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Household hazardous waste pickup Saturday at fairgrounds

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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Dickson County Saturday. The collection event will be 9 am-1 pm at the Dickson County Fairgrounds. Since the program's inception in 1993, more than 322,000 households statewide have properly disposed of more than 21 million pounds of waste. Household
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Funeral Thursday for former police Chief John Baggett

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[caption id="attachment_16138" align="alignleft" width="212"]John Baggett John Baggett[/caption] A funeral will be held Thursday for former Dickson Police Department Chief John D. Baggett. Mr. Baggett died Monday at the age of 86. He served with the Dickson Police Department for 26 years, including 22 as chief. Mr. Baggett also
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Standley pleads not guilty to credit card fraud charges

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[caption id="attachment_15565" align="alignleft" width="230"]Melissa Lee Standley Melissa Lee Standley[/caption] The former president of the Humane Society of Dickson County pleaded not guilty to four counts of credit card fraud and faces a trial early next year. 49-year-old Melissa Lee Standley of Walnut Street in Dickson remains in the
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Feb. 13 trial set for man charged in woman’s beating death

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[caption id="attachment_14206" align="alignleft" width="189"]Keianthony Mignon Garrett Keianthony Mignon Garrett[/caption] The felony murder trial of Keianthony Mignon Garrett was scheduled for next year during his arraignment in Dickson County Circuit Court Monday. Appearing by closed-circuit television from the Dickson County Jail, 21-year-old Garrett said he cannot afford to hire
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Attorney appointed for woman charged with child abuse

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[caption id="attachment_14943" align="alignleft" width="240"]Nicole Kathleen Berglan Nicole Kathleen Berglan[/caption] A Dickson County woman charged with aggravated child abuse after giving birth to a baby with methamphetamine in her system says she has been unable to hire an attorney “due to the severity” of the charge against her. Nicole
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Trial set for man charged with shooting at deputy

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[caption id="attachment_8355" align="alignleft" width="250"]Nelson Ochoa-Puentes Nelson Ochoa-Puentes[/caption] A Honduran man charged with shooting at a Cheatham County deputy is now scheduled to stand trial early next year. 34-year-old Nelson Yojeni Ochoa-Puentes was scheduled to stand trial on a charge of attempted first-degree murder in July, but at a
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Funeral Wednesday for former Commissioner Bill Lankford

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[caption id="attachment_16091" align="alignleft" width="106"]Bill Lankford Bill Lankford[/caption] A funeral will be Wednesday for former Dickson County Commissioner William E. “Bill” Lankford. Mr. Lankford died Sunday at the age of 81 after a battle with cancer. A Burns native, Mr. Lankford served 32 years on the quarterly court and
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Ex-White Bluff councilman charged with child pornography

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[caption id="attachment_16086" align="alignleft" width="194"]Brandon Shay Gossett Brandon Shay Gossett[/caption] The White Bluff councilman who resigned last month has been arrested on child pornography charges. 27-year-old Brandon Shay Gossett was arrested Friday night on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor for possession of child pornography and aggravated sexual
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