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Tennova recognizes Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
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.

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Love letter to local wife, mom and commissioner
Love letter to local wife, mom and commissioner

She's a ferocious warrior.

In the battle for her life - and she's strong.

Lori Landry never minced words in her long tenure as a Mt. Juliet planning commissioner.

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Locals salute MJ Relay for Life
Locals salute MJ Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society Relay for Lifewas held Saturday in Mt. Juliet. The event's goal is to relay the passion for those who are currently battling cancer, those who may face a diagnosis in the future and those who may avoid a diagnosis with early detection. And for SURVIVORS! It was purple everywhere in Charlie Daniels Park today with a kick off Survivor Walk and then Caregiver's Walk. Mt. Juliet Mayor Ed Hagerty was on hand to kick of the event that was followed by a balloon release. Pictured is cancer survivor Pam Foster and other pics from the event.

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Cancer's Journey shares life, love
Cancer's Journey shares life, love

They met on Fifth Avenue in New York. He was fumbling around with blueprints. Completely unaware of his surroundings - while trying to rein in the haphazard sheets of paper - he ran smack dab into her. Actually, the tall stranger knocked her on her duff. A self-described "typical New Yorker," when he offered her a hand back up, she huffed and puffed, gave him a good piece of her mind, turned on her high heel and marched away to her office.

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WCSO Lt. Harrison to be remembered at Sherry's Run
WCSO Lt. Harrison to be remembered at Sherry's Run

Wilson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Bob Harrison was a man who dedicated half of his life to serving his neighbors through law enforcement. Though he was a highly decorated officer, he was best known for his kind spirit and incomparable sense of humor.

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UT Extension offers free 'Cancer: Thriving and Surviving' workshops
UT Extension offers free 'Cancer: Thriving and Surviving' workshops

Cancer is a disease of body cells. While increased age and genetics play important roles in the development of cancer, many authorities believe people can reduce their risk by challenging their way of living. Learning self-detection methods and having regular physical exams will reduce your risk of dying from cancer. Screening for various cancers can save your life.

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Sherry's Run remembers a life of service
Sherry's Run remembers a life of service

Service to God, service to country and service to family - these are the things that sum up the life and legacy of Lebanon's Dr. Donald Cole. Whether he was serving his country as a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army or serving as a medical missionary in the jungles of Ecuador, Cole's life was marked by service to others.

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Fellow educators remember life, legacy of Ms. Christian
Fellow educators remember life, legacy of Ms. Christian

Longtime Wilson County educator Barbara Christian, 66, passed away Tuesday, March 15. Funeral services have been set for 3:30 p.m. Friday, Marth 18, at Immanuel Baptist Church with Pastor John Hunn officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

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Services set for decorated county officer
Services set for decorated county officer

Services for Wilson County Sheriff's Office Lt. Bob Harrison, who had a distinguished 35-year career in law enforcement, will be held Thursday in the Partlow Funeral Chapel.

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Mardi Gras event at Capitol raises $50K
Mardi Gras event at Capitol raises $50K

Mardi Gras at The Capitol successfully raised $52,540 for Sherry's Run to benefit local folks affected by cancer.

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Community mourns loss of Whit Robertson
Community mourns loss of Whit Robertson

Lebanon High School senior Whitten 'Whit' Allen Robertson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.

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Sherry's Run sees over 4,000 participants
Sherry's Run sees over 4,000 participants

More than 4,000 runners and walkers descended on Lebanon Saturday morning for the 12th annual Sherry's Run, ultimately raising more than $300,000 for the local non-profit that seeks to help those in the community whose lives have been upended by cancer.

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Sherry's Run: Patient leaves a legacy of love
Sherry's Run: Patient leaves a legacy of love

12th annual run/walk to honor life of Amanda Ray

A family's first trip to Disney World is a very special time.

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Silent auction grows with Sherry's Run
Silent auction grows with Sherry's Run

As the event site at 623 West Main Street begins to come together, so too does the silent auction tent for the 12th annual Sherry's Run.

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Sherry's Run announces road closures for Sept. 12 event
Sherry's Run announces road closures for Sept. 12 event

Organizers of the 12th annual Sherry's Run 5K, slated for Saturday, Sept. 12 in Lebanon, recently announced plans for road closures associated with the event.

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MJ Relay for Life to light the night
MJ Relay for Life to light the night

How many hours would you sacrifice to save someone's life?

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Go Johnny Go a colorful event
Go Johnny Go a colorful event
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MJ senior slam-dunks the odds
MJ senior slam-dunks the odds

Ashley Roby beat breast cancer at the ungodly age of 14, and three years later this week, she is tearing up the basketball court to help her Mt. Juliet High School Lady Bears basketball team score what she hopes is a championship. Last year, Roby made the Region 5-AAA all-tournament team and helped Mt. Juliet go to the state tourney.

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Sherry's Run patient gives thanks

When making our list of blessings to be thankful for this year, good health is probably close to the top for most of us. For Bill Huber, the list is a bit different. He is thankful for those opportunities that cancer has given him to renew his faith and share it with those around him.

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Educator Reavis laid to rest Monday
Educator Reavis laid to rest Monday

LEBANON -- Graveside funeral services were held Monday morning, Oct. 27 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery to honor the life of longtime Wilson County School Teacher Cindy Greer Reavis, 53, who died Friday after a long battle with breast cancer.

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Lebanon gastroenterologist fighting colon cancer himself
Lebanon gastroenterologist fighting colon cancer himself

A local doctor whose specialties include colon cancer is now battling the disease himself.

Representatives with Lebanon Digestive Disease Associates say Dr. Donald Cole has undergone a successful surgery for a previously undetected colon cancer.

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Benefit basketball game for 'Pirate Bob' Saturday

Lebanon police officers and local attorneys are scheduled to face off Saturday, but don’t worry, it’s for a good cause.

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