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Showing 19 articles from January 21, 2015.

Obituaries

John F. Criner, 90

Graveside services were held Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20 at Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Mr. Criner, 90, of Lebanon.

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Kathleen Dedman Holland, 81

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 21 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Holland, 81, of Mt. Juliet.

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Lelai Mai Dickens, 90

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 21 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Dickens, 90, of Lebanon.

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Lillian Ewing Lening, 81

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Jan. 18 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Lening, 81, of Lebanon. A graduate of Watertown High and a longtime beautician, she died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Quality Care.

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Patricia Ann Fusco, 66

Mrs. Fusco, 66, of Mt. Juliet passed away Jan. 18, 2015. Mrs. Fusco grew up in Statesville, NC where she graduated from high school.

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Patrick Thomas Carver, 87

Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon, Jan. 18 at Issac Carver Cemetery, Mt. Juliet for Mr. Carver, 87, of Scottsville, Kentucky.

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William Everette "Billy" Caplenor, 85

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Caplenor, 85, of the Flat Rock Community in Smith County.

A life-long farmer who worked at Moss Service & Supply for 25 years, he died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at University Medical Center in Lebanon.

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Sabrina on the Scene

(Beauty) Work in Progress - Lean in Lebanon

Beauty Work in Progress focuses on all the things you can do - or rather all the things you can pay someone else to do - to enhance your natural beauty and feel like your best possible self. However, one of the simplest steps you can take to feeling fabulous is to exercise.

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John Sloan - Outdoors

Pre-spring & other things about which to rant

This pre-spring time of year always baffles me. I am never sure just what I should be doing. If we have a tolerable day, there is a chance D. Earl Durham and I might go try and catch some sauger or something. Other than that, there is not a lot I need to do.

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General Lifestyle

Losing my religion...
Losing my religion...

Years ago I'd made up my mind that sleeping in on Sundays and relaxing was the way to go. So we (by this time I was married to my equal when it comes to religious skepticism) went on about our happy little life. We couldn't be bothered with all that "stuff."

Then...we had a boy.

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TSSAA bowling opens Thursday in Smyrna
TSSAA bowling opens Thursday in Smyrna
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General News

Local Troop First to Earn MJ Chamber Girl Scout Patch
Local Troop First to Earn MJ Chamber Girl Scout Patch

Daisy Troop #874 recently became the first to earn the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce "I Climbed Mt. Juliet" fun patch.

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MJ senior slam-dunks the odds
MJ senior slam-dunks the odds

Ashley Roby beat breast cancer at the ungodly age of 14, and three years later this week, she is tearing up the basketball court to help her Mt. Juliet High School Lady Bears basketball team score what she hopes is a championship. Last year, Roby made the Region 5-AAA all-tournament team and helped Mt. Juliet go to the state tourney.

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Moss faces additional charge
Brad Moss
Moss faces additional charge

As the result of continued investigative efforts, special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) have obtained an additional indictment for a Wilson County man already facing charges in connection to a multi-million dollar investment scheme.

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Northtown Starbucks plan hits snag
Northtown Starbucks plan hits snag

Admitting they might be a scourge on social media, Mt. Juliet city planners put their nix on a cup of Joe when they decided not to recommend the Northtown Starbucks project Thursday night.

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General Sports

McChurch scholarship established at CU
Tyler McChurch
McChurch scholarship established at CU

Former Bulldog football standout
LEBANON -- The family of Tyler McChurch, a former Cumberland University football player who died in an automobile accident in 2013, recently established a scholarship fund in Tyler's memory.

Tyler was a former standout football player at Friendship Christian School and later at Cumberland University.

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Crutchfield commits to UT-Martin
Crutchfield commits to UT-Martin

Lebanon High defensive lineman
Following an official on-campus visit this past weekend, Lebanon High's Julian Crutchfield verbally committed to the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Crutchfield, an All District 9-AAA performer at defensive end of the Blue Devils, is expected to play in the defensive line for the Skyhawks.

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Jeff Bennett to headline banquet
Jeff Bennett to headline banquet

Watertown baseball Feb. 7 event --
Lebanon resident and former major league pitcher Jeff Bennett will be the keynote speaker Saturday, Feb. 7 as the Watertown High baseball program holds its inaugural "Lead-Off" Banquet.

The event starts at 6 p.m. in the Watertown High cafeteria and will feature a catered meal, introduction of the 2015 Purple Tiger players and staff, a silent auction, a live auction for big ticket items, tours of the WHS facilities and of course -- remarks from Bennett.

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Tuesday, Jan. 20 prep hoops
Kobe Neuble
Tuesday, Jan. 20 prep hoops

BOYS FINALS --
Watertown 58, Red Boiling Springs 26;
Ezell Harding 60, MJ Christian 43;
Beech 45, Wilson Central 32;
Friendship Christian 60, Trousdale Co. 49
Lebanon 64, Hendersonville 45;
Mt. Juliet 63, Gallatin 51.

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