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John Sloan - Outdoors

Just a touch of frost

The moon was so full, looked so close, I thought I could hit it with an arrow.

Maybe before I die, I'll try. Could be, it just looked close because I am at 10,650 feet on the side of a mountain. There is just a touch of frost.

I adjust the pack and slide the bow sling over my head. There is just a touch of frost and the aspens have started to turn.

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Telling Tales

Moving Day
Moving Day

This past Wednesday we moved our eldest into her new home away from home for the next four years.

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Wilson Living

7th Annual Holiday Expo Scheduled for November 19-21

In just three short months, the weather will be cooler, the days will be shorter and the holiday decorations will be everywhere. That's the perfect time for the Wilson Living Holiday Expo & Gala, and we couldn't be more excited to be bringing it to you for the seventh year in a row!

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General Lifestyle

Armistead named 'Fairest of the Fair'- slideshow
Armistead named 'Fairest of the Fair'- slideshow

It was a case of "third time's the charm" for brunette beauty Elizabeth Kate Armistead.

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Makeup artist donates time to Celebrating Beauty Pageant
Makeup artist donates time to Celebrating Beauty Pageant

Makeup artist Niki Green donated her time and talents to help girls get ready for the third annual Celebrating Beauty Pageant at the Wilson County Fair on Sunday.

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Missing David- Part 4
Missing David- Part 4

Few people got close to the man who remains the only open missing person case in Wilson County.

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Sherry's Run patient moved by community support
Sherry's Run patient moved by community support

Lebanon residents David and Willa Burnley recently celebrated 63 years of marriage. With big smiles on their faces, they share stories about their four children, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. To talk with them, you would never know they are fighting the greatest battle of their lives - again.

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Column

A unique change is on the horizon

In the next couple weeks, readers of The Wilson Post will notice a new paper size for Wilson County's community newspaper.

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Top Stories-Slideshow

FOOTBALL -- Players gather at Fair
FOOTBALL -- Players gather at Fair
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General News

Beauty Boutique to unveil unique jewelry collection
Beauty Boutique to unveil unique jewelry collection

Beauty Boutique in Lebanon unveiled The Giving Keys, a jewelry collection, last week.

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Cash stepping down as Lebanon EDD
Cash stepping down as Lebanon EDD

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead announced on the Coleman & Company radio show Tuesday that the search is on for a new economic development director.

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Norene fire station hits a snag

The proposed new Wilson County fire station at Norene, also known as WEMA Station 11, is looking for a home again. Sammie Johnson, who owns part of the planned station site next to the Norene Community Center on Cainsville Road, has withdrawn her offer to donate her family's share of the needed land, according to County Mayor Randall Hutto.

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Parents warned about 'stranger danger' after attempted abduction
Parents warned about 'stranger danger' after attempted abduction

While police have yet to release the results of their investigation into Saturday's alleged attempted abduction of a Mt. Juliet child, the police chief said the entire community should always remain diligent about "stranger danger."

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Police cite two for flying drones over WC Fair
Police cite two for flying drones over WC Fair

Lebanon Police and Public Safety took action when they witnessed two drones being operated over the Wilson County Fair on Monday night.

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Second City to return to Capitol in Oct. for CASA
Second City to return to Capitol in Oct. for CASA

Famed improv group The Second City is bringing "Fully Loaded" to the Capital Theatre in Lebanon this fall.

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Three flags stolen from WC Veterans Park
Three flags stolen from WC Veterans Park

Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash reported that three flags were stolen from the Wilson County Veterans Park.

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General Sports

FOOTBALL - Video interview John McNeal
FOOTBALL - Video interview John McNeal

Sports Editor Tommy Bryan sat down recently for a series of one-on-one video interviews with Wilson County high school football coaches at Lebanon's O'Charley's -- home of Free Pie Wednesday.

First up is Friendship Christian head coach John McNeal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usuLfZPfNhU&feature=youtu.be

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Prep football fans take note
Prep football fans take note

Local football fans who have been unable to locate a copy of the 2015 Wilson County High School Football Preview Guide in Wednesday rack issues of The Wilson Post are welcome to drop by our 107-B Bay Court office to pick one up.

Offices will be open Wednesday until 5 p.m.

The publication features schedules, rosters, photos and preview stories on all prep football programs in Wilson County, including: Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, Friendshship Christian School, Lebanon High, Mt. Juliet, Watertown and Wilson Central.

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Get Fresh with Andy Frisch

Lookout! It's carbs!
Lookout! It's carbs!

Hopefully you've been working on your happiness since last week. Maybe you've even noticed a difference in your day. Maybe, juuuust maybe, you've even considered this whole "healthy eating" thing everybody keeps going on about. And being the go-getter that you are (or are not, hey, who am I to judge) you even looked on the internet for some answers to your dietary dilemmas.

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Women of Wilson

Woman of Wilson- Darlene Craighead
Woman of Wilson- Darlene Craighead

Life is good for Lebanon's First Lady Darlene Craighead, wife of Mayor Philip Craighead.

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