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Showing 18 articles from September 21, 2016.

Obituaries

Billy Winston
Billy Winston "Church" Davenport
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Education

Colloquium to spotlight research at CU
Colloquium to spotlight research at CU

Cumberland University will host a campus-wide research colloquium on Friday, allowing faculty and students to present on topics offering attendees perspectives on various types of research being performed at the university.

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Cumberland University sees record enrollment, 'historical growth'
Cumberland University sees record enrollment, 'historical growth'

Cumberland University officials released record-breaking enrollment numbers this week for the fall 2016 semester. The student population now stands at 1,963.

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LHS Class of '96 holds 20-year reunion
LHS Class of '96 holds 20-year reunion

Lebanon High School's Class of 1996 gathered at the Lebanon Golf & Country Club on Saturday to celebrate the two decades that have passed since tossing their hats.

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Notes for Nurses returns Saturday
Notes for Nurses returns Saturday

The popular Notes for Nurses fund-raiser for Cumberland University's Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions is set for Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Lebanon Municipal Airport.

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John Sloan - Outdoors

No. 61 and counting

This Saturday, just three days from now, Lord willing and weather and health permitting, I shall enjoy my 61st opening day of deer season.

My great aunt Fannie! The changes I have seen in those years.

Lemme tell you about some of them and then, I'll bring you up to speed if need be on the changes here.

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Business

MJ Baskin Robbins hosts grand opening, ribbon cutting
MJ Baskin Robbins hosts grand opening, ribbon cutting

The official ribbon cutting for Baskin-Robbins was held last weekend at the Sellar's Park location in Mt. Juliet. Face painting, a spin-wheel for free ice cream and more drew people to the famous frozen eatery. Open since June, owners are excited about operating in Mt. Juliet.

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Guest Column

No-name doctor
No-name doctor

As the countdown to complete retirement continues, I have another dagger-in-the-heart to report. My slowdown seemed to start with a cutback in the office with a loss of space in which to work. As new doctors came into our practice, my work area was gradually cut to make space for them. I used to have three exam rooms and two operators, which are really just rooms with overhead lights designed for minor surgical procedures. I guess I might have made the first move by cutting back my office hours. This was accompanied by the use of "my space" by the other providers.

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Try a little tenderness
Try a little tenderness

When it comes to our senior citizens, we must do all that we can to honor and cherish them. Unfortunately, we don't always do that. Just about on a daily basis I hear someone, especially our younger citizens, complaining about some of the things our senior citizens do or don't do. The No. 1 complaint usually pertains to senior citizens' driving poorly. I also must admit that I've seen virtually every age group driving poorly or in an unsafe manner at times as well.

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Calendar

Community Calendar- Sept. 21
Community Calendar- Sept. 21

Calendar for Sept. 21

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General News

Could racing return to Nashville Superspeedway?
Could racing return to Nashville Superspeedway?

Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto indicated there might be some type of plans in store for the defunct Nashville Superspeedway track, possible by "some folks in Mt. Juliet."

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Gift of a lifetime
Gift of a lifetime

Veterans Sgt. Brian Buckingham of Clarksville received the gift of a lifetime on Saturday, thanks to the Fallen Soldiers March, a nonprofit organization which helps our heroes.

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He's got the voice
He's got the voice

He got picked!

Mt. Juliet's own Dan Shafer was picked as a team member by none other than the widely-popular country music star Blake Shelton on the eleventh season of block buster, two-time, Emmy Award-winning "The Voice" television show.

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Juvenile arrested for threats against LHS
Juvenile arrested for threats against LHS

After what local officials categorized as a "lengthy investigation," the Wilson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a juvenile for posting threatening messages regarding Lebanon High School and students via social media.

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Lebanon woman charged with statutory rape in Gallatin
Lebanon woman charged with statutory rape in Gallatin

Gallatin police arrested a Lebanon woman last week after they were notified of sexual activity she allegedly instigated with a 17-year-old co-worker at the Goodwill store on Nashville Pike.

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MJ children charmed by 'Story Walk'
MJ children charmed by 'Story Walk'

Some of the little ones in strollers pushed by parents pointed their fingers at the colorful, iconic images in a childhood favorite "Little Critter" book called, "Just Me and My Bicycle," by author Mercer Mayer Sunday afternoon.

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Project Linus to host 'Make A Blanket Day' Saturday
Project Linus to host 'Make A Blanket Day' Saturday

The Middle Tennessee Chapter of Project Linus will host a Make A Blanket Day on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church on West Main Street.

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Would Wilson County consider decriminalizing pot?
Would Wilson County consider decriminalizing pot?

While Metro Nashville City Councilors were scheduled to take a final vote on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night, some may wonder if Wilson County leaders would consider the same.

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