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Petco donates $5K to New Leash
Petco donates $5K to New Leash

Lebanon's New Leash on Life announced this week it has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its adoption center animals' medical needs, which will allow for reduced adoption fees.

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New Leash to sell Hwy. 109 property, expand current site
New Leash to sell Hwy. 109 property, expand current site

New Leash on Life hopes a land sale will allow them to expand and improve their current facility at 507 Jim Draper Blvd. in Lebanon.

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Still giving thanks
Still giving thanks

Nobody gives thanks for being homeless.

Just days before Thanksgiving Shay Kimberly Mattern is on her knees doing just that only because she knows deep in her heart it could have been an inexplicable horror story, much worse than losing a house.

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Fire destroys home in Belinda City area of MJ
Fire destroys home in Belinda City area of MJ

MT. JULIET - Flames whipped through a house in the Belinda City area of Mt. Juliet area mid-afternoon Tuesday and killed three pets in the home.

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Pearls of wisdom
Pearls of wisdom

If you're a southern girl who loves her pearls - then head over to Lucky Pearl Designs at The Mill in Lebanon.

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Green Acres of MJHS the 'place to be'
Green Acres of MJHS the 'place to be'

There was a lot of mooing, quacking and neighing going on at Mt. Juliet High School Friday.

And yes, a renegade heifer cut loose when the squealing pigs got on her last nerve. But she was corralled, with no harm, and enjoyed her five minutes of fame.

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Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection endorses Hipps
Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection endorses Hipps

Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection (TVAP), a non-partisan political action committee (PAC), recently endorsed Amelia Morrison Hipps, the Democratic candidate for District 46 in the State House of Representatives race.

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MJ mayor dunks for the dogs at Paws in the Park
MJ mayor dunks for the dogs at Paws in the Park

It's all about "paws" this weekend in Mt. Juliet.

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Southern STARRS calls for volunteers
Southern STARRS calls for volunteers

Therapeutic horseback riding classes for special needs children, adults and veterans is set to begin on Saturday, Sept. 17 as part of the Southern STARRS riding program's fall classes.

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TN Saddle Club trots into Ag Center
TN Saddle Club trots into Ag Center

The Tennessee Saddle Club Association is riding into Lebanon this Labor Day weekend.

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Threat made against Lebanon Walgreens cleared
Threat made against Lebanon Walgreens cleared

Lebanon Police responded to the Walgreens on West Main Street Wednesday evening following the discovery of a note that made a threat against the business.

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Life-saving pet trailer donated to Wilson animal response team
Life-saving pet trailer donated to Wilson animal response team

Middle Tennessee counties are now equipped with a state-of-the-art AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailer that will be available to dispatch to disaster scenes that need assistance sheltering pets.

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Drive-by morning message
Drive-by morning message

One morning not long ago I was eager to hear about the stock market, if any news from Mt. Juliet somehow beat me on the newscast and the latest on a dwindling hurricane. So when I glanced at my flickering mini-television stuck on a shelf in my bedroom - while searching for a sweater at the bottom of my closet and trying to figure out how a Velcro curler works without getting stuck - I was taken aback. I stood up, teetered on one heel, buttoned my shirt, left the curler alone and peered at the television.

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Service canine to be donated to veteran
Service canine to be donated to veteran

The Fallen Soldiers March will this year be presenting a local veteran with an un-fur-gettable companion. Meet Glory.

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Cat controversy ruffles animal lovers
Cat controversy ruffles animal lovers

It was a cat controversy and protest Monday night in Mt. Juliet with the city's recent policy decision to no longer accept healthy cats into the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter.

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'Ponies for Pups' partners
'Ponies for Pups' partners

Ponies are going to perform for Mt. Juliet puppies at what is known as Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter's biggest-ever fundraiser.

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Puppies, kittens need Christmas angels, too
Puppies, kittens need Christmas angels, too
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Creature Comforter
Creature Comforter

It's a fine fall morning, the early fog has surrendered to a brilliant October sun, and inside an ancient, dusty barn, Elizabeth Mitchell has her right arm plunged elbow deep up a cow's rear end as she checks inside to feel if the creature bears a calf.

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Oh deer! Buck won't face charges after MJ business break-in
Oh deer! Buck won't face charges after MJ business break-in

The young buck either wanted an innocent early morning play session, or was feeling a little bit... should we say "frisky."

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Local company pitches in at NLOL
Local company pitches in at NLOL

Nutro Employees came to the aid of their four-legged friends recently by volunteering for a clean-up day at New Leash on Life.

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TN Saddle Club rides into Lebanon for 50th year
TN Saddle Club rides into Lebanon for 50th year

The Tennessee Saddle Club will celebrate 50 years this Labor Day Weekend.

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WCSO K9 team takes top award at state trials
WCSO K9 team takes top award at state trials

Wilson County Sheriff's Sgt. Robin Curtis and his K-9 partner Rocky took home some top honors during the recent Region 13 PD-1 Trials, competing with 28 other dogs from across the region.

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MJ fire chief nearly skinny dips to save a life
MJ fire chief nearly skinny dips to save a life

Fire Department of Mt. Juliet Fire Chief Jamie Luffman saved a life Friday afternoon.

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MJ Animal Shelter accepts $1,000 donation
MJ Animal Shelter accepts $1,000 donation

It was big bucks for the animals when a local insurance agent gave $1,000 to the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter's volunteer organization Wednesday.

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Summer Reading Program brings zoo animals to Lebanon
Summer Reading Program brings zoo animals to Lebanon

Children participating in the Lebanon/Wilson Public Library Summer Reading Program met animals from the Nashville Zoo on Tuesday.

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Pet crematorium planned for Gladeville area

A necessary but perplexing part of the veterinary profession is finding a place to dispose of pets who have had to be "put down" or who have died during veterinary care, and until now, local vets have had to go out of the county for solutions to that problem.

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Rocker Michaels visits MJ PetSmart
Rocker Michaels visits MJ PetSmart

Crystie Bonner traveled from her home in Shelbyville to Mt. Juliet PetSmart, where Poison front man Bret Michaels stopped for an appearance last week. Michaels was in-store to promote his Pets Rock line of products. There were 125 meet-and-greet passes given away with a $10 purchase from the Pets Rock line.

 

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