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Showing 5 articles from July 5, 2013.


Lanny Gene Sloan, 54

Lanny Sloan, 54 of Carthage, died July 4, 2013. The funeral service, conducted by Brother Jimmy Gregory and Brother Bob Curtis, is 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6 at Sellars Funeral Home (313 W. Baddour Pkwy) in Lebanon.

Visitation from 12 Noon until the service on Saturday.

Mary A. Searcy , 77

Ms. Mary A. Searcy, age 77, died Friday, July 5, 2013 at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Arrangements are in the care of JC Hellum Funeral Home, 107 Stokes St., Lebanon, 615-444-4558.

Wilburn Leroy Davidson, 78

Wilburn Leroy Mr. Bill / George Davidson, 78, of Harrison and formerly of Mt. Juliet, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

Mr. Davidson was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a real estate agent with Bluefield, Century 21 and later in life with Remax Carriage House in Mt. Juliet.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road.


General News

WEMA director in 4-car wreck

The Wilson Post

Wilson County Emergency Management Agency Director John Jewell said that no one was injured last week (Wednesday, June 26) when a four-vehicle accident involving him occurred.

A report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said that the first vehicle, a 2006 Chevrolet van driven by Brian Clayborn of Alexandria, was stopped in the southbound lane of Highway 70 due to an unknown southbound motorist turning left into a private drive. The second vehicle directly behind him was a 2007 Chevrolet C15 pickup driven by Earl Lamberson of Watertown, who was slowing to a stop.

According to Jewell and the report, he was traveling southbound on the way home from work in his vehicle a 2005 Dodge R35 owned by WEMA when he struck Lamberson from behind. Because of the sudden stop, Jewells vehicle was then struck by a 1992 Dodge Dakota pickup driven by Michael Estes of Lebanon.


General Sports

Football practice starts Monday

The TSSAA-mandated dead period ended Monday, July 8 and with it comes organized team activities for Wilson Countys prep football teams.

Mt. Juliet High, under the direction of first-year head coach Trey Perry, got an early start with 6:30 a.m. sessions Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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