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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 wa...

'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.

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.

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.

Last-minute gift ideas made in Wilson County

Only 10 more shopping days 'til Christmas. You're likely just about done. OK, maybe not.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Home Sweet Homemakers | Oakland FCE, fce, Oakland, community, women, club, homemakers, home, history, feature, style, Ken Beck, canning, agriculture, University of Tennessee Ag Extension
Home Sweet Homemakers

For the past 94 years, friends and neighbors have assembled regularly in a simple but charming building on the hill beside Berea Church Road. Topped with a red tin roof, the structure sits next door to Berea Church of Christ and across Coles Ferry Pike from Friendship Christian School.

Possomtown News: Christmastime's A Comin' | Possomtown, Christmas, holidays, Eula Mae Williams, community, guest column
Possomtown News: Christmastime's A Comin'

Hello, friends and neighbors. It's Possomtown News time! It has become a tradition that I tell my little Christmas story durin' this time. So here it is.

Gone - but not forgotten | Don Hodges, pilot, airplane, killed, veteran, feature, school, safety, crash, plane, Ken Beck, feature, community, style
Gone - but not forgotten

A 4-foot-high granite monument recently went up in Ellabell, Georgia. It stands at attention near the site of the former Black Creek Elementary School.

'Country Christmas' to jingle into Granville | history, Historic Granville, Granville, Christmas, style, holidays,
'Country Christmas' to jingle into Granville

Historic Granville will celebrate the 18th Annual Granville Country Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 10, and among the day's many events will be the annual Granville Christmas Parade at 2 p.m.

Wilson County Businesses Benefit from Being Socially Responsible | Second Harvest, Second Harvest Food Bank
Wilson County Businesses Benefit from Being Socially Responsible

Companies of all sizes are developing initiatives focused on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. At its best, CSR is a transparent initiative embedded within a business's culture that contributes to the overall welfare of the community. Many businesses - large and small - benefit from being socially responsible, providing overwhelming support that CSR programs are imperative to success.

Watertown's oldest cheerleader | Jim Amero, Watertown, Mile Long Yard Sale, Watertown Public Square, antiques, community, Ken Beck, anniversary, feature
Watertown's oldest cheerleader

He holds no public relations or marketing degrees, but from his roost inside what a half century ago was Joe Scott's Drugstore and Pharmacy, Jim Amero touts the miraculous benefits of living in the greatest little small town in America.

Worley boards Santa Train | Darryl Worley, musician, holidays, Christmas, train, Santa, Santa Train, CSX, giving back, donations, community
Worley boards Santa Train

Country music star and Wilson County resident Darryl Worley, at top right, recently greeted thousands in Appalachia while delivering Christmas cheer as he helmed the 74th Annual Santa Train. The train runs along a 110-mile route through Appalachia, making 14 stops in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee to distribute more than 15 tons of toys to Appalachian families. SUBMITTED

Festival of Lights opens Friday | James E. Ward Ag Center, Christmas, holiday, community, events, Wilson County Fairgrounds, Fiddlers Grove,
Festival of Lights opens Friday

Workers with Fiddlers Grove, Wilson County Promotions and the James E. Ward Agricultural Center recently put the finishing touches on the 2016 Festival of Lights. The annual drive-through light display, featuring over a half-million lights, returns to the Ward Ag Center on Friday, Nov. 25. Visitors may enter through the main gate of the ag center in front of the Wilson County Expo Center. The Festival of Lights will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at 5 p.m. through December. Admission is $10 per car and $25 per small bus. SUBMITTED

Mi Ranchito celebrates 10 years in Watertown

Like numerous Mexican restaurants across the Mid-South, Mi Ranchito proves to be a true family affair.

Engagement- Krhovsky/Turner | engagement, wedding, style, Lebanon,
Engagement- Krhovsky/Turner

Martin and Mary Krhovsky of Corunna, Mich. are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Katherine Krhovsky, to Jeffrey Andrew Turner of Lebanon.

Allisons celebrate 50th anniversary | wedding, anniversary, community, style,
Allisons celebrate 50th anniversary

Family and friends of Watertown's Bob and Brenda Allison gathered Sunday afternoon, Nov. 6, to help celebrate the couple's 50th wedding anniversary. The celebration was held at First Baptist Church, Watertown. SUBMITTED

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