Today is Friday, May 26, 2017
Granville offers state's largest antique auto show

Set for May 27, the 19th Granville Heritage Day will again host one of Tennessee's largest antique car, tractor and engine shows, honoring three of the best antique collectors in the mid-state.

BIZ KIDS

Populated by 126 West Elementary School students, the Bobby Crockett Towne Square hums like a giant beehive, as the youngsters, most of them 11 years of age, go about the business of doing business.

WCAPA plans annual tractor show

The Wilson County Antique Power Association (WCAPA) will host the 26th annual Antique Tractor, Antique Truck and Gas Engine Show on Saturday, May 20, at Lebanon's James E. Ward Agricultural Center.

Granville Heritage Day to feature bluegrass festival

The 19th Annual Granville Heritage Day on May 27 will again feature the Uncle Jimmy Thompson Bluegrass Festival.

Granville Heritage Day returns for 19th year

Under the theme "The 1940s: A Decade of Change," the 19th Annual Granville Heritage Day will return to Jackson County on Saturday, May 27.



 
Mrs. Bridgewater & her chickens conquered the world | Ken Beck, Dixon Springs, Nannie Burford Bridgewater, chicken extravaganza, John Oliver, Dixon Springs Preservation Society, chicken
Mrs. Bridgewater & her chickens conquered the world

The name of chicken fancier Nannie Burford Bridgewater has nearly been forgotten but for a devoted band of citizens with strong sentiments for all things related to the tiny town of Dixon Springs.

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Mother's Day weekend with YRGC at Valley Growers | Mother's Day, Year Round Garden Club, Valley Growers Garden Center, Lebanon
Mother's Day weekend with YRGC at Valley Growers

Year Round Garden Club (YRGC) members Judy Sullivan and Kathy Adams, president, are planning the club's annual Mother's Day event at Valley Growers Garden Center, located at 1108 West Main Street in Lebanon.

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Turf Tank Commander | Ken Beck, Jason Aldridge, Turf Tank, Friendship Christian School, robotics, sports, Turf Tank ION
Turf Tank Commander

Jason Aldridge wishes he had thought of it 25 years ago.

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What's up at Downtown Antiques? | Ken Beck, Lebanon, antiques, square, Downtown Antiques, The Butter Churn, Screen Door Antiques, Coach House Antiques, Hollis McClanahan, Marlane McClanahan
What's up at Downtown Antiques?

For the late Hollis McClanahan, Downtown Antiques was more than a cavernous curiosity shop where he dealt in vintage American items. The enterprise reflected his lifestyle.

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Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival to spotlight moonshiner stories | Granville, cornbread, moonshine, festival,
Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival to spotlight moonshiner stories

When the Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival returns to Jackson County for its third year on Saturday, May 6, a new special feature called "Moonshine Stories of Yesteryear" is sure to entertain and inform.

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Tourists cowboy up at Twin Oaks Ranch  | Ken Beck, Twin Oaks Guest Ranch, Deb Ward, Dave Ward, Wilson County, tourism
Tourists cowboy up at Twin Oaks Ranch

Vacationers from around the globe are going giddy-up over a cowboy hideout deep in the heart of Wilson County at Dave and Deb Ward's Twin Oaks Ranch.

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SEC Network's Finebaum to speak at MJ fundraiser | Mt. Juliet, Paul Finebaum, SEC, ESPN, Chad Withrow, Victory Baptist Church,
SEC Network's Finebaum to speak at MJ fundraiser

Prime Nation Entertainment is bringing Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network and ESPN along with 104.5 The Zone's Chad Withrow and "special guests" to Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet on Saturday, June 10, to raise funds for the Mt. Juliet Youth Football and Cheerleading League.

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MJ Senior Center plans $5K reverse raffle | Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center, Tanya Graham, reverse raffle, Mt. Juliet, seniors
MJ Senior Center plans $5K reverse raffle

The Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year, the second annual reverse raffle on Saturday, April 22.

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Fiddlers Grove plans Spring Fest celebration | Fiddlers Grove, spring, events, Spring Fest, Lebanon
Fiddlers Grove plans Spring Fest celebration

Lebanon's Fiddlers Grove Historical Village is set to host Spring Fest in the Grove on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Preserving Western heritage in words and music  | Ken Beck, cowboy poetry, cowboys, music, Shane Queener, Jeff Swanson, Ronie Powell, Troy Powell, Ray Doyle, rodeo, American Heritage Trees, Whiskey River, Lebanon
Preserving Western heritage in words and music

Somebody's got to speak up for cowboy poets and Western music songwriters this side of the Mississippi.

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Granville sets date for vintage fashion show | Granville, vintage fashion show
Granville sets date for vintage fashion show

The historic Jackson County community of Granville will play host to "From Comfy to Glamour," a vintage fashion show, sale and luncheon, on Saturday, April 22.

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Easter bunny 'hovers' instead of hops this weekend
Easter bunny 'hovers' instead of hops this weekend

The Easter bunny has taken to the skies and won't hop in to delight children, but will instead 'hover' to unload tons of fun this Saturday near Wilson Central High School.

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'Little Moe' captured hearts, images of Granville  | Granville, Ken Beck, Vincent DeNardo, World War II, maneuvers, Philadelphia, Randall Clemons, history
'Little Moe' captured hearts, images of Granville

A half-pint in stature but with a giant of a heart inside, 22-year-old Vincent B. DeNardo arrived in Granville on July 4, 1943, one of a thousand G.I.s who trained in the area for World War II. Affectionately nicknamed "Little Moe," the Philly native returned for more than 20 autumns once the war was over. He brought his camera, and by the time he stopped snapping, he had taken more than 1,000 photos of the quaint Jackson County village that nestled beside the Cumberland River.

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Mt. Juliet competes for Disney park grant | Mt. Juliet, parks, grant, contests,
Mt. Juliet competes for Disney park grant

Mt. Juliet residents have the opportunity this month to nominate their city to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a local park.

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 MJ city judge providing a second chance at life | Donor, Mt. Juliet, City Judge
MJ city judge providing a second chance at life

On Monday Mt. Juliet city judge, attorney, wife and mom of four young boys Carolyn Christoffersen got the second most astounding phone call of her life.

The first phone call that could potentially change her life, and another young life, came in January. Monday's call from Be The Match out of Chattanooga may have completed a circle of life.

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