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CASA director speaks to Drug Free Coalition tonight

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[caption id="attachment_15631" align="alignleft" width="199"]Rachel Spencer Rachel Spencer[/caption] The director of a volunteer group that advocates for children in the court system will be the guest speaker at Thursday's Drug Free Dickson Coalition meeting. The coalition meets at 6 pm tonight in the conference room of the Dickson County
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Murphree named Region 7-5A Player of the Year

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Dickson County High School senior quarterback Jacob Murphree's record-setting season earned him the Region 7-5A Player of the Year Award in voting by region coaches. Three other Cougar football players were named to the All-Region Team and four earned Honorable Mention. The honors were announced at Tuesday night's annual DCHS football banquet. Despite a 3-7
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Creek Wood hosts Harpeth tonight, visits Camden Friday

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Creek Wood High School hosts Harpeth tonight in the second of three basketball doubleheaders this week. Creek Wood swept Stewart County in its home debut Tuesday to open District 11-AA action. Harpeth visits Charlotte in a non-district matchup beginning at 6 pm Thursday. Creek Wood hits the road for a district doubleheader at Camden Friday.
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Teen killed, 17 families displaced by apartment fire

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[caption id="attachment_17779" align="alignleft" width="227"]Nadia Lizbeth Garcia (from Facebook) Nadia Lizbeth Garcia (from Facebook)[/caption] An 18-year-old girl died and 17 families were displaced when fire broke out at a Dickson apartment building Tuesday morning. The Dickson Police Department, Dickson Fire Department and State Fire Marshal's Office are investigating the
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Funeral Saturday for former DCHS coach Kevin Tuck

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[caption id="attachment_17776" align="alignleft" width="219"]Kevin Tuck Kevin Tuck[/caption] A funeral service for former Dickson County High School basketball coach Kevin Tuck will be held Saturday. Coach Tuck died Monday at the age of 55 at Centennial Medical Center where he was being treated for a heart problem. A 1979
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Woman gets probation for stealing, using credit cards

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A Dickson woman was placed on probation for two years after pleading guilty to stealing two credit cards and using them to make 27 purchases for more than $700. 40-year-old Contessa Sierra Previtera of East Hunt Street pleaded guilty in Dickson County Circuit Court to two misdemeanor charges of theft while 26 charges of fraudulent
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Creek Wood sweeps Stewart County in home opener

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The Lady Red Hawks made a successful home debut under new head coach Sam Jones as Creek Wood swept a District 11-AA doubleheader from Stewart County Tuesday. The Lady Red Hawks jumped out to an early lead and then held off the Lady Rebels by hitting crucial free throws down the stretch. Creek Wood was
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Lewis sets career high for assists, passes 1,000 points

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[caption id="attachment_17769" align="alignleft" width="200"]JeQuan Lewis drives to the basket against UNC-Asheville. (photo courtesy VCU) JeQuan Lewis drives to the basket against UNC-Asheville. (photo courtesy VCU)[/caption] Former Dickson County Cougar JeQuan Lewis set a career high for assists and led Virginia Commonwealth University to an 81-70 come-from-behind victory over
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Games canceled after former coach Kevin Tuck’s death

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Tonight's Dickson County High School basketball games with Harpeth have been canceled following the sudden death of former Cougar coach Kevin Tuck. No new date has been announced, according to DCHS Athletic Director Jay Powlas. Tuck died early Monday morning in a Nashville hospital where he was being treated for a heart problem. A 1979
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Court upholds 20-year term, denial of plea withdrawal

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A state appeals court has upheld the 20-year sentence and a judge's decision to not allow a man to withdraw his guilty plea to a vehicular homicide charge. In an opinion filed earlier this month, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals ruled 56-year-old Terry Lynn Brazzell understood his plea agreement and that Dickson County Circuit
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