Waverly, TN

Sweatt, defense lead Creek Wood past Montgomery Central

Creek Wood’s defense has come to play in the last two weeks. The Red Hawks’ defense has allowed just three points in its last eight quarters including a shutout against Montgomery Central on Friday night. The Red Hawks’ offense started off slow in the first half but a...

Sheriff Frey Appointed To State Victim Notification Committee

Paris, Tenn.–Henry County Sheriff Josh Frey has recently received an appointment by the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association to the SAVIN Committee. This committee helps to oversee the Tennessee Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification System. SAVIN is a service that lets victims of crimes and other concerned citizens access...

Benton County joins PEP program

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced last week that Benton County will be one of six new counties selected to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP). Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lorie Matlock and Benton County Economic...

It’s a three-way tie!

They say great minds think alike, and that was definitely the case with the fall football contest this week. Ranson Goodman, of Springville; Mike Hensley, of Camden; and Lance Wilson, of New Johnsonville; all made 14 correct picks last week. They also all chose 63 points as their tie-break answer, hence the three-way tie. Congrats, guys!

Local Veterans help clean county roads

On Saturday morning, Sept. 17, Camden’s American Legion Post 102 conducted their quarterly trash pick-up for their two-mile section of the Tennessee Adopt-A-Highway program. Post 102 is responsible for the two miles of roadway from mile marker 11-13 on Hwy. 641 in Benton County. Adopt-A-Highway is a program of...

Genealogical Society news

The Benton County Genealogical Society (BCGS) was organized in 1986 and chartered in 1987. The group is still going strong with meetings at 6:30 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month at the Benton County Library in Camden. The Genealogical Society room at the library is full of county information...

Russwood Church-Wide Yard Sale

Springville. Tenn.–The Russwood Baptist Church will be holding a church-wide yard sale Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit the youth programs of the church. The church is located at 4480 E. Antioch Rd., Springville.

Banana Pudding Festival to take place in Centerville

On Oct. 1-2 at the Hickman County Ag Pavilion & Fairground (979 Grinders Switch Rd, Centerville), attendees of the National Banana Pudding Festival will get the opportunity to walk our Puddin’ Path, where they can sample nine different banana pudding recipes – from classic banana pudding to banana pudding with fixings such as Oreos, caramel, cream cheese, s’mores and more!

Reminder: Tonight’s Patriots’ Game To Be Livestreamed

Paris, Tenn.–A reminder that we will be videostreaming the Henry County Patriots-South Gibson football game tonight live. The game will be shown on Facebook Live, on our website at and on Youtube. The games will be livestreamed on our Facebook page WHNY/WLZK and on the WLZK Youtube Channel.

Dickson Dragons dominated rival Charlotte to close out 1949 season

After starting the season 6-0, it was starting to look like the Dickson Dragons might have the chance to finish their 1949 football season with an undefeated record. The seventh game of the season was against Lewisburg and after a hard-fought game Dickson came away with the victory, defeating Lewisburg 13-0.

Shands named 2022 Homecoming Queen

Huntingdon senior Sadie Shands was named the 2022 Homecoming football Queen during halftime of the contest between the Huntingdon Mustangs and Houston County. Shands has been a member of the AB Club for four years, Beta Club for four years, HOSA for four years, and a member of the distinguished scholars. Shands has also been a cheerleader for the last four years. She is the daughter of Roger and Tina Shands. She was escorted by Ty Kelley, son of Cliff and Holly Kelley.

Bruceton’s ZLINE Distribution Center expanding

Bruceton Mayor Bob Keeton had good news to report at the town’s Sept. 13 board meeting. He announced that the ZLINE Co., located on Rowland Mill Road, would be expanding its operation in the future. The company operates a distribution center there and is expanding by adding 105,000 square...

Humphreys Co. Outdoor Report for Sept 18th

Lake levels have now dropped into the 354ft levels, with current levels at New Johnsonville at 354.8ft. Boaters are reminded that there are many underwater hazards as water levels get close to the winter pool levels of 354ft. Flow rates are predicted to be between 30,000 and 40,000cfs this week. Area water temperatures have dropped into the upper 70’s, but with the summer like temperatures now back, water temperatures have now returned to the low 80’s. For those heading to the Duck or Buffalo rivers, be careful, as both rivers are below normal, with the Duck at Dyer Rd at 1.8ft, and the Buffalo at 3.3ft.

Mustangs rout Irish 61-28 on homecoming night

The heat from the bonfire on Thursday for homecoming week may still have been burning Friday as the Huntingdon Mustangs exploded for 61 points in a 61-26 win over Houston County to improve to 2-0 in the region and 4-1 for the season. The Mustangs rushed for 455 yards and returned two kicks for touchdowns as the Mustangs won easily over the Irish. Ashton Hutcherson ran for 122 yards and Elijah Flowers rushed for 124 yards in the win for the Mustangs.

Britain's royal traditions still fascinate many Americans - me included

Old Timers’ Day is upon us. Once again it will be held in September but take heart. Next year it is supposed to be back in May. I will be there with the Dickson County Historical & Genealogical Society, as well as with the Gideon Carr chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Stop by and chat with us. If you are interested in local history, we welcome you in DCHGS. If your ancestors have been in Dickson County for any length of time, there’s a good chance you have at least one who supported the Patriot cause in the American Revolution.