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Showing 5 articles from April 29, 2013.


Mary Elizabeth Trusty, 88

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Trusty are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Gray officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be on Monday until 8 p.m. and Tuesday after 1 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Kevin Haas, Phil Nixon, Steven Oakley, Jack Thompson, Jeremy Melton, and Franklin Thompson will serve as pallbearers.

Walter Ray Crutcher, 78

Mr. Walter Ray Crutcher, 78 of Lebanon, passed away April 25, 2013, at Alive Hospice at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Joe and Ruby Mai Newton Crutcher. Mr. Crutcher was a U.S. Army Veteran, retired from the Wilson County Jail and was a Baptist in belief.


General News

Friday night wreck injures four

The Wilson Post

Charges are still pending following an investigation of a wreck that occurred just before 8 p.m. on Friday, said Lebanon Police Officer Wayne Howard.

Howard said dispatch received the call at 7: 55 p.m. regarding a series of accidents on Highway 231 North.

The driver of a Dodge Caravan was traveling northbound on Highway 231 when the vehicle struck the left rear corner panel of a 1999 Dodge Durango. Following the first hit, the Caravan veered across a double yellow line into the opposite lane and hit a 2003 Nissan Altima head-on.

Howard said an adult driver was transporting two child passengers in the Nissan Altima. All three were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. The driver was treated for a fractured femur, broken hip and internal bleeding; both children had broken collarbones and one of them had a cut on his arm. Both the driver of the Altima and the driver of the Caravan have not yet been released from the hospital.

The driver of the Caravan was treated for a punctured lung. The driver of the Durango was OK at the scene.

The roadway in the Oakdale and Hartmann Drive North area was shut down for a time after the accident occurred.

Howard said a blood sample was taken from the driver of the Caravan and that LPD is still investigating to determine whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Military to escort Hovies return to Lebanon Monday night

From Post staff reports
A military escort will accompany the body of Lt. Joshua Hovies Monday night, a little more than a week after the Lebanon resident reportedly drowned in South Korea in an off-baseswimming accident.

Hovies body is to return to the Nashville International Airport at 6:19 p.m. and will then be brought to Lebanon with a military escort. A spokesperson at Wilson County Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens said the procession is to travel up Highway 231 and finally to the funeral home.


General Sports

CU's Stewart signs with Dallas

An opportunity -- that's all B.J. Stewart wanted. And on Sunday, the former Cumberland Unversity football player got that opportunity when the Dallas Cowboys signed him to a free-agent contract.

The Rome, GA native will report to the Cowboys' Valley Ranch practice facility in Irvin, TX May 10 for a three-day mini camp along with seven draft choices and 15 other free-agent signees.

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