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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mardi Gras at The Capitol successfully raised $52,540 for Sherry's Run to benefit local folks affected by cancer.
Lebanon High School senior Whitten 'Whit' Allen Robertson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.
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.
A family's first trip to Disney World is a very special time.
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.
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.
How many hours would you sacrifice to save someone's life?
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.
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.
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.
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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