WATERTOWN – A chapel service will be held Friday, July 1 at 4 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon for Mr. Corley, 47, of Watertown.
Mr. Corley passed away Monday, June 27, 2011. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Friday from 9 a.m. until the service.
The chapel service will be conducted by Pastor Daniel Stirnemann.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Ann McIntire Corley.
Survivors include: three sons, Cody Corley, Dewight Corley, and Randy Corley; siblings, Sheila Hodge, Lynn Carey, Diane Dunn, Floyd Corley Jr., and Donald Corley; and two grandchildren, Madison Corley and Lindsey Corley.
Sellars Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Lebanon Toastmasters meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Spain House on the Lebanon First United Methodist Church campus at 415 West Main Street, Lebanon. Visitors are welcome. Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills. For information, call 444-0126.
Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Wilson County is in need of volunteers who would like to reach out to those in need in Wilson County. Volunteers must be age 55 or older. If you are interested in participating or partnering with the program, call 443-7606 or 742-1113, ext. 10.
Agape has contracted with Maple Hill church of Christ to provide counseling services in Lebanon. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Diana Crawford will be available at the church building on Mondays from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. She sees children and adults. For information, call 547-4244.
AL-ANON and ALATEEN family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. They believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid in recovery. There is a local AL-ANON and ALATEEN meeting in Lebanon every week. For information, call Harriett at 444-2852 or Linda at 444-8437.
HomeSafe Women’s Support Group meets Thursday evenings. For information and to sign up, call 444-6130. If you need help with an order of protection for domestic abuse, sexual assault or stalking, contact HomeSafe at 444-8955.
Hunters Point Celebration Center will sponsor a Summer Fun Kid’s Camp on Wednesday nights at 7 during June and July for ages 3-11. There will be games, prizes, music, crafts and more with guest appearances by Forgiveness Man and Dr. Cut It Out. Adults are welcomed to attend the mid-week service. HPCC Is at 2232 Hunters Point Pike, Lebanon. For information, visit wwwlhpccenter.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilson County Retired Teachers’ Association will award two scholarships for the fall semester. Applications are now available at the Office of Student Financial Service at Cumberland University, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The WCRTA Scholarship is available to any junior or senior majoring in education. All parts of the application must be completed to be accepted. Deadline for applying is Friday, July 1.
Music in the Cedars will be at 6 p.m., Friday, July 1. There will be no music on Saturday, July 2. Elliott Bro’s Band and Pa Pa will pick and sing on Friday. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for 50 cents. Bring your chairs, and come to Cedars of Lebanon State Park Camper check-in stage for the concert.
American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the Lebanon Post Office from noon until 5 p.m., Friday, July 1. The event is titled, “Country in My Blood,” and all donors will be entered into a drawing for a two-night stay at the Opryland Hotel, tickets to the Ryman, a backstage tour of the Ryman and a $300 Visa card. Schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code USPSLebanon or contact Betsy Snyder at email@example.com or call 453-4758.
Wilson County Conservative Republicans will meet on Saturday, July 2, at Logan’s at Providence MarketPlace, Mt. Juliet. District 17 State Sen. Mae Beavers will give a legislative update on this year’s session of the Tennessee General Assembly.
Rocky Valley Baptist Church will have its first Free Movie Night at 8 on Saturday, July 2, at the church at 5745 Old Murfreesboro Road, East, Lebanon. Free drinks and popcorn will be provided. Everyone is urged to bring chairs or blankets to sit on. There are also plans to have fireworks after the movie for this first such event.
Lebanon High School Class of 1991 is planning a 20-year reunion for July 2. Organizers are looking for classmates. Email contact information to Dawn Carr Willis at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or call 308-0034. For information, go to www.eventbrite.com or Facebook.
Hailey-Fisher Reunion will be Monday, July 4, at Lock Seven. Bring a covered dish for the noon meal. Family and friends are invited.
Lebanon City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, in the Town Meeting Hall, City of Lebanon Administration Building at Castle Heights.
Lady Liberty Live, also known as Rachael Rainwater, will be at the Lebanon Library at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 5. She delights and educates audiences of all ages as Lady Liberty. All ages are welcome. The program is free. For information, contact Nancy Fowler at 444-0632 or visit the website at www.lebanonlibrary.net.
Wilson County Commission Ag Extension Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, at the Ag Extension Office.
Development & Tourism Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the county commission courtroom, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.
Back Tax Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the commission courtroom.
Animal Control Committee will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Health & Welfare Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Education Committee will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Minutes Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Steering Committee will meet at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Budget Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in Conference Room 2, courthouse.
Lebanon Airport Commission will meet at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, 760 Franklin Road.
Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Committee will meet at 7:45 a.m., Thursday, July 7, at the JECDB office at 115 N. Castle Heights Ave., Suite 102, Lebanon.
Senior Citizens Program and Caregivers will be the first Thursday of the month, July 7, at 11:30 a.m., at the Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon. Door prizes will be given. For information, call 444-1383.
Wilson County Road Commission will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, July 8, in the Road Commission office where a Road Superintendent will be appointed, and it will be followed by the Urban Type Public
Fear, Frenzy & Faith with Kim Bolton – Rocky Valley Baptist Church is hosting a Ladies Night at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 9. Tickets are $15 which includes dinner. Contact Jennifer at 218-5701 or Candy at 944-9407 for tickets. Deadline to purchase tickets is Saturday, July 2.
Wilson County Republican Party will meet at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 9, at the WCRP Headquarters at 500 South Cumberland Street (next to Kevin’s Automotive and directly behind 231 Car Sales), Lebanon. Guest speaker will be Trecia Dillingham, president of the Wilson County Chapter of Tennessee Right to Life. For information, contact Kevin Foushee, chairman of the WCRP, at 444-5732, or go to www.wilsongop.org.
Second Annual Tojo Creek Gourd Gala will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, July 9, at the East/West Building of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center/Wilson County Fairgrounds. Come and see a wide variety of gourd arts and crafts. Admission is free. For information, email Gourds@TojoCreek.com or call John Swendiman at 449-0335. The event is co-sponsored by UT Extension.
Wilson County Commission Public Works Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.
Wilson County Democratic Women will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, at Gondola (in front of Walmart) in Lebanon. Members are encouraged to bring toothpaste to assist the Mt. Juliet Help Center. Guest speaker will be Dr. Bill McKee, professor of Education and Public Service Management at Cumberland University. The first place scholarship winner will also be in attendance. The Democratic Women sponsor scholarships for Wilson County senior high school students. There were three winners this year.
University of Tennessee Extension will offer the 4-H Babysitter’s Training Program from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, July 12-14, at the UT Extension Office at 925 E. Baddour Pkwy., Suite 100, Lebanon. The age range for this class is 5th through 12th grade. Participants must attend all three days. Cost will be $30 to cover materials each participant will receive. Space is limited, and slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must pre-register to attend. If you would like to register your child, or have questions or concerns, contact Marietta Sanford at 444-9584 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tennessee Gesneriad Society will meet at Cheekwood in Botanic Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 17. The program will be slideshow of the National Convention flower show. For information, contact Julie at Julie.email@example.com or call 364-8459.
Long-Term Ombudsman Program volunteers are needed to visit and advocate for the elderly residents of long-term care facilities in the Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson and Robertson County areas. Requirements include patience, persistence, the ability to be objective and a genuine concern for the vulnerable elderly population in the area. The next 16-hour, two-day volunteer certification training will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 23-24. For information or to register for training, call 452-1687 or 452-5259.
Calling all Wilson County High School graduates and teachers, the Class of 1964 invites you to take a cruise to the Bahamas, Nassau, leaving out of Florida on April 30, 2012 and returning on May 4, 2012. For information, contact Emma Tapley Stafford at 453-1402 or Bob Lowe at Travel World at 444-0533.
To submit items for the calendar, you can mail them to The Wilson Post, 216 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tenn. 37087, or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Wilson Post reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.
By PATRICK HALL
The Wilson Post
If you’re looking for a hobby this summer that will not only get you working in the sunlight, but also require little maintenance, former UT Extension Home Economist Emma Stafford recommends growing Knock Out roses at your home.
The Knock Out is a compact shrub rose that is resistant to disease and requires minimal time and effort to maintain. With a tough, dark purple and green foliage that turns burgundy in the fall, the Knock Out roses bloom fire engine-red in cool weather and cherry red in the summer months.
“This is the perfect hobby for flower lovers who just can’t grow plants or think they don’t have a green thumb,” Stafford said.
By PATRICK HALL
The Wilson Post
It’s been a long and arduous road for Nancy Andrews, a member of the Wilson County Animal Control Committee, to have a policy that holds owners responsible for dogs that may attack people, like the one that bit her two years ago.
The Animal Control Committee met June 9, where Andrews presented the members with the department’s new vicious and dangerous dogs policy, receiving unanimous votes for the policy’s approval.
“We’re trying to make our county safer for everyone,” Andrews said of the policy.
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