Like all good things that must come to an end, this school year is finally almost over. And oh, how things have changed from where we all began.
On "cheer" day Kate beams as she rushes home from first grade, scrambles into her sports top and shorts, hops in the car with her mom and heads to Mt. Juliet's only competitive cheer facility.
President Obama has made it clear that, as he runs out the clock on his lame-duck Presidency, he is not slowing down. From his dangerously flawed Iran nuclear deal, to his efforts to "normalize" relations with the hostile Cuban regime, to his attempts to unilaterally disarm Americans of their 2nd Amendment rights - this is a President who intends on making the most of his final months to advance his liberal priorities.
I'm writing about the infamous "Bathroom Bill" that our local State Rep. Susan Lynn sponsored, which was taken "off-notice" Monday afternoon. While I'm glad that Susan has pulled the bill, I'm hesitant to thank her because the bill never should have been introduced to begin with! The very fact it was even written and sponsored by Lynn shows the severe lack of judgement and out-of-touch leadership that has been her trademark.
"Country" comes to town.
We're talking about the Country Living Fair that returns for a second helping of Wilson County hospitality this Friday through Sunday at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.
It's a quote Mike Smith lives by.
Max Lucado penned it.
"If you have a pulse, you are going to have pain."
Empower Me and the Cumberland University baseball team are partnering for a fund-raiser baseball game called "No Place Like HOME Charity Tournament."
The third annual Cure for Our Friends golf tournament at Windtree Golf Course in Mt. Juliet raised $25,000 Saturday to help those affected by cystic fibrosis.
A $28 million cost overrun for school construction that has already been discussed by the county commission's budget committee will be discussed by the Wilson County School Board at a special-called work session next week.
The Wilson County Commission gave the road commission permission Monday night to purchase a 22,600-square-foot building on 5.09 acres on Tennessee Boulevard and Surprise Lane for $1.125 million.
Some tummies got some yumminess Friday night when scores of people enjoyed a taste of some of their city's delicious and eclectic fare at the 5th Annual Taste of Mt. Juliet.
Who is your best friend? Think about his/her qualities, good and bad. OK, now how about your closest family members? What are they like? While we're at it, think of anybody that your close with, be it family, friends, coworkers, online buddies... who makes up your inner circle?
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