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Obituaries

Daily Obituaries: Nov. 17, 2015

Hazel Davenport

Art Nichols, 93

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Telling Tales

Telling Tales: The Family Jewels
Telling Tales: The Family Jewels

A few days ago a very interesting story started trending online... again. It's one that dominates water-cooler conversations, late-night punchlines and everyone's social media feed. "Man donates testicle for a $35,000 payout."

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General Lifestyle

'Own your crazy'
'Own your crazy'

It's not too often someone buys a massive 184-square-foot, ugly green truck on the spur of the moment.

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Bicycle Baron
Bicycle Baron
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Initiative helps local land dream job
Initiative helps local land dream job

Wilson County native Grant Owens scored a position with an elite technology firm last year.

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It's NEVER too late
It's NEVER too late

Jerry Young made a bad call in the fall of 1962. At age 17 and beginning her senior year, she bailed out of high school.

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Soldier's Story: Capt. Brandon Rule
Soldier's Story: Capt. Brandon Rule
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Column

Kiwanis Club sponsors Veteran's event
Kiwanis Club sponsors Veteran's event

The Kiwanis Club of Lebanon celebrated a great event on Monday, October 26, as the local civic organization hosted Edgar Harrell, USMC survivor of the embattled USS Indianapolis, to speak about his experience and rescue from the Pacific Ocean while stationed on the Naval vessel during World War II.

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Season calls for awareness of homeless
Season calls for awareness of homeless

Vibrant hues of red, orange and gold-colored leaves struggling to remain attached to the limbs from which they were born last spring signal the end of one and the beginning of another season.

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Letters to the Editor

Lebanon needs to implement Notice of Site Plan ordinance immediately
Lebanon needs to implement Notice of Site Plan ordinance immediately

Lebanon has a unique and proud heritage. Since the city's beginning in 1801 as an agricultural/livestock community, Lebanon is now the heart of Wilson County, the second fastest growing county in Tennessee. We are blessed with new residents and longtime residents, good people who continue to pioneer a solid base for families and businesses.

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General News

County to break ground Friday for Expo Center
County to break ground Friday for Expo Center

Wilson County will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Expo Center on 2 p.m. Friday at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.

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CU to hold first-ever Latino Family Day
CU to hold first-ever Latino Family Day

The first Latino Family Day at Cumberland University is set for Saturday, Nov. 21, for students and their families who are interested in learning more about what the university has to offer.

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Expo Center gets additional funding
Expo Center gets additional funding

The Wilson County Commission approved $1.5 million more for the Expo Center Monday night after serious debate of the issue.

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Lebanon parade to highlight 'Songs of Christmas'
Lebanon parade to highlight 'Songs of Christmas'

The 2015 Grand Marshal for Lebanon's Dec. 6 Christmas Parade will be Lebanon resident and famed country music artist Darryl Worley, the City of Lebanon and Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce recently announced.

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Mentors needed for TN Promise
Mentors needed for TN Promise

19 more needed by Friday

Almost 60,000 students statewide applied for TN promise in the program's second year. TN Promise provides applicants with a scholarship to attend one of the state's community or technical colleges tuition-free. In Wilson County, 1,486 students applied for the opportunity.

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North Mt. Juliet continues to buzz and boom
North Mt. Juliet continues to buzz and boom

There's a buzz in the NorthTown District of Mt. Juliet with a new restaurant on the way, the first permits pulled on a massive subdivision, several local business expansions and Starbucks and Krystal set to open early 2016.

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Turkey shoot, live auction to benefit paralyzed deputy
Turkey shoot, live auction to benefit paralyzed deputy

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) has planned two events to help raise much-needed funds for Deputy Earl Dyer, who was left partially paralyzed following a bilateral stroke and is now unable to work.

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Get Fresh with Andy Frisch

Turkey Day Tricks
Turkey Day Tricks

Last week we covered how the simple act of becoming more mindful about your thoughts can create a huge change in your actions. I think this is an extremely powerful habit to create, but it can be a difficult one to create. We are sometimes so busy, that it is quite easy to simply switch on the autopilot and just try to make it through the day.

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Women of Wilson

Woman of Wilson: Meleia Bell
Woman of Wilson: Meleia Bell

This week's Woman of Wilson is the lovely and talented interior designer, Meleia Bell.

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