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Lebanon Fire, Police Personnel
Lebanon Fire, Police Personnel "Tackling for Toys"

On a recent Saturday at Cumberland University, more than 30 local firemen and police officers squared off in a flag football game to help collect toys for the Lebanon Fire Department's "Spirit of Christmas Toy Drive."

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Homeless in Wilson County

Homeless children may live in a tent or a camper, sleep on a different couch every night, sleep in a car or even sleep in a ditch. They have no permanent, safe, predictable place to call home, according to Karen Young, Wilson County Schools Student Training Enrichment and Progress (STEP) liaison.

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SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0
SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0

Bulldogs headed back to Orange Beach --
LEBANON -- Freshman Emily Shires scored twice and assisted on another goal as 11th-ranked Cumberland rolled to a 5-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Women's Soccer Opening Round Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Bulldogs (16-3-1) advance to the NAIA Championships final site in Orange Beach, Ala., for the third consecutive year and will take either Concordia [CA] University or Bellevue University Tuesday, December 2 at 4 p.m. Central Time.

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An Evening in December will support senior center

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Lebanon Senior Citizens Center benefit, An Evening in December at the Capitol Theatre.

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Historic Lebanon announces annual Historic Places Tour

Historic Lebanon's Seventh Annual Historic Places Tour has been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 5 until 8:30 p.m.

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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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Huge robot visits Rutland Elementary
Huge robot visits Rutland Elementary

Though from a distance it might have looked like some alien invasion, things were calm and the giant robotic visitor was a friendly sort and caught the imagination of Extended Resource students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Wilson County Schools names new transportation director

Wilson County Director of Schools Dr. Donna Wright has named Tiffany Lowery as the school system's new transportation director.

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Police want local woman's killing solved

Mt. Juliet police said they feel "confident" the apparent murder of a local mother two years ago will be solved.

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Take a peek at old Lebanon
Take a peek at old Lebanon

Kim Parks gathers 200 splendid images in new book.

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Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day at Providence Marketplace

Two Rivers Ford once again invites families and their furry friends to participate in the fifth annual Turkey Trot to benefit New Leash on Life.

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Wildcats sweep Wilson County Duals

Thursday at Wilson Central High
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central swept two matches Thursday in the annual Wilson County Duals, defeating Lebanon 65-14 and Mt. Juliet 68-7.

The match with LHS was wrestled in front of the WCHS student body with over 1,400 in the main gymnasium.

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CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors
CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors

LEBANON -- Twenty-three Cumberland University football players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, including 16 letterwinners from this year's 6-5 squad.

Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

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Vehicle Testing to resume on Nov. 29 following Thanksgiving Holiday

Lebanon's vehicle emissions testing center will close on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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New face on council isn't new to public service
New face on council isn't new to public service

One thing won't change when Bernie Ash takes his new seat on the Lebanon City Council. Ash plans to continue supporting the proposed Fire Station 4 at Eastgate that was strongly promoted by his predecessor Joe Hayes.

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MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP
MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP

Mt. Juliet High's senior quarterback Nolan Chowbay has been named District 9-AAA football co-Most Valuable Player in a vote of district coaches.

Senior linebacker Weston Rountree of Wilson Central was voted Defensive Most Valuable Player and Mt. Juliet kicker Hayes Foster was voted co-Special Teams MVP.

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PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.
PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.

Lebanon High's basketball teams will be on the road Friday -- making the trip to Sparta to take on White County High. The girls game will tip at 6 p.m. at Roy Sewell Gymnasium. Sparta radio station WSMT-AM will provide online steaming of the game at www.1050wsmt.com.

The Blue Devils of Coach Jim McDowell are coming off a 69-61 win over Shelbyville Central in Tuesday night's home and season opener. Lebanon rallied from four points down in the first quarter to mount a 31-19 lead at intermission.

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Father indicted for child's death
Father indicted for child's death

Lodged under $250,000 bond
Lebanon Police arrested John Thomas Cormier, Jr., 21, of Lebanon in relation to the Aug. 18 death of his 3-month-old child.

Chief Scott Bowen told The Wilson Post that due to the sensitive nature of the case other names, such as the name of the infant, have not been released at this time.

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MJ to receive $1.5 million sidewalk grant
MJ to receive $1.5 million sidewalk grant

Mt. Juliet will soon have some big bucks to beef up a section of Belinda Parkway with sidewalks.

Mt. Juliet Commissioner Art Giles said the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has chosen Mt. Juliet to receive what he described as "an unbelievably huge" grant for $1.2-plus million, with the city's match of $302,000.

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WHS wrestling gym gets final OK
WHS wrestling gym gets final OK

Funding approved by County Commission
Watertown's getting a new wrestling, gymnastics and cheerleading gym for its high school. The gym for the new Watertown High School won the Wilson County School Board's approval last week, and now the County Commission has approved funding it.

Like the school board, which narrowly approved the project by a 3-2 vote, the County Commission was not unanimous in giving its nod to the project Monday, Nov. 17. However, the commissioners' 18-7 vote was more lopsided in favor of funding the proposed gym.

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Search continues for Chamber CEO
Search continues for Chamber CEO
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Woman of Wilson: Meredith McDowell

When the workday is done, Meredith McDowell has a choice to make: "Do I want clean dishes or do I want to spend time with my daughter?"

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Woman of Wilson: Jennie Burton

Jennie Burton doesn't believe in what most women call "dieting."

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Woman of Wilson: Heather Jones Landers

Heather Jones knew she was in love with Greg Landers, of Lebanon, "at first sight."

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Woman of Wilson: Pamela Wiggins

Books can take you places you've never dreamed of - to faraway lands, on daring adventures - and in the case of Pamela Wiggins, to Watertown.

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