Joshua B. Arntz

Writings, photos and art from a longtime journalist



Faith inspires local to start shelter

Debbie Mitchell turned tragedy into special calling By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Nov. 19, 2011 God spoke to a local resident and moved her to create a homeless shelter for Dickson County families. Debbie Mitchell lost her husband... Continue Reading →


New Help Center opens today

By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Feb. 15, 2012 The Dickson County Help Center permanently opens for business today at its new downtown location. Help Center staff and volunteers have worked to transition the center's functions to the former... Continue Reading →

Historical society seeks local photos

Submission deadline for photographs is Monday By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published April 10, 2013 The deadline to submit local photographs for a pictorial history of Dickson County is Monday. The Dickson County Historical and Genealogical Society is collecting... Continue Reading →

Researcher compiles extensive WWII books

'Those Who Served' tracks veterans through newspaper clippings By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Nov. 6, 2013 If you're interested in a Dickson County veteran's service during World War II, Georgia L. Baker's periodical compilation could help you track... Continue Reading →

2015 Dunk Duchenne’s celebrity game

Students commit to not texting and driving

My Daddy's Daycare owner offers incentives By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published March 23, 2012 Local business owner Tracey Prue and Creek Wood High School staff have partnered to promote safe driving among students and their adult role models.... Continue Reading →

Snapshots from Dickson County: Part 5

Pearl Harbor attack survivors tour local WWII exhibit

Brother and sister relive memories from Dec. 7, 1941 attack By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Dec. 8, 2011 BeeBee Lewis remembers wearing her dreaded gas mask Dec. 7, 1941. Her brother Tom McCreary recalls grabbing his father's revolver... Continue Reading →

2012 Eagle Scout project in White Bluff

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