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Showing 9 articles from August 14, 2009.


Bikers tribute for Price slated Saturday, Aug. 15

From Post staff reports

A parade of motorcycles from area biker’s clubs has been planned for Saturday morning, Aug. 15 as a tribute to the life of Chris Price, 37 of Lebanon, who died Aug. 6 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident near Atlanta, Ga.

The parade route will start at Five Oaks Golf and Country Club and continue east on Highway 70 to South Hartmann Drive then on to Leeville Pike to College Hills Church of Christ, the site of the funeral.

Earl Francis Crandall, 66

LEBANON -- Mr. Campbell passed away Monday, August 10, 2009 at his residence at the age of 66. A veteran of the US Air Force and an electrical engineer, he was a member of the Raleigh (NC) First Church of the Nazarene.

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, August 16, at at Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene 1329 Highway 70 West Garner, NC. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time at the church. Pastor Brian Powell will officiate.

Survivors include: father Rev. Francis Crandall of New Hampshire; his wife of 45 years Grace Crandall; sons Tim (Vielallar) Crandall of Bethpage, Tom Crandall and Ted (Karen) Crandall -- both of Mt. Juliet.

Also surviving are brothers Bob Crandall of Florida and John (Rhona) Crandall of New Hampshire; grandchildren Caitlinn, Celseay, Carley, Hailey and Evie; great-grandchild Aiden; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Crandall is preceded in death by his mother Mildred Crandall.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.


General Lifestyle

Carver Class of Music assists Bethlehem UMC

The Wilson Post

Is there a young, or not so young, virtuoso-hopeful in your household who would like to learn how to play the guitar, or the fiddle/violin, or the piano?

A Lebanon family is providing the opportunity for young people and adults to learn how to play these instruments while at the same time assisting a local church financially.




Master Gardeners pots over watered


Ever since my wife came across the recipe for making your own flowerpots she has been on a mission. She got together with some of her friends for the first session. It was so much fun that she offered her services to the Master Gardeners club and volunteered to do a program for them at the next month’s gathering.


Letters to the Editor

Community helps make CASA fund raising event a success

To the Editor:

In a time where individual donations are decreasing and grants are being cut, Wilson County has stepped up to make sure that charities are not being left out.

Department heads should manage departments, not city council

To the Editor:

This letter is for Mayor Philip Craighead and the Lebanon City Council:
During the past months, I have read numerous reviews of the council meetings.  They disturb me greatly.


General News

County Commission to vote on budget, guns, tax Monday

The Wilson Post

Wilson County Commission is set to approve a budget of $190.8 million for fiscal year 2009-2010 during its regular meeting Monday night at 7.

Commission will also vote on a resolution to appropriate the funds and will vote on another measure to set the county property tax rate which remains unchanged at $2.43.

Feeless days may end as budget passes

The Wilson Post

Lebanon finally has a budget for fiscal year 2009-2010 as City Council gave third and final approval on expenditures of $18 million during a special meeting on Wednesday.

The budget did not pass without additional comment, however.

MTEMC plans outages Aug. 18 in Lebanon
Middle Tennessee Electric crews will be working to improve electric service in Lebanon on Tuesday, Aug. 18, which will require outages in parts of the city. 
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