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4-run seventh propels Lady Cougars past Munford 5-1 in TSSAA tournament opener

The Dickson County Lady Cougars used a four-run seventh inning to claim a 5-1 victory over Munford in Tuesday’s opening game of the TSSAA Class AAA softball tournament in Murfreesboro. Dickson County’s Brooklin Lee and Munford’s Sam Scott battled through a pitchers’ duel for six innings before the Dickson County offense exploded in the last… Read more »

Kruse sues state election coordinator after being blocked from ballot in General Sessions race

Dickson attorney Blake Kruse is suing Tennessee’s state election coordinator after he overruled the Dickson County Election Commission by refusing to allow Kruse to be on the Aug. 7 ballot for Dickson County General Sessions Court judge. Kruse has filed a petition in Davidson County Chancery Court asking that Tennessee Election Coordinator Mark Goins be… Read more »

Committees asked to restore overtime funds and raises, take on insurance costs in 2014-15 budget

Dickson County commissioners were asked to consider more money for overtime, paying court-ordered raises and funding insurance costs by various department heads during a brief budget session Monday night. The commission’s Budget and Budget Advisory committees met for the first time since receiving Mayor Bob Rial’s 2014-15 budget proposal two weeks ago. Trustee Glynda Pendergrass… Read more »

Jury will hear Benesch statement ‘It’s all my fault… I killed her kid’ in Sept. 15 trial for toddler’s death

Even if Edward Joseph Benesch II doesn’t take the stand in his upcoming trial for the death of 18-month-old Somarah Smith, the jury will still hear him say, “A little girl’s dead, man. It’s all my fault.” Dickson County Circuit Court Judge Larry Wallace ruled Monday that a spontaneous admission Benesch made during an over… Read more »

2014 Run for the Wall roars into Dickson Monday on way from California to Washington D.C.

More than 250 motorcyclists promoting awareness of several veterans’ issues roared through Dickson County Monday, stopping for lunch on their way from California to Washington D.C. The 2014 Run for the Wall stopped at the Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian Church for lunch around 1 pm Monday. The group was traveling Interstate 40 through Tennessee on the… Read more »

Dickson council, county commission continue talks on 2014-15 budget proposals in meetings tonight

Budget discussions continue for Dickson County and the city of Dickson tonight but no official votes are scheduled. The county commission’s Budget and Budget Advisory committees are scheduled to meet at 6 pm in Charlotte to continue discussion on the $42 million budgets presented earlier this month by Mayor Bob Rial. At its May work… Read more »