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Showing 16 articles from December 31, 2013.

Obituaries

Ann Schuetze, 88
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Ann Waynick, 79

A graveside service was held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 29 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Waynick, 79, of Mt. Juliet.

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Charles Burton Thacker, 80

Mr. Thacker, 80, of Lebanon died Dec. 27, 2013, at his home.  A native of Davidson County, he was the son of the late James Carney Thacker and Mae Ruth Drake Thacker.

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Evelyn Powers Maxwell, 91

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Dec. 28 at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon, for Mrs. Maxwell, 91.  She died Dec. 25, 2013.

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Zemery Loree Jones, 89

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 29 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Jones, 89.

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John Sloan - Outdoors

Happy old year's
Sloan atop Sonnybrook 35 years ago
Happy old year's

A mere 35 years ago, this is the way I made a living. This horse is Sunnybrook and on the day this picture was taken, he was 26 years old and a handful. Sunny went to the Finals several years. On this afternoon, I won the bareback riding at Ft. Collins, Colorado. That was a good year.

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Column

May the Serenity Prayer be your guide in 2014

By the time you read this, 2014 will either be just around the corner or will have already arrived. It’s a new year for new beginnings and new endings, or to use a single word, another year for changes.

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New Year's wishes from County Mayor

With the new year approaching, it’s a time remember the good times of 2013 and to celebrate the future of 2014. The most important thing I want everyone to remember during this time is to have fun and celebrate safely.

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Oh, don’t say that! Don’t write it, either

How about some advice for the new year? Maybe a list of terrible language gaffes? Thanks for your efforts to improve us.

                        -A Friend

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Top Stories-Slideshow

Veterans Park, Museum bids go out Jan. 6
Veterans Park, Museum bids go out Jan. 6

Bids for the Wilson County Veterans Park and Museum will go out Monday, Jan. 6 and be reviewed on Jan. 17 with hopes of starting construction in February.

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General News

Bannach resigns from seat on commission

District 18 Commissioner Adam Bannach has officially resigned from his seat due to relocation outside of his district.

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Man tries to lure girl into car

A man reportedly tried to lure an 8-year-old female into his vehicle in Mt. Juliet on Sunday afternoon.

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One killed in I-40 wreck

A North Carolina teenager was killed in a car accident that occurred about 10:45 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 28, on Interstate 40 eastbound near the 246 mile marker.

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General Sports

Four FCS football players earn all-state
Steven Hollis
Four FCS football players earn all-state

LEBANON -- Four Friendship Christian School football players have been named Division II-A All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.

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LHS, Central boys win tournaments

The boys basketball teams from both Wilson Central and Lebanon high schools won their respective holiday tournaments over the weekend.

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WC girls rip 15 3-pointers in win

GREENEVVILLE -- Wilson Central shattered the LandAir Ladie Classic record for 3-pointers in a single game by gunning in 15 during Monday afternoon's 66-39 win over North Greene to earn the right to play mid-state rival Shelbyville Tuesday for seventh place.

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