A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 at the Immanuel Baptist Church for Mr. Martin, 72, of Lebanon.
Owner of Rapid Print for 38 years, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a 1960 graduate of Lebanon High, Mr. Martin died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Norton, 82, of Lebanon.
Funeral services were held Monday evening, Aug. 3 at the Ligon & Bobo funeral Home for Mrs. Johnson, 80, of Lebanon.
At an elevation of 2,074 feet, Short Mountain proves nearer to heaven than any place in Middle Tennessee.
July 31st at Mary Chaffin Church -
Children in need of a pair of back-to-school shoes are invited to the annual Potter's House/Becky Dewaal Shoe Giveaway today - Friday, July 31.
From 4-6. p.m. shoes will be distributed, one per school-age child or teen, at the Mary Chaffin Church Building at 715 Lake Street in Lebanon.
Event coordinators John and Jan Dewaal worked on organizing the over 900 pairs of shoes this week.
TCAP scores from 2014-2015 -
TCAP Scores released this week reported a drop in various subjects at three Wilson County High Schools; however, Testing and Accountability Supervisor Jennifer Cothron said test scores are merely a "snapshot of student achievement on one particular day at a particular time" and reminded folks that "student learning occurs every day."
The testing data released compared the number of proficient and advanced students, otherwise known as at grade level and above, between the 2014 and 2015 tests.
Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at the First Baptist Church, 227 East Main Street for Mr. Allen, 65, of Lebanon.
Funeral services were held Thursday morning, July 30 at the Neuble Monument Funeal Home for Ms. Weir, 69, of Salinas,CA.
Mrs. Garner, 87, of Lebanon died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at University Medical Center.
Monday, August 3rd is "Back-to-School" for students in the Wilson County School System.
I wrote about the diorama of Bairds Mill in our last weeks, The Wilson Post and the community that sprang up around it. This past Friday, they had the dedication at the Dixon Merritt Nature Center, with Park Manager, Wayne, (Buddy) Ingram, Bill Baird, direct decendant of the Baird family, Peter Burrs, and Stanley Merritt. This will be on permanent display at the nature center at the Cedars of Lebanon State Park
Yankees promote former Golden Bear
Caleb Cotham's long journey in the minor leagues took a big upturn Wednesday when the New York Yankees promoted the Wilson County native to the major leagues.
The Yankees purchased the right-handed reliever's contract from their Triple-A affiliate at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and at the same time designated veteran lefty Chris Capuano for assignment.
Night birds, especially aquatic night birds, make strange sounds-like a kid puking. The small waves, as they break over the gravel/rocky shore, sounds like the incessant giggles of a gaggle of school girls. The croak of tree frog is reminiscent of a baby breaking wind. The plop-plop of my Jitterbug in four feet of dark water, 30-yards from the boat and just short of the bank, tells me the cast did not hit the bank. That is a good sound. All is well.
Stacie Goodall Wahl described her mother, Marcia Goodall, as a person who "always put everyone else above herself."
There are some rumblings in Mt. Juliet about a message, in form of a petition, to send to the federal government crafted by two Mt. Juliet commissioners with some support from a state representative.
The Civil War was about slavery. Yes, it was about States' rights - a state's right to allow slavery. We can be proud of so much of our heritage here in the South. But not slavery. Slavery was shameful.
Wilson County Commissioners voted last week to increase their own pay from $400 a month to $800 a month by a vote of 16-6 with three commissioners absent.
I'm a big believer in goals. I think they're a critical factor in achieving anything that is truly worthwhile. If you want something big, you have to plan and act big. Remember, big goals require big behaviors. But there is an insidious side to goal setting that we allow to creep in and sabotage our best laid plans before we ever get started.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Johnson, 93, of Lebanon
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, July 28 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Farmer, 31, of Crossville.
Funeral services were held Monday morning, July 27 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Smith, 59, of Mt. Juliet.
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