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SEC Network's Finebaum to speak at MJ fundraiser

Prime Nation Entertainment is bringing Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network and ESPN along with 104.5 The Zone's Chad Withrow and "special guests" to Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet on Saturday, June 10, to raise funds for t...

MJ Senior Center plans $5K reverse raffle

The Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year, the second annual reverse raffle on Saturday, April 22.

Fiddlers Grove plans Spring Fest celebration

Lebanon's Fiddlers Grove Historical Village is set to host Spring Fest in the Grove on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Preserving Western heritage in words and music

Somebody's got to speak up for cowboy poets and Western music songwriters this side of the Mississippi.

Granville sets date for vintage fashion show

The historic Jackson County community of Granville will play host to "From Comfy to Glamour," a vintage fashion show, sale and luncheon, on Saturday, April 22.



 
Easter bunny 'hovers' instead of hops this weekend
Easter bunny 'hovers' instead of hops this weekend

The Easter bunny has taken to the skies and won't hop in to delight children, but will instead 'hover' to unload tons of fun this Saturday near Wilson Central High School.

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'Little Moe' captured hearts, images of Granville  | Granville, Ken Beck, Vincent DeNardo, World War II, maneuvers, Philadelphia, Randall Clemons, history
'Little Moe' captured hearts, images of Granville

A half-pint in stature but with a giant of a heart inside, 22-year-old Vincent B. DeNardo arrived in Granville on July 4, 1943, one of a thousand G.I.s who trained in the area for World War II. Affectionately nicknamed "Little Moe," the Philly native returned for more than 20 autumns once the war was over. He brought his camera, and by the time he stopped snapping, he had taken more than 1,000 photos of the quaint Jackson County village that nestled beside the Cumberland River.

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Mt. Juliet competes for Disney park grant | Mt. Juliet, parks, grant, contests,
Mt. Juliet competes for Disney park grant

Mt. Juliet residents have the opportunity this month to nominate their city to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a local park.

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 MJ city judge providing a second chance at life | Donor, Mt. Juliet, City Judge
MJ city judge providing a second chance at life

On Monday Mt. Juliet city judge, attorney, wife and mom of four young boys Carolyn Christoffersen got the second most astounding phone call of her life.

The first phone call that could potentially change her life, and another young life, came in January. Monday's call from Be The Match out of Chattanooga may have completed a circle of life.

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Ginny's road to Boston | Ginny Patterson, Boston Marathon, Running
Ginny's road to Boston

Lebanon's Ginny Patterson will be traveling to Boston in April for the world-famous Boston Marathon.

"For a runner, going to Boston is the optimal thing," she said. It's something one could say, she's prepared for her entire life.

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THE TRUCKS STOP HERE  | Ken Beck, Uncle Pete's, restaurant, travel center, Lebanon, Pete Norman
THE TRUCKS STOP HERE

Just off the beaten path known as Interstate 40 awaits one of Lebanon's busiest restaurants and coffee dens.

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Upper Cumberland Wine Festival to return to Granville | Granville, Jackson County, wine festival, wine,
Upper Cumberland Wine Festival to return to Granville

Hosted by the Upper Cumberland Wine Trail and Historic Granville, the second annual Upper Cumberland Wine Festival will take place in the historic Jackson County town's Pioneer Village on Saturday, April 8, from noon until 5 p.m.

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Genealogy festival to feature author and historian Baker | Granville, John F. Baker Jr., Joellan Hall, Edie Williams, Linda Coffey, Rob DeHart, Michael Bertrand, Ron Dishman, genealogy, festival,
Genealogy festival to feature author and historian Baker | Granville, John F. Baker Jr., Joellan Hall, Edie Williams, Linda Coffey, Rob DeHart, Michael Bertrand, Ron Dishman, genealogy, festival,
Baker
Genealogy festival to feature author and historian Baker

Author, genealogy expert, historian and Springfield native John F. Baker Jr. will be the featured speaker at the annual Granville Genealogy Festival on Saturday, April 8.

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Oak Ridge Boys back by popular demand
Oak Ridge Boys back by popular demand

Wilson County Fair Board Vice President Jimmy Comer announced Thursday that the Oak Ridge Boys would once again headline the Bates Ford Concert Series during the 2017 Wilson County Fair.

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RTA promotes St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Train | Music City Star, train, Nashville, marathon, half-marathon, Randall Hutto, RTA, St. Jude,
RTA promotes St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Train

On Saturday, April 29, the Music City Star train will transport runners to the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. It's a tradition begun two years ago and, thanks to sponsor Famous Footwear, one that will continue in 2017.

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Wilson County residents attend Trump speech at The Hermitage | Donald Trump, The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson, Randall Hutto, Susan Lynn, Mark Pody, Bob McDonald, Mae Beavers
Wilson County residents attend Trump speech at The Hermitage

Upon his arrival to Nashville last week, one of President Donald J. Trump's first stops was at President Andrew Jackson's home, The Hermitage. Some 400 invitees and friends and supporters of The Hermitage were on hand as the president paid respect at Jackson's gravesite and toured the mansion.

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Hearty eating rules at Timberloft | Ken Beck, Timberloft Restaurant, Gordonsville, Timberloft, Kevin Jones, Donna Jones, Leah Jones, food, restaurant,
Hearty eating rules at Timberloft

When it comes to scrumptious cuisine, the Jones family at Gordonsville's Timberloft Restaurant proves a triple threat.

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Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club opens membership | Fiddlers Grove, model trains, club, Ron Selliers
Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club opens membership

The Fiddlers Grove Model Train Club is gearing up for another year of sharing knowledge, talking trains and introducing the hobby to those new to it. The club is an all-scale model railroad club.

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Granville Genealogy Festival to honor Ragland families | Granville, Jackson County, Ragland, festival, genealogy, history
Granville Genealogy Festival to honor Ragland families | Granville, Jackson County, Ragland, festival, genealogy, history
Dr. William Hardin Ragland
Granville Genealogy Festival to honor Ragland families

The upcoming Granville Genealogy Festival, set for Saturday, April 8, will honor the Ragland families from Jackson County.

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Confederate Railroad to play Cahoot's March 24 | Cahoot's, Confederate Railroad
Confederate Railroad to play Cahoot's March 24

Multi-platinum country rock group Confederate Railroad is set to perform at Cahoot's Dance Hall & Honkytonk on Friday, March 24.

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