A memorial service will be held Saturday for a White Bluff father and son who were killed in a wreck in Texas. 42-year-old Mark Anthony Glasgow and 17-year-old Christian Lain Glasgow died in a single-vehicle accident Dec. 20 on Interstate 30 in northeastern Texas. A Nashville native, Mark Glasgow worked in the restaurant industry, most recently as a manager for the Captain D’s restaurant in Dickson. A Dickson native, Christian Glasgow attended school in Dickson County and had celebrated his 17th birthday just two days earlier. The Glasgows attended the Empowered Ministries Church in Dickson where both were active in Sunday school, worship, fund-raising and Mark Glasgow had served as leader of the Celebrate Recovery Worship Band. Visitation with the family will be 5 pm until the service Saturday at Taylor Funeral Home. A service to celebrate their lives will be at 7 pm Saturday at Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Jennette officiating. Mark Glasgow is survived by his wife, Kari Magnuson Glasgow; mother, Wanda Carney Glasgow; sisters, Tammy Hogan and Brittany Glasgow; brothers, Marvin Allen Glasgow Jr., Joey Glasgow and Allen Glasgow; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his mother, Christian Glasgow is survived by his grandparents, Judith Dressel Magnuson, Wanda Carney Glasgow and David Glen Magnuson; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his service dog Gizmo. For those desiring, a GoFundMe page has been established for donations to assist the family and memorials can be made at Taylor Funeral Home. The Glasgows were traveling to Texas when their 2002 Buick LeSabre veered into the median of the interstate, rolled over and struck a tree, killing both of them, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Arrangements for Mark and Christian Glasgow are under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home.
The city of Dickson and town of White Bluff restrict the sale and use of fireworks for the New Year’s holiday. Inside the city of Dickson corporate limits, the sale and use of fireworks is limited to Dec. 21-Jan. 5. The discharge of fireworks is restricted to 10 am-10:30 pm within those dates except on New Year’s Eve when fireworks are allowed until 1 am Jan. 1. It is illegal to set off fireworks on public property or on private property without the owner’s permission. Fireworks cannot be discharged within 600 feet of any church, assisted living facility, nursing home, hospital, funeral home or public school. The town of White Bluff requires anyone planning to set off fireworks within the town limits to obtain a permit from the White Bluff Fire Department. While there is no time restriction on the use of fireworks, the sale and discharge of fireworks is limited to Dec. 26-Jan. 5. A violation of any ordinance regarding the use of fireworks is punishable by a fine of up to $50. The towns of Burns, Charlotte, Vanleer and Slayden do not have ordinances restricting fireworks.
Dickson County’s Lady Cougars dominated Perry County for a 77-32 win to advance to today’s championship game of the Above the Rim Invitational at Hickman County High School for the third consecutive year. The Lady Cougars will face Brentwood Academy in a rematch of last year’s title game won by the Lady Eagles. Perry County could not compete with Dickson County’s inside game as post Kailey Rosenbaum led the way with 23 points and 8 rebounds. The Lady Cougars dominated points in the paint in Thursday’s semifinal 32-8 and a 26-11 advantage in rebounding led to a 16-0 margin in second-chance points. Dickson County exploded out of the gate to a 26-13 edge in the first period and led 47-20 at intermission. A 26-8 third period put the mercy rule into effect as reserves closed out the 45-point win. Behind Rosenbaum’s 23, Cierra Smith scored 14 and Emily Beard added 13 as Dickson County hit 10 of 20 three-pointers. The Lady Cougars will face Brentwood Academy at 7 pm Friday for the tournament championship in Centerville. Just prior to that game, the Dickson County Cougars will battle for third place against Franklin Classical. The Cougars fell to Loretto 60-47 in Thursday’s semifinal. After Dickson County held a 12-10 lead at the end of the first period, the Mustangs battled to a 28-25 lead at halftime. Loretto used a 36-25 advantage in rebounds and scored 20 points off turnovers as they steadily pulled away in the second half for the 13-point win. Trey Weidman led Dickson County with 17 points and freshman D.J. Stacey scored 10 while the Mustangs had four players in double figures. Dickson County and Franklin Classical will meet in the battle for third place at 5:30 in Centerville. Coverage on 101.5 The One FM, 1015theone.com and The One FM app begins at 5:15 with the A-1 Signs Pregame Show with the Lady Cougars battling Brentwood Academy for the championship immediately after. Dickson County resumes its regular season hosting Centennial in a District 11-AAA doubleheader Tuesday.
Christmas Classic hosts Summertown gave a rude welcome to Creek Wood’s Lady Red Hawks with a 60-46 victory in Lawrence County Thursday night. Creek Wood will try to close out 2016 with a win against Community High School tonight. The Lady Eagles overcame a slow start to take a three-point lead at intermission, then shut down Creek Wood’s outside game to build a 10-point lead by the end of the third and iced the 14-point win with free throws in the fourth. Elayna Gass had 8 points including a pair of three-pointers to push the Lady Red Hawks to a 19-14 lead in the first period. But Gass and Taylor Moore each hit a trey for all of Creek Wood’s points in the second period while Lauren Graves scored 10 in the first half as the Lady Eagles rallied to a 28-25 halftime advantage. Creek Wood’s outside shooting went cold in the second half, forcing the Lady Red Hawks to battle inside against the athletic Lady Eagles. Graves had her third 5-point quarter as Summertown pulled out to a 47-37 lead heading into the fourth. Creek Wood was forced to send the Lady Eagles to the foul line where they hit 7 free throws to account for more than half of their points in the fourth to hold on for the 14-point win. Graves led all scorers with 15. Lydia Edmondson and Gass led Creek Wood with 11 each while Raegan Hohl had 10 and Moore finished with 8. Creek Wood will face the Community Viqueens at 6:30 pm Friday in the eighth of nine games in Summertown. Coverage on WDKN, wdkn.com and the WDKN app begins with the A-1 Signs Pregame Show at 6:15. Creek Wood resumes its regular season schedule with a doubleheader at Hickman County Tuesday.
Montgomery Bell State Park and other parks across Tennessee will celebrate the New Year with a hike on Sunday. Montgomery Bell’s First Hike will be at 9 am Sunday. Participants can join Ranger Tim Wheatley at the park office and visitors center for coffee and refreshments before kicking off the new year with an easy one-mile hike on the Jim Bailey Nature Trail. The trail is natural surface and participants should dress for the weather and comfort. Montgomery Bell State Park has almost 19 miles in hiking trails, ranging from .2 of a mile on the Campground Trail to 10.4 miles on the Overnight Trail. For more information on Montgomery Bell State Park, visit tnstateparks.com or the Montgomery Bell page on Facebook or call 615-797-9051.