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Lady Cougars dominate Christmas tournament, escape with 78-73 overtime win over Lady Bobcats

Dickson County’s Lady Cougars dominated the Above the Rim Christmas Invitational in Centerville, taking the championship 72-38 over Spring Hill last Tuesday. Coach Eve Hamilton’s Lady Cougars moved into the top five in Class AAA in several rankings with back-to-back wins over Brentwood and Overton to improve to 16-1. Since their loss in the championship… Read more »

Cougars snap 11-game losing streak with 53-42 Above the Rim tournament win over Milan Bulldogs

The loud snap coming from Centerville Tuesday afternoon was the Dickson County Cougars ending their 11-game losing streak by beating Milan 53-42 in the seventh-place game of the Above the Rim Christmas Invitational. But the Cougars were unable to keep the momentum going Friday in a 67-44 loss to Brentwood followed by a 60-46 defeat… Read more »

Moody’s is second major bond rating service to announce upgrade in Dickson County’s rating

In recognition of Dickson County’s continued improvement in its financial condition, Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded the county’s bond rating from A1 to Aa3. With the county about to borrow $6 million for a school facilities improvement project and planning for additional capital projects, Mayor Bob Rial said last week’s announcement by Moody’s means the… Read more »

Local agencies to hold DUI checkpoint somewhere on Highway 46 for New Year’s Eve celebration

Several area law enforcement agencies and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be conducting a Multi-jurisdictional DUI Sobriety Checkpoint on one of Dickson County’s busiest roads on New Year’s Eve. Using grant funds from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office, the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, Dickson Police Department, Burns Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol will set… Read more »

RTA confirms new bus service begins Monday, mayors Rial and Weiss to greet first commuters

The Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee has confirmed that it will begin a new weekday commuter bus service between Dickson and Nashville Monday morning. In a statement to be released Tuesday, RTA says Route 88X Dickson Express will consist of two morning departures and two afternoon return trips on weekdays between a temporary Park… Read more »

Basketball triple-header today: Cougars at 11:30, Lady Red Hawks at 3:00, Lady Cougars at 7:00

Dickson County’s four high school basketball teams will wrap up holiday tournament action today and the RFC Sports Network will feature a triple-header of live games. The action starts in Centerville when the Dickson County Cougars face the Milan Bulldogs in the seventh-place game of the Above the Rim Christmas Classic at Hickman County High… Read more »

Lady Cougars advance to tourney championship game with 63-41 win over Harding Academy

Dickson County’s Lady Cougars will play for a holiday tournament championship tonight after a semifinal win Monday. Coach Eve Hamilton’s Lady Cougars trailed early but came back to beat Harding Academy 63-41 in the Above the Rim Christmas Classic at Hickman County High School. The Lady Lions from Memphis led 21-19 after the first period… Read more »