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'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 2

One of Jack Hays' few living descendants is on a mission to tell the story of an incredible lawman-soldier that few east of the Mississippi have heard.

Jimmy Bowen Show coming to The Capitol

Jimmy Bowen is bringing fast-paced, live shows featuring talent like Daryle Singletary and Darryl Worley to The Capitol Theatre in Lebanon this year. Bowen said the idea for a filmed show came to him late one evening while wa...

Bennett to lead county tourism department

Earlier this week, Wilson County selected longtime Lebanon resident Jenny Bennett to lead the county's tourism department.

Remembering Mt. Juliet's 'Gentle Giant'

Mt. Juliet's Gentle Giant and unofficial mascot, Quincy, kissed his beloved master's nose, curled beside her in the back of her pickup outside the vet's office and took his last breath Monday.

General News

Public service "an honor" for Crowell

Some might say it was Chris Crowell's destiny to serve in public office.

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Mt. Juliet's city judge, lawyer and mom tapped for potential bone marrow donation

Mt. Juliet's city judge, lawyer and mom tapped for potential bone marrow donation

Mt. Juliet's city judge got a phone call a few days ago that astounded her and could potentially change her life, as well as a little boy's.

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Motorist threatens three MJPD detectives

Motorist threatens three MJPD detectives

A Lebanon man chose the wrong vehicle to threaten when he waved a gun at three Mt. Juliet Police detectives traveling in their undercover truck on Interstate 40 Wednesday morning.

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Get your burger on

Get your burger on

Burger Republic is open for business on Thursday at Providence Station in South Mt. Juliet.

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General Sports

Post names 2016 all-county team

Post names 2016 all-county team

Event held Jan. 14 at CU's Baird Chapel
The Wilson Post takes great pride in announcing its second annual All Wilson County Football Team.

Joining with the Tyler McChurch Foundation, Cumberland University and Lebanon's Chick-fil-A, the 2016 honorees were recognized at a Saturday, Jan. 14 luncheon held at Cumberland's historic Baird Chapel.

All-county players received a t-shirt, wristbands, a personalized certificate while specialty award winners were presented with a commemorative souvenir football.

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WRESTLING -- CU's Rosario honored by NAIA

Rosario
Rosario

National wrestler of the week
Cumberland University senior Sammy Rosario earned NAIA Wrestler of the Week accolades on Tuesday after posting three dual match victories and improving his overall mark to 21-4 this academic year, as announced by the national office.

The Cartersville, Ga., native pinned Lindsey Wilson's Kadin Scoggins at 2:25 to start the week and followed that with a 14-3 Major Decision over Southeastern University's Jaaziel Santana.

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CU BASEBALL -- Leadoff dinner slated

Luttrell
Luttrell

Jeff Luttrell to be honored
Cumberland baseball will host its annual Leadoff Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27 in the Benton Jennings Center on the CU campus.

The evening includes a silent and live auction of baseball memorabilia as well as other donated items, with all proceeds benefitting the CU baseball program.

Cumberland will honor former player Jeff Luttrell during this year's festivities.

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Post names 2016 all-county offensive team

Post names 2016 all-county offensive team

Special awards presented to eight
The Academic Athlete Award was presented to Mt. Juliet High defensive end Aaron Weist. A converted linebacker, Weist carries a GPA of GPA and scored a 32 on the ACT.

Mt. Juliet High quarterback Mason Earls is the Offensive Player of the Year.

Watertown linebacker Josh Deel is the Defensive Player of the Year.

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