Red Hawks roll over Sycamore 86-50 despite missing two starters due to sickness

Creek Wood’s Red Hawks overcame missing two starters due to illness Friday night to roll past Sycamore 86-50 and remain undefeated. Coach Charles Taylor’s Red Hawks started three juniors and freshman Coulter Dotson with senior Isaac Edmondson who only recently returned from a football season injury with Easton Aldridge and Tyler Turpin out sick. Despite […]

Former Sen. Summerville arrested during court appearance on 3 misdemeanor indictments

Former state Sen. Jim Summerville was arrested Thursday morning after being indicted on three misdemeanor counts stemming from his earlier brushes with the law. Summerville was scheduled for preliminary hearings in Dickson Municipal Court Thursday on six charges arising from three previous arrests in September and October. After waiting an hour and a half for […]

Arguments on suppressing murder confessions delayed due to defendant Long’s ‘medical issue’

Arguments over whether a Burns man’s confessions that he beat his wife to death with a hammer will be allowed in his trial were postponed to next month because of an undisclosed medical problem. Morris Lynn “Moe” Long II, who turned 25 on Saturday, was scheduled to appear in Dickson County Circuit Court Wednesday so […]

Incest charge dismissed because conception of child took place prior to 4-year statute of limitations

An incest charge against a Burns woman who reportedly admitted her stepfather was the father of her six children was dismissed Wednesday because the prosecution determined the act of conception likely occurred prior to the four-year statute of limitations. Dickson County Circuit Court Judge David Wolfe granted defense attorney William Wade’s motion to dismiss the […]

Multiple local chances for last-minute visits, pictures with Santa Claus coming up Saturday

Santa Claus will be making several local appearances Saturday with plenty of opportunities for last-minute wish lists and pictures. Through the magic of Christmas, Santa will be stopping for breakfast in Dickson 9-11 am, pancakes in White Bluff 7-10 am, pictures at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum 8-10 am and pictures at The Renaissance Center […]

Dickson Co. Jail administrator turns self in after being indicted for sexual battery by authority figure

The administrator of the Dickson County Jail turned himself in Wednesday after being indicted on a charge of sexual battery by an authority figure. 50-year-old Capt. Robert Donald Young was booked into the facility where he worked until October. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond, according to a release from Dickson County Sheriff […]