’s Budget and Budget Advisory committees during Monday night’s public hearing on the budget that $12,525… Read more »

Stuart-Burns to get 3rd principal in 3 years after Rhiannon Mason pursues ‘other options’

Stuart-Burns Elementary School will be getting its third principal in three years following the resignation of Rhiannon Mason. Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said Mason resigned as Stuart-Burns principal “to pursue other options” within the Dickson County school system. The board of education posted the principal’s position Thursday with a deadline of noon Friday… Read more »

County finishing year with extra funds from fire, loan payoff agreement, disaster reimbursement

As Dickson County nears the end of the fiscal year, adjusting last year’s estimates for the 2013-14 budget to reflect what turned out to be the actual revenue and expenses requires housekeeping amendments to be approved by the county commission. Accounts and Budgets Director Don Hall presented several amendments for all county budgets other than… Read more »