Rick Bell met with The Wilson Post for an exclusive interview where he discussed quality of life and answered questions about his family's 15-acre donation, valued at $1.5 million, and planning a park for current and future generations to enjoy.
The initial design for the new West Side Park at Hamilton Springs will be available for public comment and feedback during an open house on Thursday, March 30, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Lebanon City Hall.
Prominent attorney and businessman B.F. "Jack" Lowery was named a Legend of Lebanon on Tuesday night.
Less than 24 hours after being sworn into office, Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash vetoed plans for a $5 million park planned for the city's west side.
Eight years came and went in the blink of an eye according to Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead.
Wilson County Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash will vacate the office on Thursday, Dec. 8.
There's a new mayor in town.
Lebanon voters elected Bernie Ash to be their next mayor.
Lebanon Mayoral challenger Bernie Ash is questioning whether an open letter penned by incumbent Mayor Philip Craighead reprimanding him is in violation of state law.
In less than two weeks Lebanon voters will cast their ballots in the U.S. Presidential and City of Lebanon races.
If you've tuned into any news outlet, it is evident the war between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R) has turned both personal - and ugly.
This week the Lebanon Mayoral race is getting heated, too.
Aug. 18 at noon was the deadline for candidates to file their petitions for the Nov. 8 General Election.
Declaring his intention to run for the office of mayor of Lebanon, Bernie Ash knows the wisdom of taking stock of where we are today, envisioning a better tomorrow and remembering where we came from.
The shooting death of 13-year-old Insatiable C'Asia Patton shook Wilson County in January 2015, as the community struggled to understand the senseless crime.
The name of Jerry Lancaster is among the 58,195 on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, DC, and now it will be on a bridge in Wilson County.
Ward 4 City Council Member Bernie Ash was scheduled to present an ordinance calling for new patrol carbines at Tuesday night's meeting.
Veterans Service Officer Bernie Ash reported that three flags were stolen from the Wilson County Veterans Park.
Despite severe winter weather which kept two councilors from attending the Lebanon City Council meeting Tuesday evening, the remaining four who were present voted unanimously to approve all the items on the agenda, including the first reading of an ordinance "dropped in" to the agenda to approve sidewalk repairs on the northwest corner of the square.
One thing won't change when Bernie Ash takes his new seat on the Lebanon City Council.
Ash plans to continue supporting the proposed Fire Station 4 at Eastgate that was strongly promoted by his predecessor Joe Hayes.
"Soldiers fight wars for many reason - they fight for freedom, country, to protect their families.
Mostly they fight for their buddies who stand with them. There is a bond between veterans that no one
else can understand. We would fight for each other even now."
Wilson County Veterans Plaza is on track for its grand opening on Memorial Day, May 26.
Bids for the Wilson County Veterans Park and Museum will go out Monday, Jan. 6 and be reviewed on Jan. 17 with hopes of starting construction in February.
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