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General Lifestyle

Dumplin' Days slated for April 18

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

If homemade dumplin’s, fried pies, momma’s sweet tea and tall tales sound good to you then reserve Saturday, April 18 to go to Dumplin’ Days and Storytelling Festival at Fiddlers Grove.

Actually that is only the part of the plans for the day. There will be Southern Gospel music at the church, a historic tour of the Grove, marble games and a corn hole tournament, too. 

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Guest Column

The economy: It can be fixed

By DALE ECKLER

In case anyone hasn’t noticed, our economic system is in a disastrous state and relief is no where in sight – retirement funds are gone, savings have been depleted, fortunes have been lost, and Walmart has been forced into advertising. This phenomenon did not just happen over the past eight years and, regardless of how eloquently President Obama can speak, it will not be fixed in the next four years.

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Letters to the Editor

Lebanon minister offers his support for Bible Park plans

To the Editor:

If anyone really wants to discover what the proposed Bible Park may depict,
just take a moment and visit the website (if you have a computer and can get online) at www.bibleparkusa.com. Some of the answers are there. And I would expect these answers to eventually appear in this park, when or if it ever gets over the huge walls of government red tape and, of course, those who may only want their brand of Bible seen or heard.

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Wedding at local assisted living facility a success, thanks to all

To the Editor:

On Jan. 30, 2009, I was fortunate to be a part of a wonderful wedding celebration. Kimberly Moss was a new employee at Southern Manor Living Centers here in Lebanon. She had just moved here from Ohio.

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General News

Property tax revenue rolling in

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

The deadline for paying property taxes with no penalty is past and more than 90 percent of Wilson County taxpayers including the 20 with the highest bills have paid their taxes, said County Trustee Jim Major.

“Our collections have been very good this year,” he said.

The county had collected almost $62 million in 2008 property taxes by the end of February this year, while last year by the same date the total was slightly more than $53 million, Majors said.

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Wilson Teacher of the Year nominees announced

Organizers of the annual Wilson County Teacher of the Year program have announced the nominees for Wilson County Teacher of the Year.  

The winner will be honored at the 11th Annual Teacher of the Year banquet and ceremony on Friday, April 17, in Baird Chapel on the campus of Cumberland University.

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