Joshua B. Arntz

Writings, photos and art from a longtime journalist



Crouch, Beasley respond to Hankins’ report

Editor's note: This is the first story in a two-part series By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Nov. 26, 2014 The local district attorney general and drug task force director defended their agents' and drug canine's actions during a... Continue Reading →

Fishing with actor Anson Mount

The 'full fishing interview' with the local 'Hell on Wheels' star By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Sept. 26, 2012 UPDATED: 5:59 p.m., Sept. 26 Anson Mount, star of AMC's "Hell on Wheels," returned home to White Bluff last... Continue Reading →

Returning to normal at the mouth of the Harpeth River

By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald/The Ashland City Times Published July 27, 2010 On a sweltering July morning, Michele Dozier applies a fresh coat of heirloom-red paint to her kitchen walls, with the help of her 16-year-old son, sister-in-law and... Continue Reading →

Lonesome Pioneer Park opens in Burns

Austin family helps dedicate the historic site By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published June 24, 2015 The Lonesome Pioneer Park officially opened last weekend in Burns. The park centers around an early 1800s log cabin and surrounding property donated... Continue Reading →

Hall Springs resident debunks werewolf myth

Frances Allen and family grew up near spring By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Dec. 28, 2011 Charlotte resident Frances Allen remembers the refreshingly cold and clear water that bubbled from Hall Springs in her youth. She remembers the... Continue Reading →

The half-wolf, half-man of Werewolf Springs

One of Dickson County's oldest and tallest tales By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Oct. 28, 2011 If you've lived in Dickson County for a while, you've probably heard some mention of Werewolf Springs. Local teacher Sam Brown heard... Continue Reading →

Dickson County organizations help with Haiti relief efforts

By Teri Burton and Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Jan. 22, 2010 Empowered Ministries Church in Dickson is among the local churches, schools, businesses and other organizations that are trying to help Haiti following the massive earthquake there on... Continue Reading →

Snapshots from Dickson County: Part 3

Snapshots from Dickson County: Part 2

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