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Obituaries

David H. Harvey, 68

Graveside services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Jennings Cemetery in Statesville for Mr. David S. Harvey, 68, of Lebanon. A well-known auto salesman and former operator of David Harvey Auto Sales, Mr. Harvey died Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, 2013 at University Medical Center.

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Diane Britton Smith, 52

Funeral services have been set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at the J.C. Hellum Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Smith, 52, of Lebanon. Born June 22, 1960, she died Jan. 15, 2013 at Lebanon's University Medical Center.

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Dorothy Ann Fisher, 81

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Fisher, 81, of Lebanon. A member of Tuckers Crossroads United Methodist Church and retired from University Medical Center with 15 years of service, she died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at UMC.

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Dorothy H. Fritchman, 97

Mrs. Fritchman, 97, of Mt. Juliet died Jan. 14, 2013.
Entombment will be Friday, Jan. 18 at the Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.

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Fay Lewis Richards, 84

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Richards, 84, of Lebanon. A homemaker and a volunteer at University Medical Center, she died Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at her home.

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Guy Edward Phipps, 90

Funeral services were held Thursday evening, Jan. 17 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Phipps, 90, of Lebanon. He died Tuesday Jan. 15, 2013 at the University Medical Center.

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Jimmy R. Whited, 66

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Whited, 66, of Lebanon. Retired as a Sgt. from the Wilson County Sheriff's Department, he died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 as the University Medical Center.

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Joe Neal Tomlinson, 67

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Tomlinson, 67, of Lebanon. A 1964 graduate of Lebanon High School and a retired truck driver with Yellow Freight Trucking Company, he died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at The Pavilion.

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General News

WEMA Station groundbreaking Friday

From Post Staff Reports

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Wilson County Emergency Management Agency Station 9 will be Friday at 2 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the site located at 2250 Hunters Point Pike in Lebanon.

A representative of Wilson County Mayor Randall Huttos office said that this is the first of three new stations in plans to expand WEMAs Wilson County coverage.

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General Sports

LHS bowlers defeat Overton 17-10

The Lebanon High bowling team advanced to the second round of the TSSAA Region tournament thanks to a 17-10 win over Nashville Overton Thursday afternoon. The Blue Devils will take on Goodpasture Friday at 1 p.m.

DISTRICT 10 CHAMPS -- Lebanon is fresh from a thrilling victory over Wilson Central Thursday, Jan. 10 in the District 10 finals at the Smyrna Bowling Center.

LHSdefeated Wilson Central 14-13 in the point match win (3396 to 3394 pin total) -- marking the first district title for the program since the 2002 season.

Sean Fugate bowled games of 221-222-225 for a 668 series to lead Lebanon. Andrew Lawrence closed out the tenth frame with two strikes and a 9 count giving the Blue Devils the narrow win.

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MJ girls top Wilson Central

GLADEVILLE -- Mt. Juliets Lady Bears dominated in the paint and came away with a 38-29 win at Wilson Central Wednesday. Now 13-6 overall and 6-1 in District 9AAA, Mt. Juliet will be back in action Friday as they play Lebanon at Campbell Brandon Gym.

Live radio coverage can he heard on WANT FM-98.9 beginning with a 6:15 p.m. pregame show. The Lady Bears rode a strong performance from post player Ronjane DeGray, who finished with 21 points -- several of which came in the form of offensive putbacks.

Sally McCabe added 10 points for Mt. Juliet as Tyia Waller finished with five points and Raeyana DeGray had a bucket.

Wilson Central, now 8-9 overall / 4-3 in 9AAA, was led by 10 points from Rachel Bean and eight from Hannah Brewer. The Lady Wildcats will be on the road tonight for a District 9AAA contest at Hendersonville High School.

Lebanon 49, Portland 29
PORTLAND -- Lebanon Highs Devilettes stormed past Portland High 49-29 Wednesday evening in a game postponed from Tuesday, Jan. 15. LHS dashed to a 15-5 lead after one quarter, then moved ahead 25-10 at intermission.

Abby Wright led the way with 18 points and Morgan Bruce chipped in with 11. Scottlyn Elie, Julia Fox and Madison Sloan each had four points in the victory.

Lebanon, now 11-8 overall / 6-1 in 9AAA, will host Mt. Juliet High tonight in a 6:30 p.m. contest at Campbell Brandon Gym. Homecoming ceremonies are planned between games.

Ezell-Harding 62, MJ Christian 45
ANTIOCH -- Mt. Juliet Christian Academy had three players in double figures, but it wasnt enough as Ezell-Harding downed the Lady Saints 62-45 Wednesday evening.

MJ Christian, now 5-10 overall and 1-4 in Division II, District 1-A, was led by 16 points from Lynzee Ethridge, 12 from Lauren Wankel and 11 points from Shelby Leech.

MJCA hosts Trousdale County in a 6 p.m. doubleheader Tuesday, Jan. 22.

FCS at Clay Co. canceled
Fridays Friendship Christian at Clay County basketball doubleheader has been canceled at Clay Countys request due to a flu outbreak. The Commander teams will be on the road Saturday at Lancaster Christian Academy in Smyrna for a 6 p.m. twinbill.

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Mt. Juliet visits LHS Friday

Lebanon High will host Mt. Juliet Friday night in a District 9AAA contest at Campbell Brandon Gym. Live radio coverage can he heard on WANT FM-98.9 beginning with a 6:15 p.m. pregame show.

The Blue Devils of Coach Jim McDowell enter the contest 8-11 overall and 4-3 in the district following Wednesdays 61-49 victory at Portland.

Ninth grade post player Yalen Reed had his most productive night of the season with 24 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots. Zach Santana added 10 points and Zimmer Hunn pitched in nine.

The Golden Bears are coming off a hard-fought 45-41 win at Wilson Central Wednesday. Nolan Chowbay came off the bench for 18 points to lead the Bears while John Mark Bell added 15. Mt. Juliet improved to 9-9 overall, 4-3 in the league.

Wilson Central, now 14-4 overall and 5-2 in 9AAA, was led by 21 points from Jacob Williams. Ben Palmer had six points for WCHS in the loss and Blake Huffman added five. The Wildcats will play at District 9AAA leader Hendersonville on Friday.

Ezell Harding 89, MJ Christian 36
ANTIOCH -- Ezell-Harding took a 26-7 first quarter lead and went on to bury Mt. Juliet Christian Academy 89-36 Wednesday in a Division II District 1-A contest. The Eagles saw four players break double figures, led by 21 points from Will Smith.

MJCA was led by 14 points from Trevor West and 11 from Zack Jones. The Saints, now 5-11 overall and 0-5 in the district, are idle this weekend -- but will host Trousdale County High in a 6 p.m. doubleheader Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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