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John Sloan - Outdoors

Make your Mammy slap your Pappy

That is the way Uncle Lloyd use to describe sac-a-lait fillets, properly fried with the correct trimmings. We call them crappie.

Fishing for crappie can be as difficult or as simple as you want to make, it. It requires minimal equipment and not a great deal of skill. Best of all, now is the time to start fishing for them. They are, or should be, moving up from deeper water to the shallower spawning areas. Let me begin with where to start looking.

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General Lifestyle

Ramping Up
Ramping Up

The old saying "it takes one to know one" rings loud and clear in the ears of electronics whiz Kevin Shaw.

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Our Feathered Friends

Noisy Little Buggers
White-throated Sparrow
Noisy Little Buggers

Back to February, need I say more. This weather has been something else this whole month. Yesterday, Friday, it was a balmy 80 degrees and Saturday morning we awoke to temperatures in the low 40's. We will most likely finish this month where we should have been already.

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REGION 5-AAA FINALS --
REGION 5-AAA FINALS --
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General News

"West Side" task force meets to discuss park plans

The West Side Park Task Force gathered at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center on Monday night to discuss their visions for the City of Lebanon's latest quality-of-life venture.

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A Toast to Tennessee wine festival comes "home"

It's "welcome home" to one of middle Tennessee's premier events with the announcement the 14th annual A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival will return to its birthplace in Wilson County next month.

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MJ defers lawsuit vote

Monday night Mt. Juliet city commissioners deferred a final vote to settle a lawsuit with the Wilson County Board of Education that would waive $380,000 in future schools development costs for city-owed back liquor-by-the-drink taxes.

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Saving a Stray
Saving a Stray

Meet KK, the dog that has been living with a bullet in his skull - but is by some miracle still alive.

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Students not injured in Thursday school bus wreck

Students in a Wilson County school bus accident were not injured Thursday afternoon in Mt. Juliet.

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General Sports

MSC WOMEN-- CU falls to No. 3 squad
MSC WOMEN-- CU falls to No. 3 squad

Lindsey Wilson 73, Cumberland 53
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Cumberland pulled within four in the fourth quarter, but third-ranked Lindsey Wilson ended the game on an 18-3 run, pulling away for a 72-53 victory in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women's Basketball Championships here Thursday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.

Cumberland (15-12) trailed 32-23 at the half and 50-42 to end the third period. Baskets by Kayla Richardson and Kayla Styles pushed the Lindsey Wilson (29-1) lead to 10, but Terra Pryor netted six straight points for the Phoenix, including a 3-pointer and an old-fashioned 3-point play, pulling CU within 54-50 with 7:20 remaining.

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PREP WRESTLING -- Jones finds his balance
Tyler Jones
PREP WRESTLING -- Jones finds his balance

9th grader inspires teammates
Balance is one of the fundamentals elements of wrestling. Now imagine searching for your balance on just one leg.

That's the situation Wilson Central ninth grader Tyler Jones finds himself in every match after losing part of his right leg to cancer when he was four years old.

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LOCAL SPORTS -- Two WCHS athletes sign
Stafford & Smith
LOCAL SPORTS -- Two WCHS athletes sign
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