Posts By: Chris Norman

Red Hawks complete sweep through District 11 with 31-point win over Montgomery Central

Creek Wood’s top-ranked Red Hawks stayed on course with their 10th straight District 11-AA win by beating Montgomery Central 87-56 Thursday night in Charlotte. After winning their first nine district games by an average margin of 30.8 points, the 19-0 Red Hawks handed the Indians their second district loss with a 31-point margin. The Lady… Read more »

Mendy Neal pleads not guilty to murder and arson charges for husband’s 2012 death, trial set Aug. 3

The attorney for Mendy Powell Neal entered not guilty pleas to charges of murder and arson during an arraignment in Dickson County Circuit Court. 34-year-old Neal of Firetower Road in Tennessee City did not appear during Monday’s arraignment as Judge David Wolfe scheduled her trial for Aug. 3. Powell was indicted last month for first-degree… Read more »

Judge wants update on competency of Burns man accused of beating elderly mother to death in 2011

A judge has asked for an updated status report on the competency of a Burns man charged with the 2011 beating death of his elderly mother. Assistant District Attorney Carey Thompson reported Monday in Dickson County Circuit Court that doctors at the Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute are of the opinion that 55-year-old Jurgen Horst… Read more »

No. 1 Creek Wood Red Hawks in a tight battle with Montgomery Central, Waverly for top spot in district

Despite their undefeated record, number-one ranking and overwhelming dominance of district opponents, the Creek Wood Red Hawks are still embroiled in a tight battle for control and the top spot in District 11-AA. The 17-0 Red Hawks have won their nine district games by an average margin of 41.3 points but are still only one… Read more »

Truck driver charged with vehicular homicide for June wreck that killed 16-year-old Andrew Morton

The driver of a tractor-trailer in a wreck that killed a Dickson County teenager has been charged with vehicular homicide after blood tests allegedly showed he was under the influence of an intoxicant. 32-year-old Daniel Taylor Maupin of Pikeville, Tenn., was indicted last month on two counts of vehicular homicide for the June 12 wreck… Read more »

Detective testifies Vanleer Alderman Albright arranged meeting for sex with 13-year-old girl

A detective testified at a hearing Tuesday that Vanleer Alderman Westley A. Albright responded to a post on an Internet site catering to people wanting to have sex with children and spent over two months emailing and chatting with the detective posing as a 30-year-old mother offering her 13-year-old daughter for sex. Det. Scott Levasseur… Read more »

Last-second shot misses as Cougars suffer third one-point loss of season 33-32 to Ravenwood

At the midway point of the District 11-AAA schedule, the Dickson County Cougars and Lady Cougars find themselves at completely opposite points. With a 63-32 win over Ravenwood Tuesday, coach Eve Hamilton’s sixth-ranked Lady Cougars are on top of the standings at 6-0 and 19-1 overall. After suffering their third one-point loss of the season… Read more »