Ex-Cougar JeQuan Lewis to become starting point guard after VCU loses Weber to knee injury

With senior Briante Weber suffering a season-ending knee injury Saturday, Dickson County High School graduate JeQuan Lewis will be stepping in as the starting point guard for Virginia Commonwealth University’s 18th-ranked Rams tonight against George Mason. Sophomore Lewis has started only one game in his two years at VCU, this year’s season-opening win against Tennessee. […]

Surplus highway department reserves could fund additional 8.5 miles of paving in current budget

With the county using surplus funds to pay off debt, the Dickson County Highway Department plans to use excess money to do more paving than originally planned this year. Mayor Bob Rial told the county commission’s work session Monday night that the highway department can use $625,000 of its reserves to pave an additional 8.5 […]

Mayor Rial proposes using county funds to provide part-time assistance to state Veterans Affairs office

Dickson County is proposing to use economic and community development funds to pay for a part-time position to assist the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs at its Dickson field office. Mayor Bob Rial proposed at Monday night’s county commission work session allocating $23,000 to create a new position to supplement the current assistance offered by […]

Lady Cougars need win to keep pace with Bruins on Senior Night; Lady Red Hawks seek revenge

It’s Senior Night at Dickson County High School. It’s also the last regular-season home game for Lady Cougar coaches Eve and Henry Hamilton. It’s also must-win for the Lady Cougars to stay tied with Brentwood for first place in District 11-AAA. Dickson County hosts Independence in the final home game of the regular season tonight […]

Williams chooses Shelbyville HS assistant Palmer to become Creek Wood’s new head football coach

Creek Wood High School has named Justin Palmer as its new head football coach. Principal Dr. Andrew Williams made the announcement Friday afternoon after a search that drew interest from more than 50 applicants. Palmer succeeds Chuck Daniel, who resigned in November after 11 seasons leading the Red Hawks. Palmer has spent the last four […]