Today is Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Tennova recognizes Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Tennova Healthcare - Lebanon is making a special effort to educate the community on the vital role of screenings in the fight against the disease.

CU, Wilson County awarded archive grants

Secretary of State Tre Hargett recently announced grants intended to fund local archive development have been awarded to Cumberland University's Vise Library and the Wilson County Archives.

Charis in running for 'Brackets for Good' $10K prize

Mt. Juliet's Charis Health Center is one step closer to winning $10,000 in the Brackets for Good fund-raising tournament and has issued a call for community support.

Answering the cowboy call

There's an unwritten oath in the cowboy world.

Reward offered in lawn equipment theft

The Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) has sought the public's assistance involving the investigation of a theft from a local business.



 
Kalodimos to speak at Houses of Hope Luncheon | Wilson County, Habitat for Humanity, Houses of Hope, Demetria Kalodimos, Tory Tredway, non-profit,
Kalodimos to speak at Houses of Hope Luncheon | Wilson County, Habitat for Humanity, Houses of Hope, Demetria Kalodimos, Tory Tredway, non-profit,
Kalodimos
Kalodimos to speak at Houses of Hope Luncheon

Wilson Habitat for Humanity will host its annual Houses of Hope Luncheon on Wednesday, April 5, at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon, and WSMV News Anchor Demetria Kalodimos is scheduled to serve as this year's guest speaker.

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Mayfield named Administrator of the Year
Mayfield named Administrator of the Year

"Travis Mayfield is an administrator who is equally admired and respected by students and staff, evidenced by the recent recognition given as Administrator of the Year in two different areas," Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright told The Wilson Post last Wednesday. "The accolades from teachers and students that have exploded on social media in the last two days validate what I have known about Mr. Mayfield: he is child-centered in his thinking and a strong advocate for his teachers! This is who Travis Mayfield really is and I suspect that he is uncomfortable about the recognition he is receiving, but so deserves!"

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Make -A -Wish, classmates help friend's dream come true
Make -A -Wish, classmates help friend's dream come true

Sarah Meers was surprised with a presentation by Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. Her fellow students at MJMS are helping to make her dream of going to France in June a reality.

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MJPD detective honored by U.S. attorney | Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet Police Department, MJPD, Frank DeRiggi, James Hambrick
MJPD detective honored by U.S. attorney | Mt. Juliet, Mt. Juliet Police Department, MJPD, Frank DeRiggi, James Hambrick
Hambrick and DeRiggi
MJPD detective honored by U.S. attorney

Mt. Juliet Police Detective Frank DeRiggi was recently honored by the United States Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney David Rivera at a ceremony in Nashville.

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Public invited to weigh in on West Side Park design | Hamilton Station, Hamilton Springs, Lebanon, park, West Side Park, Jeni Lind Brinkman, Bernie Ash, Rick Bell,
Public invited to weigh in on West Side Park design

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.

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Shine the Light on Child Abuse April 29th
Shine the Light on Child Abuse April 29th

Through the Keith Edmonds Foundation, Edmonds has established the inaugural Joshua Osborne Award. The award will be presented to whichever Wilson County or Lebanon Special School has the largest percentage of participation at an upcoming Child Abuse Awareness event Edmonds is hosting at Cumberland University on Saturday, April 29th.

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Del Webb turns 10
Del Webb turns 10

Hundreds mingled and explored at a lavish event held at the Del Webb Lake Providence 10th Year Anniversary Celebration Friday and Saturday.

The event, replete with live entertainment, tons of refreshments, demonstrations and dozens of club displays, filled the entire Club House of the 55-up lifestyle community that made its home in south Mt. Juliet a decade ago.

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McKinney bill passed subcommittee  | Lawrence McKinney,
McKinney bill passed subcommittee  | Lawrence McKinney,
McKinney
McKinney bill passed subcommittee

State Rep. Mark Pody told The Wilson Post on Tuesday that a "big hurdle" was passed in his quest to exonerate a Wilson County man who was falsely convicted and spent 31 years in prison.

Legislation that would enable Lawrence McKinney, who was cleared through DNA evidence, to be exonerated passed subcommittee on Tuesday.

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BREAKING -- Arrests made in fatal shooting | Kimberly Ann Scott, Lance Kelby Rippy, Vincent Edward Clemmons, Wilson County Sheriff's Office,
BREAKING -- Arrests made in fatal shooting Read more...
Event to benefit Rena Cook | Rena Cook,
Event to benefit Rena Cook Read more...
County Commissioners celebrate Women's Day | Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce, Annette Stafford, Sue Vanatta, Joy Bishop, Sara Patton, Diane Weathers, Sonja Robinson, Cindy Brown, Women's Day
County Commissioners celebrate Women's Day

The Wilson County Commission has eight female commissioners - who each month make big decisions on budget, issues and improving the community. They are Annette Stafford (District 20); Joy Bishop (District 24); Sue Vanatta (District 23); Sonja Robinson (District 13); Sara Patton (District 9); Becky Siever (District 1); Cindy Brown (District 21); and Diane Weathers (District 16).

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Lebanon Police Chief talks family, first year on the job | Mike Justice, Lebanon Police Department
Lebanon Police Chief talks family, first year on the job

With a last name like "Justice," what other career path could Lebanon's Police Chief have taken?

He joked, "I guess I could have been a Judge." However, Mike Justice knows that public service is what he was born to do.

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Tressler & Associates, Tressler Title expands to Murfreesboro
Tressler & Associates, Tressler Title expands to Murfreesboro

Tressler & Associates, PLLC and Tressler Title have leased a 1,713-square-foot retail space for the firms' new Murfreesboro offices on the ground floor of One Fountain Plaza, the recently completed 105,500-square-foot office building at Fountains at Gateway, announced developer Scott Graby, president of Hearthstone Properties.

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"Par for the Corpse" performances dazzle
"Par for the Corpse" performances dazzle

On Friday, March 3, the Encore Theatre Company, located in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., went up with lights with its presentation of the show Par for the Corpse.

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Watertown 'lunch lady' rebuilds
Watertown 'lunch lady' rebuilds

Last Wednesday they brought little Buffy to Rena Cook wrapped securely in a blanket. It was a surreal nightmare for Rena but she believed the first responders when they said Buffy, her dog, probably didn't suffer.

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