Plan will offer more funds for fire departments that satisfy incentives for improving protection

For years Dickson County has made across-the-board contributions to the county’s five independent volunteer fire departments, with each receiving $22,000 in the last several budgets. Under a plan presented at the Dickson County Commission’s work session Monday night, the departments can continue to receive that same level of funding or can choose to get additional […]

3 former Cougars in action as LaGrange beats Maryville for USA South title, trip to tourney

The USA South Conference tournament title game Saturday featured three former Dickson County High School Cougars in the Averett University gym in Danville, Va. The LaGrange College Panthers beat the Maryville College Scots 70-64 for their second straight USA South title and a berth in the NCAA Division III national tournament. LaGrange is coached for […]

Seven Dickson County 8th graders participate in first Playmaker Academy TN-KY All-Star Game

Seven Dickson County middle school basketball players participated in the first Playmaker Basketball Academy Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star Game Saturday at Clarksville High School. Playmaker’s Terry Boykin organized the game to feature the talents of 48 eighth-grade players from Dickson, Cheatham, Houston and Montgomery counties in Tennessee and Logan and Todd counties in Kentucky. The 24 boys […]

Lady Cougars grab region crown on Grove free throws, host Rossview in sectional 7:00 tonight

Dickson County High School’s Lady Cougars beat Brentwood 43-42 Saturday night at Franklin High School to claim the Region 6-AAA Tournament championship, set a new school record for wins and give retiring coaches Eve and Henry Hamilton one more home game with tonight’s sectional. Lady Cougar junior LeaLea Carter was named tournament MVP while senior […]

School system forming ‘alternate plans’ if needed to get students back in class Monday

With Dickson County schools closed Friday for the ninth straight day due to hazardous driving conditions left by a winter storm, Director of Schools Dr. Danny Weeks said his staff is working on “alternate plans” to do everything possible to make sure students are back in the classroom Monday. United Christian Academy in Dickson remains […]