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Telling Tales

On Bathing Suits
Every year millions of women make the pilgrimage to the shopping mall, outlet store or boutique in search of the only item of clothing that can induce tears and anxiety at the mere mention of its name. That’s right, it’s bathing suit season.
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Ask Ken Beck

'Partridge' mama won Oscar years earlier
Dear Ken: Was Shirley Jones of “The Partridge Family” TV series the mother of David and Shaun Cassidy. I am thinking she won an Oscar, but I can’t remember what film it would have been. Can you help me?
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General Lifestyle

Save money, learn canning, freezing at workshop

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

Emma Tapley-Stafford, a retired U.T. Extension Agent, thinks seniors from Market Street Church of Christ can help younger folks eat better and stay healthier during the current financial crunch.

“With our economy as it is more people need to prepare foods at home,” Stafford said. “Even in single households, people can enjoy packaging foods for only one or two by canning or freezing.”

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Shop Springs quilt shop feels 'sew right'

By KEN BECK
Special to The Wilson Post

SHOP SPRINGS -- For some ladies and a few gents, quilting can be just as addictive as hunting, fishing or golfing.

During the past five years, Lebanon’s Margie Harris has grown just the right place to feed the needs of those hooked on quilting at her Country Store Quilt Shop in Shop Springs. She opened her store with 250 bolts of fabric. Today, the inventory numbers about 2,000 bolts.

 

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Sutton General Store nabs award

Sutton General Store in Granville was one of 21 recipients of the Tennessee Historical Commission’s 2009 Certificate of Merit Awards which recognizes individuals or groups throughout the state that have worked to conserve or highlight Tennessee’s cultural heritage during the past year.

The awards recognize historic preservation projects as well as work in the field of history.

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Column

Lay on, Macduff

 

By ANNE DONNELL

I was very interested in your column about local author Greghri Love’s book. I believe one of the darkest blots on our society is the problem of child abuse. However, what I’d like you to review us on (or acquaint us with) is the play Macbeth. Thank you.

-Shakespeare Fan

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Guest Column

Mother Nature puts on best July 4 show

By GEORGE ROBERTSON, M.D.

We were invited to a friend’s house to watch the Fourth of July fireworks.

All day there had been concern about when the predicted rains of the afternoon would arrive. As the day began to come to a close and the darkness set in, many people began to get anxious about getting their fireworks show on the road.

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Letters to the Editor

Congratulations to Post on TPA awards

To the Editor:

Wow! Congrats on all the Tennessee Press Association (TPA) awards. That is awesome!

 

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RN wants health care for America now

To the Editor:

I went to Washington, D.C. recently and met with my congressman and senators to express the need for real health care reform and a public option on Thursday and it was real productive. U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper of the 5th District, and my representative, said he is in full support of President Barack Obama and the plan for real health care reform to include the public option.

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General News

Bike ride planned for 'Slide'

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

New Winters Chapel American Methodist Episcopal Church is hosting a motorcycle ride to benefit one of its members, James “Slide” Robertson.

Robertson, who has a rare blood type (B), is waiting to be matched with a new kidney since his first transplant attempt failed.

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School Board awards bid for new WHS lab

By BEN DUDLEY
The Wilson Post

Wilson County School Board awarded a bid to Hardin & Barga Construction at Monday’s regular meeting for $182,868 to convert a Watertown High School classroom into a chemistry lab.

Several bids were considered with Hardin & Barga’s the lowest. The classroom is being completely renovated to be a laboratory for chemistry students. It is scheduled to be ready for use after fall break in October.

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Stranded in Honduras

By JOHN B. BRYAN
and TOMMY BRYAN
The Wilson Post

A mission team from two Lebanon-based churches have found themselves stranded in Honduras awaiting that country’s political unrest to ease long enough for the return trip home.

As of Tuesday, the airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras remained closed as government soldiers lined the runways not allowing flights in or out of the country.

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Wright tabbed new MJ judge

By TOMI L. WILEY
Special to The Wilson Post

MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet City commissioners voted July 6 to hire Lebanon’s city attorney as its municipal judge.

At a special city commission meeting Monday night, Lebanon City Attorney Andy Wright was unanimously approved to serve as Mt. Juliet’s new municipal judge. The hire comes quick in the wake of Stephen Grauberger’s resignation from the post on June 27 via email to city officials.

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