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Obituaries

Daily Obituaries: Sept. 24, 2015

Steven Eugene Walker Sr., 61

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John Sloan - Outdoors

A lesson in ethics

I felt this was an appropriate time to talk about ethics. Our archery deer season opens next Tuesday (Sept. 29) and many youngsters will be hunting for the first time. You might suggest they read this or better yet, read it to them. Then, maybe discuss it. Start them off right. JLS --

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Column

Bullying can make a serious impact on a youth's life

As Wilson County students begin a new school year, returning to the classroom can signify many new challenges and many new opportunities for all students, both young and old.

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The 41st Anniversary

Romance isn't dead, but it is receiving CPR. The day was fast approaching, but I forgot about it till that morning and then wondered what we could do to celebrate. Previous years had been marked by eating out and even special trips to Nashville, but when I suggested the options the response came back that we could just stay home.

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Top Stories-Slideshow

Blue Devil Bash champions
Blue Devil Bash champions
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State Rep. Lynn to hold town hall meeting
State Rep. Lynn to hold town hall meeting

The planned parenthood, same-sex marriage issues and local roads will be just a few of the issues State Rep. Susan Lynn will discuss at a Town Hall meeting in Mt. Juliet Tuesday.

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General News

CU alum named EVP of AFP Foundation for Philanthropy
CU alum named EVP of AFP Foundation for Philanthropy

Cumberland University alumnus John D. Winnett was recently named the executive vice president for the Arlington, Va.-based Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation for Philanthropy - US.

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FCS homecoming set
FCS homecoming set

On Friday, Sept. 25, Friendship Christian School will celebrate homecoming. The homecoming court will be presented at 7 p.m. followed by the game against undefeated Franklin Road Academy at 7:30 p.m.

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Locals gear up to 'Run Around the World' Saturday
Locals gear up to 'Run Around the World' Saturday

Several Lebanon-area schools are set to take part in a special running event Saturday morning at Winfree Bryant Middle School.

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MJPD hosts Oct. 17 chili cook-off

In an effort to further strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, Mt. Juliet Police will host an open house and community chili cook-off later this month.

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SEPT. 23 -- Body found Monday ID'ed
SEPT. 23 -- Body found Monday ID'ed

Authorities confirmed Wednesday, Sept. 23 that the body discovered off South Hartmann Drive in Lebanon Monday, Sept. 21 was that of Dr. Stan Brady.

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Toombs to market EXPO Center
Toombs
Toombs to market EXPO Center

Announcement made Thursday --
Mt. Juliet native Charity Toombs has been named the marketing director for Wilson County's forthcoming 78,000-square-foot EXPO Center, Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto announced Thursday, Sept. 24.

A graduate of Mt. Juliet High School, Toombs graduated summa cum laude from Tennessee Technological University in 2008 with a bachelor of science degree in professional communications with a minor in business communications.

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WEMA launches smartphone app
WEMA launches smartphone app

Wilson County Emergency Management Agency (WEMA) recently announced the launch of an emergency management app for both Apple and Android devices.

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WEMA's legality challenged by commissioner
WEMA's legality challenged by commissioner

County Attorney Mike Jennings said it's his opinion that all of the county's actions with regard to the Wilson Emergency Management Agency (WEMA) are legal after District 8 Commissioner Frank Bush challenged the county's actions at the Wilson County Commission meeting Monday night.

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Wilson Habitat begins work on 65th home
Wilson Habitat begins work on 65th home

Wilson Habitat for Humanity will hand out hammers and nails on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 a.m. to begin construction on its 65th Habitat home in Wilson County on a lot donated by The Glade Church for Juannashia Keeley, according to Wilson Habitat Director Tory Tredway.

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