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Final commission votes tonight on paying off loans, moving Dickson County Election Office

The Dickson County Commission is scheduled for final votes tonight on using surplus funds to pay off some loans and moving the Dickson County Election Office. At its work session earlier this month, the commission gave preliminary approval to using about $1.4 million of unbudgeted surplus funds to pay off three small loans immediately, and… Read more »

Defense tries to keep autopsy photos, pictures of dead baby out of Edward Benesch’s murder trial

During a suppression hearing in Dickson County Circuit Court Friday, the defense sought to keep a jury from seeing about 75 photographs the prosecution plans to use in the murder trial of Edward Joseph Benesch II. Defense attorney Olin Baker argued that the photographs are either irrelevant or so inflammatory as to outweigh their value… Read more »

Dickson County Cougars get first District 11-AAA win of season 50-47 at Centennial’s homecoming

Friday’s trip to Franklin saw Dickson County’s Cougars break through with a 50-47 win over Centennial. For coach Jason Tigert’s Cougars, it was the first District 11-AAA win of the season, first win of 2015 and snapped a five-game losing streak. The Lady Cougars started their second tour through the district with a 68-21 win… Read more »