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Lady Cougars look to strengthen grip on first place in District 11 against visiting Brentwood tonight

Dickson County’s fourth-ranked Lady Cougars hope to put some distance between themselves and Brentwood when the second-place Lady Bruins visit DCHS tonight. Brentwood is 7-1 in District 11-AAA with that only loss coming to 8-0 Dickson County. The Cougars will need their second major upset of the week to win their third straight district contest… Read more »

School board looking into turning operation of all school cafeterias over to private contractor

The school board is considering making Dickson County schools the first county system in Tennessee to turn operation of its cafeterias over to a private company. In response to a request by board member Kirk Vandivort to look at options for enhancing school lunch offerings so more students will choose to purchase them, Director of… Read more »

TriStar presents pledge match for June’s Pet Haven while Tennsco sale will benefit campaign

TriStar Bank President and CEO Ted Williams and TriStar employees presented a check for more than $54,000 to directors of the Humane Society of Dickson County Wednesday as its match to the December fund-raising campaign for June’s Pet Haven and Bark Park. TriStar matched the $54,537.18 raised in the campaign for the new animal facility… Read more »

School board to review security upgrade bids to start phase I, vote on 2015-16 calendar tonight

The Dickson County School Board is scheduled to consider bids for the first phase of its facilities improvement plan and finalize the school calender for 2015-16 when it meets tonight. The bids for the first phase, which includes safety and security upgrades at all campuses, were opened Tuesday. The project includes construction of secure entrances… Read more »

Election commission removes ‘interim,’ makes Roxanne Hagewood administrator of elections

The Dickson County Election Commission removed “interim” and named Roxanne Hagewood as the county’s permanent administrator of elections Tuesday. Hagewood has been serving in the position since the commission terminated Linda Medley in September. After an emotional and sharply divided vote to end Medley’s tenure, the five-member commission voted unanimously to name Hagewood the new… Read more »

Funeral scheduled for 2 pm Wednesday for former White Bluff Councilman, Mayor Lawrence Brown

A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday for former White Bluff Mayor Lawrence Brown. A Burns resident, Mr. Brown died Monday at the age of 80. Authorities believe he might have suffered a medical complication while driving, which led to a single-car accident. Mr. Brown served on the White Bluff Town Council before being elected… Read more »

Cougars stun Franklin 55-43 for second straight District 11-AAA win, Lady Cougars need OT for win

After struggling to a 2-17 record and losing their first six District 11-AAA contests, the Dickson County Cougars have revamped their offense resulting in back-to-back district victories. Coach Jason Tigert’s Cougars stunned Franklin 55-43 on the road Tuesday night, knocking the Rebels into a second-place tie with Ravenwood at 5-3. The Cougars used ball movement… Read more »