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Creek Wood graduate dies from injuries in wreck

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[caption id="attachment_15825" align="alignleft" width="156"]David Western (from Facebook) David Western (from Facebook)[/caption] A Creek Wood High School graduate from White Bluff died Monday from injuries suffered in a Saturday morning wreck. A funeral for 18-year-old David Michael Western is scheduled for Friday. According to a report by Tennessee Highway
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Fiddler Hoot Hester, 65, dies after battle with cancer

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[caption id="attachment_15822" align="alignleft" width="169"]Hoot Hester (from Facebook) Hoot Hester (from Facebook)[/caption] Former Grand Ole Opry fiddler and founding member of The Time Jumpers Hoot Hester died Tuesday after a year-long battle with cancer. A Dickson County resident, Mr. Hester was 65 years old. An accomplished musician, Mr. Hester
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Swap and Shop–August 30, 2016

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Sponsors:  Carl's Transmission, Double D Outdoors, Bishop Bookkeeping, Dickson Fishing, Dickson Building Supply
  1. For sale–home interior pictures, marble top table round $30, 2 occasional tables $20  ea.–615-732-8099.
  2. For sale–2 occasional tables $10 ea. 615-210-3515.
  3. For sale--Kukur tank sprayer 25 gallon with boom and orchard $175--6154413184.
  4. Free to good home 3 year old dog--6159391901.
  5. For sale-- two Michelin tires for sale.
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THP says alcohol use investigated in fire truck wreck

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The preliminary report by the Tennessee Highway Patrol says alcohol might have been involved in Saturday's wreck of a fire department tanker on its way to a house fire. Vanleer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Scotty Ingham said he learned of the allegations Tuesday morning and two firefighters have been suspended. The preliminary report released by
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Authority to take lead role in water service assessment

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With the Sylvia-Tennessee City-Pond Utility District in management transition, the Water Authority of Dickson County has agreed to take the lead in a study to improve service that was requested by Mayor Bob Rial. In a letter sent to the boards of directors of both utilities Thursday, Rial said STCP Chairman Larry Overton informed him
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Holley says Dickson can’t change jurisdiction mid-term

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In his letter addressing security concerns with Dickson Municipal Court, Judge J. Reese Holley takes issue with city officials considering changing the jurisdiction of the court. Dickson Municipal Court currently holds general sessions jurisdiction, which means it can conduct preliminary hearings on felony charges and hold bench trials on misdemeanor violations of state statutes. If
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Dickson County’s average composite ACT score drops to 19.4

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After hitting a five-year high last year, the composite ACT scores for Dickson County students dropped to 19.4 for the class of 2016. According to data from the Tennessee Department of Education, the statewide average score for juniors who took the test last year is 19.4 out of a possible 36. The report says only
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Center holding job fairs for ConAgra today, Zaxby’s Sept. 8

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The Dickson County Career Center at Workforce Essentials is hosting job fairs for two local employers. There will be a job fair 8 am-3 pm today for ConAgra Foods. One of the nation's largest food producers under a variety of brand names, ConAgra Foods acquired the Odom's Tennessee Pride company in 2012 and operates a
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