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DCHS faces familiar foes in TSSAA’s new region proposal, CWHS to see mostly new opponents

A combination of current and former district opponents will face Dickson County High School in the proposed new football region alignments announced by the TSSAA Friday. Meanwhile Creek Wood High School’s region will take on a whole new look with schools from Clarksville and Nashville. The new regions for six classifications will be presented to… Read more »

Re-elected Burns Mayor Landon Mathis terminates maintenance director, plans to replace police chief

Since being re-elected, Burns Mayor Landon Mathis has fired the town’s maintenance director and announced his intention to name a new police chief. Mathis easily won a second two-year term as mayor over challenger Dean Spurlock 239-131 Tuesday. Mathis confirmed Thursday evening that he fired maintenance Director Steve Greer Wednesday for “insubordination” and on Thursday… Read more »

Summerville’s trial on assault charge set for Dec. 11, appearance on stalking count next week

A trial on the assault by threat charge against state Sen. Jim Summerville has been scheduled for next month along with his public intoxication charge. Summerville, who turned 67 last week, is scheduled to appear in Dickson Municipal Court again next week on a stalking charge, which likely also will be scheduled for trial next… Read more »

Dickson High School grad Sara Peery Kyle wins special election to fill husband’s Senate post

The last woman to win a statewide election in Tennessee, Dickson native Sara Peery Kyle once again was victorious on election night when she claimed a special election to fill her husband’s 30th District seat in the Tennessee Senate. Kyle handily beat Republican George Flinn 18,344-7,040, taking 70 percent of the vote in the heavily… Read more »

DCHS grad Otis Gerron is Austin Peay’s leading rusher as a freshman walk-on for Governors

As Austin Peay State University heads into its Homecoming game against Tennessee State Saturday, the Governors’ leading rusher is 2014 Dickson County High School graduate Otis Gerron. A freshman walk-on at APSU, Gerron has carried the ball 61 times for 407 yards and one touchdown while appearing in eight of the Governors’ nine games. The… Read more »