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John Sloan - Outdoors

Doldrums, dog days and just plain hot

Hunnert and fo degrees in the front of the boat. I set the hook . . . hard.
You can catch fish in the heat of the day. I have done it. It is not easy and it is not as much fun as you might think. On the day the thermometer read 104-degrees, I came close to a heat stroke. But we did catch a few fish and they were good ones.


Our Feathered Friends

Hummers and More


Where, oh where have the Hummingbirds gone? I have answered that question over and over this spring and now even through the start of summer.



Community Calendar -- July 16

General News

'We lost an outstanding young man'

What started off as a fun night on Old Hickory Lake with friends resulted in the drowning of a beloved Watertown teen.

Lebanon Public Square redesign tops TDOT tour

Tennessee Department of Transportation representatives visited the Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce and LoJac this week as part of their Regional Projects Tour 2014.

MJ no longer considering construction moratorium

MT. JULIET -- You shorten a “bad word” to just its first letter, and that’s what happened to the word “moratorium” at Monday night’s City Commission meeting in Mt. Juliet.

MJPD seeks info on stolen wallet

Investigators with the Mt. Juliet Police Department are looking to identify a man who may know the whereabouts of a stolen wallet that contained a large amount of cash.

Wilson job growth 'near record breaking'

Job growth is “near a record breaking high” in Wilson County over the past 12 months according to the county's chief recruiting arm for industrial and retail development.


General Sports

Wilson Co. sports in brief

Special Olympics social set July 27
Special Olympics of Wilson County is hosting a welcome back social for any athletes interested in participating in basketball, bocce or swimming. Anyone willing to help with Special Olympics please join the fun too. The social will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Don Fox Park. Athletes should bring snacks to share.
Contact Melody Engle at 615-517-0317 with any questions.


Women of Wilson

Woman of Wilson: Delaine Freeman Smith
Woman of Wilson: Delaine Freeman Smith

"Green Acres is the place to be. Farm living is the life for me. Land spreading out so far and wide - keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside!"

Lyrics used in the theme song for the 1960s television show Green Acres could also apply to a special Lebanon lady, Delaine Freeman Smith.

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