dicksonpost 2019-12-16

Dickson takes down Spring Hill, Ravenwood



DICKSON – The Dickson County boys and girls’ teams swept Spring Hill as the boys’ won 71-53 and the girls defeated Spring Hill 68-39 last week.  Dickson played host to Ravenwood and pulled out a one-point victory in the girls’ game 59-58, while also getting the 74-56 win in the boys’ game Friday night. Both the Cougars and Lady Cougars started off […]

Marjorie Louise “Lou” Meek-Kirk Hay



Marjorie Louise “Lou” Meek-Kirk Hay, 84, of Dickson, TN passed away December 14, 2019, at Horizon Medical Center surrounded by her family after a battle with cancer. Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.Her survivors include her husband, Dorris “Buzz”  Hay; her youngest brother, Johnny Ray Meek (Lila); daughters, Lou Anne Kirk Wenck […]

Irene Garton



Irene Garton, 100, passed away December 7, 2019 at TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, TN.She was born December 6, 1919 to the late McKenzie and Roberta (Luther) Lambert in Dickson County, TN.She is survived by one son, Bill (Cindy) Garton of Dickson, TN; one daughter, Betty Vetter of Dickson, TN; two brothers, Luther Kimbro of Dickson, TN and Johnny […]

Kenneth Paul Carr



Kenneth Paul Carr, 68, of White Bluff, TN, passed away December 8, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.Kenneth was born October 7, 1951 in Detroit, MI, to the late Majel Lee and Wilma Neal (Lankford) Carr.He is survived by his wife, Burma (Cathey) Carr of White Bluff, TN; one son, Dewayne (Melissa) Carr of White Bluff, TN; four daughters, […]

Dickson County, Creek Wood face off one more time



DICKSON—With a lack of girls teams in District 13 bowling, Creek Wood and Dickson decided to have an extra match so the girls from each team would have a few more games.  Creek Wood took the short trip down Highway 46 to Thunder Alley, the home of the Cougars, for the final match of the regular season for each team. The […]

Make sure it’s the most wonderful time of the year



“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.” — Shirley Temple“Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.” — Richard LewisThat was the ornament ‘she’ gave me.Those were the mugs ‘they’ once used.That was the song ‘he’ always sang.December is […]

Creek Wood basketball sweeps McEwen



CHARLOTTE—Creek Wood held off a strong offensive output from McEwen to win the boys’ matchup 75-65 as the girls took care of McEwen’s Lady Warriors on their way to a 69-33 win last Thursday night. McEwen’s do-it-all, 6-foot 5-inch scoring machine Robbie Rusciano was able to drop 28 points, but a team effort from Creek Wood, including some solid shot making […]

Underage drinking is not a rite of passage



Many parents wrestle with the issue of underage drinking. Ideally, no parent wants their teen to drink or use drugs, but some parents are tempted to accept teen drinking as a harmless rite of passage, especially during the holidays. Holiday parties can give teenagers widespread access to alcohol when no one is looking or convince a relative to let them enjoy […]

Temperatures will bounce around this week



This week is going to be divided up into three weather segments. Mild temperatures with showers and thunderstorms get the week started. Then it will be much colder midweek with clearing skies. Finally, sunshine and warmer temperatures finish the week with near 50 degrees. Temperatures could drop as low as 20 degrees in northern Middle Tennessee by Wednesday morning and it will […]

A life in Christ soothes our losses



“Teardrops aren’t welcome beyond the gates of glory, for the heart will never break anymore.” — Dottie RamboHope in Christ is the greatest defense against sorrow we have as children of God. In the most difficult and trying times the Christian possesses a comfort the world knows nothing about. In the face of death, we can boldly say, “Oh death, where […]