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Showing 7 articles from September 4, 2009.


Missionary doctor unaffected by kidnapping


Dr. Brian Camazine, a general surgeon from Texas, was at the Nigerian Christian Hospital during the time of the recent hijacking and kidnapping of the resident missionary doctor Robert Whitaker.


Letters to the Editor

Grocery thanked for help with 'Farmer for a Day' exhibit at fair

To the Editor:

I would like to thank the Kroger Store in Lebanon and specifically Mr. Van Bayne for their generous contribution to the "Farmer for A Day" exhibit at this year's Wilson County Fair.

Wilson Fair special needs event brings family from California

To the Editor:

Hats off to Wilson County Fair, Al Menah Shrine Temple and all the rest who worked hard to put together this fabulous event! 

Writer: Teabaggers absent as TVA makes tritium, war continues

To the Editor:

I see where TVA along with the nuclear material it already produces here in Tennessee intends to start producing tritium near Chattanooga to boost the explosive power of nuclear weapons. So where are the teabaggers opposing the costs, like they oppose health care for all Americans?


General News

Annual 'Pow Wow' planned Sept. 26-27

The public is invited to celebrate Native American culture at the 28th annual Mt. Juliet Pow Wow on Sept. 26-27 at Charlie Daniels Park.

The Pow Wow is especially meaningful this year, organizers said, as Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed a bill by the legislature making September “American Indian Heritage Month” in Tennessee.

Gladeville Elementarys Fall Festival a key attraction at Gladefest

Gladeville Elementary School’s Fall Festival promises to be one of the largest in school history in 2009, an organizer said. 

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the festival will feature more than 30 craft booth vendors offering homemade items such as clothing, jewelry and other specialty items. Other attractions for all ages will include carnival games, a silent auction of assorted gift baskets and prizes galore.

Sherrys Run helps those who are hurting

Supporters of “Sherry’s Run” have an incredible giving spirit, one that this area prides itself on. 

In this spirit, Wilson County’s largest grassroots cancer fundraising organization is truly making a difference in the lives of those who are battling cancer. The funds raised go to help cancer patients who are hurting right here in Wilson County.

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