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The last real filling station

In 1928 Babe Ruth smashed 54 home runs for the New York Yankees, while Mickey Mouse made his first appearance in the cartoon "Steamboat Willie."

Braydon's battle

Braydon Brown needs your help.

3 properties eyed for new schools

The county's school expansion process to deal with the population boom is under way.

The Wrong River

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Sept. 2 service planned for Mr. Smith
Sept. 2 service planned for Mr. Smith
Max Smith

businessman, community leader
Funeral services have been planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at the Westland United Methodist Church for Mr. Smith, 86, of Lebanon.

Born in Byrdstown and a 1947 graduate of Lebanon High School, Mr. Smith died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at his residence.

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Mayors proclaim Sept. Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Mayors proclaim Sept. Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

All four local mayors met Tuesday to sign into effect National Suicide Awareness Month in their communities beginning Sept. 1.

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Census hopes to bring in $500K annually to Lebanon: Mayor
Census hopes to bring in $500K annually to Lebanon: Mayor

In what he describes as several great opportunities in the works for the city, Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead hopes all the planning and hard work will pay off.

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County budget, tax rate, alcohol sales at Expo passed
County budget, tax rate, alcohol sales at Expo passed

The Wilson County Commission approved the 2015-16 budget and set a tax rate before receiving a visit from the ghost of James E. Ward Monday night.

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Astronaut Wilmore to speak locally
Astronaut Wilmore to speak locally
Wilmore

FCA banquet set Sept 10 --
NASA astronaut and Mt. Juliet High graduate Barry "Butch" Wilmore will be the featured speaker at the 2015 Wilson County Fellowship of Christian Athletes annual banquet.

The event is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at Mt. Juliet's Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Lane.

WKRN 2 Meteorologist and native Wilson Countian Lisa Patton will serve as emcee.

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FOOTBALL - Aug. 28 prep results
FOOTBALL - Aug. 28 prep results

Lebanon 28, Warren County 13
LEBANON -- Churning out 352 yards in total offense, Lebanon snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 28-13 win over Warren County Friday, Aug. 28 at Tribble Field / Watkins Stadium.

Down 13-7 at intermission, the Blue Devils dominated the second half -- outscoring their guests 21-0.

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FREE CLINIC -- CU hosts all sports camp
FREE CLINIC -- CU hosts all sports camp

Sunday, Sept. 13 on campus
LEBANON -- Cumberland University and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Sports Council are teaming up for an All Sports Camp for Wilson County residents ages 7-12 on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 3-5 p.m. on the CU campus. Registration starts at 2 p.m. that day.

Girls and boys will be able to choose from baseball, softball, football, tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball and golf. Individuals will receive instruction from their chosen sport for the entire two-hour time frame of the camp and a parent or guardian must remain on site throughout the duration of the camp.

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VOLLEYBALL -- Tuesday's prep results
VOLLEYBALL -- Tuesday's prep results

Central sweeps at Gallatin Tuesday -
GALLATIN -- Wilson Central's volleyball team improved to 8-7 overall and 2-2 in District 9-AAA following a 3-0 sweep at Gallatin High Tuesday, Sept. 1.

Game scores: 25-22, 25-20 and 25-18.

Delaney McCorkle was solid on the front line with 11 kills, five digs and a service ace for the Lady Wildcats.

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