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Obituaries

Barbara Mabry, 69

A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the Sellars Funeral Home / Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike, for Mrs. Mabry, 69, of Lebanon. She died April 7, 2013.

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Charles Walter "Chuck" Ross Jr., 48

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Ross, 48, of Lebanon. He died Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Gary Donald Lyda, 76

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, April 9 at First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet for Mr. Lyda, 76, of Old Hickory. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he died Friday, April 5, 2013.

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Izella Nunley, 75

Funeral services will be held 12 Noon, Thursday, April 11 at the JC Hellum Funeral Home, 107 Stokes Street, for Mrs. Nunley, 75, of Lebanon. Born June 22, 1937, and known to her family and friends as "Tincey", she died April 6, 2013 in Nashville.

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Joe R. Edmondson, 89

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 at the Living Springs Baptist Church (4559 Weakley Lane) in Smyrna for Mr. Edmondson, 89, of Lebanon. He died April 7, 2013.

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Keith Myers, Sr., 75

Mr. Myers, 75, of Hermitage, died Thursday, April 4, 2013. Survivors include: wife Patricia Myers and children Keith Myers, Jr., Bradley Myers and Tracey Cameli.

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General News

Cold front moving in Wednesday

A strong cold front is expected to move across Middle Tennessee late Wednesday night and Thursday...with a line of showers and thunderstorms developing along the front and pushing across the Mid State.

Conditions are favorable for some of the storms to become severe along this line with damaging winds being the main threat. Tornadoes cannot be ruled out however given the amount of wind shear forecast across the area.

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FCS presents Fiddler on the Roof Junior April 12-13

Friendship Christian School presents Fiddler on the Roof Junior this weekend at the Lester Family Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.onThursday, April 11,Friday, April 12, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.

Set in the little village of Anatevka in turn of the century Russia, Fiddler on the Roof Junior is the classic tale of Tevye the Dairyman, and his struggle to hold onto tradition in the face of a changing world.

The beginning of the 20th century was a time of great upheaval and change in Russia. It was the eve of what is known as the Russian Revolutionary period. The small Jewish villages that peppered Russia were subjected to unspeakable things. Such social and political unrest is the backdrop for the story that is the heart of Fiddler On The Roof Junior.

As Tevye's commitment to his family, religion and the tradition that created them is tested, we see the rich love and moral dedication that holds it all together. The play is based on the short stories of Sholom Aleichem, who the New York Times called "...the warm-hearted spokesman of the poor Jews in the Russian villages at the turn of the century." Fiddler On The Roof opened on Broadway in 1964, starring Zero Mostel, to rave reviews and a long Broadway run, before being made into a major motion picture in 1971 starring Topol.

The cast includes the following students:

TEVYE -- Ethan Kearney

GOLDE -- Katie Pulliam

TZEITEL -- McKayla Strickland

HODEL -- Carolyn Wilkinson

CHAVA -- Abby Loring

SHPRINTZE -- Annah Smith

BIELKE -- Peyton Smith

YENTE -- Kelsey Warner

MOTEL -- Cole Buttrey

PERCHIK -- Roman Ottinger

LAZAR WOLFE -- Sam Sherrill

MORDCHA -- Joshua Garnto

RABBI -- Jared Lukas

MENDEL -- Braden Miller

AVRAM -- David Pitt

CONSTABLE -- Drew Porth

FYEDKA -- Chandler Bastin

SASHA -- Austin Garrett

YUSSEL -- Cordell Bay

FIDDLER -- Sydney Dixner

FRUMA-SARAH -- Stacey Henderson

GRANDMA TZEITEL -- Christina Hankins

RUSSIANS -- Will Nolan, Andrew DiFillipo, Cameron Paschal

VILLAGERS -- Courtney Bates, Alex McDonald, Elizabeth England, Ashley Stillin, Mikayla Keopf , Grace Penner, Madisen Strickland, Amber Agee, Caroline Cardwell, Halle Ford, Kaitlyn Harper, Rebecca Kearney-Dunker

VILLIAGE CHILDREN -- Emma Bastin, Isabella Wittrig, Aisy Dixner, Bryleigh Miller

VILLAGE ADULTS -- Jason Miller, Bill Nave, Alan Smith, Donna and Rick Wittrig

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for non-FCS students, $2 FCS students, and there is a $30 maximum per family. Performances are open to the public. For more information, call the school at 443-1573.

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General Sports

LHS soccer wins in OT

LEBANON -- Gabriel Tovr's goal with eight seconds remaining in the second overtime gave Lebanon a3-2 victory over Gallatin Monday night in a District 9AAA soccer match.

Senior Trent Smith played most of the game in goal before Cole Morse came in to close out the game.

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Monday's prep softball

A three-run sixth inning keyed by an RBI single by Tanna Whited and a two-run double by Brittany Petry helped lift Friendship Christian to a 4-2 softball win at Lebanon High Monday.

The Lady Commanders were nursing a 2-1 lead going into the top of the sixth, when Courtney Petty led off and reached on an error.

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Monday, April 8 local baseball

Turner hits two HR's for Tigers
WATERTOWN -- Freshman Luke Turner hit two homers and drove in five runs as Watertown run-ruled Lancaster Christian 18-8 in five innings Monday at Three Forks Park. Turner homered in the third and fifth innings as the Purple Tigers pounded out 16 hits against LCA pitching.

WHS (5-7-2) scored eight runs in the fifth on a walk by Justin Johnson, a sacrifice fly by Ben Bain, a three-run home run by Turner, a passed ball, and a sacrifice fly by Colin Jennings.

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Watkins headed to CSCC

Friendship Christian point guard Kristian Watkins signed a national letter of intent and scholarship papers Tuesday to continue her basketball career at Columbia State Community COllege.

Watkins, the daughter of Danny and Alma Watkins of Lebanon, played two seasons at FCS under coach Deanna Teeter.

"Columbia State is getting a fine young lady and a player who has only scratched the surface," Coach Teeter said. "Kristian will get a chance to grow as a player at Columbia State."

Look for this photo in the Friday, April 12 print edition of The Wilson Post.

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