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Obituaries

Euel Lee Sanders, 72

LEBANON -- Funeral services for Mr. Euel Lee Sanders are scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, December 6 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Dr. Larry Locke and Brother Ronnie Armistead officiating. Interment will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. until service time at Ligon & Bobo.

Mr. Sanders, age 72 of Lebanon passed away Thursday, December 3, 2009, at his home. Born August 19, 1937, in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Douglas and Evie Lee Horne Sanders.

Mr. Sanders was a supervisor for the Wilson County Road Commission and was a member of the College Hills Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Jean Barrett Sanders and brothers Robert (Faye) Sanders and Hazel Proctor.

He is survived by his wife Jo Doris Waggoner Sanders; children Randy Lee (Susan) Sanders of Lynchburg; Donna (Shane) Cook of Liberty; Ann (Patrick) Lecorps of Poplar Bluff, MO; Sandy (Melanie) Sanders and Traci Sanders -- all of Lebanon; grandchildren Jacob Taylor, Heath Daugherty, Chelsea Sanders, Taylor Cook, Makaleigh Sanders, Ashton Sanders, Quentin Cook, Walter Sanders, Liz Mitchell, Jock Lecorps and Pat Lecorps.

Honorary pallbearers: Wilson County Road Commission; Active: Jim Major, Bobby Seay, Rusty Gray, Wayne Howard, Chad Horner, Jeff Ingram, Danny Manning and Travis Kirby.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon in charge of arrangements.

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General Lifestyle

Cumberland offers Night School for Songwriters class

Cumberland University will offer a class entitled “Night School for Songwriters” this spring, an intense but entertaining six-week course on the craft and business of songwriting.

Michael Kosser, director of the Cumberland University Songwriters Institute, will instruct the two-hour class that will meet once a week starting in January.

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Column

High flyers and a lively Labrador named Boomer

By GEORGE ROBERTSON, M.D.

My neighbor and friend Tommy invited me on his annual hunting trip to South Dakota this year. For the past eight years, their business group and family members had congregated near Kimble, S.D. to chase pheasant and renew old acquaintances. The FedEx bunch had grown to a group of 15 in years past, but this year would be an even dozen people including three father and son teams of hunters.

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Publishers post will be a hard job to fill

By SAM HATCHER

John Bryan said his good-byes as publisher of The Wilson Post in a column Wednesday and now I’ll take this opportunity to respond.

John and I have been friends for more than 25 years. But we have never been friends like we have been for the past seven years. I think he addressed that well in his column.

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General News

'Bundle up' advised for Santa's arrival

By JENNIFER HORTON
The Wilson Post

Not only is beginning to look like Christmas, it’s beginning to feel like it, too.

And, there might be some snow or snow flurries flying around Saturday morning, as well.

Maybe.

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Credit union robbed at gunpoint, suspect sought

By BEN DUDLEY
The Wilson Post

A local credit union was robbed Thursday, and the suspect remains at large.

Covington Credit Union at 1123 N. Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 a.m., Thursday by a man carrying what Lebanon Police described as a shotgun, said Chief Scott Bowen. The first officer arrived on the scene at 10:22 a.m.

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Local National Guard unit to leave

From Post staff reports

Members of Lebanon’s Army National Guard unit, a group of some 154 men and women soldiers, will leave tomorrow for the first step of a year-long deployment in war torn southwest Asia.

The first stop on their mission will be near Hattiesburg, Miss. where they will participate in mobilization training and preparation for about two months and then, according to the Guard’s public affairs office in Nashville, the unit will depart the U.S. for the Iraqi theater of operations in early February.

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WC Christmas for All needs sponsors, donations

By JENNIFER HORTON
The Wilson Post

Volunteers of a local organization that distributes toys and other items to those less fortunate at Christmas need your help this year as a sponsor or a contributor.

Wilson County Christmas for All, a 501 (c) 3 charitable group, is collecting and distributing toys and clothes to children and families and food boxes and other items to those 55 and older and those who are disabled. Distribution began on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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