2023-09-25 E-Edition

Animal shelter resolution seeks $550K to build it

Legislative Body

The Legislative Body will be formally asked on Monday night to allocate $550,000 in federal grant funds to construct an animal shelter, which would be operated by Shelter Friends of Hickman County, which has been raising funds for that purpose. Instead — as proposed — Shelter Friends would use its funds for the operation of the shelter, which would be […]

Joyous night

EHHS music makers

The Marching Eagles halftime and competition show brings music from the “Back to the Future” movie series.

EMA, EMS, sheriff ask for radios, upgrades

EMA Director Amanda Siegel, EMS Director Allen Livengood and Sheriff Jason Craft shared both complaints and concerns with the Health, Safety and Properties Committee about inadequate communications equipment during the committee’s September meeting. Though all emergency services were affected to some extent or another, the primary service burdened by this predicament was the rescue squad, according to Siegel. An accusation […]

Permit for sewer at EHMS OK’d

The state Department of Environment and Conservation has issued a new permit for the wastewater treatment plant adjacent to East Hickman Middle School. The permit, issued August 31, is good until 2028, according to department documents. Last October, county commissioners turned down a proposal to replace it by paying for the extension of a Water Authority of Dickson County sewer […]

HCMS homecoming

Burglary, theft: cars were target of homeless man

Six vehicle burglaries and nine counts of theft for items stolen in those burglaries are among the 23 charges lodged against a homeless man on September 12. According to Sheriff’s Department warrants filed in Hickman County General Sessions Court, Jonathan Wayne Duff, 30, was arrested that day at a Lyles Road home. Detective Julie Hutchinson reported the suspect — the […]

Party time

Grand opening

Industrial land, more paving on commission’s agenda

Resolutions to provide land for an aerospace company and give funds for two additional paving projects face the Hickman County Legislative Body Monday night. The monthly session begins at 6 pm. in the Hickman County Justice Center and is open to the public; a live stream is available through the county’s website. Citizens may speak to commissioners by signing up […]