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Showing 4 articles from March 23, 2009.

General News

Electrocution mishap claims 1
The Wilson Post

GLADEVILLE – A man who was electrocuted shortly after noon on Monday when the lift he was operating came in contact with a power line has been identified.

J.C. Phillips, 41, of Livingston in Overton County, was killed when the basket of the lift machine he was maneuvering into place next to Gladeville United Methodist Church touched a power line. Phillips, who was operating the crane, and another man who was inside the basket, were subcontractors installing siding at the church which has undergone an expansion.

Man dies, two injured in bar shooting

The Wilson Post

Lebanon Police are searching for a person of interest in a shooting shortly after midnight that left one man dead and two other people injured at Les’s Lounge at 1150 Bluebird Road.

Det. Eugene McGee identified the victim as Antonio Darnell Talley, 30, of Lebanon.

The incident occurred about midnight, Sunday, he said, adding an argument may have led to the shooting.

Property tax protest, still no answer given

The Wilson Post

When a local man protested his increased property tax bill this past spring he expected quick results, but he still has no answer.

Warren “Tom” Sisti said he felt the increase in the value of his property was unfair and unreasonable.

“It’s built on the electric easement, and on the setback, and it’s only two bedrooms,” Sisti said in an interview recently, describing his home. He explained that other homes in Saddlebrook subdivision where he lives are three bedrooms.

Republican Women of West Wilson meet Tuesday

Republican Women of West Wilson County will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 24 at the Mt. Juliet Library.

Guest speaker will be Charles Schneider from the Tennessee Republican Party. His focus is on State Senate and State House concerns. His discussion will entertain “How to Grow.”

Everyone is invited. Bring a neighbor.

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