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'Dear Blue Eyes: My name is John' 'Dear Blue Eyes: My name is John'

Classified ad led to Valentine's Day proposal

Sometimes it takes a leap of faith.

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  • 'Dear Blue Eyes: My name is John' 'Dear Blue Eyes: My name is John'

    Classified ad led to Valentine's Day proposal

    Sometimes it takes a leap of faith.

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  • Woman of Wilson: Paula Crawford Woman of Wilson: Paula Crawford

    Paula Crawford credited her faith with getting her through life's hard times - not that she dwells on hardships. In fact, it is Crawford's goal in her role as registrar at West Elementary School in Mt. Juliet to spread positivity and kindness.

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  • MJ commissioner lands recurring role on 'Nashville' MJ commissioner lands recurring role on 'Nashville'

    A local politician's fun gig acting bit parts in the popular ABC hit show "Nashville" has morphed into a recurring role there, and now there's a role in an upcoming comedy series and even a part in a movie.

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  • Wilson County in pictures Wilson County in pictures

    When it comes to the matter of facts about Wilson County, Linda Granstaff proves to be a walking, talking encyclopedia.

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  • Woman of Wilson: Sherry Sullins Lester Woman of Wilson: Sherry Sullins Lester

    Sherry Sullins Lester credits her father, Aaron Sullins, with instilling in her the value of hard work and the importance of family.

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Church gives 'wheels' and changes lives | cars, automotive, repairs, ministry, Glade Church, Mt. Juliet, Gladeville, community, giving back
Church gives 'wheels' and changes lives

She was raising her grandchildren. One had leukemia. But she didn't have a car to transport the little one to treatments.

"We gave her a Suburban," Butch O'Neal said quietly.

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Sellars Mound mates reunited | Sellars Farm, statues, Native American, Sandy, history, natural history, Wilson County, Ken Beck, archaeology, Tennessee State Museum
Sellars Mound mates reunited

Twenty-eight ancient stone sculptures, found primarily between the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, are spending a bit of quality time together, courtesy of the Tennessee State Museum.

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There's a new pizza parlor in MJ | Marco's Pizza, pizza, restaurant, food, Italian, Mt. Juliet, North Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet Road, development
There's a new pizza parlor in MJ

Ninety-one percent of Americans eat pizza at least once a month, but if pizza sales at Mt. Juliet's newest pizzeria are counted in the mix, those numbers are off the charts.

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Woman of Wilson: Breeanna Straessle | Woman of Wilson, Woman Crush Wednesday, Breeanna Straessle, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, women, Wilson County
Woman of Wilson: Breeanna Straessle

Birmingham, Alabama-born Breeanna Straessle moved to Tennessee last August to manage external communications for one of Wilson County's biggest treasures - Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

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'Pay-What-You-Can' Thursday Admission Offer For Extra Show Of CFTA's 'Into The Woods'
'Pay-What-You-Can' Thursday Admission Offer For Extra Show Of CFTA's 'Into The Woods' Read more...
A work in the park | Cedars of Lebanon State Park, Lebanon, Ken Beck, feature, Anabaptist, working, service, faith, rehabilitate, draft, conscientious objectors, Pennsylvania, Baptist
A work in the park

During the dead of winter old things are taking on new life at Cedars of Lebanon State Park.

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Woman of Wilson: Pam Peery | Woman of Wilson, Woman Crush Wednesday, #WOW, #WCW, Pam Peery, Wilson County Schools, administrative assistant, Wilson County School Board,
Woman of Wilson: Pam Peery

Wilson County Schools' Office Administrative Assistant Pam Peery hails from Paris, Tennessee, but has lived, worked and served her adopted Wilson County community for more than two decades.

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Going the milky way | farm, farming, milk, cows, Wilson County, agriculture, Ken Beck, feature, #style, Purity, dairy farm
Going the milky way

New dairy parlor up and running in Shop Springs

"All the really good ideas I've ever had came to me while I was milking a cow." --American artist Grant Wood.

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Woman of Wilson: Teresa Shelton | Woman of Wilson, Woman Crush Wednesday, #WOW, #WCW, Teresa Shelton
Woman of Wilson: Teresa Shelton

A chance meeting at a New Year's Eve party brought Bristol, Tennessee-native Teresa Shelton to Wilson County.

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Cents-able ways to cut high grocery costs | Shopping, savings, saving money, saving, finances, grocery, family, budget, Shelley Barnes
Cents-able ways to cut high grocery costs

As food prices continue to rise, you may ask yourself, "How can I possibly save money at the grocery?" It starts with a food budget. A smart spending plan at the grocery store is the first step to making ends meet. Here are more money-saving ideas for the New Year.

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Woman of Wilson: Erin Brown | Woman of Wilson, Woman Crush Wednesday, #WOW, #WCW, Erin Brown, Del Webb, Lake Providence, fashion,
Woman of Wilson: Erin Brown

Erin Brown was named Lifestyle Director at Del Webb Lake Providence in June 2015 - and has impressed the community with her creative ability to produce new and over-the-top events for residents.

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Meet Rick SKYWALKER | #style, Ken Beck, feature, skydiving, jump, parachute, firepits, skydiver, Rick Wittrig,
Meet Rick SKYWALKER

Rick Wittrig has fallen to the ground more times than he can count.

Unlike most landlubbers who occasionally take a stumble and skin a knee or worse, Wittrig drops to terra firma intentionally from 10,000 or more feet above this third rock from the sun, gets up, dusts himself off and walks away without a scratch.

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Rock Stars | Ken Beck, stone, mason, building, #style, feature, rock
Rock Stars

For mason Charles Savage laying rock, brick and block comes as natural as breathing.

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Woman of Wilson: Paula Bussell | Woman of Wilson, Woman Crush Wednesday, #WOW, #WCW, Paula Bussell, Chick-fil-A
Woman of Wilson: Paula Bussell

If you've visited the Chick-fil-A location in Providence Marketplace, then chances are you've seen Marketing Director Paula Bussell.

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Witt's 155-hour nonstop drive | Russell Witt, Witt Sign Company, endurance drive, race, cars, Lebanon, history, #style, Ken Beck, feature, World Record
Witt's 155-hour nonstop drive

In 1932 flagpole sitting had flagged out, dance marathons were still the rage and swallowing goldfish had not yet caught the fancy of college kids.

In Lebanon, Tennessee, for who knows what reason, 22-year-old Russell Witt had himself handcuffed to the steering wheel of a Chevy sedan, lightly put his foot on the gas pedal and set off on a nonstop155-hour spin that set a world endurance record.

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