Today is Monday, February 27, 2017
Granville to celebrate the '40s

Historic Granville recently announced the town's 2017 theme will be "1940s: A Decade of Change - Thanks for the Memories."

W.E.B. Du Bois' first classroom

For close to a century the rickety shack tussled in a no-holds-barred wrestling match with the elements. Perched near a spring, this unheralded historic gem might have tumbled over had a mighty gust of wind slapped it head-on...

Love is in bloom

Henderson's Flower Shop in Lebanon has seen many Valentine's Days - and can help you get the holiday right on Tuesday, February 14th.

LEGO love

When Debbie Gray plops down almost $200 a pop to gear up for her escape, store clerks at times look up and ask, "Are these for you?"



 
ROPED IN | Ken Beck, Derrick Crawford, rodeo, Charlie Daniels, Leroy Crawford, Gladys Crawford, Jim Bowie Adcock, Will Sanders, Garrett Smith
ROPED IN

"If you can do it in five seconds flat, you can bet your gonna win it," says pro rodeo cowboy Derrick Crawford, talking about his favorite event in his favorite sport.

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Lure of the Hunt | Ken Beck, Gibby Gibson, fishing lures, National Fishing Lure Collectors Club
Lure of the Hunt | Ken Beck, Gibby Gibson, fishing lures, National Fishing Lure Collectors Club
Gibby Gibson
Lure of the Hunt

You might not believe that chatting about ancient artificial fishing baits could make a man laugh and cry at the same time.

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'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 3 | Ken Beck, Jack Hays, Rick Bell, Sam Houston, David Howell, Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Madelon Smith, John Coffee
'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 3

The illustrious Indian fighter and Texas Ranger John "Jack" Coffee Hays was born 200 years ago this Friday near Little Cedar Lick, a few miles northeast of Mt. Juliet.

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'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 2 | Ken Beck, Texas Rangers, Jack Hays
'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 2 | Ken Beck, Texas Rangers, Jack Hays
Jack Hays\' great-great-great grandson, Grant Hays
'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 2

One of Jack Hays' few living descendants is on a mission to tell the story of an incredible lawman-soldier that few east of the Mississippi have heard.

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Jimmy Bowen Show coming to The Capitol
Jimmy Bowen Show coming to The Capitol

Jimmy Bowen is bringing fast-paced, live shows featuring talent like Daryle Singletary and Darryl Worley to The Capitol Theatre in Lebanon this year.

Bowen said the idea for a filmed show came to him late one evening while watching Forrest Gump. "It was the part where his mama said, 'Make your own destiny,'" he said at a Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday.

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'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 1 | Ken Beck, John Coffee Hays, Capt. Jack, Texas Rangers
'Capt. Jack' set the bar for Texas Rangers, Pt. 1

The name John Coffee Hays may not ring many bells in Lebanon or Mt. Juliet, but the Wilson County native son, perhaps the most illustrious Texas Ranger of them all, claims legendary status in the Lone Star State and also left an extraordinary legacy in San Francisco and Oakland, California.

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Love is not blind
Love is not blind

At 21, Lacey Taylor married her high school sweetheart, Chris Buchanan. A year later, she had earned her pre-law degree at Middle Tennessee State University, was prepared to enter Nashville School of Law and discovered she was expecting their first child. And then their world turned upside down.

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'Gospel Show' celebrates 10th anniversary  | The Gospel Show, Ken Beck, WANT-FM, WCOR-AM,
'Gospel Show' celebrates 10th anniversary

As the jubilant sound of the Williams Brothers singing "Still Strong" rings forth in the small radio studio, Miss C rocks her head from side to side and gently claps her hands in time to the gospel beat.

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Red caboose makes ultimate man cave | Caboose, Thurman Mullins, Ken Beck, man cave
Red caboose makes ultimate man cave

What does a man do after buying a 50-ton red caboose on a whim?

Well, the first thing a smart man does is tell his wife.

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I don't fly a chopper but I finally made it to Johnny Cash's pad | Johnny Cash, Barry Gibb, Johnny Cash home, for sale, Ken Beck,
I don't fly a chopper but I finally made it to Johnny Cash's pad

As a teenager growing up in Arkansas, I was raised on classic country music as I listened to the sounds of Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, George Hamilton IV, David Houston and Johnny Cash.

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Last-minute gift ideas made in Wilson County | Wilson County, Christmas, gifts, gift ideas
Last-minute gift ideas made in Wilson County

Only 10 more shopping days 'til Christmas.

You're likely just about done. OK, maybe not.

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Granville Christmas Parade set | Granville, Historic Granville, Christmas, parade, events, holidays
Granville Christmas Parade set

As part of the 18th annual Granville Country Christmas, the Jackson County community of Granville will host its Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. with WKRN Meteorologist and Mt. Juliet resident Davis Nolan serving as the parade's grand marshal.

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Granville Country Christmas  | Historic Granville, Christmas, holidays, Granville, music, live music, events
Granville Country Christmas

Saturday's 18th annual Historic Granville Country Christmas will feature a day of Christmas music at the Granville United Methodist Church.

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Millenials Making a Difference: Ryan Hill | Millennials Making a Difference, millennial, Ryan Hill, Mt. Juliet High School, teacher, coach, Matt Shao, community
Millenials Making a Difference: Ryan Hill

It's no secret that one of society's most important roles is our school teachers.

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Have a bluegrass Christmas and help the homeless | music, bluegrass, live music, fund-raiser, singer, songwriter, Christmas, holidays, events,
Have a bluegrass Christmas and help the homeless

Lebanon's Eddie and Martha Adcock along with friends Gene Johnson and Valerie Smith lead the merry, musical way at the 17th Annual Christmas Bluegrass Benefit Concert for the Homeless, which rings forth at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Station Inn, 402 12th Avenue S., in Nashville.

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