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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 »

THA presents Horizon Medical Center CEO John Marshall with 2014 Distinguished Service Award

The Tennessee Hospital Association presented its top award to TriStar Horizon Medical Center CEO John Marshall during its 76th annual meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center last week. Marshall received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor presented by the organization, which recognized the achievements of 21 individuals. The award recognizes leadership… Read more »

DCHS opens Eve Hamilton’s last season and Jason Tigert’s second season in Columbia tonight

Dickson County High School opens its 2014-15 basketball season in a Hall of Fame Classic doubleheader at Columbia tonight. Thursday marks the beginning of the end for Lady Cougar Coach Eve Hamilton, who has announced this will be her last season. Husband and assistant Coach Henry Hamilton retired from teaching last year but remains on… Read more »

Mayor signs resolution to begin paying elected officials in Burns effective with new terms Dec. 1

Starting with the new terms of office that begin next month, the mayor and commissioners in Burns will be paid for their service in the elected positions. Under a proposal approved in September, the mayor will be paid $150 and each commissioner will receive $50 for each regular monthly meeting attended. State law requires that… Read more »

Dickson Christmas Parade set for 2 pm Nov. 30; White Bluff Christmas Parade is 4:30 pm Dec. 13

Dickson and White Bluff have announced the dates and themes for the annual Christmas parades. The downtown Dickson business association will present its annual parade at 2 pm Sunday, Nov. 30, with the theme “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The town of White Bluff presents its annual electric Christmas parade at 4:30 pm Saturday, Dec. 13,… Read more »