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Ask Ken Beck

Versatile James Garner went from Maverick to film fame

Dear Ken: I’ve been a fan of James Garner from “Maverick” to “The Rockford Files.” How many other TV series did he make and what were his best movies?

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General Lifestyle

A Fashion Thought... Questions? Questions? We have Answers

Have you heard about the hair style of Kate, of “Kate and Jon plus Eight?” She is sweeping our emails? So many want THIS style. You too?  Kate advises that her hair is thick. “It will not work on thin hair.” Most of our hair stylists are ready and waiting to trim your mane. Hope this helps…

Mandy of Mt. Juliet wants to know the real truth about wearing white shoes. Most of you already know my rule on white shoes. Are you a Bride? Nurse? Under 12 years of age? No? White shoes make your feet look big! Please, choose tan or black for summer…I will be watching!

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No country for old farmers?

Close of Sale Barn proves more costly than loss to cattle business

By KEN BECK
Special to The Wilson Post

As Wilson County continues its expansion as a Nashville suburb, it comes at a price.

The latest victim, the Wilson County Livestock Market, commonly known as the Sale Barn, bids so long this afternoon after 74 years as a farmer’s business and social hub.

It’s been easy for those who live within the city limits to ignore, but for farmers who have been selling their cattle 100 yards off West Main Street for decades, the Wilson County Livestock Market will sorely be missed.

None will miss it more than Sale Barn owners, siblings Bill McKee, Carson McKee and Wanda Bates and their father and chief cattle adviser Alvin McKee.

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POSTSCRIPTS - The Boleyn Girls

 

 

 

When I was a senior in high school I wrote my senior paper for Mrs. Holloway’s English Literature class on The Wives of Henry VIII. I have always loved history so this was a natural choice for me.  And I guess I had never heard of anyone who had six wives!!  Most certainly this was not a comprehensive report or it would have been at least a novel.

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Column

Get to Work!

 

By ANNE DONNELL

I hope you’ll give me some advice on writing my resume (CV).  I’ve just graduated and am looking for a job.  I’d like one that I love, but I’m really just wanting to work.  Thank you.
 -Grad With Dreams

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Post celebrates 6 years

By SAM HATCHER and JOHN B. BRYAN

Six years ago this week we embarked on a mission to provide local news, sports and features to a growing readership that has roots dating back to 1978 when this publication was first published as The Wilson World newspaper.

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Letters to the Editor

How to fund a new Lebanon High suggested

To the Editor:

There is a way Lebanon High School can be constructed without raising any taxes.

There is a reserve fund for closing a Class A (household garbage) landfill; however, we do not have one ready to close.

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Calendar

Law Enforcement panel to meet

Wilson County Commission’s Law Enforcement Committee will meet 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 4 in Conference Room 2, Wilson County Courthouse, Lebanon.

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General News

Chevy dealer gets thumbs up from GM

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

          
Wilson County Motors will continue to serve as Wilson County’s Chevy/Buick dealership, owner W.P Bone announced Tuesday.

“We received a letter from GM this morning confirming our dealership as one of the key dealerships for Chevrolet and Buick,” he said.

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City may sue Dell for property taxes

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

Lebanon City Council authorized City Attorney Andy Wright to sue Dell for back taxes if he decides that is necessary at the regular meeting Tuesday night.

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Nissan officials work site prep this week
By TOMI L. WILEY
Special to The Wilson Post
       
Officials with Nissan met Tuesday at the Wilson County location of a new warehouse for site preparation, officials said yesterday.
         
Wilson County Joint Economic & Community Development Board Executive Director G.C. Hixson said Tuesday that the consolidation of a Nissan distribution center and warehouse from Rutherford to Wilson County began this week when developers and contractors met at the southeast corner of Couchville Pike and State Route 840 for site preparation.
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Sunday night wreck claims 1

By JENNIFER HORTON
The Wilson Post

A two-car collision Sunday night in southwest Wilson County killed one person and injured another.

Nancy C. Locke, 62, of Mt. Juliet, was a passenger in a vehicle driving by Ronald S. Locke Jr., 39, also of Mt. Juliet. Both were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where Mrs. Locke died as a result of her injuries, said Mike Browning, director of communications for the Tennessee Department of Safety.

The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Stewarts Ferry Pike and Harkreader Road.

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