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Loyd Thomas Tommy Nokes, Jr., 77

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, June 17 at First Baptist Church of Lebanon for Mr. Nokes, 77, of Murfreesboro. Formerly of Lebanon, he died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at his home.

A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Loyd Thomas Nokes, Sr. and Catherine Nokes. He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Jacob Lee Christiansen.


General News

Charges pending in Monday wreck

The Wilson Post

An injury crash near the intersection of Hickory Ridge and Highway 109 in Lebanon resulted with a Gallatin man being LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt for critical injuries.

Lebanon Police responded to the call at 12:57 p.m. and believe that the driver of a 2005 Ford F-150, Leslie S. Dismang, of Gallatin, was traveling southbound on Highway 109 when he rear ended a 2012 Freightliners driven by Damond J. Matney, of Nolensville.

Couple charged in making meth

Additional charges expected; counterfeit money found

Additional charges are pending in a case that led to the arrest of two people on meth charges and the discovery of counterfeit money.

The incident occurred about 1 p.m., Thursday, June 13, at the Americas Best Value Inn, 824 South Cumberland Street, Lebanon. Officers with Lebanon Police Department received a complaint about a couple who refused to leave one of the rooms.

Chief Scott Bowen said in a news release that the couple, identified as Stacy Jennings, 32, of Antioch, and Carl Bynum, 35, of Houston, Texas, had been staying at the hotel for about two months and had fallen behind on their payments. The manager reportedly told the couple several times they would have to leave or pay their bill prior to calling the police.

Lebanon slates mosquito spraying Tuesday

City of Lebanon plans to do spot spraying for mosquitoes on Tuesday, June 18, weather permitting.

The make-up date will be Wednesday, June 19. For more information, call 444-0825.

MJ Zaxbys supports Wilson County CASA

Zaxbys in Mt. Juliet will give back to the community from 4 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, as the Providence location only will donate 10 percent of all its sales to benefit Wilson County CASA.

Mt. Juliet Zaxbys owner, Rachel Cox said Wilson County CASA was chosen because she and her husband believe that the organization is an important part of the community. Wilson County CASA provides trained volunteers who advocate in court for the stability and healthy development of abused and neglected children.

Weather advisor issued for NW Wilson

A Significant Weather Advisory has been issued for Northern Davidson, Southern Robertson, Southern Sumner and Northwest Wilson Counties by the National Weather Service.

NWS meteorologists at 3:36 p.m., Monday, were tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Joelton to Mt. Juliet, moving northeast at 5 mph.

Wreck on Hwy. 109 snarls traffic

TRAFFIC ALERT -- A multi-vehicle accident on Highway 109 at the intersection of Hickory Ridge Road has resulted in injury.

Vanderbilt's LifeFlight helicopter was called out to transport the injured.

The roadway is presently down to one-lane and is expected to be slowing traffic for the next several hours.


General Sports

Susewind memorial planned Thursday

Assistant coach with CU women's soccer
A memorial service has been planned for 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Belmont Universitys Troutt Theater for the late Eric Susewind, 28. Susewind, an assistant coach with the Cumberland University womens soccer team, died in a multi-vehicle accident early Sunday morning on Interstate 24 westbound.

Susewind was reportedly headed home from the Bonnaroo music festival in order to play in a Sunday afternoon game in a league with other area soccer coaches.

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