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DCHS kicks off preseason action with booster club barbecue and McGavock scrimmage tonight

The start of the school year means it’s also time for football. As students head back to school today, local middle and high school teams will get the chance to hit someone other than teammates tonight with the first scrimmages, including the annual Dickson County Athletic Booster Club barbecue and scrimmage at Dickson County Stadium…. Read more »

Saturday’s Heels and Handbags Sale offers deals on shoes and purses to help Imagination Library

The Dickson County Imagination Library is hosting its annual Heels and Handbags Sale on Saturday. The sale will be 7 am-noon at the Dickson County Adult Education Office at 220 McLemore Street in the former Oakmont Elementary School behind Dickson Middle School. The sale features gently used shoes and purses donated to help support the… Read more »

Nunnelly man killed, Dickson woman arrested on drug charges after shootout with Illinois police

A Hickman County man was killed and a Dickson woman arrested on drug charges following a shootout with police in rural Illinois Tuesday. Christian County, Ill., Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp says 25-year-old Josh A. Edwards of Nunnelly shot a police officer and then was killed in a shootout with Illinois State Police SWAT officers at a… Read more »

New attorneys seek delay in custody decision while they review history of Sonya McCaul case

A change in attorneys by her former foster parents prompted a delay in finalizing custody of 10-year-old Sonya McCaul. Lucas Davidson, an associate with the Hall Booth Smith law firm, told Dickson County Juvenile Court Judge Andy Jackson Wednesday that his firm now represents Kim and David Hodgin in their efforts to adopt Sonya again… Read more »

More than 8,000 students return to classroom tomorrow for 2014-15 school year’s first day

More than 8,000 Dickson County students are expected when the new school year begins tomorrow. Students in first through 12th grades will start the new school year with a full day on Friday. Kindergarten students will begin Aug. 11 and pre-K classes start Aug. 14. Maintenance and Transportation Director Gary Kimmons reported at last week’s… Read more »

First Baptist Church 2014 Summer Expo features vendors, meal, prizes, speakers and Craig Morgan

First Baptist Church in Dickson is hosting a Summer Expo on Saturday that features more than 50 exhibitors, activities for kids, keynote speakers, food and live entertainment featuring country music singer Craig Morgan. Admission is $5, which includes a meal, tickets for door prizes and the expo events. The meal and vendor expo will be… Read more »