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General Lifestyle

Movie filmed in Wilson County premiered

By BEN DUDLEY
The Wilson Post

Elevating Entertainment premiered its newest movie, “Much Ado About Middle School” which was mostly filmed in Wilson County, last night at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville.

Elevating Entertainment is run by award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and filmmaker Dave Moody and his son Josh, who wrote “Much Ado.” Josh is a student at Vanderbilt University.

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Column

Does history speak clearly?

By W.H. WATERS

America, America, what is happening to common sense and good reasoning in our land?

Do you remember that President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hilary Clinton, strove hard to change the medical care system in 1993? Republican congressmen and the money from HMO’s and insurance companies fought it with money and arguments that were in many respects untrue. Even so, things did not improve and costs went up and up.

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Letters to the Editor

A matter of trust regarding issues confronting U.S., writer says

To the Editor:

It's a matter of trust.

This nation was founded and built upon a set of inalienable principles, among which were individual responsibility, limited government, free enterprise, state's rights and the opportunity for individual excellence. These are the bedrock principles that have led to our greatness as a nation and our leadership of the free world.

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Board action called for against Davis regarding Obamas speech

To the Editor:

In an article in The Wilson Post on Sept. 9 entitled “Protest held at school bd.,” you quoted Mike Davis, director of schools for the county, that his decision to not allow the showing at any time of the President of the United States speech “had nothing to do with politics.”

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Use rainy day fund to vent gas line at Lebanon High School

To the Editor:

All things considered in regard to the gas leak repair at Lebanon High School, we need to vent the gas to the atmosphere to prevent another event similar to the Billy Goat Hill disaster back in the late 1950s.

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General News

CoreTech executive fires back at city

By JENNIFER HORTON
The Wilson Post

MT. JULIET – The president of a company seeking to locate its operations in Lebanon in a green technology research and development park responded Thursday to comments made by city officials that the firm is not what it has been promoted and may not really exist.

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Illegal solicitation taking place using MJPDs name
Officials with the Mt. Juliet Police Department have been informed that a group called the American Association of Police Officers is calling local residents about fundraising for the department.
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Local teens recognized for water projects

By BEN DUDLEY, The Wilson Post

Friendship Christian seniors Michael Smith and Dillon Bane have been selected as a part of “7 Days Across America” for their efforts in raising money and unique projects for Living Waters for the World, which deals with getting clean water to places that do not have access to it.

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New Winters Chapel AME celebrates 125th anniversary

New Winters Chapel AME Church will celebrate its 125th Church Anniversary/Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 20 with the theme “Home is Where the Heart Is.”

Special guests will be Pastor Allen and LaGuardo UME Church at the 11 a.m. service, and Bishop A.J. Valentine and the Lebanon Church of God congregation at the 3 p.m. service. Brother John R. and Miss C. from Gospel Show 98.9 will also be special guests at 3 p.m.

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General Sports

Friday night prep scores

Clinging to a 14-13 lead, Lebanon ran out the final 7:43 of the game and defeated Cookeville Friday night at Nokes-Lasater Field. The loss was the first of the season for the Cavs (3-1) while Lebanon improved to 2-2 ooverall.

Soph QB Patrick Maynard rushed for one TD and threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Stafford. Linebacker Jarvon Neal blocked Cookeville's attempted PAT midway through the fourth quarter.

All told, LHS snapped the ball 64 times (56 runs, 8 passes) while Cookeville managed only 43 snaps (19 runs and 24 pass attempts). The Blue Devils rolled up 19 first downs, Cookeville 11.

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