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Obituaries

Broderick Charles Wills, 54

Funeral services for Deacon Wills, 54, will be 12 Noon Friday, July 27, at Joelton First Baptist Church. Born September 28, 1957, in Cleveland, OH, he died Friday, July 20, 2012 at his residence.

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Emma Brown Armstrong, 88

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 27 at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown for Mrs. Armstrong, 88, of Mt. Juliet. Born in the Statesville Community, she died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Elmcroft in Lebanon.

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Henry Davis, 68

Funeral services are set for 11 a.m., Saturday, July 28 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Davis, 68, of Lebanon. A former City of Lebanon firefighter and retired from Consolidated Freight, he died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at University Medical Center.

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Laura Ann Tapley-Cason, 85

Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Friday, July 27 at Pickett-Rucker United Methodist Church for Ms. Tapley-Cason, 85, of Lebanon. She died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at her home.

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Sherry Lee Christian, 50

Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, July 25 at the Hardin Family Cemetery for Ms. Christian, 50, of Watertown.
Born July 21, 1962 in Cheyenne, Wy., she died Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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General News

I-40 widening project underway

A major project to widen Interstate 40 in Wilson County is underway.

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews are performing night-time lane closures on I-40 eastbound and westbound from Mt. Juliet Road to east of Highway 109 this week to prepare the roadway for the construction project. The $56.5 million project will widen I-40 from four lanes to eight lanes. The improvements will include four 12-foot wide travel lanes, with one HOV lane in each direction, 10-foot wide paved outside shoulders and 12-foot wide paved inside shoulders.

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LPD sets DUI saturation patrols

Lebanon Police Department will be conducting high visibility impaired driver counter-measures this weekend.

Officers are planning a checkpoint on Highway 70 on Friday, July 27, said Lt. Brent Willett. In addition, officers will be conducting saturation patrols.

During the checkpoint and saturations, we will be monitoring for DUIs while also enforcing traffic violations and other offenses. The primary reason for the checkpoint and saturation patrols is that they are proven to save lives, Willett said.

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Noted attorney, former judge passes

Longtime local attorney and former Lebanon City Judge Richard J. Brodhead died Thursday, July 26 following an extended illness. Born in Key West FL, Mr. Brodhead received his Associates Degree at Cumberland University, his Bachelors at Middle Tennessee, and his law degree at Vanderbilt.

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General Sports

LHS to sell reserve season tickets for 2012 football

Perhaps bowing to tradition and customer service, Lebanon High School will offering reserved tickets for the 2012 football season at Watkins Stadium / Tribble Field after all. Several sections of chairback bench seating in the middle of the home side are now designated as reserved and will be available for $50 per ticket.

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