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Obituaries

Kathy L. Davis, 49

LEBANON – Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Ms. Davis, 49, of Lebanon. She died May 28, 2009. Ms. Davis was a waitress and a member of the Life Church.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 29 from 2 until 8 p.m. and on Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. until the time of the services. Pastor David Calhoun will officiate. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include sisters Linda Davis, Kim (Keith) Tomlinson and Lisa (Eddie) Bennett all of Lebanon; nieces and nephews Todd Davis of Lebanon, Brad Davis of Pennsylvania, Ryan Bane and Beth Bane both of Murfreesboro; Shawn (April) Davis of Lebanon, Patrick Tuzzolo of Maryland, Christy Skinner of Alexandria, Casey Castner of Pennsylvania, Laura and John Tomlinson, Katelin Bennett all of Lebanon; great-nieces and nephews Jonathan Davis of Smithville, Michelle Mason of Alexandria, Amber Castner, Blake and Daniel Davis; special friends, Bonnie Wells and Donna Corley; and many friends to numerous to mention.

Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be nurses and staff of Dr. James Peyton’s office.

She is preceded in death by parents, Leo Jr. and Edna L. Carroll Davis; brother, James Mitchell Davis; and sister Ruth Bane.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ms. Davis’ memory to Sherry’s Run, P.O. Box 8, Lebanon, TN 37088.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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General Lifestyle

Benefit set for Bishop Mikaelian

A Spaghetti Dinner & Dessert Auction will be held from 6 until 9 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at St. Stephen Catholic Community Hall of the Holy Family Center to benefit Bishop Mikaelian, a 9-year-old who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor.

St. Stephen is at 14544 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory.

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Guest Column

Philippine mission trip

By GEORGE ROBERTSON, M.D.

Arriving in Tacloban mid afternoon gave us time to drive through the city. While on the coast and flat it boasted some of the straightest roads ever. When we pulled out of the airport in our jeepney (a relic left from World War II) we went at least 5 miles without turning one degree from the set course. In fact all the roads were so straight that when there was a curve in one, the place was called in the Philippines ''the curve." Not only are all the roads straight, there are no traffic lights, either. During the 5 miles the driver kept up a steady pace of 30 mph even through moderate traffic. When we got into the center of the city, I was astounded to see the cars give way at the intersection many times without slowing the traffic flow down. The side street traffic slowed just enough to miss the rear bumpers of the through-street traffic vehicles.

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Letters to the Editor

Like his grandmother said, If you feed a whining dog a biscuit...
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Writer says everyone should be thankful for doctors, staff at UMC

To the Editor:

I wanted to share a personal story with you and all Wilson County readers.

Because of University Medical Center and dedicated doctors, I am alive today. In late July I was experiencing pain in my abdomen. Dr. Shah sent me to UMC to have a CT scan. The scan was administered by William (I don’t know his last name). He found a mass on my left lung and notified both Dr. Shah and my personal physician Dr. Roger McKinney.

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General News

Barton's Creek Baptist celebrates 160 years

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

Much has changed in the 160 years Barton’s Creek Baptist has been a congregation, and this Sunday the church will celebrate those years of memories.

The church was organized on April 21, 1849 and first had services at the Clemmons School where they met until 1896.

That year the first church building was erected on the current property located on the corner of Bartons Creek Road and Old Shannon Road in Lebanon. Charles Weaver remembers attending services in that building. He started coming to Barton’s Creek with his grandparents in 1935.

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County EMA panel to meet Monday

Wilson County Commission’s EMA Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, June 1 at the Training Center at Oak Street.

 

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Spring Home Tour set Sunday

From Post staff reports

Home prices and interest rates this year will help make buying a home much easier, and a selection of them will be available for your viewing during the fourth annual Spring Home Tour on Sunday, May 31.

The event is sponsored by the Eastern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors and The Wilson Post. Hours of the Spring Home Tour will be from 1 until 5 p.m. and features homes in Lebanon, Mt. Juliet and Watertown.

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Summit puts focus on action for mass transit in region

By SAM HATCHER
The Wilson Post

NASHVILLE – “The Power of Ten,” an event convened in Nashville Wednesday to promote discussions about regionalism and specifically mass transit as it relates to 10 counties comprising the core of Middle Tennessee, attracted nearly 500 area leaders including several from Wilson County and ended in a call for action for all counties participating.
 
Staged by Cumberland Region Tomorrow, the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Nashville Area Planning Organization, the summit, as the event was described, featured nationally recognized experts and political leaders who offered advice and observations to help inform attendees on how to deal with issues involving mass transit.

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General Sports

Stewart headed to Maryville

ANOTHER WILSON COUNTIAN HEADS EAST

Wilson Central’s Kelten Stewart became the latest Wilson County athlete to cast his lot with Maryville College in ceremonies held Tuesday afternoon in the WCHS library.

Stewart, a 5’10" point guard , was a four year starter for the Wildcats, Kelten was the 2006-07 District 9AAA Tournament MVP as a sophomore and led his team to three straight 9AAA District Tournament Finals.

He was named to the 9AAA All District and All Region teams three consecutive years as well as being named to both of those All Tournament teams. Stewart averaged 10.2 points per game and 5.5 assists per game in his senior campaign. He finished his career with 638 assists which makes him the Wilson Central’s all-time assists leader.

Stewart joins the ranks of fellow Wilson Countians at Maryville including Watertown’s Sarah Reeder and Friendship Christian’s Toni Waynick -- both softball, recent baseball committment Sean White from Lebanon High and football player G.L. Waynick from Friendship Christian.

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