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Judge dismisses foster parents’ appeal of juvenile court custody order ruling because it is not final yet

The appeal of a Dickson County Juvenile Court ruling regarding the custody of 9-year-old Sonya McCaul was dismissed earlier this week, but the door was left open for the former foster parents to try again when custody is finalized. Kim and David Hodgin had appealed Judge Andy Jackson’s denial of their request to modify his… Read more »

Weeks names Dr. Anna Ogburn as new assistant principal at Dickson Elementary School

Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks has announced the appointment of Dr. Anna Ogburn as the assistant principal at Dickson Elementary School. Ogburn fills the position vacated when Mandy Roche was named principal in May following the retirement of Eve Larkins. Ogburn had been an assistant principal at Dickson County High School since joining the… Read more »

Kroger seeks small tract from city for another possible expansion of store in 3-5 years

Currently in the middle of a $3.5 million remodeling project, the Dickson Kroger store on Henslee Drive is already looking ahead at “future expansion” that could eventually encompass the entire existing building and an addition. However, the company says it needs to re-acquire a small tract of land behind the building that was deeded to… Read more »

FCE Clubs set ‘Crafts for Scholarship’ workshop July 30 at Cumberland Furnace Community Center

Dickson County Family and Community Education Clubs will host a “Crafts for Scholarship” workshop 9:30 am-2 pm Wednesday, July 30, at the Cumberland Furnace Community Center. Crafts being taught are a knitted ruffled scarf for $8, a fall grapevine wreath for $20 and a concrete leaf for $7. Proceeds benefit the Madeline H. Crockarell Memorial… Read more »

Judge dismisses McCaul’s defamation suit, takes motion on terminating rights under advisement

A defamation lawsuit filed by the biological father of Sonya McCaul was dismissed in Dickson County Circuit Court Monday while the judge said he needs more time to review a request to dismiss a motion to terminate John McCaul’s parental rights. Kim and David Hodgin of Dickson have filed a motion to terminate McCaul’s rights… Read more »