Former Cougar JeQuan Lewis scores 13 in debut as 18th-ranked VCU’s new starting point guard

In his first start as 18th-ranked VCU’s new point guard, former Dickson County Cougar JeQuan Lewis scored 13 points and had four assists in the Rams’ 72-60 win at George Mason Wednesday night. Sophomore Lewis stepped into the starting lineup after VCU lost senior Briante Weber to a season-ending knee injury Saturday. Coming off the […]

Promise Land, museum present film, book and talk series for Black History Month observance

To celebrate Black History Month, the Promise Land Community Club and Clement Railroad Hotel Museum present four special programs on Wednesday afternoons starting today. The Black History Month Series starts with a two-part screening of the documentary “Freedom Summer 1964,” which depicts the efforts of several civil rights organizations to conduct voter registration drives in […]

Commission passes agreement to begin paying all of magistrates’ salaries with city contributions

The Dickson County Commission has tentatively approved an agreement to assume responsibility for handling the payroll for five of the county’s judicial commissioners. Under a memorandum of understanding presented at Monday night’s work session, the county will issue the paychecks for the commissioners, also known as magistrates, while the city of Dickson will begin reimbursing […]

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. […]