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Legal Notices

Legal Notices 07/11/2014
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Guest Column

Pay scale concerns raised for SLPs in WC Schools

I am writing in regard to the recent e-mail that I received from Mary Ann Sparks, director of Human Resources for Wilson County Schools, regarding the new pay scale that will be implemented for the 2014-2015 school year. I want to take a minute to advocate for our profession and the reasons why I feel like a base salary of $45,500 for a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) with no pay bumps, increases, etc., is unfair and not an appropriate pay rate for our profession.

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Calendar

Community Calendar -- July 11
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General News

Hutto: No jobs at risk from EMS plan

MT. JULIET -- None of the current employees of Wilson Emergency Management Agency (WEMA) need fear losing their jobs if Mt. Juliet city commissioners vote to contract with Medic One to provide Mt. Juliet’s primary emergency medical services, according to Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto.

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Is I-40 widening project complete?
Is I-40 widening project complete?

Only minor work remains to be done to fully complete a road widening project on Interstate 40 between Mt. Juliet Road to just past Highway 109 that began in July 2013, but fell behind schedule mainly due to Mother Nature.

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MJ's Butch Wilmore will return to space
MJ's Butch Wilmore will return to space

Mt. Juliet High graduate and NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore will command the next crew to launch to the International Space Station.

Wilmore, a former football standout for the Golden Bears, will join cosmonauts Elena Serova and Alexander Samokutyaev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and launch to the space station September 25 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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School safety focus of Kiwanis Day of Prayer

The 16th annual Day of Pray for Our Schools will be observed throughout Wilson County on Sunday, Aug. 3.

 

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General Sports

Eddie McDaniels inks with Cumberland

Eddie McDaniels has decided to specialize. A versatile, multi-sport athlete at Lebanon High who earned 10 varsity letters in his four-year career, signed paperwork Wednesday morning to play baseball with hometown Cumberland University.

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Committee stalls CU's DII application

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA announced on Friday the decisions reached by the Division II Membership Committee on applications for NCAA Division II candidacy.

The Great Midwest Athletic Conference sponsored two institutions for candidacy in 2014-15, Georgetown College and Cumberland University.

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CU signee rehabs from knee injury
CU signee rehabs from knee injury

Uphill battles are nothing new for Cumberland University football signee Chris Hale.
    
The all-time leading rusher (4,256 yards) in the 11-year history of Eagleville High School is once again putting his nose to the grindstone hoping to be ready for the opening of fall camp.

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Eddie McDaniels inks with Cumberland
Eddie McDaniels
Eddie McDaniels inks with Cumberland

Eddie McDaniels has decided to specialize. A versatile, multi-sport athlete at Lebanon High who earned 10 varsity letters in his four-year career, signed paperwork Wednesday morning to play baseball with hometown Cumberland University.
    
McDaniels, son of Missy Reeder, played baseball and basketball all four years for the Blue Devils before deciding to play football as a senior and a junior.

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Purvis returns as MJ baseball coach
Purvis returns as MJ baseball coach

An announcement was made Tuesday, July 15 naming Mark Purvis as head baseball coach at Mt. Juliet High.
    
Purvis, who was the coach of the Golden Bears for 13 seasons prior to stepping down in June of 2012, will take over for the man who replaced him -- Jim Carter.

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