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Mendy Neal indicted for murder and arson for husband’s 2012 death in fire that destroyed home

Mendy Powell Neal was arrested Tuesday after being indicted on murder and arson charges for the 2012 fire that killed her husband. The Dickson County Grand Jury indicted Neal on charges of first-degree murder, felony murder and aggravated arson. The 34-year-old was arrested Tuesday at her place of employment in Nashville. The indictments charge Neal… Read more »

Crafts, toy sale, auction, Olaf part of Imagination Library’s Breakfast with Santa 9-11 am Saturday

The Dickson County Imagination Library will host Breakfast with Santa Saturday morning at the Adult Education building in the former Oakmont Elementary School on McLemore Street. The organization’s largest annual fund-raiser, Breakfast with Santa will be 9-11 am Saturday and will feature multiple activities for children as well as a used toy sale and silent… Read more »

Lady Cougars get double digits from four players in beating Summit to remain undefeated

Dickson County’s Lady Cougars showed their offensive versatility as four players scored in double figures for a 58-43 win over Summit in Spring Hill Tuesday night. Coach Eve Hamilton’s Lady Cougars remain unbeaten at 7-0 and pick up their second straight District 11-AAA victory. The Lady Spartans fall to 4-8 with the loss in their… Read more »

6 Dickson stores pay penalty, 1 chooses 14-day suspension for beer sales to underage informant

Six Dickson businesses have paid civil penalties while a seventh chose to have its beer permit suspended for two weeks after being charged with selling alcohol to an underage informant. The seven stores in the city were cited following a Sept. 30 compliance sweep by the 23rd Judicial District Drug Task Force using grant funds… Read more »

Commission sets procedure for filling Spencer’s 6th District vacancy at its Jan. 5 work session

Dickson County commissioners will fill the 6th District vacancy left after last month’s death of Benny Spencer at their Jan. 5 meeting after approving the election procedures last week. The commission unanimously approved a proposal presented by attorney Brian Ragan at their monthly work session last Monday. Spencer, who was elected to his fourth four-year… Read more »

State Rep. David Shepard to be commencement speaker at TCAT-Dickson graduation next week

State Rep. David Shepard of Dickson will be the commencement speaker at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson’s graduation ceremony next week. The ceremony will be at 3 pm Tuesday at Dickson First Baptist Church at 2501 Highway 70 East and is open to the public. A pharmacist and small business owner, Shepard was elected… Read more »