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Showing 12 articles from September 25, 2012.


Daniel Ernest Fite, 58

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Fite, 58, of Lebanon. A published author and a computer programmer / analyst, the graduate of Castle Heights Military Academy died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Interment was at the Prosperity Cemetery. Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel, Lebanon.

John Wayne Essary, 73

A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg for Mr. Essary, 73, of Lebanon and formerly of Dyer County. He died Sept. 24, 2012.

Leonard Douglas Harris, 65

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown for Mr. Harris, 65, of Lebanon. Formerly of the Norene Community, he died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012

Marty Aliemenious, 44

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Sellars Funeral Home / Stone Mansion for Mr. Alienmenious, 44, of Lebanon. A painter, he died Sept. 14, 2012.

Melba Sue Hill, 72

Funeral services have been set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, for Mrs. Hill, 72, of Watertown.

Paul Francis Karlewicz, 66

Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at St. Stephen Catholic Church, Old Hickory, for Mr. Karlewicz, 66, of Mt. Juliet. A US Army veteran, he died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012.

Ret. Col. Andrew J. Waynick, III

Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens for Col. Waynick, 81, of Mt. Juliet. A 39-year veteran of the US Army, he died Sept. 20, 2012.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice. Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.


General News

Biglari Holdings to pay feds $850,000 fine

U.S. Department of Justice officials announced Tuesday that Biglari Holdings Inc. will pay an $850,000 civil penalty to settle charges that it violated premerger reporting and waiting requirements when it acquired significant stock in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.

Biglari Holdings Chief Executive Officer Sardar Biglari, recently refused an offer from the Cracker Barrel Board of Directors to appoint two independent members to the board. Biglari owns a 17.5 percent stake in Cracker Barrel and has been waging a proxy battle for two seats on the board.

The Justice Departments Antitrust Division, at the request of the Federal Trade Commission, filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., against Biglari Holdings for violating the notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act of 1976.

MJ nods fire dept., hiring of chief

From Post staff reports

Mt. Juliet City Commission gave the final approval on reinstating the city fire department Monday night and voted to fund a fire chief position.

The department is expected to be up and running by July 2013 when construction of a new fire station in the Providence area is to be completed. The city plans to hire a fire chief by Jan. 1, 2013.

No new property taxes are required at this time to fund the department as the city plans to use revenues generated from the current 20-cent property tax to meet the needs of the new fire department.

TDOT Tour highlights projects in Wilson

The Wilson Post

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and other TDOT officials gave local elected officials updates on all the departments construction projects in Wilson County during Mondays Projects Tour.

This is the second year the department has conducted the tour, which gives elected officials a chance to see and know what is going on in their communities. Schroer said TDOT is trying to improve communication with the communities where projects are being done.

Locally, TDOT is working on widening Interstate 40 between Mt. Juliet and Highway 109, building a new bridge over the Cumberland River between Wilson and Sumner Counties and widening Highway 141 to Hartsville.

One of the big goals we have at TDOT is working with our local officials and partners, Schroer said. Part of this tour is having relationships with our local partners.


General Sports

CU's Langille earns national honor

LEBANON -- For the second time in three weeks, Cumberland freshman Kelsey Langille was voted the NAIA Womens Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday, as announced by the national office.

WCHS sweeps Gallatin 3-0

GALLATIN -- Wilson Central's volleyball team improved to 20-11 overall and 7-3 in District 9AAA play following Monday evening's 3-0 victory at Gallatin High School. Game scores: 25-15, 25-21 and 25-21.

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