Today is Sunday, May 3, 2015
Dot Ponder to be recognized for 30-plus years in the Girl Scouts Dot Ponder to be recognized for 30-plus years in the Girl Scouts

Dot Ponder remembers selling her first box of Girl Scout cookies for 30 cents. That was in Florida when she was a little girl. That first foray into the world of scouting morphed into a 30-plus year career in the Girl Scouts.

Read More »
  • Dot Ponder to be recognized for 30-plus years in the Girl Scouts Dot Ponder to be recognized for 30-plus years in the Girl Scouts

    Dot Ponder remembers selling her first box of Girl Scout cookies for 30 cents. That was in Florida when she was a little girl. That first foray into the world of scouting morphed into a 30-plus year career in the Girl Scouts.

    Read More »
  • Woman of Wilson: Pat Bryant Woman of Wilson: Pat Bryant

    She's had a big impact on Wilson County's educational, political and social communities, but Pat Bryant remains a humble woman.

    Read More »
  • Woman of Wilson: Debbie Melvin Woman of Wilson: Debbie Melvin

    When RE/Max Exceptional Properties owner Debbie Melvin set out to become a Realtor 29 years ago a special friend supported her dream.

    Read More »
  • Telling Tales: Worry Wart Telling Tales: Worry Wart

    I sat at my desk recently and stared at the headlines coming in on the CNN website. "Unemployment rate soars in third quarter," "Healthcare Crisis Looms over US," "Beloved Actor/Comedian Commits Suicide," and on and on. As much as the news of the day was seriously starting to affect my mood, I just couldn't turn away. As if I didn't already have enough to worry about, now I had to add the national debt, unemployment rates and Ebola to my list of problems to solve.

    Read More »
  • Remember Sulphur Dell? Remember Sulphur Dell?

    They call it First Tennessee Park, this spanking new $75 million baseball stadium that awaits the Nashville Sounds' first home game this Friday under the lights.

    Read More »
Insecurity Digest: The United States of America

Excuse me, sir, this is America. And it's about time we stop feeling like we have to apologize for it.

 Read more...
Remember Sulphur Dell? | baseball, history, Wilson County,
Remember Sulphur Dell?

They call it First Tennessee Park, this spanking new $75 million baseball stadium that awaits the Nashville Sounds' first home game this Friday under the lights.

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Julie Plummer | WOW, Woman of Wilson, Julie Plummer,
Woman of Wilson: Julie Plummer

Growing up as the daughter of a military dentist, Julie Plummer moved around quite a bit. She was born in Memphis but graduated from high school far away in Fairbanks, Alaska.

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Kellie Mires | Woman of Wilson, LoJac Enterprises, Kellie Mires,
Woman of Wilson: Kellie Mires

LoJac Enterprises, Inc. Vice President of Finance Kellie Mires was born in Knoxville, but family and business brought her west to Wilson County.

 Read more...
Parting The Canebrakes

The express purpose of the writing of this column is very simple. Many, many people and families have moved to Lebanon and to Wilson County from other places who have absolutely no knowledge of our local history, how we came to be, or who and what we are.

 Read more...
little church vs. BIG CHURCH | church, Ken Beck, Joy Church, Lebanon Church of God, Corinth Church of Christ, Wilson County, Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, feature,
little church vs. BIG CHURCH

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

-Matthew 18:20 (King James Version)

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Lynda Burge | Lynda Burge, Woman of Wilson,
Woman of Wilson: Lynda Burge

Realtor Lynda Burge appreciates quality living in Wilson County.

 Read more...
Saddle up for Cedar trails | cedars of lebanon, horses, riding, trails,
Saddle up for Cedar trails

So you got an itching to be a cowboy or cowgirl and make like Roy Rogers or Dale Evans?

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Beth Ashe | Woman of Wilson, Beth Ashe,
Woman of Wilson: Beth Ashe

It wasn't in her plans to become a "Tennessee Transplant" and "devoted Rocky Top lover" - but Louisiana-born Beth Ashe has long trusted that God's plans were better than her own.

 Read more...
 Maid in the South | Maid in the South, southern, country,
Maid in the South

You know pretty quickly that clever Amy Kinslow is from the South once you hear her favorite saying is "I'm fixin' to . . ." followed right close by "Lord willin' and the creek don't rise."

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Brittany Lawson | Woman of Wilson, Brittany Lawson,
Woman of Wilson: Brittany Lawson

Brittany Lawson wasn't raised Wilson County, but after marrying Lebanon native Ronnie Lawson in 2003, made the community her home.

 Read more...
'Liars,' trash and grub | Ken Beck, food, restaurant, community,
'Liars,' trash and grub

Whether waiting tables or cooking hot meals, Lebanon's Barb Robertson has seen a lifetime of hungry folks walk away from her feeling mighty full. That's not a bad way to say good-bye.

 Read more...
Barking for bites | Ken Beck, Watertown, Statesville, dogs,
Barking for bites

Angela Chapman's trio of Spoil Me S'mo healthy dog treats have proven so flavorful that on occasion a few of her human friends wolfed them down so hastily that their pooches had to wait at the back of the chow line.

 Read more...
Woman of Wilson: Amelia Morrison Hipps | Woman of Wilson, Amelia Morrison Hipps,
Woman of Wilson: Amelia Morrison Hipps

Assuming the part-time position of Wilson County Schools Public Information Officer in 2014 came naturally for longtime journalist and editor Amelia Morrison Hipps.

 Read more...
(Beauty) Work in Progress:  | beauty work in progress, fitness, exercise,
(Beauty) Work in Progress:  | beauty work in progress, fitness, exercise,
Jennie Burton
(Beauty) Work in Progress:

Oh no, March has arrived. In the minds of many women - that is code for - "Swimsuit season is quickly approaching."

 Read more...
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software