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Jeffery W. Pernell

April 14, 2016 by Donna Miller Pernell (Register to contact)

Jeff passed away Oct. 10, 2014 from Pancreatic Cancer Jeff's resting place is in White Bluff, Tn.

Todd "Bubba" Lewis

June 8, 2014 by Jason Cunningham (Register to contact)

Just got on to this site.....Unfortunate news. Our friend and my lifelong friend Todd Lewis passed away this morning. The arrangements are for early in the week. I really have no active contacts and only ask those that do to spread the word. Please pray for Todd's family, his girls, an for his mom Dewanda and his dad Clark.
There are so many memories but there ain't no words....
God Bless

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Tre'Vonn Rybka Talks Virginia Tech, Tyrone Nix, and His Recruitment

Until a few months ago, Dickson County (Tenn.) 2020 DT Tre'Vonn Rybka had been a top priority for Virginia Tech, largely because of Tyrone Nix.

Can Dickson County High alumni light up new school sign? The challenge has been issued.  The Tennessean

Dickson County High School alumni have been issued a challenge raise $65000 for a new LED sign at the main entrance to the high school.

DA: Dickson County High student was not strip searched; administrator cleared of wrongdoing  WSMV Nashville

District Attorney General Ray Crouch tells News4 that the Dickson County High School administrator accused of strip searching a female student alone in his ...

Dickson County High School teacher charged with assaulting students  WKRN News 2

A Dickson teacher is accused of assaulting four of his students.

Why was this homeschool team removed from Dickson Co. Schools schedule?  The Tennessean

Homeschool athletic teams were recently removed from competitions at Dickson County schools, then added back after a team representative advocated for the ...

Coach Pruitt, Hudson among inductees in Dickson Co. High Educator Hall of Fame class  The Tennessean

For nearly 50 years, students, faculty, and administrators have been walking the halls of Dickson County High School. Since the opening in the fall of 1972 ...

Dickson Co. Schools rezoning plan finalized, starts in fall  The Tennessean

The rezoning plan for Dickson County Schools has been approved. The plan that school system leaders presented publicly in early January, after several ...

Dickson Elementary's principal Roche moving to new elementary school  The Tennessean

After more than 20 years at Dickson Elementary as a teacher and then administrator, Principal Amanda Roche will keep her principal title but switch to a different ...

Dickson Co. Cougars competing for TN golf title starting today  The Tennessean

Dickson County High School boys golf team is competing for the Tennessee golf title starting today.

Luke Perry: Remember me? Bought cattle years ago. Yes, Dickson remembers star resident.  The Tennessean

Dickson Co. residents look back at the years star Luke Perry lived part-time on 400 acres here. He was seen often and fan of a Sisters Restaurant.

Dickson magnet school possible by 2020  The Tennessean

A new elementary magnet school is being vetted for Dickson County by education leaders, possibly opening as soon as 2020, based on preliminary school ...

Want Dickson OId Timers Day Parade info? Here’s your source.  The Tennessean

For many Dickson County citizens, the most-asked question about Old Timers Day is: What's the parade route? And what time is the parade? Below are answers ...

Dickson County's most-discussed stories of 2018  The Tennessean

The following are some of the most discussed stories in Dickson County in 2018: Joe Clyde Daniels. The morning of April 4 foreshadowed the heartbreaking yet ...

New Burns Middle football coach: Town pride in program important  The Tennessean

The Burns Middle School football team officially has a leader to start and guide the new program -- though the Bobcats currently don't have any players.

Dickson County H.S. introduces new Welcome Center to help keep students safe  WKRN News 2

Dickson County Schools says the Welcome Center will be complete by the time school starts on August 1.

High '5': Dickson Co. Schools earn top TN score  The Tennessean

Dickson County Schools for the first time earned a "5" on the state's TVAAS student growth measuring system.

Haven't seen Dickson's new 126-acre park? Grand opening event is this month.  The Tennessean

A grand opening celebration for Dickson's new 125 Henslee Park will be April 27 with a ribbon cutting, health walk, Tai Chi, dedication of new benches, ...

New Dickson County school year starts today  The Tennessean

Today, youth countywide continue their education. A new Dickson County school year has started. Kindergarten starts a week from now, Aug. 8. Among the ...

Burns Middle School's first principal is Dr. Corey Duke  The Tennessean

Dr. Corey Duke is named the first principal of new Burns Middle School.

Some Dickson County High School Students Upset About Dress Code Enforcement

Some students at Dickson County High School have turned to social media to express frustrations with how the school has enforced its dress code policy.

Nicholas, Brentwood Blow Out Dickson County  Williamson Source

Playing its first road game this season, Brentwood scored an easy 56-7 victory at Dickson County on Friday night. Running back Jordan Nicholas (eight carries, ...

Weiss returns to Dickson County High as vice principal  The Tennessean

Trae Weiss was recently hired as assistant principal at Dickson County High School, returning to his alma mater with plans to inspire students the same way ...

Q&A: Dickson County Lady Cougars basketball coach Erin Webb  The Tennessean

Erin Webb is in her first season as the girl's basketball coach at her alma mater Dickson County. Webb talked with the Tennessean's Chris Pool about her ...

Dickson Council OKs adding 4 school officers, board's approval last hurdle  The Tennessean

The Dickson City Council unanimously approved an amendment to its agreement with the Dickson County School System to add four school resource officers ...

'Bragging rights' at stake in Dickson Co. vs. Creek Wood showdown  The Tennessean

Dickson County and Creek Wood is set for its 10th annual rivalry matchup on Friday. Creek Wood has won the past two meetings.

Dickson County High School students protest dress code rules

Students at Dickson County High School are protesting their school's enforcement of its dress code policy.

Rural Tennessee town remembers star resident, Luke Perry  WREG NewsChannel 3

DICKSON, Tenn. — Emily Murphy remembers the day more than 20 years ago when her father told her to come straight home from Dickson County High School.

Ravenwood Lady Raptors lose to Dickson Co. in 11-AAA semis  Brentwood Home Page

STORY BY JAKE DONOVAN | PHOTO BY DEB SCALLY. Dickson County head coach Erin Webb didn't stick around long enough to take in Brentwood's major ...

61st Old Timers Day grand marshals: Dickson Chamber Choir  The Tennessean

The Dickson Community Chamber Choir at the Renaissance Center has a 20-year history in Dickson County. The chamber choir, which is part of the larger local ...

30 years a Cougar: Daniel retiring from Dickson County High  The Tennessean

Wade Daniel, who has been a part of Dickson County High School for more than 30 years, is retiring in May. Daniel, a longtime vice principal at the school, ...

Dickson Co. new girls basketball coach: ‘This is a dream job’  The Tennessean

Erin Webb knows her way around Dickson County High School. As a standout point guard on the 1999-2003 Lady Cougars Basketball squad, Webb is quite ...

School districts turn to apps to help report bullying  WKRN News 2

Dickson County school officials tell News 2 fighting bullying goes beyond technology -- it takes a comprehensive approach starting with relationships.

Main Street Media launches new Dickson paper | Community  Murfreesboro Post

Main Street Media of Tennessee, a publisher of community newspapers, magazines, websites and social media pages throughout Middle Tennessee, has ...

Cougar chronicles: Dickson Co. High inducting Educator Hall of Fame class  The Tennessean

The student names, faces and accolades that comprise nearly five decades of Dickson County High School history are displayed in a second-floor gym hallway.

Dickson Co. Schools officials: Safety better, troubling video handled swiftly  The Tennessean

The safety of Dickson County students, always an important topic locally, is again the primary focus for many parents and leaders following the Florida mass ...

Webster leaves Ensworth, returns to Dickson Co. High as assistant principal  The Tennessean

Regina Webster will be the second new assistant principal at Dickson County High School when the new school year starts. Webster takes that position at her ...

Nashville Symphony playing in Dickson  The Tennessean

The Nashville Symphony will perform free in Dickson next month, offering locals a rare opportunity to hear the renowned, 83-member ensemble without leaving ...

Fruit-sicles? Sweet Nachos? Dickson's Mexican-style frozen treat shop serves variety.  The Tennessean

New ice cream shop spices things up with its Mexican-flavored products.

New Dickson soccer facility to build on Cougars' success  The Tennessean

After decades have changing into uniforms in bathrooms, Dickson County soccer will get its own locker room.

Voting in Dickson Co. election? A primer on candidates, locations  The Tennessean

The Dickson County General election is Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with seven of the 12 county commission seats contested as well as the offices of sheriff and ...

Sold out 'Farm to Table' returns to Downtown Dickson  The Tennessean

The popularity of the Dickson County Farm to Table in Downtown Dickson is stronger than ever. Less than two weeks after tickets went on sale, the annual Main ...

Dickson County back-to-school information  The Tennessean

Dickson County schools are gearing up for the school year. For grades 1-12, school begins Aug. 1. Kindergarten begins Aug. 11, and Pre-K begins Aug. 14.

Dickson County’s most-discussed 2016 stories  The Tennessean

The following were the 10 most-discussed local stories of 2016 in Dickson County. Charlotte Shootings. Two men were killed and a third seriously injured April ...

Dickson Co. Youth Leadership class creates TN change, new campus sidewalk  The Tennessean

The Dickson County High School Youth Leadership group recently parted ways – some graduated and others return after summer break – but before leaving, ...

Dickson Co. acclaimed choral educator Cindy Freeman being honored  The Tennessean

It goes without saying that Dickson County High School has changed considerably since 1975. One element of “Cougar Hill” that has remained the same is the ...

11 students part of Dickson Co. High vandalism 'prank'  The Tennessean

At least 11 students are known to be involved in vandalism at Dickson County High School last week.

Joe Clyde, 4 months later: Searchers ‘exhausted’ known options, 'faith' remains  The Tennessean

Saturday marked four-months since Joe Clyde Daniels was first reported missing, the day many Dickson County residents began to love a 5-year-old boy most ...

New Burns school name, mascot ‘honor' past Bobcats  The Tennessean

New Burns school name as Burns Middle School and a mascot was also approved: The Bobcats.

44 years of Dickson Co. Farm Tour: Newcomers, life-timers get Ag education  The Tennessean

For over four decades, the Dickson County Farm Tour has informed local citizens about many of the services offered on farms throughout the county. The 2018 ...

Dickson Christmas Parade is Sunday with theme 'Joy to the World'  The Tennessean

A local Christmas tradition returns Sunday afternoon in Downtown Dickson. The Dickson Christmas Parade, which has the them this year "Joy to the World," will ...

TSSAA Spring Fling 2019: What to know after the first day of high school state tournaments  The Tennessean

The first day of the TSSAA Spring Fling is over. Take a look back at some of the top stories from Tuesday's Spring Fling events.

Joseph Ray Daniels: ‘Quiet’ but when triggered, ‘it wasn't pretty’  The Tennessean

A day after Joseph Ray Daniels admitted to beating 5-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels, who was autistic, to death, Krystal Nicole Daniels was arrested.

Dickson rallied for Garcias, now father faces deportation  The Tennessean

Mexican-born Luis Garcia has worked long hours for 14 years in Dickson. He's raised a family here. Many in Dickson County know the Garcias and have rallied ...

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

Dickson County, Charlotte election ballots now set  The Tennessean

The ballot is set for the Dickson County August election with familiar names running for key offices, and some new faces, too. The April 12 candidate withdrawal ...

Next DCHS principal Joey Holley: 'Dream come true'  The Tennessean

Longtime Dickson County High School educator Joey Holley will be the next DCHS principal, announced Schools Director Dr. Danny Weeks on Thursday ...

Driver guilty, gets probation in Dickson Co. Marine’s fatal I-40 wreck  The Tennessean

The tractor trailer driver charged with causing a chain-reaction wreck that killed a Vanleer Marine on Dickson's Interstate 40 exit ramp in 2016 was recently found ...

Handheld phone calls in active Tennessee school zones illegal Jan. 1  The Tennessean

Students and parents and all motorists have until January to adjust to a new state law that makes talking on a cell phone — with the device in hand — illegal in ...

Dickson County High School basketball coach resigns amied investigation  WJHL

A Dickson County High School basketball coach has resigned while under investigation for a complaint.

Former Dickson County, Vols punter Trevor Daniel headed to NFL's Houston Texans  The Tennessean

After going undrafted, Tennessee punter Trevor Daniel has signed as a free agent with the NFL's Houston Texans.

Young adults are focus of Dickson museum’s Trailblazer Awards  The Tennessean

The 6th Annual Black History Month Trailblazer Awards, coordinated by the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, is 5-7 p.m. Saturday with the intent to “celebrate ...

Dickson County wins TN softball championship  The Tennessean

The Dickson County High School softball team won the state Class AAA championship 4-1 over Gibbs High School out of Knox County on Friday afternoon.

Sunita Mani of Netflix's 'GLOW': Dickson nurtured her offbeat style  The Tennessean

Sunita Mani has wrestled in the mid-1980s. She's hacked into a sinister multinational conglomerate and crashed through multiple floors of a building in ...

Dickson County vs. Brentwood notebook: Cougars drop to 0-2 in region  USA TODAY High School Sports

Dickson County saw it's chances for a possible playoff spot coming out Region 7-5A take a big hit, as they were trounced by Brentwood 45-26 Friday night.

What you need to know about Dickson County basketball this year  USA TODAY High School Sports

There's no looking back for the Dickson County Cougars, as they've left behind the memories of last seaon and are focused on what's to come for the 2016-2017 ...

Sgt. Jesse Butts memorial unveiled on Dickson I-40 ramp  The Tennessean

Friday was one of mixed emotions for the Butts family, looking at the new “Sgt. Jesse Craig Butts Memorial Interchange” sign. "It was a very emotional day but a ...

Educator’s husband on fatal wreck: ‘We left...with our seat belts on’  The Tennessean

A longtime Dickson County educator who had recently retired from Creek Wood High School died during a wreck in north Dickson County late Tuesday morning, ...

Dickson County 4-H public speaking winners  The Tennessean

The annual 4-H Dickson County speech contest Jan. 24 at Dickson Intermediate School. “The turnout was extraordinary,” said Renee Badon, UT Extension 4-H ...

Dickson County's Anson Mount announces he will play Capt. Pike in 'Star Trek: Discovery'  The Tennessean

Anson Mount, who went to Dickson County High School and starred in Hell on Wheels, will play the role of Capt. Christopher Pike in Star Trek Discovery.

Man accused of stealing principal's rings at Dickson school  The Tennessean

Charlotte man steals principal's rings, TV at Dickson County High School.

Corey Duke named Dickson Intermediate School principal  The Tennessean

Corey Duke was named principal of the recently created Dickson Intermediate School.

Dickson mayor on city’s growth: Expanded biz, lights, parks  The Tennessean

In a recent speech about the growth and future of the City of Dickson, Mayor Don Weiss Jr. touched on several highlights including business expansion, more ...

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Check out these local high school graduation photos  The Tennessean

Graduation may be the biggest rite of passage into adulthood, and thousands of Nashville metro-area high school students are embracing the change.

Fire victim identified: Dickson Co. High grad Nadia Garcia  The Tennessean

A recent high school graduate was killed in a Tuesday morning Dickson apartment fire, according to Dickson officials.

$1M withdrawn by suspended Dickson lawyer from late trooper daughter's trust  The Tennessean

A Dickson lawyer who served in the Army special forces, governed as a small town mayor, chaired the local election commission, and represented the county ...

Dickson Mayor Weiss honored for 30 years serving city  The Tennessean

Oct. 5, 2017, marked the 30th anniversary of Dickson native Don L. Weiss Jr. beginning his *service* as an elected public servant in his hometown. After being ...

John Rich on Dickson days, sixth Big & Rich album, and Redneck Riviera  The Tennessean

When Big & Rich — the duo comprised of Big Kenny and John Rich — first broke onto the Country Music scene in 2004, many fans and critics were thrown for a ...

Dickson Christmas Parade is Sunday  The Tennessean

The Christmas tradition continues Sunday afternoon in Downtown Dickson. The Dickson Christmas Parade will start at 2 p.m. with a float theme of “It's a ...

New assistant principals at Creek Wood, Charlotte Middle  The Tennessean

Creek Wood High School will have two new assistant principals and a new assistant principal will also start at Charlotte Middle School next school year.

Wanna see something really scary? Haunted houses in Dickson County  The Tennessean

SMOKE FEST / FAIR HAUNTED HOUSE. As part of the Smoke Fest, members of the Chamber of Commerce and the Fair Association have been creating a ...

How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...

Hundreds Expected To Search For Joe Clyde

Hundreds of people from across the country are expected in Dickson County Saturday to help search for 5-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels' body.

Dickson County women who gave back to be honored  The Tennessean

The Clement Railroad Hotel Museum's 5th Annual Southern Ladies Coffee will be Saturday.

Simply Grateful for Dickson County  The Tennessean

Janna Abraham walked her grandparents' farmland in Charlotte last year, camera in hand, looking to capture her memories and images that encapsulated ...

Sullivan back at Dickson Co. Schools as White Bluff asst. principal  The Tennessean

Glenda Sullivan will be the interim assistant principal at White Bluff Elementary School next school year.

TN Crossroads films at longtime Dickson Co. favorite Catfish Kitchen  The Tennessean

Catfish Kitchen – one of Dickson's culinary landmarks for close to five decades – had an interesting visitor stop by Thursday. The crew of the popular TV show ...

Thirty-plus years for Coach Shelton  The Tennessean

Location, location, location. That's certainly been the theme of Tommy Shelton's life. After 37 years, he recently retired from his position as Charlotte Middle ...

Volunteers grieve for Joe Clyde Daniels ahead of large-scale search on Saturday  WZTV

Dickson County law enforcement officers and volunteers prepared Thursday for a large search to find the body of Joe Clyde Daniels this weekend.Investigators ...

Dickson County obituaries: April 18  The Tennessean

Clara Beatrice Clifton. A *service* for Clara Beatrice Clifton, 90, of Burns, was Monday at 1 p.m. in the Dickson Funeral Home chapel, with Bro. Roger Michael and ...

Peyton Arnold dies, 'now cancer free,' father says  The Tennessean

Peyton Arnold died early Wednesday morning, according to a Facebook post from his father, Donny Arnold.

Senior Prank In Dickson County Goes Too Far

Nearly a dozen students from Dickson County High School got themselves in hot water tonight after a senior prank went too far.

TN rescue squad leader honored at Dickson funeral  The Tennessean

Emergency responders statewide took part in the Dickson funeral procession for Johnny Tummins on Wednesday.

Dickson County Obituaries: July 30  The Tennessean

Terry Bone. Terry Bone, 69, a beloved community leader, passed Thursday, July 24, 2014. Terry was an accomplished broker in Commercial Real Estate in ...

Rodney Parker new Cougar baseball head coach  The Tennessean

It's a dream come true for Rodney Parker. A week ago, he was an assistant principal, athletic director, golf coach and assistant baseball coach at Creek Wood ...

It's been six years since Tennessee took over its first low-performing schools. How are they doing?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six years after the state took over six of Tennessee's lowest-performing schools, all of those schools continue to struggle, new state test results show. The state's ...

Southern Ladies Coffee returns to Dickson museum  The Tennessean

The eight ladies to be honored at this year's Southern Ladies' Coffee, which will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday appear to be diverse and from various walks of life.

Funeral for Peyton Arnold is set  The Tennessean

Funeral for Peyton Arnold, the Dickson teen who battled leukemia for years and rallied a community, is Saturday.

Dickson ​Veterans Day Parade is Sunday afternoon  The Tennessean

The Dickson Veterans Day Parade is Sunday afternoon, and the event's meaning — honoring America's veterans for patriotism and willingness to serve and ...

Trucker convicted in Dickson teen's death  The Tennessean

A tractor-trailer driver was convicted of criminally negligent homicide and driving under the influence last weekend in Dickson County Circuit Court for the 2014 ...

Sheryl Sensing named Stuart-Burns Elementary assistant principal  The Tennessean

Sheryl Sensing, a lifelong Charlotte resident and standout teacher at Charlotte Middle School, was recently named assistant principal at Stuart-Burns ...

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