Joshua B. Arntz

Writings, photos and art from a longtime journalist



Rial proposes $500K for turn lane, schools still unsure

By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published April 4, 2014 Funding for the construction of a Highway 96 turning lane into the Burns ballpark complex remains in limbo, despite the county mayor proposing $500,000 toward the effort in his "Cooperation... Continue Reading →

Entire Burns police force wearing vests, church helped

By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published May 9, 2012 Burns police officers are wearing new, custom-fit bullet-resistant vests courtesy of a local church and grant funding. The Covenant Church Assembly of God congregation donated a GH Armor Systems vest... Continue Reading →

Burns unsure how to finish park

Commissioners adjourn special meeting without plan By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published June 15, 2012 The grass is knee−high at the new Burns ball complex site and town officials agree they have to do something about it before the... 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 →

Bartlett convicted for Dickson woman’s death

By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published Jan. 2, 2015 A Gainsboro man was convicted last month for the death of a Dickson woman in summer 2013. Dustin Dwayne Bartlett, 27, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to criminal negligent homicide in... Continue Reading →

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 →

2015 Dunk Duchenne’s celebrity game

Potter: Board likely to vote on lane

Hwy. 96 turn lane into Burns' new park discussed By Josh Arntz The Dickson Herald Published April 11, 2014 The school board will "take action" during their April 24 meeting on the Burns mayor's request for $400,000 to build a... Continue Reading →

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 →

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