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Showing 20 articles from February 11, 2015.

Opinion

Try a Little Tenderness

When it comes to our senior citizens, we must do all that we can to honor and cherish them.

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Obituaries

Brian C. Petroff, 36

A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Petroff, 36, of Lebanon.

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Clarence Glenn Jenkins, 87

Funeral services will be conducted 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Jenkins, 87, of Mt. Juliet.

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Evelyn J. Phillips, 57

Ms. Phillips, 57, of Lebanon, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.

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Harold Bains Ingram, 91

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Feb. 9 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Ingram, 91 of the Tuckers Crossroads Community.

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Jerry Lamb, 59

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Feb. 7 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Lamb, 59, of Mt. Juliet.

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Roy Wayne Harrell, 70

No services were planned for Mr. Harrell, 70, of Lebanon.

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Susan Violet Glinski, 72

No services are planned for Mrs. Glinski, 72, of Mt. Juliet.

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John Sloan - Outdoors

Raisinettes and Werisesteria

It is a great day for a werisesteria. I never knew it was called that. Heck, maybe there really isn't such a word. Fellow that told it to me could have just made it up but I've not known him to lie. Well, not bad anyway.

I leaned against the side of the big maple. It is naked now, my ladder stand does just that. It stands out with no leaves to hide it. In the fall, that stand is surrounded by the reds and golds of turning leaves. Now, the whole patch of woods is sepia or just drab. Not much color. Great for a werisesteria.

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General Lifestyle

(Beauty) Work in Progress
(Beauty) Work in Progress

My hair is usually curled for two reasons. One, I think big, loose waves are pretty and can take you to any function - dressy or casual. Two, I don't know how to properly blow dry and straighten my hair.

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

The Roy Bailey African American Museum and History Center would like to extend a special thanks to the record 300 participants who walked on Jan. 19 in the Third Annual Unity March through Lebanon to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Top Stories-Slideshow

Florists' biz is blooming
Florists' biz is blooming

Roses are red, violets are blue...if you want to show someone you love them, better orders these - and soon.

Local florists say the week leading up to Valentine's Day is their busiest time of the year.

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General News

Art is everywhere
Art is everywhere

Children's author Barney Saltzberg made not one, but two presentations, at Winfree Bryant Middle School on Tuesday morning.

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Beckwith Place passes first reading

Mt. Juliet city commissioners approved on first reading one of three massive subdivisions planned for south Mt. Juliet, as well as requested city administration to initiate site selection for a new fire station Monday night.

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Bentley named business person of the year
Bentley named business person of the year

The Lebanon/Wilson Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held Thursday night at The Capitol Theatre in Lebanon.
It was a time of transition for the Chamber as they welcomed incoming President Melanie Minter and new Chairman of the Board John Bradshaw.

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General Sports

9-AAA girls open tourney Thursday
9-AAA girls open tourney Thursday

MJ & WC will host first rounds --
Play in the District 9-AAA girls basketball tournament cranks up Thursday night at two satellite sites with top-seeded Mt. Juliet and No. 2-seed Wilson Central scheduled to host.

Mt. Juliet's Lady Bears (25-2 overall and 14-0 in 9-AAA) will host No. 8-seeded Gallatin (12-15, 2-12) in a 6:30 p.m. contest. The second game of the evening will feature Hendersonville (11-10, 7-7) vs. Beech (12-15, 5-9).

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CU's Hunt unfazed by 0-3 start
Woody Hunt
CU's Hunt unfazed by 0-3 start

Bulldogs play Wednesday at TN Wesleyan
Starting the 2015 baseball season 0-3 isn't causing anyone associated with Cumberland University baseball to reach for the panic button. Especially not veteran head coach Woody Hunt.

Coming off an NAIA World Series title in 2014, Hunt knew this year's squad would have some tough sledding, especially early.

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21 locals will vie for state crowns
21 locals will vie for state crowns

TSSAA wrestling tournament opens --
Based on their regional performances, 21 Wilson County grapplers have qualifed for the TSSAA State Championships this week in Franklin.

Elimination rounds started Thursday afternoon at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center with medal rounds on tap Saturday.

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FCS girls end season with loss
FCS girls end season with loss

46-29 decision at University School --
NASHVILLE -- Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders saw their basketball season come to a close with a 46-26 loss at University School of Nashville Tuesday in the opening round of the Division II East-Middle Regional.

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Women of Wilson

Woman of Wilson: Necole Bell
Woman of Wilson: Necole Bell

During her 20-plus-year career in the cosmetic industry, Necole Bell traveled around the country and learned about fashion and beauty from greats such as Leonard Lauder and Jane Hertzmark, president of the global brand Estee Lauder.
However, returning to her Tennessee hometown in 2010 is what truly showed Bell just how beautiful life could be.

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