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Obituaries

Hill memorial set Monday

GOSPEL SINGER-SONGWRITER
A celebration of life will be held 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Grace Church of the Nazarene in Nashville for Mr. Stephen Thomas Hill, 55, of Mt. Juliet. Mr. Hill, a renowned singer-songwriter died suddenly Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.

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At the Movies

Bourne Legacy lacks what made previous three films special

By PATRICK HALL
The Wilson Post

Its never easy making a sequel, a storyline has to move forward and balance enough of what worked in the previous installment while delivering something new, but unfortunately, Bourne Legacy does neither.

Directed and co-written by Tony Gilroy and starring Jeremy Renner as government super-agent Aaron Cross, Legacy intertwines with events in 2007s Bourne Ultimatum, during which Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) finds closure and escapes his government tormentors.

Since the operations Treadstone and Blackbriar that spawned Bourne have been exposed, the Central Intelligence Agency is trying to cover its tracks by dispensing of other agents, including Cross. When they try to kill him, he goes on the run and action-movie stuff ensues.

Pulling the strings is Eric Byer played by Edward Norton, who we never really learn anything about, but is just like all the other baddies in the previous three films. He spouts platitudes about protecting America and the usual spy lingo.

Running with Cross is genetic scientist Dr. Marta Shearing (Rachel Weisz) who is the films most unique character and its most interesting.

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General Sports

Jamborees set tonight, Saturday

Tonights jamboree action is the final dry run as Wilson County football teams prepare for their regular season openers on Aug. 17. Most jamborees are two periods of action with a mixed kicking game -- sometimes live and sometimes dead.

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