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Sabrina on the Scene

Sabrina and Dallus on the Scene- Oct. 14, 2016
Sabrina and Dallus on the Scene- Oct. 14, 2016

People out and about in Wilson County

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Education

Green Acres of MJHS the 'place to be'
Green Acres of MJHS the 'place to be'

There was a lot of mooing, quacking and neighing going on at Mt. Juliet High School Friday.

And yes, a renegade heifer cut loose when the squealing pigs got on her last nerve. But she was corralled, with no harm, and enjoyed her five minutes of fame.

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MJHS Class of '66 to celebrate 50th reunion
MJHS Class of '66 to celebrate 50th reunion

Mt. Juliet High School's Class of 1966 will celebrate its 50th reunion with a weekend of activities for class members and others from the decade on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14 and 15.

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TN Promise needs 200 mentors
TN Promise needs 200 mentors

Between now and Nov. 20, almost 200 volunteers are needed throughout Wilson County to help work with students receiving free college tuition through the TN Promise scholarship program, according to Wilson County Schools Public Information Officer Jennifer Johnson.

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Under Armour volunteers surprise Lakeview with renovations
Under Armour volunteers surprise Lakeview with renovations

While Lakeview Elementary's some 650 students take a breather from the classroom on their two-week fall break, some local Mt. Juliet employees descended on their playgrounds and outdoor space to do a little sprucing.

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Business

Bloem Kind boutique blossoming
Bloem Kind boutique blossoming

In one short year, Bloem Kind, a Ladies and Girls Apparel Shop, has blossomed.

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Guest Column

Wilson searching for new Tourism Director
Wilson searching for new Tourism Director

Wilson County is currently in the process of hiring a new director for the convention and visitors bureau. In an effort to effectively and openly communicate with the citizens of Wilson County, I would like to give you an update on where we are with the tourism department and the search for a new tourism director.

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You never know
You never know

I once received a call from one of our wonderful residents who wanted to tell me about her life and how it might inspire or help others.

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Calendar

Calendar- Oct. 12, 2016
Calendar- Oct. 12, 2016

The Community Calendar for Oct. 12, 2016.

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Calendar- Oct. 14, 2016
Calendar- Oct. 14, 2016

The community calendar for Oct. 14, 2016

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General News

'In the Spirit' show to play Capitol
'In the Spirit' show to play Capitol

Tickets are on-sale now for "In the Spirit" - a concert featuring the Grammy Award-Winning Fairfield Four, and Fisk Jubilee Singers.

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Autumn activities abound
Autumn activities abound

Several fall festivities are happening around town this weekend, starting with Wilson Bank & Trust's annual Oktoberfest.

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Lebanon's La-Z-Boy retires at 93
Lebanon's La-Z-Boy retires at 93

When Charles Wise retires once and for all this week, the 93-year-old furniture salesman from Lebanon won't soon be forgotten by his co-workers at Hendersonville's La-Z-Boy Galleries.

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MJ fab Farmizan's market blowout this weekend
MJ fab Farmizan's market blowout this weekend

It's going to be a fantastic Farmizan's Market Season Finale this Saturday in Mt. Juliet.

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New trustees named to Cumberland University board
New trustees named to Cumberland University board

The Cumberland University board of trust has three new members: W. Larry Cash, William C. Koch, Jr. and Lewis W. Rankin.

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New trustees named to Cumberland University board
New trustees named to Cumberland University board

The Cumberland University board of trust has three new members: W. Larry Cash, William C. Koch, Jr. and Lewis W. Rankin.

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New trustees named to Cumberland University board
New trustees named to Cumberland University board

The Cumberland University board of trust has three new members: W. Larry Cash, William C. Koch, Jr. and Lewis W. Rankin.

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Sheriff's office plans child safety seat inspection
Sheriff's office plans child safety seat inspection

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) is now taking appointments for its first-ever child safety seat inspection, scheduled to be held between 1 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Up front fellow
Up front fellow

Mt. Juliet's Dan Shafer said he had an awesome time on "The Voice" competition show after leaving Monday night.

As a member of Blake Shelton's team, he wowed the popular country music star with his blind audition's heartfelt rendition of Train's "Marry Me."

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General Sports

GOLF - WCHS places 5th in state
GOLF - WCHS places 5th in state

Gaddes, Turner finish in Top 25
MANCHESTER -- Reece Gaddes and William Turner shot identical scores of six-over 150 over the two-day TSSAA Class AAA state golf tournament at WillowBrook Golf Course Oct. 11 and 12 to lift Wilson Central to fifth place as a team.

The two shot 74's Tuesday followed by 74's Wednesday to tie at 21st place as individuals as the Wildcats carded a 625, 49-over par for the event.

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Get Fresh with Andy Frisch

Let's play a game
Let's play a game

Have you ever watched a child's eyes as they play a video game? They become so transfixed and are no longer mentally sitting on the couch. They've been transported to a different dimension, focused on saving the universe or rescuing the princess.

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Government

City responds to playground renovation request
City responds to playground renovation request

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead agreed that it is up to the city to ensure the Lebanon Community Playground at Don Fox Park is maintained for future generations.

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Remember When...

Remember When- Oct. 12, 2016
Remember When- Oct. 12, 2016

These two children were photographed by Chas. G. Whitson, Lebanon Tennessee. Jack Stephens of Hermitage Tennessee, purchased the photograph along with other items from a store in Illinois. Can anyone identify these two children? (Photo courtesy of the Wilson County Archives)

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Remember when- Oct. 14, 2016
Remember when- Oct. 14, 2016

Six young men stand in front of a store. (Photo courtesy of the Wilson County Archives)

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