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Police say tips helped lead to arrest of suspect in exposure incident involving 12-year-old girl

The Dickson Police Department reports that several tips have led to the arrest of a suspect who allegedly exposed himself in two incidents earlier this month. 36-year-old Gregory Scott Barnum of Big Sandy, Tenn., has been charged with felony indecent exposure. He was being held in the Dickson County Jail on $50,000 bond. In a… Read more »

TBI says suspect pointed toy gun at Dickson Co. Sheriff’s Office detectives before being shot

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the Nashville man who was shot and wounded by a Dickson County Sheriff’s Office detective Wednesday pointed a toy gun at the officers who were trying to arrest him on a warrant for probation violation. 43-year-old Fred W. Jarvis Jr. was released from the hospital after being treated for… Read more »

Nebraska judge continues hearing on Hodgins’ motion to be included in custody deliberations

A Nebraska judge continued a hearing Wednesday on a request by a Dickson County couple to intervene in the awarding of final custody of 10-year-old Sonya McCaul, the child at the center of an emotional two-state custody battle. With custody of Sonya now transferred to the state of Nebraska, her former foster parents have petitioned… Read more »

Over 330 local students might not get to play without school system using non-faculty coaches

More than 330 Dickson County students possibly would be unable to participate in a school sport or other extracurricular activity if not for the school system’s use of non-faculty personnel. In a report presented to the school board last week, Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said 12 school athletic programs currently are led by… Read more »

Thursday morning fire destroys aquarium maker and fish supplier, kills 6,000 tropical fish

An early morning fire destroyed two Dickson County businesses and killed thousands of tropical fish. Flames consumed the structures for Glasscages and Mandalay Fish at 1500 East Piney Road in southern Dickson County around 4 am Thursday. Glasscages manufactured custom-designed glass and acrylic fish tanks, aquariums and terrariums. Mandalay Fish specialized in the sale of… Read more »

Dickson County’s unemployment rate drops to 6.4 percent for August

Dickson County’s unemployment rate dropped almost a full percentage point from July to August. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports that 1,570 Dickson County residents were receiving benefits during August for a rate of 6.4 percent. That is down from 7.1 percent in July and a full point lower than the 7.4… Read more »

Dragons close season 34-12 over Whitthorne, earn rematch with Lewisburg for conference championship

Dickson Middle School’s Dragons blew out Whitthorne 34-12 Thursday night to wrap up the regular season and secure a rematch with Lewisburg for the Big South Conference Championship. The 5-1 Dragons will host Lewisburg in Homer Hamdorff Stadium Oct. 4. The Tigers are 6-1 with a game remaining at Bridgeforth Middle next week. Lewisburg’s only… Read more »

DCHS and CWHS celebrate Homecoming on Friday

HOMECOMING 2014 SCHEDULES Friday, Sept. 26 Dickson County High School 9:00 am – Pep Rally Floats on display after Pep Rally 11:30 am – School Dismisses (DCHS and all feeder schools) 1:00 pm – Homecoming Parade Begins at Dickson Middle School, passes through downtown and ends at DCHS 6:30 pm – Coronation of Queen Katey… Read more »

Dickson County detective shoots, wounds hiding suspect while serving warrant in Hickman County

A Dickson County Sheriff’s Office detective shot and wounded a suspect while serving a warrant in Hickman County Wednesday. According to a statement issued by the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the shooting. Nobody else was injured in the incident and the name of the… Read more »